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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]
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Subject: Newspapers -- Hamilton (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
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11TH3


BERMUDA COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL ADVERTISER AND RECORDER.


No. 24-Vol. LIZ. STATE SUPER VIAS ANTIQUAS. 24s. per Ann.


Hamilton, Bermuda, Tuesday, June 17, IS79.
p [ I II I I : I


GRAND RIFLE MEETING AT WARWICK.
The Rifle Meeting, which we announced in our !
issue of 3rd inst., yould take place at Warwick Rifle
Range, under the distinguished patronage of His
Excellency Sir R. M. Laffan, K.C.M.G., came off
with'a success which was hardly to be expected by-
the most ardent and enthusiastic of those interested
in its results. Favoured by lovely weather, the sole
fault being that the sun seemed bent upon letting
on the ground his extreme power; how ancom-
fortable he can make himself to those entering
upon such an accurate contest as Rifle shooting-
and aided by the very general interest which was
taken in the meeting by all branches of Her Majes-
ty's Service in these Islands, the work of the Com-
mittee was much lighter than it otherwise would
have been. We must, however, compliment them
upon the energy and tact which they displayed
in getting up and carrying out a meeting of
this sort so successfully-no light task, especi-
ally its the first of the kind ever held here.
The difficulty of collecting a large body scat-
tered over our little Colony, and bringing the
numbers that entered up to the firing point with-
out a hitch of any kind, is no light one. Cap-
tain Moresby, R.N., very kindly placed the Spit-
fire" at the disposal of the Committee for the
purpose of conveying the St. George.s contin-
gent, and the "Pioneer" conveyed the Hamilton
party. The interest which the competitions created
amongst our Military and Naval friends was proved
by the large numbers that congregated each day,
many only being able to attend with great difficulty.
The fair sex added zest to the proceedings on Fri-
day, which was evidently the fashionable day, when
more of the competitions were carried on by their
immediate friends and perhaps they were looking
forward to win of them themselves, as the Ladies
Prize is essentially a match for the fair ones who are
fortunate enough to get a champion to do battle for
them. However they were doomed to be disap-
pointed in this respect as darkness came on before
the competition could be concluded. The Bands of
the 1-19th and 46th Regiments enlivened the pro-
ceedings each day. Lady Laffan very kindly pre-
sented most of the principal prizes the last day, and
showed her interest in Rifle shooting by being pre-
sent also on the Wednesday. We regret that His
Excellency was unable to be present through indis-
position. The heat was intense but all seemed to
enjoy themselves, for Warwick Range on a fine day
is a most pleasureabla place, and regaled by light
beverages and ices provided by careful forethought,
even the heat was forgotten, The Committee,
which was a generally chosen one, consisted of the
following Officers:-
General Staff .........Capt. Brain, Brig. Major
Royal Engineers....... Lts. Nicholls and Cleeve.
1/19th (P.W.O.) Regt...Lts. Eden and Herapath.
46th Regt. .......... Maj. Richardson and Lt.
4C.......... rozier.
Com. Dept............. Asst. Com. W. R. Winter.
Ordnance Store Dept.... Asst. Com. W. F. Wright.
Pay. Dept............. Asst. Paym. F. G. Hamloy.
with Lieut. Crozier as Secretary and Lieut. Cleeve,
R.E., Treasr. ; upon which Officers most of the work
devolved. We ought also to mention Major John,
who threw all his energy into the proceedings, and
by his experience in these things ably assisted the
Committee and showed that his eye had not grown
dim from long service by pulling off the Veteran's
Cup after a sharp struggle with Capt. Traill, 1-19th
Regt. Capt. -MacPherson, R. E., distinguished
himself in the Officer's Handicap, though he was
run very close by Lieuts. Cleeve and Crozier, wlo
started at scratch and Capt. Holt, R.M.L.I. The
Bermuda Cup was won, and well shot for, by Lieut.
Cleeve, closely followed by Capt. Traill, who had
the misfortune of again being 2nd. The Atlantic
Champion Cup brought out 75 competitors and
some splendid shooting. Corpl. Risk making the
large score of 62, Sapper Fisher 60. The 46th dis-
tinguished themselves in the Non-Commissioned
Officers Match appearing 1Ist, 3rd and 4th in Sergts.
Kent, Symonds and Gillard, Cr.-Sergt. Organ,
1-19th, being 2nd. The Royal Engineers did the
same in theCorpls. Sweepstakes, with 2nd-Corpl.
Thompson, Corpl. Thompson and Corpl. Downs,
fCorpl. O'Halloran, 46th Regt being placed 2nd.
,,The chief interest of the meeting centered in the
Inter-Regimental Match; public opinion seemed
to be that the Royal Engineers and 46th would
make a close fight for it, but at the conclusion of
the 3st distance, it was almost a foregone conclusion
that the latter corps were out of it, the 1-39th tak-
ing 2nd place beating the 46th by 1 point. The
Staff and Departments fought bravely an uphill
game, as they were heavily handicapped by having
no regular training, but we had the pleasure of see-
ing one of our old 20th friends pull off the indivi-
dual prize in his team, viz., Sergt. McVicars. Cpl.
Risk, R.E., and Capt Traill, 1-19th, did good duty
for their respective teams but some of the favourites
seemed toentirely break down.
The Secretary has kindly favoured us with the
names of the different winners which we give be-
flow :--
NoN-CoM. OFFICERS' MATCH.
Prize.
Sergt. Kent, 46th Regt............... .... A Cup.
Cr..Sergt. Organ, 1-19th Regt. ..... ..... 2
Sergt. Symonds, 46th Regt ........... .. 1
Sergt. (I. of M.) Gillard, 46th Regt. ...... 10/.
45 Entered.
WAnwICo CAMP STAKES.


Pts.
Sapper Alcock, 27th Co. R.E.......... 23
Pvt. Blanchard, 1-19th Regt.......... 21
Pvt. Young, 46th Regt....... ........20
Pvt. Bowerman, 46th Regt. .......... *20
Pvt. Grundy, 1-19th Regt ............ 20
Pvt. Walman, 46th, Sapper Ward, R.E.,
Cuningham, R.E., Sapper Fisher, R.E.,
Conie, R.E., each 5/. 156 Entered.
OFFICERS* HANDICAP.
1st-Capt. MacPherson, R.E.
2nd-Lieut. Cleeve, R.E.
3rd-Capt. Holt, R.M.L.I.
4th-Lieut. Crozier, 46th Regt.
5th-Capt. Trail, 1-19th Regt.
16 Entered.
CORPORALS' SWEEPSTAKES.
Pts.
2nd-Cpl. Thompson, 21st Co. R.E.... .40
Corpl. O'Halloran, 46th Regt.........37
Corpl. Thompson, 25th Co. R.E....... 37
Corpl. Downs, 28th Co. R.E............ 36
Corpl. Walker, 25th Co. R.E..........34
33 Entered.


Pze.
2
15/
10/
7/6
Sapper
Sapper


Pze.
A Cup
1 5/
15/
10/
5/


SMILER'S HOLE SWEEPSTAKES.
Pts. Pze.
Sapper Alcock, 27th Co. R.E. 21 2
Pvt. Parker, 1-19th Regt............. 21 1 5/
" Goodear, 46th Regt. ............ 20 15/
Hickey, 46th Regt ..............20 10/
SJones, 46th Regt...............2. 0 7/6
Pvt. Young, 46th, Pvt. Williams, 46th, Pvt. Rose,
A.S.C., Sapper Eastman, R.E., Pvt. Woodford,
46th, 5/ each. 136 Entered.
ATLANTIC CHAMPION CuP.


Pts.
Corpl. Risk, 32nd Co. R.E. .......... 62
Sapper Fisher, 25th Co. R.E.......... 60
'r.-Sgt. Organ, 1-19th Regt.........658
Japper Allen, R.E.................. 57
Cr.-Sergt. Drew, 1-19th Regt......... 55
Sapper Eastman, R.E............ .. 50
75 Entered.


Pze.
A Cup
2
2
1
10/
10/


BERMUDA CUP. Pts.
1-Lieut. Cleeve, R.E......................... ,. 55
2-Capt. Traill, 1-19th........................ 64
3-Lieut. Rawson, R.E....................... 50
4-Capt. McPherson, R.E...................... 50
16 Entered.
VETERANS' CUP.
For all Officers over 15 year's service. Pts.
1-Major John, 46th Regt. ................56
2-Capt. Traill ....... ......... ........... 54
3-Capt. Pilleau..... ............... ....41
INTER-REGIMENTAL MATCH.
Open to 8 of all Ranks of any Regiment, Corps and
Departments."


1-Royal Engineers
2-1-19th Regt.
3-46th Regt.
4-Genl. Staff and
Depts.


Pts. Best Shots. Pts.
397 Cpl. Risk 64
363 Cpt. Traill 61
362 3gt, Gillard 56
233 Sgt. McVicars 38


SPECIAL MEETING
OF THE SYNOD.

NOTICE is hereby given that a SPECIAL
MEETING of the SYNOD OF THE
CHURCH OF ENGLAND IN BERMUDA,
WILL (D.V.,) BE HELD,
IN THE
Trinity Scihool-aIooan,
IN THE TOWN OF HAMILTON,


June 26th, at 11-30 a.m.,
To provide for the Episcopal Supervision of
the Church in these Islands.
J. LUMLEY LOUG H,
Senior Rector,
Rectory, Paget, May 22nd, 1879.

1Notice.
0 RS. SWAIN, Organist and Professor of
l* Music, late from Barbados, begs to no-
tify to the Public and Gentry of Bermuda that
he will undertake the


Tun.ing,


Repairing'
of t.e


Teaching


Piano &I harmonium,
and solicits their Patronage. -
Hamilton, No. 7, (Home Nook)tJnion Street,
June 6, 1879.-3 pd.
"You wouldn't take me for twenty, would you ?"
said a young lady, who looked much younger, to an
old bachelor.-" Take you for twenty!" he ex-
claimed; "yes, for life."

.Notice.
A LI, Persons having just 1) DEMAN I)S against
the Estate of the late ThIOMAS HUNT
GILBERT, Esqr., are requested to render the
the same to the Undersigned on or before the
30th day of June Instant. Persons Indebted to
the said Estate are required to make p;yfiynnt
on or before the above date.
H. H. GILBERT,
Administrator.
St. George's, 9th June, 1879.-3
d-


NOTICE.
THE Undersigned requests that all Persons
R having just CLAIMS against him will
render the same made up to date, on or before
the 30th Instant, as after that time no notice
will be taken of any demand made.
Persons INDEBTE D will please call and set-
tle their respective amounts on (r before the
above date to prevent legal proceedings.
All Persons are strictly foibid CREDITING
any one whatever on my account, as I will not
be responsible for any Debts so contracted after
this date.
THOMAS JACKSON.
Devonshire, June 4, 1879.-3

Money to Loan
To be advanced on satisfactory real security.
A nnl at lRo al G/azett," Office.


M arshal's Sale.

TO BIa AOlIA
BY PUBLIC AUCTION,
On the Premises of the Defendant,

At 11 o'clock

On Wednesday,
The 25th instant,
Under and by virtue of sundry Writs of Execu-
tion issued from the Court of General Assize
against THOMAS DILL,
The following Articles,
Vizt. :
3 -EDSTEADS and BEDDING
1 Set DRAWERS 1 TABLE
1 PIANO 1 SOFA 1 SIBEBOARD
3 Cane-seat CIT LIRS 2 Wash-hand Stands
1 Centre TABLE 2 CLOCKS
2 Looking Glasses 13 Pictures
1 Lot Glassware and Ornaments
2 GOATS 1 PIG 1 Board STABLE
1 Old English CARRIAGE
1 PESTLE and MORTAR
1 Pair WHEELS and DRAY
3 HEIFERS 1 BULL


1 Box CART
1 HARNESS 1 Piece POTATOES
J. H. TROTT'',
Pro. Mar. Genl.
June 10th, 1879.
I HE SUBSCRIBER
BEING about to leave the Islands eiarlv in
July, for an indefinite p,-rid, would
thank those to whom he may be Indebted to
send ACCOUNTS for settlement ; and all In-
debted to him will'please make Payment before
the 1st proximo.
lie is glad to inform his Friends and Patrons
that the Business will be kept going under very
favourable auspices during his absence.
T. KERIUSK,
Merchant Tailor.
Front Street, June 10, 1879.-2


LOST FOR EVER.-A party of young men dined
sumptuously at a restaurant in Dublin, and each
one insisted on paying the bill. To decide the mat-
ter, it was proposed to blindfold the waiter, and the
first one he caught should pay the bill. He hasn't
caught any of them yet.

Notice.
A LL Parties having any just CILAIMS against
me, will please present them for payment,
and all Parties Indebted to me will please call
and settle on or before Saturday the 21st inst.
As I intend leaving Bermuda by Steamer of
26th instant, it will be necessary for me to place
all unsettled Accounts in Legal hands for col-
lection.
F. D.S. NASH.
Hamilton, June9th, 1879.-2

Just Received and offer-
ed for Sale,
In consequence of the death of my father,
A SAMPLE AMERICAN

Cottage PIANO,
Made to order expressly for Bermuda by the
best maker in America.
Can be seen at "Tivoli," Warwick, at any
time.
ALBERT LOBLEIN.
Warwick, June 9, 1879.-3 pd


A young wife remonstrated with her husband, a
dissipated spendthrift, on his conduct. Love,"
said he, "I am like he prodigal son ; I shall reform
by-and-by.'7-,-" I will be like the prodigal son,
too," she- replied, for I will arise and go to my
father."

Notice.
TIHKE Undersigned, a native of Venice, Gard-
ener by profession, begs to inform the
Public that he will undertake to


Lay Out


G arend'as


In any style or design, and Cultivate all kinds
of FRUIT TREES and FLOWER PLANTS.
Ile is also well experienced in Grafting Fruit
Trees and other Plants, all at very reasonable
terms.
Communications addressed to me and left at
the Royal Gazette" Office will meet with
prompt attention.
UG TTEN IO BIASOTT FO.


June 9, 1879. Hamilton, June 3, 1879.-3
TRY TROXEL L'S
PRIDE OF THE KrOTCHEN'
Six Shillings per hundred pounds
At the Arctic Ice Company's Houses. 4 2
G. W. CASTNER, For Scouring, Cleaning and Polishing.
Agent. Ask your Grocer for it.
thami lion- OtIh ina. I Q*_ ".I Maw .7' 180


Now Ready for Sale.

The Cage Birds of Bermuda,
Their Management in Confinement, Breeding
Rearing, Feeding, &c., &c., &c ,
By JOHN TAVENIER BARTRAM.
Price 2/6.
This little work will be found useful to per-
sons who may keep Birds, and will also com-
mend itself to strangers as containing some ini-
formation in respect of our Native Birds.
Copies may be had at the Royal Gazette"
Stationery Store and at S. Nelmes', Hamilton,
and at the Colonist" Office, St. Georges.
Stocks Point, St. Georges, June 9, 1879.
A gentleman was grumbling about the way the
barbers always bother him with the offer of hair re-
storatives, when a friend said, I have a simple
way of settling that business. I always pick out a
bald-headed barber, and then, of course, he can't have
the lace to offer me a hair restorer !"

ICE NOTICE.

ARiCTIC ICE cOCOIP'
A l E NOW DELIVERING
PURE WBNHAM LAKE.


Twenty Inches Thick,
One Penny per PPoead,
AT THE ICE HOUSE.
Ice House open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ice supplied on Sundays, if for sickness.
Waggons run daily (except Sundays), leaving
No. I East Broadway at 8 a.m., connecting with
Boats for the Dockyard and Boaz.
. Special rates by the quantity, on application


G. W. CASTNER,


Hamilton, 2nd June, 1879.-.i n


THE
Has Just


Agent.


UNDERSIGNED
Received from Norfolk,


va.,
Per Schooner J. H. Horton,
A FINE LOT OF

Oak Fire WOOD,
Which wiji. te sold on the Wharf at 12/6 per
1000 lbs.
Al.o, a Lot of YELLOW PINE
BOARDS AND SCANTLING
Of various sizes.
A. I. THOMPSON.

P. S.-A Discount will be given taking a large
quantity of Wood.
Hamilton, June 3, 1879.
An experienced lady observes that a good way to
pick out a husband is to see bow patiently he waits
for dinner when it is behind time. Her husband
remarks that a good way to pick out a wife is to see
whether the woman has dinner ready in time.

FOR LONDON
TO RETURN DIRECT.

THE BARK

SIR F. SEYMOUR,
Will Sail

On or about the 25th inst.
For particulars of Freight or Passage either
way please apply to CAPT. H. J. WATLING-
TON on board the Ship, or to
J. H. TRIMINGHIAM & SONS,
Agents.
Hamilton, June 3, 1879.-4


BERMUI)A, Alias /
SOMERS' ISLANDS. .
By His Excellency SIR ROBERT M.
LAFFAN, K.C.M.G., Governor,
Commander-in-Chief, Vice Ad-
miral and Ordinary, in and over
these Islands, 4-c., 8fc., Sfc.
W HEREAS JOHN O'DONNELL, has
prayed for Administration on the Estate
of PATRICK O'DONNELL (otherwise PA-
TRICK DANIELJ,) late of Sandys Parish in
these Islands, Labourer in the Commissariat
Department, deceased.
This is therefore to give notice, that if any
Person or Persons can shew ay just cause why
the said Administration should not be granted
unto the said JOHN O'DON.NELL, he, she,
or they, are to file his, her, or their Caveat
in writing, in the Secretary's Office of these
Islands within Fifteen days from the publication
hereof, otherwise the said Administration will be
granted accordingly.
R. E. WEBSTER,
Colonial Secretary.
Dated at the Secretary's Office, S
this 7th day of June, 1879. S


A Supply on hand at Royal G zette" Station.
ery Store.
Hamilton, May 13, 1879.


CIRCULAR.
A LL Persons who have received TOBACCO
-A SEED FROM THE BOARD OF AGRI-
CULTURE are respectfully requested to make
as early a return as convenient in writing to
the Undersigned if the Seed has proved good
or not, and if good the present state or condi.
tion of the Plants.
RICHARD TYNES,
Clerk Board of Agriculture.
Hamilton, May 27th, 1879.

Executors' Notice.
pERSONS having DEMANDS against the
Estate of the late Mr. SAMUEL D. J.
DOE, will please render them to the Under,
signed not later than THURSDAY, 19th June
next.
EDMUND H. DOE, Executors.
T. J. PEARMAN, Executors.
Crawl, May 19, 1879.-t. 17 J.
A friend was complimenting Madame Dennis on
the admirable manner in which she played Zaire.
" In order to play the part well," said Madame
Dennis, an actress must be young and prOtty."-,
"Ah, madame," ingeniously rejoined the compli-
mentor, you are a living proof of the very con.
trary."

Ice! Ice!!, Ice!!!I


The Subscribers are now prepared
to Furnish


Daily (Sundays excepted)
From their Store in Burnaby Street to any per.
son who may desire a supply.
To Customers in Ihamilton and Vicinity it
will be delivered by Cart daily-from about 10
o'clock till noon-commencing on 1st April.
The price is one penny per poutrd.
u3" Considerable Reduction
made when Persons take a large
Quantity.
Bermuda Artificial Ice Company,
Hamilton, March 24th, 1879.



Now Landing ex Brigt. Excel-
sior," from New York,
50 TONS SUPERIOR RED ASH
STOVE COAL
Which will be Sold Cheap on Wharf.
W. E. TALBOT.
Hamilton, May 27th, 1879.
A memorial to Lord Beaconsfield, signed by the
leading merchants and banks of London engaged
in the foreign trade, asks for an inquiry into the
effect on the commerce of the world of the undoubt-
edly large contraction of metallic currency.

SPECIAL I

R. P. Atkins & Co.,
PURVEYORS AND CONTRACTORS TO
FH. M. ARMY AND NAVY,
ALVERE REM.OVED
To more commodious premises,
l'Vo. 24, Front Street,
Hamilton.
INDIAN PALE ALE
SBass & Cos.
Barclay & Co's STOUT, in hhds. and in bottles
A choice selection of WINES and SPIRITS
and LONDON GROCERIES.
April 22, 1879.

For Sale,


A HORSE,
CARRIAGE and
HARNESS, (or 35. The Property of LIEUT.
CROZIER, 46th Regiment.
Warwick Camp, June 2, 1879.,

For Sale,
One Chestnut

31 MAR -E.),
64 years, 14'2 high, believed to be sound,
1 Open BUGGY and HARNESS
1 I)RAY and BOX CART and HARNESS
1 COW,
And a Lot of GARDEN TOOLS.
For further particulars apply to
HERBERT A. PENISTON,
June 3, 1879.-3 pd


FOR SCOURING,


CLEANING


and Polishing purposes,
USE TR OX ELL'S
"PRIDE OF THIG, KITCHENS"


Ask your,Grocer for it.
Miy 27, 1879. Smith'sParish.


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VA 'PTO N !taken under te direetion of ie PiePI1


THE SKEETERS' TRAGEDY.


Medical OmIcer, Prospect., Bermuda. Above the sea The records of crime present many atrocious in-
151 feet. cidents, but we doubt whether a more studied, coldly
calculated, and deliberately and iniquitously -con-
SWind Temperature previous ceived and executed murder, is to be found than t
S" n1.m. 24 hours. Rain- the Skeeters' Tragedy, which has just occupied the 3
S---- -- patience of the Court of Assize, resulting in the b
at condemnation to death of the horrid perpetrator. n
2 t 2 "^ .1 It is not our intention to review the evidence and c
5 ___ comment on it. The particulars are fresh in every 1
-. one's memory. The activity of the skilled and im- a
June 9 30"117 NE 2 78-1 59-0 135"0 0"00 partial public prosecutor omitted nothing that could q
10 30-227 N 1 77'7 62-0 144-C 000 be adduced in support of the grave charge of the a
11 30-239 si 1 82-5 G4-2 138-6 0-00 indictment, an advocate versed in the niceties of 1
12 30"124 sw 1 84-9 67-2 149-6 '01 legal questions was called on by the Court to de- I
13 29.996 sw 1 821 69-0 137-2 5 024 fend the prisoner, an intelligent and unbiassed Jury
14 29-7983 w 2 7'39 6*8 138-0 o 0'02 gave the case a thorough consideration, and the
15 30'025 SE 1 85-1 67-0 147-0 Z 0'00 Bench conducted the proceedings with the strictest r
adherence to well understood principles of law. c
Total ...... 0"27 The prisoner had a complete trial, and, though the ,
S -- --.. .-----,--- ..- lapse of time favoured him, he failed to substantiate
,. , . his pleaded innocency, and his whole first story 1
4.: -. tA.I daily became more flimsy, for- it never had any
S .4 foundation whatever in fact. The public are satis- t
fled of his guilt, and it matters to them very little 1
HamiltonJune 17 Q7. indeed whether the prisoner does or does not make a
am n, J e clean breast of it; to the prisoner himself alone can
S- .- an acknowledgment be of any avail-confession if
Special C(rimtinal Session. you will call it so-and then only that it may draw
From himself an earnest imploring of the Divine
Before the Honorable JosiAH Rxns, Chief Justice, mercy for pardon. of his transgressions against
and the Honorables EUGENIus HABVEY and JAMEs Heaven's King. A marvellous change, only Divine
H. TnrxMNGHA, Assistant Justices. in its nature, can influence such a hardened heart,
The Attorney General, who sues for Our Lady the and can act on such a dissimulator as Skeeters. He
Que en vs. William Christopher John, Hyland. has truly strengthened himself in his wickedness. Hlap-
Penalty on a Bond of Security for o00. The pily for Bermuda, such cases are few and far be-.
Jury in this case not having agreed on a Verdict tween, and it is because they are so, and we wish'
after being out from Wednesday Ith, to the them so to continue, that we now write a few ju-
after being out from Wednesday th, to te dicous cautions.
morning of Thursday, 12th June, instant, was Murder in any form or degree is a deadly sin, a4nd
-. discharged.
The Attorney General, who sues for the 'Queen, vs. most abhorrent in the sight of GOD. There may be
SJames Anthony Atwood. Penalty on a Bond of extenuating circumstances, such as accident, self
Security for 5 00.el defence or sudden madness of temper. But if. as in

The' Court has been engaged in the trial of this Skeeters' case, all these are wanting, if there is an
Suit on Saturday, 14th, and Monday, 16th June, entire absence of all palliating circumstances, the
uit on Saturday, 14th, an on une studied malice, the prepense aforethought contrib-

The evidence for the Crown not yet concluded. ute to brand the crime with the blackest die. Skee-
ters, apparently for a man in his station in life, was
The Court adjourned to 10 o'clock this, (Tues. well to do, and the prospects of his living long and
day), morning- happily were assuring. All of a sudden, he out-
rages society by carrying out a clumsily conceived
CUSTOM HOUSE-HAMILTON. murderous plot, in which he has been detected, and
SINTE R.S. 'for which he must certainly pay the penalty. Skee-
June 11--Norwegian Barque Nord Cap, Christianson, ters turns his house, which might have continued for
Cardiff; 669 tons coal for H. M. Government. many days to be the scene of his greatest joys, into a
Norwegian Barque Familiens Minde, Johnsen, New- den of misery. Thewretchedmanhadmiscalculated.
port; 570 tons coal for H. M. Government. But, even, had he escaped detection and carried out
13-Schr. Annie L. Palmer, Lewis, New York; as- his plans further, his life would have been miser-
sorted ca.'o to J. T. Darrell & Co. able enough, with all his hard traits of character
CLEAaRD. to bear up against it. -Most surely does vengeance
June 12-Barque- Linder, Hughes, port in United overtake the guilty. The heathen believed in this
States. Nemesis, evidence St. Paul at Melita when the vi-
3xi-gt T.' H. A. Pitt, Young, Demerara; Bermuda per came out of the heat and fastened on his hand.
produce. "No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though
Mail Steamer Canima, Liddicoat, New York ; 2,031 bls. No doubt this ma i t a v derer, whom, though
potatoes, 11;304 boxes onions, 365 boxes tomatoes, he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not
'58 boxes potatoes, 25 bis. whiskey. to live. Acts 28th chap. 4 verse. As in the ma-
13-Schr,!-Meteor, Dun scombe, Barbados; 400 b1s. and jority of cases, so in Skeeters. The beginnings of
65 boxes potatoes, 250 boxes and 7 bl -. onions. evil not resisted there, logically, resulted, a declen-
"11-Schr. Annie L. Palmer, Leuis, Cat Island, Ba. sion from virtue, till it culminated in the most hid-
hamas. eous of crimes. Skeeters is a strictly practical case
CUSTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGE. to take warning from. Those who indulge in little
FNrTEr ED. sins, and those who, though comparatively free from
June 13-Royal Mail Steamer Alpha, Crowell, Hali- them, make little account of them, your errors but
fax; English Mail of the 27th ult., passengers, and pave the way for greater sins! To one and all
freight.-Agent, J. M. ilayward. is Skeeters' case an emphatic example to battle with
*n M al CLEARED. I our natural proneness to evil, to resist its begin-
June 13-Royal Mail Steamer Alpha, Crowell, St. nings and to firmly seize on religion, which is a
Thomas; mails. bringing of us back from natural corruption of mor-
14-Brigt, Harry Davies, Yates, London ; inward car-als into the purity and peace of Heaven. If you
o sASSNGr.RS ARIVED. cannot at least make angels of men, you can at all
In the Royal Mail Steamer Alpha from Halifax; events make them less devils.
-.William Gunner, and Mrs. Armstrong and two child- There is a great danger of such a character as
ren. Skeeters obtaining somewhat of the notoriety of a
PAASENcRS SAILED.: hero. Brand him, as he deserves, and charitably
In the Mail S'eamer Canima, on Thursday last for dismiss him altogether from your mind. Keep
New York; Gen. Hastings, U.S.A., Mrs. Hastipgs, away from the execution neighbourhood, and let
Capt. Gamble, R. A., and servant, Lt. Crozier, H. M. the Officers of the law, whose stern duty must up-
46th Regt., Mrs. Crozier, Infant and Nurse, A. Vi- hold its majesty, alone witness the completion of
sard, Esq., Naval Storekeeper, Dr. Hamlin, Mrs. 0. the Skeeters' Tragedy. Legislation has, of late
Wright McCallan, and two' children, Miss Sarah V. years, wisely provided that executions shall be pri-
Tucker, Miss Mary B. O'Neill, Messrs. T. B. Bradford, lately conducted within the precincts of the Jail, and
Saniuel Nelmes. Sidney Nelines, E. Vincent, C. that a Coroner's Jury shall, by their Verdict, satisfy
O'Neill.-2-nd class, T. W.- M. Nugent.--Steerage, the public that il has been duly carried out. It
Peter Manuel, Manuel Andre, Charles Smith. was felt that the morality of the community was not
In.the. Brigt BHarry Davies for London; Master improved by hideous public exhibits. The indig-
Henry Roberts. nation aroused against Skeeters in his native Parish
The Excelsior hence at New York on 6th inst. has been great, and, so far as it stands upon a de-
The Norwegian Barque Aladdin, Captain Peterson, testation of his crime, well and good. But, if the
from San Francisco, out 39 days, in ballast bound to spirit shewn arises only from a thirst for revenge,
New York, was spoken off the East end of these Is- the indignation has in it no religious force what-
lands, on the 9th instant, by slet class Pilot, Mr. John ever, but is rather of the nature of sin. The Skee-
Fox. ters Tragedy has doubtless been freely discussed in
The Norwegian Barque Nordcap, reports having many family circles. Has it been so in the true
spoken on the 10th May, in lat. 40-15, long. 15"51, the spirit which should underlie such grave matters ?
Barque Southern Ocean, of and for London from Sin- Have parents been careful to guard against their
gapore. All well, desired to be reported, children misunderstanding or being misled ? The
We understand that the R. M. Steamer Beta on fear is that, in the free and easy way in which the
: her last passage hence to Halifax, in a dense fog case has been discussed, perhaps much mischief has
with a pilot on board struck on a shoal inside of been done. Children, to get through the world,
SMeagher's beach light, at the entrance of the har- must be practically taught in its ways. Every-
bour; and, a& d was thought advisable for her to be thing,however, depends upon howthat knowledge is
put on the slip to examine her bottom plates, the communicated. Without any intention, nay hor-
Alpha took her place for this trip. Captain An- rifled at the very idea of doing so, of educating
derson, one of the Commissioners of Pilots, and your children or others to acts of infamy, you may
thoroughly acquainted with that harbour, was on most certainly be pointing out to them the broad
the Bridge with Captain Shaw and the Pilot when road todestruction,as desirable path. Pronounce,
Sthe Beta touched. without any hesitation, on the unpirofitableness and
SIPS OF WAR at Halifax on the 9th inst.-Bellero- actual danger of crime, in such a case for those com-
phon, (flag ship), Tourmaline, Griffon, and French cor- mitted toyour care you have more than half fought
vette Ariege; another French ship-of-war was expected the battle for them. Don't buy a photograph of Skee-
-there from St. Pieere. ters, banish him from both sight and mind, as by


H. M. Ships Druid, Plover and Zephyr were at St. his crime he has banished himself from this lite.
Johns, N.F., at latest date. Let no morbid appetite get control of your good
judgment. Take great care that you firmly speak
CooNEL P. D. VIGORs, commanding the 19th your mind in the interest of true religion-and piety.
Royal (British) Infantry, stationed in the Bermu- Don't exalt a murderer and mislead the young.
dasa ed in NewYorkna May Take care not to approve of what is repugnant to
das, arrived in New York,eon Wednesday, May 28, GoD. Speak with that righteous indignation
on a brief tour through the United States. CoL which aims at reform, and seeks to raise and sup.
Vigors designs visiting Washington, West Point port whatever is low and dark. Children .will
and .qther places of military interest, and this be- readily apprehend and act, hence the advisability
ing his first visit to America, he has timed his ar of prudence in bringing them up to effectually
rival most opportunely for seeing those places at
the most interesting season of the year.-Army and grapple with the realities of life, by forewarning
Navy Journal, New York, May 31. them, as the world wags, in due season.


An Inquest was held at Smith's Parish, on the 11th
instant, before Denis Tucker, Esqr., Coroner, on
view of the body of Atticus Thomas Hillgrove Burgess,
stone mason, who was accidentally killed by the break-
ing of a stage or scaffold on which lie was at work at
the Light House on St. David's Island, The deceased
fell 50 feet. Afier a minute and careful examination
by the Jurors, particularly as to the stage fixings, they
returned a verdict of accidental death.-Before closing
the Court the Coroner called the attention of all present
(and particularly of those who were instrumental in re- I
moving the body of deceased (before being viewed by
a. Jury) from &he Parish in which the death took place,
vnd of the illegality of so doing, and pointed out to
them how justice might be frustrated thereby.
An Inquisition was held at Boaz Island, on the 13th
:nstant, l,-fe Charles C. Kenne, Esqr., on view of the
body of Peter Craven, late private 1-19th TRegt., who,'
o h- 'he previous day, whilst bathing with some corn-
rades, v.s suddenly seized with a fit, and although
promptly lifted out of the water and attended to, he ex-
;,ired in a few minutes before tho Medical Office could,
get tu him. A verdict of died from Naturel causes was
returned.

A telegram from Glasgow says the liquidators
expect to receive sufficient funds, under the last
call, to pay all debts of the Glasgow Bank.
The Indo-Afghan treaty provides for the pay.
ment of a subsidy to the Ameer of 660000 annually


RAINFALL, MAY, 1879.


0-55
0-00
0-00
0-04
0-00
0"00
0*00
0-00
0'00
0-00
0-06
0"00
0-00
0-28
0"00
0-00


Rainfall, May, 1878 ......
Average Rainfall of 10
1879 inclusive ...........


17 0-01
18 0.00
19 0.00
20 0.00
21 0.00
22 *2-27
23 1563
24 0-11
25 0-04
26 u-00
27 0-00
28 0.00
29 0.00
80 0'00
81 0-00

Total 4-89 Ins.
.......................4*10 Ins.
years, 1870 to? 4-76 Ins.
........... ... ...... "


Measured at 10 a.m. As all the other measure.
ments are taken at 9 a.m., this of course would
make the actual rainfall on the 21st, 22nd, a little
less, and than on the 22nd, 23rd a little more, than
that registered here. The error would not amount
to a quarter of an inch,


r


LADIES MATCH.
1. Mrs. Jessep.....Lieut. Cleeve, R.E...55 point
[pearl brooch and earrings
2. Miss Astwood..Lieut. Nicholls, R.E..54 point
[a gold neck chaiz
3. Miss Gray.....Lieut. Lutyens, R.E. .53 points
[a pearl rin
4. Mrs. Trailm....Capt. Traill, 1-19th..51 points
[a jewel casket
5. Miss Laffan....Lt. Elrington, R.E..49 point!
[" Bermuda" rink
6. Mrs. Pilleau... .Capt. Pilleau, R.E...48 point
[a silver locked


CONSOLATION CUP,
Presented by Mr. CrnD.
Won by Lt. Hellard, R.E., with 36 points.

A Basket of as fine Irish Potatoes as we have
ever seen, was sent to us by T. S. Reid, Esqr., one
day last week. They were grown on the western
portion of the land recently added by purchase to
his Pembroke Hall property. The ground has now
been brought under cultivation, for the first time,
and the yield has been as twenty to one. Some of
the splendid lot weighed 16 ounces. As a rule the
late potatoes planted in February have given a good
return both as regards quantity and quality.
f A Cucumber, measuring ten and a half inches in
length, and nine and a half in circumference, and
weighing one and three quarters pound, was brought
to us on Saturday last by the cultivator, Captain
B. G. Barnett, of Warwick Parish. It was very de-
edlicate and of fine flavour. Capt. Barnett informs
us that he has been very successful in Cucumber
cultivation this season, and has disposed of large
numbers of them to hucksters and others.

General Gresley, the French Minister of War, has
informed the committee on the recruiting system
that he intends to introduce a bill reducing the term
of compulsory service to three yearS.


THE CAGE BIRDS OF BERMUDA Their
management in confinement, breeding, rearing,
.feeding, &c., by JOHN TAVENIBR BARTnAM-St.
George's.
The Author of this most interesting little work
ells us he has been keeping birds from his earliest
Tears, and as a bird keeper, both in cage and aviary,
ias had more than thirty years' experience in Ber.
muda. Mr. Bar.tram felt that something of the
character of this book was required by persons who
iave birds here, and delicately intimates that though
aware many other residents among us know
quite as much if not more than he does about birds,
as no one has ever yet attempted to give his neigh-
bour the benefit of his experience, he has appeared
before an indulgent public.
A history and description of the varieties of the
Canary Bird-or thistle feeding Finch of the Ca-
nary Islands is given, and we are told how to
choose them. Mr. Bartram considers the Norwich
variety the strongest and best, and estimates that
nine-tenths of the Canary stock that we have here,
belong to this variety-that_ the climate is very
favorable and they would be a great acquisition to
the Bird Fauna of these Islands, if they could
be set a liberty and left to breed in the bush, But
this would seem to be a matter of impossibility un-
less they were protected by a most stringent act of
the Legislature; and, even then I doubt if the ex-
periment could be brought to a successful issue;
for although our Legislature has already passed a
strict law, which is still in force, for the protection
of our native birds, every season large numbers of
them are destroyed, and in some cases they are
wantonly destroyed." The Sparrows that have been
lately introduced, he thinks, have escaped destruc-
tion because they have remained in and about the
Towns, where they could not be killed without the
killer running the risk of detection.
The native cage birds from the Redbird or Car-
dinal Grossbeak, a bird of great beauty and is
grandly attired in a plumage of rich vermil-
lion-with a splendid crest," down to the more
generally known, and more plainly dressed Spar-
row; and the foreign or migratory birds that are
in the habit of coming to Bermuda every winter,
the Bobolink or Ricebird, Scarlet Tanager, Snow
Bunting, Indigo Bird, &c., their habits, tastes, and
peculiar treatment that they may require, are de-
scribed in a most original, interesting, and per-
spicuous manner, and there is added a full descrip-
tion of the different varieties of Parrots which are
brought here from time to time, and directions for
keeping them are given. In speaking of the man-
agement of cage birds Mr. Bartram says :-
I have experienced that birds have died through
the ignorance and neglect of their really kind-
hearted owners. They had not neglected attending
to them every morning, and supplying them with
plenty of seed, and water, &c., but they had, in
their ignorance, given their pets loam instead of
sand. Now, loam is not sand; there is no grit in
it; and unless the birds can get sharp hard grits of
sand into their gizzards to grind the seed that is
lodged there, they must die. Give them good coarse
lean bay sand; and the more shells in it the better,
The Bluebird he says does more good and less
harm than any other bird we have. It eats none
of our fruit-and its principal food consists of
insects. When young melon and cucumber plants
are coming on, the services of this little bird are
invaluable. Then, I stick up a few sticks among the
plants, and on these the Bluebirds will take their
stand. They will survey the patch most carefully;
and it is truly astonishing to see how often they
will jump down from their elevated perches among
the plants, and how quickly they will return to
their stands: and they seldom return without some
noxious caterpillar, grub or moth, of which they
make short work. As soon as the unfortunate is
despatched, the bird will wipe its bill on the stick--
take another hasty glance around-and down it
goes, again, like a shot, and the fate of some
other grub is sealed. And this continues through-
out the whole day, for this little bird never fails to
be at its post the first thing in the morning and it
remains there until the last thing at night."
This little work will well repay the perusal of
any one, and to the many persons among us who
keeps birds, we may almost say the book is indis-
pensible.

GRAND RIFLE MEETING AT WARWICK.
[For 1st, 2nd and 3rd day's proceedings see 1st page
of this Gazette."]
On the day appointed, Thursday the 12th, War-
wick Camp was once more the scene of great ex-
citement, when many of the fair inhabitants of
Bermuda again assembled to witness the final con-
test of their champions, some of whom had already
completed their firing and now had anxiously to
look on, whilst the remainder fired seven rounds at
500 yards. Lieut. Cleeve stood first with 55 points,
but Lieut. Nicolls, who had run ahead at 200
yards and Lieut. Lutyens had both to finish and
after a hard struggle for the 1st place, the former
came in 2nd with 54 points, and the latter 3rd with
53. Captain Traill took the 4th place, followed
by Lieut. Elrington, R. E., 5th, and Captain Pil-
leau, R.E., 6th.
Immediately after the completion of the Ladies
Match the Consolation Scramble took place for Mr.
Child's Cup, for which there were 15 entries. The
Match being 5 rounds at 500 and 600 yards. Lieut,
Hellard, R.E., made the best shooting, carrying
off the handsome Cup with a score of 36 points.
Capt. Jameson, 1-19th, coming in 2nd with 31
points.-Mrs. Morrison very kindly presented thE
Prizes, and we give a correct list, which we have
received from the Secretary:--


(Published in this Gazette by Request of some Per-
sons opposed to Capital Punishment.)
EARL RUSSELL ON CAPITAL PUNISH-
F MOMENT.
SFor my own part I do not doubt for a moment
either the right of a community to inflict the pun-
ishment of death, or the expediency of exercising
that right in certain states of society. But when I
turn from that abstract right and that abstract ex-
pediency to our own state of society-when I con-
sider how difficult it is for any judge to separate
the case which requires inflexible justice from that
which admits the force of mitigating circumstances
-how invidious the task of the Secretary of State
in dispensing the mercy of the Crown-how critical
the comments made by the public-how soon the
object of general horror becomes the theme of pity
-how narrow and how limited the examples given
by this condign and awful punishment-how brutal
the scene of execution-I come to the conclusion
that nothing would be lost to justice, nothing lost
in the preservation of innocent life, if the punish-
ment of death were altogether abolished.
"In that case a sentence of a long term of sepa-
rate confinement, followed by another term of hard
labour and hard fare, would cease to be considered
as an extension of mercy. If the sentence of the
judge were to that effect, there would scarcely ever
be a petition for remission of punishment, in cases
of murder, sent to the Home Office. The guilty,
unpitied, would have time and opportunity to turn
repentant to the Throne of Mercy."

YELLOW FEVER IN HAYTI.-M. Wad-
dington, President of the French Council and Min-
ister of Foreign Affairs, (Washington) has received
a dispatch from the Second Secretary of Legation
at Port-au-Prince, Hayti, which says:-"Count
Julien de Rocheebouart, the French Minister, died
of Yellow fever two hours after he was attacked.
His private secretary and the First Secretary of
Legation are dead of the disease, and I myself feel
the first symptoms of it."

YELLOW FEVuER HEARD FROM.-It is as far away
as Hayti, to be sure, and the news is cabled in a
round-about way from France. But a Haytien ves-
sel is already detained at a quarantine stationin New
York lower bay, which has lost three men out of
five sick on the voyage by country fever, that is
said to be almost as fatal as yellow fever; and pro-
bably there is a good deal of mixing-up in the titles.
The vessel's cargo, log.'wood is said not to convey
any infection, which ought, if true, to convey a
hint to the hasty Congress that voted the expensive
toy of a steel-lined ship for Mr. Gamgee to experi-
ment upon with fever cargoes. Ordinary wooden
walls and bulkheads, as the Plymouth's experience
shows, even when subjected to a freezing tempera-
tu-, still may hold the fever germs ; and if there is
ai y kind of hard wood fitting up for forecastles
and cabins of West India and South American ships
that will make safe these fever-carriers, it ought to
be made known. But as Natchez kept out the New
Orleans fever last year by a strict quarantine, and
had not a single case, and as Galveston accomplished
the same result by strict cleanliness, both together
ought to make our trading cities reasonably safe
against the always possible visitor from the is-
lands.-Philadelphia Public Ledger, May 31

SENmING HOME CHINESE LEPERS.-San Fran-
cisco, June 2.-Among the passengers for Hong
Kong to-day, by the Steamer China, were 17 Chi-
nese lepers, who have been inmates of the county
pest house for several months, and were shipped to
China by order of the Supervisors,


ag We are informed that the Provost Marshal
General has announced to the Prisoner, Edward
James Skeeters the younger, now under sentence of-
death in Hamilton Gaol for the Murder of his Wife"
Anna Skeeters, that the sentence is to be carried
into effect on Wednesday the 2nd July next, with-
in the precincts of the Gaol.

To the Editor of Royal Gazette.
THE RECENT TRIAL.
ME. EDrroR,-A long article appears in the Colo-
nist of the 11th instant, with the object, if possible,
of preventing the sentence of death being executed'
upon a fellow-being convicted: by two juries, after
a careful investigation, of one of the foulest mur-
ders ever heard of in this or any other Christian
country-the murder of his own lawful wife, who,;
but a few hours before had returned from the'
Worship of GOD in His Own House; and against
whom after she became his wife not a shadow has,
been attempted to be cast even by himself, over a
period of about eight or ten years of married life,
and one who was respected and beloved as well by
his relations and friends, as by her own. In his
examinations before the Magistrates, and during
his imprisonment, and long trial, he has never
seemed to manifest the slightest regret at her death,
although beyond all doubt she was murdered by
somebody! Has he not had many months time for re-
pentance presuming him to be guilty P One would
suppose that a week was sufficient to melt his heart,
but have we any signs of it ? If innocent as he as-
serts, of course he has it not to repent of. If guil-
ty, the time that remains to him yet is sufficient,
and nothing that man can do will prevent the
mercy of GOD towards him, even as to the thief
upon the cross, at the last hour if penitent. The
writer refers to the case of the first murderer, but
was Cain's life spared that he might repent, or was
it not that he might be killed by every body that
met him," to use his own words ? He was sen-
tenced immediately without summoning a jury, or
even a witness beyond the "cry of Abel's blood
from the ground," like Anna's from the sea! In
his long life after that, have we any evidence of
his repentance, but have we not evidence from
God's word in "Jude" that he perished? The
present culprit pleaded not guilty," and so did
Cain, but did God believe him ? Can any man be-
lieve Skeeters in saying so P Which is the greater
offense, the murder of a brother which is a natural
relationship in which he could take no part, or
that of a wife whom the husband solemnly promised
at the Altar of God to love and to cherish ?"
While I do not believe that "the public sentiment
rejoices to satiate the cravings of depraved desires"
as that writer states, I do believe that sen.timrnt
to be one of thankfulness and appreciation to two
honest and- faithful juries, for as just a verdict as
ever was rendered in this or any other country, and
for their wholesome regard for the Public welfare
which demands the fulfilment of a legal sentence
that it may be a terror to evil doers," for it is a
generally received axiom that men fear death more
than imprisonment for life, where there is always
wore or less hope that something may turn up for
their release or escape. In the absence of direct
testimony this verdict has been arrived at upon the
evidence of an innumerable cloud of circumstances,
fitting into each other in a long line, as strongly
as ever a foundation that supported an edifice held
together like the mortar that binds the foun-
dation that supports the most massive super-
structure. I cannot perceive a mitigating cir-,
cumstance, nor a spark of ground for executive
clemency. The writer says, that "if Skeeters
had been judged by the Jewish Law he would ap-
prove of Death penalty." Query-is not the soul
of a Jew as precious in the sight of God as that of
a Gentile, and did not Christ suffer death to save
one as well as the other ? I hope Skeeters may die
a true penitent.
SAFETY.
June 13, 1879.


James I. (Jacques), who united the kingdoms o
England and Scotland; but this is not probable
The most likely derivation is from the word jacque
applied to the jack, or overcoatformerly worn b,
the British soldier, which bore the representation o
a crcss.-Little Folks.

Major Cavagnari, the distinguished Indian office
who negotiated the terms of peace with Yakool
Khan at Gundamak, is an Englishman by birth
his father having been a Genoese, who came to set
tie in London from the north of Italy, after th
overthrow of the French empire. He entered th
military service of the East India Company ii
April, 1858. For his services on the frontier h
was recommended by Lord Mayo for a Champion
ship in the Order of the Star of India, which de
coration was conferred on him on Jany. 1st, 1877
He was last year appointed second member of Si
Neville Chamberlain's mission to Cabul.

LONDON, June 3.-A Rome dispatch to the Time
pays: "Mount Etna is ejecting enormous volume
of ashes; The destruction of property' is immense
The Commune of Majo has been obliterated an
SCassello is threatened. Many large and valuable
estates have been destroyed. The four main crater
continue to pour forth streams of lava, while man
of the smaller ones have become inactive. Th
stream of lava which has interrupted the: road a
Passa Pescaro is half a mile wide and 100 (eet deel
The eruption of Etna continues unceasingly, bu
the flow of lava in the direction of the Alcantar
River has slackened. The new craters form a val
abyss in the side of the mountain. Premier Depret
has proposed grants for the relief of the sufferers
the eruption of Mount Etna. The Standards correl
pondent at Rome says a grant of $100,000 has bee
promised for the sufferers by the Alessandria flood
and the eruption of Etna. This sum, however,
considered far from sufficient.

- Rear-Admiral MaoKellop, laha of the Egypti
navy, is dead,


mom --am-


From the Coal Trade Journal, June 4.
THE STATE OF TRADE..
There is nothing that tends to excitement in the
condition of the Anthracite coal trade during the
week under review.; the future is apparently most
cheering to the coal owner and operator,, provided
there is a continuance of the strong feeling that is
reported from this side of the fraternity. Since
our last edition, sales have not been heavy either at
the advance, or the old price, the wholesale men do,
not want orders, until they- have closed out some-
thing more of the- orders that.are..ointhe bo ks.
Vessels continue sufficiently' sarce. to.,prevent, a
cleaning up of orders, with anything he the desired
activity. Nothing has been done -looking to a re-
organization of a combination, as has' been freely
stated by the press during the past week. It is not
desirable, but the return of reason among the coal
owners and operators, shows that a better price, for
Anthracite can be had. The experience of the past
six months, has been of such a character, as to war-
rant-the belief that another such' period-will not be
recorded. The mere fact that sales have-been few
and far between during the week, at an advance
price, does not prove that the advance can not be
maintained. It has always been the case that upon
an advance, dealers and consumers hold aloof, but
express a willingness to have their orders entered
at the old rate.. In the course of a week or .two,
when stocks in hand. become- depleted, then they
come in and buy at the advance, congratulating
themselves that they have placed their orders before
another advance has been recorded.
The companies claim to be very stiff in their
rates, and there is no doubt the proper feeling ex.
ists for better prices.

The Delaware and Hudson Company are remove.
ing the old six-foot Erie rail on the road from
Scranton to Jefferson Junction. This rail, origin-
ally put down for the Erie coal cars, has been of
no use since the narrow gauge was adopted by that
company some two years since. The rail is steel
nearly as good as new, and will be put to use again.
The joints are also good, nine-tenths of the spikes
can be utilized, which will be a saving of over $2,-
000 per mile to the D. & H. Co. There never was
more economy and prudence exhibited in the gen.
eral management of this great company from its
inception, more than half a century ago, than is
seen at present, even in its minor details. The col.
lieries are all busy, and the miners are at work ex.
pecting to share in the general prosperity not far
away. For the first time since the year 1837 there
is a scarcity of laborers around the mines. This is
probably due to the large number of men who have
left the coal regions within the last two years, for
the west.-Scranton Republican.
RONDOUT, N. Y., May 22.-A number of suits
have been commenced in the Supreme Court against
the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company for
damages by Eddyville property owners. The
guard-lock of the canal is situated in Eddyville
Village, near this city. The great freshet last Fall
damaged the canal to the amount of about #300,000.
The guard-lock gave way and the water, as it rush-
ed out, destroyed much property. The plaintiffs in
the suits, it is stated, will claim that the canalcom.
pany undertook to create an artificial water-way,
and is responsible for damages caused by defects or
flaws in the same.
There is a most encouraging tone to the trade re.
ports from the various sections of the country, and
it is now hoped that the dull times are past. New
trade is being made abroad, and the furnaces and
shops that have so long laid idle are lighting up
their fires, and this will help the coal trade.

Attention has lately been directed to a much neg.
elected timber tree-the ailanthus. Experiments
made in Toulon in the French dockyard showed
that in an average of seven tensile tests, the ailan.
thus'broke with a weight of 72,186 pounds; the
elm yielded to 54,707 pounds, and the oak broke un-
der a weight of 43,434 pounds. The wood is at
first of a pale straw color, but grows somewhat
darker with age, and takes a high polish. For cab-
inet making and indoor work its silver grain and
satiny lustre are very pleasing; and as regards free.
dom from warping and shrinkage, it is said to be
superior to walnut, and fully equal to mahogany.

THE UNION JACK.
Our national flag at the present day is the
Union Jack-a combination of the flags of St.
George, St. Andrew, and St. Patrick, the patron
saints of England, Scotland and Ireland. It is
only since the union of Ireland, which took place in
1801, that this banner has been in use. ,/ Indeed, the
1st Union Jack we possessed dated no further back
than 1606, after the union of the crowns of England
and Scotland by James I. This flag consisted of a
combination of the crosses of St. George and St.
Andrew, and was in 1707 constituted by royal
proclam ition the national flag after the union o
the two Parliaments of the two countries. ;Tc
unite the three crosses into a harmonious whole has
been now satisfactorily accomplished. The cross
of St. George is red on a white ground, that of St
Andrew a white cross in this form X (called a sal.
tire) on an azure ground, that of St. Patrick a red
saltire on a white groumd, and you will find each o
these crosses distinctly visible on our present nati
onal banner. On our bronze money you will alsi
find the shield of Britannia a tolerably accurate
representation of the Union Jack. With regard t<
the name by which our national flag is known
while union" seems appropriate enough, the rea
son why it is called a Jack is not at first apparent
It is said, however, by some to derive its name from





BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE,


.= DOMINION OF CANADA.
Appointments to Kn(mhts COmmanders of the Order of
St. Michael and St. George.
LONDON, May 24.-It is officially announced here,
to-day, that the Queen has been pleased to appoint
the following gentlemen Knights Commanders of
the most distinguished order of St. Michael and 8 .
George: The Hon. Sir Narcisse F. Belleau, knight,
Q. C., etc., of Quebec,: the Hon.W. P. Howland,
P. C,, etc., of Toronto ; the Hon. Chas. Tupper, C.
B., P. 0, Ministerof Public Works, etc., of Otta-
wa; the Hon. Samuel L. Tilley, C. B., P. C., Min-
ister of Finance, ete., of St. John, N. B.; the Hon.
Geo. Brown, Senator, etc., of Toronto, and the Hon.
Richard John Cartwright, P. C., M. P., etc., of
Kingston.
The Duke of Argyle and party arrived at Mon-
treal on the evening 'f the 7th instant, and were
occupying a suit of seven rooms at the Windsor.
The Ottawa (Canada) Dragoon Guards have de-
cided on going to Brooklyn for the 4th July cele-
bration.
QUEBEC, June 6.-His Excellency the Governor-
General inspected the Citadel and fortifications at
Levis yesterday morning, and at three o'clock vis-
ied the Ursuline Convent with H. R. H; and
thence to the Ladies' Protestant Home of which
Institution, H. R. Highness has consented to become
the patroness. A visit was also paid to the Female
Orphan Asylum. In the morning the Vice-Regal
party visited Laval UnIversity, arid were present
ata review of B. Battery, held on the esplanade by
General Sir Selby Smyth; in the afternoon the fine
Art Exhibition was visited. The weather is beau-
tiful.
The House of Commons on May 23, devoted their
attention to the Indian budget. Mr. Lowe advo-
cated a paper currency for India. Lord George
Hamilton said a paper currency would tend further
. to depreciate silver. He anticipated a substantial
rise in the exchange in consequence of the failure
of French and Italian silk crops.

0? It will be noticed, on reference to our
Advertising Columns, that a Promenade Con-
cert is to be given by the Splendid Band of the
1-19th (P.W.O.) Regt., at the Mechanics'
Hall, Hamilton, on Friday Evening next; the
proceeds of which are to be devoted to the
Fund for the Widows and Orphans made such
by the Zulu War. We hope to see a full house
on the occasion.

W A Supplement of three col-
umns accompanies this issue of the
Gazette." It contains the Proceedings of H.
M. Council and Hon. House of Assembly of
the 13th inst. Extract from the Governor
General of Canada's Speech at the Banquet on
the Queen's Birthday, and Latest European
and other news.
MARRIED, in Pembroke Parish, on the 5th inst.,
by the Rev. E. B. Moore, at the residence of the
Bride's Grandmother, EPHRAIM MOTYER, a native of
Bndport, Dorsetshire, England, to THOMPSON ROBIN-
SON,:second daughter of Mr. Orlando C. Hollis.

DIED, at the Flatts, May 29th, Mr. JEREMIAH AL-
FRED PENISTON, aged 73 years; he leaves one sister,
Stwo brothers with other relatives.
......*... in Hamilton Parish, June 14th, 1879, at the
residence of Mr. Ishmeal Bean, after a long and pain-
ful illness, BERLINDA VIRGIN, aged 90 years; leaving
rTeatives and friends to mourn sad departure.
....... ,in Pembroke Parish, on the 11th inst., MR.
DANIEL FREDERICK CAMPBELL GROTE, aged 66 years,
-leaving a widow and three children to mourn their lss.
T'Mr. Grote was a native of Edinburgh, Scotland, and
for many years held a highly responsible position in
H. M. Dockyard, Ireland Island. He was a sincere
and consistent christian, and died full of faith and in
the glorious hope of a life of immortality beyond the
Grave.


Ice.


Ice.


Ice.


Notice.
--THE UANDERSIG.NED
Is now running ICE to Dockyard, Boaz and
Somerset at Reduced Prices.
Patronage respectfully solicited.
MI Special Orders promptly attended.to.
CE AS. A. DESHIELD.
June 17th, 1879.-1 pd

O to BARRITT'S for Pure
Iced SODA WATER.

JUST RE EI VED
Per ALPHA,"
A Large assortment of Ladies and Children's

P lBoots & Shoes.
J. C. KEENEY.
Hamilton, 16th June, 1879.

Cheap Reading.

C" OPIES of the Seaside" and L lakeside"
Library, by the best English, French and
American Authors.
On Sale at the Royal Gazette" Stationery
Store,
Hamilton, June 17, 1879.

Lost,
(NT Sunday afternoon last, between Mr
Heyl's Drug Store and Trinity Church, .
J White Shetland SIM WL,
(Woollen.)
The Finder will be suitably rewarded o(t
bringing it to the Officeiofthe Royal Gazette.'
June 16, 1879'.-1



keeper at St. George's.
Credentials required.
V Apply personally to MR. EDWARDS, R.N.,
Hospital, Ireland Island.
June 16, 1879.-1
TRY TROXELL'S
'PRIDE OF THE KITCHEINI


S For Scouring, Cleaning, and Polishing.
Ask your Grocer for it.
' Ma 27. 1879.-..H am.


Election Notice.

pURSUANT to a Writ issued from His Ex-
CELLENOY THE GOVERNOR, bearing date
10th day of June, 1879, the Duly Qualified
Freeholders of Sandys Parish are requested to
Meet
AT THE SCHOOL ROOM,

Th'is-DayTuesday,
1 The 17th Instant,
I At 11 o'clock in the Forenoon,
SFor the purpose of Electing One Person to
I serve as a Member of the General Assembly
of these Islands.
I And if such Election be not. determined on
view the Meeting will adjourn to THUR.S-
DAY, the 19th instant, at 11 o'clock, for the
purpose Qf polling Votes, when said Election
will close at 4 o'clock in the afternoon of the
same day.
JOHN FOWLE, J.P.,
Returning Officer.
Sandys Parish, 12th June, 1879.
BER.SMfD4
VICTUATA JTNGYARD.

Sale of Old Stores.

THE UNDERMENTIO.ED
ARTICLES
TWilU Be Sold,
AT AUCTION
BY
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers,

On Wednesday,
25th June, at Noon,
FLOUR.........................16 Casks.
BISCUIT DUST..................248 Lbs.
FLANNEL.......................4 Yds.
SERGE........................... 19 Yds.
JEAN ........................ 2 Yds.
BOOTS .................... 31 Pair.
SENNET HATS..................32 No.
BADGES .......................41 "
BEDS ................12 ".
BLANKETS .................17 "
PILLOWS, Hair..................33
RUGS ..........................8
BED CASES.... ............... 17 "
Iron BEDSTEADS............... 11
TABLES .............. ...... 2 "
FORMS ........ ............. 8 "
TUBS, LANTERNS, COPPER MEASURES,
KETTLES, DISHES
&c., &c., &c.
JOHN B. WILKINS.


June 11, 1879.-2 3p


/
Acting Storekeeper.


G O to BARRIT' S if you want a Glass of
Pure ICED LEMON \DE or any other
&.Erated Bevernqrp.


Marshal's


Sale.


''O R f, SOL D,
By Public Auction,
ON THE PREMISES,
In Hamilton Parish,
At 12 o'clock, Noon,


The 3rd Day of July next,
Under and by Virtue of Sundry Writs of Execu-
tion issued from the Court of General As-
size against DArNIw JAMEs BuuI-
GESS,
ALL the RIGHTTITLE and IN-
TEREST of the said DA-IwL JAMES
BURGESS in and to all that certain PIECE OR
PARCEL OF LAND, with the Messuage or
Dwelling House
thereon erected, situate near Shelly Bay, in
Hamilton Parish, which, said Piece or Parcel
of Land contains by estimation One Acre and
Two Roods, more or less, and is bounded on
the North and West by a Public Road running
from Shelly Bay towards the Main North
Shore Road of Hamilton Parish; on the East
by Land now or late in the occupation of Anne
ill, and on the South by Land now or late in
the possession of the Heirs or Devisees of Ar-
thur Wellington West, deceased.
J. H. TROTT,
Pro. Mar. Genl.
16th June, 1879,


Notice


to Shippers.


'ljHE Undersigned expect in all this week
from Halifax, N. S., a Clipper Schooner
of abut 1,300 Barrels capacity. She will be
placed on the Berth to load for Demerara, and
date of sailing will be given in a future Adver-
tisement.
FREIGHT respectfully solicited.
i J. T DARRELL & CO.
Hamilton, Bermuda,
June 16, 1879.


That Pleasantly Located Dwelling
in Warwick well known as

Rose Cottage,
Recently vacated by Lt. CKaozIEz.
Apply to TilEOS. J. LIGITBOURN,
Hamilton.
L. M. SMITH
Warw ck-.
June 16. 1879.-g3


Marshal's Sale.

TO BE SOLD,
BY PUBLIC AUCTION,
IN THE TOWN OF HA1MILTON,
At. 11 o'clock,
On thursday, the 19th
day Qf June Instant,.
Under and by Virtuoof a Writ of Execution is-
sued from the Court of Geheral Asoize at
Suit of DANIEL TRIMINGHAM vs.
EMMA LouIsA LAWRENCE,
The following ARTICLES of
Household Furniture,
GROCERIES & SHOP FUaNI-
ture, &c, &c.
Viz. :-" '
Sitting Room.
CHAIRS 1 ROCKER.
6 C1 Small ROCKER -
1 Arm CHAIR 1 Cedar TABLE
1 Mahogany Side TABLE Corner TABLE
Cedar CHEFFONIER
Book SHELF and DRAWS .
SOFA 2 Table LAMPS
Tea URN Bronze Watch STAND
4 Window CORNICES
1 Small CARPET 1 MAT
1 CRUETand CASTERS 1 Water BOTTLE
1 doz. Ale GLASSES 6 TUMBLERS
7 Large and 6 Small PICTURES
74 BOOKS
5 Vols. Cassel's Family PAPERS
1 Lot Unbound DITTO
1-Lot Unbound MAGAZINES
1 Lot BOW B.eLLS
4 Lots PAPERS

Dining Room
1 ABLE 6 CHAIRS
L 1 Lot PICTURES
1 Lot Picture FRAMES
1 STOVE and lot of Copper PIPE
1 LAMP 1 Slip of Oil CLOTH

Bedroom Ao. 1.
1 EDSTEAD. 1 Hair MATTRESS
2 Feather PILLOWS
1 BOLSTER 2 Slips CARPET
1 TABLE 4 CHAIRS
1 Chest DRAWERS and Looking GLASS
1 WASHSTAND 1 Chamber SET
1 LAMP

Bedroom No. 2'.
1 BEDSTEADD and MATTRESS
1 B 1 Fiber MATTRESS
1 Hair MATTRESS 2 Feather PILLOWS
4 CHAIRS I TABLE
1 Chest DRAWS and Looking GLASS
1 WASHSTAND 1 Towel HORSE
2 Slips CARPET 1 LAMP

Servants Room.
1 EDSTEAD 1 MATTRESS
S B 1 TABLE 1 WASESTAND
1 CHAIR 1I LAMP 1 Clothes RACK
2 TABLES 1 Round TABLE :
5 STOOLS 4 CHAIRS -1 SETTEE

Miscellaneous drticlesg.:
1 CRUET 1 Lot of Tea POTS
3 Dish COVERS 8 DISHES
1 Lot of PLATES Lot of GCROOKERY
Dutch OVENS
Stone & Cooking UTENSILS 3 TUBS
1 LAMP 1 BARROW 1 Hand CART
2 Bound Books of Photographic VIEWS
1 Bundle DITTO, Unbound
1 MANUEL ditto
1 Bundle Philadelphia VIEWS
2 Photographic CAMERAS, 2 Stands and 3
Plate Boxes
19 Printing PRESSES Brass ROLLER
2 Boxes OERIALS 2 BATHS
7 DISHES 5 Boxes NEGATIVES
I Dark BOX and 2 STANDS for Draining
Glasses
1 STILL 1 WORM
1 Package Likeness CARDS
Bundle of PAPER Kerosene STOVE
Lot of Masons' and Blacksmiths' TOOLS
1 Smith's FORGE Copper SCALES
Lot of ASPHALT Corking MACHINE
And a Number of other Articles, that will
appear on Day of Sale.


Groceries and Shop Fur-
niture, Crockeryware,
( GLASSWARE,
LAMP CHIMNIES (large & small)
LAMPS (large and small; swinging and
bracket)
Lamp SHADES
Lamp BURNERS (large and small)
Lamp SOCKETS Lamp Globe RINGS
Lamp WICKS (of all sizes)
LANTERNS (large and small)
Tea CANNISTERS Coffee MILLS
2 Weighing MACHINES
Sets of WEIGHTS and MEASURES
Water FILTER
Beer PUMPS and Counter FITTINGS
REFRIGERATOR CLOCKS
DEMIJOHNS Barrel LIDS, (large & small:
Chopping BLOCKS Tin SCOOPS
BASKETS 1 TRUCK SHOWCASES
TABLES FORMS STOOLS
Butcher's HOOKS SAFE (Chubb's)
Large Ice BOX Note PAPER
Florida WATER, &c., &c., &c.
J. H. TROTT,
Provost Marshal General
Hamilton, June 3, 1879.


NOTICE.

l E UNDERSIGNED intending to leave
Bermuda shortly, on business, begs that
all to whom she is INDEBTED will render'
their Accounts by the IsTJrLY ; and those who
are INDEBTED TO HER: will make pay-
ient by the above date.
ADELAIDEk HODSDON.
1Hamilton, Jane 17, 1879.-2


Mechanics' Hall,
I Hamilton,
20th June, 1879.

THE BAND
Of the 1-19th (P.W.O.) Regiment, under the
direction of Mr. O'Brein, the Bandmaster,
Have much pleasure in announcing they will
give a GRAND


IN THE ABOVE HALL,
Under the Distinguished Patronage of HIS
EXCELLENCY MAJOR GENERAL

K.C.M.G.,

O.R.E.,
SMAJOOR HBZER0BPOZR-D
Commanding 1-19th Regt.,
And Officers and Ladies of the Garrison.
In aid of the Widows and Orphans caused by
the Zulu War!
Concert to commence at 8 o'clock.
PRICES OF ADMISSION.
^Promenade 1/. Reserved Seats 2/6.
Programmes 3d. each.
Hamilton, June 17, 1879.


Bq


Special


Request.


p HE Members of the Somerset PENNY
S HEAlDING CLUB will, by special re-
quest, give a Reading at the Alexandrina Lodge
1026, Hamilton, on the Evenings of TUESDAY
24th and WED)NESDAY the 25th instant.
SAIL BOATS ,to leave the Public Wharf,
Somerset, at 5'30 p.m. and return after the
Readings each evening.
The Mozart Band will be in attendance.
DOORS open at 7 p.m. To commence at 8
sharp.
TICKiT/S to be obtained at the Door-
Price 1/.
H. T. SWAN,
SStage Manager.


Somerset, June 17, 1879.-2.

Olde Folks C


!oncer(s.


The Female Enterprising and
Helping Society, assisted by a few Gentle-
men and Lady Friends, intend giving Two
Olden Time CONCERTS, at Ye Good

U LDE TOWN HALL,
On Ye Evenings of
Wednesday & Thursday
Ye 25th and 26th of ye present month.
Ye Programme, to consist of ye Worldlye
Songs and Choruses, under the direction of ye
olden tyme tune beater and leader; also Reci-
tations, Dialogues and a few shows.
Ye young Ladies and ye young Gentlemen will
be dressed in ye differe-nt costumes of ye olden
Lymes. Ye men folks by ye-selves, and ye
women folks, by ye-selves.
Ye will have good old music from ye olden
time Alexindrina Band.
Ye doors will be opened ,3 o'clock on ye after-
noons and same of ye Ladies will have refresh-
ment Tables of feIce Creams, &e &c.
Ye Tickets I/-and will he taken at ye door
by ye olden tyme doorkeepers. Ye children
half-price.
The proceeds will be in aid of the new B. M.
.. Church, l: milton.
June 16th, 1879.-2

3AR VRTT has the Purest GIN-
131 GERADE in Town on Ice.

S For Rent.

THE L1ALE HOUSE


Now occupied by William Nusum, Esqr.-
Possession given in July next.
Apply to


THOMAS F. J. TUCKER.
Hamilton, June 16, 1879.-3, 3d. p.

FOR SCOURING, CLElAING
and Polishing Purposes
USE TROX E ALL'S
Pride of the Kitchen,'


Ask your Grocer for it.
May 27, S879.-113mt.

Notice


To Growers a [i'l Owners

OF BERMUDAPA3IOUCG
IN consequence of the great increase in ship-
ments of Produce to New York since the
season of 1874, we deem it necessary to give
notice, that we are ready to give our personal
,attention as usual to all Shipments of Bermuda
Produce for New York made through us, but
without being responsible for the net proceeds
until paid to our Order in New York, which will
be given to the New York Consignees for Sale,
by each vessel transporting a s!.iement.
When necessary to order Specie in return for
any shipment it will be insured ,t the expense of
the Owners interested, and Ow-lers will clearly
understand that all the dangers of transport are
borne by them.
TROTT ,. COX.
Hamilton, Bermuda, to 30th J ae, 3p
March 18, 1879. to


Colonial S wcri\ try's Qffice,
16TH JUNE, 1879.
Official MIarine 8urvey-
O'S.
A PPLICATIONS are invited from Persons
desirous of being appointed OFFICIAL
MARINE SURVEYORS under the provisions of
the Act of the Colonial Legislature, No. 4 of
1878.-
Applications should be forwarded to this
Office not laler than

SATURDAY Ne t
The 21st Instant.
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
1 Colonial Secretary.



theatre 0lonal
S P^OS, TPT.

On Tuesday and Wed-
nesday, the 24th and 25th inst.,
THE OFFICERS
Of the Garrison
Will perform a Drama in 3 Acts, entitled

Plot and Passion.

Followed each evening by Mr. Buckstone's
Comic Drama,
THE ROUGH DAMOTD.
Doors open at 7-30. Performance to com-
mence at 8.
Stalls 3/; Second Seats 2/; Gallery 6d.
Plans may he seen at the "' Royal Gazette"
Stationery Store, where Tickets may be ob-
tained.
Prospect, June 17th, 1879. -1


Soomti
SUMM?3 IS COMING.

KEEP ,KEEP COXL

SODA WATER,
LEMONADE,
Raspberr/, Gisigerade,
And other 2Erated Beverages always on Ice.
Sold in Bottles and delivered at all parts of
the Island.
I have much pleasure in bearing tesiira" r to' the
excellent quality of the Soda Water made by John
Barritt, of Hamilton.
S ,.. W. REID, M.D.,
S-Depy. 8ugon Goeul.
Naval Hospital, Ireland Island,
May 27th, 1878.
SJohn Barritt has supplied the Canteen 46th Regt.
with Lemonade, Gingeratde, &c., &c., since ttih6ir
arrival in Bermuda, and giveui satisfaction it every
way. .. .
W. B. BROWN, CAPT. 46THREGT.,
President Canteen Committee.
G. PHILLIPS,
Canteen Steward.
Prospect, 19th October, 1878.
SJohn Barrit, of Hamilton, has supplied me with
AEratod Waters from the 4th 'Oct-,ber, 187.6, to the
present time, and Ihave been well satisfied with the
quality of the same.
J. SINCLAIR, M.D., P.M.O.,
Depy. Surgeon General.
Hamilton, Nov. 4th, 1878.
Terms made known on application. Special
terms to large consumers.
JOHN BA.RRITT,
Manufacturer of 2Jrated Waters,
Corner of East Broadway
and Victoria Street.
Hamilton, June 10, 1879.-3 3p

For Rent.


Comprising



HOUSE, OUT-HOUSES and about Thirteen
Acres of LAND, situated on Tucker's and Mfot.
gan's Islands. a
Possession given the 1st July.
Apply to
ORMOND T. MIDDLETON,
Hamilton.
16th June, 1879.-3

LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTERS IN THE
Post Office, Hamilton, 16th June, 1879.
William Albouy, John Bird, Wm Bray, John
Bartlett, Captain Burchan, Bark North Carolina,
Douglas Cox, B Carlson, A Davidson, Mrs S L Eve,
Miss J A Eve, Capt W Farewell, Atilio Forestic,
(Austrian Bk Cviet,)J G Foster, Harriet S Godfrey,
Francis John Henry, Winslow L IHanes, John J
Kyme, Edward B King, Mrs Nash King, Jenney
Linch, W H Lightbourn, Richard Munroe, James
Musagoes, Wrm T Masters, Mrs Robert Packwood,
Emma Platten, E J Stowe, Hans P Simonsson,
Charlott Sodergren, Louisa Smith, Mrs Emileus B
Smith, A M ahirley, Richard Simons, Rosa Sim-
mons, William Taylor, W Tuder, Mrs Jas Tucker,
(North Side), Thos Tusher, Jas Veal, airs Virgin,
Isaic Virgin, Nath Vesey, M Vodanovich, Austrian
Bk Cviet, Miss E G White, Robt White, Beaumont
Williams, John Wells, Woodward, Capt B D H
White, L A Williams, Samuel Young, Susan Young
UNCLAIvMED LETTERS IN THE POST OF.
FICE ST. GEORGE'S, June 14.
John At.arey, George Arnold, Saml Bassett, Ro-
bert Bes., Stovel Brangmnan, Miss M S Brown, John
Carty, Jose Ferriera C'arallo, L H Delta, David
Deal, Joseph Enos, F Elo, Christopher Healey,
HeiryLee, Timothy Luce, Wm McFremney, Mrs
A 0 Smith, Frederick I Smnth, Perient Trott, Wm
Vanee.


pop"






bERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


BERMUDA.

Proceedings of the H-onorable Leg-
islative Council.
Tuesday, 10th June, 1879.-Pursuant to adjourn-
ment the House met.
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice,
President;
The Honorable Augustus J. Musson,
Wm. H. Gosling,
James H. Trimingham,
i" Eugenius Harvey,
Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Recr. Genl.,
G. S. Tucker,
Randal E. Webster, Colonial
Secretary.
The Hon. J. Tucker, from the Committee appoint-
ed to prepare the Draft of an Address in reply to
the Speech of His Excellency the Governor on the
opening of the Session, presented a Report.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. W. H. Gosling in the Chair.
The Committee rose and reported the Draft of
the Address, which was adopted and ordered to be
engrossed. ,
Ordered, that the following Message be sent to
His Excellency the Governor-the same to be de-
livered by the Colonial Secretary :
May it Please Your Excellency;
I am directed by the Legislative Council to in-
form Your Excellency that the Council, having an
Address to present, desire to know when it will be
convenient to Your Excellency to receive the same.
Council Chamber, 10th June, 1879.
The following Message from His Excellency the
Governor was delivered by the Colonial Secretary :
(No. 1.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to inform the Hon-
orable the Legislative Council that he will receive
their Address in answer to his Speech this day at
1 o'clock, p.m.
Governor', rice. Public Buildings, "
10th June, 1879. }
At the appointed time His Excellency the Gov-
ernor entered the Council Chamber, when the Coun-
cil presented the following Address to His Excel-
lency in reply to his Speech:-
MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY ;
We, Her Majesty's most dutiful and loyal sub-
jects, the Legislative Council of Bermuda, beg to
offer our thanks for the Speech with which Your
Excellency has been pleased to open ihe present
Session.
2. We thank Your Excellency for informing
us that the Church Synod Bill of last Session has
come into operation, and that the first Synod of the
Church of England in Bermuda has been constitu-
ted, and has begun its sittings. We hope, with
Your Excellency, that the measures adopted by that
influential Body will hav e the effect of providing
for the better Government of the Established Church I
in these Islands, and of procuring for it Episcopal
Supervision.
8. We regret to learn that the Act for the
Regulation of the Post Office which was passed last
Session, has, in some of its clauses, been found in
practice to be worded in a manner that has caused
considerable inconvenience; and, whenever any
measure for improving the working of this Act shall
be submitted to us, we will give it careful consider-
ation.
4. If a Bill providing for the Office of Clerk in
the Hamilton Post Office a Salary that will en-
able this Government to command the services of a
competent Official shall be submitted for our con-
sideration, we will give to the subject the attention
which it deserves.
6. We shall also be prepared to consider,
with care, any measure that may be brought before
us providing permanently for the Salaries of Public
Officers.
6. Whenever an opportunity may be afforded.
us of considering the subject of an Executive Audit
of all classes of Public Accounts, we shall be ready
to give due consideration to this important question.
7. We will give our best attention to measures
for rendering the Police Force more efficient, and
for regulating the Sale of Liquors.
8. We trust that the Legislature will be able
to agree on a measure which shall place the Clerical
Establishment of the Colonial Secretary's Office on
a satisfactory footing.
9. We assure Your Excellency that we will
be ready to consider the question of Public Educa.
tion in this Colony with that solicitude which a
subject of such essential consequence to the com-
munity demands.
To which His Excellency was pleased to reply as
follows:-
Mr. President ami HIonorable Gentlemen of the Legis-
lative Councit;
I thank you for your Address, and I trust that
during the present Session you will be able to pass
some measures providing for the more prompt set-
tlement and more effectual auditing of Claims
against the Public, and for improving the efficiency
of the administrative staff and promoting Public
Education.


Public Buildings, Hamilton, "
10th June, 1879. "
Adjourned to Friday next, the 13th instant, at
11*80.
By THE AUTHOR OF "DION AND THE
SIBYLS."
-0-
At all Libraries, in 3 vols., crown 8vo.
64 Harding the Money Spinner,7"
By MILES GERALD KEON,
Author of Dion and the Sibyls."
Mr. Keon's story is full of life and character,
abounding in interest, and many of the principal
scenes are graphically described, In brief,
amidst the crowd of novels which the season has
brought us, Harding the Money Spinner" de-
serves a prominent place.-The Athence um.
The Plot is ingenious, and the conversation
all through the book both natural and animated.
A student of human nature, a scholar, and a
gentleman, holds the pen throughout.-The
Weekly Register.
RichardBentley and Son, New Burlington-street,
London. Price 2/.


Notice.
FO S .4 L

A Box Cart, ]
Wheels and Axle.
Terms Reasonable.
Please apply at the Office of this
ference.
May 24, 1879.-3


E ,

Dray,


Paper for re-


NOTICE.


receive and forward
BERnI BA PRODUCE
To St. Thomas, W.I., and Halifax, N.S.,
Per Royal Mail Steamer "Beta,"
TO SAIL:
To St. Thomas, To Halifax,
Friday, 18th April, Monday, 28th April,
Friday, 16th May, Monday, 26th May,
Friday, 13th June, Monday, 23rd June.
A competent person will be on the Wharf to
receive and mark all packages.
The Undersigned will not be responsible for
Proceeds of Shipment until received by hIrm.
ALBERT INGLIS.
tt. Georges, Bermuda, April 9, 1679.

Wanted,
250 Bls. Second Size


Apply to
S. S. INGHAM.
Ilamilton, 29th April, 1879.


Ootiue
rg HE UNDERSIGNED) having returned from
New York most respectfully informs the
Public in general of Bermuda, that he has re-
opened his
Photograph Gallery,
Corner Church and Burnaby sts., Hamilton,
And is prepared to execute in all its branches
and in first class style; Porcelain Work, Photo-
graph and Ferrotype Views. Old Pictures cspied
and enlarged and finished if required in Indian
Ink.


THURBER'S RELIABLE
CdNNED GOOOS.
SRE AT progress has been made within a few
years in the art of Preserving Fruits, Ve-
getables, Fish and Meats in tins, and in conse-
quence the consumption has largely increased.
As yet, however, canned goods are not generally
thought to be "fresh," and some brands are not,
perhaps, entitled to be so considered, Those
packed by us, however, are Hermetically Sealed
at the sources of supply, when they are in the
best possible condition, by a process which pre-
serves the much-to-be-desired fresh, natural
flavors; and they are really in better condition,
fresher, more palatable and wholesome than
many so-called "fresh" articles which are ex-
posed for sale during considerable periods of
time in city markets. All goods bearing our
name are guaranteed to he of superior quality,
and dealers are authorized to refund the purchase
price in any case where consumers have cause
for dissatisfaction. It is, therefore, to the in-
terest of both dealers and consumers to use
TnURBfR'S BRANDS.
H. K. & F, B. THURBER & CO.,
IMPORTERS, WHOLESALE GROCERS,
And Manufactures of and Dealers in
FOOD PRODUCTS
P. 0. Box 3895-New York.
S6m

Notice
TO FARMERS and OWNERS
I OF BERMUDd PRODUCE.
I-----
T HE Undersigned will give his
personal attention as usual to all Ship-
ments of
iSERMIUDA PRODUCE
2O, NEW TOR
During the coming Crop Season.
Will forward Consignments to any Commis-
sion Produc.- Merchants in New York, and will
give all information necessary for benefit of
: hippers.
Produce purchased during the present Season
at Market Prices.
THOSE. H. PITT.
Hamilton, April 7, 18S79.
Notice to Farmers of Bermuda

The Undersigned solicits consignments of


JOHN ROGAXN, JR. ,'g -3(D 0
1'amilton, Feby. 4, 1879. For the well known house of
For the well known house of


AMERICAN WATCHES.


James A. Judge,
46 & 48 Broad Avenue,
W. Washington Market, N. Y.
!le can guarantee full sales and prompt re-
turns as in past seasons.
JAMES H. BUTLER,
Sole Agent.
Office at C. S.Whitter's, next oyal Gazette"
Office.
IIarmltou, March 18, 1879.*-tf


R. H. MILLER.


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


To Let.

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

Lost.
ON or about the 18th November, 1878, be-
tween Prospect and Mount Langton,
A BLACK
Leather '5elt,
With plated fittings, and monogram E.B.B. on
clasp. A silver mountedsleather holder attached
containing a dagger with richly carved ivory
handle.
A REWARD OF 1 0 0
will be given to any one bringing the same to
the office of this paper.
Hamilton, April 29, 1879.

IXL
I X

S. H. Cappe,
Licensed luctioneer
AND
COMMISSION ERCIIiT,
ST. THOMAS,
1). W.I.
CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED.
Septr. 31, 1878.-12m


G. W. SPENCER.


MILLER & SPENCER,
187 eade Street,
NEV YORK.
All Persons desirous of shipping to the above
address will be afforded every accommodation
by applying to our Agent
THEO. OUTERBRIDGE,
Reid Street, Hamilton.
Bermuda, April 1, 1879.-2mn

R. W. & CO.,
General Shipping and
Commission Merchants,
(P. O. Box 3709,)

E. W. HAYWARD, NEW YORK.
F. D. S. ASH.
References:
Messrs. A. W. PEROT & Co., )emerara.
Ion). S. S. INGIIAM, Hamilton, Bermuda.
Jos. M. HAYWARD, Agent R. M. S. Pkt. Co.
St. George's, Bermuda.
I). '. EON, Hamilton, BOe:milda.
September 17, 1878.-12m

To Farmers and Shippers of
cminutba 0rotIr uce.
-- 1
AVING had several years experience in this
line of business, I desire to continue in
the same during the coming Crop Season, and
respectfully solicit any consignments you may
forward to this market. I will endeavour to
realize the highest Market prices, render Sales
and Remittances promptly.
11r. Thos. II. Pitt,
Of Hamilton, Bermuda,
will attend to receiving and invoicing all con-
signments for me, and will give all information
necessary for benefit of Shippers.


I remain, yours, &c.,
M. F. JUDGE,
With
Messrs. O' Conor &Judge,
42 & 43 Vesey Street,
New York.

For Rent.

That desirable Residence in Paget
Parish,


Hard Stone Lime.' Theodore Outerbridge, Utltuut .'
DI ETTI.A,5.RT S'Y EOI, A comfortable DWELLING [lOUSE with
WOOD L AMILTON CARIIAGE HOUSE, STABLES, BATHING
'- HOUSE, &c., and about 4 Acres of LAND.
3500 Bushels Hard Stone Wood Reid Street, West of oyal Gazette" Office. Possession given 1st May next.
B r LIM Office Hours-10 to 12 and 1 to 4. A p t
Burnt IM Will Visit St. Geores 'Tuesda s and FPr- A apply to ,


For Sale by H. C. OUTERBRIDGE, Cause-
way Road, or 61 Front St., Hamilton.
November 19, 1878.


lays.
Orders Promptly Attended to.
Hamilton, October 26th, 1876,


MR. M. S. HUNT,
Hamilton.
31st March, 1879.


Platts Village Boarding Notice to Farmers.


House.
rjTHIS is a very beautiful place. Is situated
at the junction of the roads at the Flatts,
and is known as Palmetto Grove." Is within
twenty minutes drive of Hamilton, and quite
near the Walsingham Caves. It borders on the
beautiful sheet of water, Harrington Sound, a
famous place for sea bathing.
The Proprietor has a Boat at hand for pleasure
excursions on the Sound and other waters. He
will be pleased to accommodate Lady and Gentle-
men Boarders on very reasonable terms.
JOHN T. PENISTON,
Proprietor.
September 3, 1878.
RIMMEL'S CHOICE PERFU-
MERY.
R IUMEL'S TOILET VINEGAR, a pleasant
tonic and refreshing adjunct to the Toilet and
Bath, reviving scent and a powerful disinfectant.
For warm climates it is Invaluable.
RIMMEL'S CELEBRATED LAVENDER
WATER.
RIMMEL'S TREBLE DISTILLED EAU DE
COLOGNE.
RIMMELL'S MUCH IMPROVED FLORIDA
WATER.
RIMMEL'S JOCKEY CLUB, and other frag-
rant Perfumes.
i RIMMEL'S LIME JUICE and GLYCERINE
gives the hair a beautiful gloss and imparts an
agreeable coolness to the head.
RIMMEL'S PURE WHITE GLYCERINE
SOAP, TILIA, BROWN WINDSOR, HONEY,
ALMOND, LETTUCE, COAL-TAR, and other
Toilet Soaps in bars or cakes.
RIMMEL'S VELNETINE, VIOLET, RICE,
ROSE-LEAF and other TOILET POWDERS, in
boxes, barrels and packets.
RIMMEL'S AQUADENTINE cleans, whitens
and preserves the teeth, refreshes the mouth, and
sweetens the breath.
RIMMEL'L AROMATIC OZONIZER, or Na-
tural Air purifier, a fragrant Powder which diffuses
the healthy and refreshing emanations of the Pine
and Eucalyptus Forests.
E RIMM EL, Perfumerby appointment to H.R,
II. Princess of Wales, 96, Strand, London, and 17.
Boulevard des Italiens, Paris.
May 27, 1879.
Proteclioun agauist FI FI E
IAT FHE MOST MODERATE RATES
Can be obtained from the
PHOENIX INSURANCE COMPPA NY
of London,
One of the longest Established and Wealthiest
Offices in Great Britain.
Through the BRANCH OFFICE in these
Islands, a Saving is effected to the Insured
of the Stamp Duty, a very considerable item.
RISKS taken both on REAL .and PERSONAL
'PROPERTY for 3, 6 or 12 months.
No FEES and no CIIARGE for Policies.
N. A. BUTTERFIELD,
Agent.
ilamuilton, September 9th, 1856.


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W. O BASIC 0 M E, MSD.,
FA .A., D.S.,

REI.STREET, HA31ILTON.
EAST END.
14 Queen Steet, Hamil ton.

Between the Stores of Messrs. F. A.
WnITE & E. B. JONES.

Painter,
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Dealer in PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES,
GLASS, PUTTY, BRUSHES,
&F..A., &c.S
July 5, 878.-STE12 m.ET, HAMILTON.

Exchange on. New York


On it. W. HAYWARD &


, lamilton,


Payable at sight.
F. D. S.
April 7, 1879.*-tf


CO.,

NASH.


Wanted,

By a Family in the Town of Hamilton,
A COOK.
For reference apply at the Royal G 4zette Office.
May 20, 1879,


T HE Undersigned is prepared to
PURCHASE PRODUCE during the pre-
sent Season at the highest Market Rates.
Persons desirous of shipping to New York
can do so through me free of charge to
dlessrs. R. WP. Hayward
4 Co.
Prompt Sales returned.
Cash payable in New York or Bermuda at
Shipper's option.
F. D. S. NASH,
23 Front Street.
Hamilton, 10th March, 1879.-tf




GUION LINE.

United States Mail Steamers,

1OI LIVER POOL,
CALLING AT QUEENSTOWN,
LEAVE NEW YORK


NEVADA sails Tuesday, May 20, at 4 p.m.
WISCONSIN sails Tuesday, May 27, at 10 a.m.
WYOMING sails Tuesday, June 10, at9'30a.m.
ARIZONA sails Tuesday, June 17, at 3 p.m.
1MONTANA sails Tuesday, June 24, at 8-30a.m.
WISCONSIN sails Tuesday, July 1, at 3 p.m.
The above Steamers are built expressly for
the Trade, have five watertight bulkheads, and
carry experienced Officers, Surgeons and Stew-
ardesses. The Saloon Accommodations are un-
surpassed by any Atlantic Steamers, and the
State Rooms are on main deck opening into the
Saloon, thus -securing that great comfort in
ocean travel, perfect ventilation and light.
Smoking Room, Bath Room and Piano on
each Steamer.
e The U. S. Mail Steamer "Canima"from Ber.
muda, Thursdays, generally arrives at New York
on Monday, and Passengers' baggage can be
transferred direct to the Liverpool Steamer sail.
ing next day.
WILLIAMS & GUION,
Agents,
29 Broadway, New York.
New York, May 8th, 1879.

J. & E. Atkinson's

PETRFUMERy,
celebrated, for nearly a century past, is of the very
best English manufacture. For its purity and great
I excellence it has obtained the following
EXHIBITION PRIZE MEDALS,
Lo0 NDON, 18462. PARIS,-1'867. COBDOVA, 1872
LIMA, 1872. VIENNA, 1873.
PHILADELPHIA 1876.
Only Gold Medal for.English Perfumery, Paris 1878

Jtkinson s Choice Perfumes for
the Handkerchief.
\W\hite Rose, Frangipanne, Ylang Ylang, Stephonas
tis, Opopanax, Jockey Club,Ess. Bouquet,
Trevol, Magnolia, Jasmin, Wood Vio-
let, Gold Medal Bouquet,
And all other odours, of the finest quality only.

ATK I N S 0 N S
Gold Medal Eau de Cologne
ii strongly recommended, being more lasting and
fragrant than the German kinds.

ATK INSON S
Old Brown Windsor Soap,
celebrated for so many years, continues to be made
as heretofore. It is strongly Perfumed, and will be
found very durable in use.
ATKINSON'S BEARS' GREASE, COLD
CREAM, SACHET POWDERS, TRANSPAR.
ENT GLYCERINE SOAP, ROSE TOILET
POWDER, TOILET VINEGAR, VELOUTINE
WHITE ROSE TOOTH PASTE,
and other specialities and general articles of Perfu-
m.-ry may be obtained of all dealers throughout the
World, and of the Manufacturers,

24, OLD BOND STREET, LONDON, W.
PRICE LIST FREE ON APPLICATION.
CAUTION.-Messrs. J. & E. ATKINSO maot.


tacture their articles of one and the best quality
only. Purchasers are cautioned to avoid counter.
r its by observing that each article is labelled with
the Firm's Trade Mark, a White Rose on a
Golden Lyre;"' printed in seven colours.
ESTABLISHED 1799.
April 11, 1876-12m If

JLM1VJV.N'lCK--JUNE 1879.



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18 We458 7 428 5 54
19Th 458 7 5 0 7 30 Nw.Mn.4h 00mPi
20Fri459 7 5 1 8 18
21 Sat 4 59 7 5 2 9 6
22 % 4 59 7 5 3 9 54 2nd after Trinity.
23 Mo 4 59 7 5 4 10 42 St. Thos. Stmr. due


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






Supplement to Royal Gazette, Tuesday, June 17, 1879.


BERMUDA.

Proceedings of the Honorable Leg-
islative Council.
Friday, 13th June, 1879.-Pursuant to adjourn-
ment the House met.
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice,
President;
The Honorable Augustus J. Musson,
4 Wm. H. Gosling,
it Eugenius Harvey,
James Tucker, Recr. Genl.,
G. S. Tucker,
Randal E., Webster, Colonial
Secretary.
The following Messages from His Excellency the
Governor were delivered by His Excellency's Pri-
vate Secretary:-
(No. 2.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to forward for the
information of the Honorable the Legislative Coun-
cil a copy of the Blue Book for 1878.
Public Buildings, Hamilton,
13th June, 1879. J
(No. 8.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to lay before the
Honorable the Legislative Council statements and
detailed Estimates, prepared by the Honorables
Colonial Secretary and Receiver General, showing
the amounts of Revenue raised and the Expenditure
incurred during the twelve months ending the 31st
March, 1879, and the amount of Revenue that will
probably be raised and of the Expenditure that will
probably be incurred during the twelve months
ending the 30th June, 1880.
The Revenue estimated for the year 1878-9 was
27,257 -15/.. The actual Revenue raised during
the twelve months ending 31st March, 1879, was
27,279 12/11, being about 22 in excess of the
Estimate.
The Revenue for the twelve months ending 30th
June, 1880, is estimated at 27,427 11/5, and it is
to be hoped that the result will prove as close an
approximation to the Estimate as was the case in
the preceding year.
The Estimates for next year provide for an Ex-
penditure of 28,692 0/3, but probably the Legis-
lature may be able to make some reductions in the
votes without causing any material detriment to
the public service.
Under the head Salaries, however, Vote 1, the
Governor thinks that the sum of 100 should be
added to provide an additional Clerk in the Colo-
nial Secretary's Office, and a sum of 40 to in-
crease the salary of the Clerk to the Colonial Post
Master from 60 a year to 100 a year.
Under the head Post Office, if the Post Office Re-
gulation Act of last Session be amended so as to
render the grant therein made of 500 for procur-
ing Postage Stamps and Office Requisites available
for use by the Governor and Council, the sums of
100 taken for Postage Stamps and Post Cards and
25 for Post Office Stores, and 90 for half-penny
Postage Stamp Die, and 150 for Post Card Die,
may be struck out of the annual Estimate, which
shall thus be reduced by 365.
The Estimate of, the Board of Works may also
possibly admit of some reduction, as there are some
works provided for which-though very desirable
and in many instances actually necessary-may yet
be deferred for a year with a view to bringing the
annual Expenditure within the Revenue.
Public Buildings, Hamilton, 1
13th June, 1879. J
(No. 4.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-in- Chief.
The Governor has the honor to lay before the
Honorable the Legislative Council the Report of
the Medical Superintendent of the Lunatic Asylum
for the year 1878.
Public Buildings, Hamilton,
13th June, 1879. J
Adjourned to Friday next, the 20th inst., at 11-30.

BRMUmDA.
.Abstract of the Proceedings of the Honorable
House of Assemblly.
Friday, 13th June, 1879.-The House, on motion
of the Attorney General, went into Committee of
the whole to consider the Report on the Publica-
tion of the Debates of the House.
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair.
The Attorney General moved that it is not expe-
dient at present to enter into any specific contract
for the publication of the Reports of the Debates of
the House, but if any person with the permission
'of his Honor the Speaker shall publish with reason-
able promptitude the Debates to the satisfaction of
the House, the House will be prepared to make
reasonable compensation to the Reporter on the
completion of the service for the current Session,
which was agreed to.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolution of the
Committee, and it was adopted by the House.
The following Messages from His Excellency the
Governor:-


(No. 2.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
' Governor and Commander-in- Chief.
The Governor has the honor to forward for -the
information of the Honorable House of Assembly a
copy of the Blue Book for 1878.
Public Buildings, Hamilton,
13th June, 1879. J
(No. 3.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to lay before the
Honorable House of Assembly Statements and de-
tailed Estimates, prepared by the Honorables Colo-
nial Secretary and Receivwr General, showing the
amounts of Revenue raised and the Expenditure
incurred during the twelve months ending the 31st
March 1879, and the amount of Revenue that will
probably be raised and of the Expenditure that will
probably be incurred during the twelve months end-
ing the 30th June, 1880.
The Revenue estimated for the year 1878-9 was
27,257 15/. The actual Revenue raised during
the twelve months ending 31st March 1879 was
27,279 12/11, being about 22 in excess of the
Estimate.
The Revenue for the twelve months ending 30th
June 1880 is estimated at 27,427 11/5, and it is to
be hoped that the result will prove as close an ap-
proximation to the Estimate as was the case in the
preceding year.
The Estimates for next year provide for an expen.
diture of 28,692 0/3, but probably the Legislature
may be able to make some reductions in the Votes
without causing any material detriment to the pub-
lic service.
Under the head Salaries, however, Vote 1, the
Governor thinks that the sum of 100 should be


added to provide an additional Clerk In the Colo-
nial Secretary's Office, and a sum of 40 to increase
the salary of the Clerk to the Colonial Postmaster
from 60 a year to 100 a year.
Under the head Post Office, it the Post Office
Regulation Act of last Session be amended so as
to render the grant therein made of 500 for pro-
curing Postage Stamps and Office Requisites avail-
able for use by the Governor and Council, the sums
of 100 taken for Postage Stamps and Post Cards
and 25 for Post Office Stores, and 90 for half
penny Postage Stamp Die, and 150 for Post Card
Die, may be struck out of the Annual Estimate
which shall thus be reduced by 365.
The Estimate of the Board of Works may also
possibly adinit' 61 sdie reduction, as there are some
Works provided for whicF-thfough very desirable
and in many instances actually necessary--may
yet be deferred for a year with a view to bringing
the annual Expenditure within the Revenue.
Public Buildings, Hamilton, 1
13th June, 1879.
(No. 4.)
R.M.LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-. in. Chief.
The Governor has the honor to lay before the
Honorable iHouse of Assembly, a copy of the Re-
port of the Auditor of the Bermuda Savings Bank,
made up to the 31st March, 1879.
Public Buildings, Hamilton, 1
13th June, 1879. J
(No. 5.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-in. Chief.
The Governor has the honor to forward to the
Honorable House of Assembly an Account of the
Expenditure of the Powder Fund for the year 1878.
Public Buildings, Hamilton,
13th June, 1879. J
(No. 6.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander'-in- Chief.
The Governor has the honor to lay before the
Honorable House of Assembly the Report of the
Medical Superintendent of the Lunatic Asylum for
the year 1878.
Public Buildings, Hamilton, J
13th June, 1879.
(No. 7.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor hag the honor herewith to forward
to the Honorable House of Assembly the Accounts
of the Public Creditors, made up to the 31st of
May last, in compliance with the request contained
in the Message of the 3rd June, 1879.
Public Buildings, Hamilton, 1
13th June, 1879. J
Ordered, that Mr. Dill, Mr. Cooper and Mr.
Fraser be a Committee to ext-mine and report on
the accounts for Contingencies.
The Speaker stated to the House that Mr. Dar-
rell, who had introduced the Bill of Supply-was
unable from illness to attend the House, as it was
uncertain when Mr. Darrell would be able to at-
tend in his place,
Mr. Dill was requested to take up that measure.
The Attorney General introduced a Bill the
Audit Act, 1879"---which was read a first time.
Adjourned to Wednesday next.
Order-The Bill of:Supply.

,THE MONTREAL REVIEW.

THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S SPEECH AT THE
BANQUET.
The U. S. 13th Regtin Canada "And
while I am on the subject of the review, allow me to
congratulate,you on having in your midst to-day and
forming splendid a part of your spectacle the gal.
lant American regiment, many of whose officers I
have the 1, -isure of seeing in this hall. (Great
cheering.) I wish to repeat to them to-night what
I had the honor of saying to the regiment at large,
that I thank them most sincerely for having come
this long journey to honor our Queen's birthday,
(tremendous applause), and I regard their having un-
dertaken their journey, and having come here, as a
proof of that amity of feeling and sentiment which is
as strong in the breasts of the American people as
their community with us in that freedom in which
we recognize our common heritage. (Cheering).
I believe I am not wrong in saying that they have
paid us an unusual compliment in allowing our band
to play the National Anthem, while a part of their
musicians were arrayed in our national color. Some
of the band wore the Queen's color, and I believe I
am not misinterpreting the feelings of the officers
here present when I say that the very many Ameri-
cans, not only those of the British race, but many
others, wear in one sense the British color at their
heart (loud cheers and applause), not only because
she is the Queen of the Old Country, with which so
many of toeir most glorious memories are forever
identified-that Old Country of which they are
in their hearts as proud as I can honestly say Eng-
land is of them-but also because the Americans are
a gallant race and love a good woman. (Great ap-
plause). They have lent us a helping hand to-day,
and I believe they will be always ready to do so
should occasion arise n which we may ask them to


stand by us. (Tremendous cheering). We have
had a very pleasant day to-gether, which has been
followed by a restful evening and a pleasant dinner-
pleasant to all, I venture to say, but restful only to
those whose fate it has been when the dessert has
been put upon the table and the wine has been pass-
ed round, to be obliged, by making speeches, to
"open fire" again. (Laughter and applause.) If an
army could-alwlys depend upon having such a good
commissariat ak'our little force has enjoyed to-day,
it is my belief that field days would be even more
populaerthan tlgy are (laughter), and I doubt if the
finances of any people, no matter how many changes
they should make in their tariff, could long stand the
expenses. (Laughter.) And it is, perhaps, fortun-
ate that, a force in the field cannot always carry
about with it on a campaign a Windsor Hotel, other-'
wise the pastime of war would be a far more popu-
lar amusement even than it is at present. People
are now far too fond of it. (Great laughter.) The past
has shown that they always have been so, and
with the best resolutions for the future, the same is
likely to remain the case. .Why is this ? It is be-
cause they do not know what it is, and take every-
thing that is unknown to be magnificent. But if
nations are happier when there is no need for them
to squander wealth and spread-sorrow and disaster
by the maintenance of large forces kept on foot for
purposes of offence, yet it will be generally conceded
that no nation should be content without a numerous
an efficient and well organized defensive force. This
Canada and the United States fortunately possess
(applause), and the motto which was proposed by
Lord Carlisle as that which the Volunteer Force in
England should take, namely, "Defence, not De-
fiance," is one which is equally suitable to our kindred
peoples. (Great applause). The militia Force is the
historic force of both countries. At our review to-
day we have had one of the few occasions on which
it has been possible of late to bring a fair number of
men together for united drill. Good drill requires
constant attention and work, and I believe it has cer-
tainly been the opinion of the spectators of the force
to-day that officers and men have made the best use
of tho opportunities which have been given them.
Loud cheering.)
(


An English Mail of 27th May.
The Royal Mail Steamer Alpha, Captain Crowell,
with an English Mail of the 27th ultimo, arrived at
St. Georges early on Friday morning last. This
Mail was brought to Halifax via Queenstown and
St. Johns N. F., by the Allan Steamer Novascotian,
arriving at Halifax on the morning of the 6th inst.
after an unusually quick passage.
Captain Crowell of the Alpha will please accept
our thanks for Halifax papers of the 9th instant,
which supply us with three days later dates from
Europe.

THE ZULU WAR.
LONDON, June 8.-Advices from Cape Town state
that Colonels Crealock and Wood have recovered
from their illness, and resumed duty.
Orange River Free State Assembly, contrary to
advice of its President, adopted a resolution ex-
pressing hopes of the restoration of independence of
Transvaal.
The official despatches from Cape Town, May 20th,
are published. In one, Lord Chelmsford states that
the advance of Colonels Wood and Newdigate
should commence in ten days, but a despatch from
General Clifford says that no date can be fixed for
the completion of preparations, because of difficul-
ties met with in obtaining transportation.
LONDON, June 7.-Lord Loftus, the new Gover-
nor of New South Wales sailed to-day via New
York and San Francisco.
Blarqui, French socialist, has been pardoned.
LONDON, June 8.-Owing to speculators realizing,
on Friday the market was flooded with silver; it de-
clining to 52.
Diveis recovered the bodies of three men from
the cabin of the steamship Pomnmerania, which sunk
25tb, '78, off Folkestone.
WASHINGTON, June 8.-Consul Daw.on, at Apia,
reports that a destructive hurricane, which passed
over Samoa during the first week of March, des-
troyed 75 houses belonging to the Government, 25
occupied by natives. Bread fruit, orange, and ba-
nana trees were uprooted in great numbers. No
lives lost.

SOLOVIEFF SENTENCED TO DEATH.

A SCENE IN COURT.
ST. PETERSBURG, June 6.-The trial of Solovieff
has been commenced. The proceedings are secret.
Solovieff, before the Court martial, persisted in
denying that he had accomplices. He said he
committed the crime and knew the penalty, there-
fore an advocate would be useless. His demeanor
was firm and respectful. His wife, his two sisters,
and brothers were summoned as witnesses. His
wife was unable to appear, as she had been in a fit
for an hour before the trial opened. One sister
went into hysterics in court.
ST. PETERSBURG, June 8.-The Supreme Tribu-
nal has declared Solovieff guilty of belonging to a
criminal association, the object'of which is to over-
throw the State. The judge-ment of the Court sen-
tences Solovieff to death by hanging, after the de-
privation of his civil rights.

It is announced that Rear-Admiral William Gor
Jones, C. B., who was employed for some time past
as British Naval Attache at Washington, has been
selected to succeed Rear-Admiral John Corbett,
C.B., as Naval Commander-in-Chief in the East
Indies; and Rear-Admiral Frederick Henry Stir-
ling has been nominated the successor of Rear- Ad-
miral de Horsey, in the command of the Pacific
Squadron. Both appointments have been submit-
ted to Her Majesty for approval. Rear-Admiral
Corbett will be disqualified for the East Indian
command on obtaining his promotion to Vice-Ad-
miral next month, and Rear-Admiral de Horsey
completes his term of command in August next.
ALDERSHOT, May 23.-The 2nd Battalion 18
(Royal Irish) Regiment, consisting of about 20
officers, 550 men, 40 women, and 80 children, under
the command of Lieut.-Colonel Gregorie, arrived
here this morning by a special train from Ports-
mouth, having been conveyed from Dublin by the
steam transport Jumna.
ALDERSHOT, May 24.-To-day 1 sergeant, 2 cor-
porals, 15 men, and 50 horses of the 6th Dragoons,
arrived from Edinburgh to join the draft of the
17th Lancers for embarkation for Natal.
Immediately after the 2nd Battalion 18th Foot
arrived in camp from Dublin on Friday last, it was
invited to give volunteers for active service in South
Africa. Forty stalwart men stepped to the front.
Yesterday, detachments of horses and men of the
Artillery arr ,- from Chelsea, Ipswich, and Wool-
wicth to forn. part of a draft for embarkation for
Natal.
The Royal Engineers, Army Service, and Army
Hospital Corps at this station are preparing drafts
for Natal. The 17th company Royal Engineers
has given about 40 men.
The Baker Russian expedition against the Tur-
comans leaves Tebikislar on Friday. It will con-
sist of 2,800 cavalry, 16 battalions of infantry, and
86 guns.
LONDON, June 5.-It is said that Germany has
informed England and France that she leaves to
them the political part of the Egyptian question,
and desires only to defend the financial interests of
German subjects.
CONSTANTINOPLE, June 5.-The Porte has sent a
despatch to the Powers declaring the installation of
Aleko Pasha as Governor of Eastern Roumelia


without hoisting the Turkish flag and observing
other customary formalitieF, which constitutes a
violation of the Berlin treaty.
SINGAPORE, June 5.-According to telegraphic
instructions from London Lhe Governor of Laba-
nan, with two men-of-war, has visited Sandakan
Bay, in the Island of Borneo, to protest against any
attempt to hoist the Spanish flag there. The terri-
tory belongs to the Sultan of Too Hoo Island.
BERLIN, June 6.-In consequence of the absence
of the Czar, the programme for Emperor William's
golden wedding offers little of a striking character,
and will possibly be further curtailed. The Duchess
of Edinburgh likewise telegraphed excuses. Grand
Duke Alexis is to come as formal representative of
Romanoffs.
LONDON, June 6.-The assets of the Australian
and European bank, Melbourine;,are,. stated to be
650,000 pounds. The Associated Australian banks
have arranged to pay outstanding notes of the
broken bank, which amount to 3000 pounds. It
is thought that the creditors will be paid in full.
ALEXANDRIA, June 6.-Vivian, British Consul
General-goes to Cairo to-night to deliver the pro-.
test of his Government against the arbitrary man-
ner in which the Khedive's decree of the 22nd of
April dealt with the creditors of the Egyptian
Government.
PARIS, June 6.-France and England have a-
greed to abstain from any interference in Egyptian
administration, and will not require the appoint-
ment of a European minister or Comptroller Gen-
eral, but will hold the Khedive responsible for the
consequence of his acts.
BERLIN, June 6.-The German government have
decided to address the other European Governments
on the subject ot the improper, and in some
cases, inhuman manner in which the war in South
America is carried on by the belligerent States,
and to suggest joint interference.




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