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]
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Subject: Newspapers -- Hamilton (Bermuda Islands)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bermuda Islands   ( lcsh )
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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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Volume ID: VID00227
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Preceded by: Bermuda gazette (Hamilton, Bermuda Islands : 1821)
Succeeded by: Bermuda colonist
Succeeded by: Royal gazette and colonist daily

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Special Correspondence to the
"Royal Gazette."
New-York, March 20.
Disestablishment of the Church of England from
its time honoured alliance to the State is the out-
look.for theProtestant Episcopal faith abroad, de-
9l#a 1 His Grace the Duke of Newcastle, who re-
turned to this -city fromni the South last week.
Disturbers at divine services, he believes, have
caused general alarm at the power of ritualism in
England, and .a severance from the low church
section is expected.
When the Duke of Newcastle arrived in this
country on December 17tb, it was suggested that
His Grace might have come on a mission from
the ritualists of England, among whom he long
has held a conspicuous place. He is interested in
a closer union between the ritualists in the
Church of England and the High Church section
of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United
States. He has returned from Florida where he
'has been seeking rest and health.
On Sunday he met the Rev. George M. Chris-
tian, rectlr of the Church of St. Mary the Virgin,
and the Rev. Arthur Ritchie, rector of St. Igna-
tius' Church. His Grace will be a leading parti-
cipant in several informal conferences to be held
during this week with High Church leaders among
the Protestant Episcopalians of this city. He
will go to Boston next week, and later to Phila-
delphia. The Duke of Newcastle on Sunday ex-
pressed decided views on the state of ritualism in
England, when seen at the Hotel Savoy. He
said :-
"Protestant Episcopal churches are not so ex-
trAmely low in America as they are in England.
Here they are divided into high churches and
broad churches-broad in the sense of laxity of
doctrine. There is no brawling, however, in the
Episcopalian churches here. Kensit has been go-
ing about in the high churches of England and
actually brawling at the services. That would
not be tolerated in this country.
"Owing to these disturbances the Bishops of
the English Church have taken fright at ritualism.
They are therefore trying to suppress ritualism.
We are not aggressive, but we only want to be
left to ourselves. Ritualism signifies doctrine.
It is an attack on our doctrine by the Bishops
themselves. That is why we are fighting for it.
If it were only an attack on the outward form it
would not be serious.
I think it will lead eventually to disestablish-
ment in England. There will be a severance of
the Church from the State. The extremely low
section of the Church will probably leave us. It
may come at any time within twenty years. We
have a strong fighting body. A radical govern-
ment would probably disestablish us, whether we
wished it or not. B'lt what we really want is
dileethtblishment under a conservative govern-
"I don't know what the King would have to
profess after disestablishment. I suppose he
would have to call himself a Protestant. It is
not our idea to get High Churchmen here entan-
gled with our troubles in England. We simply
wish to have them better informed of each other.
There is no movement on foot to again promote
a unign between the Anglican Church and the
Church of Rome.
The possibility of a union of the Western and
Eastern churches is nearer accomplishment.
There are not so many antagonistic laws in the
Russian and Greek Church as in the Roman
Church. I think that eventually the difficulties
that exist -between the Eastern and Western
Churches may be overcome. Steps have already
been taken to that end. Tlere are political diffi-
culties between England and Russia to be dealt
"The Church of Russia is wrapped up in the
State. Personally I shall be very much interest-
ed in the movement to unite them with the An-
glipan Church. But the movement wants for a
'leader a man who knows Russia well."
As a result of conference the Duke of Newcastle
has held with prominent ritualists in this country,
His Grace has formed a definite plan to bring in-
to close union the ritualists of England and the
United States. This will be attempted at first
though the joint publication of the Church Re-
view. It will be conducted by English and
American ritualists along lines best calculated to
cement this section of the Church in both coun-
tries. New York, Philadelphia and Boston are
to be the centres of these efforts toward union.
Later the plan is to extend the work to other
parts of the United States.
The Deputy Minister of Trade and Commerce,
Mr. Parmelee, in his introduction to the annual
report, just presented to the Dominion Parlia-
ment, points out that the year ended June 30,
1900, shows increases in the trade and commerce
of the Dominion of Canada over the unprecedent-
ed figures of the previous year. 'The imports show
a total value of $189,622,513, as against $!62,764,-
308 during 1899, and the exports $191,894,723,
against $158,896,905, a total increase of imports
and exports of $59,896,023. The percentage of
increase is much the same in imports and exports,
thus indicating a general and healthy growth, ra-
ther than being due to any special cause.
As regards imports entered for consumption
from Great Britain and the United States, the in-
crease shows a little higher percentage from Great
Britain and a slightly lower one from the United
States, as compared with the previous year, the
combined imports from the two countries being
nearly 85 per cent. of the total imports. The
percentage of exports to Great Britain, as com-
pared with the total exports, fell off about 5 1-3
per cent. and those to the United States increased
to about 6 1-3 per cent., the combined exports to
the two countries aggregating over 91 per cent. of
the total exports. he statements of the aggre-
rate trade by countries shows increases with near-
ly all countries, only a very few inconsiderable
decreases appearing.
The Women's Historical Society of Toronto pro-
poses to erect a memorial hall to Queen Victoria
by means of ten cent subscriptions, so that every
woman in the city may be able to have a share in
it. The women of Regina wish to erect a memo-
rial statue, but as the Daughters of the Empire
are advocating memorial buildings, rather than
monuments, the plan may be changed.
In the matter of resolutions of sympathy with
the King and the royal family the Daughters of
the Empire took the lead. They also sent a
wreath of flowers to the Queen's funeral, and

have announced their intention of memorializing
the imperial and colonial governments with a
view to having the Queen's birthday May 24,
made an imperial memorial holiday.
The National Council of Women is now engag-
ed in preparing an address to Queen Alexandra,

.and the movement is an extremely popular one.
The name of the Countess of Minto heads the list,
and after it come the names of the wivw s of the
provincial Governors. The signature sheets are
being circulated by the affiliated societies, and the
whole, when done, will be handsomely engrossed
and bound.
General Sam Pearson, from the Transvaal, is in
New Orleans to see what he can do in the way of
preventing the shipment of mules and horses to
the British army in South Africa. Gen. Pearson
is from Barberton, in the Lydenburg district. He
served with Gen. Botha and was assistant super-
intendent of the commissary department of the
Boer Army. He sailed from Africa on Septem-
ber 26, 1900, visited this city and Washington,
went to Holland to see Kruger for further instruc-
tions and then returned to this country. He con-
sulted several lawyers here and said that steps
would be taken to prevent the shipment of horses
and mules from New Orleans to be used by the
British Army against the Boers.
Gen. Pearson will remain in New Orleans some
time to test whether sending supplies and stock
to Africa can be prevented. He expressed the
opinion that the presence of the bubonic plague
in Cape Town might induce tlheUnited States to
interfere with the traffic with South Africa, be-
cause of the danger of the introduction of the dis-
ease here through the mule and horse transports.
If the sanitary plea will not suffice, he says legal
steps will be taken.
According to the annual review of the whaling
industry as prepared by the Whaleman's Ship-
ping List," tle past year was not very satisfac-
tory. While the sperm whale fleet did well the
right whale fleet met with only fair success.
There were two disasters to the fleet during the
year-the bark Alaska of San Francisco, lost at
Cape Nome, and the brig Rosa Baker of New
London, lost at Port Stanley, Falkland Islands.
The present fleet is made up of forty vessels.
On January 1 New Bedford had fourteen ships
and barks and eight schooners, a total tonnage of
4,250 ; Provincetown had four schooners of 438
tons; Boston, one bark of 385 tons, and San
Francisco, twelve square riggers and one schooner,
of 3,673 tons.
Plans for the opening of the Pan-American Ex-
position are assuming definite shape. It has
been decided that it shall be opened promptly on
May 1st. At that time President McKinley and
his Cabinet are expected to be on their way to the
Pacific Coast. It is proposed to connect the Pres-
ident's train by telegraph with the Temple of
Music. Direct telegraphic communication will
also be established with the executive offices of
the Presidents of all the republics of the Western
Hemisphere and the Governor-General of Canada.
They will be requested to touch electric buttons
iurtheirrespective offices at precisely -To'clock,
Buffalo time, which will start a piece of machine-
ry of the Exposition. It is expected that they-
will also transmit a message of congratulation.
President McKinley, from his special car, will
start the great fountain pumps and will send a
message of greeting. The details of this novel
arrangement are being worked out.
On May 14th it is proposed to hold dedicatory
ceremonies, when it is expected that Vice-Presi.
dent Roosevelt, Governor Odell of New York
State and a large number of national officials and
diplomats will be present.
A day, probably between June 9 and 12, will be
designated President's Day when President
McKinley and his party, on their return from the
Pacific Coast, will be present.
Through the ustees of the New York Public
Library, Astor, Tilden and Lenox Foundations,
Andrew Carnegie has offered to the City of New
York $5,200,000 for the purpose of building sixty-
five free public libraries. The only conditions at-
tached to the offer are that the city shall provide
the ground sites and shall contract in perpetuity,
to provide for the maintenance of the libraries af-
ter they are built.
The city officials have had a conference in re-
gard to the acceptance of the gift and a committee
has been appointed to draft a bill for presentation
to the State Legislature. This bill will authorize
the city to acquire sites for the sixty-five branch
libraries and make appropriations for the carrying
on of the work.
An effort will be made in the City Council to
take official recognition of the generosity of Mr.
Carnegie in offering to the city such a magnificent
gift. It is proposed to erect a statue of Andrew
Carnegie in order that he may know while yet
living that the people of New York hold him in
veneration and esteem.
A member of the City Council in speaking of
the matter said that too often great men die with-
out due recognition, on the part of the public, of
their services.
Mr. Carnegie has also recently given away
$4,000,000 to be used as a pension fund for his
old employes and $1,000,000 for the maintenance
of libraries near Pittsburg. The city of St. Louis
Mr. Carnegie has offered the sum of $1,000,000
for library purposes. Besides these gifts many
smaller ones have been made by Mr. Carnegie.
P. .W
Plymouth, March 18.-Sailed : British steamer
Cayo Mono, Captain Friend, Bermuda and New
Baltimore, Md., March 19.-Arrived : American
steamer Asuncion, Captain Rand, from Bermuda.
GOOD HOPE (H. M. S.).-On Feb. 21 the new
cruiser Good Hope was successfully launched by
the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Com-
pany, at Gowau, on the Clyde. SIhe is of the fol-
lowing dimensions--Length between pirpendicu-
lars, 500 feet; breadth, 71 feet; displacement, 14,-
100 tons ; i. h. p., 30,000 ; speed, 23 knots; and
boiler pressure, 300 lb. The propelling machinery
consists of two sets of triple-expansion engines,
fitted in two water-tight compartments, each set
having four inverted cylinder working on four
cranks. Each high-pressure cylinder is 434 inches,
each intermediate 71 inches, and each low-pres-
sure 81) inches diameter, all adapted for a stroke
of 4 feet. Steam will be supplied by an installa-
tion of 43 water-tube boilers and economisers, all
of the latist Belleville type. The boilers will be
arranged in four groups, each group fitted in a
water-tight compartment, and they are designed
to work at a pressure of 300 lbs. The vessel on
trial is to develop 30,000 indicated horse power,
and a speed of fully 23 knots is expected to be ob-

ALBEMARLE (H. M. S.).-On March 5 the
new ship Albemarle, a vessel of the same type as
the Russell, recently launched at Jarrow, was

successfully launched't Chatham. Her displace- strings of the bow *were unfastened and
ment is 14,000 ton ipnd she is to be armed with passed over the strings of the violin, then
four 12-inch and twe re 6-inch guns, all mounted refastened, thus the bow was held underneath the
under armoured protection, together with many instrument while the strings of the bow werO
smaller quick-firing eces. The armour of the above and it was thus the notes of that beautiful
Albemarle has been Napplied by Messrs. J. Brown hymn were sweetly and truly played. Home
and Co. and Messrs. %ardmore and Co., and the Sweet Home was alike treated to more skilful
machinery is to be applied by the Thames Ship- yet accurate playing. The artistes and the no-
building and Enginmering Company. The en- companists, (the latter were the Misses E. Lemon,
gines are of the four cylinder triple-expansion M. Hale and N. Barrett,) were gratefully thank-
type, the diameter tf the cylinders being 33J ed by Mr. A. E. Cocks on behalf of the Church
inches, 54J inches, 3 inches, and 63 inches res- for their great kindness in assisting in the special
pectively, with a 4-fit stroke. They will work object aimed at, which thanks were warmly
up to 18,000 i. h. p., fand this will give a speed of echoed by the audience.
19 knots. The boilers are of the Belleville type, o
24 in number, and ,placed in three watertight Court of General Assize.
compartments. Thepafety-valves are loaded to a
pressure of 300 lb. pressure being reduced to 250 lb. per square inch Before His Honour the Honble. Samuel Brown-
at the engines. Thtship can carry 2,200 tons of low Gray, C.M.G., Chief Justice and the Honble.
coal, and this will tinable her to steam about 30 C. V. Ingham, Assistant Justice.
days at 10 knots. CIVIL SESSION.
BACCHANTE (H.A.S.)-On Feb. 21 the new 25t March, 101
cruiser Bacchante, bu t for the British Govern- 2th March, 1901.
ment was ps'iessfully launched at Clydebank by The ejectment suit of James A. Conyers v.
Messrs. Joint Brown & Co. (Limited). She is of Mary [Ann Kyme was commenced. Mr. H. V.
the following diuensbns :-Length between per- Smith appeared for.the plaintiff and Mr. 0. T.
pendiculars, 440 feet-; beam, 69 feet 6 inches; Middleton for time
draught of water, 26 feet 3 inches ; with a dis- The Court adjourned until ten c'cleck this
placement of 12,000 ;tons. Steam will be sup- Tuesday morning.
plied by 30 Belleville-'boilers of the latest type, ----
fitted with economiser, and the working pressure Extracts from Brigade Orders.
will be 300 lb., redueed to 250 at the engines. H ead Quarter Office, Prospect,
The four compartments into which the boiler 23ead Quarter Office,d Prospect,1901
space is divided absorb 130 feet of the length of 23rd March, 1901.
the ship, as compared with 132 feet in the Dia- The half yearly examination of candidates for
dem and 186 feet in he Terrible. The normal 1st class Certificates of Education will be held in
coal capacity is 1,000 tns, but this can be doub- the Garrison School, Prospect, on the 26th, 27th,
led if necessary, as thlre is ample space. The and 28th inst., and will be conducted on the 1st
propelling machinery consists of two sets of tri- day by Major Norris, D.s.o., 1st West India Reg-
ple-expansion engines- fitted in two water-tight iment, anda Captain, R.G.A., on the 2nd day by
compartments, each sea having four inverted cyl- Major Norris, and on the 3rd day by Major Nor-
inders working on found cranks. The high-pressure ris, a Captain, R.G.A., and a Captain, 1st West
cylinder is 36 inches ih diameter, the intermedi- India Regiment, in accordance with paras. 166 to
ate 59 inches, and eaia of the low-pressure 68 179, Army School Regulations, 1900.
inches. All are adapted for a stroke of four feet. The following order of examination will be
The speed is expected be 21 knots. strictly carried out :-
DRAKE (H.M.S.).--On March 5 there was 9a.m.to12nooa Arithmetic.
put into the water a. Pembroke the armoured Tuesday, 26th 1 2 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. Copying MS.
cruiser Drake, a vessel of the same type as the (2.45 p.m. to 3.15 p.m. Dictation
Good Hope, recently Irdeiched at Govan. She is Wednesday, 27thl 9 .m. to 12 noon Geogrlish phy
of 14,100 tons displacement and 500 feet long; 12 p.m. to 5pm..English His'y
virtually an armoured terriblee and designed to Thursday, 28th 9 a.m. Shorthand.
cope with., the foreigii "commerce destroyers" The candidates should be at the examination
built to prey upon oura'mercantile marine. With room 15 minutes before the time appointed for
30,000 indicated horse-power, it is anticipated commencing each subject.
that she will make at least 23 knots on her trial Candidates from out-stations will be attached
trip and a sea speed of very little less. The en- for rations and quarters to their respective Corps
gines and boilers of the Drake are beingconstruct- at Prospect.
ed by Messrs. Humphrysand Tennanit, Deptford. Officers commanding will make their own ar-
MONTAGU (H.M. o. ere was rangements for transport, &c.
launched at Dev I5 "the n ata- *
gu, a vessel of tIe uamee *' Hotel Arrivals.
launched recently. a -.ype Marli:h 23, 1901.
mounited under ar AT THE HAmILLTOx-R P Loomis, F t1 Henry,
smaller quick-fir Te TheU Geo. P Fellows, Mrs H Beste, Miss Beste, Mrs M
Montagu, which e red Dyson, J C Given and wife, J 1) H Schulz Miss
Brothers, of Birk two alrde Schulz, N.Y.: Mr and Mrs P P .Ieals, H D Gibbs,
Brothers, of Sr two complete Buffalo, N.Y.; It C Pritchett, J S Carew, Nor-
sets ofo thr -- ntc type in separate en- wick, Ct.; Hamilton Stewant, H J Heinz, Pitts-

gine-roomt. adchset engines has cylinders of burg, Pa.; Frank M Hall, Edwin Hall, Baltimore,
334, 544, and 63 inches diameter, with a stroke of Md.; H A Willis, Chas. F Baker, Fitchburg. Pa.;
48 inches, and is capable of developingt9,000 R G Brooks, J J Williams, Scranton, Pa.; W A
h orse power with 120 revolutions per minute. Murray, Miss Murray, Mrs Lloyd, Montreal,
There are 24 boilers of the Belleville type. Canada ; Mr and Mrs G B Longstaff, Miss Long-
S* staff, Mrs 0 J Collins, London.
Concert. AT THE PRINCESS-Albert W Mead, M W
The Weslan at Ireland Islad was Ware, Mr and Mrs M Ware, Breton; W H Chamb-
The Wesleyan Chu1W at Ireland Island was erlain, J A Fiske, F B Van Saun, J M Lowden,
well filled on Tuesday night last by an expectant Mr and Mrs 0 E Thuber, Frank Lord, E M Stit-
audience, gathered together to hear some of the soa Dr F E Stitson, Mr and Mrs J T Casy, Mi
best talent in Bermuda, for which4hey had wil- and Mrs F E Hlimrod, Mrs J C Hudson, Miss C
lingly paid their one, of two shillings as they wil- Woodworth, Mr and Mrs C F Stone. Miss M E
led; and when the concert was over, the opinion Stone, New York ; Mrs R E Mim, Providence,
was very generally expressed that it was one of R.I.; Mrs J Leney, Miss C D Leney, Montreal.
the best evenings they had spent; in fact they AT THE WINDSOR-J Bolton, T White, F Cor-
would not have missed it for the world, with ger, England ; Rev B N Ter Woert, Rev P W
which opinion we happily fully concur. Smith, Jersey City, N.J.
We were pleased to -see Mr. A. E. Cocks back AT THEIMPRIAL-Philip S Ford, New York,
from England again, looking as genial and tho- N.Y.; W N LeBrun, H M S Bnuzzard; Dr L W
roughly in earnest as ever. It seemed but yester- Smith, M iss Violet Smith, Toronto, Canada.
day he went away so that his presence naturally AT KENWOOD IAtLTL-Alfred Vale, Hamburg,
was taken in the usual order of things,-to put it Germany.
clearly, he was just as popular as ever. Mr. Cocks AT THE AMERICAN HousE-Jacob C Wund, C
as chairman, before announcing the first item on Kihm, Mrs Kihm, Miss Kihm, David Chiman,
the programme graciously explained, that to Mr. Dr G W Carman, J Hickok and son, New York,
Buttenshaw belonged thel credit of initiating this N.Y.
concert, and owing toiis energy and pursuasive-
ness, on behalf of the fund for the new organ, the 0
ladies and gentlemen who would appear| had most Custom House-Hamilton.
graciously and voluntarily given their services. ENTERED.
He regretted that Mr, Buttenshaw was not there March 23-R. M. S. Trinidad, Fraser, New York,
to witness the success of his efforts, owing to his assorted cargo to Jas. A. Conyers.
having sailed for Jamaica in Ss. Beta that day. rC ny .
We cannot attempt to do justice to the various CLEARED.
performers in our brief-report, and we wish to as- March 25-R. M. S. Trinidad, Fraser, New York,
sure our readers that we should signally fail if we Potatoes 357 bbls, Onions 40 boxes, Vegetables
did, as all were so eminently good. 1218 pkgs. etc., etc.
Mr. F. N. Palmer~. pianoforte contributions
were well rendered ; this was the first public per- Custom House-St George's
formance of this gentleman in Bermuda, but no CLEARED.
doubt the cordial reception given to him will in- 23-Amr. Sohr. Jose Olavern, Davis, to New
duce him to repeat it at no distant date. Mr. York, cargo p. p. lumber, had repairs effected.
S. Ruberry sang two beautiful solos Zion," and
"Nearer home." We imagine he was never IN PORT.
heard to better advantage; his singing being par- Russian barque Carl Gustay reloading.
ticularly clear and iAscial. Mrs. Lance added Swedish Carl Frederickl
fresh laurels to those already gained, by thIe ca- er. Ship Fritz, sold at auction.
able and touching manner in which she recited. ur.dS S S orand eating sa ftL.
Miss Marie Dickinson delighted her audience Br. S S. Pobiann, awaiting shaft.
with her singing. In it was an evidence of care- Nor. barque Passat, awaiting orders.
ful training, and her efforts were most cordially B
applauded. PASSENGERS.
It is a long time since an Ireland Island audi- J H sonG, rs A L d L
ence has been favoured by a visit from Mrs. Grant, In the 14. M. S. Trinidad fiom New York on
whose singing is sd well known on this side of Saturday last :-Dr and Mrs G B Longstaff, Mr
the water, and as may be imagied this lady met and Mrs P I Beals, M' and Mrs J T Cary, Mr
with a splendid reception, the pieces chosen by and Mrs Fred E Himrod, Hr and Mrs C D Kihmn,
her were Rudyard Kipling's, ""Lest we forget," Mr and Mrs 0 E Thurber, Mr and Mrs Jacob
arranged as a Recessional Hymn and a solo Wund, Mrs Henry Beste, Mrs Collins, Mrs Dy-
SLand o' the leal. It g6es without saying they son, Mrs J C Hudson, Mrs A L Lloyd, Mrs LA-
were perfectly sung, lttt by no means did these ney, Mrs osa E Mann, Mrs Alice Ryan, Ms A
items afford a test of ttimf lady's great abilities. Schramn, Mrs Chas Stone, Mr W M Ware, Miss
Mr. Allen afforded a treat rarely the privilege Hildegard Beste, Miss K Kihm, Miss Lougstaff,
of an audience in Bermuda to see and hear, by his Miss Leney, Miss S H P Murray, Miss M Stone,
dramatic rendering of the Dream of Eugene Miss Smith, Miss E Shalz, Miss Carrie Wood-
Aram." It was wonderfully realistic; his .elocu- worth, Dr G W Carman, Dr E stetson, Dr L
tion wasclear and he was truly" Eugene Aram" Smith, Rev P W Smith, Rev B H Ter Woert,
personified. Miss A. Lemon contributed two so- Capt S Colville, Messrs R G Brooks, C F Baker,
los in a specially good voice; barely has this ac- C Cooper, JS Carew, T A Dempsey, George P
complished singer been heard in better form. Fellows, J A Fishe, HD Gibbs, J Hall, John N
Her rendering of Abide with me" was especial- Hickok, F H Henry, Edwin M Hall, Frank Mi
ly praiseworthy and truly sung. Hall, H J Heinz, R P Loomis, W H Cumberland,
Mr. Moffatt, bandmaster of H. M. S. "Cres- J MLowden, F Lord, WA Murray, Albert N
cent," favourednswith a fine Cornet Solo" Queen Mead, H C Pritchitt, E M Stetson, A D H Shulz,
of the Earth." Unidoubtedly he is a perfect mas- Hamilton Stewart, F B Van Saun, J J Williams,
ter of the instrument, every note was distinct and M Weld Ware, H A Willis, P Webster, C
well sustained. Mr. Portuando, bandsman, also Stone, Master Hickok.

of H. M. S. Crescent," fairly carried his listen- In the RMS Trinidad, for New York yesterday :
ers away by the sweet music he discoursed on the -Dr and Mrs Henry A Tupper, Mr and Mrs J
violin, and seldom have we heard a more raptur- Lyons, Mr and Mrs W Hay, Mr and Mrs F H
ous encore than welcomed him. He, very Hodgman, Mr and Mrs H E Gates, Mr and Mrs
cleverly played, Nearer my God to thee," W T Brown, Mr and Mrs G H Goodwin, Mr and
in a way simply short of marvelous; the Mrs C F Bennett, Mr and Mrs E B Laughlin, Mr

and Mrs A W Bartlett, Mr and Mrs C Gilbert,
Mr and Mrs McCauge, 3 children and maid, Mr
adult Mrs Louis Schwaneifluegel and son, Mr and
Mrs Jacob G Calvert, Mr and Mrs J Chittenden,
Mr and Mrs E P Tysen, Mr and Mrs C W Bray,
Mr and Mrs H Birks and 2 Children, Mr and Mrs
E B Page, Mr and Mrs H Mander, Mr and
Mrs T E Cox, Mr and Mrs J W Orth, Mr
and Mrs Rockwood, Mr and Mrs W W Boaz-
imati, Mr and Mrs Edward D Shepard, Mrs 6
A Fernald, Mrs Roger Dodge, Mrs J 1D Cullert-
son, Mrs Atherton, Mrs J Romaine, Mrs C F Ap-
polono, Mrs J H Wright, Mrs W L Lewis, Mrs F
Allen and Maid, Mrs A G Lyon, Mrs 11 M Pay-
son, Mrs 0 A Ellis, Mrs C Tonnele, Mrs Jessie E
Snyder, Miss A M Jenkins, Miss Kate J Hotchkiu,
Miss Mabel Cook, Miss Mina Beete, Miss Dun-
ham, Miss Bacon, Miss M B Brown, Miss Alice
Hoffman, Miss E S Rowley, Miss N Lewis, Miss
May Dickey, Miss E F Henry, Miss E Barbour,
Miss I M Stewart, Miss M Vance, Miss Olive
Harris, Miss J Dull, Miss L H Ketcham, Miss M
1H Wcodward, Miss A G McNamee, Miss A Rose,
Dr W T Carolin, Dr E C Smith, Dr E K Dunham,
Dr GW Hawley,*Dr G S Derby, Col E B Stod-
dard, Capt D Hashagen, Messrs H C Friedman, J
L Tonuele, S L Parrish, H M Payson, Samuel
Townsend, H Donworth, P S Ford, W M Cabot,
E B Alford, G Rogers, Frank Rogers, T G Ward,
T E Bennet, A Vale, T Griggs, A M Henry, C F
Keim, G W Birks, J G Umpleby, D M Dull, C H
Whetham, Frank Subeit, E M Pope, Chas Has-
lam, D L Adamson, J C Seabury, H P Goff, J E
Tibby, D Bacon, J H Barry, Master F Friedman,
Master W Bray. 2nd Class-2 hotel servants.
2nd class forward-2 men.
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Halifax, N.S., March 25-S. S. Ocamo sailed 9
a.m. to-day for Bermuda.
Halifax, N.S., March 25-S. S. Erna arrived at
St. John 5 p.m. Saturday.
Beta arrived Turks Islands 9 a. m. and sailed
12.45 p. m, for Jamaica to-day. (23rd March.
New York, March 25-Pretoria sailed 10.15
a.m., Quarantine, with 89 cabin passengers in
foggy weather.
Jamaica, March 25-Beta arrived noon from
Turks Islands.

Naval Notes.
H. M. S. Alert proceeded to sea on a full speed
steam trial yesterday which proved very satisfac-
H. M. S. Rocket pays off on the 31st instant
and will be passed into the Steam Reserve,
SHIPS IN PORT.-Crescent, Charybdis, Tribune,
Psyche, Proserpine, Alert, Buzzard, Hotspar,
Rocket and Quail. The Midshipman's Sailing
Race for Lady Bedford's Cup takes place in the
Great Sound to-day, Tuesday.

New York Weather Repr-- .-
New York, March 23.-Weather, clear ; Wind,
Westerly ; Temp 34.
New York, March 25-Weather, foggy ; wind
northerly ; Temp., 47.
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Salvation Army Notes.
Adjt. and Mrs. Miller, will conduct a special
meeting at Southampton this (Tuesday) evening.
Farewell meeting of Capt. Cowan will take
place at Eureka" Hall to-morrow (Wednesday)
evening., Dividead.-London, March 19.
At the annual meeting of Vickers Sons & Maxim
to-day a dividend of 20 per cent. was declared by
the Board of Directors.
It was announced that there had never been
any intention of amalgamating with certain Amer-
ican firms. There had been negotiations with
some of these companies with the view of getting
the Vickers Company's system of ordnance intro-
duced in the United States on a scale commensu-
rate with its importance. Up to the present time
the terms offered had not been acceptable, but the
company had not abandoned its intention of try-
ing to get its guns manufactured in America.
Shamrock IPI.s Innovation.-London, March 19.
A Glasgow despatch to the Central News says the
secret of the new Shamrock's design is that the
body is thrown forward instead of aft as in previ-
ous challengers. She has a bluff entrance and an
easy run aft to secure the elasticity which is al-
ways prominent in American boats and the plates
are jointed in order to avoid overlapping. The
builders are satisfied that she will be a first-class
racer and other experts assert that she is the most
elastic, lightest and fastest challenger that ever
attempted to capture the America's Cap.
Want no [Change in King's Oath.-London,
March 18.-The Imperial Protestant Federation,
which is composed of twenty-seven churches and
societies of the United Kingdom, has passed reso-
lutions declaring that it is essential for the preser-
vation of civil and religious liberties and for the
freedom of the empire from the influence of tle
Vatican that the sovereign's coronation oath be
maintained unimpaired, and regretting the decis-
ion of the Government to appoint a Parliamentary
committee to consider the revision of the declara-
tion against Romish doctrines. The resolutions
add that the Protestants are convinced that the
oath should not be altered merely to pleas tshe

Englishmen Hooted in Paris.-Paris, March 18.
-The British Special Mission, headed by Earl
Carringtoi, to communicate formally to the
French Government the facts of the death of
Queen Victoria and the accession of King Edward
VII. arrived here this afternoon. The party were
met at the railway station by a representative of
President Loubet and by other officials. When
they left the station to go to their hotel they were
escorted by a detachment of cuirassiers.
Among the crowds on thie streets there was
Some hooting at the Englishmen and cheers for
Mr. Kruger and the Boers as the Commissioners
passed along.
Arnold Boecklin, the great Swiss painter, died
recently at Fiesolc at the age of 74 years. He is
best known by his romantic, mythological pic-
tures. A few months ago his son was convicted
of a murderous assault on a woman, and is now
in prison.
Colchester intends to erect a statue to Dr. Wil-
liam Gilbert, who was physician to Queen Eliza-
beth, and aid the foundations of magneto-electric-
ity in his great work "De Magnete, Maguetisque
Corporibus et de Magno Magnete Tellure, Phy-
siologia Nova."

Bendigo, the most famous of the Australia gold
fields, is going to celebrated this year the fiftieth
anniversary of the discovery of gold in Australia
by holding mng a ining exhibition. The Bendigo
mines have produced 17,169,980 ounces of gold so



Gibbs' Hill Light Station at Bermuda between
the 17th and 24th March, 1901; height
above the sea being 246 feet at base, where
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22nd Afternoon squally.
Principal Keeper.

Hamilton, March 26, 1901.

QUARTER SESSIONS of the Peace for
these Islands will be holden

On Thursday,
the 4th day of April, 1901.
Justices Room, at the Public Offices,
At 10 o'clock in the forenoon.
Clerk of the Peace.
Hamilton, 25th March, 1901.

"The British Workman and His
Under the above title Mr. William Woodward
discusses, in the current number of the Nineteenth
Century and After, the subject of the decline in
British trade. The article is not lengthy, but the
writer has contrived to pack his thoughts close.
He deals only with the building trade and traces,
if not an absolute connexion, at least a suspicious
coincidence, between the supremacy of Trade
Unionism and the decline of trade in Great Bri-
tain. Much of what he says applies, beyond a
doubt, to many trades besides the building trade.
Notwithstanding the hopeful view of Lord Salis-
bury, as enunciated before the London Chamber
of Commerce the other evening, it is a fact that a
considerable volume of trade has passed from
Great Britain to Germany and America ; and in-
dications are not wanting that all is not well with
some that remains. Sweet incense in the form
of technical education shall be offered to the of-
fended deities, hecatombs (if they cost nothing)
shall propitiate them, they shall smile once more
upon their faithful votaries ; trade shall return
with unnumbered blessings in its train,-free
houses, free bread, beer, boots, and tobacco. Mr.
Woodward does not hope for much from technical
education, (if education it be), neither from the
scheme to provide artisans' dwellings.
The English workman can turn out goods of
first-class quality, and, were he contented to work
as perseveringly as the German, would not fall
seriously behind as to quantity. A recent report
of the Labour Department of the Board of Trade
shews that workmen's wages have been steadily
on the increase for the last four years. The effect
upon the working expenses of any concern being
left out of the question, that upon the total out-
put has been far from satisfactory. Shors hours
and large pay might be supposed to exercise a
powerful influence for good upon the mind of the
workman, by giving him time and means to im-
prove himself. Mr. Woodward's experience does
not favour this view.
We know that the men are paid at noon on Satur-
day, and that many of them are not seen again on the
building till the Tuesday morning following. It may
be that they have been studying the handiwork of
their predecessors in the South Kensington Museum, or
that they have been giving the benefit of their practical
knowledge to some of the pupils at the technical
schools, or have been doing a little work in the garden.
That I do not know; but I do know that at the dinner
hour on Tuesday some of ths men who have taken 3
or so on the Saturday cannot get their dinner till they
have borrowed the price of it from the foreman, so that
the increase of wage has resulted in loss of work to the
master, itself of the utmost importance, and has confer-
red no benefit whatever upon the workman or his fa-
Of course all this means delay in filling contracts
which always has a most pernicious effect upon
trade, and gives an immense advantage to the
German and American who are not hampered by
Trade Unionism, and restricted to a certain clique
in the labour-market. They can consequently
manufacture and send over to Great Britain arti-
cles quite as good made in one-half the time, and
costing one-third less money. And thus it may
happen, and, no doubt, sometimes does happen,
that after making, say a pair of boots, which his
employer cannot sell under 15/-, the happy Bri-
tish workman pockets his wages, steps into the
shop next door, and buys himself as good a pair
of American-made boots for 10/-.
Technical education may be, and, no doubt is,
a very fine thing in the abstract; but whether it
possesses all the advantages claimed for it by its
advocates is a proposition which yet remains to
be proven. All the technical education ever
dreamed by the most sanguine will not mend mat-
ters so long as by the influence of the Trade Union
the quick intelligent earnest and enthusiastic
workman is not a whit better off than his idle,
careless, and dissipated neighbour. Perhaps uti-
litarian education may be the right thing ; per-
haps it would be better for boys to form their
ideas of English literature upon choice selections
from the Daily Chronicle or the Review of Beviews
than upon the glowing pages of Macaulay or Gib-
bon, Shakespeare or Scott; but the question will
recur whether the boy's early education ought not
after all to provide him with some resource for
his hours of relaxation ? Will education of a
purely utilitarian nature enable the workman of
the future to free himself from the bonds of the
Trade Union ; or will it merely tend to rivet the
chains yet more firmly upon him ?
Mr. Woodward is of opinion that a strong Act
of Parliament should be passed to prevent Trade
Unions from interfering with that liberty which
is Britain's proudest boast, but which her work-
men do not enjoy.

New York Fast Express Service.
On Saturday forenoon we received a duplicate
copy of a type written letter addressed to the
Mayor and Corporation of Hamilton from Messrs.
A. E. Outerbridge & Coy., New York, with a
memo to publish it. A similar copy must have
been sent to the Colonist as that Journal published
it in its issue of Saturday. The Mayor informs
us that he received the original from Mr. Jas. A.
Conyers on Saturday afternoon when calling at
the Quebec Steamship Coy.'s Office. The S. S.
Trinidad having come alongside the wharf at
Hamilton about 8 a.m. Saturday, the letter was
in type before the original could be delivered to
the Corporation. The Mayor isof opinion that an
error was fallen into by the New York Office of
the Quebec Steamship Coy. in not putting into
the Agent's despatches the copies of the letter to
the Corporation ; for, otherwise he is at a loss to
understand why copies were sent direct to the
Press, delivered, and in the case of the Colonist,

Bloemfontein, March 22.-Military operations
in the south eastern part of Orange River Colony
are progressing. Major Julian Byng has brought
in 300 refugees 16,000 cattle and 40,000 sheep
from the Wepener and Smith Field districts. Col
Bethune has sent in 17 prisoners from Thaba N
Chu. 300 prisoners are now camped here.
Bloemfontein, March 22.-The result of the
combined movements against Gen. Fourie, near
Thaba N'chu was the capture of two hundred
Boers, one hundred and forty thousand sheep,
five thousand horses and a host of cattle. The
Boers broke southward to the right and left.
Cape Town, March 22.-The Boer raiders in the
ease part of Cape Colony and with the exception
of almost daily skirmishes keeping out of the reach
of the British. Colonel Soovel engaged Comman-
dant Fouche and Malan near Blaaw-Krantz,
on March twentieth. Three British were kill-
ed and four wounded and four Boers were killed.
The number of Boer wounded has not been ascer-
tained. Commandant Kritz-Signor is marching
steadily northward. It is officially reported that
Gen. Dewet's commandos have been broken up
for the present.
London, March 23-The latest despatches from
Bloemfontein show that the 200 Boers who were

used before it was possible for the Corporation to
receive the letter, since it had to be examined by
the Bermuda Agent of the Quebec Steamship Coy.
before being delivered. The usual course is to
publish after the documents have been submitted
to the Corporation or by special request or per-
mission of the Mayor.
We are given to understand that the existing
lease of the Hamilton Hotel has yet 14 years to
run and that any modification of it must be the
result of a mutual understanding between the
Corporation as owners of the property and the
Lessees. The condition attached to the Quebec
S. S. Coy.'s undertaking a Special Fast Express
Steam Service between Bermuda and New York,
of adding 200 rooms to the Hamilton Hotel, prac-
tically means the construction of a new Hotel in
connection with the Hamilton Hotel. The pro-
position is reasonable that the Hotel provisions
should be in proportion to the Steam service pro-
vided. And when both may be provided, the
question is pertinent, what commercial profit will
accrue. The desirability of having the Tourist
business on the most satisfactory basis will be
readily admitted. But the whole question should
be prudently approached, and no hazardous risks
undertaken that may re-act prejudicially. All
concerned will doubtless consider the whole pro-
blem calmly and endeavour to arrive at a just
conclusion in keeping with the advanced ideas of
the day.

Copy of Letter sent by 'Ncssro. A. E. Out.
erbridge & Co. for publication.
No. 39 Broadway, New York,
Mar. 16, 1901.
Honourable Thomas S. Reid, Mayor,
Honourable Gentlemen of the Corporation,
Hamilton, Bermuda,
Sire :-We respectfully beg to lay the following
before your Corporation.
For many years it has been the policy of the
Quebec S. S. Co. and its agents in New York and
Bermuda, to maintain the steamship service be-
tween New York and Bermuda in such a manner
as to attract the tourists from the United States to
Bermuda, as well as to further the other direct
interests of Bermuda. We do not think it is ne-
cessary to go into any detail as to record, for the
regularity, especially during the present winter,
has not been equalled by any other transportation
company trading foreign from New York.
We think we can state without fear of question
that no steamer could be built at the present day
of the size of the "Trinidad," to maintain the
same speed, with any greater comfort than is pro-
vided on the Trinidad." It has, however, been
reported at various times that the tourists, hotel
managers, and others at Bermuda have expressed
the opinion that a larger and even faster ship than
the "Trinidad would attract a much larger
number of tourists.
While it is a great question whether any possi-
ble trade to Bermuda, would ever pay interest on
an investment of a ship costing upwards of 120,-
000, it is certain that until much larger provision
is made at Bermuda than exists at present for
tourists desiring to go to first class, large, modern
hotels, no larger transportation facilities can be
utilized than have already been provided by the
Quebec S. S. Co. It has repeatedly happened this
season, and last season, that tourists desiring to
go to Bermuda have been informed by cable that
no rooms could be had either at the Hamilton or
Princess Hotel.
However, ia view of the reports above noted,
we have obtained the consent of the directors of
the Quebec S. S. Co., and we are authorized to in-
form you that, coincidently with the Corporation
arranging for an increase of 200 rooms in the Ham-
ilton Hotel, and the owners of the Princess Hotel
arranging for a reasonable addition, the Quebec
S. S. Co. will take active steps to obtain a larger
and faster steamner for the Bermuda Line. It will
probably take not lesasthan.six months to arrange
the purchase and fitting of such a steamer, and it
will probably take eighteen months to build a
new steamer.
We are, sirs,
Yours respectfully,
4 .
At the Tower.
The Amateur Photographers' Exhibition at the
Tower opens to-day and will be continued to-
morrow and next day.
Admission is by tickets at 1/ each. The pro-
ceeds go to the Cottage Hospital.
Mr. J. A. French's Benefit.
The annual concert for the benefit of Mr. J. A.
French, leader of the Hamilton Orchestra will be
given at the Hamilton Hotel this evening. A
few tickets are still to be had at this Office.

St. Andrew's Church.
The annual sale of Work organized by the La-
dies of St. Andrew's Church will be held to-mor-
row in the Mechanics' Hall. Among the attrac-
tions will be the Orchestra of the Hamilton Ho-
tel under direction of Mr. J. A. French.

Bermuda Hunt Club.
The supplementary Spring Meeting of the
Bermuda Hunt Club will be held on the
Shelly Bay Race Course on Thursday afternoon
next commencing at 1.45. There are seven
events on the card, for six of which there are a
goodly number of entries ; the seventh is to be a
post entry for Non-Winners in races at both meet-
ings. Some good racing may be expected. The
course is in splendid order, and if the weather
proves propitious a fine afternoon's sport may be
H. H. S. Tribune.
The Variety Company of H. M. S. Tribune
will perform in the Mechanics' Hall on Friday
evening next, commencing at half-past seven. An
excellent programme is provided and the Enter-
tainment is sure to prove well worth attending.
We wish the Company a bumper house.

Orange Blossoms.
About four years ago Dr. S. A. Smith imported
from Manville, Florida, fifty orange trees and
planted them at Riddell's Bay. Forty-nine suc-
cumbed to disease; but the remaining one is now
in full bloom and looks like a gigantic bouquet.
The fragrance of the flowers is perceptible at some
distance. It is worth seeing, and Dr. Smith will
have much pleasure in shewing it to any who may
be interested in orange culture.

Our Cable Despatches.

serious. The Daily Mail's correspondent says,
" the inhabitants are scared by the talk of revolu-
tion. Ten thousand troops will be here to-day,
(Saturday,) and a state of seige will probably be
Marseilles, March 25. The strike situation
has undergone little change, there have been no
further disorders, more street cars are running to-
day protected by police, the strikers are quietly
trying to influence workers to join them and
many factories are closed owing to want of en-
St. Petersburg, March 23-A ministerial council
was held yesterday at Sarskoe, the summer resi-
dence of the Czar, 17 miles south of St. Peters-
burg under the presidency of the Czar to discuss
the riots, whose continuation, to-morrow is antici-
Washington, March 21-There is a big tempest
in a tiny British teapot here. Among the distin-
guished strangers who came to Washington to en-
joy the inaugural ceremonies and take active part
the general entertaining were. Major General and
Mrs. Eaton, the former an officer of the British
army, and the latter formerly a wealthy New
Yorker, Miss French by name, and related to Mrs.

reported captured near Thaban'chu were refugees
who surrendered voluntarily. They were in a bad
plight and had recently been fighting under Gen.
Dewet and Gen. Fourie.
Cape Town, March 24.--Severe fighting occur-
red Friday March 22, between the British and
Boers at Hartebustfontein, east of Klocksdorp
| iCape Town, March 24-The bubonic plague
continues to spread here. There is an average of
six fresh cases officially reported. Most of the
victims are coloured persons.
Liverpool, March 25-The Daily Post hears
that the failure of the peace negotiations in South
Africa is causing the Chancellor of the Exchequer
to consider the expediency of abandoning the sug-
gestion of a shilling registration duty on corn in
avour of a two shilling direct duty.
London, March 23-Colonial Secretary Chamb-
erlain in the House of Commons to-day said no
specific objections had been made by Gen. Botha
to any of the peace terms offered by Gen. Kitche-
ner and Genl. Botha had made no counter pro-
posals. The only information in the possession of
the government, outside of that published in the
papers was contained in the private telegram from
General Kitchener saying General Botha had a
strong objection to Sir Alfred Milner.
London, March 23-The Speaker to-day says,
there are unmistakable signs of more trouble be-
tween the masters and the operatives in the cotton
trade. A period of trade activity has been fol-
lowed by a reaction accelerated by the high price
of raw cotton and other materials, a poor demand
from India and an almost complete stoppage of
buying from China.
London, March 23.-The House of Commons
had quite a lively five minutes to-day during the
debate on the navy estimates caused by Mr. Bal-
four the Government leader closuring the discus-
sion. Mr. John Redmond the Irish leader in pro-
testing made an assertion which Sir J. Fortescue
Flannery unionist flatly contradicted. The Irish
nationalists shouted protestations and called for
the police. Amidst much disorder Mr. William
Redmond nationalist questioned the right of a
member to flatly contradict another. The presid-
ing officer held that the denial might have been
couched in more polite terms but that it was not
unparliamentary to say things were untrue.
London, March 25-Mr. Chamberlain when
asked in the House of Commons to-day if it was
possible to change the offer of peace terms to the
Boers said, the negotiations were closed, and there
was no intention of reopening them. Replying to
Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett (Conservative), who
asked whether Russia had presented China with a
modified agreement regarding Manchuria, and
whether Russia had withdrawn from the so-called
concert of Europe, Lord qranborne said, the gov-
ernment understood that the terms of the pro-
posed agreement were still under discussion, but
he was unable to make any positive statement on
that subject; the Russian government,, he added,
had informed the government of Great Britain
that Russia had no intention of withdrawing from
co-operating w4th the other Powers in China.
Berlin, March 22.-The War Office has received
the following from Count Von Waldersee. "The
Anglo-Russian dispute at Tien Tsin has been set-
tled from a Military standpoint in a manner satis-
factory to both parties at a conference between
Gen Wogack and Gen Barrow; both guards and
posts have been withdrawn and salutes have been
Shanghai, March 23.r-,The North China Daily
News asserts that a telegram has been re-
ceived ling that the Russo-
Sin r ill be sigr. March 26th with
b e woin ra igi -
S toty -t Russo-Chinese
hat s fronE hina. It is evident
.bra. lr rom Ea n capitals was the
0a I 'Jecti he treaty.
Shanghai, Ihe is no confirmation
of-the reported conc Bp R_ sian warships
in Corean waters or of moured muoilization of
the Japanese fleet while foreign circles here gen-
erally doubt that an outbreak of hostilities will
occur the Chinese are satisfied that Japan is de-
termined to resist Russian designs on Manchuria.
Gen. Gaselee who has been in command of the
British troops at Pekin has arrived here.
Tien Tsin, March 24.-The Germans have
ousted the Chinese I;erial troops from the
passes on the Chi Li Sha9" Si frontier and intend
summering in the vicinity of Shan Hai Kwan.
Berlin, Maih 25.-A: despatch from Pekin to
to the Cologff Gazette dated Sunday, March 24th,
says that at the first formal meeting of the com-
mittee on indemnity held in Pekin, Sunday, it
was decided to invite Sir Robert Hart, director of
the Chinese Imperial Customs, to submit propo-
sals on the best methods for raising the amount of
indemnity to be demanded from China.
Tien Tsin, March 25.-In an affray yesterday
evening two members of tpe Welsh Fusiliers Regi-
ment and a member of the Victorian Regiment
who were acting as policemen were sabred and
bayoneted, it is alleged that Germans were the
principal culprits. Peace Negotiations closed.
Glasgow, March 24.-.Sir Thomas Lipton was at
Dumbarton yesterday, making arrangements to
launch the Shamrock II. and the ceremony has
been definitely fixed for April 20. The Mar-
chioness of Dufferin will christen the yacht.
Malta, March 25.-The steamer Ophir with the
Duke and Duchess of Cornwall arrived here this
morning. The warships in the harbour were man-
ned and dressed. In Valetta great crowds filled
the terraces and the ramnparts commanding the
harbour. The Ophir was met 18 miles out by a
flotilla of ten torpedo boat destroyers, and entered
the harbour amid salutes of artillery from St.
Angelo, the Citadel, the Forts and the warships.
Malta, March 22.-A half dozen vessels of the
Mediterranean squadron have been located along
the course of the Ophir so as to communicate by
wireless telegraphy with telegraph stations along
the coast to report to Vice Admiral Sir John
Fisher. At the Squadron head quarters here the
exact position of the Duke and Duchess of Corn-
wall from time to time will be known. The ex-
periment is to test the strategical value of the
wireless telegraphy as well as to pay a compliment
to the Duke and Duchess.
London, March 23-The special despatches from
Marseilles represent the situation there as very

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Alfred G. Vanderbilt. Maj. Gen. Eaton selected
as his hotel during his stay in Washington, the
one at which Naval Attache Bayley and wife of
the British Embassy made their home. On the
evening of March 2, Senator Depew gave a dinner
party at which Gen. and Mrs. Eaton were among
the guests. Gen. Eaton has for some time been
rusticating in Bermuda where he was sent by his
Government after the famous mutiny of the Grena-
dier Guards of which at the time he was colonel; of
course every Englishman is aware of this little page
of military history, and equally every Englishman
in Washington felt some resentment that Genl.
and Mrs Eaton were accepting social invitations
while every member of the embassy was in deep-
est mourning and declining all invitations. But
of all this there was nothing apparent upon the
surface while the Eatons were In Washington,
and they had a merry time and were great fa-
vourites in the smart set. Just before leaving
town Genl. Eaton called upon Lord Pauncefote
and lodged a formal complaint that neither Capt.
Bayly, the naval attache of Embassy nor his wife
had called upon Gen. and Mrs Eaton. There-
upon Capt. Bayly was asked to make'a third in
the conference in the ambassador's study and was
asked by Lord Pauncefote to explain the cause of
the alleged discourtesy; with anything but an
abashed demeanour Capt. Bayly replied : I did
not imagine that Gen. Eaton desired to be recog-
nized while in Washington inhis official capacity
since he is not in mourning for the Queen.
London, March 23-A despatch to the Exchange
Telegraph Company from Gibraltar says, the
United States armoured cruiser New York will
sail for Tangier March 26, to convey the embassy
to Mazagan. Thence the embassy will proceed to
Fez under a strong escort of the Sultan's soldiers.
London, March 25-Turkey has addressed to
Bulgaria a demand for the dissolution of the
Macedonian Committee. The demand comes at
an inopportune moment and places Bulgaria in a
difficult position.
London, March 25.-The decline in consols from
the closing price Saturday of 95 9-16th to 951 this
morning, is due to large cash sales, the prospects
of dearer money, and the expected colonial loan
London, March 25.-The report that Lord Sal-
isbury is ill is somewhat exaggerated ; he suffered
from a slight cold in the head yesterday but is
better to-day.
London, March 25.-The flat Racing season
was opened at Lincoln to-day in a snow storm.
Mr. J. Lewis Summergate won the first race' for
the trial plate of 200 sovereigns. The Tathfield
stakes of 100 sovs. was won by Mr. Fiverivers
Con Lester.
Liverpool, March 25.-The Produce exchange
will be closed on April 5th, 6th, and 8th.
Queenstown, Cape Colony, March 25-The
town guard here has been called out owing to re-
ports that a force of Boers is near. Business has
been shut down in order to allow the employes to
man the trenches and the forts day and night.
The Boers said to be twenty miles off are alleged
to have crossed the railroad near Drummond.
Dublin, March 24.-Earl Cadogan, Lord Lieut.
of Ireland, authorizes the statement that he will
retain offices for another year.
Berlin, March 24.-A despatch to the [Lokal
Anzeiger from Stuttgart announces that Baron
Schott von Schottenstein the Wurteinburg Pre-
mier whose sudden withdrawal from the Cabinet
owing to his being implicated in a pending trial
created a sensation has committed suicide in Ulm.
Kiel, March 25.-The German steamer Brutus,
from Scotland for Kiel, has been lost with all
Paris, March 23.-The Ministers of agriculture
and Foreign Offices here are not aware of the con-
vocation of a sugar bounty conference for the end
of April reported by the London Morning Post
though the French Foreign Minister M. Delcasse
thinks the news is probably true.
St. Petersburg, March 25.-The political situa-
tion is so serious that Emperor Nicholas held a
meeting of the Ministers yesterday to consider the
state of public affairs.


For Sale By Tender.

A TRACT OF LAND in Hamilton
Parish containing about Eighteen Acres, bounded
Northerly by the waters of Harrington Sound;
Southerly, by land now or lately of the heirs, devi-
sees or assigns of Benjamin D. Harvey and land of
William H. Hall ; Easterly, by land now or lately
of the heirs, devisees or assigns of Benjamin D.
Harvey ; and Westerly, by land formerly of Wil-
liam H. Peniston and by land of the late John N.
B. Middleton and others, with the

And Large Barn theron.
And many Cedar Trees.
TENDERS for the above will be received at the
office of the Undersigned up to 4 o'clock WED-
highest if approved will be accepted.
Solicitor for Lucy M. Mercer.
March 12th, 1901.-4 3p T.o.


March 25, 1901.-1. m.


Consignments for New York Market.

The Undersigned solicits consignments of

J. & G. Lippmann,
By whom highest market rates are ob-
tained and prompt returns made.
January, 1901-tf 3p.

Steamship Co., Ltd.
Caaada, Bermuda, W. Indies, Demerara Service

ORINOCO Feby. 21
*ORURO March 2



Feby. 28
March 11
April 8

Due Bda.
to sail for
W. Indies.
March 4
April 12

Steamers are due at Bermuda to sail-for St. John
or Halifax :-
OCAMO Mar. 5 : ERNA March 15.
ORINOCO Apl. 5 : ORURO, April 19 ;
OCAMO May 3; ERNA May 17;
PORTS OF CALL:-Bermuda, *St. Kitts, *An-
tigua, *Montserrat, *Domiinica, St. Lucia,
Barbados, *St. Vincent, *Grenada, *Tobago,
Trinidad, Demerara.
Steamers marked do not call at ports
marked on the Southbound:trip nor at
Tobago and Grenada on the Northbound
bound trip.

Halifax, Bermuda, Turks Ids., Jamaica Service
Ss. Beta sails from Halifax, N.S., on the
15th of each month, due at Bermuda to sail
for Turks Islands and Jamaica on the 18th ;
returning from south is due at Bermuda to
sail for Halifax, N. S., abcut the 2nd of each
Hamilton and St. George's, Bermuda.

Bermuda Pocket Almanack Guide and Directory for 1901.-Price Is. 9d., on sale at Royal Gazette Ofoe.






Garrison Theatre,

St. George's.

Tuesday, 9th April 1901.

Reserved Seats 2/- Second Seats 1/.
and 6d.
Tickets on Sale at the door.
Doors open at 7.31) p.m.
Performance to commence at 8 o'clock,
Carriages at 10.30.
March 26, 1901-3 3p

Just received at

Gosling Bros.


Pie Fruits,

SPine Apple Marmalade,

"Apricot Marmalade,

Bombay Chutney,

Candied Ginger Chips,

Sardine Paste,

Aspic Jelly in glass jars,

Leaf Gelatine,

Queen Olives,


Furniture Polish,

Boxes Cutlet Frills,

Smoked Sardines i.
Hamilton, March 'Y2/01.

Private Board
"T.T"AN1STW YT.'-kL,
(Near the Hamilton Hotel,)
Corner Park and Wesley Streets, Hamilton
Is Now Open for the Reception of


- U

H. A. 4- E. SMITH, Reid St.

Of course these are reliable, stylish materials or they wouldn't "get their
names in the papers" (not in our advertisement at all events.)
They are the kinds you'll need for your NEW EASTER GOWNS.

ALL WOOL DRESS GOODS 39 to 46 inches wide.

/ k"~

CASHMERES, white, cream, 1/9, S1, 2/1, 2/6 yd.
Do Pastel Greys, Fawns, Drabs, 1/10, 2/ yd.
NUN'S VEILINGS, white, cream, 1/, 1/3, 1/6, 1/8 yd.
NOVELTY WEAVES, Silk Designs, Cream only,
114, 1/6, 2/, 2S6 yd.
POPLINS, Delicate Greys, Fawns, Drabs, 2/8, 216 yd.

COTTON DRESS GOODS 29 to 32 inches wide.
MERCERIZED FOULARDS (quite as lovely as any wash silk) 1/, 1/2, 1/3 yd
FRENCH ORGANDIES, dainty colourings, 1/3, 1/9 yd. 0
FRENCH DIMITIES, stylish designs on colored grounds-1/- per yd.

WHITE MUSLINS at from 6d. to 1/9 per yard.
Plain and spotted Swiss, Fancy Dimities, Plain, spotted and Hemstitched Lawns,
Plain and Fancy Piques.

Tiny Buttons-in Gold, Silver, Enamel and Paste. White, Cream and
Ecru Laces-Insertions, Edgings, Beading and Allovers.
Black Velvet Ribbons all widths-both Satin and Cotton Back.
Baby Ribbons-Black, White and Colors-both satin and gros grain.


Canadian Rye


Is the Leading Case


In Canada

Mild Pure and Mellow.

Sole Agents for Bermuda.

ThoseWho Learn Quickest Shorthand Reports of the
Those Who Learn Quickest DEBATES

Will Save Most. Of The House of Assembly.

We have told you many times We sell only for Cash," told you why, and the ad"
vantage to you in buying from us on these terms. Now the .,question. is. Have you tested
our plan?
Our proposition is not a one-sided one. Here it is.
If you agree to ,buy and pay when you receive the goods, we contract to sell at a very
low price-pricess based on the terms.
Because, firstly ; our expense in selling is lessened-no bookkeeping and no losses on bad
debts. Secondly, the quick turn over of money invested enables us to lessen the profit
Should you at any time be dissatisfied with any article purchased of us we will will
ingly, cheerfully, smilingly return to you the money.

Shirt Waists. |

Good patterns in. coloured prints in light
and dark checks and stripes.
Best designs in black and white and colour-
ed percales.
Light and dark coloured percales. .
Black and white checks and fancies
White Lawns, trimmed insertion.
Fancy coloured Ihwns.

I Around The Store. I

MOSQUITO NETS, ready for use 9 vds 15/6,
10 yds, 16/3, 18/6.
Prices reduced to, 3/-, 4/-, 4/6, 6/6, 7/-.
1d, 1/3, 2/3.
sizes 4 to 6 yrs 1/2, 7 to 10 yrs 2/5.




l)re90 oob s for j eater.
White Flannel, New Vailing, White & Printed
Piques in all shades-Also Spotted Muslins,
Lawn, Silk Zephir, etc., etc., Flowers,
Feather, Silk Ribbon in all shades-mostly of
German importation.
A fine assortment of White Pique DRESS SKIRTS,
Silk Ties, Handkerchiefs.

Next Steamer a fine assortment of Ladies' 1901

Shirt Waists


Under the Distinguished Patronage of
His Excellency the Governor-General, Sir
G. Digby Barker, K.C.B.,
Vice Admiral Sir Frederick Bedford, K.C.B. and
Lady Bedford,
-0 TaY rable the Archdeacon of Bermuda and
Mrs. Tucker.

& fanc fair

Fund for purchasing an Organ for the
Will be held in the



On Thursday and Friday
11th and 12th April, 1901.
On Thursday His Excellency the Governor has
kindly consented to open the Bazaar at noon.

By kind permission of Lieut.-Col. Bayley and
Officers of the 1st West India Regiment, the band
of the Regiment will play on Thursday afternoon.
And by kind permission of Mr. Brooks, the Or-
ehestra of the Hamilton Hotel will play on Friday

< -A Childre~s Play

"Land of Dreams"
7.30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, in the

Gymnasium Hall,
Admission I/-

Refreshments at moderate prices can be had on
the Grounds.
Luncheons from 12.30 to 2.30 p.m.
Afternoon Tea
Strawberries and Cream
Ices, &c.
Suppers throughout the evening
Fourteen Stalls consisting of
Fancy Work, Fancy Baskets, Works of
Art (Sketches of Bermuda), Aprons,
Bermuda Native Work, China,
Toys, Flowers and Plants,
Candy, &c., &c,
The Fancy Fair will open daily at 12
and close at 10 p. m.
Admission To Fair:
Adults 6d. Children 3d.
Gifts and Donations for this Fair will be thank-
fully received by LADY BEDFORD, Admiralty
House; MRS. PORTAL TURNER, Government
House; MRS. TUCKER, Palmetto Grove, The
Flatts; MRS. MAXWELL GREEN, Hamilton Hotel;
MRS. DUDLEY TROTT, Reid Street; and MRS. C.
V. INGHAM, Cedar Avenue, Hamilton.
March 23, 1901.
(Colonist copy.)

will hold their Annual Sale of Work in the
Mechanics' Hall,

On Wednesday,
The different tables will be well furnished with
useful and fancy articles in Needle Work, Paint-
ings, &c., &c. Confectionery, home-made and
imported, will be found on the Candy Table and
a great variety of Cake, including Bermuda pound
Tea and Supper will be served from 5 o'clock to
8 o'clock.
Potted Plants and Cut Flowers will also be for
sale, with Creams and Fruit.
By the kind permission of A. C. Brooks, Esq.,
the Hamilton Orchestra will play during the af-
ternoon and evening.
Doors open at 3 o'clock. Admission 6dl.
March 23rd, 1901-2 3p.

Best oir
Bermuda uvenir


BERMUDA 2)in ,b


w No. Visitor should leave
Bermuda without one.
For sale at
And 41, 42 Front Street, Hamilton.
Hamilton, March 23, 1901.-1m 3p
Marshal's Sale.
UNDER and by virtue of a writ of Execution is-
sued out of the Court of General Assize at the
suit of John Greenslade against George Southwell,
I will sell
At Public Auction
2nd day of April, at 11 a.m.
The following personal effects :
EIGHT Horses,
One Double Carriage all rubber tired,
Five Victorias, f ubItrd
Four Box Carts with wheels,
Two without wheels,
One Spring Waggon,
One Buggy,
Two Sets Double Carriage Harness,
Five Sets Single "
Four Sets Cart Harness,
Two Drays,
Two Corrugated Iron Stables,
One Coach House,
And all of his Household Furniture.
Provost Marshal General.
P. M. G's. Office,
Hamilton, 15th March, 1901-3p


J Qrd' Famous



Pineapple kChunks in
Salted' Almonds


= and Roberts's.


Ham, Tongue and

Cerebos Salt

Chicken Sausages,
Peach Marmalade

March 16.

Have you Tried" :


If Not .


Each Can makes Six delicious plates of Soup.

Sold by all leading

Grocers in the Island.


1 in. 3p


Sole Wholesale Agents for Bermlida

Colonist copy.




J. E. L, .I


3s. 3d. per Bottle.

36s. Case.

. ". .'.. : :. : . '. '.

SEALED TENDERS for taking short-hand re-
ports of the debates of the House of Assembly and
publishing them in The Royal Guzette or Colonist
newspaper, for the term of one year from the 30th
April 1901, or the other sooner determination of
the present contract, to the 30th April, 1902, or
if the House be then iu Session to the end of the
then current Session, will be received by the

Clerk of the House at his office in the Court House
and not elsewhere,
Up to 12 o'clock, noon, on
THE 3rd DAY OF APRIL, 1901,
for the information of the Committee appointed to
contract for the service.
The service to be performed will be:-
1. The taking of full short-hand reports of al
debates in the Assembly during the above period
and the publication of them in one of the above
mentioned papers, or in supplements thereto, con-
sec.utively and without interpolation of other mat-
2. The supply within sixty days after the close
of every Session of 50 copies of the printed de-
bates of the Session, with full nominal and topi-
cal indexes, strongly half bound in clothl with
leather backs, suitably lettered, in a style to be
approved by the Committee.
The form and terms of the Contract may be
seen on application to the Clerk of the House at
his office at the Court House in Hamilton on any
day between Monday next the 11th instant and
Monday the 2nd April, 1901, between 11 a.m.
and noon.
The Committee will not be bound to accept the
lowest or any tender.
By direction of the Committee,
Clerk of the House of Assembly.
House of Assembly, March 8, 1901.-3p.
[Mar. 12, 19, 26 ; Apr. 2.]
P.S.-The present contract will expire on the
30th April next.


The following addition has been made to the
published List of Prizes offered for the Exhibition
to be held in "Rosebank" Grounds, Pembroke,
on the 25th and 26th of April, 1901, viz :-
Superintendent-N. Vesey, Esquire.
(Exhibits to be made in Bermuda by the ex-
Carriage Harness, single 20s 10s
Donkey Carriage, imported springs
allowed 20s 10s
Express Wagon, imported sprigs
allowed 20s los
Horse Cart 20s 10s
Cart Harness 20s 10s
Wheelbarrow 10s 5s
By direction,
Sect'y. Bda. Agr'c'l. Association.
Hamilton, March 23, 1901.-1

By order of the Mortgagee under a power of sale
in a mortgage, the undermentioned
Properties in Warwick Parish
viz :-
No. 1.
A parcel of Land measuring from north to south
four hundred and thirty-nine feet or thereabouts,
and:from east to west one hundred and fifty-three
feet or thereabouts, with two houses or cottages
thereon erected, and bounded on the north by
land of William Frith ; on the south by the south
longitudinal road ; on the east by the parcel of
Land next hereinafter described (No. 2); and on
the west by land formerly of John Adams and
William Adams, deceased.
No. 2.
A parcel of Land measuring from north to south
four hundred feet or thereabouts, and from east
to west seventy-five feet or thereabouts, and boun-
ded on the north by laud of William Frith ; on
the south by the south longitudinal road ; on the
east by land now or late of the estate of William
James Francis Frith, deceased ; and on the west
by the parcel of Land first above described.
Tenders for the purchase of these Properties
will be received by the undersigned until noon,
Saturday, 6th April next. The highest tender if
approved by the Mortgagee will be accepted.
Solicitor for the Mortgagee.
Hamilton, March 25, 1901-2 3p T o.

Bermuda Hunt Club

Thursday, March 28th,
Commencing at 1.15 p. mi. sharp.
The Programme includes 7 events.
No. 1 5 Entries.
No. 2 3 Entries.
No. 3; 5 Entries.
No. I 4 Entries.
No. 5 3 Entries.
No. 6 7 Entries.
No. 7 Post Entries.

March 25th, 1901-1

1-ony. Secretrry-Treasurer.

BermudaHn tn Club

Correct t Card of the Races.


Now on sale at the Royal Gazette'
Office. .. .. :..
Hamilton, March 25th, 1901 -....
Hamilton, March 25th, 1901-1

The Latest Styles in Shirt Waists Sae, -at E. A.4 Meyer's.

No two alike.



26, 1901.

Just Received from London



Printed Organdies and Fancy Muaains, in ,the
newest designs. ."

Piques and Brocades, White
Drills, French Printed Delaines,
variety. .'

and Colouread
Silks in great

Embroidered Muslin and Lawna Robes .and
Blouses, Light Weight Wool Goods for Spring


Stylish Hats, Flowers and the
Latest Novelties in Trimming

Corner Reid and Burnaby Streets, City.

March 18th, 1901.



Antiseptic, Emollient, Refreshing.


Has the Largest Sale of any Dentifrice.

Sold by all Cheriists, Stores, &c.

F. C. CALVERT & Co., Manchester, England.

Select Private Board.
TOURISTS wishing a comfortable home should
visit AZURE LODGE. pleasantly situated
near and in sight of the main Pfbl4c Road, ip
Warwick East.
Within twenty minutes' drive of the City of
Hamilton, or fifteen minutes' walk to Salt Kettle
Steam Ferry, and two minutes' walk from Post
First class references. Terms moderate.
January let, 1901.--a P Propril

Wanted to Sell.


Cheap for Cash
MEASURING 85 ft. long x 66 ft. wide. Good
position or would sell the whole lot, Bound-
ed East, West and South by three public roads,
on the North by Mr. J. Harvey.

January lth, 1901.

C/0o ME. JONxS,
Reid Street, Hamilton.


Furnished or Unfurnished,

Lately occupied by MAJOR OIC~KMAN,
Assistant Military Secretary.

"Ocean Villa."
Opposite" entrance to Government House.
Apply to
Nov. 3, 1900.

The Shilling Green.


NO SET of Bermuda Stamps Complete, without
the obsolete Shilling Green, to be had only
at the
Ramilton, Bermuda, December 18, 1900.

Colonial Secretary's Office,
Bermuda, 22nd March, 1901
NOTICE is hereby given that the Regulation
made by His Excellency the Governor i1
Council on the 20th day of December 1990 fixing
a farthing postage rate on inland newspapers will
go into force on Monday the first proximo.
By Command,
2 Acting Colonial Secretary.

Don't go Bald-Us :

Sold Everywhere at all Chemists Stores, p0o.
WEST INDIES DEPOT: Barbados Mutual Insur.
anoe Buildings, Barbados.


Can be had by applying at


Or at
1'. KEMPE & SON,
January 14, 1901.

Oculist and Optician.
Specialist in Testing and Retrace-
Ing the Eye and Fitting Glasses,
will be at his office in the Womans' Work Ex
change building Reid St. for a short time. 1He
is prepared as usual with the best and most con-
plete apparatus for thoroughly testing and re-
fracting the eyes according to the most reliable
and approved methods.
He has an ample supply of the best quality of
lenses of every kind, including those for the cof-
rection of artigmatism which were ground special-
ly to order, and all kinds and styles of eyeglasses
and spectacle frames of the very best quality o
furnish to those requiring them. As Headaoh,
Eye strain and inflammatory conditions of tle
eyes or lids consequent upon abnormal or defec-
tive vision are permanently cured by accurate
refraction and properly adjusted glasses, it would
be well for those having these or any of the symp-
toms of defective vision which necessitates tlhe
use of glasses to avail themselves of the present
opportunity of having their eyes carefully anf
thoroughly examined and obtaining glasses of the
right kind-for all glasses furnished to patients
are warranted to be correct.
Those intending to have their eyes examined
please call at their earliest convenience as Dr.
Lamb will be in Bermuda but a short time.
Charges reasonable. Consultation free.
Hours 9 to 12 a. m. and 2 to 5 p. m.


Complimentary Benefit
Director of the Hamilton Orchestra,
Will take place at the

Tuesday Ev'ng, March e
A Choice programme of popular Con-
cert music and vocal music by some of
the young lady guests of the Hotel, to be
followed by dancing. TICKETS 4/.
To be obtained at the "Royal Gazette'
Office and of members of the Orchestra.

Hotel Frascati,

This House has recently been enlarged and
newly furnished throughout.
The sanitary arrangements are up to date.
Facilities for hot and cold, fresh and salt water
The location is one of the healthiest and most
picturesque in Bermuda. Unexcelled bathing,
boating and fishing.
To driving parties we are always prepared to
serve dinner, afternoon teas in the house or op
the lawn, or a light lunch at any time; parties of
gentlemen or of ladies and gentlemen- can have
suppers to order by telephoning in the forenoon.
Telephone No. 230.
Cable Address "Frasoati."
February 0-t f.

H. 4. $. TRIBUNE

Yaia y Company*

By kind permission of Captain A. A. C. Gallo-
way, R.N., the popular Variety Company of
H. XM. S. Tribune will appear at the


On Friday March 29th.-


Songs-Comic, Patriotic and Sens

Thought Reading, Conjuring and
Card Tricks

PAlRT Ill.
A Screamingly Funny Farce entitled

"Turn Him Out."

Nicodemus Nobbs Mr. A. E. Elworthy R.M.L.I.
(An itinerant vendor of juvenile toys.)
Mr. Mackintosh Moke Mr. Jack Bunker, R.N.
Mr. Eglantine Roseleaf F. R. Pendleton, Esq.
Bill Sykes Mr. E. A. Pengelly, R.N.
(A retired burglar.)
John Brown Mr. Wmn. Springhall, R.N.
(Still in the trade)
Julia (Moke's wife) W. F. E. O'Byrne, Esq.
Susan Mr. E. E. Smith, R.N.
(A maid of all work.)
$CENE-Interior of Sun Flower Lodge.

Doors open at 7.30 p.m. to commence at 8 p.m.
Carriages at 10.30 p.m.
Price of Admission:
Reserved Seats 2/- Hall 1/- Gallery 6d.
Seats may be reserved at the Royal Gazette"
Office, Hamilton.
The proceeds will le given to naval charities.
General Manager MR. JAS. MULLIGAN, R.N.
Stage Manager MR. A. E. ELWORTHY R.M.L.I.
Hon. Secretary .- MR. E. E. SMITH, R.N.
God Save The King.
Hamilton, March 23


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a a.,d attach-
B dy .L
menti'as sha~n, ltoureiweak n
an electric cur. it cures weak
Srnt i carried to of on and is
any part of the women wit-
|human body. Drug.s
from head bo JH fil'a the'body
N ot; giving rig- with Ble t*
our to the wear- city. impart-
er, aI d driving ing warmth
away aches and a strength
a pains aq if by to all whonuse
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information call u tate to give
o" send for new atrial.
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Bermuda Volunteer Rifle


Will be received at theOffice of the above Corps
until 12 noon, Tlursdaj 28th March 1901, for the
undermentioned serviced:
(1) For the conveyance of Volunteers from
Hamilton to and front the rifle range at Spittal
(2) For the conveyance of Volunteers from
Mangrove Bay, Someo to and from Warwick
Contracts to run from 1st April, 1901 to 31st
March 1902.
Tenders to state the rates for waggonettes, sin-
gle and double cabs, faor whole and half-day. Ca-
pacity of waggonettes to be stated.
The Commanding Officer does not bind himself
to accept the lowestLor any4tender.
B' Order,
Jt W. APPLEBY, Capt.,
Actg. Adj. B. V. R. C.
Hamilton, 20th March 1901-2.


Tie amniltoo Batory Eslallished 1855

THE UNDERSIGNED desires to remind the
Public that the OLD BAKERY has always
held it own against nW comers, and to-day it
My French Rolls and Family Bread
possess a fineness of quality and flavor not equalled
anywhere. Bread of all kinds and sizes made. Vi-
itOs who appreciate good bread are strongly
eoommended to ask for ROBINSON'S.
Thanking the publio'for past favors,
I remain,
Youl respectfully

siunabiy Snrot:
Hamiltox, Del. 19, 1898.'

The Royal Tonic and Digestive.
Sold by all Chemist Stores, &c.
17 Farringdon Rd., London, E.C.

Rest, Health and Comfort to Mother
and Child.
teething, softens the gums, reduces inflammation, allays
all pain, and cures wind colic. Perfectly safe in all cases.
We would say to every mother who has a suffering child :
Do not let your prejudice, nor the prejudices of others,
stand between you and your suffering child and the relief
that will be sure-yes, absolutely sure-to follow the use
of this medicine, if timely used.
T. o. 1-1-01-12m.

j forLadIes.I PILLS
A aemedy for all Irregularltles.
Superseding Bitter Apple, Pennyroyal, Pil Cochia, &::.
io, King Street, KINGSTON, JAM.
Proprietor:--MARTIN. Chemist. SOUTHAtIPTON, ENG

S DEBILITY should end for a valuable Pamphlet explain.
Inghowall Nervous andt Organic Derangements may be suece-.
fully treated without stomach medication. The method Is easy
and pleasant, and will effect a perfect and permanent cure.
Sent, In a plain sealed envelope, free of charge. E.
NORTON, 69 & sO, CHANCERY LANE, LONDON. Over n0 years'
continuous success.

The Countess of Dufferiu and Ava has been ask-
ed to christen Sir Thomas Lipton's challenger,
Shamrock II. The Earl of DI)ufferin is, as most
people know, the commodore of the Royal Ulster
Yacht Club, which has twice forwarded Sir Tho-
mas Lipton's challenge to America. He was one
of the first to express his approval when Sir Tho-
mas first thought of challenging. Sir Thomas is
expecting to see the Shamrock launched in the
last ten days of April, and it is now fairly certain
that all three craft to be chiefly interested in the
cup racing will be sent down the ways at about
the same time, namely in the latter half of April.
It is evident that the Shamrock's owner does not
wish her launched before that time even if she is
ready. it has several times been printed that Sir
Thomas put in his challenge almost at the last
moment, and gained an advantage by immediate-
ly starting to build before any syndicates were
formed in America to build for the defence. iHe
does not wish an idea of this kind to become pre-
valent, and his craft will be launched at a time
which will tell that no advantage has been gained.
The secrets concerning the new challenger's
construction have been better kept in this case
than ever before, but there seems to be reason to
believe that Watson, the designer, thinks he has
made a discovery that is wor. i secreting, and it
has been fully admitted by E Thomas that this
comes directly from the tests tuat have been made
in the Denny testing tanks. There was no period
of the first Shamrock's short career in which the
owner spoke with such confidence of victory as
since Watson began the construction of the new
craft, and it has been admitted that the changes
of design necessitated by the tank investigations
are of a radical kind.
Sir Thomas Lipton when at Glasgow recently
talked about his hopes of lifting the Cup" and
seemed to be confident of success. Speaking of
the amended conditions for the races to a repre-
sentative of the Yachting World, he said :
The suggestion that a flying start should be
adopted was put forward more as a proposal for
consideration than as an actual request. The
only thing that we were really anxious about was
it should be made clear whether a yacht which
had once crossed the line, say close on gun fire,
should have the liberty of throwing about and
crossing again with the two-minute margin and
claiming to be timed as starting with the last
crossing. We were anxious to have it laid down
that a yacht once across the line after the starting
signal had been given should be counted as hav-
ing started. They met us in this in the same
generous spirit that they have always done, and
acceded at once to our request.
The clause for allowing Shamrock II. three
weeks for fitting out was omitted from the agree-
ment in mistake, and it has been restored with
only the necessary alterations in the dates. Alto-
gether I think that the conditions as they now
stand a-e proof of -the desire of the New York
Yacht Club Committee to meet us in the most
generous sporting spirit. In my opinion they are
so drafted as to insure an excellent test of the two
boats, and I am satisfied that if Shamrock II. is
anything faster than the boat chosen to meet her
we shall bring back the Cup.
It may seem a rash thing," he further said,
" after our experiences of the last race to give ex-
pression to anything which smacks of confidence,
but, to speak frankly, I look forward to the next
races feeling as nearly as possible certain that we
will come through with flying colors. Mr. Wat-
son was not at all anxious to undertake this work
of designing another challenger, and I believe
that all the money I could have offered him would
not have induced him to take it in hand had it
not been that he saw what seemed to him to be a
fair prospect of success. In the course of his ex-
perimenting in connection with this boat he made
discoveries which I believe are of the utmost im-
portance and likely to have a big effect on the fu-
ture of designing. It is too early yet to come to
particulars but I may say that it is likely that
the model of Shamrock II. is calculated to give
designers on both sides of the Atlantic something
to think about."
Both Shamrocks Coming Over.-Glasgow, March
17.-Mr. Fife, the yacht designer, has been nego-
tiating with Sir Thomas Lipton with a view to
making alterations in Shamrock I. that he be-
lieves would greatly increase her speed. Sir
Thomas Lipton, however, after consulting with
his advisers, has decided that the former challen-
ger shall be restored as nearly as possible to the
trim in which she sailed the cup races, so as to at-
tain as reliable a comparison as possible of the
speed of the Columbia and Shamrock II. The
trials between the two Shamrocks will therefore

be of exceptional interest.
Scott & Cox, of Greenock, are making good pro-
gress in refitting Shamrock I, and her racing spars
will be stepped during the next few days.
It has just been decided that both Shamrocks
are to go to America, and qn effort will be made
to give them a full month's tuning up before the
races for the cup.
London, March 18.-Mr. Herreshoff, jr., de-
scribing the new defender in an interview pub-
lished by The Daily Mail this morning,
says :
I hope Shamrock II will win, as a British vic-
tory would do more to develop yachting on both
sides of the Allantio and to promote goodwill be-
tween the two nations than anything else could.

Victoria's Funeral cost fl75,000.-London, Mar.
16.-A supplementary estimate issued to-day by
the Government shows that the expenses of Queen
Victoria's funeral amounted to 35,000.
Accident to a British Battleship.-Devonport,
Eng., March 19.-The new first-class battleship
Balwark,of 15,000 tons, which was undonked on-
ly yesterday, will have to be redocked for eight
weeks, owing to the cracking of both her low-pres-
sure cylinders during the course of a preliminary
trial here this morning.

From the Londox Daily News.
Unschooled in'letters and in arts unversed;
Ignorant of Empire; bounded in their view
By the lone billowing veldt where they upgrew
Amid great silences; a people nursed
Apart, the far-sown seed ef them that erst
Not Alva's sword could tame; now, blindly hurled
Against the march of the majestic world,
They fight and die, with dauntless bopms eurst.
Crazed if you will; demented, not to yield
Ere all is reft; Yet, mad though b#he"may be,
They have striven as noblest Englishmen did use
To strive for freedom; and no Briton he,.
Who to such valour in a desperate field
A knightly salutation can refuse.

St. Johns, N. F., March 19.-The sealing stea-
mer Southern Cross has arrived here, being the
first of the fleet of sealers to reach home. She
has on board 26,500 seals, which were caught in
ten days, the shortest time ever known.
She reports that all the other sealers are doing
very well. The seals are lying in unusually
large herds off Belle Isle Strait and Lrbrador. and
the fleet struck them last week (Tuesday.) Sice
then more than one hundred thousand seals have
been caught. Five weeks remain in which to
complete what is expected to prove the greatest
seal fishing season ever known, the catch perhaps
reaching three hundred thousand.
When the Southern Cross sailed the Vanguard
had 12,000 seals on board and 2,000 panned. The
Iceland had 15,000 panned. The Greenland is in
the neighbourhood.
The Aurora and the Terra Nova finished pan-
ning last Saturday. The Algeripe had,7,000 seals
on board and "15,000 panned. The Labrador had
7,000 on board, and the Virginia Lake 18,000.
The Newfoundland is in the same neighbourhood.
The Neptune had 20,000 to 28,000 loadql .and
panned, the Diana 'ad 15,000, the Nimrod had
12,000 loaded and 6,000 panned and the Ranger
had 15,000 on board and 25,000 panned. The
Walrus is in the same neighbourhood.
The gulf steamers, Hope and Harlow, were re-
ported off Cape Ray this morning, taking seals.
Panning has a special significance as applied to
the seal industry. As the small boats from the
steamers hunt down the seals they gather the ani-
mals on a cake or pan of ice and put up the ship's
flag in token of possession. This is called pan-
ning. As convenient the steamer runs up and
takes off the seals.

King Edu,:.-d's Title Questioned.-London, Mar.
18.-Replying to an enquiry by John Redmond,
Irish Parliamentary leader, in the House of Com-
mons this afternoon, the Rt. Hon. Sir Michael
Hicks-Beach, Chancellor of the Exchequer, said
the question as to whether the title 'Defender of
the Faith should be retained on the new coins
could only be decided by the King. Mr. Red-
moud thereupon said that lie would take an early
opportunity to bring to the notice of the King-the
fact that he had no right on earth to this title.

Lottery to aid the Boers.-Paris, March 17.-M.
Henri Rochefort, editor of the Intransigeant, an-
nounces that lie will organize a lottery for the re-
lief of the the Boer women and cliildren. He
aims to 25,0u0,000 francs, of which amount 7,000,-
000 francs will be given as prizes, 8,000,000 francs
as rebates to subscribers, and the remainder to the
Boers. He will seek authorization to promote the
lottery from the Parliaments of France, Austria,
Prussia, Bavaria' Spain, Sweden, Italy and the
United States.
M. Rochefort is now at The Hague contfeing
with the Boer representatives there. He publish-
es daily articles in his paper urging recruiting in
behalf of the Boers.

King to receive Catholic Peer. -Londgyf Mwh
16.-The King will give an audience next Thurs-
day to Lord Horries, a Roman Catholic peer, who
will move an enquiry in the House, of Lor#ds4pto
the wording of the acessiqn oath X as er
the King's Protestantism tcannothbe asserted iffi-
ciently without hfirting the feelings of his Catho-
lic subjects. It is the general belief that the Gov-
ernment has agreed to grant the request.
The report of Lord Horries's reception, which
is made public at the King's express wish, is-tak-
en asan indication of the King's feelings in regard
to the inquiry.

Bernder's Arctic E.pedition.-Ottawa, Marich 18.
-Capt. Bernier is in th l oily, ani will adlrvess
the members of the I1 >uI of Co:uinnis ta-day on
his expedition to the North Pole. The explorer
estimates that his venture will cost $130,000, or
$10,000 more than N mien's owing to the salary
he intends to pay to scientists who will aooomn-
pany hint. Capt. Bernier has opened a subscrip-
tion list to supplement the grant lie expects to re-
ceive from the Canadian Government, and copies
have been sent to the Mayors of the principal Ca-
nadian cities. The Hou. R. R. Dobell, who has
great faith in Capt. Bernier, heads the Ottawa list
with $1,000.
AL TIANACK.---Iarch-1901

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