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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 )
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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Preceded by: Bermuda gazette (Hamilton, Bermuda Islands : 1821)
Succeeded by: Bermuda colonist
Succeeded by: Royal gazette and colonist daily

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BERMUDA COME RCIAJ


eo. 33-Vol. 'L. S





BERMUDA. Commissariat Office
roceedings of the Hoiiorable Leg- HAMILTON, 9th August, 1879.
islative Council. TIIE DISTRICT COMMISSARY GENE-
-_- RAL will receive Tenders, in duplicate,
Tuesday, 12th August, 1879.-Pursuant to ad- up to 12 o'clock, noon, of
ournment.the House met. -
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice, T iWe d n esd a y ,
President: 6Y 'O .A t!- ft y d
The Honorable Augustus J. Musson,_ The 20th August, 1879,
S Win. H. Gosling,
James H. Trimingharm, From Persons desirous of entering into a Con-
Eugenius Harvey, tract for Building a
4 Joseph H. Harvey, ':S ) \. f
James Tucker, Recr. General, A", -v '
G. S. Tacker, -- .' "
Randal E. Webster, Colonial f
Secretary. Of the following description, viz. :
A Bill entitled "An Act to increase the efficiency Keel, from Water pin to Water pin. ..15 ft.
)f the Police Force," was brought up from the Length over all................... 18 ft. 3 in.
louse of Assembly and read a first time. Width ............... ........... 6 "5 ."
Ordered, that the Shipments of Produce Bill, be Depth............................ 2 6 "
printed The Boat to be constructed so as to carry
The Bill entitled An Act to continue An Act to The Boat to b e constructed for to con-
rovide a Harbor Master for the Port, of- Saint Ten persons, and to be adapted for th con-
ceorge," was read the second time veyance of such Stores as Coal, Cement, &c.
The House went into Committee thereon. 1 Forms of Tender can be obtained, and spo-
The Hon. J. Tucker in the Chair. cification seen at the above Office daily, be-
The Committee rose. tween the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
The House resumed. Tenders must be addressed to the DISTRICT
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend- COMMISSARY GENERAL, Hamilton, and marked
ent. outside Tender for Building a Boat."
The House adopted the Report. The DISTRICT COMMISSARY GENERAL reser-
The Bill entitled An Act to continue and amend ves the right of rejecting any or all the Ten-
he Act entitled "An Act to appropriate Pew Rents ders.
exclusively to Religious uses, and to exonerate from JOHN H R A N D A
parochial charges for Church purposes, persons not J
connected with the Church of England," was read Commissary,
he second time. 2 District Commissary General.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. W. H. Gosling in the Chair. Long La| hs and 'ot a-
The Committee rose. LOng L aths and rou.-ma
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-, toe Box Ends.
ent. T
The House adopted the Report. .a
The Bill entitled An Act to provide additional Offer for Sale,
assistance in the Secretary's Office," was read the
Second time. Delivered in all this week.
The House went..inte Committee thereon.. LONG LATFlS--Bright and Clean, at 15/
The Horo. E. Harvey ip he Chair, per M.
The'Hon.-JI H.,Trimingham moved the following TOMATOE BOX ENDS, at 3/6 per I00
amendment thereto--whi:ehwas agreed to, viz :- Pieces.
Clause 1, line 10, strike out the word "such."- J. T. DARREI L & CO.
Same line, after the word "Deeds," strike out atamilton, Bermuda, Aug. 12h, 1879.
all the words down to and inclusive of the word a Bemuda, Aug. h, 79.
"Act!" in the,llthjine..
The Committee rose. or Sale,
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill with the said N ,AMS, YAMS
amendment, which wasadopted.by the House; Sweet POTATOES
And it was ordered that the said Bill be re- Green GINGER. TAMA !INDS
turned to the House,of Assembly with a message COCOANUTS Barrels Bright MOL VSS ES
requesting their concurrence in the said amend- The Centennial Buggy TOP
ment-the same to be delivered by the Hon. J. Borax SOAPS-If not found to be the best in
Tucker, as follows,:-,, use, the Money refunded.
Mr. Speaker and Gentlemen of the House of Assembly ; H, T. JI C iKS OA'.
I am directed by the Legislative Council to re- 1 J K *
turn to your Honorable House the Bill entitled August 12th, 1879.
" An Act' to provide additional assistance in the ,
Secretary's Office," anti to request the concurrence j 'I ":. ,
of your Honorable House in a certain amendment 6 \) ... J ..
which the Council deem expedient to be made IMPORTE1 OF
thereto-a copy of which amendment is delivered eeM P o T O
Council Chamber, 12th August, 1879.
Adjourned to Friday next, the 15th instant, at Statiolnery,
118-30. TOP. ACo O GARAq PTPT2S


4


Notice.

THE UNDERSIG NED,
Has Just Received,
From Demerara and Barbados, ex Pitt,"
The Following GOODS
Which are offering Cheap for Cash.
BLS. Choice W. V. P. SUGAR
Barrels Choice Y. V. P. SUGARI
Barrels Choice Muscovado SUGAR
Hogsheads Choice Muscovado SUGAR
Barrels Choice MOLASSES YAMS
Sweet POTATOES COCOANUTS
Bags CHARCOAL, &c.
FIREWOOD
THOSE. H. PITT.
Hamilton, 11th Augst., 1879.-2

TH E SUB-SCRIBER
BEGS TO GIVE NOTICE
That he is CLOSING OUT his present Stock
of

Cigars & Tobacco
At exceedingly Low Prices for Cash.
Also, has a consignment of

GOLD LEAF TOBACCO
To bejdisposed of at Cost by the Case.
H. A. GRANTHAM,
46 and 47 Front Street,
Hamilton, Bermuda.
August 9, 1879.-3


and the


Kerosine Cooking Stoves,
Are the BRILLIANT and DIAMOND.
These will be Sold at the Manufacturers'
Prices with the addition -only of the actual cost
of bringing them to Market. About one dozen
have been sold here, and have in every case
given entire satisfaction.
HENRY A. SMITH,
Agents for the Manufacturers.
Hamilton, -Aug. 12th, 1879.-3 -


PERFUMERY, GLASSWARE, CONFEC-
TIONERY AND PATENT MEDICINES,
Reid Str., nearly extreme West,
Hamilton, Bermuda.
The Rev. Henry J. Munson, of Worcester, Mass.,
after preaching a sermon on the holiness of matrimony,
stepped down from the pulpit, said that he had been
too long a widower, and requested Miss Mattie Enton
to come forward. Miss Enton complied, and the
clergyman, to the congregation's astonishment, married
himself to her after the Quaker form, each vowing to
be faithful to the other.

To Let, "
That Commodious Two Story
;Y Dwelling HOUSE,
In Devonshire, called DEVONSHIRE llOUSF, West
of Prospect.
Occupied for the past two years by E. Dickinson,
Esqr., R. E.
Apply to
ORMOND T. MIDDLETON.
Hamilton, llth Aug., 1879.-3

For Rent,
S A Comfortable


In the Town of Hamilton, near Cedar Avenue.
For Particulars apply to
THOMAS HALLETT,
Hamilton.
Or HENRY HALLETT,
Devonshire.
Devonshire, Aug. 4th, 1879.-3

For Sale,
(The Owner having no further use for her,)
TTH E YACHT

Eliz
About 15 Tons.
I as just been put in thorough good order.
Frice and terms of Payment Accommodating.
J. S. DARRELL.
St. George's, Aug. 11th, 1879.-3


LANT) CMNYE1LLAD)VER~TISER -ANP- RECORIDERI{


SSUPr". NTU, A:T Q ,S. 24s. per Ann.


Tr rai ndl, 'ssesda, d est 19, I 8 79.
sai^^ ^B a~a ^K^aB~aH^ffia~a~a^KaMBa~sBS~s^!!i~~aia~a^Bfl~g^ ^^ ^t^"HBMM


NOTICE.
To all whom it may Concern,
THE SUBSCRIBER, who is about closing
his Business, respectfully requests all
those who are INDEBTED to him to pay their
respective amounts on or before the 20TH
Instant, without fail; (instead of the 30TH as
advertised in last Gazette") after that date
all unsettled Accounts will, without respect to
persons, be placed in Legal hands for col-
lection; those to whom he may be INDEBT-
ED please forward Accounts for adjustment,
not later than above date.
JOHN HARNETT.
Hamilton, 5th August, 1879.


Streets.


rrI'HE Undersigned h:i,, received a Choice
Selection of .

SOAPl, ESSENCeI, &c.,
Offers the same at low rates.
ERASTUS B. JONES.
Hamilton, July 29, 1879.


OF FINEST QUALITY.

HT HE Subscriber is prepared to
deliver the above at any part of Ham-
ilton or vicinity. Terms necommodating.
Order left at Store of Fred. A. White, Queen
Street, will receive prompt attention.
SA ML. T. WHITE.
Ptrmbroke, July 22, 1879.-6


T lHE Undersigned having lately imported a
large COR .1Fil, for grinding Corn
and Oats suitable for horse and cattle feed, is
now ready to serve the Public.
,. :. i _. -.',, .
S'", 4L _
Will be on hand at the Estabi ishment for sale
For further particulars apply to
CEORIGE VALLIS,
Proprietor Steam Saw-Mill.
Hamilton, lermuda, July 21, 1879.,
THEun FIJIANS AND SIR ARTHUR GORDON.-The in.
habitants of Fiji have been informed by the Colonial
Office that it has been decided to allow Sir Arthur
Gordon, G.C.M.G., to retain the government of the
colony for the full period for which he was appointed,
and that no notice can be taken of their recent petition.
The Governmenct, we think have acted wisely in this
matter.

;ow %e for Sai .

The Cage Birds of ermuda,
Their Management in Confinement, Breeding
Rearing, Feeding, &c., &c., &c ,
By JOHN TAV.WJIER BARTRAM.
Price 2/;G.
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 in-
formation in respect of our Native Birds.
Copies may be had at the Royal Gazette"
Stationery Store and at S. Nelmes', Hamiilton,
and at the ", Colonist" Office, St, Georges.
Stocks Point, St. Georges, June 9, 1879.



JIUCTIONEERING,
&c,, &c.
pItHE Undersigned hi:vin, been for many years
the confidential Clerk of B.W. WALKEI{R,
Esqr., and since, for the last eight year-, junior
partner in the late firm of H1. W. WALKEQi &
CO., begs to tender his services as a
General Commission gent and
auctioneer,


Hoping by strict attention, and prompt returns,
to merit i share of that patronage, so liberally
bestowed on the late firm.
THOSE. J. WADSON,
23 Front Street.
IHamilton, July lst, 1879.
FORESTS IN MAURITIUS.-From the report on the
forests and plantations in the island of Mauritius for
1878, we learn, says Nature, that many of the trees
which were introduced from Inidia a few years ago
have thriven beyond expectation, and have in some
instances already reached the size of useful timber trees,
Among those which have done best are mahogany,
teak, and eucalyptus.

FOR SCOURING, CLEANING
and Polishing purposes,
USE TROXELL'S
'i ," .'* r *- : -1 yruste ly:,,

4 % .,
Ask your Grocer for it.
May 27, 1879, Smith's Parish,


B. W. WALKER.


E. EVELYN WALKER.


B. .Walker 4*Co.,

AND

25 F:ONT T EM-73,m
HAMILTON,
BERMUDA.

Notice.


THIIE Undersigned having this day associated
his Son, _-fIt. E. EVELYN WALKER, as
Junior Partner, will continue the COMMIS-
SION AND AUCTION BUSINESS under the
same name and style of
V, 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, -'7 .-2mn

Boarding and Day School


630 North Twelfth Street,
Philadelphia, Pa. U. S. A.
SESPECTFULLY announce to the Bermu-
2 da Public, their Scholastic duties will be
resumed the

For Terms and full Particulars please ad-
dress as above, or apply till September 1, to
MISS T. R. HIGGS,
At MR. JOHN D. SEON'S,
Hamilton Parish.
July 29, 1879.-5 pd.
CoNDITION oF CYPRus.-Mr. Tristram Ellis-having,
as he says, recently spent six months in Cyprus, and
'visited almost every part of it-writes as follows :-
There is no doubt that the present rule has proved
beneficial to the present proprietors and poorer classes.
Thieving and robbery have, since our occupation, en-
tirely disappeared, and proprietors who were afraid
before of showing that they had money are now build-
ing on and improving their land. Many hundreds of
new houses have been built, and more improved or
nearly reconstructed, and all this is among the Cypri-
otes themselves.

Steam mEngine


Jn Upright Steam Engine for sale
at a low figure,
Apply at the Royal Gazette" Office for par-
ticulars.
-Hamilton, August th, 1879.

Ice! ice!! Ice!!!

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 Cart daily-from about 10
o'clock till noon-commencing on Ist April.
The price is one penny per pound.
1 Considerable Reduction
made when Persons take a large
Quantity.
Bermuda Ariiiii.i lee Company,
Hamilton, March24th, 1879.
Tim CANADIAN FISHERIE.-Fr0m the Blue-book
just issued by the Dominion Commissioner of Fish-
eries we gather that the value of the yield in 1878
was 13,215,678 dols. This is an increase over the
previous year of 1,225,721 dols., and for some years
past the rate of increase has been proportionate. It
is in the development of the cod, mackerel, salmon,
and lobster fisheries that the chief improvement has
taken place; and in the figures given no account is
taken of the fisheries in Manitoba and the North-west
where, at a moderate estimate, the catch may be put
down at 40,000 dols.

A 0 I, I I


R. P. Atkins & Co.,
PURVEYORS AND) CONTRACTORS TO
11. M. ARMY AND NAVY,

To more commodious premises,
iJo. A4, Y'roul Street,

INDIAN PALE ALE
-- Bass & Cos.
Barclay & Co's STOUT, in hhds. and in bottles
A choice selection of WINES and S!'l[ ITS
and LON DON G ROCE RIES.
April 22? 1879.


Hard Stone Lime.
WOOD BURNT LIME.

3500 Bushels Hard Stone Wood
Burnt LIME.
For Sale by H. C. OUTERBRIDGF, Cause-
way Road, or 61 Front St., Hamilton.
November 19, 1878.
Prince Victor Napoleon, the seventeen-year-old
son of Prince Jerome, and the new heir to the Bo-
napartist idea, is rather tall, handsome and straight
as a dart; dark in hair, cheek and eye; and in
temper and temperament a true Corsicani-Italian.
His features are regular, his b fir is trained over his
brow and cropped, and he has his mother's mouth
though not the peculiar nose of the House of Savoy.
He is said to be a thorough Napoleon in looks, in
character and in a certain fiery impetuosity of tem-
per.



S. H1. Cape,
Licensed luctitoneer
AND
COM MISSION iERCHANTI -
ST. THOMAS,
1). W. 1.
CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED.
Septr. 31, 1878.--.12m

Picked Up,
A few days since in Southampton Parish,
4 SI VP t gZWd 1TCI1,
With Guard Attached.
The Owner can, on application at the Ro, I
Gazette Office, hear of its whereabouts.
Hlamilton, August 12th, 1879.


The most Economical
Safest


Her M6 ~j'8:ss Dockyard,
.2o5THJuLY, 1879..
Laborers Required
For Work on Floating Dock.
Wages 4/ per day, with sleeping accommoda.
tion on board Hulk.
Apply at Master Shipwright's Office, Dock-
yard. 4

Notice.

1lI1 E Undersigned having lately received or-
ders to purchase MILCGI COWS,' found
great difficulty and much loss of time it doing se.
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 eaeh";
and as we have spacious enclosed Lots adjoin-
ing .our Stores, Cows will be quite safe and
attended to, should they have to ,Sty in"Town
over night, when sent for delivery
All Sales will he for Cash on delivery.
B. W. WALKER & CO.
Hamilton, July 14, 1879.

AMEICAGNW fT"" AND


To Grocers and Dealers in Ship
Stores.
W. E direct attention to the fact'that our ,fa-
cilities for furnishing Batter and Coeese
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 choicesteselections'fro6i the most de-
sirable creameries and dairies. We are Headquar-
ters for distribution and producers Lhwre hav_ found
out that we have a demand foi Tho best that can beo
produced. All orders 'entrast4ed to us 'are filled a','
lowest market rates. For those who supply 'ships n
going on long voyages we put up our Gilt Edge But-
ter in one, two and four pou4<) air tight.tin. aw,
elegantly ornamented and guarantee t p raip' .to,
contents fresh and sweet for six months., Wit. 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.

ICE
Six Shillings per Hundred
Pounds
At the Arctic Ice Company's Houses.
G. W. CASTNER,
Agent.
liamilton, 30th June, 1879. -4m






B IiC~ UAOY ~AI GAZETTE.


EXTI,' CT from id METEOROLOGICALL OB .I'-
VATIONS taken under the direction of the Principal
Medical Officer, Prospect, Bermuda. Above the sea
151 feet,


''i n d
0,






30-2130 sw1

30-2,30 SW1
30-195 s E 1


Temperature preious~~
24 hours.




0 0 0
9, .0 75-0 153.0
915 r)74-0 l15.30e,
92-5 74-0,156-0 --
92-5 74-0:157~O-0
1$.2'0 77 '0 154-0
*1~ 40 1167, 0 0
93-5 78.0 154-0


Rain.

Rich.


0'00
0"00
0.00
0'00
0"00
0-02
0o00


Total......0-02





Hamilton, JJugust 19, 1879.

Colonial Secretary's Office,
18TH AUGUST, 1879.
TTIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
S has been pleased to appoint
Surgeon Major Leslie 0. Patterson,
To be HEALTH OFFICER for the East End and
Port of St. George.
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
Colonial Secretary.

CUSTOM HOUSE-HAMILTON.
ENTERED.
August 18-Mail Steamer Bermuda, Mitchell, Noew
York; assorted cargo.-Agents, Troft & Cox.
PASSENGERS ARRIVED,
In the Mail Steamer Bermuda, yesterday from
New York:-Mrs. Brown and son, Messrs. James
E. Evans, W. M. Gault, P. M. Napier, J. Green -
slade.
In the Royal Mail Steamer Beta, from St. Thom-
as, on Sunday, 17th Aug.-Mr. and Mrs. M. Wain-
wright, 2 children and nurse, Miss Walker, Miss
Dickinson, Mr. Salazar for Halifax-2nd Cabin, Mr.
Gabriel Lamothe.
PASSENGERS SAILED.
In the Royal Mail Steamer Beta yesterday for
Halifax; Miss Elsie Outerbridge, Mrs. C. II. Rob-
inson, James E. Perot, Esqr., Master Willie Lough,
Mrs. and Miss A. M. Oudney-2nd Cabin, Mrs.
Priscilla Hobbs, Mrs. Chas. W. Roberts, Mr. John
Sheridan, Mr. Percy Perinchief, Mrs. Armstrong
and 2 children, Sergt. S. E. Davis, A.H.C., wife
and 3 children, 1 Master-at-Arms, 1 leading Sea-
man, 2 Pt. Marine L. I., 1 Engine Room Artificer,
Gunner Perris, R. A., Sapper H. Rayner, R. E.,
Gunner J. Smith, R. A., H. J. Turner, 1-19thRegt.
Austrian Bark Cviet, Saitz, hence at New York
August 11.
Barque Eliza Bares left New York on llth in-
stant for Bermuda.
The Brigt. Zero, cleared at Hlalifax, N.S., on the
13th instant, for London with $63,000 worth of canned
lobsters.
1 Efforts are being made by the Quebec and
Gulf Ports Steamship Company to place the Cani-
ma on the New York and Bermuda Line on the
tlth proximo.

We are requested to add the following to the list of
Contributions to the Funds of the Society for Propa-
gation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts published in the
last issue of the Royal Gazette.
Dockyard Church, Ireland Island..........3 0 0

SUDDEN DEATH.-Sergeant James Finley, Army
Service Corps, died of appoplexy at Ireland Island
on Saturday last. He was taken ill in the Com-
missariat Bakery a little before three o'clock on
that day and was immediately sent to his quarters
in the Casemate Barracks where he expired in a
few minutes. The deceased, who was a native of
Scotland, was 27 years of age, and had been in
Bermuda nearly 3 years.

YACHT RACING.
A cruising race got up by the Officers of the 46th
Regt., open to Members of the Royal Bermuda
Yacht Club, came off at St. George's on Tuesday
last the 12th inst., and excited much interest from
its being known that most of the crack yachts iu
the Island would compete.
Course-start from head of St. George's Har-
bour, through St. George's Channel, through the
Narrows leaving all black buoys on port hand,
round Bailey's Bay buoy, returning same course
leaving all black buoys on starboard hand, finish
round Stake Boat off Ordnance Island--about 17
miles. Entrance 1. Time allowance according
to A. B. Y. C. Rules.
The following Yachts entered and were in posi-
tion and ready to start at 12'30 p.m.


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was a high handed proceeding notwithstanding the
colourable pretext which his course of trading pro-
duced.
The present Company consists of Broukers,
Tobacconists. non-Conformist Ministers, net mak.
ers and Retailers of small wares, fit persons for the
management of a Plantation !"
We give the 54 Signatures to the Petition 1679
of the Planters to the King's Most Excellent Ma-
jesty :
Richard Apowen x mark William Morgan
William Barnes John Morris, Senr.
William Basden John Morris, Junr.
William Burch x mark Samuel Newton, Junr.
Chris. Burrowes, Senr. John Painter
Jer. Burroes, Senr. Anthony Peniston
John Burroes Josias Pitt
Mick Burton Stephen Righton
Thomas Cooper x mark George Smith
Joseph Cox John Squire
John Dickeson William Stafford
James Ffarmer John Stone
Henry Fford William Stone
Thomas Fforster John Stowe
Lazarus Ffrith, Senr. Joseph Stowe
Thomas Hall, Senr. John Stringer, Senr.
Thomas Hall, Jr. Paul Trimingham
Henrie Harvie William Tucker
Cornelius Hinson Jonathan Turner
George Hubbard Benj. Wainewrighte, Snr.
John Jennyns John Wainewrighte
Richard Jennyns William Wayte
Edward Johnston John Wentworth
William Keele Will. Williams, Senr.
Thomas Lotryll William Williams, Jr.
Edward Merritt Edward Willis
Solomon Middleton Anthony White
Henry Moore John Young, Senr.
The Humble Petition to the King's Most Ex-
cellent Majesty, 1684, of the General Assembly, the
Representative Body of the Somers Islands, con-
tains 33 signatures, nine or ten of the family names
are to be found in the present House of Assembly
Thos. Richards, Speaker, John Dickenson


MEMORIALS OF TIC DISCOVER VY AND)
EARLY SETTLEMENT ( F THE BERMU-
DAS OR SOMERS' ISLANDS 1511-1387,
COMPILED FROM THE COLONIAL RE-
CORDS AND OTHER ORIGINAL SOUER-
CES BY LT.-GENERAL SIR J. H. LE-
FROY, C.B., K.C.M.G., F.R.S., &c.-1878.
(Contirued from our Gazette of July 15 )
Extract from Pembroke Parish Register, July
18th, 1677. It is ordered by the Justice and the
Churchwardens, and it was put to the vote
that every person should bring in eight dozen good
leaves (Palmetto) to ye thatching of the Church
apeice this daie sen'net, which will be the 25th day
of this present July. And if any person shall be
refractory, and not bring in his leaves, according to
the order, he isy o pay to the Church Wardings the
full and just sume of Is. 4d. agreed upon by the
maior part of ye tribe. And this order is always
to stand for a Lawe amongst us every time we have
occasion to thatch the Church.
Will. Pett, Justice,
David Churchwardens.
William Stafford, hwarde
October 24th, 1717, a double row of cedars was
planted round the Church Yard, many of them still
remain.
Bermuda and the Turks' Islands.
"It is claimed by the people of Bermuda that
they were the first to discover their value for the
production of Salt, and that they virtually took
possession of them at least as early as the period
we have reached. .
It was the practice of some of the Bermuda plant-
ers to repair with their slaves to these Islands
every year to make salt, and they did so without
molestation from about 1678 to 1710 when they
were attacked and driven away by the Spaniards.
The Spaniards were in turn dispossessed by a pri-
vateering expedition sent soon after from Bermuda
under Captain Lewis Middleton, and much petty
warfare was carried on between the parties for the
next forty years. In 1764 a French flotilla from
St. Domingo, attacked the Bermudian salt-rakers,
destroyed their houses and effects and carried them
off prisoners, for which they ultimately paid an in-
demnity. This led to investigation of the real
ownership of these small islands, resulting in a just
decision that they belonged to the British Crown.
S. The salt trade was at that time of vital
importance to Bermuda, the Legislatures of which
long and earnestly protested against the right of
the Legislature of the Bahamas to tax their salt.
Their argument was very ably urged in a pamphlet
published in London by Mr. John Harvey Tucker,
under the signature of Isocrates," in 1803, for
which he received a vote of thanks from the Ber-
muda House of Assembly and a gratuity of 100.
The question has ceased to have any commercial
importance to the Colony."
One of the earliest allusions to what is known in
Bermuda as the Powder Commutation Fund, a fixed
sum of 480 per annum, reserved as a Droit of the
Crown out of the General Revenue, is found in a
general letter October 14, 1656--"and further to
receive and demand the quantities of gunpowder
after 8 ounces per tunne and shot proportionable,
to be payd by all shipes arriving at the Somr. Is-
lands."
Richard Stafford, sometime Sheriff and afterwards
Judge, on the 10th February, 1668, answered Iquir-
ies made by the Royal Society respecting Bermuda
in connection with the Plantation of Virginia.
As to the age of our Inhabitants here, some do
live to an hundred years and something upwards;
many live till they are nigh a hundredbut fewabove.
And when they die 'tis age and weakness that is
the cause and not any disease that attends them.
The general distemper that is yearly among us is a
cold; and that is most gotten in the hottest wea-
ther. The air here is very sweet and pleasant."
Mr. Percival Goulding, in May 1655, took posses-
sion of the School in Devon Tribe, and the Library
comprising about 67 works of solid learning and
divinity in folio, 52 volumes in quarto, and about 28
in Octavo of which not a trace exists, the remem-
brance has vanished like the books themselves.
Tax for maintaining Flat's Bridge, January 12th,
1675.
1 "And thereupon the Governor and Council doe
order that every one that hath not paid Mr. An-
thony Peniston his piece of Eight for his horse,
Maire or Gilding as aforesaid shall pay itt. And
thereupon the said Peniston shall keep the said
bridge in repair for horse and foot, with his year-
ly revenue of fforty pounds of Tobacco per annum,
this to bee published."
Tobacco was the staple of the Colony and a legal
tender. We find many regulations as to its raising,
curing, shipping and collection of taxes thereon.
In a Company's letter probably written September
1672-it appears that the trade was dull owing to
the heavy various imposts which the market would
scarcely meet in its offers, and that the quality of
Bermudian Tobacco only permitted its being sold in
Wales, a general disesteeme brought upon ye
Comoditie that scarce anybody enquiries about it."
We cannot follow the many details which ex-
hibit a stringent Patriarchal system the perusal of
which is important shewing the extent and value
of our present modern privileges. The restrictions
put on trade by the Company confining shipments
to their own vessels, &c., made the enterprizing in-
habitants discontented and we steadily find a grow-
ing feeling which eventually strengthened, under a
policy which the Imperial Government of the day
found convenient for their general purposes, till the
Company was dissolved under a writ of Quo War-
ranto." The confiscation of Perient Trott's lands


At a Committee of Trade and Plantations, White-
hall, 29th November, 1684 :
",Their Lops. taking notice that the judgment
for His Maty. against the Bermuda Company- is
actually entered, think fit that the Attorney Gene-
ral bee desired to order an exemplification thereof
to bee forthwith made out, and that it bee sent
with His Maty's Commission and Justrs. to the
Governor of these Islands as also that a Writ of
Seizure bee Dispatcht thereupon."
An excellent note is furnished by the Hon. J. H.
Darrell, C.M.G., former Chief Justice, from which
we shall give one paragraph.
I am not aware that this document has ever
been printed, although it is referred to in the ar-
guments of counsel in the great political case of
thelQuo Warranto against the City of London in
Shower's Reports of cases in that Court, the decis-
ion in which was one of the proximate causes of the
Revolution of 1688."
It was proposed to sell eight shares of public
lands to discharge the debts of the late Bermuda
Company amounting to 828, but the Crown ob-
jected, as the lands were of special value for public
purposes and ordered that one-third of the local
revenues be annually appropriated till the debt
might be extinguished.
"Coney arrived Jany. 29, 1681. There are no mi-
nutes of Council recorded between 26th Feby. 1684,
and 14th April, 1686, and the state of the Colony was
apparently one of anarchy, piratical visitors set all
law at defiance, there wap no Assembly, the Governor
was at war with his Council, the Council refused to
acknowledge his authority. This state of things
lasted down to the arrival of his successor Sir Ro-
bert Robinson, which occurred in April, 1687,"
whose Commission was as usual read in the Parish
Church of St. George's. On the 6th June, 1687, was
held the First Assembly under the Crown. On the
27th Septr., 1687, an act was passed reducing the
number of representatives in each Parish from 4 to
2, a'wholesome reform which the indifference of the
Secretary of State failed to carry out.
Appendix III contains some quaint extracts from
the fugitive publications of the Rev. Lewis Hughes,
the first Minister appointed to Bermuda by the
Virginia Company in 1612, the Companion and
Councillor of Governor Richard Moore.
Lefroy's Bermuda will serve to perpetuate in a
creditable substantial form, a variety of details
touching the settlement and progress of this Colo-
ny. A less thorough exhibit of original matter, a
few snatches here and there with a running com-
mentary would have resulted in a much more popu-
lar publication, the dimensions and style of which
would have invited the general reader, while the
reduced cost would have placed them within ordin-
ary reach. The work, as it stands, is really one
more for occasional reference, than for passing in-
structive reading. The volumes attest how indus-
triously Governor Lefroy employed his leisure
while in this command.
The Voluntary System in a measure:
At a meeting of the mayor part of Pembroke
Tribe, 31st October, 1670, was then and there cho-
sen by the unanimous voice of the Tribe, eight men
besides the Churchwardens for to agree with work-
men for the repairing of the church, and likewise
when the work is done, what this men doe agree
what every man shall pay, according to his ability,
wee will stand to."

Army and Navy Gozette, Aug. 2.
We are in a position to state that an important
fact bearing on Captain Carey's case has been
brought to the knowledge of the Horse Guards.
They were not hitherto aware of it, and naturally
admit that it is one of grave moment. The last letter
which Capt. Carey's family have received from him
is dated 10 p.m. on June 10th, and in it he says that
he had been out that day on a reconnaissance, and
was by Lord Chelmsford's side when Lieutenant
Frith of the 17th Lancers was killed. This fact
proves that up to 'within a few hours of his trial,
which commenced on June 11, Capt. Carey remain-
ed, and was employed on the staff. The Prince Im-
perial was killed on June 1, the Court of Inquiry
was held, we believe, on the 3rd, and was finished
on the 4th or 5th. Thus, though Lord Chelmsford
was, during five or six days, aware of all the grounds
for a charge against Capt. Carey, he did not even
suspend him from duty as an officer of the Quarter-
master-General's Department. This was clearly legal
condonation, because the authority who ordered the
trial was aware of all the facts of the case, and there-
fore impliedly pardoned him. Under these circum-
strnces, we fail to see how the Judge-Advocate-
General can do otherwise than pronounce the trial
null and void. The unfortunate officer's fate has,
however, been decided by this time, for the proceed-
ings were sent to Her Majesty last Saturday. Suf-
ficient attention has not, we think, been given to
the fact that Capt. Carey declared on his trial that
he checked his horse's pace after he had gone a
short distance trom the donga, and that two, if not
three, of the troopers crossed the donga before him.
This does not look like a sauve qui ptut on the part
of Captain Carey.

It has been intimated to the wives of officers and
men engaged on active service at the Cape, that it
is the intention of the War Office to send them and
their families out to join their husbands at the pub-
lic expense, directly hostilities have ceased, and it is
known what stations their respective regiments are
to occupy.

COLLISION AT SEA.
The Steamer Semiramide Sunk by the British Steamer


Corsica.
LONDON, August 13.-The British steamer Cor-
sica, Captain Sharpcott, from Cardiff August 10 for
New York, came in collision with the British
steamer Semiramide, Captain Brown, from Boston
July 29 for Liverpool, 100 miles west of Fastnet.
The Semiramide sank. Her crew was saved and
landed at Queenstown. Both vessels are of iron.
The collision occurred during a fog. The Corsica's
bows were stove and her cutwater started.
[The Semiramide was a freighting steamer and
carried no passengers. She was built in 1877 and
belonged to the Baring line, running from New
York to England. Her cargo comprised 46,358
bushels of corn, 40 cases domestic cottons, 232
boxes canned meats, 814 sacks dried blood, 362
boxes bacon, 250 tierces lard, 425 sacks oatmeal,
299 live cattle and 22 horses, the whole valued at
$92,229.]

The Registrar General of London announces that
two fatal cases of cholera occurred in that city last
week.
The Dublin Gazeltte anaounccs that after the
14th August certain parishes in the counties of
Derry and Tyrone will be placed under the Peace
Preservation act,


Jno. Jaunceye
'I homas Seymour
1 ichard Matholin
Jer. Burrows
Thomas Gibbs
Will Reece
Peter Prudden
William Pitt
Edward Johnson
William Melborne
Richd. Penniston
Lawrence Dill
David Whitney
Joseph Stowe
Anthony White
Thos. Smyth


But the probable consequences of a rupture are
not to be estimated by the number of troops on
each side, as information from Macedonia shows
that a Bulgarian rising may be easily produced
there, which would cause a dangerous movement
in Eastern Roumelia and Bulgaria." The Political
Correspondence, of Vienna, states that the Sultan
has disapproved the plans of Safvet Pacha, Minis-
ter of Foreign Affairs, for the settlement of the
Greek frontier question. In these circumstances
M. Brailas, the second Greek Plenipotentiary, who
has long been waiting fruitlessly at Constantinople
for the opening of negotiations, has asked permis-
sion of his government to return home.

COUNT ANDRASSY'S RETIREMENT.
His Resignation Considered an Accomplished Fact.
LONDON, Aug. 13. -A dispatch from Vienna says :
"Although a short time must elapse before Count
Andrassy, the Austro-Hungarian Premier, relin-
quishes his office, his resignation may be considered
as an accomplished fact, and there is very little doubt
as to its being accepted by the Emperor. There is
extreme difficulty in finding a successor to Count
Andrassy. Upon the choice of his successor will de-
pend whether the Hungarians will continue their
loyal devotion to the dynasty. Russia is the only
power likely to be satisfied with the change."
LOxDON, Aug. 14.-A dispatch from Paris says :
Le Temps announces that Count Andrassy will re-
turn to Vienna on the 20th inst., to wind up his
affairs, after which he will quit the Ministry."

Charles E. Goissell, the civil engineer, who went
to France before the issue of the warrant of the
Speaker of the House of Commons for his arrest,
with J. S. Ward, solicitor, for a breach of privilege
of the House, in offering to control by bribery the
decis' on of the Private Bills Committee relative to
a bridge, has returned to England and surrendered
himself to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the House. Mr.
Ward, who was under arrest, obtained his own re-
lease on a plea of ill-health.


Henry Harvey
Thos. Wainwright
W. Greene
Nathaniel Butterfield
Nehemiah Tatum
Robert Tines
Thos. Outerbridge
Saml. Trott
Michael Burrows
Boaz Sharpe
Thos. Stowe
Arthur Jones
Will. Williams
Richd. Gilbert
Cornelius Hinson.


Sate from the United States, Eu-
rope, &c.
The Mail Steamer Bermuda, Captain Mitchell,
arrived at her wharf, in this Town, at seven o'clock
yesterday morning. She left New York at 5-30 on
Thursday and came to anchor in the channel op-
posite Mount Langton at sunset on Sunday even-
ing.
We are to Captain Mitchell and Mr. Purser Du-
pont for files of New York papers of the 14th inst.
Stock Delaware and Hudson Canal 48.
The London News states that at a Grand Ban-
quet given by the Lord Mayor, the Earl of Bea-
consfield delivered an address in defence of the
Government's Foreign Policy, which was received
with enthusiastic applause.
Intelligence has been received irom the Arctic
exploring expedition under professor Norderskjold,
announcing that they effected the North East pas-
sage through Behrings' Straits.
London despatches state that Mr. Brand, the
Speaker of the House of Commons, will resign at
the close of the session and will be succeeded by
Sir M. Ridley.
A despatch from Cairo reports that the King of
Southern Abyssinia has abolished the slave trade
in his dominions.

THE ZULU WAR.-The Times, in a leading edi-
torial article, summarizing a series of letters from
South Africa, extending over a fortnight after the
battle of Ulundi, says :-" Our hopes that the war
was virtually ended are rather increased than dim-
inished by the latest dates. Concurrent reports
from fugitives and chiefs who have surrendered go
to show that King Cetywayo had determined to
stake all on that battle. He bad been pursaua-
ded that his troops on previous occasions had been
defeated only through bad leadership."
The Subjection and Fate of Zululand-The King a
Fugitive--Threatened Famine-Impending Trou-
ble in the Transvaal.
LONDON, August 4.-A dispatch to the Times
from Port Durnford, dated July 13, says: King
Cetywayo, when leaving the battle field of Ulundi,
told his chiefs to look to their own safety and to
seek terms of peace as best they could. His army
is broken up, the nation is dispersed and the king
is a fugitive. Zululand will probably be divided
into three or four separate principalities, each under
the rule of an independent noble.
CAPP TOWN, July 15.-Lord Chelmsford has
resigned and is returning to Durban.
A despatch to the Daily Telegraph from Cape
Town says: Chief Morosi has submitted. The
present trouble with the Basutos, therefore, is set-
tled, but much discontent still exists.
It is feared that there will be a severe famine
next year in Zululand, as it is now seed time and
no land is being sown, while much seed has been
d stroyed and many cattle have been seized.
Rumors are rife of impending troubles in the
Transvaal. It is feared that if the Colonial Ministers
take energetic measures with regard to that prov-
ince an immediate disturbance will ensue.
The special dispatches of correspondents in South
Africa agree that the capture of Cetywayo is all-
important, because as long as he is free he will re-
main the centre of conspiracy and mischief. Gen-
eral Wolseley, however, has no intention of pursu-
ing him with British troops, as the nature of the
country renders such a course impracticable. His
policy rather is to stir up the neighboring tribes a-
gainst the King. Agents have been sent to the
Swazies and Anatongas with this object in view,
and 5,000 cattle have been offered to Oham if he
will capture his brother, the King. One telegram
even says that a price has been set upon Cetywayo's
head, but this seems an exaggeration.
General Wolseley, in an address to a number of
chiefs on July 12, informed them he had no desire
to take any of their territory, but that Cetywayo
was a fugitive and could never more be King.
Gen. Wolseley had summoned all the native chiefs
to meet him at Emagwene, about nine miles north
of the Umlatoosi River, on July 19 to hear his final
words of settlement. A flying column started for
Emangwene on July 14 to prepare for the meeting.

RUSSIA AND CENTRAL AsIA.-Tidings of the
Russian expedition to Merv have been received at
St. Petersburg, and it is believed in well informed
circles that Russia has succeeded in establishing
an alliance with Persia. The hardships of the
expedition were great. It suffered from heat, from
poverty of escort and from lack of water and sup-
plies. Its success has caused lively satisfaction.
The Daily News' St. Petersburg correspondent re-
ports that the Turcomans are retiring on Merv and
the Northern Desert. They have sent several
thousand sheep to Khiva to exchange for corn for
the coming campaign. It is reported that an Eng-
lish merchant has sold to the Tekke-Turcomans
1,800 Martini rifles. The Vedonostiof St. Peters-
burg states that the Councillor Daniloff has been
directed by the Government to report upon the best
means of connecting the Caspian and Black seas by
canal.
THE GREEK BOUNDARY QUESTION.-A despatch
to the Times from Constantinople says :-" Accord-
ing to information from a trustworthy source
there are now in Thessaly, Epirus and Macedonia
90,000 Turkish troops, exclusive of artillery and
cavalry. These, together with the forces at Adria-
nople and Constantinople and in Albania, make an
army of 160,000 men in European Turkey, which
unore than would be required to deal with Greece
rthe event of war.


CAusING Loss or LIFE AND GREAT DESTRUCTION OF
PROPERTY
passed over a district called Buctouche, New
Brunswick, on the l0th inst.
Some thick clouds plowed the sky, and two espe-
cially, enormously large and black, approached
each other from opposite directions and came into
collision at Rich Cove, about two miles from St.
Mary's Church.SAThe shock was terrible, forming a
waterspout conical in shape and frightful in size.
The cyclone, moving toward the east, traversed
several small woods, uprooting and raising every-
thing in the course of its passage for a width of two
acres. Three farm houses with barns and stocks
were scattered about the fields. After describing a
circle towards the north, the waterspout fell upon
a barn and completely demolished it. The zig-zag
course saved St. Mary's Church, the Presbyterian
Church and their dependencies, which thus by
good fortune escaped otherwise certain destruction.
Advancing towards the east in a zig-zag fashion
the waterspout in the twinkling of an eye reached
Buctouche church, where it wrought its last des-
truction on the side of the frith and then lost itself
in the sea. On the river the waterspout lifted two
arches from the top of the big bridge to the south
of the channel and launched them a hundred paces
below. The covering of the mill on the south side
and partly on the North side was carried off, and
the crown was injured. Returning to the river
the cyclone moved back to strike the convent, the
church and presbitery, and it is here especially that
the ruins are enormous and the destruction indes.
cribable. The convent was considerably damaged,
the church steeple was raised on one side many feet
and the church itself was otherwise considerably
damaged, outside and in. The Presbytery is a mere
mass of ruins. The violence of the cyclone was
tremendous. Houses were raised thirty feet and
dashed to pieces. At St. Mary's Church trunks of
trees, poles, pieces of wood, &c., traversed the air
with the rapidity of lightning. A large heavy hay
cart that had been left near a barn at St. Mary's,
was transported a quarter of a mile, and a carriage
was smashed to atoms. Ricks of hay, containing
nearly twenty tons, nearly disappeared before the
tornado. One of the gallery benches of "the Buc-
touche Church was carried through a window into
the Presbytery.
There were 4 persons killed and 15 wounded,
some of which are not expected to survive-up-
wards of 80 houses were destroyed. The loss of
property amounted to over $100,000.

DEATH FROM MOSQUITO BITEs.-The Washington
Star says: A report from Deal's Islands says that a
child died there one day last week from the effects of
mosquito bites. The mother left it asleep and on re-
turning found it literally covered with the insects.
Its death followed immediately. Smoke has to be
kept about stables there, to prevent horses and cattle
being driven frantic,


The Krupp Cannon Experiments igifiiant
suls.-LoNDON, Antust. 12.-The experiments
the Krupp cannon at Essen have had most import,
results, which if maintained may show that
whole English ordnance system requires reflo
The Krupp cannon have proved equal in penptrati
to Woolwich guns of twice their weight. In o
case, at a range of 2,700 yards, the horizontal de
ation of the shot was only two feet and ten inch
and the vertical deviation nine and a half inches.
Limitation of the Liability of Bank Shareholders.
LONDON, August 12.-In the House of Commo
to-night, the bill enabling unlimited liability ban
to become limited and allowing banks to incre
their nominal capital by increasing the nomin
value of their shares passed through the commit
The New French Cable.-LIVERPOOL, August 12.
A dispatch to the Post from London says that up
yesterday, the 11th inst., the steamer Faraday b
laid successfully over a thousand miles of the ne
French cable.
The Belfast Riot.-LONDON, August 12.-Twent'
two persons, injured in the riot at Belfast last nigh
growing out of a Catholic procession, hal the
wounds dressed at the Royal Hospital in that cit
In consequence of the protest of England an
France against the return of the ex-Khedive 1
Egypt he has relinquished his Intention of goin
back.
Donald Mackenzie has arrived from Cape Jub'
west coast of Africa, bearing a letter from the rul
of that part of the country to Lord Salisbur;
offering to open commercial relations with En
land.
THE INTERNATIONAL LAW CONFERENCE.-In th
International Law Conference yesterday, in di
cussing the resolution of Herr Marcus, of Breme
for intrusting to mixed tribunals criminal juri.
diction to adjudicate on collisions at sea between
merchantmen of different nationalities, Mr. E. (
Benedict, of the United States, said that an intet
national criminal law was impossible. The reso
lution was finally referred to a committee.
RACING IN ENGLAND.-RUNNYMEDE PLATE, AU
gust 3.-First Choice made play until within fift
yards from home, when he lost his place, an
Saratoga, after a struggle with Merle, won
good race by a head. There was a distance
of half a length between the second and third
The winner sold for 190 guineas.
LONDON, August 11.-More damage to the crop
in Lancashire and Cheshire has been caused by th
overflow of the River Mersey. The disaster in
volved some loss of life.
Popular Distress in Brazil-Starving Thousands i
Revolt.-LONDON, August 11.-A Rio Janeiro dis
patch by the way of Lisbon says : A telegram
from Para, Brazil, dated on the 21st of July, state
that 14,000 distressed inhabitants of Para had re
voted in consequence of the stoppage of supplies
for their relief. There was much alarm in Para
As it was feared the town might be sacked, th
militia bad been called out."
Cholera in Afghanistan.-CALCUTTA. August 11.-
Up to the 6th of August there had been seventy
five cases of cholera among the Europeans at Can
dahar, of which number sixty cases were fatal.
The Russian Ambassador at Constantinople has
supported the representations of the Prince of Bul
garia in reference to incursions of Turkish troops
into Bulgaria. The Porte has promised to inquire
into the matter.
The Serajevo Fire Extinguished.-SERAJEVO, Aug
9.-The fire which broke out in this city yesterday;
was extinguished at 8 o'clock this morning, after
tremendous exertions by the men of the garrison
Help is urgently required for the homeless, who art
now estimated to number 20,000 persons. Three
soldiers of the garrison were killed. Some of th(
newspapers declare that the fire was caused by
Mohammedan fanatic.
The News's Serajevo dispatch reports that the fir
destroyed 288 house", 358 shops, and 48 warehouses
The loss to private property is estimated at on<
million florins. There are no insurances. Owing
to the scarcity of provisions the prices, already high1
have been increased. The fire was caused by an
accident, which occurred while the excise officers
were sealing casks in a spirit warehouse.
An American Man-of. War in the Black Sea.--
CONSTANTINOPLE, August 9.-The frigate Wyoming,
with the American Minister to Turkey on board,
will cruise in the Black Sea. This is the first time
an American man-of-war has entered the Black
Sea.


A CYCLONE







BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


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From the West Indi s nrd Dcmerera.
The Royal Mail Steamer Beta, Captain Shaw,
from St. Thomas, arrived at Murray's Anchorage
on Sunday morning last, with the Quarantine Flag
flying. We understand that His Excellency the
Governor having vested with the Health Officer,
discretionary power in reference to the Beta, that
Officer, after satisfying himself that there was no
infectious disease on board, permitted the passen-
gers to land, and, after undergoing some disinfec-
ting process, to go to their homes.

VICE REGAL VISIT TO NEW BRUNSWICK, TO P. E.
ISLAND, &c.-The Marquis of Lorne and the Princess
Louise met with an enthusiastic reception at Moncton,
N.B., on the 8th instant, and at St. John on the
same day-highly complimentary addresses were pre-
sented-that at Moncton in French. The enthusiasm
over the presence of the distinguished visitors lasted
two days. On the 9th the Governor General and the
Princess Louise visited Fredericton. The Vice Re-
gal Party would visit Pictou before proceeding to
Prince Edward's Island. The preparations to receive
the Marquis and the Princess were on the 13th rapid-
ly approaching completion. Six handsome arches
had been erection in different parts of the City. H.
M. Ships Bellerophon, (the admiral's ship), Tourma-
line, and Griffon will be at Charlottetown during the
visit of the distinguished guests.
YELLOW FEVER AT MEMPHIS AND NEIGHBOUR-
HOOD.-Forty-five new cases of yellow fever was re-
ported at Memphis on the 13th instant. Dr. J. D.
White one of the number. 13 deaths, of which 10
were white and 3 colored.
CHICAGO.-The number of cases of yellow fever
to August 9 was 330, of this number 90 died.
NEW ORLEANS, August 9.-There has been no
death here from yellow fever for the past 10 days
and no person has been taken sick of fever within
that period. The city is enjoying the highest pos-
sible health.
LOUISVILLE, August 11.-A case of yellow fever
was reported to the Health Officer, and the victim
a young Doctor named Edward Mormon, was im-
mediately taken to the yellow fever hospital.
HAVANA, August 9.-The commission appointed
by the National Board of Health in the United
States to investigate the causes of various stages o f
yellow fever at Cuba, had arrived and was prosecu-
ting its onerous duties with great activity, and the
Spanish Government, desirous of helping the Uni-
ted States government in an investigation of such
vital interest to Cuba, has appointed another com-
mission, consisting of five ordinary physicians, one
marine and two military physicians, to take charge
of the same subject and co-operate with the United
States Commissioners.
Yellow fever has re-appeared at Port-au-Prince
-the United States Minister had refused to issue
clean bills of health.
QUAJRANTINE AT NEW YORK.-The Herald of the
14th says:-" Our Harbor Quarantine continues to
wear a healthful aspect. Infected vessels are very
carefully scrutinized."
THE PANAMA SHIP CANAL
Mr. Leeseps Scheme Declared Impracticable.
PHILADELPHIA, August 13, 1879.-John C.
Troutwine, the well known civil engineer, of this
city, who was chief engineer for the construction
of the Panama Railroad, was interviewed to-night
in regard to M. Lessep's project for a ship canal
across the Isthmus of Panama. He says that
when M. Lesseps proposes to build a canal, without
locks, by the Panama route, he has no conception
of the expense or difficulties, he believes that the
subject will be agitated for a few months and will
then drop again for years. Mr. Troutwine prefers
the San Blas route, which is thirty-three miles
from ocean to ocean. The estimated cost of the
canal by the latter route he fixes at $250,000,000.
He says that Lieutenant Wyse, who made the sur-
vey for M. Lesseps, will be in this country shortly.
Governor Musgrove of Jamaica is in New York
on his way to England. He is of opinion that Ja-
maica is going surely but slowly ahead and that
every succeeding year must show some advance-
ment.
Captain Webb swam from Sandy Hook to Man-
hattan Beach, a distance of fifteen miles, in five
hours, or three miles an hour. Captain Webb was
quite fresh on landing.
It is said that Captain Carey's Court Martial has
been set aside in consequence of informality.
APPOINTMENT.-Staff Surgeon A. M. Power to the
Terror, additional, for Bermuda Yard.

g A Supplement of Three Co-
lumns accompanies this issue of the
Royal Gazette." It contains the
Proceedings of the Honorable Legislative
Council of 15th instant, and of the Honorable
House of Assembly on 15th and 18th instant,
and other matter.

MARRIED, at St. Ann's Church, Southampton,
on Tuesday, 12th instant, by the Rev. Bruce Mc-
Kay, assisted by the Rev. J. B. L. Lough, Rector
of Pagets and Warwick, MB. JAMES A. WILLIAMS
to OCTAVA, only daughter of Josephus Perenchief,
Esqr. U
*1-


DIED, in this Town last evening, after a long
illness, MR. JAMES RICHARDSON, aged 76 years and
8 months.
tg The relatives and friends of the deceased are
respectfully invited to attend his funeral from his
late residence to-day at 3 o'clock.
.. 4,.., in Pembroke Parish, on the 13th inst.,
SUSAN ALLEN, second daughter of Mrs. Ann Smith,
aged 21 years and 2 months; leaving mother, sis-
ters, brothers, and a large cirle of friends to mourn
their loss.
......, in Pagets Parish, on the 14th instant,
MARY SusAN, youngest daughter of Alfred Ingham,
aged 17 months.


Notice.
ELLIOTT SCHOOL-ROOM DE-
VONSHIRE.
THE SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS of
- the abovenamed, intend (D.V.,) to hold a

Public Tea Meeting,

On the 28th Inst.
The proceeds of which are to be appropriated
to Improving their Library.
Those in favour of a good cause are particularly
requested to attend.
Prices of Admission Adults 1/6. Children
half price.
Tickets to bd had at the Door.-To Commence
at 4 o'clock p. in.
The Mozart Band will be in attendance.
August 19th, 1879.-1 pd
(O Please, Respectfully, Patronize us,


~ot] ce.


T H
HULL
SAILS


E SALE OF THE
,MATERIALS,
, RIGGING, SPARS, &c.,
nf -0- n- r-1 : -


UO the uerenct lrigr.

L'Avvenire,"
Will take place at St. George's

, THIS DAY,
At 11 o'clock, a.m.,
The following Articles will be sold with the
Hull,j viz.:
I 13RASS WHEEL and Steering Gear
1 MAINMAST
Wire Main RIGGING Main BOOM
GAFF BLOCKS FALLS, &c.
Main-topmast RIGGING BOWSPRIT
Fly-wheel PUMPS Spare Boxes
1 Iron Water TANK, to contain about 2,000
Galls.
WINDLASS Anchor STOPPERS
Shank PAINTERS, &c.
2 Bower ANCHORS with Chain and Cables
RUDDER 4 Double Purchase BLOCKS
TRUSS for Foreyard
Boat DAVITS and BLOCKS
Main WINCH 8 HANDSPIKES
I Dozen Chain Hooks 1 Pair Side Lights
1 Fog Horn 1 Log Line 1 Lead Line
I Lead 1 Upper TOPSAIL
1 Lower Fore-topmast STAYSAIL
1 MAINSAIL Lower TOPSAIL
1 FORESAIL 1 Main STAYSAIL
3 JIBS 1 Medicine CHEST
2 Globe LAMPS.
J. H. TROTT,
Marshal Court Vice .1 ,,u 'a U.
August 19th, 1879.

Furniture Sale,


The


On Queen Street, Hamilton.

Undersigned have R(
Instructions
To Sell,


received


AT PUBLIC AUCTION,
To-morrow, Wedntsda y,
The 20th Instant, At 12 o'clock, M.
At the Residence of
Dr. Inglis Louslh,
Par-le-Ville.
THE WHOLE OF HIS
HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE,
&c., &c., &.
In part as follows:-
1 IWELL Acclimatized PIANO,
Especially Bolted for the Climate,
by G. F. Boucher.
1 Music STOOL
A Lot of Handsome TABLES, Marble Top,
Walnut, Card, Side, Round, Centre, &c.
1 Handsome Mahogany Work TABLE, La-
dies
1 Oak Extension Dining TABLE
1 Large Mahogany Dining TABLE
COUCHES WASHSTAND LAMPS
Chests of DRAWERS Looking GLASSES
Dining, Cane Seat, Rockingand other CHAIRS
1 Book CASE Children's CHAIRS
Iron and French BEDSTEADS
Feather BEDS MATTRESSES
BOLSTERS PILLOWS BEDDING
Children's BEDSTEADS and BEDDING
CRIBS Toilet SETS
1 Large Cedar CHEST Book RACKS
1 Spanish Cedar CHEST
SIDEBOARDS WARDROBES
2 Cruet STANDS, with Silver Tops
Cut Glass and other GLASSWARE
PLATEDWARE
CANDLESTICKS, with Shades
Branch CANDLESTICKS, with Shades
Dinner and Tea SETS and other CROCKERY
An Excellent Cooking STOVE
A Lot of Cooking UTENSILS
1 Child's CARRIAGE
And a great many other Articles that will
appear at the Sale.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers.
Hamilton, Aug. 19th, 1879.

For Sale,


BARRELS S. F. FLOUR, quality
S reliable
Vacuum Pan SUGAR, white and Yellow,
Muscovado SUGAR, of very best quality,
Bags of COFFEE.


very


TROTT & COX.
Hamilton, Bermuda,
19th August, 1879.-2 3p.
Colonist Ditto.
CALL and See at 46 and 47 Front Street, the
Gold Leaf TOBACCO and CIGARS '.
A. GRANTHAM is selling so very cheap.


Wanted,
By the End of the Month.

N 1N 'N.
To attend on two little Girls, (youngest 5 years
old,) and make herself useful.-Must be a
good Needlewoman.
Apply MRS. HOLT, COMMISSIONER'S HOUSE,


Irelan&Il,


Cook Wanted,
1J a Family Residing near the Town of
l amilton.
Apply at the Royal Gazette" Office.
Aug. 19th, 1879.

LOST,
In this Town, on Sunday evening last,
A (Gold uff IIUTiTON.
The Finder on leaving the same at the Royal
Gazette" Office will be suitably rewarded.
Hamilton, August 19, 1!79.-1 pd


BY Public Auction, New York ail teamer.


UNDER TUE 111G SHED,

On Thursday next,
21st inst., At 12 o'clock, M.,
50 NEW HAMS
.. 10 Kegs New Family BUTTER
10 Tubs New Family BUTTER
25 10-lbs. and 25 5-lbs. New Family BUTTER
10 Bls. New York Early Rose POTATOES
5 Bls. Orange Pippin APPLES
The above now landing ex Bermuda"
25 Tins Old Crop BUTTER, 01 lbs. each
5 Bls. MACKEREL
5 Boxes Family SOAP
25 Reams Wrapping PAPER
5 Boxes TOBACCO, Black, h--lb. Sticks
5 Do. DO., Goldleaf, 17 lbs. each
10 Bls. S. F. and Bakers' FLOUR
1 Meat SAFE 1 Parlour STOVE
100 Bundles Long LATHS
5000 Tomato ENDS
One Black


Quiet to drive or ride
1 Gent's Riding SADDLE and BRIDLE
2000 Feet Pitch Pine SCANTLING
4 x 5 and other sizes
S3000 to 5000 feet P. P. Flooring BOARDS
1 Box CART, nearly new
1 DRAY, but little used
1 Cart HARNESS
1 Carriage HARNESS
1 BEDSTEAD
1 Set Photographic GEAR
1 New Bermuda built Cedar BOAT,
Copper-fastened, 12 feet long, 4 x 8 wide,
1 deep
A lot of Goods from Retail Store.
ALSO,
Now Receiving ex Bermuda,"
3 Large Cases Confec-
tionery-containing:
60 Boxes Extra Mixed
4 Boxes Sour Balls
10 Boxes Skeleton Jap
20 Boxes Gum Drops
13 Boxes Stick and Cream
The above Confectionery has been shipped
contrary to order, and will positively be sold
to the highest bidder for account of whom it
may concern.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers.
Hamilton, August 18, 1879.
JUST Received per Str. Bermuda," a fresh
supply of CIGARETTES & TOBACCO.
11. A. GRANTHAM, 46 & 47 Front Street,
IHamiton ; Sign of the Big Cigar."


JUTU1MJI 1S79.

PER BERMUDA,


GAR DENSEEDS
Consisting of
T OMATO TURNIP BEET
CARROT LETTUCE
And other SEEDS
Fancy BISCUITS in llb. Tins.


ALSO
A Choice Lot of SEGARS, TOBACCOS, &c.

Onion SEED-on its way.
C. H. ROBINSON,
45 Front Street.
Hamilton, 19th August, 1879.-1 pd.

Caution.
HE UNDERSIGNED hereby gives notice
That he will not be Responsible for any
DEBTS Contracted in his Name, by any one
after this date, without a written order.
JAMlES RY.
Hlamilton, August 19th, 1879.-3

Notice.
TilE Southampton and S. Champion Cricket
Club are prepared to receive a CHALL-
ENGE from any Cricket Club in these Islands
up to the 2nd Proximo: to compete for any
Reasonable Amount and the Championship of
Bermuda. Communications addressed to the
Secretary of the S. & S. C. C. C. will receive
immediate attention.
West Southampton,
18th August, 1879.-1 pd.


Cheap Reading.

A Supply of the
Franklin Square Library EDI-
TIONS,
Just Received from New York, by the
"Bermuda."
At the Royal Gazette" Stationery Store.
Hamilton, August 19th, 1879.
" Come in out of the wet" (or
rather the heat this time of the year) as the
Shark said to the Boy when he swallowed
him.
The Subscriber,
Has on hand, is always Receiv-
ing and has just Received,

A Choice Assortment of Ladies', Gents,
Youths' and Children's

r Boots & Shoes,


which he will Sell (for Cash only) at lower
prices than any other person in the Is-
land.
Call and see Call and see Call and see !! !
No's. 46 and 47 Front Street,
Hamilton, Bermuda.
A. GRANTHAM.


August 18, 1879,-3 ins,


S-. The Steamer

>BERMUDA
MITC HELL, Master.
WILL LEAVE HENCE
FOR AE W YORK,
At 1 P.M.

ON THURSDAY,
The 21st Instant.
To leave thence for return on 28th
instant.
Freight, will be received until 6 p.m., Wed-
nesday, August 20th, and Bills of Lading for the
same will be signed until 7 p.m. the same date.
Specie will be received as usual until 6 p.m.
20th.
ABOUT PARCELS we have to give Special Notice
as follows : The U. S. Custom House will take
possession of all Parcels and put them in a U. S.
Ware House: those which they consider liable
to Duty, will have to be entered, in due form ;
those not liable, will be delivered to the holder
of the Receipt, and a fee of thirty Cents will be
collected by the Custom House Officer.
Parcels must be addressed to an Agent in New
York City.
The Passenger Stage will be removed at
12-30 p.m., on 21st instant.
Warehouse will be cleared on Monday, Aug.
25th, at 5 p.m.
TR OTT 4. COX,
Agents
Ilamilton, Bermuda, 19ih Aug., 1879.
Colonist copy.

Notice.
L4 L Persons having CLAIM.-; against th.e
Estate of MRIS. FRANCES TELFOI .
Deceased, late Proprietress of the Set View"
Hotel, in this Town, are requested to forward
same to the Undersigned,
On or before the 26th Instant.
And all Persons INDEB PED to the said Estate
are required to make payment by the same date.
THOSE. J. BUTTERFIELD,
JOSEPH H. THOMAS,
Executors.
Hlamilton, August II,. 1879.-2 3p.


T7HOS. J. WADS OA,
23 Front Street,


At Low Rates for CASH,
BLS. Family FLOUR
Ditto Brandywine ME I\L
Bags CORN BRAN and OATS
Barrels Cut Loaf SUGA RA
Ditto Coffee DITTO
Ditto Muscovado DITTO
Ditto Green GINGER
Ditto Pilot BR EAD)
Ditto Table POTATOES
Ditto TURNIPS
Bags RICE Drums FIS11
Boxes SOAPS, Blue, Mottled and other kinds
Ditto STARCH
Ditto Adamantine CANDLES
Superior Yellow Goshen BUTTER, Kegs
50 lbs. ea. Tins 5 !bs. & 10 lbs. each
Prime Leaf LARD) in Tins 5 lbs. & 25 lbs. ea.
Boxes CHEESE
Sugar CRACKERS Soda BISCUITS
Ginger Snaps, Nic-Nac and Congress BIS-
CUITS, all in Tins 10 lbs. to 12 lbs. each.
Cnnaed GOODS, Viz:
[lam SAUSAGE OYSTE I S
SALMON Roast BEEF
Corned BEEF PEACHES A APPLES
Condensed M I LK Gold Leaf TOBACCO
Black TOBACCO VWrapping PAPER
MATCHES TUvlBLER,.S
Jam PLATES CANDIES, 24 lb. boxes
Hamilton, Aug. 18th, 1879.-2 3p.

Corner of Reid and
QSween Streets.


r HE Undersigned hasj ust receiv-
ed the following Goods by the Bermuda"
from New. York, Viz.:-
BROWN and White COTTONS,
Diito Ditto StUEETING
PR INTS, bTOWELP, IHANDKERCHI EFS,
CORSETS
Ladies' White and Colored IHOSIERY,
Gent's White and Colored ilOSIERY
Toilet COMBS,
Ladies' and Children's Back COMB'S
&c., &c., &c.
ERIdSTUS B. JOANES.
Hamilton, August 19th, 1879.

CLOSING OF

Boot & Shoe Store.
ss- M

WILL SELL IlIS

i 1 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 21, 1879.

FOR SCOURIA G, CLEANING
and Polishing Purposes
USE TROXELL'S
Pride of the kitchen, '


Ask your Grocer for it.
May 27, 1879,-B 3m.


B. B. Y. Club.

VT is Prop ;se I that the face fr f the R.. B. C. C
I CHALLENGE CUP tke place on

Thursday 4th September.
That there be an additional Race over the same
Course called the Ilamilton Purse' Funhds for
which to be collected by Subscription and to be
divided into 1st and 2nd Prize, 4 and i of the
amount respectively.
This Race to be open to all comers and Sail-
ed according to the R. B. Y. C. Rules.
No Boat to be allowed to Enter for this
Race unless the Owner is a Subscriber of at
least 20/ to the Fund.
All Boats to be Entered with Tonnage and
Flag, on or before SATURDAY, 30th August,
at the R. B. Y. Club, or the Store of H. R.
HUNT, Esqr.
BROWNLOW T. GRAY,
See. to Sailing Committee.
August 19th, 1879.

The Members of
THE BAILEY'S BAY, AM.A
7T EUR DRAMATIC COMPANY Cor-
dially invite their numerous circle of Friends
and the Public in General to
An Entertainment,
To be held at the LYCEUM,


August 28th,
Where there will be found a small Collection of
Choice Fancy ARTICLES and a varied and
abundant Supply of REFRESHMENTS, ICE
CREAMS, FRUITS, &c.
Doors will be open at 5 p.m. and a ThEA-
TRICAL PERFORMANCE will take place
at 8,30 to 9-30.
By kind Permission of Major Hereford and
Officers'of the XIX'TH (P.W.O.) Regiment
a portion of their fine Band will be in attendance.
Admission 6d. Tickets for Performance 1/.
Proceeds to be appropriated towards the
Completion of the Building.
August 19, 1879.

THE FINEST BUTTER I
TH E WORLD.
GOLD MEDAL PARIS UNIVERSAL EX-
HIBITION 1878.
The Pled Star Brand

BUTTER,
Specially prepared for Hot Climates in hermeti-
cally closed tins of all sizes, in small kegs and
in firkins. The exports of this celebrated Brand
now exceeds 18,000,000 lbs.
T..J CLANCHY, Munster Dairies, Depot,
Cork, Ireland. 26




0. H. DUERDEN has received instructions
that his SEED will be 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,
And


July 21, 1879.-3 alt. w


R. H. DUERDEN,
Hamilton.


Thet 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-
ors that curing his short absence his Son will at-
tend promptly to all Orders sent to his Fstab-
lishment.
J. E. EVANS,
Painter, &c., &c., 14 Queen Street,
June 26th, 1879 -3 3p-tf Hamilton.
LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTERS IN THE
Post Office, Hamilton, 18th August, 1879.
Augusta Anderja, Jos Adams, Wm Bradley, Mrs
Robert Browrp, Ainer Been, Joao de Bettencourt,
Gus Brown, B J Bengston, Brig "Czarowitz," Jen-
nie Cox, John Cox, Jos Dill, Margaret Darrell, Wm
Doling, A Davidson, J Deavies, N N Darrell, Lt.J
Davis, C S Davis, Augusta Emanualson, F Fris-
well, Geo Gomez, Marchall E H Gilbert, James
Grant, James, Hurst, N Harrison, Horatio R Ham-
ilton, F W Hawhins, Alex Jones, Brown Jones,
Capt Hughes Linda, Mrs Lightbourn, Mary L Le-
cada, Elizabeth Miles, Mrs Mansfield, Rose Murray,
Mrs Mahon, Capt May, A L Patterson, Edgar L
Parker, Miss J Richardson, C Robinson, J H Rob-
inson, James A Raynor, Wm Rowling, Alex W
Swan, Solomon J Simmons, Capt W C saunders,
B J Stovel, Rosalind S Searls, Allen W C Steele,
Thos J Smith (Consignee), Capt J Spottiswoode, 0
E Smith, Richard A Stovel, Mrs Searls, Rosa Sim-
mons, Laura Simons, C Tallbert, Mrs True, Thos
Tier, Catherine Talbert, Thos E Trott, Lillian Ann
Susan Tucker, Henry Trott, Mrs F Tucker, James
Turner & Co, Sophie Tucker, Teressa Webb, Prof
Henry A Ward, Mrs Wilson at Mrs Stollards, Nan-
cy Wilson, Chas Williams, Eliza D Young, F G
Young.
MAILS FOR ENGLAND, United States, Do-
minion of Canada, and Newfoundland per Steamer
"Bermuda," close at the Post Office, Hamilton, on
THURSDAY NEXT, at 11 A.M. Correspond-
ence received in the Forenoon Mails will be in time.
Late Letters can be posted up to half-past twelve on
payment of J uble postage.
SA. G. BUTTERFIELD,
Acting Colonial Postmaster.
UNCLAIMED LETrERS IN THE POST OF-
FICE ST. GEORGE'S, August 18th, 1879.
John J Athery, Samuel Bassett, George Beck,
David Deal, H C Dawson, Mrs Louisa Frith (St.
David's), Mrs Fannie E Smith, Perient Trott
(Smith's Island,) John D Simons.






BERIMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


UNITED) STATES.
WASHINGTON, Aug'. 1.--Iu anticipation of early
re-opening of North American fishery question,
Mr. Evam-s will request that an American naval
vessel be sent to; cruise on the inshore fishing
rounds of the Dominion. Information of recent
date is already obtained to, i-mon:4trrti the extra-
vagance of the award of,the lHalifax tribunal. The
object if thp premance of an American vessel is to
urcr lthe laitet ,'allioriaitive information respe t-
ing these fisheries as the basis of future negoti-
ations with Great Britair.. The position taken ,by
Mr. Evarts in his correspondence on the award,
and in connection with the payment of the $5,500,-
000, was endorsed by the Senate in December last,
and a resolution then passed which recommended
the abrogatiLo of the fishery clauses of the Treaty
of Washington.
':. BUTCHERING THE INDIANS.
Sitting' Bull's Brother Killed by United States
Tro ops.
A Bismarck special says:-Sitting Bull's brother
and a Chief named young Assinboine, were both
killed in a fight' with General Miles. General
Miles will locate his camp for the present near the
mouth of Frenchman's Creek, and no fighting is
expected unless the Indians attack. The seven
lodges of half. breeds-engaged in the hardware
business, and captured by Gen. Miles, will be
brought from Fort Reck to Fort Bu!ord, and an
eye kept upon their movements. Large bands of
roaming hostile are still on this side of the line.

HAYTI.-HAVANA, Aug. 1.-Recent Haytien
advices intimate that a disastrous civil war is
about to commence in Hayti. There are numer-
ous pretenders to the Presidency and every body
is under arms. The whole north is in the hands
ot the revolutionists, who are marching en masse
on Port-au-Prince. On July 18 Cape Haytien
was in the hands of the revolutionists, and the
commander of the Government troops had taken
refuge, in the consulate of the United States. The
insurgents had captured the Haytien coasting
steamer Raynaud, with a cargo of arms and $6,000
specie.

The reported intention of Russia to have a navy-
yard constructed at Sebastopol by American capital-
ists, if authentic, is the natural sequel of the cancel-
ing of the Paris Treaty in 1870 and the annexation of
Batoum in 1878. In any case, the rehabilitation of
Sebastopol as a naval port is a foregone conclusion.
Nearer to the Bosphorus than any other Russian
port, never closed by ice at any season, and now con-
nected with the interior of Russia by the Simferopol-
Lazovo Railway, it is the natural key of the Black
Sea, as the failure of the attempt made nine years ago
to supersede ,it .by fortifying and improving Kertch
sufficiently shows. The great harbor, 14 miles in
length, deep enough throughout to float a linc-of-bat-
tle ship, almost screened from the fire of a hostile
squadron by its narrow mouth and its encircling hills,
and with a smaller harbor, known as the Man-of-
War Haven," jutting out from it to nearly half its
length, has no match elsewhere in Russia; and the
crnstruction of the projected navy-yard and its cruis-
ers would make the Czar as powerful in the Black
Sea as before 1855. p
,HOW NAPOLEON I WAS BURIED.
(Fromi an old Newspaper.)
On Sunday the 6th May, 1821, I was sent for,
while attending divine service, to make a tin coffin
for General Napoleon Bonaparte. 'On Monday the
7th, I was ordered to attend at ,Lnnfwood House for
the purpose of soldering up the budy ot General Bo-
naparte in the tin coffin, which was performed in the
following manner, in presence of Generals Bertrand
and Moutholoi, Madam Bertrand, the French chap-
lain, the French surgeon, Mr. A. -)arliig, Dr. Rashop,
H. M. domestics, and Samuel Ley, private in the
20th regiment. The body of the late General Na-
poleon uonaparte, in full dress, was deposited in a
tin coffin, which was lined with white silk and cotton.
His cocked hat was laid across his thighs, and on tihe
left breast of his coat was a gold star and cross,
and several other medals of the same metal; several
pieces of coin of various sizes and different value, were
also put into the coffin. His heart was deposited in a
silver urn or tureen filled with spirits, to which I sol-
dered a lid or cover of the same material, which was
placed between the small part of his legs. His sto-
mach was deposited in a silver mug in which there
was spirits, which was also put in the coffin. A silver
plate, knife, fork, and spoon, and a silver cup were
also deposited in the coffin. Subsequent to placing
the body of thie General in the coffin, the lid of the
coffin, being lined with white silk and stuffed with
white cotton, was put in its place, and I soldered it
on the coffin enclosing tro late General Napoleon
Bonaparte and all the above-mentioned articles. This
tin coffin, with its contents, was then enclosed in a
mahogany coffin, and they were enclosed in a lead
coffin, which made in all three coffins.-Abraham
JIillington, Sergeant St. Helena Artillery.

FooLIARDD VOYAGERS.-The frenzy for ocean navi-
gation in little boats approaches a climax. The size of
these miniature ships has been gradually lessened till
the chances of safety are now at a low ratio with those
of peril. While the Uncle Sam, containing Capt.
Goldsmith and his wife, is now on the Atlantic, two
men have just started from Boston to Melbourne, via
Cape de Verde and Cape Town, in the Golden Gate,


the smallest craft that ever undertook the circumnavi-
gation of the globe-schooner rigged, 19 feet long, 2j
deep, 5, wide at the water line, and less than five feet
across the deck. And emulating these adventurers,
a Baltimorean proposes to cross the ocean with a New-
foundland dog as his only companion in a cat-rigged
boat 18 feet long, 6 feet broad, and 26 inches deep,
carrying about 40 yards of canvas. One of the two
Andrews brothers, who crossed the Atlantic in the
Nautilus, the smallest sailing vessel that ever made the
voyage, is soon coming back in her with a dog as his
only aid. Probably it will take a shipwreck to cure
this mania. Little boats should keep near shore,"
said Poor Richard, a century or more ago ; our gene.
ration thinks itself wiser than Poor Richard.
A HINT to SUvFaEREs FROM NEuBALGIA.-Several
evenings since I was attacked with a severe dental neu-
ralgia. After resorting to friction, cold and hot appli.
cations, &c., without obtaining any relief, I lay upon
my bed trusting that sleep might come and give me
respite. Still the excruciating pain continued, and
while I was suffering the "tortures of the doubly
damned," undecided whether to arouse some tired
.druggist for a bottle of chloroform or chop my head
off (with a decided preference, however, fobr the
chloroform), I suddenly bethought me of what I had
read of an anleesthetic which we always carry with us.
Thereupon I began to inflate my lungs to their utmost
capacity, and then forcibly blew out all the air I could.
Immediately the pain began to lessen, and after a few
repetitions of the process it had entirely ceased, bl.is::
displaced by a delightful tickling sensation in the gums,
and urfthermore I know not, for in less time than it
takes to tell it I was sound asleep. I awakened next
morning delightfully refreshed and without a symptom
of my ailment left. Hence, you see, I was not simply
temporarily relieved, but entirely well again. I wish
other sufferers would try this and re.r ..~ esult.-Letter
to the L...7:-,, F ,i.,: News.
A little girl 10 years of age, jumped on the lapof
an English lady in the Tuilleries Gardens, hugged,
kissed, and called her '*aunty." The lady assured
the ohild she was mistaken: "oh pardon madam,"
said mademoiselle, Vanishing, and with her the
lady's watch and chain.


A BURMESE LECTURER.
A fair audience assembled in the Tabernacle
Brunswick Street, last niqht to hear the lecture
and s!i -.i.._ by the naive Burmese missionary, Saun
Ah-brah. The lecturer was dressed in his native
garb, a most remarkable attire. lie was intro-
duced by Rev,. r. Avery. Then the choir led in
singing "Nearer My God to Thee," after which
Ah-brah sang a verse of the same in his own
tongue, in a very pretty voice. The lecture was
then proceeded with, The Lecturer commenced
by referring to the benefits of education. He had
desired to learn the style of the Americans and
went to Saratoga to do so. The visitors there,
when they found out he was a Karen, had to get
an Atlas and-look all over Africa to find out where
Burmah was. He then spoke of the climate there
and the articles worn by the natives, explaining
their uses. He referred to the gilded Pagodas of
Burmah, the style of worship there, the way they
have of saying prayers while exhibiting the Holy
gong and the different idols worshipped by them.
His exhibition of the way the Burmese ladies and
gentlemen get themselves up, and his description
of their sociable way of eating caused much amuse-
ment. Others of their manners and customs were
treated of and his experience in becoming civilized
were related. He is a fluent speaker and is chock
full of humor. His spelling in Karen left our
spelling bees" far behind. He intends giving
another lecture in which he will treat of their fu-
nerals and religious ceremonies. He will also
preach in the Tabernacle on Sunday night.-IHali-
fax Morning Chronicle, August 1st.
WHY is the sun masculine !"-,"'Cos sons alus
is."--" And the moon feminine ?"-" 'Cos it is so
changing. "

To Let..

That large a:i comfortable Two-
story


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with Verandah; situated at the corner of Church
and Court Streets, opposite Presbyterian
Church, and lit-ely occupied by the Subscriber.
Possession given immediately.
For further particulars apply to
ARC H D. WINGOOD,
Lane, opposite MS.,;:ry Police Station.
July 26, 1879.

For Rent.

That desirable Residence in Paget
Parish,

4 nir ursit'
A comfortable DWELLING HOUSE with
CARRIAGE HOUSE, STABLES, BATHING
HOUSE, &c., and about 4 Acres of LAND.
Possession given 1st May next.
Apply to
MR. M. S. HUNT,
11amlton.
March 3!st, 1879.

Theodore Outerbridge,


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


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English make, can have same imported at a
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hiamilton, July 15th, 1879.

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Store,


FROI LO NDO R,
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blue ruled
FOOLSCAP, white and blue, plain, ruled blue,
and for accounts
LETTER PAPER-white and blue, ruled and
plain
NOTE PAPER-assorted colors, sizes and
qualities-ruled and plain
ENVELOPES-official, letter and note
PARCHMENT-with and without headings for
Deeds, &c.
PENS-Steel-Gillot's, Mitchell's, Waverly R.
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PENS-quill and nibs
India Rubber, Ink and Pencil ERASERS
Racquet, Cricket and India Rubber BALLS
Batting GLOVES and GAUNTLETS for
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Judson's DYES
INK-red, carmine, mauve, magenta, violet,
blue and black
Programme CARDS, PENCILS and CORDI)
Visiting CAR D), Ladies and (Gentlemien's,
plain and black border
Playing CAR D)S, a ,..,. assortment
Record BOOKI Toy BOOKS, various
Melal!ic BOOKS, assorted, and other f-Me .cR -
randum i;<,, :.-
Pass BOOKS
A .*r'.;, BOO():. of every :',* .,. : ,
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Slate 1 '*JCILS, o "-Amo and in wood
Lead PENCIL -drawi ng, evcry !etteraud.-
blue, red, green and black
RAZORS and Razor STROPS
RESIN for Violins
Violin and Banjo STRINGS
Drawing PAPER and Bristol BOA RD
&c., &c., &C.


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For Sale by
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rrpHE UNDERSIGNEF) having returned from
a New York most respectfully informs the
Public in renonral of lermud,,!:t hie lhas 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 copied
and enlarged and finished if required in Indian
Ink.
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*lion. S. S. lNGIIAM, iHamilton, B3ermuda.
Jos. M. UAYWARD, Agent It. M. S. Pkt, Co.
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Lately occupied by Timothy Kerrisk, Esqr.
For terms apply to
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Hamilton, July 28th, 1879.


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Supplement to the "Royal Gazette" Tuesday, August 19th, 1879.


BERMUDA.
Proceedings of the Honorable
islative Council.


Leg-


Friday, 15th August, 1879.-Pursuant to ad.
journment the House met.
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice
President:
The Honorable Augustus J. Musson,
4" 6 Wm. H. Gosling,
James H. Trimingham,
9" Eugenius Harvey,
Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Recr. General,
G. S. Tucker,
S" Randal E. Webster, Colonial
Secretary
The following messages from His Excellency the
Governor were.delivered by His Excellency's. Pri-
vate Secretary :-
(No. 14.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to lay before the
Honorable the Legislative Council a Copy of the
Report on the Bermuda Post Office, prepared by
Percy V. Turner, Esqr., Inspector of the Imperia
Post Office, dated 21st July, 1879.
The Governor is happy to think that most of the
evils discovered and pointed out by Mr. Turner in
the organization and working of the Post Office in
these Islands have been remedied by the Acts re-
cently passed for the regulation of the Post Office
and for the maintenance of the Post Office Estab.
lishment. There remain no doubt many improve-
ments yet to be made which will be carried out in
time, and the. Report now laid before the Legisla-
ture will give much valuable information and as-
sist the Government in carrying these improvements
into effect.
The Governor has much pleasure in expressing
his full appreciation of the diligence and zeal and
of the great ability shewn by Mr. Turner in study-
ing the Colonial System of Bermuda and in re-
forming its defects and laying down well consider-
ed rules and regulations for its future guidance.
Public Buildings, Hamilton,
14th August, 1879. }
(No. 15.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major General,
Governor and Commander-in- Chief.
The Governor has the Honor to lay before the
Honorable the Legislative Council a copy of a
letter dated 1st August, 1879, addressed to him by
the Light House Commissioners submitting, in ac-
cordance with Clause 5 of the Bermuda Light
House Act No. 14 of 1877, the accounts and vouch-
ers for the Gibbs' Hill Light House service for the
four quarters ending respectively 30th September
and 31st December 1878, and 31st March and 30th
June, 1879.
Clause 5, of the Bermuda Light House Act No.
14 of 1877, provides that the Commissioners shall
state their account with the Public quarterly, ren-
dering to the Receiver General within 30 days after
the expiration of every quarter a full and particu-
lar account of all moneys received and disbursed
by them, and further that such accounts shall be
audited by the Committee of Quarterly Accounts;
but the Governor cannot ascertain that any of these
accounts have ever been audited by any Committee
of quarterly accounts or by any one else, and as it is
impossible under present Legislation to have them
audited by the Audit Board the Governor has no
other course open to him than to forward them as
he received them unaudited to the Legislature.
The Governor trusts that a remedy may soon be
found for the very many and very grave defects
which exist in the present system of Public Audit
in these Islands.
Public Buildings, Hamilton,
14th August, 1879.
(No. 16.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to lay before the
Honorable the Legislative Council a copy of a letter
dated 1st August, 1879, addressed to him by the
Pilot Commissioners submitting their yearly ac-
count current with the public of Bermuda made up
to the 30th June, 1879.
The Pilot Commissioners' Act does not make any
provision for the audit of these Accounts and-
from the manner in which the money is disbursed
and in which tl e bu-iness of the Commissioners is
transacted-it does not seem possible to have them
audited by the Audit Board under the present Au-
dit Act. The new Audit Bill passed by the Honor-
able House of Assembly-but not yat passed by the
Honorable Legislative Council-would, if it had
become law, have made adequate provision for the
Audit of these Accounts, but as matters stand the
Governor has no other course open to him than to
send them as he has received them unaudited to the
Legislature.
Public Buildings, Hamilton, 1
14th August, 1879. f
(No. 17.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to lay before the
Honorable the Legislative Council a letter dated
7th August, 1879, addressed to him by the Com-
missioners appointed under the authority of the
Act No. 38 of 1864-5 to remit to England for in-
vestment the sum of 4,000 to be applied to the
purposes of a Gaol, reporting for the information o1
the Legislature that they had received from Mes.


sieurs Gray their Account current to December,
31st, 1878, and enclosing a copy of the said Account
by which it appears that the amount remaining in-
vested on that date in the 3 per cent consols was
S6,900.
Public Buildings, Hamilton, )
14th August, 1879.
The two following Bills were severally read the
third time and passed, and ordered to be laid be-
fore His Excellency the Governor by the Hon. R.
E. Webster :-
The Bill entitled "An Act to continue An 'Act
to provide a Harbor. Master for the Port of St.
George," And

The Bill.entitled "An to continue and amend
the Act en titled "An Act to appropriate Pew Rents
exclusively to Religious uses, and to exonerate
from Parochial charges for Church purposes, per-
sons not connected with the Church of England."
The Resolve providing for payment of Accounts
of the Crown Agents, was read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The H on. J. H. Trimingham in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve without
amendment.: 4,
The House adopted the Report, and the rule as
to several readings of Bills and Resolutions on the
same day having been suspended by unanimous
consent, the said Resolve was read the third time
and passed, and ordered to be laid before His Ex-
cellency the Governfio by the Hon. R. E. Webster.
The Bill entitled "An Act to increase the effici-
ency of the Police Force," was read the second
time.


The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. J. H. Harvey in the Chair.
The Hon. the President proposed the following
amendment-which was agreed to, viz.:
- Clause 8, line 5, strike out the word or," and
after the word misconduct" insert the words or
inefficiency."
On motion the Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill with the said
amendment and obtained leave to sit again.
Adjourned to Tuesday next, the 19th instant, at
11-30.


BERMUDA.


Ab-xIract of the _Proceedings of the Honorable
SHouse of Assembly.
Friday, 15th August, 1879.-Mr. Fraser introduc-
ed a Bill to regulate the appointment of Parish
Constables-which was read a first time.
The Bill entitled An Act to continue the Act
entitled An Act to provide for the performance of
8 the duties of the Speaker of the Assembly during
e temporary absence,'" was read a third time and
F passed.
1 The following Message from the Legislative
Council :-
A 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 provide additional assistance in the
. Secretary's Office," and to request the concurrence
of your Honorable House in a certain amendment
which the Council deem expedient to be made
thereto-a copy of which amendment is delivered
herewith.
Council Chamber, 12th August, 1879.
Clause 1, line 10, strike out the word such."
Same line, after the word Deeds," strike out all
the words down to and inclusive of the word
"Act" in the 11th line.
The Bill to continue the Lunatic Asylum Act,
1874," was read a third time and passed.
The following Messages from His Excellency the
Governor:-
(No. 19.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major-General,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to lay before the
Honorable House of Assembly a Copy of the Re-
port on the Bermuda Post Office prepared by Percy
V. Turner, Esquire, Inspector of the Imperial Post
Office, dated 21st July, 1879.
fhe Governor is happy to think that most of the
evils discovered and pointed out by Mr. Turner in
the organization and working of the Post Office in
these Islands have been remedied by the Acts re-
cently passed for the regulation of the Post Office
and for the maintenance of the Post Office Estab-
lishment. There remain no doubt many improve-
ments yet to be made which will be carried out in
time, and the Report now laid before the Legisla-
ture will give much valuable information and assist
the Government in carrying these improvements
into effect.
The Governor has much pleasure in expressing
his fall appreciation of the diligence and zaal and
of the great ability shewn by Mr. Turner in study-
ing the Colonial system of Bermuda and in reform-
ing its defects and laying down well-considered
rules and regulations for its future guidance.
Public Buildings, Hamilton,)
14th August, 1879. J
(No. 20.)
R. M. LAFFAN,
Major General,
Governor and Commander-in- chief.
The Governor has the honor to inform the Hon-
orable House of Assembly, in reply to the Message
addressed to him by the Honorable House on the
30th ultimo, that the General Board of Health has
ascertained that Inglis Augustus Smith-Keeper
of the Quarantine Station at Nonsuch Island, was
placed in quarantine as stated by him in his Peti-
tion to the Legislature on the 25th October 1878,
and that he was kept in quarantine until the 23rd
November following, in consequence of the Health
Officer of the Eastern End having considered it
necessary for the safety of the public to place the
Caretaker of the Quarantine Establishment inquar-
antine when a Pilot was landed there from a fever
infected vessel and to keep the Caretaker in quar-
antine so long as the said Pilot was detained in
quarantine there in order to prevent the possible
spread of contagion which might arise if the Care-
taker were allowed to go to and fro between the
Quarantine Establishment and the Town of St.
Georges. t
The Caretaker had been employed for a consid-
erable time by the Board of Works to act as Custo.
dian and Caretaker of the Government buildings
and grounds at Nonsuch Island and had been paid
for that charge at the rate of 9d a day with a house
and the use of the land for grazing and gardening
purposes.
On being placed in quarantine on the occasion i
referred to in his petition the Caretaker found him-
self cut off from following his trade as Caulker by
which he had been accustomed at times to earn
considerable sums of money and he applied for re-
lief to the Governor and Council, but the Governor
and Council considered that the man having accept-
ed employment from the Board of Works for a
certain fixed remuneration and that employment
being one that naturally exposed him to being
placed in quarantine whenever the Quarantine Es-
tablishment was occupied by persons suffering from
or supposed to bear about them the germs of con-
tagious diseases, it was not expedient to increase
the stipulated remuneration owing to a contingency
having arisen which must have been clearly foreseen
when the agreement with the Board of Works was
made.
Subsequently however the Caretaker resigned his
office and after due enquiry as to how the service
could most economically be provided for it was de-
termined to reappoint the same man and to allow t
him a special remuneration of 5/. a day from the
sUm allowed for quarantine services for every day
that he is kept in quarantine owing to seamen or
passengers or pilots being quarantined on Nonsuch
Island.


Public Buildings, Hamilton,
14th August, 1879. J
[For Messages 21, 22 and 23, see Messages Nos.
15, 16 and 17, in Proceedings of the Honorable
Legislative Council substituting the words in the
second line of each for Honorable Legislative Coua-
cil that of Honorable House of Assembly.]
The Bill to regulate the Sale of Intoxicating Li- d
quors, was read a 2nd time and committed. s
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair.
First Clause agreed to. u
The Attorney General moved the 2nd Clause. l
Mr. Fraser moved that all after the word "bar- r
ter" in the second line of the clause down to the v
word "any" in the fourth line of the clause, be it
struck out, and that the words Wine, Malt Li- l
quor, Cider Perry," in the eighth line of the clause, o
be struck out. s
Mr. Wilkinson moved that all after the word h
" than" in the third line be stricken out down to the f
word or" in the fourth line, and the words "a bot- -
tle commonly called a quart bottle" substituted, and h
the words Wine, Malt Liquor, Cider and Perry," li


in the 8th line be stricken out-which was nega-
tived.
Ayes 9. Nays 19.
Mr. Fraser's motion was negatived.
Ayes 13-Messrs. S C Bell, F M Cooper, R J P
Darrell, N J Darrell, R D Fraser, H G Hunt, W
S Masters, T D Middleton, T A Outerbridge, W
R Peniston, T J Pearman, J N Smith, W H
Wilkinson,
Nays 15-Messrs. Speaker, T N Dill, J Fowle
W J Frith, S B Gray, E H Gosling, H H Gilbert,
S A Harvey, J Harnett, J M Hayward, C C Keane,
S Q Outerbridge, C Peniston, R Tynes, T J Wad.
son.
The Clause was affirmed.
Ayes 18. Nays ll.
The 3rd, 4tb, 5th, 6th Clauses agreed to.
The Attorney General moved to fill up the price
of a License First Class be "10."
Mr. W. R. Peniston moved 20," which was
negatived-Ayes 3, Nays 25--and the Attorney
General's motion affirmed.
The Attorney General moved that the price of a
License 4th Class be 2."
Mr. Hayward moved "5," which was negatived.
Ayes 12. Nays 16.
The Attorney General's motion affirmed.
7th and 8th Clauses agreed to.
The Attorney General moved the 9th Clause.
Mr. Hunt moved to strike out all after the word
annexed" in the 6th line thereof-which was ne-
gatived.
Ayes 12. Nays 16. And the Clause affirmed.
The 10, 11, 12, 13,14, 15, 16 Clauses agreed to.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported progress and obtained
leave to sit again.
Adjourned to Monday next.


Monday, 18th August, 1879.-The Bill to regulate
the sale of Intoxicating Liquors was again com.
mitted.
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair.
The 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 clauses agreed to.
The Attorney General moved the 23rd Clause.
Mr. Middleton moved that the word "two" be
added between the words ", any" and credible" on
the second line of 23rd clause-which was nega-
tived. Ayes 5. Nays 20.
The Clause was ffiarmed. Ayes 20. Nays 5.
The 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 agreed to
The 31st clause agreed to.
Mr. Fraser moved that the blank in that clause
be filled up "1885."
The Attorney General moved 1889," which was
negatived-Ayes 10, Nays 15-and Mr. Fraser's
motion affirmed.
The several Schedules were agreed to.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill, and it was adopt-
ed and ordered to be engrossed.
Mr. Fraser gave notice that on the third reading
of the Liquor License Bill, he will move to strike
out that part of the 2nd Clause which provides that
a License shall be required for the sale of Wine,
Malt Liquor, Cider and Perry.
Mr. John W. Pearman gave notice that on the 3rd
reading of the Liquor License Bill he will move an
amendment to the 7th Clause, striking out two and
one half per cent to the Overseers and making their
fees on each License assimilate with those of the
Justices granting such License.
Mr. Hunt gave notice that on the 3rd reading he
will move to insert words fixing a minimum pen-
alty instead of leaving the reduction of penalties to
the Justices of the Peace.
Mr. Wilkinson gave notice to move that all after
the word "annexed" in the 6th line of the 9th
Clause be stricken out.
The Attorney General introduced a Rill to make
provision as to costs under the Bermuda Bank-
ruptcy Act, 1876,-which was read a first time.
Ordered, that the said Bill, being already in
print, be not reprinted.
On motion of Mr. C. Peniston, the House consi-
dered the Message of the Legislative Council of the
15th instant relative to the Bill entitled "' An Act
to provide additional assistance in the Secretary's
Office.
Mr. Peuiston moved that the Bill entitled An
Act to provide additional assistance in the Secre-
tary's Office," be returned to the Legislative Coun-
cil with a message acquainting that Honorable
House that the proposal of the Council to increase
a money vote of the House of Assembly being sub-
versive of a paramount privilege of the Popular
Branch of the Legislature, it is inexpedient for the
Assembly to entertain it.
Dr. Outerbridge moved that the Bill be laid aside.
After some discussion Mr. C. Peniston with leave
withdrew his motion, and Dr. Outerbridg,'s motion
was unanimously agreed to.
The Bill entitled "An Act to continue the Suf-
ferance Warehouse Act, 1875," was read a third
time and passed.
The Bill entitled An Act to continue an Act to
grant certain fees to the Registrar of Shipping,"
was read a third time and passed.
The Bill entitled "An Act to amend the Trustee
Act, 1876," was read a third time.
Mr. S. C. Outerbridge, with leave of the House,
withdrew his proposed amendment to that Bill and
t was passed.
The Bill entitled "An Act to continue the Cause-
way Act, 1870, as amended by the Act to increase
the pay of the Keeper of the Causeway Bridge," was
read a third time and passed.
Adjourned to Friday next.

Orders:-


Bankruptcy Fee Bill.
Inglis A. Smith's Petition.
Appointment of Parish Constables Bill.
Governor's Message relating to grant for pur-
chase of land adjoining Hamilton Gaol for addi-
tions to that building.


It is definitely decided that Admiral Sir Astley
Cooper Key, K.C.B., A.D.C., shall relieve Admiral
Wellesley, C.B., at the Admiralty Board, on the re-
tirement of that officer by age on August 2.. This
retirement will promote Sir William King Hall, K.
C.B., out of his command at the Nore, and Rear-Ad-
miral John Corbett, C.B., from his command in the
East Indies, Vice-Admiral Sir Reginald Macdonald
K.C.S.I., is, we are glad to learn, to be the succes-
sor to Sir William Hall, and Rear-Admiral Jones,
as already stated, proceeds to relieve Rear-Admiral
Corbett.


97TH REGIMENT. -It is proposed to relieve the
Regiment, at Halifax, N. S., by the 46th from Ber-
muda. It has now been six years in the West In-
dies and North America, so that a change may be
said to be due, and it will doubtless be appreciated.
At a parade of the regiment at Halifax, on the 11th
llt., Serjt. Gliddon was presented with a medal for
ong service. He is now the only man in the regi-
ment wearing two medals, and the only serjeant
with a war medal, he having served for seven years
n the 40th Foot, during the whole of the New Zea-
and campaign, from about 1860 to 1865. This class
of non-commissioned officer is now, thanks to the
ix years' system, almost extinct; but we shall never
have a better class of men than those who soldiered
for such things-trifling as they may at first appear
-as good conduct medals. May he, and those like
him, as the colonel said, in making the presentation,
ive long to wear the honourable distinction !




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