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Title: The Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: D.M. Lee
Place of Publication: Hamilton Bermuda
Publication Date: -1920
Frequency: three times a week[jan. 1910-dec. 1920]
weekly[ former 1828-]
semiweekly[ former -dec. 1909]
three times a week
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Subject: Newspapers -- Hamilton (Bermuda Islands)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bermuda Islands   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: Bermuda Islands -- Hamilton
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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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Volume ID: VID00250
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Preceded by: Bermuda gazette (Hamilton, Bermuda Islands : 1821)
Succeeded by: Bermuda colonist
Succeeded by: Royal gazette and colonist daily

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BERMUDA COMMIBRCIAL AND GENERAL ADVERTISER AND RECORDER.


iTo. 29-Vol.. -XI. STATE SUPER VIAS ANTIQUAS. 24i. per Ann.


familton, Bermnda, Tuesday, July 2-, I S79.


BERMUDA.
Proceedings of the Honorable Leg-
islative Council.
Tuesday, 15th July, 1879.-Pursuant to adjourn.
ment the House met.
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice,
President:
The Honorable Augustus J. Musson,
Win. H. Gosling,
James H. Trimingham,
C4 Eugenius Harvey,
Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Recr. General,
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. 5.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to present to the
Honorable the Legislative Council a list of charges
made against this Colony by the Crown Agents in
England- amounting to 89 16/6-namely 82
18/9 for freight and assurance and commission and
interest on cash advances connected with the pur-
chase and dispatch to this Colony of the Light
House Apparatus and the Iron Girders for the new
Light House on St. David's Island, and 6 17/9
for sundry small expenses incurred by the Crown
Agents for packing cases, freight and assurance of
Custom House Forms and Stationery and books
from the Meteorological Office, and the Crown -
Agents Commission thereon.
For these expenses no Legislative provision has
been made, and the Governor requests therefore
that early provision may be made for their payment
as the Crown Agents charge interest on the amounts
so long as they remain unpaid.
Public Buildings, Hamilto
12th July, 1879.
(No. 6.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major General,
Governor and Commander-in- Chief.
The Governor has the honor to present to the
Honorable the Legislative Council a copy of the
Report of the Committee appointed by him to audit
the Accounts of the Post Office Department for the
Quarter ended the 30th June ultimo, under the pro-
visions of Act No. 39 of 1878-9.
Public Buildings, Hamilton, \
12th July, 1879. 5
(No. 7.)
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 jhe Report of the Board of Works upon the ex-
penditure on Public Roads and for repairs and
maintenance of Public Buildings &c., for the year
ending the 31st May, 1879, and upon the probable
wants for the current year.
Public Buildings, Hamilton, I
12th July, 1879.
The Bill entitled An Act to amend the Post
Office Regulation Act, 1879," was read the second
time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. J. H. Trimingham in the Chair.
The Hon. R. E. Webster proposed the following
amendment-which was agreed to, viz:-
Clause 1, after the word Islands" in the 24th
line, add the words "or to the Officer Commanding
the Troops."
The following amendment Was also proposed by
the Hon. R. E. Webster :-
Clause 1, after the word "Station" in the 26th
line, add the words "or Officer in charge of Her
"Majesty's Dockyard."
On the question being put, the amendment was
carried.
Ayes 7. Nays 2.
Hon. R. E. Webster, Hon. G. S. Tucker,
J. Tucker, E. Harvey.
J. H. Harvey,
J. H. Trimingham,
W. H. Gosling,
A. J. Musson,
Josiah Rees, Chief Justice.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill with the said
amendments-which were adopted by the House;
And it was ordered that the Bill be returned to
the House of Assembly with a Message requesting
their concurrence in the said amendments the same
to be delivered by the Hon. R. E. Webster, as fol.
lows :-
Mr. Speaker and Gentlemen of the House of Assembly;
I am directed by the Legislative Council to re-
turn to your Honorable House the Bill entitled
"An Act to amend the Post Office Regulation Act,
1879," and to request the concurrence of your Hon-
orable House in certain amendments which the
Council deem expedient to be made thereto-a copy
of which amendments is delivered herewith.
Council Chamber, 15th July, 1879.


The Bill entitled "The Post Office Establishment
Act, 1879," was read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. W. H. Gosling in the Chair.
On motion the Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported progress and obtained
leave to sit again.
Adjourned to Friday next, the 18th Instant, at
11 80.

Notice.

PERSONS desirous of obtaining a BUSI-
NESS STAMP, PAD, &c., complete, of
English make, can have same imported at a
low figure on application at the Royal
Gazette" Stationery Store.
iHamilton, July 15th, 1879.


Notice.

'HIE Undersigned having lately received or-
ders to purchase MILCII COWS, found
great difficulty and much loss of time in doing so.
We have decided to make a specialty of the
SALE AND PURCHASE OF COWS on
Commission. Any person wishing to sell a
Cow will please communicate with us, giving a
description of the Cow, how many Calves had,
what quantity of Milk given per day, &c., the
price wanted, and where she can be seen.
Persons wishing to purchase can, by calling at
our Office, 25 Front Street, have a reliable des-
cription of Cows for sale, and the price of each;
and as we have spacious enclosed Lots adjoin-
ing our Stores, Cows will be quite safe and
attended to, should they have to stay in Town
over night, when sent for delivery.
All Sales will be for Cash on delivery.
B. W. WALKER & CO.
Hamilton, July 14, 1879.
IN
W. 0. F. BASC0ME M.D.,
F.A.A., D.S.,
REID STREET, HAMILTON.
EAST END,



OF


1-1HE Firm of B. W. WALKER & CO.,
- is this day Dissolved by Limitation. Ei-
ther Partner is authorised to Sign in Liquidation.
B. W. WALKER,
THOSE. J. W.IDSOJN.
Hamilton, June 30, 1879.

GE .' E R 4 L

COMMISSION AGFG CY,
.JUCTIONEERING,
&c., &c.
T lHE Undersigned having been for many years
the confidential Clerk of B.W. WALKER,
Esqr., and since, for the last eight year., junior
partner in the late firm of B. W. WALKER &
CO., begs to tender his services as a
General Commission agent and
auctioneer,
[Hoping by strict attention, and prompt returns,
to merit a share of that patronage, so liberally
bestowed on the late firm.
THOSE. J. WADSON,
23 Front Street.
Hamilton, July 1st, 1879.

Twelve sets of telephones have been sent out to
Sir Garnet Wolesley for use at the seat of war in
South Africa. The great advantage of the telephone
over the telegraph is that the General can carry on
confidential talk with the officer at the district
station, or a soldier can creep out towards the
enemy's lines and whisper back the information as to
position. A fine wire-the thinner the better-is all
that is needed. This the soldier carries on a reel
upon his back, a mile weighing only a few pounds.
This will be the first time the telephone has been
used as an instrument of warfare.


THE


Ha4


UNDERSIGNED


s Just Received from Norfc
Va.,
Per Schooner J. H. Horton,
A FINE LOT OF


)lk,


Oak Fire WOOD,
Which will be sold on the Wharf at 12/6 per
1000 lbs.
Also, a Lot of YELLOW PINE
BOARDS AND SCANTLING
Of various sizes.
A. R. THOMPSON
P. S.-A Discount will be given taking a large
quantity of Wood.
Hamilton, June 3, 1879.

'Theodore Outerbridge,


HAMILTON,
Reid Street, West of Royal Gazette" Office.
Office Hours-10 to 12 and I to 4.
Will Visit St. Georges, Tuesdays and Fri-
dlays.
Orders Promptly Attended to.
Hamilton, October 26th, 1876.

FOR SCOURING, CLEANING
and Polishing purposes,
USE TROXELL'S
"PRIDE OF THE KITe -"'


Ask your Grocer for it.
May 27, 1879. Smith's Parish.


Mount St. Vincent
Academy and Boarding School,
Conducted by the Sisters of Charity
Halifax N. S.
This Institution is located in a most delight- I
ful, healthy and convenient situation, it is
within four miles of the City, and a few minutes
walk of the Railway Station. To add to its
advantages the pupils have the opportunity of
Salt Water bathing, as the Bedfor Basin is in
the immediate vicinity.
The Course of studies includes all branches
needful for young Ladies, whatever position
they may occupy viz:-English, Latin, French,
German, Italian Languages, History, Book
Keeping, Mathematics. The Natural Sciences,
Vocal and Instrumenfal Music, Ornamental
Needlework and Wax Flowers in every variety.
Drawing in Pencil and Crayon, Painting in Oil
and Water Colors. Every attention is paid to
the health of the Pupils and to aid in their Phy-
sical improvement, a Professor is in attendance
to give lessons in Calesthenics. The Academic
Course will recommence on the first Monday in
September.
For further particulars apply to
MOTHER M. FRANCES,


B. W. WALKER.


Superioress.
E. EVELYN WALKER.


B. -W*. Walker 4r Co.,
A UOCTION EEiRS
AND
COMi&ISSION MERCHANTS,
25 FONT ST0E=3T,Z
HAMILTON,
BERMUDA.
Lord Beaconsfield said to a member of the Man-
chester Chamber of Commerce, who came to tell him
recently that the chamber intended to vote resolutions
condemnatory of the ministerial policy on the East-
ern question: "I have heard a great deal about Man-
chester clayedd cotton,' which is disgracing the Eng.
lish name in China. Please tell your chamber that
if they attend to my business I will try and attend to
theirs."

IVow eady for Sale.

The Cage Birds oif ermuda,
Their Management in Confinement, Breeding
Rearing, Feeding, &c., &c., &c ,
By JOHN TAVENIER BARTRAM.
Price 2/6.


T['his little work will be found useful to per-
sons who may keep birds, and will also com-
mend itself to strangers as containing some in-
formation in respect of our Native liirds.
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.

ICE


Six Shillings per Hundr
Pounds
At the Arctic Ice Company's I 11ouse.
G. W. CASTNE


cd


R,
A gent.


liamiltoln, 30th June, 1879.-4m

AMERICAN BUTTER AND
CHEESE .

To Grocers and Dealers in Ship
Stores.
-.E direct attention to the fact that our fa-
a cilities for furnishing Batter and Cheese
of all grades at the lowest market rates are un-
equalled by any House in the United States. Our
very large auxiliary business enables us to handle
these Goods at the minimum of cost, while our ex.
tensive correspondence with all parts of this country
insures us the choicest selections from the most de-
sirable creameries and dairies. We are Headquar-
ters for distribution and producers here have found
out that we have a demand for the best that can be
produced. All orders entrusted to us are filled at
lowest market rates. For those who supply ships
going on long voyages we put up our Gilt Edge But-
ter in one, two and four pound air tight tin cans,
elegantly ornamented and guaranteed to retain the
contents fresh and sweet for six months. Write to
us for particulars and quotations.
H. K. & F. B. THURBER & Co.,
Exporters and Dealers in Food Products,
West Broadway, Reade & Hudson Sts.,
New York City,
United States,.

For Sale,
3J Well Toned and acclimatized


Price 30.
ALSO,

M A Horse.
3nd Carriage.
Price 30.
Apply to DR. LOUGHI, Hamilton.
Hamilton, June 30th, 1879.


Notice.
TfiE Undersigned having this day associated
his Son, MR. E. EVELYN WALKER, as
Junior Partner, will continue the COMMIS-
SION AND AUCTION BUSINESS under the
same name and style of
H. W. Walker & Co.,
At his own Stores, No. 25, Front Street; and
most respectfully solicits a continuance of the
Liberal support received during the past twen-
ty years.
B. W. WALKER.
Hamilton, July 1, 1879.-2m ....

Ice! Ice!! lee0


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 Hamilton and Vicinity it
will be delivered by C;.rt daily-from about 10
o'clock till noon-commencing on Ist April.
The price is one penny per pound.
E3- Considerable Reduction
made when Persons take a large
Quantity.
Bermuda Artificial Ice Company,
Hamilton, March 24th, 1879.

SPECIAL!
-9-1
R. P. Atkins & (Co.,
PURVEYORS AND CO)NTRACTOKS TO


If. M. ARMY AND NAVY,

To more conmodious premise-,
.Vo,. 24, Front SIreel,
Hamilton.
TNDIAN PALE ALE
- Bass & Cos.
Barclay & Co's STOUT, in bhds. and in bottles
A choice 'selection of WINES and SPIRITS
and LONDON GROCERIES.
April 22, 1879.


The foundation-stone of the new Eddystone Light-
house could not be laid on Saturday, June 21, by the
Duke of Edinburgh as arranged, in consequence ot
the stormy weather. The Prince of Wales and the
Duke of Edinburgh went on shore at Oreston, where
the works for the new lighthouse are established, and
went over the works, and afterwards returned to the
Galatea. The Duke of Edinburgoh has promised to
go through the form of laying the stone about the
middle of August,.and has undertaken that the Duch-
ess shall lay the top stone when the structure is com-
plete.


Hard Stone Lime.
WOOD BURNT LIME.

3500 Bushels Hard Stone Wood
Burnt LIM E.
For Sale by H. C. OUTERBRIDGE, Cause-
way Road, or 61 Front St., Hamilton.
November 19, 1878.

NOTICE.

riHlE UNDERSIGNED will be prepared to
receive and forward

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 A\pril,
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 him.
ALBERT INGLIS.
St. Georges, Bermuda, April 9, 1879.

Received by -Egbert,


At the "' Royal Gazette' Stationery
Store,
POOLSCAP, plain, ruled blue, and for Ac-
counts
Letter PAPER, ruled and plain, thick and thin
Note PAPER, ruled and plain, thick and thin
Note PAPER, black bordered, thick and thin
ENVELOPES, Official, Letter, Note, plain
and black bordered all sizes.
PENHOLDI)ER-, Lead PENCILS, PENS,
INK, Account BOOKS,
Memo and Pass BOOKS, Visiting CARDS
Gold and Silver LEAF, &c., &c., &c.
July 15th, 1879,


Now' Landing ex Brigt. Excel-
siorj' from New York,
50 TONS SUPERIOR, RED ASH
STO VE COAL
Which will be Sold Cheap oa Wharf.
W. E. TALBO T.
llatmilton n- l '7tlh 1 9 O


THURBER'S RELIABLE
CANNED GOOOS.
GR EAT progress has been made within a few
years ii the art of Preserving Fruits, V-
getables, Fish and Meats in tin-, 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 s..:.ply, when they are in the
best possible condition, by a process which pre-
serves the much-to-be-deired 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 authorised 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
THURBFR'S BRANDS.
II, K. & F, B. TIHU[IBER & C(O,,
IMPORTERS, WHOLESALE GROCERS,
And Manufactures of and Dealers in
FOOD PRODUCTS
P. 0. Box 3S95-New York.
6m


f HE UNDERISIGN El) having returned from
u bNew York mos e. ,ec:a, informs the
SPublic in general of Be' r.;,> that he has re-
opened his
PJOhiit~pkt GallHery,
Corner Church and Birnabv sts,, :i]on ,
Anrd is ;..'epared io execiue in, its branches
and in .., 'l -ss style ; iPon'elaih) Work, Photo-
graph and Ferrotype Views. Old 'icures copied
and enlarged arid finished i' rcquir-ed in isdian
Ink.
JOHN ROGAN, JR.
amilton, Feby. 4, 1879.

e, ipReading


COPIES of the Seaside" and Lakeside"
Library, by the best English, French and
American Authors.
On'Sale.at the Royal Gazette" Stationery
Store.
Hamilton, June 17, 1879.

AMERICAN WATCHES,


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


For k~lent.


-
That desirable Residence in
Parish,


Paget


I tn rr ut'r.'
A eomrortable DWELLING HOUSE with
CARRIAGE HOUSE, STABLE BATHING
HOUSE, &c., and about 4 Acres of LAND.
Possession given 1st May next.
Apply to
MlR. M. S. HUNT
Ilamilton.
31st March, 1879.
JTUS7T"4 R VEI.


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BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


-' 1 'CT from M'rETVOROLOGICAL OBSER-
VATION.... Ae under the direction of the Principal
., Oficer, Prospect, Bermuda. Above the sea
151 feet.


Wind Temperature previous
9 a.m. 24 hours.


Date.


1879.
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[15
17
19
1,20


30-116
30*240
30-228
30,127
30*030
29*987
201*983


sw
Sw
sw
sw
sw
sw


0
84,6
87.9
82-3
87.3
86-8
83'6
83-6


71-5
72*0
72-4
74-6
73-8
70-5
69-5


0
138
153
152
154
149
134
119


2
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nJ
5I


s*8 0-04
*4 0,00
8 016
*4 0-70
'4 o 2-40
*5 Z 1-07

Total ......4"37


Hamilton, July 22, 1879.

Colonial Secretary's Office,
21ST JULY, 1879.
TfIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR has
been pleased to appoint
Joseph H. S. Frithl, Esqr.,
To be SAVINGS' BANK MANAGER, at Hamilton,
in the room of Robert Ward, Esqr., resigned.
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
1 Colonial Secretary.

Colonial Secretary's Office,
21STJTTLY, 1879.
HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR has
been pleased to appoint
Joseph H. S. Fritlh, Esqr.,
To be ACTING REGISTRAR, OF BIRTHS, MAR-
RIAGES AND DEATHS, for the Parish of Pem-
broke, in the room of Robert Ward, Esqr.,
resigned.
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
1 Colonial Secretary

Colonial Secretary's Office)
21ST JULY, 1879.
TIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
1- has been pleased to appoint
Charles E. Clay, Esqr.,
To be INSPECTOR OF SCHOOLS in the room of
Dr. Inglis Lough, resigned; such appointment
to date from 17th instant.
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
1 Colonial Secretary.

CUSTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGE.
ENTERED.
July 18-Barque Adolph Fredholm, Leverin, Ja-
maica; in distress; rum, sugar, &c.-Agents, W.
C. Hyland & Co.
19-Barque Eliza Barss, Hollis, New York; cattle.
-Agents, Trott & Cox. .,
20-Royal Mail Steamer Alpha, Crowell, St. Tho-.
mas; Mails, &c.-Agent, J. M. Hayward.
CLEARED.
July 20-Royal Mail Steamer Alpha, Crowell,
Halifax; mails and assorted cargo.
CS3V "PASSENGERS ARRIVED.
In'the Mail Steamer Bermuda, yesterday from
New York:-Miss Higgs and Servant, Revd. J. L.
Dawson, Capt. Reeves, Capt. G. B. Lozezzi, Messrs.
R. J. Tucker, E. T. Astwood, W. J. Boggs, C. 0.
Neil], G. P. Hotaling, L. Smith.
PASSENGERS SAILED.
"Tn the Royal Mail Steamer. Alpha, yesterday for
Halifax; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Reid, Misses
Rosalie and Helen Darrell, Mrs. John Bluck, Mrs.
Sarah Tuzo, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. James, and ser-
vant, Mr. H. R. Hamilton-3rd Class, A. Bicherro,
2nd Corpl. Thomas, Wife and 1 child, Sapper Cripp,
Wife and 5 children, Pt. Dillin, 1-19t%, Corpl.
Withers, A. H. C.
From St. Thomas, one deck passenger proceeded
to Halifax on account Quarantine Regulations.
United States Training Ship Saratoga, arrived hence
at New York on the 8th instant.
The T. H. A. Pitt hence at Demerara on the 5th
July. Fram and Carrie Saunders hence on the 30th
June.
Barque Familiens Minde, Johnsen, hence at New
York July 12,.
The Schr. John Rose, Petty, cleared at New York
for Bermuda 12th July by Middleton & Co.
Hound, Lesseur, hence at Boston July 13.
The Sweedish Bark Adolph fredholm, Capt. Le-
verin, from Jamaica bound to London, with a car-
go of rum, sugar, &c., arrived in Murray's Anchor-
age on Thursday last, in want of water, and exam-
ination of vessel's bottom by a diver; she having
been on the reefs off Cape San Antonia, West end
of Cuba, where she lay three days, and was finally
compelled to throw overboard a portion of cargo
before she could be gotten off. The Captain went
on shore there with the hope of obtaining assistance
in boats, and men to extricate his vessel from her
perilous position, and also to lighter and save, his
cargo, but could not succeed in either. An exam-
ination of the vessel's bottom has been made by a
Diver, and found to be in very bad condition. It
will be necessary to discharge cargo, and for the
vessel to go on the marine slip for repairs.
Fortunately the weather has been very mild on
the passage to this, had it been otherwise, there is
every probability the vessel would have foundered.
The A. F. was towed into St. Georges harbor on
Saturday last by H. M. Steamtug Spitfire kindly
granted for the occasion by the Captain Superin-
tendant of H. M. Dockyard.-Agents, W. C. Hy-
land & Co.


" CORRECTION.-In the foot note of the article in
the last Gazette I should have said "the Synod
206" instead of the Colony.
CHURCHMAN.

' THE DUKE OF ARGYLL, Lady Elizabeth and Lady
Mary Campbell, were on a visit to Mr. Cyrus W.
Feild, at his summer residence at Newport on the
12th inst. On the previous day the Duke and party
visited Cambridge and made the long expected call
on the poet Longfellow, who was as much pleased
with his visitors as they were with him. The
Duke and his party accompanied by Mr. Feild,
were to leave for New York on the 15th, and leave
for England in the Cunard Steamer Scythea on the
following day.
THE FUNERAL OF THE PRINCE IMPERIAL-Lengthy
particulars of the Funeral of the Prince Imperial,
which took place at Chiselhurst on the 12th instant,
in the presence of at least 100,000 people-will be
found in another column of this Gazette.
Her Majesty the Queen remained with the Em-
press during the painful ceremony.


Late from New York.
The Barque Eliza Barss, Capt. Hollis, arrived at
St. Georges from New York on Saturday last in 1'
days, bringing her deck load of cattle safe and in
excellent condition.
We are indebted to Capt. Hollis and First Of-. r
Mr. Young for files of New York papers of the
morning of the 14th instant.
The Mail Steamer Canima hence at New York at
2 p.m. of Sunday the 13th inst


YELLOW FEVER AT MEMPHIS-GREAT
EXCITEMENT AND EXODUS OF CITI-
ZENS.
Memphis is again visited by yellow fever. A
death from this disease occurred there on the 9th.
The deceased, an Irishman named Frank Mulbran-
don, a shoemaker, an old resident of the city, was
taken sick and died on the 9th. His attending
physician, fearing the excitement such an announce-
ment would cause in the city, before he made the fact
known called in four other physicians, who, after a
post-mortem examination, all concurred that the
deceased had died from a well-developed case of
yellow fever. Judge Ray of the Criminal Court of
Shelley County, and his son were the next cases.
Judge Ray died on the 12th, and it was thought
not possible for the son to survive. The inhabit-
ants were flying:in all directions and most of the
neighboring places have quarantined all freight
and passenger trains arriving from Memphis. At
Brownsville the people threatened to destroy the
bridges and property of the Louisville and Nash-
ville Railroad Company as the most effectual pre-
ventive against yellow fever being brought to
them. Six cases of fever occurred at Memphis on
the 12th-7-40 p.m. Three deaths. This is tele-
graphed by direction of Surgeon General Hamilton.
Upward of 10,000 persons left the city in five
days. Even the Doctors are leaving. It is said
that Memphis has never been disaffected since the
visitation of that dreadful disease last season.
That the "houses, stables, sheds, hotels, churches,
cellars, shanties and places in which the people were
tended last year, and in which they died, are still
full of the poisonous germs of the disease given
out then."

INTENSE HEAT AT CHARLESTON, S.C.-On the 12th
instant, the Thermometer at Charleston at 2 p.m.
stood at 111 degrees; the most intense heat that
has ever been experienced in that city. Over a hun-
dred cases of sunstroke-16 of which had proved
fatal. The heated spell began on the 8th and
lasted till a severe thunderstorm commenced on
the evening of the 12th; the thermometer on the
13th stood at 77.
OPEN TO THE COMMERCE OF THE WORLD."-The
maximum depth of thirty feet-after four years
labour-having been secured, through the jetties-
the Mississippi is therefore "open to the commerce
of the world," so says a despatch from Captain
James E. Eads, dated New Orleans, June 11.

THE 12TH JULY IN CANADA.-There was no trou-
ble in Montreal. There was an Orange procession
at Poict St. Charles, but as the line of march was
confined to the Protestant section of that city there
was no interference.
There was no Orange demonstration in Ottawa
on the 12th. The Secretary of the Orange celebra-
tion Committee state that 5,000 Orangemen will
take part in a procession to be held in that city on
the 23rd July. (to-morrow, Wednesday,) the day
of the Triennial Council Meeting. -
The Orange procession at Toronto was the largest
seen there for years. Messrs. Johnson and Cham-
bers, the Irish delegates, rode in a carriage in the
middle of the procession, being accompanied by
the highest officers in the Order. Lodges were
present from Hamilton, Branford, Brampton and
other places. The usual speech-making took place
in Queen's Park.
The twelfth was celebrated at Moncton and other
places in New Brunswick and passed off most
peaceably. The weather was fine.
THE ZULU WAR.
A despatch dated Cape Town, June 23, says :-
"General Sir Garnet Wolseley, the Supreme Mili-
tary and Civil Commander of Natal and the Trans-
vaal, arrived here to-day and immediately started
for Natal on board a swift steamer. Telegrams re-
ceived at Cape Town state that the British forces
are within twenty-five miles of Cetywayo's kraal.
General Wolseley, therefore, determined to reach
the front without delay." A Cape Town despatch
'of June 24 says:--" In consequence of the defective
state of the transportation service General Wolseley
has summoned a meeting of native chiefs at Maritz-
burg on the 30th of June to devise measures for
transportation by native carriers. General Wolseley
will start for the front on the 1st of July. Zulu
prisoners state that King Cetywayo will allow our
troops to advance near Ullundi and then make an
attack."
A despatch from Cape Town, June 24, via Ma-
deira, reports that General Crealock reached Fort
Chelmsford on June 19. A general advance was
made on the 20th, and the Umlalazi River was
bridged on the 21st. Gen. Newdigate has reached
the Upoko River. His advance guard is near Iba-
banango. Colonel Wood was expected to join
General Crealock in a few days. It is rumored that
Cetewayo has withdrawn the regiment which was
watching the First division, in order to defend the
Kraal. The Amatongas are prepared to enter into
an alliance with the British.
An official telegram to the War Office, dated
Utrecht, June 24, says that the border police report
that Zulu head men have been spoken to on the
border. A messenger is with them to collect men
for the King's army. The head men say that the
King will not submit to Lord Chelmsford's terms
of peace.

Lieutenant Carey's Case.-A despatch to the Daily
Telegraph from Rork's Drift, under date of June 24,
says :-" The decision of the court martial in the


case of Lieutenant Carey, who commanded the ex-
pedition in which the Prince Imperial lost his life,
has been sent to England for confirmation prior to
its publication. Lieutenant Carey will go home
under arrest pending, the Queen's decision upon the
verdict of the court martial."

The West Indies and Demerara.
The Royal Mail Steamer Alpha, Captain Crowell,
from St. Thomas with Mails, arrived at Murray's
Anchorage at 10 a.m. on Sunday. We understand
she brought a clean Bill of Health from G. A.
Stevens, Esqr., British Consul, dated 16th instant.
The Alpha took her passengers on board between
7 and 9 o'clock yesterday morning and left at 11
for Halifax.
By the Alpha we have some of our usual exchange
files from the southward.
BARBADOS.-Eight Estates in the Island of
Bardados have been thown into Chancery, in the
course of a few days;-Vaucluse, Canefield, and
Lion Castle, in St. Thomas; Goodland in Christ
Church; Friendship in St. Andrew; and the Lodge
and Jones's in St. Michael; with others reputed
likely to follow suit at no very distant period. So
says the Barbados Agricultural Reporter, July 8.
ANTIGUA.-On the afternoon of the 27th June,
the highly-esteemed and much-beloved Bishop
Jackson, of this Diocese, left Antigua for England
amid the regrets and with the best wishes of all
classes and creeds of the entire community.


The Dead Prince. IB
ARRIVAL IN ENGLAND. g
TAKING THE BODY TO CHISELHURST.-CEREMONIES (
AT WooTWIca.
WOOLWICI, July 11.-The body of the Prince c
Imperial, killed b .a nameless Zulu's savage a
lance," was landed ,-.."y on English soil. Yes- T
S,.,'- the troopship Orontes brought the body to v
Portsmouth. There it was transferred to the steam
yacht Enchantress, which vessel bore the dead body
up the Thames to the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich.
The weather to-day was dull and gloomy, befitting
a funeral. On the pier a long black carpet had
been spread and a large space roped off and reserved
for French mourners, of whom no less than 300 ar-
rived yesterday at London by one train. Of these
there was a large group, all clad in deep mourning,
wearing only small bunches of imperial violets in the r
buttonhole. 1
THE FUNERAL. (
CHISELHURST, July 12.-The last sad scenes con-
nected with the funeral of the Prince Imperial of ,
France are ended. The body rests now in the little
Church of St. Mary at Chiselburst, by the side of (
the dust of Napoleon III. A day of mourning and
of woe in the whole of England. Queen Victoria
mourned with the bereaved Empress, and many
thousands of English women wept to-day though
they were not present. Never has the death of a
prince caused so much grief.
To Chiselhurst.-In my despatch of last night I
described the funeral cort6ge as it, passed over the
hills beyond Woolwich and wended its way toward
Chiselhurst, where the Empress awaited the home-
bringing of her dead boy. How solemn, how im-
pressive was the scene, and what strange thoughts
were brought to the mind, thinking of the grief-
stricken mother, who had seen her boy prince,
around whom clustered so many beautiful hopes,
waiting to receive the body slain so remorselessly
by Zulu assegais! What a temptation to write
once more the stories with which you are by this
time so familiar On Ihe 27th of February last the
young Prince left Southampton for Zululand, anx-
ions to strengthen the ties of friendship with Eng-
land. On the day previous to his departure he was
admitted to an interview with Her Majesty Queen
Victoria, who presented him at parting with a dia-
mond ring in token of her good wishes. The day
before he left Chiselhburst he went to the little
Church of St. Mary and prayed over the tomb of
the father by whose side he was laid so solemnly
to-day.
The Gathering at Woolwich.-The Troops detailed
to take part in the funeral parade assembled onWool-
wich Common in review order at an early hour this
morning. The column was formed in the following
manner :-A troop of the Fifth Royal Irish Lancers;
the riding establishment of the Royal Artillery; the
mounted band of the Royal Artillery; three bat-
teries (nine-pounders) of the Royal Horse Artillery;
one battery (sixteen-pounders) of the Royal Artil-
lery; service wagons'with thirty rounds of ammuni-
tion per gun; the cadets of the Royal Military
Academy. On arriving at Chiselburst Common they
halted near the north entrance to Canden Place,
forming the guard of honor and firing party. The
first battalion oi the Twenty third Fusiliers also
sent one company under the command of an officer
to form a guard of honor at Chisellurst. This regi-
ment, it may be noted, distinguished itself at
Waterloo against the great Napoleon. Strange,
that the heir of the Bonapartes was escorted to his
last resting by the troops of his great ancestor's
greatest enemy.
The Nights Vigil.-The poor Empress was a prey
to overwhelming grief on the arrival of the body at
Camden House last night. It was supposed that
she had retired to the seclusion of her boudoir, but,
on the contrary, having eluded her sympathizing
friends, she had silently gone into the room set
apart as the mortuary chamber. No sooner had
the coffin entered the door than a shriek revealed
the presence of the bereaved mother. She was led
away, weeping bitterly. At midnight she again
descended to the room of death and lay prostrate
kissing the plate and moaning the name Louis."
She remained thus for four hours, when she sunk
into a sleep from utter exhaustion. At seven
o'clock this morning she was again found kneeling
at the coffin's side. M. Rouher and others remain.
ed outside fearful of the consequences of such inten-
sity of grief. At nine o'clock, however, theEmpress
was wonderfully firm. She took a last look at the
dead face, and then, with all the piteous passion of
hopeless sorrow, kissed the name on the coffin plate in
token of everlasting Farewell. Friends of her youth
and of the days of her greatness gently led her out
of the room.
The Funeral Day.-Chiselhurst Common, from an
early hour, began to be thronged with visitors, who
came to see how the bitter sorrow of the Bonapar-
tes was expressed. Special trains from London
brought vast crowds of people as early as half-past
seven in the morning, including great numbers of
i French. The Common was crowded with people
from the neighboring villages. Numerous vehi-
cles were drawn up along the route of the funeral,
from the stately gates of Camden Place to the little
Roman Catholic Chapel in an obscure part of the
village, embosomed amid grand old trees, now in
the full glory of their foliage. A body of workmen
from Paris breakfasted at the house, and were per-
mitted to view the body. They then assisted in
draping the gateway near the lodge in large drab
colored hangings bearing the imperial cipher "N"
and crossed palm branches.


Arrival of the Queen.-Shortly after eight o'clock
upward of thirteen hundred members of the Metro-
politan Police were disposed so as to control the
movement of the immense crowd. Several enter-
prising individuals had erected stands in the
neighborhood of the route of the funeral procession
and around the Commons to enable the prospective
occupants to view the cort6ge. An hour afterward
and the troops commenced to arrive from Woolwich.
A few minutes past ten o'clock a special train from
Windsor brought Her Majesty the Queen, accom-
panied by her daughter, the Princess Beatrice.
Leaving the train they entered a close carriage and
proceeded to the house of mourning. The Queen
brought many splendid wreaths of flowers. Short-
ly afterward the Prince and Princess of Wales, the
Duke of Connaught, the Duke of Edinburgh,
Prince Teck, the Duke of Cambridge, the Prince
Christian, the Prince of Saxe-Weimar, all in full
uniform, passed under the draped gateway of Cam-
den House, silently and respectfully greeted by the
multitude. The bells of the Protestant Parish
Church and of the Catholic Church of St. Mary's
began to toll. At eleven o'clock the first minute
gun of the Royal Artillery battery announced that
the procession had started from Camden House.
The funeral Pageant.-With some little delay the
funeral pageant formed in the grounds of Camden
place. The bands of the Lancers and of the Royal
Artillery had their instruments craped and their
drums muffled. The cavalry formed on the lawn
on either side of the main entrance, and the Artil-
lery limbered up near the front gate. As the royal
personages passed into the house they were received
with the royal salute. As the Queen, accompany.
ied by the Princess of Wales, entered the Empress'
boudoir, the boom of the first gun was heard, while
the bands commenced to play the "Dead March in
Saul." The procession then emerged from the gates
in the following order:-First came the troop of the
Irish Lancers, with lances in trail; then the Ca-
dets, with rifles reversed; then the band of the
Royal Artillery, playing the solemn march with
splendid effect. Then followed the clergy bearing
the crucifix and the incense; then the Right Rev


Bishop Daniells, of Southwark, supported by two
haplains. Then came the coffin, on the six-horse
gun carriage which had borne it from Woolwich to
lhiselhurst.
The Procession and the Pallbearers.-The tricolor
if France enfolded the coffin, and on the lid rested
splendid cross of camelias, violets and heartsease.
'wo gunners of the Artillery held the immense
wreath sent by Her Majesty the Queen.
The pallbearers were :-
The Prince of Wales.
The Duke of Edinburgh.
The Duke of Connaught.
The Duke of Cambridge.
The Prince of Monaco.
The Crown Prince of Sweden.
The chief mourners were Prince Jerome Napole-
n and his two sons, Princes Victor and Louis.
Then came the dead Prince's favorite horse, "Stag,"
ed by a groom named Brown. The horse was
draped in black netting, bearing the imperial cypher
'N." worked in silver. This was the horse ridden
by the Prince on the day when he met his death in
Zululand. Then followed Uhlmann, the Prince's
confidential servant, and Lomas, the Prince's Eng-
lish soldier servant, who, when the body was found
had knelt and wept like a child, then the Prince's
valet, Gamble, a Scotchman.
Following the Coffin.-Among those following the
coffin were:-Princes Lucien and Charles Bona-
parte, Joachim and Louis Murat, the Duke de la
Moscova, a son of Marshal Ney; the Dukes of Pa-
dua and Mouchy, M. Paul de Cassagnac, Baron
Haussman and young Conneau, the dead Prince's
playmate, Maitre Laud Fleury, and many others.
The procession was closed by horse artillery and
lancers. Her Majesty the Queen witnessed the pro-
cession, profoundly moved, from a little black
draped pavilion that had been erected on the
grounds. Thus with slow, lingering steps the
whole procession traversed the distance between
Camden House and the Church amid the demon-
strations of profound respect, sympathy and sorrow,
the crash of bands and the roar of the minute guns.
St. Mary's Church.-The churchyard and the cha-
pel of St. Mary was crowded hours before the
time of the ceremony. The Duke of Sutherland
was among the earliest to arrive. The Countess
Poniatowski, Mme. Canrobert, the Duchess of Man.
chester and the Marchioness of Londonderry came
next. Then followed the Ambassador of Germany,
paying the last tribute to the cause upon whose
ruins the Empire was erected. The Duke of Frias,
the Special Envoy from Spain, and the French
Ambassador were absent. The whole chapel was
heavily draped in black. It was in complete
darkness, save for the yellow candles at the cata-
falque, the altar and at the Emperor's tomb. Just
outside the sanctuary were three priedieux draped
in black and empty, belonging to three unfortunate
and illustrious worshippers, of whom one only-the
weakest-remains. Presently a hush announced'
the entry of the Princess of Wales, in deep mourn-
ing. She was hardly able to conceal her emotion
as she was led to a seat at the epistle side of the
altar, where she knelt in prayer.
Arrival of the Coffin.-Soon the distant strains of
the Dead March" announced the approach of the
cort6ge. A detachment of lancers was leading,
followed by the cadets at slow march, who opened
ranks on entering the gates and formed on either
side of the path. The Bishop of Southwark re-
ceived the coffin at the gate. The Duke of Cam-
bridge superintended the dismounting of the coffin,
giving orders to the officers of artillery who bore
the body within the church. This is an incident
without precedent in the history of the British army.
The Bishop having sprinkled the coffin, the choir be.-
gan in subdued tones to chant the De Profundis."
The English Princes followed. Then came the tall
form and Napoleonic face of Prince Napoleon, who
evidently tried to look serious. Then was wit-
nessed one of the most touching scenes in the pro-.
cession. Uhlmann, the Prince's Alsatian valet,
entered weeping, heading the imperial household.
Then followed Princes Lucien and Charles, and
Roland, the son of the fire-eater, Pierre, and
Prince Murat; then MM. Rouher, Benedetti, head-
ing Councillors, Senators and Deputies of the em-
pire, with a solitary lady, Princess Mathilde, in
their midst. Then succeeded a brilliant throng of
British officers. As the procession entered the
De Profundis" was played on the harmonium, a
gift of the Prince of Wales to the little church.
The singers in the choir consisted of a few boys
from the Cathedral of St. George and a solitary
singer permanently attached to the little church.
As the coffin was reverently laid on the catafalque
all knelt, the Princess of Wales and the Princess
Mathilde sobbing audibly.
A Solemn Scene.-On one side of the catafalque
were ranged the English princes, one Bonaparte on
the other, and a crowd of officers in glittering uni-
form behind. All else was deep, dense black. The
solemn requiem wyas then commenced to the plain,
plaintive Gregorian chant, "Requiem .Eternam,"
"Kyrie" and "Dies Ire." Then the Bishop of
Southwark intoned the solemn preface, "Vere
Dignum" with magnificent voice. It was an ex-
traordinary sight, the princes of Protestant England
kneeling, with bowed heads so reverently as the
Bishop raised the Host and the chalice, the little
belfry tolling, telling the crowds without of the
solemn ceremonies within. The Baroness de Ca-
ter's daughter, Mmine. Lablache, sang the "Ave
Maria" ofSaint-Saens. Then, doffing the chasuble
and donning the cope, the Bishop and the attend-
ant clergy stood at the head of the catafalque. Mmine.
Goddard then intoned the "Miserere." The Bish-


op, walking around the bier, pronouncing the name
of the Prince, gave the absolution. The sobbing
of the ladies here broke out afresh. Suddenly three
volleys of musketry burst on the ear, each followed
by the roll of muffled drums, the cadets thus rend-
ering tribute to their warrior comrade. The rite
ended, those who had loved the dead Prince filed
past the coffin, sprinkling holy water, strewing
flowers and whispering prayers. The Princess of
Wales deposited a wreath before the bier. She was
then gently led away by her husband.

Rev. Mr. Beecher concluded a sermon on the
funeral of the Prince Imperial, at Plymouth Church,
Brooklyn, N. Y., on the 13th inst., as follows:'-
The Widow's Grief.-At Chiselhurst the central
figure was not Victoria, the Queen and Empress ;
it was Eugenie. Her youth was spent in Spain,
brilliant and beautiful. By unexpected develope-
ments she was transferred by the Emperor to the
most brilliant court in the world. Then suddenly
the scene shifts and from the very top of power she
is a refugee; not a wanderer, but a guest in Great
Britain; and, now a widowed mother, in all her
glory she was not so great as she is to-day in her
desolation. They gather about her from the Court
of Great Britain-the noble Queen who has known
the sorrow of the heart, and whose heart is easily
opened in sympathy and sorrow to others, and all
her royal sons and daughters-in-law. This poor
uncrowned woman left upon the kindness of a for-
eign nation-they made procession from the throne
and the palaces to the doors of her humble dwell-
ing ; they wept with her; they followed her son to
the grave, and they made her weep there, too.
There are no pearls, or necklaces, or tiaras that are
of such priceless value as the tears that were shed
by her and hers. Yet, sublime in her grief, and
now, by this last trial of death, made a citizen
of the world in the relation of every heart, she
stands today in her deep desolation and grief not
one step higher than the 10,000 other mothers who
have broken their hearts over the cradle, and is
not removed a hair's breath from 10,000 other


widowed mothers who are more pitable and les
able to speak their sorrows.


POSTSCRIPT!
ROYAL GAZETTE OFFICE,
91 p.m. July 21, 1879.
The Steamer "Bermuda," Captain Wilson, from
New York, arrived at too late an hour this evening
to come into port. Her letters, &c., were brought
from her by a boat despatched by the Agents for
the purpose.
We are indebted to Mr. Dupont, Purser, for New
York papers of Thursday last.
We are greatly pleased to notice by the papers
that the great alarm occasioned by the occurrence
of some half dozen cases of yellow fever at Mem-
phis, had subsided and the inhabitants who had
flown the city in consequence, were returning.
No additional news from South Africa.
The Duke of Argyll and the Ladies Campbell left
New York in the Cunard Steamer Scythia" for
England, on Wednesday last.
After a statue of the late Prince Imperial has
been placed in Westminster Abbey, and some other
memorial erected with the fund contributed by the
British Army, it has been resolved to devote the
surplus of the fund to the establishment of a be-
nevolent institution commemorative of the Prince,
It is computed that the Army fund alone will
amount to 50,000.

NEWPORT, R. I., July 10h.-The French frigate
La Galissonmnre, flagship" of the French West India
squadron, commanded by Rear Admiral A Peyron,
and the French corvette La Bourdonnaise, Captain
Mazet, arrived here this forenoon and anchored in
the outer harbor, opposite the government buildings on
Goat Island. The usual salutes were fired and
responded to from Fort Adams and the torpedo station,
and the accustomed visits of courtesy made. The
vessels will remain here until Thursday morning, when
they will proceed to Quebec, here Admiral Peyron is
to meet Vice-Admiral Inglefield, of her Majesty's
ship Bellorophon.

A DEMONSTRATION FOR HARTINGTON.-The dis-.
creditable revolt in the House of Commons, on
Monday night, of a small radical section of the
liberals-about 86 in number-against the Marquis
of Hartington's authority as the leader of the liberals,
caused a counter demonstration last night when the
Marqurs of Hartington, on rising to support a mo-
tion of the government relative to a question of
privilege, was received with loud and prolonged
cheers from the liberal benches.

TESTIMONIAL TO A FELLOW WORKMAN.
(Communicated.)
A very pleasing incident took place at the School
Room, Ireland Island, on Saturday evening, 19th
instant, where the Artisans of the shipwright de-
partment of the Naval Establishment, assembled to
present to Mr. [iAM FOOKES (shipwright), a
testimonial, consisting of a Binocular Field Glass,
a Silver-mounted Malacca Walking Cane, with a
suitable inscription engraved on the mounting, and
a pair of Gold-framed Eye-glasses, as an out-
ward mark of esteem and respect for their fel-
low workmate, who is to retire from the service on
superannuation allowance, after serving his country
faithfully in many parts of the world for the past
35 years. The chair was taken by G. F. Newton,
Esqr., the acting Constructor, who in a few appro.
private and well chosen words, presented the testi-
monial, which was duly acknowledged by Fookes.
Mr. W. Fookes' first service was in H. M. S.
Collingwood from June 1844 to July 1848, on the
Pacific station; on paying off served in H. M.
Dockyard, Portsmouth, until the expedition to the
Arctic regions fitted out in April 1850 in search of
Sir John Franklin, when Fookes volunteered to go
as Carpenter's Mate of H. M. S. Assistance, and
withstood the rigours of that inhospitable climate
admirably. On the return of the expedition. in
October 1851 he again served in Portsmouth ard,
doing duty as Leading-man of Shipwrights for
some years. In 1862, when the European China
expedition was about to fit out for the suppression
of pirates in Chinese waters, Fookes volunteered to
go as Carpenter of one of the ships; was accepted,
and inspected the building of two ships, one built
by Messrs. Laird, Birkenhead, the other by Mr.
White at Cowes, Isle of Wight, England. After
the fleet arrived in China some altercation took
place, causing the dissolution of the expedition in
1864 when he returned to Portsmouth Yard, serving
there as a shipwright until 1869. When a ship-
wright diver was required for Bermuda Yard,
Fookes again volunteered and was accepted, arriv.
ing in H.M.S. Espoir. Having served here for the
past ten years, from which place he goes to Eng.
land, carrying with him the best wishes and ree.
pect of his officers and fellow workmen.

CAUSEWAY BmIDGE KEEPER.-Captain Thomas L.
Outerbridge was yesterday appointed, by the Board
of Works, Causeway Bridge Keeper, in the room of
the late Mr. W. T. Steed.

DIED, at the Causeway, St. George's, on the 17th
inst., after a short illness, MaR. WIrUAM JAMES
STEED, in the 54th year of his age, leaving a widow
and very many relations and friends to mourn their
loss. The deceased was highly respected by all
who knew him.-Philadelphia Papers please copy.


A Supplement of two col-
umns accompanies this num-
ber of the Gazette." It contains the pro-
ceedings of the Hon. Legislative Council and
the Hon. House of Assembly for Friday, 18th
inst., and Lt. Carey's Story on the Death
of the Prince Imperial, &c.


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1 WILL IELL',
TO CLOSE A CONSIGNMENT.
20 BLS. LOUR 50 Bags CORN
BACON BUTTER and CHEESE
A fresh lot of PROVISIONS
If Landed in time.
ALSO,
Some FURNITURE
6,000 CIGARS, Plantation and other brands.
Smoking and other TOBACCO
1 Sewing MACHINE,
1 good Hunting Silver WATCH, &c.
JOHN HARNETT,
Auctioneer.
Hamilton, July 2.2nd, 1879.

For Sale,
" Billy," a large powerful American


0-'. -- -- VW- -W
'Quiet and useful in Saddle, single or double
Harness, in Carriage, Cart r Plough.
Any examination allowed before Purchase.
Price 50.
Single HARNESS to fit--5.
Double HARNESS with Breechings- 10.
Strong well Seasoned CARRIAGE,
to seat four, with Poles, Shafts, Lamps, &q.,
built for Bermuda by DeWolf, Halifax. In
Condition, nearly new.-35.
Strong Four Wheel Dog-CART,
by O'Brien- 15.
Single HARNESS--3.
Tandem SADDLE, Traces, Back Straps, Tugs
and Reins-2.
Ladies SADDLE, nearly row-6.
DO. 3.
Gentleman's SADDLE 3.
3 Double BRIDLES, with Bits-3 3/.
Double Barrelled, Breach Loading
GUN,
Pin Fire, 12 bore, by Trulack & Harriss, Dub-
lin, with Case.-5.
PIANO, Bolted, by Chappell, 20.
Gentle well-bred COW, good
Milker, to Calve 7th November- 14.


Apply to

July 22nd, 1879.-4


DR. SINCLAIR,
The Mount, Pembroke.


NOTICE.
LA L Persons INDEBTED to Me are request-
Sed to make Payment to Messrs. LOCK-
WARDI) & INGHAM who are authorized to act
in all matters concerning me during my absence.
T. KERRISK.
July 22, 1879.-1
Colonist" copy once.

M R. S. A. SMITH, Surgeon Dentist, takes
i this opportunity of thanking his friends
and the Public generally for the kind patron-
age hitherto bestowed on him, and begs to in-
form them that he goes by this present Ca-
nima" to New York, to be absent about six
weeks, for the purpose of further perfecting
himself in the use of several new instruments
lately introduced by the Profession, and hopes
on his return to give greater satisfaction than
ever.
* July 8, 1879.

For Rent.

tA HOUSE,
Situated next East of Devonshire Dock, lately
occupied by Lieut. Rawson.
07 The above is a desirable Summer Resi-
dence.
Apply to
THOMAS N. DILL.
Devonshire, 18th July, 1879,


The 24th Instant, at 12 o'clock, M.
1 CASE Japanese Fancy MATS
Sun SHADES Immitation FRUIT
Glove BOXES Chests of DRAWERS
Boxes PUZZLES
Boxes Fish and LOADSTONE
FANS BASKETS HATS
LANTERNS Bird KITES, &c., &c.
The above having been crowded out on
Thursday last, by large quantities of Goods
coming in just before the Sale.
30 Wire Dish COVERS, assorted sizes
200 Bus. Heavy Black OATS
10 Bls. S. F. FLOUR
100 Bags New York CORN, imported direct
100 Tubs and Tins BUTTER
50 Reams Wrapping PAPER
10 Drums New Halifax CODFISH
10 Kegs American Cut NAILS
20 Bales New York HAY
5 Boxes Crown SOAP, a very Superior Ar-
ticle for Family use
5 Bbls. Grocery SUGAR
5 Casks Kerosene OIL
1 Box English Yeast POWDER
1 Good DRAY
2,000 feet 2 inch W. Pine PLANK
25 American SPADES
7 Dozen Jugs INK 1 Box TOBACCO
A Lot of Ready Made CLOTHING
A Lot VASES
A Large Assortment of GLASSWARE
Pudding SHAPES PLATES PANS
VARNISH PAINT MUGS HOES
RAKES, &c., &c.
1 New Cedar Row BOAT, Copper
fastened, about 12 feet over all
ALSO,


t Medium Size


God at any Work.
1 CARRIAGE, in good order
1 Good Single HARNESS
The Property of Dr. I. Lough, who is about
to leave these Islands.
AND ALSO,
BY AUU7CTION,
On the 31st Instant,
ON THE WHARF,
Where they now are for Inspection,
4 BOATS,
From 15 to 30 feet long.
Which will be Sold to the highest bidder with-
out reserve.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers.
Hamilton, July 21st, 1879.

By Public Auction,
UNDER THE BIG SHED,

I On Thursday next,
The 24th Instant,
At 1 oIlock, P.M. Sharp,
For Benefit of whom it may Concern,
[Triangle 0] 25-5 Bus. Casks
Portland CEMENT,
Received by the Barque Egbert," Mills,
Master, from London; the same having been
shipped contrary to order.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers.
SHamilton, July 21, 1879.


Notice.

I am Instructed by the Administra-
tor of the Estate of Capt. WM. BELL, Deed.,
TO SELL,

ByPublic Auction,

On Thursday, the 31st
July, Instant, at 11 o'clock a. m.
At the late Residence of the Deceased Gentle-
man, near Somerset Bridge,
All his Personal Effects,
Consisting in part, Viz:-
3 CEDAR CHESTS
3 Mahogany and other TABLES
CHAIRS BEDSTEADS
2 Feather BEDS, BOLSTERS and PILLOWS
LINEN GLASSWARE CROCKERY
Kitchen UTENSILS
And other Household ARTICLES.
As well as
12 Silver Tea SPOONS
12 Silver Table SPOONS and 1 LADLE
G. W. YOUNG,
Auctioneer.
Somerset, July 21st, 1879.

House Coal.

A very Superior Lot.
Just Landed ex Lord Alayo.
N. T. BUTTERFIELO & SON
Hamilton, July 15th, 1879.-2 3p.
FOR SCOURIA G, CLEANING
and Polishing Purposes
USE TROXELL'S
'Pride of the Kitchen,'


Ask your Grocer for it.
May 27, 1b79.-DB 3m.


Nevw York Mail Steamer.
trt 4'--- The Steamer
P 0 S I .,I '-:++/+C A

-- Captain WILSON,
P 0.A . T i A"CE WILL LEA-VE 1 HNCE
BY FOR AEW FORK


OFFICERS AND LADIES
OF THE GARRISON,
Will be given at the above Theatre, under the
Patronage of
His Excellency the Governor,
In aid of the Funds of the ROYAL SCHOOL
FOR OFFICERS' DAUGHTERS,
at Bath,
On Thursday 24th, Fri-
day 25th, Monday 28th, and
Tuesday 29th July, 1879.


On which nights will be performed
called


a Comedy


By T. W. ROBERTSON.
To be followed on Thursday 24th and Tuesday
29th by the Comedietta called
CUT OFF WITH A SHILLING,
By E. THEY'RE SMITH.
On Friday 25th by an Original Comedietta
called

By CHARLES DANCE, Esqr.
And on Monday 27th by a Comedietta called

By CHARLES MARSHAL RAE.
Tickets to be obtained on and after Thursday
the 17th instant, at the Stationery Store adjoin-
ing the Royal Gazette" Office, Hamilton,
where a Plan of the Reserved Seats can be seen,
and at the Theatre on the nights of Perform-
ance.
Prices same as Usual.
Reserved Seats 3/; Second Seats 2/; Pit 1/;
Gallery 6d.
The Reserved Seats for Friday, Monday and
Tuesday are not nearly all take as appears to
be the impression.
For further particulars see Programmes.
FRANK GRIEVE, CAPT,,
S2.p Manager.



Anniversary.

THu; FE! ILE CHAITABLE
UNION SOCIETY,
Intend Celebrating their Twentieth Anniversary
on the
Fifth day of /ugust,
In Pembroke.
The Members are requested to meet at the
Town Hall, at 9 a,m. punctually, thence to pro-
ceed in order to St. John's Church, where there
will be (!). V.) Service performed and a Ser-
mon preached by the Revd. Mark James, Rec-
tor.
There will be a Collection during the Service.
By order of the Committee,
JOHN C. SIMONS,
General Secretary.
July 22nd, 1879.


Come One, Come .f11!
To the Grand Lover's
Ice Cream Entertainnsent,
ATITIHE
TOWN sALzL, nAMITON,
Tuesday Evng., 5th Aug.
Proceeds in aid of the Female Charitable Union
Society.
Doors open at 8 p. m.-Admission 6d.
Mozzart's Favorite Band will be in attendance.
By order of Committee.
JOHN C. %IMONS,
General Secretary.
July 22, 1879.


CLOSING G


OF


Boot & Shoe Store.

R. H. DUERDE,
WILL SELL HIS

TJ Stock of Boots
On hand and 6 Trunks and several Cases to
arrive per Canima," at prices to defy competi-
tion unless sold under cost. Come one, come
all, and see for yourselves.
Hamilton, July 2i, 1879.

LOOM SAND
OF FINEST QUALITY.
THE Subscriber is prepared to
to deliver the above at any part of Ham-
ilton or vicinity. Terms accommodating.
Order left at Store of Fred. A. White, Queen
Street, will receive prompt attention.
SAMML. T. WHITE.
Pembroke, July 22, 1879.-6
Gazette only.


At I P.M.

THURSDAY,
The 24th Instant.
Freight, Parcels, and Specie will be received
until 6 p.m., Wednesdty, 23rd instant.
Bills of Lading for Freight will be signed un-
til 7 p.m. 24th instant.
Passenger Stage will -be removed at 30 minu-
tes past 12 on 24th instant.
TROTT 0COX,
Agents
Ilamilton, Bermuda, July 22W., 1879.

Concert & Exhibition
By the Ninety and Nine of the B.
M'. E. Sabbath School, Hamilton,

at the Odd Felfws'. "Tai,
IN THIS TOWN,
On Thursday and
Friday Evenings .Next,
The 24th and 25th instant.
Doors open at 8 o'clock.
Admission 1 /.
Hamilton, July 22, 1879.-1 pd

Anniversary Meetin of
Ruth Degree Lodge No 61;
G. U O. 0ofO. F.
It being the intention of the members of Ruth
Degree Lodge No. 61, to celebrate their Anni-
versary on the evei:n of
*,Monday, 28th inst.,
A full attendance of the same is requested.
The meeting will be opened at 7 p.m. Can-
didates for Initiation to be brought forward at
7-30.
After the close of the meeting the members
will have a social reunion.
Members of Sister Lodges having the Degree
are cordially invited to putieipate.
By order,


July 22, 1879.
:ED & vWHnT TENSP.FFT


R H. aDUERDEN has received instructions
"A@ that his SEED will he ready and for-
warded to arrive here the latter part of August.
Those who had this Seed last year can testify
that it was one of the earliest and largest in the
Island. Apply to
J. R. DUERDEN, St. Georges,


A od


RHDU


July 21, 1879.-3 alt. w


HERDEN,
Hamilton.


Notice.
[I He Undersigned having lately imported a
large CORN-MILL for grinding Corn
and Oats suitable for horse and cattle feed, is
Snow ready to serve the Public.

IWill be on hand at the Establishment for sale.1
For further particulars apply to
GEORGE VALLIS,
Proprietor Steam Saw-Mill.
i Hamilton, Bermuda, July 21, 1879.


IN


Lost.
this Town on Saturday, the


-L- 12th-
d/ GOLD LOCKET,
With three Letters Engraved on the outside,
The finder on leaving the same at the Office
of the Royal Gazette," will be suitably Re-
Swarded.
Hamilton, July 21st, 1879.
The Subscriber
Respectfully calls attention of the community
at large to his new importation of
THE VERY BEST QUALITY


FROM LONDON
He also takes pleasure to inform his Custom-
ers that during his short absence his Son will at-
tend promptly to all Orders sent to his Fstabh.
lishment.
J. E. EVANS,
Painter, &c., &c., 14 Queen Street,
Hamilton.
June 26th, 1879--3 3p-tf


For Sale,
3 Beautiful White-Hall


17 feet long,
Built in New York City of best material about
three years ago. Can be seen at any time by
applying to the Undersigned.
FRED. WHITE,
Nos. 10 and 12 Queen St.
Hamilton, July 22nd, 1879.0--2
Gazette*' only.


Bermuda Dockyard,
19TH JULY, 1879.
TENDERS will be received at My Office un-
til noon of
iMon day, the BhInst.,
From Persons willing to Construct a
HAND CART,
For service of Her Majesty's Dockyard.
Dimensions and other particulars will be
furnished by the M, ;'t" Shipwright on appli-
cation.


JOHN B. WILKINS,
Acting Naval Storekeeper,


For Lease.
That Productive and desirable FARM in Smiths
Parish, known as

6 Lolly's Wel,"
Containing 36 Acres of rich Arable and Pasture
LAND, lately in the occupation of Mr.
JOHN T. PENISTON.
TENDiRS from persons desirous of Leasing
this valuable Property should be left, by Noon
of MONDAY, the 28hX instant, at the Office of
Mr. R. D. DARRELL, iamilton, where further
information may be obtained on application.
Possession can be given on Ist August next.
The Proprietors do not bind themselves to
accept the highest or any Tender.
July 14th. 1879.-2 3p


The Undersigned,
Offers at Low Rates.
1, II, 1 and 2 inch clear and cured
White Pine LU.JMBER,
Of Superior Quality.
I inch Cured White Pine BO tRDS, 16 x 1 ft.
Grooved and Tongued LUMBER, dressed,
LATHfS BRICKS
Roman and Rosendale CEMENT
H A Y in Half and Qrtr. Bales
Heavy Black OATS
JOHlN F. BURROWS.
Hamilton, July lsth, 1879.-3 3p.

For Sale.
A Handsome
Pa rlour 0RG .
N. T. BUTTERFIELD & SON.
Hamilton, July 15th, 1879.-2 3p.

Foer kare.
One Bay

SMARE,
Very gentle, has been drive i by a LVdy.
One Side-Bar Top BUGGY.
The Property of F. D. S. Nash, Esqr.
CHARLES A. V. FRITH.
Paget, 14th July, 1879.-2 3p.






BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


Clay is also moulded and flavoured with an essence
so as to repireent coffee. Adulteration, indeed, is
bAing so extensively practised that there are now
several mills engaged in grinding white stone into
powder for purposes of adulteration. At some of
these mills three grades are ground to represent
soda, sugar and flour. Whiskey is found to be
mixed with creosote, salts of copper, alum, and
other injurious substances; while some of the
so-called European wines are manufactured in the
United States, shipped to Europe, and then re-
shipped and sold as the pure juice of the grape.
Even drugs and medicines fare no better, and
serious consequences often ensue to patients in con-
sequence of the uncertainty of the strength of the
medicines ordered for them. In short, almost all
the English methods of sophistication exposed by
Dr. Hassall in the Lancet many years ago appear
to be at present flourishing on the other side of the
A tlantic.-Pa'l Alall Gazette, Jane 21.

A correspondent at Alexandria writes to us ati
follows:-The following incident has been related
to me by an eye-witness. During the recent stay
of the English squadron in the Pihmus the usual
leave was given to the sailors. Three of these were
drinking in a wine-shop when a party of men be-
longing to some Russian vessels of war entered,
and taking the bottle from before them emptied the
contents and replaced it on the table. As may be
supposed, this was not calculated to promote peace-
fulness of spirit, and, seeing the Russians were in
the proportion of twenty to the three Englishmen,
one of the latter, a boatwain's mate, stepped to the
door and piped "Liberty men to muster." In a
moment his shipmates swarmed about him; but,
Jack scorning anything but fair fighting, only suf.
ficient were told off to make even numbers with the
Russians. Accordingly they went in man for man
to clear out the aggressors. After a somewhat free
fight, in which chairs and tables were alike brought
into requisition, this was accomplished. Prodigies
of valour, my informant tells me, were performed,
especially by a petty officer of one of the English
ironclads, who distinguished himself by the rapid-
ity with which he floored one antagonist after ano-
ther. He cheerfully declined all assistance, and in
the intervals between his blows addressed the Rus-
sians with Come on, you beggars! we've been
waiting for you for two years." The worst, how.
ever, was to come; for some French sailors arriving
just as the defeated Muscovites were ejected, claim-
ed the right to give a few finishing touches to the
work of the English sailors. The result was that
the Russians reached their ships in a somewhat
sorry plight; and it is not surprising that the Rus-
sian captain should have afterwards suggested to
the senior British Officer the advisibility of select-
ing a different day in future for giving leave to
their respective ships' companies.

Army lheserves.--Genl. Shute, M.P., who served
throughout the Crimean War, and commanded the
Inniskillin and 4th Dragoon Guards for some years,
intends to propose, from his seat in the House of
Commons, "That the system established by Lord
Caidwell in 1871, with the view of forming a re-
set ve, has resulted in rendering the once fine bat-
talions of the English army utterly inefficient for
the fr(qucnt minor emergencies on which their ser-
vices are required ; and to suggest that any commit-
tee formed to inquire into this subject shall be
ctfiefly composed of general and field officers who
have commanded regiments, to the exclusions of
those who have risen in the service by staff brevets,
and of ordinance officers with little or no practical
experience in regimental organization."

The .Russian ^'' O, Gazette of yesterday, June 22,
states that the number of men levied for the conscrip-
tion for 1879 for the Russian army, navy, and the
frontier guard is 218,000.


A BRITISH STEAMER HELD FOR DEBT.

BAurIPou, Md., July 2.-A writ was served on
Monday, by a deputy sheriff of Baltimore county,
on the British iron steamer Glenlogan on her way
to Baltimore, from Rio, with coffee for the firm of
Alexander Brown & Sons. A mortgage is held on
the steamship by Tburston W. Cook, of Liverpool,
England, for 29,000. The claim of Mr. Cook was
sent to Alexander Brown & Sons for collection and
their counsel obtained the writ under which she is
held at Spear's wharf in this city. The matter will
be heard in the Circuit Court of Baltimore county
at the September term. An attachment on a war.
rant issued some days ago by the City Court of
Baltimore city to Phelps, Stokes & Co., of New
York, against the owners of the steamer for $13,475,
was served by Sheriff Snowden yesterday. Another
attachment on a warrant was issued by the City
Court yesterday to the Bank of British North Ame-
rica for $15,860, but has not yet been served.
The cargo is owned by Messrs. Alexander Brown
& Sons, and is not affected by the seizure of the
vessel.

AFRICAN EXPLORATION.
Letters from Zanzibar up to the 2nd instant, report
the final start of Mr, Keith Johnstone and party from
1TAr-SalAm on the 18th Mlay; and, as nothing had
been heard of them since, it is inferred that they are
getting on well. The explorers will pass tiup the
valley of the Lufigi and its affluents to Ubena, and
thence to Nyassa and Tanganyka. The four ele-
phants presented to the King of the Belgians by the
indianr Government had arrived safely, and were
landed under Dr. Kirk's personal supervision near
Dar-Saliam, to which place they will march, and there
remain until Mr. Carter, who is in charge of them,
gets his party ready. They will then be taken about
250 miles inland to test their powers, and if this trial
succeeds they will be marched back to take up loads.
Mr. Stanley had examined the River Lufigi in two
boats, but turned back after ascending about forty
miles, his coal having run out and no wood was to be
got on the banks, the river being flooded. At the
point where he left the Lufigi it was still open in front.
He has since gone north to visit Pangani, Mombasa,
Lama, Brava, and Mukdishu, and to examine the
River Zuba. Hie took sixty-four men with him from
Zanzibar, but whether the party returns thither or
not is kept a profound secret, as are the ultimate
objects of the expedition, albeit the general impres-
sion is that Mr. Stanley has commercial views, and
is acting as agent to a foreign company. The Sultan
has given him letters of recommendation to his gov-
vernors on the coast, but even his Highness is igno-
rant of the future plans of the party. When asked
for men to accompany Mr. Stanley he told him that
he was at full liberty to engage as many free men as
lie required who were willing to go with him.

The U. S. steamer G. S. Blake, under the com-
mand of Capt. Bartlett, is now engaged on a scien-
tific cruise through the West Indian Islands, with
Prof. Agassiz as chief of the scientific staff. A series
of soundings is being taken throughout the course
between the various islands, and dredgings are made
at depths exceeding 100 fathoms, in order to obtain
specimens of the sea-bottom and records of the tem-
perature. The soundings are taken by means of
Capt. Sigsbee's patent apparatus, in which fine piano
wire takes the place of rope, 400 fathoms of wire
being kept op each reel, the whole of which can be
hauled in in 80 seconds. In dredging, a machine
capable of lifting 25 tons is employed. The greatest
depth of water between the islands was found between
St. Thomas and Santa Cruz, where 2,700 fathoms
was measured. The bottom here is said to be ex-
ceedingly rocky, and from the greatest depth a piece
of rock almost square, weighing 200 Ibs., was brought
up. of peculiar formation. The main route of the
expedition extends from Key West to Cuba, Jamaica,
San Domingo, St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands, and
the whole of the Leeward and Windward Islands,
down to Trinidad, and thence to Barbadoes. This
field has been almost unexplored, and a valuable col-
lection of specimens will no doubt be made, besides
which the more important result will be attained of
an accurate survey of the inter-insular seas.-Times

Captain Warren, R. N., lately demonstrated at St.
George's Swimming Baths, Belgravia, that every
person-man, woman, or child-can be secured from
the dangers of drowning by an appliance the cost of
which can be reckoned in pence. The apparatus
sufficient to save an adult's life on the water will
weigh probably an ounce, and a young man, to show
that a soldier crossing a stream need not do so in
danger of such a calamity as that which recently be-
fell our troops, crossed the bath again and again with
a rifle in his hand, weighed down with his clothes,
but fully and thoroughly supported. The "life,-
saver" in this case was about the size of a sheep's
I bladder. The small apparatus is made of different
Material, in some cases of bladders, with a small and
ingeniously contrived valve about equal in weight to
a halfpenny. The covering can be filled with wind
in a moment by pressing the valve against the teeth
and blowing through it, and the wind itself closes
the valve. There is no screw to be unfastened, but
it is all in readiness. Fitted as the lining of a hat,
or fez, or helmet, the valve can take the place of
i the ventilating hole ready to be filled in a moment.
Capt. Warren has also designed buoys which can be
so built into the lower part of the~mast or funnel of
Ordinary ships, or to the turret of a man-of-war, as
not to take away from the deck space, while the
whole can be released in a moment, giving a large


number of buoys, each capable of supporting 2 men.
The buoys, when built in would add only 9 in. to the
diameter of a mast or turret, and would give the
means at once of supporting 350 men in the water.
A lecture was delivered yesterday afternoon at
the United Service Institution on The Defence of
Capitals," by Colonel Nugent, R.E., who advo-
cated the construction of defensive works for the
purpose of rendering London secure against attack.
The consequences of even a temporary occupation
of London by an enemy would, the lecturer con-
tended, be so inconceivably disastrous to the whole
of England, that the most ordinary prudence dic-
tates that no precaution should be neglected which
will contribute to render such a catastrophe impos-
sible. The navy, he admitted, must ever be Eng-
land's first line of defence, but it would be unwise
to trust to our fleets alone to secure us against
the consequences of a successful invasion. There is
a long stretch of unprotected coast line between
Portsmouth and the Wash, from any point on
which an advance upon London would be easy if
once an expeditionary force were disembarked.
Such an army as we could collect, consisting of
merely a nucleus of regular troops and mostly of
militia and volunteers, would, Colonel Nugent
believes, be utterly unable to oppose in the open
field such a force as might be landed on our shores.
Aided by fortifications, however, our home army
would be well able to defend London. In time of
war, again our fleets would be required to protect
our commerce, to engage or blockade our enemy's
squadrons, and so on, and they would unavoidably
be terribly crippled in the execution of these and
other duties which would devolve upon them if
they felt that their short absence from certain
points might be followed by the virtually unop-
posed entrance of the enemy's forces into the capital
j of England. The cost of constructing the works
necessary to render London secure against attack
would, Colonel Nugent estimates, amount to some
5,000,000; but this sum, he maintains, would,
after all, be a trifling premium to pay for the secu-
rity of our capital the centre of English commerce.-
Pall Mall Gazette, June 21.


NEWFOUNDLAND NEWS.-The continued cold weather
is seriously injuring the crops. Turnips have required
a second sowing. Potatoes in some instances are
rotting in the ground, and will have to be resown.
Grass is in good condition and an abundant hay crop
is expected-The news from all the bays to the North
is discouraging as to the results on the caplin. Fish
is plenty and in enormous schools in the deep water,
but cold and boisterous weather is the general com-
plaint. On the Southern Shore the cod seines and cod
bags have done well-the hook and line and the bul.
tows badly. Renews, Fermeuse, Ferryland, and
Ml obile are well reported of for seines, &c. The intel-
l*oence from St. Mary's Bay is of the most cheerful
character and promises the best fishery seen for years.

If it is true, as stated, that Major Cavagnari, Ben-
gal Staff Corps, is to be created a K.C.S.I., it will be
admitted on all sides that the honour has been fairly
earned. From the outbreak of the Afghan campaign,
Major Cavagnari's name has been ever before the
public. And if accounts from the front may be relied
upon, no man has worked harder, has had greater
influence with the native tribes, or done more to bring
the war to a happy termination, than this most trust-
worthy political official. His advancement in the
Service has been rapid, but a man who combines the
qualifications of Major Cavagnari, and who is equally
good diplomacy, and as a leader of men in face of an
enemy, is bound to make progress in such a country
as India, where there are so many openings for those
who possess the ability to win the confidence and re-
spect of the native princes, as Major Cavagnari has
undoubtedly done.


R. W. HYWRD & CO.,

General Shippin" and
ppm and)


E. W


Commission Merchants,
(P. 0. Box 3709,)

'. HAYWARD, NEW YORK.


F. D. S. NASH.
References:
Messrs. A. W. PEROT & CO., Demerarq.
Hon. S. S. INGHAM, Hamilton, Bermuda.
Jos. M. HAYWARD, Agent 11. M. S. Pkt Co.
St. George's, Bermuda.
1). E. SEON, Hamilton, Bermuda.
September 17, 1878.-12m

Lost
)N or about the 18th November, 1878, be-
tween Prospect and Mount Langton,
A BLACK
Le:ither let,
With plated fittings, and monogram E.B.B. on
clasp. A silver mounted leather 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.


i 'Of-clioetg a afla.ws CIF IR'E
\' TTHE 11OST MODERATE RATr q
Can be obtained from the
PHOENIX INSURANCE COMPA 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 Stanp Duty, a very considerable item.
RISKS taken both on iEAL and PERSONAL
P'ilOPE'RTY for 3, 6 or 12 months.
No FEES and no ChitARGE for Policies.
N. A. BUTTERFIELD,
Agent.
aDi.to, September 9th, 1856.

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Vendors.
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Horse, Carriage r


TrltE Undersigned having, resumed
at his old Stand, Corner of Ct
Junction Streets, near Hamilton HIot
this method of thanking his friends and
lie generally for past favors, and hun
cits a continuance of same.
THOMJIdS H. T111
January 6, 1879.

From London,


3IR G. F. SEYJMO
And other Recent Arrivals,


CIIURCiI SERVICES in great vari
very Handsome
Prayer BOOKS-Limp Back, &c.
Scripture Text BOOKS and Compani
Altar
TESTAMENTS and Prayer BOOKS
for Schoo!s.
ALSO,
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On Sale at the Royal Gazette" E
Store.
Hamilton, May 20, 1879,


GUION LINE.

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FORI LiPERPIOOL,
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UEVEXR TU FAIWDAX

WISCONSIN sails July I, at 3 p.m.
MONTANA sails July 8, at 8-30 a.m.
WYOMING sails July 15, at 2-30 p.m.
ARIZONA sails July 22, at 7-30 a.m.
NEVADA sails July 29, at 2 p.m.
The above Steamers are built expressly for
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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.
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.
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Agents,
29 Broadway, New York.
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BERMUDA.
Proceedings of the Honsorab'e Letg-
islative Council.
Wh'day, 18th July, 1879.-Pmursuant to adjourn-
ment the House met.
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice,
President;
The Honorable Augustus J. Musson,
S Win. H. Gosling,
< James H. Trimingham,
t Eugenius Harvey,
-Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Recr. General,
G. S. Tucker,
Randal E. Webster, Colonial
Secretary.
The House resumed in Committee the consider.
action of the Bill entitled "The Post Office Estab-
lishment Act, 1879."
The Honorable W. H. Gosling in the Chair.
On the question being put that Clause 8 be adopt-
ed, it was objected to.
Ayes 6. Nays 3.
'Hon. R. E. Webster, Bon. J. H. Trimingham,
G. S. Tucker, A. J. Musson,
James Tucker, Josiah Rees, Chief
J. H. Harvey, Justice.
B E. Harvey,
W. H. Gosling.
The Clause was therefore adopted.
The remaining Clauses of the Bill being agreed
to, the Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
ent.
The House adopted the report.
Adjourned to Tuesday next, the 22nd instant, at
1-30.

BER UDA.

b8tract of the Proeeedings of the Honorable
House of Assembly.
Friday, 18th July, 1879.-The following Messages
om His Excellency the Governor:-
No. 9.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major General,
governor and Cqmmander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to present to the
honorable House of Assembly a list of charges
ade against this Colony by the Crown Agents in
ngland- amounting to 89 16/6-namely 82
8/9 for freight and assurance and commission and
terest on cash advances connected with the pur-
base and despatch to this Colony of the Light
house Apparatus and the Iron Girders for the new
eight House on St. David's Island, and 6 17/9
r sundry small expenses incurred by the Crown
Agents for packing cases, frei.zht and assurance of
custom House Forms and Stationery and books
"om the Meteorological Office, and the Crown
gents' Commission thereon.
For these expenses no Legislative provision has
en made, and the Governor requests therefore
at early -rovhi*,n may be mde for '." eir vmeut
the Crown i ,rntschr-. interest on the amounts
long as they remain io a:.,
Public Buildings, Hamilton,
llth July, 1879.
o. 10.)
M. LAFFAN,
Major General,
vernor.and Commander-in- Chief.
he Governor has the honor to present to the
norable House of Assembly a copy of the Re-
t of the Committee an-ni -,1El by him to audit
Accounts of the Post, O(ce Department for the
arter ended the 30th June ultimo, under the pro-
ons of Act No. 89 of 1878-9.
public Buildings, Hamilton,)
11th July, 1879.
11.)
M. LAFFAN,
Major General,
,ernor and Commander-in-Chief.
he Governor has the honor to forward for the
rmation of the Honorable Hoase of Assembly
Report of the Board of Works upon the ex-
diture on Public Roads and for repairs and
ntenance of Public Buildings, &c., for the year
ing the 81st May, 1879, and upon the probable
ts for the current year.
public Buildings, Hamilton, 1
12th July, 1879. J
SMessage from the Legislative Council :--
Speaker and Gentlemen of the House of Assembly;
am directed by the Legislative Council to re-
to your Honorable House the Bill entitled
An ct to amend the Post Office Regulation Act,
," and to request the concurrence of your Hon-
le House in certain amendments which the


ncil deem expedient to be made thereto-a copy
which amendments is delivered herewith.
uncil Chamber, 15th July, 1879.
ause 1, after the word Islands" in the 24th
add the words or to the Officer commanding
roops."
use 1, after the word Station" in the 26th
add the words "or Officer in charge of Her
ty's Dockyard."
. R. J. P. Darrell presented a Report on Quar-
Accounts to 30th June, 1879.
amendments proposed by the Legislative
il to b, made to the Post Office Regulation
being taken into consideration, the Attorney
al moved that the first amendment be con-
in-which was agreed to.
Attorney General moved that the 2nd amend-
e concurred in-which was agreed to.
red, that the Bill be amended accordingly
be following Message sent to the Legisla-
uncil:
resident and Gentlemen of the Legislative Coun-

re directed by the House of Assembly to
o your Honorable House the Bill entitled
ct to amend the Post Office Regulation Act,
nd to acquaint your Honorable House that
embly have concurred in the proposed
ents to that Bill-which have accordingly
de thereto.
ill to continue "the Act toappropriate Pew
clusively to Religious uses," was read a
and committed.
W. Pearman in the Chair.
attorney General moved the 1st Clause.
uterbridge moved to strike out the word
tely" and limit the operation to the end of
ich was agreed to.
ornrv GeP~orni m eard that a Plan.ap l.


The Chairman reported the Bill as amended, and
It was adopted and ordered to be engrossed.
The Bill to continue the St. George's Hartour
Master's Appointment Act," was read a 2nd time
an lcommitte d.
Mr. T. F. J. Tucker in the Chair.
The Attorney General moved the 1st Clause-
which was affirmed.
Ayes 24. Nays 4.
The House resumed.
The Chairman rec.r~K- the:Bill and it was adopt-
ed and ordered to be engrossed.
Mr. C. Peniston introduced a Resolve providing
for repairs and improvement of Public Roads,
Buildings, &c.-which was read a first time.
The Attorney General introduced the following.
Bills, which were severally read a 1st time:
A Bill to continue the Causeway Act 1870 as
amended by the Act to increase the pay of the
Keeper of the Causeway Bridge.
A Bill to continue the Deputy Speaker's Act.
A Bill to continue the Lunatic Asylum Act, 1874.
A Bill to provide additional assistance in the
Secretary's Office.
Adjourned to Wed #,,!s, next.

Orders :-
Public Works Resolve.
Inglis A. Smith's Petition.
Police Bill.
Lunatic Asylum Act Continuing Bill.
Deputy Speaker's Bill.
Governor's Message relating to Crown Agents'
Accounts.

DEATH OF THE PRINCE IMPERIAL.

LIEUTENANT CAREY'S STORY.
Shortly given, the report of Lieutenant Carey, who
accompanied the Prince Imperial on the reconnois-
sance which led to his death, is as follows:-" Having
learned that His Imperial Highness would proceed on
June 1 to reconnoitre the country in advance of the
column and choose a site for the camp of the following
day, I suggested that as I had already ridden over the
same ground I should accompany him. My request
was granted ; but at the same time Colonel Harrison,
Acting Quartermaster General stated that I was not in
any way to interfere with the Prince, as he wished him
to have the entire credit of choosing the camp. Shortly
before starting I found that no escort was prepared and
applied to the Brigade Major of Cavalry. I received
the necessary orders and at a quarter past nine o'clock
six men of Captain Bettington's Horse paraded before
headquarters. With these and a friendly Zulu, pro-
vided by the Hon. Mr. Drummond, we started. Six
Basutos of Captain Shepstone's corps were also unde.x
orders to proceed with us, and before crossing the
Blood River, I sent on to him to ask for them. The
messenger returned to say that they woul,1 meet us on
the ridge between the Incenzi and Itelezi Hills. I
again sent the man with orders to bring the escort
back with him. On our right and left flanks I saw
large bodies of basutos scouting. Arrived upon the
ridge we dismounted, wishing to fix the position of
some hills with our compasses. Colonel Harrison then
rode up and told us that General Marshall's cavalry
was coming up. When he had left I sii.ested to the
Prince to wait for the remainder of the escort. Oh,
no; we are quite strong enough.' At a mile and a
half we ascended a comrmandingr and rocky range of
hills bevon. Ilyotoz '-, :". I proposed that we should
here off-saddle, but the Prince said that he pr f. Io
to '+E-saddle near the river. We remained for half an
hour sketching and surveying the country with our
telescopes. Fe. '.: no one we 0 '.,.c.,l,'d to a iraal in
a valley below and .-. 1 '.-l. No precautions were
taken, as no Z'lus were expected to be in the neigh-
borhood. The Prince was hiredd and laid down beside
a hut. The men made coffee, and I reconnoitred with
my telescope. At twenty-five minutes to four I sug-
gested s;l.LI:.; up. HIlis Imperial Highness said,
SWait another ten minutes,' but in fve minutes gave
me the necessary order. I repeated it and then west
to fetch my horse from lhe mealie fields. I had sad-
dled and mounted on the home u,,: ot the kraal when
T heard His Imperial Highness give the order, Pre-
pare to mount.' I looked round and saw his foot in
the stirrup. At the same time I said, 'Mount,' and
as the men vaulted into the saddles I saw the black
faces of Zulus, about twenty yards off, rushing toward
us through the mealie fields. They shouted and fired
upon us as we rode off. I thought that all were
mounted, and, knowing that the men's carbines were
unloaded, I judged it better to clear the long grass be-
fore making a stand. Knowing from experience the
bad shooting of the Zulus I did not expect that any
one was injured. I therefore shouted as we neared
the donga, 'We must form upon the other side. See
to the retreat of every one.' On looking back I saw
one party following us, while another on our left was
attempting to cut off our retreat across the ridge.
Meanwhile we were under a heavy fire, and after we
had crossed the donga, a man said to me, I fear the
Prince is killed, sir.' I paused, looked back, and see-
ing the Prince's horse galloping on the other side of
the donga, asked if it was any use returning. The
Zulus had already passed over the ground where he
must have fallen, and he pointed out the men creeping
round our left. I paused for our men to come up and
then galloped on to find a drift over the Tombocto
River."


LONDOx, JULY, 10.--In the House of L[ordg on
Tuesday night the government's Irish UTiveinity bill,
introduced oy the Lord C'.a.?c,:.-lor, Lord Cairns, on
the 30tb of June, was read a second time. The de-
bate tended to show that the government may here-
after consent to additions to the bill tending to satisfy
the claims of the Irish Catholics in regard to endow-
ments. Thus Lord Cairns, while still opposing the
direct endowment of denominational institutions,
pointed out that the University of London received
some thousands yearly for the purpose of rewarding
those who pass an examination which is open to all
comers. He said he was quite sure if the Senate of
the proposed Irish University were to come Parliament
and say that in order to advance education, it would
be advisable to offer exhibitions and rewards, no ob-
jection would be taken on denominational grounds.
The Times considers that this a plain intimation to the
Catholics to get their university first and ask for oney
afterward. This opens a prospect of the settlement. -f
the university question on the lines of the Interm
ate Education act passed last year. Both parties seyn
agreed to the practicability and justice of such a st-
tlement. Further delay, therefore, would be strange

POSSIBILITIES. OF SUCCESS.
[From the Norwich (Conn.) Bulletin, July 10.]
The Jeannette sailed this week from San Francisco
for the Polar regions. This vessel is small, but ad-
mirably adapted to the work before her, manned by
a crew selected with particular care and reference to
the task assigned them, and provided most amply
with all the supplies which the latest experience and
widest knowledge in that department of discovery
could suggest. The latest voyage in the Arctic re-
gions which has possessed world-wide interest is
that of Professor Nordenskjold, who sailed from
Hammerfest, on the north coast of Norway, to
Bearing Strait, nearly half way around the earth:




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