Group Title: Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder.
Title: The Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder
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Title: The Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: D.M. Lee
Place of Publication: Hamilton Bermuda
Publication Date: -1920
Frequency: three times a week[jan. 1910-dec. 1920]
weekly[ former 1828-]
semiweekly[ former -dec. 1909]
three times a week
Subject: Newspapers -- Hamilton (Bermuda Islands)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bermuda Islands   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Bermuda Islands -- Hamilton
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1828?
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 93, no. 153 (Dec. 30, 1920).
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 3 (Jan. 22, 1828).
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Bibliographic ID: UF00076588
Volume ID: VID00295
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 46887227
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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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- ~ sTs TE suF~lt WIAS ANTIQUES.

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A .'Yourney og. to
I .,j 0 .c le l i-ht Hou. Eliza-
.. t, Lady C. ,,, Aus,..h aud Baruitu,
"- ,"r,. .u -e O ran -. '-
Sf tte in the y.' I S .
to -o back, and liu, ,-u lt wht h:",
.. l fsli. ll t-o which pu. lit atteutiun ha-
sa id, o. tedly directed. Th.:.-e w -ho .r,:
t b -i th the localit.ic.' will re,:.,Ig' lz. mutl,
-S lirterallv true eveu now. Th.- 'tI it i. al.
I- t.. ,niaoilus onD the s.irpassiun bo-tautitil, .it-"--
:" _i-fstantinople, and La.l CIa'n'eus i. lut
S all contributioU to the encomiums .st,.owed .,n
M it yr pen and pencil. I. .
S dv Craven-.' tour co.Cmesf at TL'oIu, J l.
I ', by Ly -.u'-, and tl,,wn the l'. Avr.-i-u.on to
farseilles, thence by Toulou, Hyveres to Antil -
.: A ri'ards o.'aStina' in a felic.:a--i- a lu nU.tI:. i
b' at with three. sihoulder-of-muttiu zil,. ant tk.1
,an,'-landinu .t Monaco and Gen, a-a fhr as th-
-.;" t"; via Regia, (head winds agunlt ri.:tthl L.-
t or ') and thenut by coach to Pita-whose c>ath.-
.r;i,'baptisterv and Campo Sauto are well worth,
I.a ryage froi.A England"-and Fl.orence. an
ie Tribnue, auil if, till n.,.w, I ha'.- _e-it
', "yv often, when have felt Cous-i'ois 1-t
h:iing nice feelings or what i. -ommnulv t.ill,-
S z._I.e at this moment I am extri.i,,ly glad :f it.
Nw I an on the wiug,," Lady Wr.'en Iwrd':s frI, 1
1 .-bioga, thle middle o-f November 1l,--. I wil
... ,. courts aud people that few w-meu hIII: -fI
'ce, Vienna, jWarsaw and Peter.,burlh are th,
.i- -- important hlialts. W ritiul' froel Tko.-.-w Cm
: ruiar'v I 7tS, Lady Craven s.ayvs I left muy cv:t.l
S ai tersbul:rgh and ITired for myself and my sm:il
1 i,:1' e the carriag*-s of the country called Kil.itk -.
ey are exactly like cradle.-, the head hiavi, win
...v.s to the front whih let down. I Lan sit or li
i u aud feel iu one like a xreat child, v' i e,:,ni
i f.:ably, defended from the cold by pillows an(
..bianikets. These carria.e-, are nupon led'..- an
wi're the good this con veyau e: is '.'_itfort
ab,. d and not fatiguing. But froim the incredil_,l
S qurmntity of sledge1 that pto ,,n.tantl- upl 'n thi
"-k oIf snow, it is worn iun tra.k- like a road, au(
the shaking, and ,ilet tliuthiuml th e tarri a
..tiives I anm conviu,..l the hardhest headl milit Ih
F brAkeu, r was o:,verturned twi.,. Thi. ostilli,, .
1nCey, are used to) sui.h a- .i -uts, tr they g:
S off their horse, set the .rinia.. up a aii
v never if the travell-r is hurt.'" Her Lady.
S4 'j writes from Serastopole, April 12th. 17,,
A'lbrian cookery in i.u<.h .,r,,a. o12th
h niey. I Co fe.. I +,.-T' .Cy I of .onc
'. "-.Lh families here . Tie ,, .
'in .nu t i n o p l e w a s a ,:- : .- ,- : i s d ,-
.. was s..,
A place rIb i t S lit w a-S
p et. e AL^of coluntereiat people and
goo. housess with a conjtaut. variety of v,--
Sa'irin g and departiug, make the lazy 7y nk
C .unt ied." I miet the worthy Mr. How-
Swho has sacrificed -.-oi mu of hi, time to the:
tihumaue purptrse." A Tehoutdor-.s-pe'ial es-
,, ; maet with LadyI Craven hy the, Sul:lii,-'
ethe route being b~ Greek b:.atl to A1un.
_es acrt-h 1ul 1jia toI ili'trio. henu.', by B ue-
st eand I .riantadt, ,t Vieiwi, where Lady
enhikt'lheei' leave.
SI refer .you to. Mr. Gibbons, Sir, for his aW-
,unt of the suiuttlar Aitnatioun o.f C(uutantiun'ple,
:peli will repeat feebly what h-- hlas dek,:-ribed
-- L..,l gUuage majestic, a.s the sui, .je-it i..i
S t I am certain uo landscape can amu.._i. .
S- ,' compariou witli the varied view which
boi-"de s of this famed St right comp.:.s'. Fl .s
Ju' re, ancient castles, built on the .suiminit of tlhu
0-".; by the c-ie, modern Kiosks, Minaretsl, an,
". -*p,Ie plataue tree-, risiug- pirii-cuiou s in the valli
lv te.meadows, multitudes of peoples, aU1 bohat
..,' r tn -,r o the shore aud (oLu the water; aid.v1 'ha
;. particular, uothinu to ble seen like a formal
.S "' fn h'garden. .
ave a double satisfaction itu beinug- ai a .
... rance. M. de Chioiseul has been sik these six
'- '- thls au. d Dever b:,n ...-. 1 t 1 M -lirits are let.
-;-and 1 out lie has opened his l]ious
"oesout a little which cannot fail t, do bhi
S ,]" . [I. de Choiseul. besiq.1'
a Ve .in ti e scholar, is a very lively aud polite
ow.,; aud fas uoue of that kiuti oIf most iodiouI-s lit-
", /Acn.u.i which v,4uur Frenchmen display, THINKINt
,.,.. THE SLIGHTEST ACQUI.NTAN,:'E lie ha11 the dig-.
..: -f- vfy of the Viell, cur, with the eae of nmoderin
-.- .t. aters; and, if I was the Empress of Russ-ia, h1.
1. \ { f^ not treat me with m.,re respect, nor, if I was
'"- : -j;ster, with more regard. Hiis house is like a
^"-, 'ivefy fine French Hotel at Paris, built with goo.1
-':.. 5,, and wood, rare materials here, where everyiv
J'.- L& e isin the ^^-^ti ._.]i e a stage, aud .,.,n-.
"-.-~ tl of as light ma teials. > "tB -
s- I look across that harbour called the G(rou
... by the ancients, anl frum others can sie tI,
:::-J" .,'f Marmora, the islands thereof, and pat of the
S.'4'.: :glio. From miue I saw yesterday the Sultai
:. . iagon a .silver sofa, while his boats, and Tman
.": ie people who were to) accompany him wer,
S-'_: g the banks of the garden. A manific:tni
:;, t, as they are of a light Thape, gilt, andliaiutec
' jit."? -- .JLtl tift y.'," r ', a.. n ", + '
." tl,.t ...uit gi.. ,. o '. v : .. ... .
^^^ t- e neeu, hot:.. ,t' P--:r and '. ... .. .\r-\ c,
at w -t fer t ---ra fd a' .ri c Tli
"lowA o( '" .: I :lOr r- d: c" l* '! "'ude
1, -so _. .r .t i,. :. i : .. hak,
.?. el tiUn .. r :;e ., .. V. .-. ,-ii

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Fr -cu h .r,' i,. a ti i X Ti k t i- rry it a, t] I tviu,. -
it iItipo,-ible tt two or ,Jur men iu arrayy on
i two Janis.aitie-'s walk li-,f,:c'I- wit li-lh fur i '.l on.
I ThI" AmUl .1 .-,.1'r' h-r- lhi ie :[1 J'T:n is tri,- s iils
,- .llw t eiil i Ihe PortV.Thanuk H.a-v,.n ,Liv-
blta a little way to go in thib pomp, and foaiutg
eV-: rv moment the Turks should fling me down, they
nire 'so .wkward, for the platform, where people
I :ud and embark from and to Pera is not far from
thi- lhoue. There the Ambassador's boat
wuit.- f...r us and we row out. Boats here are to
b:e hir-ed as hackney coaches are in London, and all
v-riv L,.-.uitijully carved, most of them with some
Sillini. The shape of these boats is light and
1.--outifitl, and the Turks row very.well, which is a
thinLi."- a nite incompatible with the idleness visible
iii all r.iuks of people."
i Perhaps, Sir, it is lucky for Europe that the
Turks ate idle and ignorant. The immense power
Sthi -i Empire might have, were it peopled by the in-
.'Iustri.-,ui and ambitious, would make it the mis-
tres of the world. At present it only serves as
.1i T 11 to intercept the commerce and battles
whi.-h other r powers might create one another."
** Ti: vile low intrigues of the ministers here are
bIot t'. I,.- imagined."
I t1think it a lucky thing for the Ambassador,
th t ith. Turks neither pay nor receive visits. Coulc
Sanuything be so terrible as the Society of the mos
'. i.u.r:. n r and uninformed men upon earth ?"
i. uistanti* ple and the entrance of the Bos
a p1hor':s by tinv3Rarmora is the most majestic
I a iiL.i6i,-aen and lovely scene the mos imaginal can desire to behold. It wa
',. w:.uner Constantine chose it for the seat of cm
i [,ir.. Nature has composed of earth and water sue]
I a land.:-ape that taste, unassisted by ambitiou-s re
rl, .tionf would naturally desire to give the picture
liv inu graces. But I, who am apt to suppose, what
S.vr i is in possibility to exist often place along th
v .-,o.-. Petersburgh, Paris, London, Moscow, Am
Lt-rdanj, and all the great towns I have seen se
d p;i. te from each other, and there is full roor
en,.us'h. Here I will end my suppositions, an
think it. better that man h:' I. ..ue solittle where na
e turi has done so much et Tyte tl,,t est commune il do
Selr, : \v:ho c'..:it with more justice to think so,
whoU y,'Y. f1.-r my friend and brother."
':- TI.: harbour called the Golden Horn, which se
Iip.trats Pera and Constantinople, grows narrow
t .a it meets the Fresh Water, and ends .at last in
-minll ivulet, but where it is just wide enough t
have tlhe appearance of a small river. The Frenc
S..,ie tiui- .. ,t. have dammed the Fresh Water u]
making' of it square pieces of water, to imitate
-i. :-.f Marly. Here kiosks and trees have bee
tin. -:-d i great t'g'l.Iitv.- ad1 it i1 here that, on
S t;o:e, r mk po '.rt-, -e i
.. ,, -. -- . '2-72~- ivl W
Ith-. .. nti l tr-: t 1. llig you it corre'
-._u..l, t.-, th,. -"i'.,,,i lan,, 'l-.:. of w which the
make tIll fhun.;t ,runrnFt. Y. my dear sir, t1
trge-vt oaks you can have >:..-I would look, s(
down by these, as little broomsticks. Women i
';'ToIps. likewise, apart from the men, meeo hio
l.,ut wlien they come to these places, of -li.:i,- their
are a great number near Constantinople, they hit
what they imagine to be coa-hes, called arabats-
a vile machine, like a covered cart with rows c
benches in the ius.ide. There are no springs t
them. and one day in a valley called I'Echelle d
G'raiid Seigneur, I got into one, but chose rathe
to g't out and walk six miles than be jolted un
i-er.:iftully. All the Ambassadors, since my arrive
her-i, have given balls and dinners. Mdme. d'Her
beit, the Imperial Minister's wife is lively, and
see her often. The Dutch Ambassador's wife is
very T-Od wo:u,niu; ard I am very, co.m...,table
thiuiung people; extremely good to me to answe
t the millions of questions I ask.". . .
I am told there is an English merchant here ex
t tremnely offended at my lodging au Palais de France
aud says, if Sir R. Ainsties Ihoiuse was not goo(
.-u:,ii for mei, he had a ,new house, which hi
Should have emptied, anid let me have had it all t<
myself. It is an affront to the nation he says,
Per..-.. of England to lodge at the French Ambas
Ssazdor's. The Euglish merchants are very good t(
me, I believe they guess the respect and esteem I
have for them." . .
I have been to .j3 ", -' of St. Sophia
t with two others. Tt!ia t- Sophia is ex.
tremi-ly large, and wN.ri?: -elh... butsomeofth(
tinust pillars are set topsy-turvy, or have capitals of
STinuki-h architecture, in these holy temples neither
the be-au tiful statues'belonging to Pagan times, nor
the ',).stly ornaments of Modern Rome are to be
seen. Some shabby lamps hung irregularly are
1 tlie only expence the Maholmetaus permit them-
selves as a proof of their respect for the Deity or his
Pr,-.phet. I went aua ,;i:t some time up stairs, to
i .k dolwn into the body ih temple. I saw se-
veral Turks and wo.:mn.-u iN.liing, and seemingly
,praiu. with great ..-.v,ti..u., In order to procure
Swe a, sight of tho Mosques, a. ._-do wa-
.,_ligetl to apply for a permilssite.- ao Pot. gra-
*. gave onein which I ha w-toe ev
t.y-five. The burial places for th o ae s.ven-
t numerous and in a manlnermt surroundd ,nt.ti-
nt tide and Pera, forming very ,hl," i ..nth ..
Swalks, as the trees and gravest,:.u blare: ,l a ttt-

twetrs bnilt by the Greek Empo-r.s-the -tyle o
A chitecture ex- tly like thlt of Wirt-'ic-k and
Bt.ik:-i..- (tll-. But maui- of Fh flu1Fnvo +.uwtnc
ays are the q uartwe

which -lways are mouldering away un-
th P of the Tirks, mo.-t of wh.,ni be-
i .at prophecy which announces that the
,1 trf,, n MAT LA17m6;) when tf E-
? Is- make 7ie' f'i/ii' and triumphal
r., ,ro/, .one of these towers'as.-Epre.-s of Greece,
''0 o ,st.n('no/p?, Many have made up their
1,l .4 aund taken thiEir' measures, to transport them-
-o. '-S the Bosphorui' into Asia; nay, some
,' r, a' to point to thel;very identical, at.-w -v
tho, whic, she is.o proceed.' To some nations
it W-oid be very fireenble that the Turkish empire
.-is to,' driyen t n a .ituatid,1.,n, hI ,h ],.-ei- 1, f..rmed as an universal passage for trading
unati,.,ns which the ina.tiity of the Turks has to O
lbing t,:,tructed. o
-I hae seen the Sultan go in ceremonyto pray-
,.': Oi, the gate of the Seragli, ot the orof, the
M!.'--t-it was btia few paces. He wos. pre cl-
ed :yv a double row Qf Janissaries,to thoie ai tinLtn of


good:. models of the Tragic and Comic Muse. I ... -
would Sitr Jeoshuahadi i en at myvelb-w. His com- ., ,, Pa
positions arefine euo: iu to satisfyy a youthful -tet's i .
imagination, but here his pencil might not have -, '. ( oil
..' copytwo.;such charming originals." --
"Bu lgaria is but little cultivated and where I saw a 0 -ff f " work in the field. Le was armed with a.gun,
pistons and lumgers. Sometimr- a Janissary or two I FI, IS :' -,
guarded the peasant at his w,.rk. Such a sight, and | ,. h '.-,** 5 \ .& to
a wood I pT-i L .ii.tih so littkc- worn by trav-el i iform .ibn.s o
lers, that the trees and bushA off the doorof the eneral'.. :i. r e -imtI'
my carriage, were ,ilc'-1', la t might have i ,a .7a
made any fine lady t,..nil:,k. Lf.-,,n know, Sir, ?
that my spirits and courage increase with difficult
ties and my female companion is by much the best O, Q _tin it,
treasure I ever saw.", Aout the i .' r ; .. r.: id a
"I wish the '-urV h salute was in f.shi.'.u in- fully soicts a ..",-.i e. '-
stead of t i- rildieul:.uii bow and courtesy we have : '" ') ,
whi.-h iudi;-ates nnothiin' and is seldom gra-cefutlly ..- i ., V J .A
" executed. A Turk puts his right hand upon his Ilamiilto, De ,?. <

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are of I'VE SHTLLINGS PER ANNUt, to be
idl in atdvialce. to the Postmaster there.
This arrangement is to come into operation
the- 1st day of January, 1.878, and to hold
oi, for th, p )e-iod of r ne veanr tho
.- + : W.a...\

m~t 'ffie, ~ (fror~eg', PM1.*Generdi.

lat. T FerOe- p.1 2

4~ -in'.4f 2rbDecember pr.
r~~j~ ~ 4a ~e tihonery Store,

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.i--t ,,u,- Ionu ,,'irvthor--,Ii l:, k v i tw',o p r-1 if thi- kiu 'oif s,;.ut: atiot i a"co uaie d with a
II. f ,, ll L l.', ; Ii-il lkinu.S i ile a-,r a r .petl.l. look, it ounveys to me more -0 ,
: .hil .,.tIt..mlk '..-. I,; I .t-.'m 1 I r .-t. N g ti thin i l ',tt lp: 111o ll and o. d'yt -
I ti n ID,-I u'e, n l l i_ ti'',. lt I f W h 1 ti. w e -. l- w i 1 e o"fte -,s edl w ith please L
set with diaLond-. You .ust know diam.ud.- at- by ume., ftrom half mny a"litaintanet."
the things which the Turks are most fond of. -
While the Porte delays erecting batteries upon the Fats ,, ,, 7d" than
most important posts under pretence of wanting .F cts 8pea ouu er
money to pay for the pi,..- 0n1d work necessary d !
for the defence of the Empi:-.1 .e jewellers cannot V 8 '
find diamonds enough to supply the demands of the
Harem for which they are oad ney. l u N It --o a -t t d
is the quantity and not thi.- .uahlity (I thi. stone Ca5 ii .il l th, e (-dt htanld
which they prize. Scarcely any other than rose
diamonds are to be seen here." And Know for yourself,
SA visi to the Captain Pacha's Country seat, a .. L.C.W a;
league from Constantinople-the Harem. I T ,M33 L0 T C 7 :w TZI C" a 0r
"The Ambassadors and the rest of the male party 0ES O P
were suffered to walk in the garden, but the Minis- -1V i
ters wives and myself were shewn into a separate 6 a
building from the house, where the ground floor H 3 -^-. _) .
was made to contain a great quantity of water and c 1 n
looked like a large clean cistern. We then were Just Received ind now being open-
led up stairs, and upon the landing place, which ed, adapted for the Season,
*was circular, the doors of the several rooms were expel for thi ket to Suit the
open. In some there was nothing to be seen, in Selected expressly for this aket to Suit the e
others two or three women sitting close together. Times, and will be Sold at bottom figures 1
In one a pretty young woman, with a great quan- for the Cash only,
tity of jewels on her turban, was sitting almost in Viz,:
the lap of a frightful negro woman. We were told
she was the Capitan Pacha's sister-in-law. She CG ., ad 1L7 0T., 'i.'-1 G,
looked at us with much surprise, and at lastwith Full Suits, 2
great fear threw herself into the arms of the black
woman as if to hide herself. We were called away Also COdTS and P INTS, c.,-
into a larger room than any we had seen, where the
Capital Pacha's wife, a middle aged woman, dress- Good 11aterial, (ool Workmanship, and
ed with great magnificence, received us with much good Style,
politeness. Many women were with her, and she S-HITIl,, a great variety
had by her a little girl Ir, s--, as magnificently as Under CLOTi ilNG, a hirge assortment
herself, her .'lT,-1 .pt child. She made an excuse for H 0 -I'ER Y of every description
not receiving us at the door, as she was dining with Felt HA TS, Latest Fashion 3
her husband when we arrived. Coffee, sherbet and
sweetmeats -er-.offered and we hastened to take BOO'I & S [HOES for the million
our leave, asra liers were cooling their heels Ladies", :Vi-s s' and Children's Worsted JACK-
in the garden, can conceive nothing so neat T4S, HOOIS and N.U1. ; &c., &c.
and clean to all appearances as the interior of this IU8 NITIJ; Bliak \. N. Parlourand Bed-
Harem. The floors and passages are covered with iU*N'I M A o\V. N.Parlourand Bed-
matting of a close and strong kind, the colour of the roo uits, fas, Lounges, Chairs, &c.,
straw or reeds with which they are made is a pale Painted Suits, &c.
straw. The rooms.had no other furniture than the M -\TT i I.S -V,S BOLI'ST It
D cushions which lined-the whole room, and those P1LLOWS BIANK K T .;
with the curtains, were of white linen. As the Turks .Sil pET`N G, WVhite nBd Bruw.-
never come into the room, either men or women Canton FL NN ILS and COT 'ONS, White
with the slippers they walk abroad with there is and Brown
not a speck of sand or dirt within doors. I am W Glass WAE, and other
a fr'.,,.1 e enI:,u'ih to have takicA particular notice of Queen's \VAP, Glass WA RE, another
-rwI4 i,- wlii:h, if femal-e J IIrv-y. li, not spoil every- %V A R IV ,
Sthi.ngin the world of wwomu., w,-.uld be g raceful. 1 lothet LIN FS (Clothes 'l N -
worn --a--,o1 is Improved \VAS11 i .-
w- orn a robe with short sleeves. The one belonging Shoe BI USH ES Bi. fL, ..
Sto the lady of the house was of satin, embroidered Stove POLISH i ~ -.
3 richly with the finest colours gold and diamonds. .
c A girdle under that, with two circles of jewels in JOHN H A RNETT.
Frontt, and from this girdle hangs an embroidery. l!amiItG-, DJecember 22, 1877.
-, .'" ...... A turoan, with a profusion of dia- ....
Smonds and pearls, seemed to weigh this lady's head iC Srn T
down. But what spoiled the whole was a piece of A
ermine, that probably wvas originally only a cape;
Sbut each woman increasing the size of it in order
Stobe more:n-,.:ii ..i.(* than her neighbour, they d w (
now have it like a great square plaister that comes
r down to the hips, and these simple, ignorant beings, P z
donot see fi.'t it di ,.!rs the tout ensemble of a ,
I1 .trifitl lss. The hair is separated in many Javing in view the Festive Seas6n has gathered
small braid ,hanging down the back, or tied up to together by :ni,.,nn of recent npo-rruiions +
I the point of the turban on the outside. I have no A C!( IC I ':AO SO TiINTp OF
doubt but that nature intended some of these.women N F,
to be very handsome. But white and red ill ap- .Meerschaum and Brier
plied, their eyebrows had under one or two black i .
lines, teeth black by smoking, andanuniversal stoop
in the shoulders made them appearrather disgusting o d ;u a lt "y 1
than handsome. The last defect is caused by the Good Quality
posture they sit in, which is that of a taylor, from Pat larl suitable 1 oi r
their infancy. The black powder with which the ay table for Presents,
line their eyelids gives their eyes l-wie a li,,'i-h "
expression.. Their questions are as simple- as their (fl i .'sr ,,;,,.
dress is studied. Are you married Have you
children? Have you no disorder? Do you like Choice 0, Ar0 .TES
Constantinople ? i
A race of dogs belonging to no one in partiou- ALSO
lar, but to every Turk indifferently, swarm in theA ew Thousa
streets, and so accustomed are they to have the A Few Thousand
Turks on horseback turn out of the middle / n ", 4 ,' 0 ,,
of the street where they lie basking in the U ,/H d % (t C T S a"
sun that our servants were obliged to stop the car- Of V t lel a i a
riages and lift the dogs out of the way several te ceeorated aguita de Oro lsrand,
times before we reached the Palais de France. imported direct from Havana, Wholesale and
. Turtle doves are likewise an object of RIetail, at the lowest CASH Prices, at -
respect with the Turks and they are seen disputing the Sign of the Big Cigar, No's.
the crumbs with the hungry curs in the streets. I 46 and 47 Front Street.
have been to see two Greek brides in Constanti- 7.
nople their custom is to receive every body who has A GR [ A JN M N.
any curiosity to see their wedding clothes. These lantilton, Deer. 21, 1877.-3
were very magnificent and the women pretty, and ,
looked prettier from a singular contrast in the turn .t., .
'-of their features. One had a true Greek face, her W tllle
head small, her nose straight, large blue eyes, with *
dark or rather black eye-lids and hair and her eye- -.250 &darT, P t ot
brows straight, her neck long and round, her per- 0, t S. 9.
son rather inclining to lean than fat, a soft and sad From 10 to 15 feet long and to square 4 inches ,
countenance. The other was fattish, had black --
lively eyes with;acheerfullaughingcountenance,her ALSO,
blood seemed to ebb and flow with more vivacity 1-000 Dot blel T teve Stone
than her sister's-in-law. Her mouth rather large able-Twelve Stone.
shewed a fine set of teeth, while the one, with a Apply at once to : -
smaller mouth and prettier teeth seemed as unwil- N B U T T E R P r T D T-
ung to shew them, orlight up her fine features with ,N. 17. FI L D *'
5siles, as theblack-eyed bride was ready to laugh 'amilton, Dec. 23, 1877. l
up\, every or no occasion. They had both very lit- ----..... : 'J
tle r.m-, on, and the pallid skin of the delicate Greek ANG LI'I, \merican, and lBermuda made r
was perfectly suitedto the form of the one. The -- Charms, ,t-,ill, for Christ a Pr.ns ent h
other blushed often. They might have served for t. C S Hi"'. -




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B .- R .. U D A

Ste:i111i CosnuallIMnicaW l
Between Bermuntfa &, ew York *

[HE present agreement for.maaintaiing
L Steam Communication between Bermuda
nad Now York C being about to expire: ;
?ersons disposed to Tender for the above Ser-
ice are to cause their Tenders to be delivered
t the Office of the COLONIAL SURVEYOR, in
[amilton, Bermuda, on or before

[he 31st January Next..
Among the conditions which will be requir-
d to be fulfilled will be the following:-
.-The Contract will be made for a tern-
31st March, 1878, terminable by either party
on the 3 Ist March of any succeeding year, on
giving six months' previous notice.
2.-A voyage to be made from each of the
Ports of New Yorl -and Hamilton once in
every week for ten consecutive weeks from,
15th April, or such other date as may be
fixed for each year by the BOARD oF WORKS,
and once in every fortnight at the least dur-
ing the remainder of the year, it~itich dates
as may be fixed by the BOARD OF WORKS..
3.-The Vessels must be Steamers of not less
than 700 tons burden, exclusive of engine
and stoke room and of bunker space, and of
space allotted for the accommodation of the"
crew, with an average speed of not less than
eight knots per hour and a-drauight of water
not exceeding 16- feet when fully laden, and
with comfortable accommodation for not
fewer than 40 First Class Cabin Passengers.
4.-The Contracting parties will be requi"""
to make regular and periodical depart "
from New York and from the Port of
ton, Bermuda, respectively, on stated
to be named by the BOARD OF WORK
the Steamers must stay in each of0 e r
a.bovi- mcntione-d no:t less t-han *eto
A. *- i'.n-t -. The service
is c untiuous andregular, but in the
event of any actual disability on the part of
the Contracting parties owing to unforeseen
causes to run the regular Steamers at the
appointed dates, other Steamers, equal in all
respects to the regular approved NSteamers,
must, under a penalty t 50 for each de-
fault, be put upon the l thinn one week
of notification of suettfisabilify having
reached New York, and the Contracting
parties will, on approval of such substituted
steamer by the BoARD OF WORKS, be entitle-
to the payment of the full proportfbtn of ,
5.-The Contracting parties will be required
under a penalty of 50 to have any iron
steamer which may be accepted for this ser-
vice by the BOARD OF WORKS thoroughly
cleaned whenever in the judgment of the
Board such cleaning may become necessary
for the proper and effective performance of
the service.
3.-Before accepting any Steamer for the per-
formance of, this service the BOARD :OF
WoRKS will have her thoroughly inspected
and reported on, and any vessel accepted
will be subject to periodical inspection ac-
cording to Law. The BOARD, however,
does not bind itself to have every steamer
that offers for the service examined. ;
Copies of the Law oin this subject may be
ilaine-il at the following places:
TONS, 40 Exchange Place.
TARY, Hamilton.
-Mail Bags will be delivered to the Mail
Officer of the Steamers at One P.M. of each
day appointed for departure. e
-The Earnings of the Contract Steamers for
the, Year of 1876, were, irrespective of Sub-
sidy, for freight and passage money only,
23,000. .
-THE BOARD does not bind itself to accept
the lowest or any other tender.
Colonial Surveyor.

Post Office Notice. .

"HE Public of Hamilton and vi- -
cinity are hereby informed that PRI-
ATE LETTER BOXES may be rented at
e Post Office in the Town of Hflamilton at a


VATIONS taken under the direction of the Principal
Medical Officer, Prospect, Bermuda. Above the sea
151 feet.
SWind Temperature previous
9a.m. 24 hours. Rain.,
Date '
dir$ .. .5 o = Inch.

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For the Bermuda Royal Gazette.
The Meet at the Honorable Joseph Harvey's, at Som-
erset, will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday next, that gentle-
man having kindly invited the Members of the Hunt to
refreshment before the ,. iimr..inl',it of the day's
sport; this will doubtless be highly appreciated by all
or more especially by those who have a long way to
come to the meet.
The rule that was established last year as to the
Meet taking place wet or fine is in force this year, and
the Honorary Secretary takes this opportunity of pub-
lishing it for the information of new Members of the
Hunt and to prevent dis.hh frienda wi

U. Z 1012 N I 63"1 54"2 117-1 43-0 0"16 have made preparations r.and
S- ''-3 Nw 2 A6 .-: 97-0 33"0 0*14ons .
29'938 N 1 67-3 55-2 114-0.46-0 0'00
j 298 s 1 709 59-0 114 448 014 THE WAR IN TURKEY.
2 29,795 w 1 73*1 60-8 122-6 51-6 0'35 On the 9th of December the Russians entered
29 9885 w 1 63-3 6095 96-2 35-0 0-49 Plevna and captured Osman and his army. The
30 29-522 s 2 72-9 60-0 115-4 44-8 0-57 said army was much reduced in condition and num-
o bers by disease and deprivation. They had been
Total 1*85 living at Plevna for some time on short supplies,
and an epidemic had laid up and killed off a good
|'amt Lt many of the troops. Osman did not yield without
.-y 3 4 1 a struggle. He made one attempt to break through
ua _the Russian lines on the Widdin road, and until
.- they could be reinforced, gave the imperial guard
a ,illton, Januay 1, 1878. all they could do to resist his assault. His attack
.was well and furiously maintained for five hours,
but in spite of some partial and momentry success,
SCoonial Secretary's Ofice it proved unavailing. Had he got through it is
DPEMBR "y 3 f 7 not very clear that he would have betteredhimself.
DECEMBER 29TH, 1877. A much larger force would have hung upon his
T IS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR hungry and impoverished battalions, and the way
-- has been pleased -to appoint would have been long and rough before he could
... rs. Snrled Jane a pp er have reached sufficient shelter and support. He
... rs. irah m ale Spor', made his one big effort to shake off the ever
o be SUB POST-MISTRESS at IrelandIsland, strengthening and closing grip which seemed to
in the room of Mrs. Waterfall, resigned, such hold him so securely, lost nearly five thousand men
appointment to take effect from 1st December, in killed alone, was himself wounded as he. led hips
-instant, troops, and meeting repulse strove once more to re-
By His Excellency's Command, enter Plevna. But in this he was balked. Skobe-
R Wleff, whose position was not attacked, had been on
R. E. WEBSTE R, the watch, and as Osman left his intrenchments to
1 Colonial Secretary. make his sortie, the Russians came in and occupied
them. So that when the sortie was defeated and
A St came to nothing, and Osman tried to get back, he
A Suppllement of Five found himself sandwiched in between the enemy in
Columns accompanies this No. of front and rear. Then it was that he gave up, and
Th. the GAZETTE. It contains surrendered with nearly thirty thousand men and
The.first installment of our usual aunual, The such stores and munitions of war as were left him.
Incidents of 1877," He had done well. He had made a stubborn de-
Presentation to the Revd. F. J. F Ligbtbourn, fence of a position not deemed strong or well for-
Bermuda Pocket Almanack and Directory for tified, and whose improvised defenses he had form-
1878," Notice relative to Dr. Foggo, ed as occasion for them occurred, He had held the
The Church in Bermuda, superior forces of the Russian at bay for months,
Communication-" Mr. Lines's School." had repelled their most brilliant attacks, and had
--, stayed the plan of their campaign which was going
CUSTOM HOUSE-HAMILTONon swimmingly until they dashed themselves in
CUENTERED- L fruitless assaults against Plevna. He has done
Dei. 24-Mail Steamer Canima, Liddicoat, New York. better first and last than any other of the Turkish
assorted cargo.- Agents, Trott & Cox. generals, and his surrender, which for months has (
I CLEARED seemed inevitable, does not, or should not, deprive i
Deer. '-7--Mail Steamer Canima, Liddicoat, New York. him of his title of ghazi or conqueror.
28-Brigt. Rover, White, Martinique; 465 empty Suleiman did not reach Tirnova. He was very I
casks. soon checked in his advance toward that place, and t
did not get very far from Elena. After the fall i
CUSTOM HOUSE-NST. GEORGE. of Plevna, he made one attack in force, and showed I
Dec. 27-R.M. Sir. Beta, Shaw, Halifax; English all his qualities of a good fighter. The battle was ]
Mai (,f 4th inist. and goods for merchants.-Agent, one of the severest which have occurred on the Lor. s
J. M.. Hayward. But the Turks could not make any headway. They
S CLEARED held their own very well in their front, and were
Dec. 2-R. M.- Steamer Beta, Shaw, St. Thomas; maintaining their positions, when some outlying
Mails. Russian detachment took them in flank, and they
PASSENGERS ARRIVED. had to fall back, and they burnt and abandoned t
.- th6 R. .M. Str. Beta, from Halifax,-Col. Stokes, Elena which was afterwards reoccupied by the f
Mrs. Stokes, 4 children and nurse, Mrs. Ken- Russians.
,children and nurse, Miss Kenney, Miss Harvey, In Armenia no progress has been made, and Er-
a- ibald, G. C. H- arvey. Eq-., Rev. J. Corbeft, zeroum still remains in the possession of the Turks. f
olic Ch plain to the Forees, and servant. There are reports of Russian movements which s
ang- Wien hoon, I .N-2d Cai- t reaten a concerted advaucc against the place from
an CLi u But the accounts are more uniform as to
esbrs. .J3on .,- al ',... -' ?kher, which is said to be so
ASSENGERS SAILED. bad as to make operations impossible. The
"In the Canima, on Thursday, for New York--Mrs. same news comesfrom Bulgaria, b looks asif the
Sherwell, Lieut. J. J. Leveson, R.E., F. A. Pell, Esq. Russians were determined to push *ere
T The Barque Eliza Barss, Captain Hollis, from New large force, relieved by the fall of Plevna, has gone
York. arrived at St. Georges on the morning of Christ- toward Sofia, and it is believed that a movement h
was Day, in 5 days, with a prime load of oxen. Mr. ist, is
tewar Smith of t Barss" will please accept our against that place in which Servia is to assis, is
thanks for a file -o York papers of the 20th ult. imminent. The Servians, now valiant it is sa-
The...a ee it f nd o wto fer to do so, are becoming very valiant, and are
The niuerchant ves atelite, from London to Bere marching troops to and across their frontier, and
'nui had put back to the former port in a crippled ta in the movements 9
sTale, inning encountered, soon after she left the Tha- s eem disposed to have a han in e movements
nes, extremely bad weather. Would hav e dis- which a defeat and humble their oppressor and

ad bst, et .xtent of her damage could be as- suzerain. more
rand arrived here for the purpose d d wee They are not very happy musat Constantinople as

Consigand before it could be de idedT. wetere y cs r. The PRussiate has iscasued out mrcular
cargo would emanotheber troops, and by active warlike movements, more than
sel to 5e brought to Bermuda. r to the Great Powers asking their mediation, and
H. M. S. Zeherican chr osemite, of Damaris LeCott, promising reforms which it is hoped may serve inye
Mae understand, leave here for Nato Jacksonville, Fla., the place of material sacrifices and ple openedes.

instant. B br and secured as now seems probable, the plight of
in ballast, experienced stormy weather on the om the Turk wers, become deeper ate. In Englorand there
inrd there from during which she st all her sails, many; wh spaper dissuming more and speculora-
and arrived hereg for Jamaica on the purpose of replacing them. dictation in the diplomatic part ot the controversy,
Th Chonsrignee, H. T. perforahmn.ce of theu Baieyan, tells the Sultan that he must do the best he can di-
osDeember 1.on t5. T i n w a it rectly with the Czar. Russia has called out more
S The ent ertainm ents were opened will troops, and by active warlike movements, mo re potent than
H. M S. Zentrum, iental music, a nd the violin words, shows that she is not ready to negotiate yet.
we understand d,- eve her If Sofia is taken and the way to Adrianople opene
an ts played with taste ansecuredas now seems probable, the plight of

s ant, additional charm to the nights' enjoy- Tanuary, three weeks ahead of its usual time and
S. Bufin rose, commander Lloyd, comivedy is it is supposed, is owing to the prourkishTurk will become desperate.
Nassau, P., n Wh o t o Wultino. The ?" an d the, ay u ence. If Turkey treats directly with her con-
Nassarrued ther f on the 5h D r 1 ia renewal of excitement, though it chiefly con-
n v or with which all the characters were querorns itself withll be very hard to disrgcussion and spthe inter-

u e tioited frequent and wellmeritedrounds as tof England. It may beof true as assert, the mem-at
ause Too mch cannot be said in praise of te Porte i s cold justaid now toward England, but ashort
BAILEYS BAY Arformers, whose gracefulATEUR THEATICALS, time ago difficulties appnd embarrassmentsion was thincreaset the threwille

igrs o wednesday and witha the ease and freedom of apt to turn once more to her old ally for advice-

by vocal and instrumental music, andit the violin those who chiefly desire to "lp.avoid complications

.' ota might have done credit _to many, a and help.

more pretentious stage. The interval between the
nore was agreeably filled by a choice and varied FiE-On Thursday evening last about 9 o'clock
selection of vocal and instrumental music, and the Alarm Bell at the Town Hall was rung, and
seemed to be thoroughly appreciated by the audi- soon after thb large Bell at Trinity Church re-e-
ence. This was followed by the well known farce, echoed the warning sound. It was soon ascertained
" Ici Ou Parle Francais," which was creditably that a small two story dwelling house situated near
performed throughout, the get-up" and acting the marsh to the northeast of the Town-occupied
beinwellin keeping. We feel sure that all who by Mrs. Matilda M.Hooper-was on fire. The Cor-
were present must have spent a most agreeable portion Engine was quickly at the place, and by
evre and we trust that our friends m ailey its timely services the fire was got under, not how-
eav will not be long before they again provide a ever before the house was much damaged-and
siIilar tieat: while the company produces such an considerable personal property belonging to the
excellent fund of amusement and pleasure, we have tenant, destroyed. There is reason to suppose that
io fear. that their efforts will lack the approval of the fire was the work of an incendiary, as the te-
their numerous circle. nant states that she had no fire in the house for two
A---r n-uerous- lis l"to homre ion the i r mnmna of

On Saturday last the i9th (Princess of Wales'
Own) Regiment marched out to Paynter's Vale for
an outi ng, to which spot they were preceded by fte
women and children of the Regiment. Good care
had been taken for their enjoyment of the day.
Several Ladies and Gentlemen from St. Georges and
Bailey's Bay were also present and received the at
t ons of e gallant Officers of the Rtginx-nt,
tho had provided an mple lunch and refreshment
S for there Muioi from the excellent Band of the
forg -ud a T'romi of Minstrels helped to en-,
live- te scene to -ay. nothing of the game of
ive te scehe attention-of both La
Sand Gntlmn who took part in It was
k lP -Ac.-Pc a day of enjoyment to all present.

Thursday and that no one had any right to be
there after she left.
itor of tihe Royal Gazette.
Sm ,--I hai e time been keeping a record
of Storms, &c., I have not at this moment
by me) but acco tomy memory the Barome-
ter has not been so low as it is to-day, at this sea.
son, for more than 20 years, these having been a
steady fall for the last ten or twelve days, altogether
of an inch and a quarter. Only twice since 1853
have I seen it lower and then a cyclone was pass.
ing over us iu the montk* of October-will some of
your readers "correct me it. ng.
Dec. 31, 1877-1PLUVUS.
Dec. 31, 1877-410a.m;.. -

TirnLi, Dec. 21.-Russians under Komaroff cap-
tured Ardanitch by assault on the 17th. Russian
losses were insignificant.
The Russian concentration for the attack upon
Erzeroum on the North has failed and an attack is
improbable. The Russians are suffering for want
of provisions and forage.
GREAT BRITAIN.-LoNDoN, Dec. 21.-Rich-
ard Davitt, a Fenian sentenced to 15 years penal
servitude, was released from Dartmour, on ticket-
of-leave, after serving half the term of his sentence
The "Times" in its military and naval intelli.
gence says:-" During the past twelve months
ships have been constantly employed conveying
stores to Gibraltar and Malta, at each of which
there is now a vast accumulation of war material/,
Orders have been received aL Woolwich for he
manufacture of sixteen pounder field guns. Ji has
also been determined that the four eighty ton guns
for the "Inflexible" be chambered forthwith."
The conviction which has been growing severall
days now almost amounts to a certainty, that the
Dutch steamer "Friesland" from Java to Rotter-
dam, has been lost with all hands off Cape Finistere
She passed Gibraltar Dec. 5th. .'Wreckage has beer
sighted which without doubt came from the Fries.
land. Her crew numbered about 50; no passengers
EDINBURGH, Dec. 22.-A London despatch to the
1 Scotsman" says considerable credit is attached tc
the report that the government contemplates th<
purchase of the p, .suzerainty over Egypt.
MbANCHESTER, 22,.-The Examiner" learn
that the manufaC rers of military stores, who had
large orders for both Russia and Turkey, have re
ceived notices cancelling both.
LoNDoN, Dec. 23.-The Saturday "Review'
thinks it probable the House of Commons may b
asked to make extraordinary grants for military an
naval purposes. Its anticipation of usual period fo
meeting of Parliament is that it seems in some res
pects unfortunate, though it will probably adm
of justification.

At a meeting of the Parishioners of Pembroke
Parish, held at the Town Hall, Hamilton, on Sat-
urday last, the followin:l elections took place :
PAMIsH VEsTRY.-Charles C. Keane, Samuel A.
Masters, William Bluck, Joseph William Robin-
son, Daniel E. Seon, Ebenezer Bell, Broderick E.
OVERSEERS OF THE Poon.-Robert Ward, William
Henry Thomas Joell.
PARISH CONSTABLES.-Syke Smith, William H.
Green, and Abraham J. F. Beek.
Pon KEEPERs.-Richard T. Munroe, and Tho-
mas J. Butterfield.
HEARSE KEEPER.-Abraham F. Beek.
THE WEATHER of late has been very changeable and
singular. The Barometer has had a downward ten-
dency for some days, and f,'r the greater part of yester-
dayit was two and a half tenths lower than during the
severe gale of 22nd O.tobe-r 1875.
In St. George on Sunday evening between 9 and 10
o'clock there was a heavy hail torm, hail stones as
large as nutmegs falling, breaking several pains of
glass in the Town Hall and in many other buildings,
and injuring the onion plants, &c.
We understand that a very smart shock of earth-
quake was felt in many parts of the Island on Sunday
THE PARK.-It will be observed by a notice of
His Worship the Mayor of Hamilton, which ap-.
pears in another part of this issue of the Gazette,
that the Park in this Town will be opened to the
Public from this day. Very much has been done to
arrange and beautify the very limited space of
ground which has been set apart for this purpose
and much credit is due the Gentlemen under whose
care it has been brought to its present state of per-
fection. Some years since when the Bands of some
of the Regiments then quartered at Prospect, were
in the habit of delighting many listeners with their
beautiful music of a summers evening, under the
shade of the cedars, we substituted the name "Vic-
toria Park," being far more euphonious to the one
it previQusLt bore, we did not then expect, though
we hopeAl to see it, enclosed and laid out as it
is at present.
Wang Kien Shoon, Chinese Naval Officer arrived
by the last Beta to join H. M. S. Bellerophon for a
course of instruction. He ranks with Sub Lieu
tenant in our Navy.

ScoT.-S. Oland, Sons & Co. of Halifax, have ap-'
pointed Mr. Aubrey J. Richardson, St. George, their
sole Agent for Bermuda, for the sale of their Beer.
We have tasted samples of both thoAle and Porter
from this Brewery, and so far as our judgment goes
consider them very good-', The 97th Regiment now
n Halifax," writes a commissioned Officer, ,' is
now entirely supplied with Beer by Oland, Sons &
Co.," and adds "I am confident that all who have
ried it here since itsince itstroduction consider it super-
or in quality to any that is imported from the
UJnited States. Many indeed believe it to be the
tandiuction of someEnglish Establishment of long

Three Days later from Europe.
The Royal Mail Steamer Betj, Captain Shaw, in
he unprecedented passage of three days from Hali-
ax, arrived at noon on Thursday last, bringing the
English Mail of the 11th ultimo.
We are indebted to Captain Shaw, and other
friends for files of Halifax papers of the 24th ultf,
applying European dates of the previous day.
TfIl W A D _-,.. .-.... . -.. --. ... ....- -
aonstantinople states that several Mahommetan
deputiess intend to solicit the Government in the
chamber to open negotiations for peace. It is said
he Porte will shortly order a fresh levy for 300,000
BELGRADE, Dec. 21.-The Servians claim they
ave cut the Turkish communication between Nisch
nd Leskovatz, by capturing and destroying Shet-
hina bridge, after a stubborn engagement.
LONDON, Dec. 21.-The "Times" Vienna special
ays negotiations have been proceeding some time
oncerning the neutralization of the Danube. No
understanding was reached so far, as Russia wishes
neutrality to extend to the sea, whilst England and
Turkey seem only inclined to let it reach Sulina.
ATHENS, Dec. 21.-The Greek military estimates
for 1878 will show an increase of 10,000,000 drach-
BUCHAREST, Dec. 21.-Prince Charles of Rou-
mania has received the Iron Cross from the Em-
peror William.
A despatch from Rome says the Ministerial
crisis continues. The Chamber of Deputies yester-
day adjourned indefinitely. The Government meets
with fresh opposition in the Senate and increasing
difficulties in the formation of a ministry. There
is little chance of Signors Depretis and Crishi suc-
Suleiman Pasha, with 10,000 men, has arrived at
Constantinople from Varna. He goes to Adriano-
ple to take command of the army of Roumelia.
Suleiman's8 circuitous route is explained by the
fact that in consequence of ice and snow in the
Balkan passes, heavy material is more easily trans-
ported by railway to Varna, thence by sea to Con-
stantinople. It is thought also that a portion of the
troops from the Quadrilaterial have gone to Rou-
melia by land direct, as the Czarowitch reports that
the Turkish forces outside of Rustchuk and on the
Lorn have withdrawn.


Hro M S Nassau, N.P.
H. M. S. Bulfinch double screw gun vessel,
Commander Rodney M. Lloyd, arrived on Satur-
day last, from Nassau. yd, arrived on Satur-
We are indebted Io a friend for z fie of the 2as
sau Guardian, of the 15th ultimo. o e as
We are glad to announce that the first operate
in Sugar-making at Alice Town, North Bimtns
which commenced on the 29th of last month, have
been crowned with success. The fine sparkling,
large grained samples forwarded to His Excellency
the Governor by Mr. W. 0. Basden, and submitted
to us, reflect great credit on the people of that set-
tlement, who deserve the highest commendation for
their zeal and enterprise. -Nassau Guardian, De-
cember 12.
NASSAU, N.P., Dec. 12tb, 1877.
To the Editor of the Nassau Guardian.
SIU,-Before Captain Lloyd leaves for Bermuda,
will you kindly grant me space in your columns to
return him publicly my sincerest thanks for his
kindness to myself personally, and for the stren-
uous efforts which he made to recover my unfor-
tunate vessel ? Though, till a few days ago, Cap-
tain Lloyd was a total stranger to me, and I had
no claims on his sympathy beyond what one sailor
has on another, I have never from any one, even
from personal friends, received so much real kind-
ness. Not only were the services which he ren-
dered to my vessel altogether gratuitous, but to-
wards myself he has shown a friendly consideration,
which makes me a debtor to him for life. *
His courtesy, generosity, and kindly sympathy
have been such, as in a long experience I have
never seen equalled.
Very truly yours,
Master Am. Schr. Armida Hall."

Lieut. and Adjut. F. A. Ashby, 46th Regiment,
is to proceed by next Beta to Halifax, for the pur-
pose of going through a course of Garrison Instrui'-
1W The Meteorological Observations for the week
ending 23rd ultimo, taken at Prospect, and a
SCricket Score,," appear on first column 4th page
of this No. of Gazette. 4&



To-Morrow Wedi
2nd, at 12 o'clock,
/ the old
Tust landed from Schooner ",j. W.
. S. Extra Family FJ'1
S-"1 ~Rye .
Bags OATS wCorno MEAL
BIs., Half Bls. dERS & BACON
Boxes Smoked HERRI-.
Packages Superior BUTTIL
Boxes CHEESE Do.
Do. Canned FRTTIT TE!
Do. Adamant. & Tal0ow CApNDTI
Do. Laundrv & ToileOb S .APS.-
1Bls. K-ro. OIL BAS-

A few Tons

With Awni, &c.,

20 Bls. Choice Sweet POTA T S

Hainilton, 1st. Jany.. 1.7. -A: ar '
N.B.-Swllotk Tud ...f...a.... ... .

n .. 1 -- ....-I.l -I I U .I' >\0 i.ON I ": i- 't
S.ale( w^ ill tackle first fa ir day-*r.
with H. E. G."
el -$T Ak 'A 20/-. .

An Inquisition was held in Sandys Parish on the
29th ultimo, before Charles C. Keane, Esqr., Coroner.
on view of the body of an aged colored woman namfd
Mary Bean, who was found dead in bed at the Poor
House. Verdict, died from natural causes.

BIRTH, at Sea View, Smith's Parish, on WednesdnY,
26th December, the WIFE of Clarence Peniston, Es,r:.,
of a SON.
........., in Pembroke Parish, on 27th ultimo, Mns.

MARRIED, on Tuesday, the 19th December, at the.
residence of Matson Williams, Esqr., Mount Hope,'
New Jersey, by the Rev. Dr. Aikman, the REVD. D. E.
PLATTER, to SUSAN R., youngest daughter of the late
Capt. William S. Hutchings.
. D&W W ,

DIED, at St. George, on the 18th instant, MARY
ELIZABETH DAvIs BOURNE, second daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. John T. Bourne.
....... in this Town, on Tuesday, the 25th ultimo
after a long and painful illness s M 4-9 e--wffe oI
William N. Pitt, Esqr., aged 57 years and 10 months.
.......... at his residence Radnor House." Tfamiltnn


year of his age.


hereby gives Notice that
The PARK in this Town
To the Public from This Date.
It is hoped that those who avail themselves of
its use will he careful not to damage, or in any
way interfere with, the Trees, Shrubs. Flow-
ers, &e.
Hamilton, January 1st, 1878.

By the Mayor, Aldermen and Comr
mon Council

3re Requested TO MEET at the
Town Hall,

8th Jany. Inst., at iI o'clock,
'To Elect the Tayor, Aldermen,
and Coim on Council
For the Ensuing ,"ear
H milt 1y. st, 878.


The A annual General Meeting of the


Will be held at the Boa

4th January, At 4-30 p.m.

Hannilton, Jniny. 1. 1878.

Pembroke Parish .c-
ALL Persons having ACCOUNTSoagainst
A Pembroke Parish, for he period froase
31st March to 31st December,.n1877, wllltsy
render them to the Unersigneaby Fda

Pembroke Parish, Dec. 31, 1877.-1

W I WAttt


Market Square, St, C", -

To- orrIOW,

Wed 'Jul

January 2, 18T7S,

10 10 do. SALMON
4 Half-bls. DITTO -.
20 Bags OATMEAL, 15lbs. oac
20 do. BARLEY, .-
200 do. Black UA'T' 2 Dualak
"25 B,,oP A TSTtTS
JryIl188.rl &C.
January 1, 1878


1N(~S~ ~C

Notice. ,
.I Promenade U e
Commencing at 61 o'c'c.ek '.
Will take place at Mr. T
BASDEN'S Residence, Hamilti.r, PaiUh, .

The 3rd instant.
The Moz rt's Favorites"-.~* wil bo .
Price of Admission-.,'.

Hamilton Parish. Jany. 1st, 1878 -

Sellinq at Reue

SN View'of tho present pressur-i o tl, time, I
am necessitated to sell at a avy iw figure,
CIGARETTES and Other Goo -.
Messes, Canteens, ond others v. i vj -io *.e5 j
call and obtain prices and sanr. .
C. H. ROb 0fi 6 A,
-- ;
Hai'- '" .rany. 1878.-I
Colonist copy. ,1

Genuine I'eneriff Onioi
Seed, "
''IPA 1ftl..

r THE Undersigned have made ',>rrri-ir.
for obtaining a quantity r ', :,
Ited and White T'l'neriffe

O union ee
For the Season of'
And have a Lit open 'fvruenr 6#
the Engage o -
Early Ajplic-i e rec i

l n, l er 11, 1877." '

"-VWanted a C'O..
For the Officers' Mess, Ca.t-. ; .
Ireland Islanm .
Wages-- 2 a, .
Must be a first-rate CoW '%;
but an active, and indulrio0toV1
taken. Required to find a san.ti1
wants to goohome.
Apply with testirmonials ~-
CAPT Tli4A*'
Casemates BarracKs, -
Dec. 31, 187. '"

.._ -
) .= .. ,,. =, -.4

4 -

- ~ ^



i1- 1L LP~.

ALL. Public Auction.


At 12 o'clock,
n T rsday nex
3rd instant, r
BLS Garnet PEDS'
i Barrels Western REDS
Cases Roast BEEF. 2 1,. Tins
D is Prime Shore (ODFSH
Tubs and Kegs America ,
s Pe(l 3ARLEY po

.R g LINES an" H-0,K

.IYoung PIGS.
ilton January 1st, 1878.

n Friday Next,
4th Instant,
y public auction,
'id r' the MJieddle Shed,
Opposite t.he Stores of T. H. PITT, Esq.,
At 11 o'clock, A.M.,
'om1sionment of Choice Family
Bis. M AL Bls. Pilot BREAD
Bags OTS, 3 bus. each
BtrTTER, in Tins 10lbs. and 251lbs.
LARD, in Tins, 10lbs., ,20lbs. and 251bs.
Souchong TEA, .1 chests "English Breakfast"
49" i c FIGS, Boxes
W UITS, assorted
es BI CUITS, assortment
RRIN 8, Boxes
OOMf BUCKETS, assorted sizes
gs ea NUTS Kegs NAILS
SWrapping PAPER, assorted sizes
PORK BEE alsteads
r miscellaneous Articles.

ST. H. PITT, Consignee.
S1, 1878.

i *^'r._

in all

its Branches8

11HE SCHOOL in connection with the
above Institution, under management of
T. DAVIs, EsQ., M.A., the Primary Depart-
went of which is conducted by MIss ELIZA-
aT FOWLER, will re-open on

7th January, Inst., At 9 a. m.
Parents and Guardians wishing to enter
Children to this Seminary will please make
application to the Undersigned who will, make
known terms of Tuition, and all further infor-
nLuition required. A Liberal Scale of Charges
for 3 or more children of one family.
Treasr. School Committee.
Hamilton, Jany. 1, 1878.-*
TI K Regular Quarterly illeeting of the Young
be held at the ODD FELLOWS IIALL, Hamilton,
oa Tuesday evening next, the 8th instant, com-
mencing at 7'30 p.m. Election of Officers at
114e same time.
By order,

Ha ,nih.n, Jany. 1st, 1878.


S Notice.
We have been to offer
n'udted to offer
^ FOR Sat4
A'uperior Granar
4 Which cost in London over 100f;
e property of a Gentleman shortly to lea
these Islands.
Hamilft, Janyst, 1878.-3

Eating Potatoes,
moij Quality, in Prime order,
F or Sale by
S' W. '. JAMES.

42 Front Street.
42 Front Street.

Family Residence and
Sixteen Acres of Land in Smith's Parish.
I have received instructions to offer
for Sale,

The 28th January, instant,
r r in i t a g ,
In Smiths Parish, formerly the Residence of

The HOUSE is situate in picturesque and
well Timbered Grounds of about Sixteen Acres,
more or less,. commanding a fine view of the
South Shore, and with a little expense might
be made, with its surroundings, one of the
prettiest Residences in the Islands.
The Planting Land (much of which has ne-
ver been turned over for many years), is of the
richest description, and capable of yielding
large Root Crops, There is also sufficient
Pasturage for two or three Cows. Plenty of
young Trees for Fencing.
January 1, 1878.

p u li Auction,

17th January, 1878,

SHo'use & Land
Late the Property of TIMOTHY SEY-
The HOUSE contains four Rooms, Kitchen
and Outhouses, and bounded as follows :-
North, by Public Cross Road; South, Land of
the Heirs or Devisees of William Morris (Pilot)
deceased; East, Lands of the Heirs or Devi-
sees of Charles Hewlett, Esqr., deceased, and
West, by Land of the Heirs or Devisees of
William Morris, deceased.
For further particulars apply to
Somerset, Dec. 31st, 1877.-3

Notice This.

Boston, Iced FRUITS and Eight other sorts
And a full lino G-OO IBTE and PROVT-
Family Grocery.
N.B.-Business commences to-day. Inspec-
tion Solicited.
Hamilton, Jany. 1st, 1878.-2
Gazette only.


from any part of the World, supplied at Pub-
lisher's Prices-when paid in advice.
Subscription to Tower Library, 8/in advance.
Subscription to Newspapers and Magazines 15/.
Subscription to Library, Magazines and Pa-
pers 20/.
There are Newspapers and Journals pub-
lished on nearly every Science, Trade or Pro-
fession, and no man need now be ignorant of
his Business.
TERIALS for Tradesmen, &c., imported at
shortest notice.
The Tower.
Jany. 1st, 1878.-1

T'he Undersigned
W OULl) respectfully notify his friends and
Patrons that after Jaruary Ist, 1878, all
repairing done at his Establishment must be
paid for on deliveryy.
Hamilton, Deer. 31, 1877.-4

Please Attend,

pARTIES INDEBTED are particularly re-
quested4o attend to their Bills as noon as
they have been presented, asithe Subscrber has
to meet demands which must be promptly met.
45 Front Street, ? 2
Hamilton, 1st January, 1878. (
Bermudian once, Colonist on 9th.


A Dwelling House,
In Good Repair. ---
CONTAININ(, Seven Rooms, with Out-
houses, and one acre Land, pleasantly
situated on an eminence near the Ferry To a
person employed in the Dock Yard this house
would be very convenient. Immediate Posses-
eion. For Terms, &c., apply to
Somerset, lst Jany. 1878.-2
Roya Gazette only.



VFres Garden


Jttsi I&"cceivedI.



in great

Also, A Choice Assortment of PIAS &
Garnet & Minnesota POTATOES for Planting.
ONION SEEKD LIST being rapidly filled up,
but.Wvill be kept open at the Subscriber's and at
EDWARD W.OLFF'S, St. George's, for a limited
period, to permit parties to supply themselves
with ,eed pronounced by Farmers Ito be the
best imported.
No. 45, Front Street, 3
Hamilton, 1st January, 1878. 3
Colonist and Bermudian once next week.

Jl Prosperous JVew Year to all !

Don't forget that MCCALLAN & Co.
Sells only the
"Genuine" Onion Seed.
This Seed Produces Onions a fortnight ear-
lier than any other to be had in this Market.
Intending Purchasers are reminded that the
Annual Engagement List is now open.
This Seed will be delivered at any part of
the Island free of carriage.
St. Georges, 31st Deer., 1877.-2
Colonist Copy.

Lime! Lime!! Lime!!

5000 BISHiEL S Of

Burnt entirely with Wood,
FOR SALE by the Undersigned.
Smith's Parish
1st Jany., 1878.-1-m 3p

All Orders left at the Stores of Messrs. J. T.
DARRELL & Co., will be attended to.

A. Few Barrels New York "Garnet
Seed Potatoes,'
Nicely Sprung, in excellent order for Planting.
Jany. I, 1878.-2 3p
Gazettte only.
A LL Persons having Demands
against the Undersigned on personal ac-
count, or against the Schooner Iound," or the
Boats Menito" or Alabama," will please
present them to 31st Inst. of December, 1877,
\after which period no business accounts will be I
acknowledged unless made by express written
orders from Mit. ANDREW GREIG at St.
Georges, or
-hmilton, Decr. 29, 1877.-2
Colonist copy twice.


AAeood COOK,
Apply at the Royal Gazette" Office.
December 28, 1877.

1Aight Hu1tdred Po nids
To defray the Expenses of the Brigt.

'Julia Lingley,'
HARWARD, Master,
AND CARGO, at this Port in distress on a
Voyage from New York bound to London,
said' amount to be secured by Bottomry and
Respondentia Bond.
Cargo consists of 1500 Barrels NAPHTHA
and 2676 Cases RADIANT OIL.
TENDERS will be received from Parties
willing to advance the amount until
5 o'clock P.M. T7iurs,7(ay Next,
At the Office of
St. Georges, Decr. 29, 1877.

For Sale,
About the End of the

One DOG CART, fitted for Single
Horse or a Pair, with Pole, complete. Built
at Quebec.
Two Bay MARES, accustomed to
run singly or as a pair, both good for Saddle
and have been ridden by a Lady.
One Chestnut MI RE and one
Black MAl E. both accustomed to Parade
work, will stand fire, and have been constant-
ly ridden by Ladies.
A Complete Set of DOUBLE
HARNESS in very good condition, converti-
ble iio Sing'e I harnesses at will.
For further particulars apply to the FLAG-
January 1, 1878.

December 28th, 18

Revising Offleer.


T RE Co-partnership heretofore
existing under the firm name of S. S
INGIIAM & CO., is this day dissolved by mu-
tual consent.
Either Partner is authorised to sign in liquida-
All Accounts remaining unpaid on 31st
March, 1878, (excepting such as have been con-
tracted under special arrangement) will be pla-
ced in legal hands for collection.
Hamilton, 31st December, 1877.


'I'HE Business of the late firm will be con-
Stinued by the undersigned in his own name.
until further notice.
Hamilton, Ist January, 1878.-3
Other papers once.

Ihe Genuine Teneriffe

For 1878.
plltE UNDERSIGNED expects to receive in
8E PT EIM B E lI NE ,XT, a Supply of RED
And would recommend all those who have not
yet engaged, to coma forward and secure
some of the Genuine Article.
Hamilton, Jany. 1st, 1878.-4 3p.

For Sale.

I Gamine Cock & 5 llens,
Imported by CAPT. GRANT, 46th Regt.
4ft The well-kno Hunter

Apply to
CAP T. TRA1LL, 19th Regt.,
Ireland Island.
December 31, 1877.

For Barbados and

T. H* A. Pitt,
INGHAM, Master.
Will sail from St. George's for Barbados thence
to Demerara, _

On Thursd '4ext,
The 3rd instan.
FREIGHT LISTS, either way, are open at
the Offices of

llarilton, Jany. 1st, 1878.*

Colonial ecretary' Ofice,

Revisal of the Electoral
HE REVISING OFFICER will attend in
_T the several Parishes of these Islands at
the times and places hereinafter specified, for
the purpose of Revising the Register of Free-
holders according to Law, and will hear and
determine all applications for Registry, and
all objections made to the name of any Free-
holder being placed or allowed to remain on
the Register; and he hereby notifies all Per-
sons who claim to be Registered on any trans-
fer of Real Property, bearing date on or before
The 31st Day of December, 1877,
That unless their respective titles to Registra-
tion are then and there produced to him, their
names cannot be inserted in the Lists of Free-
holders for Election purposes before the An-
nual Revision in January, 1879.
In SANDYS Parish, at the VESTRY ROOM, on
Tuesday, the 15th of January, 1878, at 1
o'clock P.M.
RooM, on Tuesday, the 15th of January,
1878, at I past 11 o'clock A.M.
In WARWICK Parish, at the VESTRY ROOM,
on Tuesday, the 15th of January, 1878, at
10 o'clock A.M.
In PAGET Parish, at the VESTRY ROOM, on
Monday, the 14th of January, 1878, at past
1 o'clock P.M.
In PEMBROKE Parish, at the TowN HALL,
Hamilton, on Monday, the 14th of January,
1878, at 12 o'clock, Noon.
ROOM, on Thursday, the 17th of January,
1878, at 10 o'clock A.M.
In SMITHS Parish, at the VESTRY Room, on
Thursday, the 17th of January, 1878, at 4
past 11 o'clock A.M.
on Thursday, the 17th of January, 1878, at
past 12 o'clock P.M.
In ST. GEORGE'S Parish, at the TOWN HALL,
on Thursday, the 17th of January, 1878, at
2 o'clock P.M.
The Parish Vestry Clerks are hereby respect-
fully notified and required to meet the Revis-
ing Officer punctually at the times and places
above specified.

Colonial Secretary's Office,
DECEMBER 29TH, 1877.
ALL Persons having Demands against the
Public Treasury, for Services which are
authorised by law and which have heretofore been
paid by the Public in virtue of such legal author-
ity, are hereby required to render their respective
Accounts made up to the 31st day of this present
Month oj December, to the CLERK OF HER MA-
On or before the 8th day oJ Janu-
ary, 1878.
rTh Committee of the General Assembly ap-
,pointed under the authority of the Act entitled
"An Act to provide for the quarterly auditing
and payment of the claims of certain Public
Creditors,"-are hereby required to meet be-
tween the 8th and 13th days of the said month
of January, and the Committee of the Legisla-
tive Council between the 8th and 16th days of
the same month to audit and pass such Accounts.
By His Excellency's Command,

To Public Vaccina rs.

Colonial Secretary's 'Office,
DECEMBER 29TH, 1877.
A Supply of VACCINE LYMPH (in points)
has been received from Halifax and will
be distributed on application at, this Office.
1 Colonial Secretary.

*. (lanb 0on & 0o.,

Turtle Grove, Dartmouth. 36 & 38 Duke St., Halifax.
Sole Agent for Bermuda,
St. George's.
0(7 A Large Stock (Hhda. & Bris.,) ALE
and PORTER on hand and just received per
Steamer Beta."
December 31, 1877.

Shortly Expected.

TH E present Stock composed ex-
clusively of all Wool TWEE DS, COAT-
&c., will be sold at reduced prices to make
room for an entirely NEW STOCK.
i Tailor & Habit Maker,
Queen Street.
Hamilton,!Jany. 1, 1878.
Unclaimed Letters.
J H Arton, B J Bengtoon, Benjamin J Burch'
Richard Bunker, Janes Butterfield, Joaquim de Bar.
ro, Robert Baldwin, Alice Belvin, Antonio Calual,
Mena Cohen, Wm Casbolt, E Carey, Morrison Dar-
rell, George W Daymon, Mrs Mary C Eve, J J Fris.
well, J Greenslade, Thomas Geosge, (Fisherman),
Antonio Gomez, Sarah E Hunt, Mrs J Horne, E
Jackson (Devonshire), Wm C Ingham, Mrs Richard
Joell, Jane Lusher, Jose Machado, Mrs L Moultree,
Silveira de Mathos, Mrs Ann M Ockendon, Jose
Machado Azevedo Pereira, John Peters, Samuel D
Robinson, Mrs Ann J Steele, Charles H Speer,
George N Swan, Joseph Smith, Jairus C Swan, Mrs
E B Smith, Jose Pereira de Silva, Somers Tuzo,
Geo Vallis, Charles H Wilkson, Fhos Willcox,
Samuel Winpenny, Major Wilkinson, W Beddam
Whetham, Chas Williams, Saml G Young.
Post Office, Hamilton, Dec. 31, 1877.
FICE, ST. GEORGE, De, 81, 1877.
Mrs E Albuoy, Henry B Burchall, Ir Bartram,
George Carter, E Dumbrell, John A Fih, Mr Tho-
mas, Theodore Lightbourne, '!hos O"fien, George
Perry, Theodosia Richardson, James .eid, Saml J
Richardson, David Richardson, Gilmeth Silver,
Susan A Smith, John A Snyder, John T .,M
das Urzes. latthia

Colonial Secretary's -Offce,
HAMILTON, December 29th, 1877.

Blue Book for 1877.
-has directed the Colonial Secretary to
give notice to all Officers who have customarily
been called upon to furnish RETURNS for the
BLUE BOOK that payment of Salary will be
suspended in the case of any Paid Officer who
may, by delaying to supply the Colonial Se-
cretary withe said Returns, cause the com-
pletion of the Blue Book to be at all retarded.
The FoRMs for furnishing such Returns will
be distributed without delay.
His EXCELLENCY expects that every Officer
will furnish his Returns to the Colonial Secre-
tary by the 15th January.
By His Excellency's Command,
1 Colonial Secretary.
Colonial Secretary's Offiee,
DECEMBER 29TH, 1877.
"TIS Excellency Major-General SIR ROB- W*
SERT M. LAFFAN, K.C.M.G., has re-
ceived information from the Right Honorable
the EARL OF CARNARVON, Her Majesty's Prin-
cipal Secretary of State for the Colonies, that
SHer Majesty will not be advised to exercise
her power of disallowance in respect of the
following Acts of the Legislature of Bermuda,
By His Excellency's Command,
Colonial Secretary.
No. 10.-An Act to continue the Clergy Act,
No. 16.-An Act to continue "An Act in ad-
dition to the Clergy Act, 1869."





.HamUton, JaVary 1, 1878--l pd


VATIONS taken under the direction of the Principal
Medical Officer, Prospect, lUriun.d.. Above the sea
li5 feet.

Wind Temperature previous
9a.m. 24 hours.


Dc. 17

3" 3311


0 e'l
0 c'l
NE .3
E 1
NW 2
NE 3
NW 1

72-1 56-6
69-1 56-8
62-9 59-0
67-' 58-8
67- .51 4-
62-5 ''13--
62-9 ," '





n-l.1' :

Total 0*32
The return match between the Royal Engineers
and Rest of the Garrison, was played at Prospect on
the 21st December, ult. The score speaks for it-
self. As the poet says:-
I ",Some let the ball unstricken go,
some hit it far away,
A few made runs, but then, you know,
Each dog must have his day."

S Corpl. Martin, b Jones....,. ..... ...... .... 0
Lieut. Wood, 6 Jones ....... 0... .
Corpl. Bates, b Jones................ 1
Capt. Heneage, b Carpenter ...... ........
Lieut. Vou Donop, run out...................18
Lieut. Rawson. b Yu ........ ..... ....... 68
Lieut. B r, b Young -... ....... ..............4
Corpl. Risk, b Yqung.................. ...... 0
Capt. Athorpe, run out..................... 4
Lieut. Wilkinson, not out.......... ......4
Lieut. Brady, b-Jones.... ..............
Extras 11
Total 145
Lieut. Phayre, 19th, c Von Donop, b Wood...... 0
Dr. Ring,A.M D., b on Donop............... 3
Pvt. Jones, 46th, b Von Donop................. 5
Lient. Carpenter, A.D.C., b Von Donop........ 0
Corpl. Horlock, R.A., b Wood. ............. 0
TLieinut. Vnno-un 4tr.h b VonDonon -- -q

- ao".. g, .... ..p................
Major Openshaw, 19th, run out.................
Lieut. Vincent, 19th, c Brady, b Von Donop...
Corpl. Huggins, 19th, b Wood...............
Corpl. Jeffers, 19th, b Wood...................
Pvt. Smith, 46th, not out......................


Total 26

Xmas Supplies
&1 1' D, VE R D E /V'


Dress GOODS, &c.
Hamilton, Dec. 17th, 1877.-3

d/lerated Waters, Sc.

W Prepared to Supply
Soda Water, Lemonade,
Giriger ALE and other Aerated

At the' S'horiet Notice, at any part of the
Islands, West of the Causewayt
Orders for the above will be Received at the
"S'fTAll AND GARTERI" Tavern (Late the
.MI E'TIOPObITAN") Queen Street, and at
Itis Store ne:ir the ( oniniiss riat Buitldings, E nst
* End, Hamiilton.
October 9th, 1877.

A Ne w BOO K
Of Rare Originality and Beauty,
Work Days of God ;
... .. *O r,

eC:INo A., D.
By tb PRev0. Prof. -AIlEPBrRT
A. M., D. D.


Closing Business.


NTrENDS retiring from Business and will
Sell the whole of his

(A Large Quantity of which has been recently
mprt d) at greatly redu(:cl Prices.
SKNTS Ready-made CLOTHING, in great
Silver Plated WARE (in Spoons, Forks, Sour
Ladles and Cruets)
Marine and Opera GLASSES
And many other Articles too numerous to men-
N.B.-The Subscriber et-p-.ctfllly solicits all
parties to whom he may be INDEBTEI, to
send in their Accounts for settlement by 31st
JANUARY, 1878, all Accounts after that date
cannot be entertained. It is also well to remind
those Indebted to come forward-without fur-
ther notice, and pay their Accounts to
St. George, Blrmuda 2
Dec. 22, 1877. S



and. in Casks of 4 B


Rosendale, in Barrels,

S. S. 1NGHAM & CO.
Hamilton, Dec, 18, 1877.

For Sale,
VERY handsome French China Tea SETS
English CHINA Queen's WA IRE
House Furnishing ARTICLES
And a general variety of useful Articles.
26 Front Street.
Hamilton, December 17, 1877.-3

John B. Newman,
Reid Street, Hamilton,
(Nearly opposite the Royal Gaze te" Office.)
General Harness Maker and
MATTRESSES made to order.
N. B.-Neatnes, Stre!,;,h and Punctuality
Guaranteed at the above Establishment.
Ilamilton, Dec. 1st, 1877.-3-m.:

HoU F 0 =UI-..
.,UThe Dwelling House
In Towni of Ta.iilton,
At present occupied by Mrs. Louisa Bennett.
Pisse,.sion given in Jainui'ry next.
Apply to
Hamilton, Dec. 18, 1877.*

For Sale. -

A Splendid Saddle


I T has lreeiVed the endorsement and unquali- -
: fied'Ocnmiendation of a large number of the .: '
highest literary authorities in the country to chi
whose criticism it has been subjected. Would Suit any Gentleman of the Permuda taste is so much on the increa
The subject of- the book is the grandesI and unt Club, who would require a good Hlunter. Drinks. The book of 90 pages
nost profoundly inltiesting that can engage
tfie science or occupy the nind of men- HE Apply to and inflation forwarded fe.
CR:AoTI or THE N \VonLD. In the fore part of M. KENNELLY Engineers orston StreetAND
the Work, the Author, in a style clear as it is St. George's Hotel. don, England.
beautiful, yet with conscientious fidelity to facts, St. George's, IS l) Dec., i877.
relates the most wonderful, and thrilling and in-
structlive history that has ever been given to pn t n r
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Supplement to the Bermuda Royal Gazette, Hamilton, Tuesday, January 1, 1878.

cause among other things he represented the most Christians, and, could we believe her, in the face of
e n ti of 187. advanced opinions in the Cabinet, and more 14 P-. her positive history to the contrary notwithstanding,
cord with those whose opposition to Turkey ha4 as the most unselfish champion of Christian civili-
atching the stream of ent events a ee stirred up by the story of the Bulgarian At. zation.
task of no small magnitude. The net worevents of cities The Marquis of Salisbury viited the seve- A second debate took place in the British Par-
1 on sa now so complete and rapid in its opon r ,lro eau Courts en route, apparently more san- liament, the Ministry asserting their policy to be
n ellih'en-u is now sol omplet e r -l ,t. thiLt o aue of tho success of his mission than were the the keen inspection of British rights and privileges,
i,. t.. ove. t, t ...- ar .ur ,in majority of his colleagues, with a firm determination to see that they should
an exul t faiedr The, n P .uminyig,.n1tI proved Sir Henry Elliott had meanwhile been employ- in no wise suffer in the hostilities pending, or in any
-. ina ite. Z1The Pi w-t. Itthe best ng his influence with the Porte to punish the per- subsequent settlement. The speech of the Home
-..i.t ... :. w.t.h l t"- .. t .., tro the ut- tetrators of the Bulgarian horrors, and to carry out Secretary on this occasion was a masterly exposi-
exitin i..- t u tro-.t-, i. ,.itl" which ..hall p tainn needful reforms. All of a sudden, there ap- tion of the whole subject, and Mr. Cross' abilities
s;-t t :Y ifU-oruati,:.' It I. whole .'0om- feared in Constantinople a Constitutional Reform were appreciated by the entire House of Commons.
b;, ..'" "-'rat... n ~,~-'':1' of int-let':tl arty headed by Midhat Pasha whose ideas of Con- On the one hand the old notion, which our tradi-
t.nity .tired I ,',; a t-- :sa stittiual Government were chiefly derived from tional diplomacy seemed to confirm,that aTurkcould
S 'lt h ,:revailel i th, y early imperfect French models. The Porte signed not turn round without affecting British interests,
_-o ..-,tenv. F;',, e ,,f u- a,.:.pitu, th.. o a Firman granting the Constitution giving the Tur- was shown to be fallacious. The old importance
S \V~,v will ., ,' .. to* kish Empire a Parliament. Almost simultaneously of Constantinople was a matter now much modifed,
-- *" -e ou r Pa, iwsh. with the opening of the Conference this Constitu- that even its possession by Russia-could not mate-
t "-e ,.. ,,, \V.o -;.w .t, here tion was publicly proclaimed mid the tiring ,of cAn- really influence British interests; that the occupa-
'i .Uthe '; .:' ,f"Iit11 t be non and the downpour of rain. It was plead- tion of Turkish fortresses in Asia Minor by Russia
QWd. l,:.I A'i sl : t-t,t.tveu n t.,W.. an ed by the Porte as sufficient to meet all the desired would not give her a ready or easy high road to
..., -Il 0. tl -i'' smiieu aer- uac'- and views of the Conference. A preliminary meeting India; that in fact the success of the Suez Canal
an- Y 01. ,I .. r ; t : -e it m e, f the Plenipotentiariesn of the Great Powers was had almost entirely altered our interests in the Me-
S a'.t -v't, tr- "ng held to agree upon a programme. Russia appeared diterranean, while it had given rise to extraordin-
'- .. ,,1i t --,-, tll t our complaisant and whittled down her original de- ary questions. Russia could afford meanwhile to
.. -. -- iip...yed i- ta'ly .:.rinmg mands to a small point, the supervision by Interna- be magnanimous in the matter of the Canal while
t' ,''"* Be 0that as it ,:,y. t:l, ap- tional Commissioners of the reforms to be carried she hall no present prospect of coming near it.
e .ittl and th:-4,aing mu,: out in the revolted States. The Turks took excep- It has been demonstrated to Germany and Aus-
S."3 l iu'." -listi hek '.e, thiC,' .1 -train tion at being excluded from the preliminary meet- tria that the domination of Russia in Turkey south
t ,.m*I- up t.:. the Aiir,--teut-- ."f the ings and indignantly rejected the whole advice of of the Danube is fraught with more danger to

S- -C1 1,- 7 the Conference, alleging that its new Constitution their respective nationalities than to the interests
IR.- Coltlm wi""- 1".7 17 T l*.-s.:utt a ,.. '::J im st promulgated more than embraced the demands of England, because the Danube is a great German
.. tlis .. -l: i-t rap'1. but IMade on them. The Porte was remonstrated with, artery which must be kept open at all hazards.
T,, 11.- ir", t .uly l... ..;lri d but all invain; and, when Lord Salisbury wouldhave This fact will explain Prince Bismarck's declara-
..1.l. :L,:.l Pir-uti l,::- l .t tlil. 1 toi taken his final audience, the Sultan had the tooth- tion that the integrity of Austria is a matter of
: p :u.a pe..:-il "n u.:.t.- .,to a che. The Ambassadors, as had been agreed on, left concern to Germany, and that Germany will take
Sut.l. ,Le t the f:.k- -. t ,,-'it ch Constantinople, leaving the embassies with a charge care that her Southern neighbour is fully sustained.
'" :i,, hi 1.. u h i .ii-aue,"l 'a vastly d'C santinpe ,la v the e mb oJassisy thea charge
uin Olf" : ra'"grl;'l'v" I in i t ay d'Af aires-about the end of January-the tempes- It has been supposed that there is a divergence of
.f. ti' 4 i r y l. i 'r au tuous weather delaying their departure for several opinion between Bismarck and the Emperor of
t*-l '. I ti i 1.i vUA! 4.l' r a hiit.iuo hn rtor edays. Germany on certain phases of this vexed Eastern
1 the l Another halt in the Eastern Question and people problem. As the uncle of the Czar the Emperor
hi.; l--, I r.It asked anxiously, what next? Lord Salisbury feels kindly towards him, and Germany naturally
]- ht l,~, :,, r.- r.l l,ii d.olve warned the Porte that England could not be relied feels grateful that Russia abstained from interfer-
tg. t' I t1' i -* -tti., ( .wl,;m- evn on as an ally, if Turkey, through her obstinacy, was ence during the war with France. And, moreover,
.l"-tu.lhil-' il t t.- ir.i,-, wil thi- are brought into antagonism with Russia; and, to add there prevailed an apprehension in Germany that
Siinr m-tulyiP-. ut th i lir.Iu l.-na th-cise. force to his representation, the British Fleet, which any decided antagonism to Russia might produce
E. inlve : ti,,, h ,\..ti<,ai ,.u -ti,_, a t tly rise had for months been making Besika Bay its render- an alliance between Russia and France and expose
STh 1~ I .. t,:ioE ulv H-i.stat,-i.. t thl, e t1plres- vous, weighed anchor and proceeded to M.ilta. her to a war on both flanks, while Austria and
.A m -t2 aIlo,.u t n H1 .l -iau., al ',i.l vesuc Lord Salisb ry returned to London a few days. ef- benmark might come in under certain contingen-
e v s all, *' dallia ,-,-,.- -"t. :1 .h -lve.r. a ter the o'.iI f the Imperial Parliament a the cies. The position of Germany on the European
.. ...,. ueve otif usual time in ruary which Gladstone and Lowe chequer board is a trying one and weakens her
ti T ho e 'n i l' Oer I tT th I' have would have had together before Christmas. The" foreign policy. The domestic policy of the Ger-
bee a 'd~ '1 h- tw ; h t..,*' correspondence diplomatic was printed and distribu- man Empire must also be materially modified.
deu b" in it-elf a: 'r nmn tdi ted with unexampled celerity and laid before Par- There is agitation within and apprehension from
It t rl will t i f the ligament. It was soon discovered that the Ministry without. Germany has been jealous of the reviv-
fuLIIL h4 t. rn-iaaek au. to wiI, .t aiv, at a were more in accord with the Oppositig than hai. ing power of France, and has asked why so many
dispas.Si- vi ti, hit,r 4 and been supposed, and the practical result was a tacit French troops are stationed near the frontier, and
ge't.i 1 ith l t v te t ar- support to the non-committal policy of circumspec- the ultramontane hand, which has been shewing f ,,r uret r ., ttIe bar. udy tion which had all along been followed. The ar- itself in French politics, is to Germany a no slight
and dl .vil l 1l. .:, ,-. That mistice between Servia and Turkey was renewed and cause of apprehension. Even Italy has been cre-
'ha bistly ,f ,:,1 tii-e will -I .v e aI -' i influ- nerms of peace exceedingly favourable to the Prin-. died with ambitious views on the Adriatic at the
See on .i .el, ,a the .:in -e littlel .- doubt, cipality secured. cost of Austria. The Czar sent an autograph let-
i" ,tt v wa e. : ilt s:lubser- The Porte was in a strait. On the one hand, there ter to th Emperor of Austria for certain privileges
t,'ll ,:,ui. ur-, ,:-n .,1 hu ,i, itri was the fanaticism of the people, afeelingof indig- in open g and conducting his c t mpaign in Tur-
tei-.u,, mil .., l h ie ,tructive Elnation at the conduct of Russia in the Servian key. Austria has remained firm refusing them, as
ud of, lvr h ',!l it I- pac campaign, a suspicion of the real designs of Russia, inconsistent with her own neutrality and the peace
SThe : R,,v ..-zt. -- x t, for and an intimate knowledge of the Russian forces within her own borders, and has been under the
halfa i i,. mobilized on their northern frontier, necessity of mobilizing a portion of her own army
ada '-,-., ..- ,-ut. alnu v. '' of- The next important move was a circular note, by to effectually guard her frontier and be prepared
,.O'I ,a .,,t .4i a` 'I W,,2, -,..,t m h .; which Russia sought to avoid the onus of the ques- for emergencies. If Germany and Austria are not
La Th. i -...." si -. "a.e ti h ons aI t iass, a-1d to draw the other Powers into a a he -e mno n snot the eforlne
S-_ i- hi ,,-7= ,,I'. ,,,._ a .. ,a ,_,, t e ,h o r_-ea __o tho e br~ S .n occupation of Constantm ople, i is not for E ngland,
t, B i ... i n !,,<-,- [l "i' .. i ~otXu n allwere tby aGreroat LPowers. as of old, to fight their battles. The occupation of
& : x. nlr t i 1 -.-xO t .Vi, I i-.. .a.Ly England. recognized the difficulties of the Turkish Constantinople by Russia has for us this one i-
i 1' it -'' u th" I" t '' h cnt-ur situation, as. viewed by a Turkish Minister, and was' portant feature, that the m maritime influence of Rus-
n 4' L, ,- k- .. ..l ,-aith willing, notwithstanding the repeated failures in ia will thereby be largely extended, and we may have
A te i, ric., .,it -i,-- st ifrli.T pro- htne hpad tb e p "Cs ttin of Mhidhat Pasha in time to contest the through navigation of the
'l d I me 'Z .. -l .p t s. _~t..t.ion a fair chance, recognizing the importance of having Mediterranen and the Soer Canal with her. Eng-
ir allv mIle nt ta it t erI- rri rrb Meniterranean fo th e properith her. tish
e ne.. t*- l.a- i k.., .-- ite -i. ven by the even a weak Government to none at all, and, behiev- land must have the Suez Canal as a thoroughfare
-li f '.- ..thalf eut, v. But the in that Turkey, thus left, would see it her best po- to India for her ships of war and her troop ships
S... -u.: va r t aun wt,u mii n ire.arl hu. ey gu to o her nteal administration .h as well as her merchantmen, and cannot therefore
o i-" ai't i t." i" "s ma nyum elated It was deemed prudent that our Ambassador consent to any scheme which demands the neutrali-
l- t Awil -i': a u -i. i.. l pri" Us have should return to Constantinople, but Sir Henry El- nation of the Canal. With regard to the Canal, we
s I Oit.ii. on f.. t are ott s health preventing, r Layard was requested are placed in a somewhat anomalous position. It
at. ih- 11. v i'. ot' ..r .- to leave Madrid and assume this Diplomatic duty. is our vital highway to the East which we must at
t. i li' for Early in March General Ignatieff visited Paris and all hazards retain. And yet the only title we have i it a ~ ,:t- iub- London, to bring to a point the correspondence to it is, as a co-partner in a Joint Stock Company, to
,-,r. Th con- which had been passing between the Great Powers the extent of some four millions sterling: It is in
It i v in.'el f:r.. the since the dissolution of the Conference at Constan- Turkish territory, and here precisely lies our diffi-
Swith atif.ltion tinople. The result was the signing of the London culty. We have no sovereign rights there except
Pif' m m ii i .t wi hi ull s r'el:ti vely Protocol, which called upon Turkey to disarm, to such as we may usurp as occasion may arise.
d Wie ar ip i at,:' th .l i. 1nefits send an envoy extraordinary to St. Petersburg to That it is not only for the prosperity of British il ji-: lit,. if" we .touil only treat with Russia on reforms agreed on. Almost- interests but those of Europe generally, that Eng-
)'_ ta theimo m-u i ,f exienci all the Powers signed this with reservations, Eng- land should have absolute control of the Suez Canal,
umiv..i,.. .r., live.c n we -utvery land providing that her assent was conditional on will be fully admitted by the commercial world.
V liy il..w n.,:*.-huI l tti: I w arne-tl-- thruthv wer-. and Russia abstaining from hostilities with Turkey. Our commerce, our vast political areas, the great
Sw Ed .i-:,w ...i .,iti-ta :.ti,, n witli th w,,ild in This brings us to the end of M ch, a month after liberality of our commercial regulations give us
Sr,,l ius. Iir'. i- no th"i.jiu. li.' te .tindes peace had been concluded between Sirvia and the the right to claim the rights we demand, not only
wveh ha,! l.,.-. m-l,t,-. au:l i-' U..hlimiting th Pote in our own interests, but i those of the e n ur o est th oef he whole
'.on whi,.h l,iv v.-t Ie arrive,- at. Midhat Pasha's sudden banishment, shortly after world. If our commercial practices were restric-
nst a, 1',; w.- ,,-,:.,:'liu' from us. ,:.h-,uI hung his Constitution was promul.a,^ for alleged trea- tive, then might we be inveighed against, but we, as
th at-ru i.,-,u.- Thk- in n i,' e th,*een tson, in noway lntrfered, as some supposed it would, nation, who own nearly half the shipping, all told,
t .-in i... i n, Ti I. .i- Ie- Rhaw- withthe working of the new system, though doubt- afloat, have surely rights exceeding those of the seven
S, .'. T--r.---. ,iL,- i..:. ili..l'p.,iut'.,I the less theabsecte of its chief spirit wfas a misfortune ral unitswhich compose the otherhalf of the world's
in.i u thli, i,r,,vi.e'-. ;aunl, n,,twitlt.tnding in the Turkish National Crisis. The first Turkish tonnage! Looked at in thislight, the justness of
id fii lI,,P-l md ,,.,v-,.,t l .y t. ,PSevia, Parliament was opened by the Sultaln on the 17th our position is much more apparent. We offer
.h Wu-.iu ,ii.,m ,..- lh..:il ditf,.ultv iu ,-x\llain- March, but its deliberations were not marked by free navigation of the Canal to all nations as far as
h, i''.i.It trt r im,, u wiro far fi.,,l I s,tiit,: ,.tory. any remarkable wisdom, and, inthe warlike condi- concerns their mercantile marine, and we claim the
,.-,iit-.i by i the imlp,,rt-:t umtf ,, the tion of the country, and straitened finance there same from the holders of Constantinople, whoever
VO. _tit, t t1 t: Orthi:tlox'v, had was little scope. Ihas been wellpointed out, as a they may be, that the Dardanelles and the Bospho-
e "l v-. m .p u,:",iurin' tli S.r"ians, defect in the CG ution, that under it Midhat rus shall be equally free to the merchantmen of all
-,:i..l. ,,,.. t!,B,,- n-iau au,l the Herzego- Pasha s absoluteio!imissalmnd banishment from the nations. But Port Said is of much more conse-
I^ 1l e .-.,, ,L' nt.s ,f thla Ru.'-iua G.,,ern- post of Grand Vizier were admissible, quene to us than Constantinople. So long as hos-
4 t f.,,I I, i w',..kii, .ar:i-stlv t!,roi.l"i.:,it the We must now revert to the famous Berhl Memo- tilities between Russia and Turkey are confined to
,Eiii.. in ; ,'pi'-t way f'r o:me "y.--_ar--, to randum of May 1876, drawn up by the Alliance of areas which do not immediately interfere with our
,'liui ki-i, -icri,-:-,l thil-si' n-.t a fi-w--ud to the three Empierors binding Russia, Au'itiia and tactics, we are disposed to leave them to settle their
iie v,.;y ,. tlh- Bul.i..iii -,.li;i-,m f',.r the Germany, and which England at once r'I.-.t. d as own quarrels, as best they may; but, when it comes
',' ':.uiiin,.h in w-rkimLng ut thi i.-..,veted impracticable. The substance of the document was to a final reckoning between them, we shall allow
i !'t4-" l,.'*.=t ;iuikiun Turk-y in Eimirip,- the this, that all the Great Powers should prescribe neither Russia nor Turkey to do anythino- that will
I ..i.. ...... U .t I- 'i,' 'mmv o f,t !u--i. pitiv-e reforms to Turkey and allow her twelve interfere with our rights through the Suez- Canal.
'm lu..., -. .'- .,L m.lIt,,i ^ i-,'i ,-,...... ;,.%-rtu, ..iuthi' to execute them, under pain of a jointmii- Turkey may be so far weakened, and chagrined at
Ui ,,|, ,,f t i ti,- ,lf l,-i: it .. .. pos- try .oooupation. Believing for the moment that our non-allying ourselves with her as to accord to
......i t ... .. t' ,ht.l,'-tt '. it i- r',iSOn- Russla miht be honest and iuslfi.hi, ,I',-.ha case, Russia certain demands which miht. be made by
"'. il~.-", |I-J"t])(v l'fll-,l,;f..- ., l.-eing-mnci. snwc now imprctiabl ti sche....e he, sucht as the. neutralization. ofII the'JI C anal. Eng

T LltEl!- .l I --i a shewed howw impracticable thi, scheme er, such as the neutralization of the Canal. Eng-
'ymnt ig '"-yyoud that whi:-h had been would prove in its operation, and Germanay and Aus- land has, therefore, since the Berlin Memorandum
I I _e I pa i -n in 'en t ra I A i a. The tria afterwards seemed to agree wi~h Englandc in referred to, been obliged to reinforce the Mediter-
S~a-. t un-iliing to entel, iunto hi,tilities with her opinion. Judging of past events in the light o ranea squadron and be prepared for any emer-
,th'.- Cln.-. h wa. only tiio ready to war with subsequent occurrences, it may not unjustly be agency; and, since the outbreak of active hostilities,
*-1. nu.1 im, at somethii a of a crusade to thought of Russia, that her designs and plans were has r, leshed the editeak o actve garstiltieon s,
"I, I 0. ~hitil of if .l'- ,ie'ti Bulga- made from the first, that all this d1iplomatieofencing their u trnoth. Whate difr e
..t_ l i v'-L. n. and ....nI -l the lruussian was got up. to gain time, to put plausible face on ion may :i,- amongst us respecting Russia and
,' tal,-s a ft t u r k k iis'h t-ie rule matters by displaying a- creditable virtue and for- Turkey, if our interests in the Suez Canal are
4, -i ti .. an -lin.i ,iply bearance meanwhile. iTh rIth Mlinistry, far threatened, te country would almost unanimously
i tl-R.P'-.-l'j pe:.-:nut himself i, no .;trauger from being afflicted with UUN..-,h.;bia,. had given respond to thn n d a tnanc fourY
i- ai e uarian At- Russia every considerate n.a srove to postpone, rights. The Iperial Parliament has been sum-
iEd aln..Nt tha, onl1 want ng widely preached, sup- if not entirely to avert, h'ostiliie between Russia moned, nearly thioe weeks earlier than usual, that
Ail poel, ,ani it e-fctuall-y did ti rouse Russia and Turkey. Financially R .ia was unequal to a it may be thoroughly instructed in the exact situa-
didc of Novel. 1- -,l( s. Int e second war, and the best interests o the country, as the tion of European politics and aum th rpn
'Nh ti Mse 187 I e Czar made h1is famous Czar well knew, was peace. diplomatic artifice had Mibility of directing ur national destinies at a en-
i i was the fi'st indication been exhausted, trade and commerce generally, ow- ti-al moment of our' htory. We must stand alone
l. ption it et with only yed poverty -whi- had been hanging in maintaining our own rights, and we need not
a-.eptable w, r timnts. Per'so -- e was at hand anud re augtus n esuls. Ut is t iW-likl. hat Lor-Berby,
had o t..r a paesiral maa a.a Su)relne ni et t_ e cam- who has pronounced the Crimean war a mistake,
tie more inc li.eud th.- 'enta- arrived for the Czar. Nothing since hiwa- now would do .aything-+lead ts into any such contest,
I t,:- I n d tt a a nd it i s n o t lik e ly th a t th e lo lic y o f n o n -in te r v e n
AoN-. th- Fiance MLister made Li Je to speech had been done to substantially alter the situ- n which ely hat the d olicy of no-interven with
udert ake a tas, the end of which 'i not eay. ation, he had so far committed himself and could ;hiaf chwe have adhered O p since that war with
C. ~ c' tngle hande with Turkay, lot, if he would, well withdraw. The storm which the careof ou-broke OnL primary concern is
.utt g was not an easy oue. Now, more hn been gathering, now ripe, burst, and the war of others are a s, and seconday that the rights
*i any otbfr co.ut.ryv .is is the power clouna again darkened Europe. On the 24th April us" while best 5s- so as to ahb beneficially on
be doubt.-dL whether he could Russza mally declared war against Turkey to the with energy- toertn them. Lordi Derby replied
ces it wolk. especially, as, surprise oi-one, a decision which the Commercial deaying- the position ussin Diplp c Circular,
S an" the Epress favoured world welco as a ief from the deep depres- biter of the Wllofa u d by stla of .v -
.."_-s '.- ., d basae oe, but in the north- o
th -.-." sion which unefaint, aggravated, if in the first na the strength of th e re al in Plev- (
r iwith the Port instance it did not pvo ace it. From Moscow south- is broken, with the Russ ia patace oKars the
a armiA e with the revolted ward the feeling wa ose b, inw the nussitp oof campaign n i ars the
tan afte uc falt, stec-eeded Russia the pulse wbut the north of Tukish campaign in A Minor is circumscribed
aa, ,f.ere'mnc, c eautiople which Royal Proclamation beating more calmly. By and crippled, and -o may therefore look that the
,-pAeren at .embi rTtinople which Royal Proclamation the Queen enjoined a strict end is approaciUng of a war, which Lord Beacons. t
w which Turkey an between ussioandl is ects in the conflict be- field has ri y called, cruel and unjustifiable." 1
w tth i .o hat Powers of lomaRtic note of =oShaTkofu^ an the h raar dip- In the setlemen Af it, we must not allow ourselves c
to ee upon the Emeror are -aaion of to be carried y with any vague sentimentalism.
t &-roee. Lod Sal- Emi eror are all ison with the old story -e must face,. acts, we must probe through th; P
!& y Ellit which Russia hae s put fo rd on all similar e- ska nd see whether all is sound at the core. And, 'T
Ss, c-: he goe fort a -ampi of -or want of more expressive language, we will again P

tor having arrived, vvW. U. gii"htAua..w, i., C icate
and read the following address, which was received (Communicated,
with loud applause. THE CHURCO II BERHUDA.
SSir, A large majority of the old inhabitants of Bermuda,
Sir, a te sio men who command respect, not only for their age, but
1 I desire, as the senior Churchwarden, and in I
the name of the Parishioners, to avail myself of also for a sound common itsense when any question for
the good of the community is proposed to them, and
the earliest opportunity of expressing our unfeign- they o re asked for their opinion, have often said with
ed satisfaction at seeing you again amongst us regard to the question which we propounded for discus-
and looking so much improved by your visit to sic-n in our paper of December 24th, that it is for the
the United States. And take advantage of- the good of Bermuda that the Church Livings should be
occasion to present you in the nne of the P- kept, if possible in the hands of Bermnudians. We en-
6! "1i- i,5e tr ;th a ,-, cons e 'e'-io, .,mu ,c to show that even if the theory w ere correct,
and chain and testimonial, signed with the names, there could not be found a supply equal to ftim demand.
of the subscribers thereto. But we think the idea itself is a mistaken one ;
While we look back with pleasure to the ma the mth Clerical Profession is the most te most tremendopnly
9 acts of kindness and sympathy you have always possible one upon earth, and the most difficult to leare
shown to those in sickness or in any other trou- and can be properly learned only by a wide experience
ble, during your ministry, which have always human hearts, and an intimate knowledge or h
marked your dealings even with those who differ- Bermuda to be a keen and clever m1 it, and a really
dence to your future ministlook forward watch entire coi- ood gardener, but lie must mix w multitudes of
dece to your future ministrations, the earth, he must see poverty in i;-mI hardness, he
We trust that as a kind, conscientious and must compare hen temptations of the rich, he must
sympathetic Rector, you will year by year gain a listen to the sceptic, stand face to face with the doubter,
closer hold upon the regard and affection of your have his own thoughts turned in upon himself, that he
friends and parishioners, may prove himself and be and be approved by his own con-
We desire to express our earnest hope that you, science, before he is fit to undertake an independent
whose kindness has won so many hearts, may long position in the Ministry, and this requires years. Let
be spared to wear the spared to wear the watch and chain which I us and chain which I us suppose a case. A Living inBermuda has become
now present to you, and that it may constantly vacant. A young Bermudian has just taken is degree
~~" men o a been ordained, and has served in a curacy for a year.
remind you t hat time i hastening oh n and that o i T yearple o p h .
beyond time is eternity." ni nd He obtains the living, settles amongst his people, and
beyond time is eternity. does his work well as far as his experience has taught
After having received the watch, chain and him. His people are his friends, they have known him
framed testimonial, the Rev. Mr. Lightbourn re- from the timeehe was a boy, they respect him and loval
lied ase follows e him,.listen to his clever sermons with admirat~-
i a botlhae o m t coe ms e acknowledge that his system with the schools, anin,
nMr. Higinbotham, allow me to offer my sincere carrying out other routine work is good, but if a great
"u and warm thanks to you and other Parishioners spiritual want arises, will they go to him and lay bare
of St. George for inviting me to meet you this their thoughts, and if they do has he been sufficiently
"evening. I thank you, sir, for the very kind face to face with spiritual distress to be able to say the
" words which you have just now expressed to me, right words and give the right advice. If it were an
humbly trusting and believing that they convey oldish person who desired his ministrations in this way,
" the heartfelt sentiments of all whom you nec would not the very lact of the young clergyman, having
s ent been a boy and youth here be naturally a hindrance on
I thank you also for the very handsome watch both sides The non-appreiatio of a prophet in his
"andtchainy aown country and amongst his own kindred does not rest,
and chain, and the testimonial signed by the upo unerit or demerit, but is to a great extent a natur-
Ssubscribers to this token of affection. Had I al feeling. We say again let us open our livings to al
been asked to choose for myself a present, I think Clergy in full communion with the English Church.
a watch would have been my choice, but I must We want proved men-men of the greatest learning,
"confess I should not have aspired to one of this the greatest experience, the most earnest zeal that we
quality. I am sure I should not have thought of can obtain-men like those who are working amongst
a chain as well. us at the present time, only a sufficient supply for our
My dear Sir, I cannot feel' that I deserve at demand and we can obtain this by no other means than
"your hands such a kind testimonial and still lesby widening our field of choice, and substituting for the
do I feel that I amn deserving of your flattering old false saying that it is good for the land that the
"' word s i n regha rdtoi nee children of the laud should hold the livings, the true
"words in regard to my ministrations among you; theory that the man, if lie can be obtained, who has
' but having just returned from my friends in Ame- been thoroughly proved and tested by a long exper-
Srica with renewed health and having again ence of Ministerial work however much a stranger lie
" entered upon my duties, be assured I shall do all may be at first, will be the wisest choice and most bene-
in my power to become worthy of the character ficial to the country.

m- r wimcn you so Kindly give me credit.
I would desire to avail myself of this opportu.
nity to thank you and all for your uniform
kindness to me, and particular .uld I express
Smy deep sense of the obligations under to my
Friend and brother clergyman e Rev. Mr.
SMalin, for so kindly volunteering perform my
duties during my late absence. Twvas indeed an
act of true Christian kindness, and in saying this,
I know, I am only giving utterance to your feel-
ings as well as my own.
1 beg again, Sir, to thank you for your kind
Sand cordial address and for the beautiful present
which you and others have given me. I hope, as
"you say, that the wearing this watch may con-
stantly suggest to me 'that time is hastening on
and beyond time is eternity,' and I trust further
1" that the chain may continually remind me of
that bond of affection and union which should
"exist between Pastor and People and all who
love our Divine Master."

A vote of thanks having been proposed, in a few
kind and well chosen words, by Mr. Higinbotham,
and seconded by Mr. Lightbourn, to the Rev. A.
MALIN, Chaplain to the Forces, for his work amongst
them during the Rector's absence, and he having
returned thanks for the same, the meeting was
brought to a close by the Rector offering up the
prayer for Unity, the LORD's Prayer, and giving the

LONDON. Dec f-A des the British
LOsvrnment a1s-, .. iy to mediate,
owing to the dive Oeat'ed Fof the other Powers
on the Turlo-Ru, ent
The London Te8 says no course can be more
reasonable and o vious than that at this juncture
he government should desire to consult with Par-
iament as soon can, without unnecessary in-
onvenience, whetr they contemplate interference
Dr mediation, or sim y a means of securing a good
position in the final settlement of the questiqu.
'hey cannot but fr *aeed of Parliamentary sup-

For the Royal Gazette.
3 SIR,-The human soul without education, says Mr.
, Addison, is like marble in a quarry, which requires to
be hewn out, and chizied by the hand of the workman,
* before it can be adapted to any useful purpose. He
goes on to say it is the same with the human mind;
unless'it be cultivated and expanded by education it
lies dormant,, and the individual lives on a little above
brute beasts th i perish. How needful then is it to
have Teachers qualified to impart knowledge and in-
struction to the rising generation, many of whom go
Forth in the world without the necessary aids which
3 would enable them to surmount the difficulties which
ignorance is sure to encounter in the various walks of
Schools and good Teachers are not as much prized
and appreciated as they ought to be; and least by those
who stand most in need of them. There is not a more
useful and honorable calling in civilized society than a
conscientious Schoolmaster; and it behoves every one
who is a lover of le-irning and desires to exalt the char-
acter of his country, to uphold and encourage those who
devote themselves to the education of Youth.
I am led to, these remarks from having visited, with
some others, the School of Mr. Lines in this Parish,
at a general examination of his Pupils on the eve of
Christmas holidays. Mr. Lines opened his school here
about two years ago, and by assiduous attention and
perseverance he has attained a success, and popularity
highly gratifying to himself and his friends. Indeed
he deserves it: at the examination referred-lo, the ptt.
w Z.ULU' sd c -gress in iiiany bran-
ches ofstudyhighlycommendable and which onvined
the audience they had not been crammedfor aepurpose;
that they had been taught much; and what the.yhad
been taught had been thoroughly learned anduny had
stood. It was pleasing to see the display of mapsrof
different parts of the globe so neatly and accurately
painted even by some of the youngest bos who mani-y
tested surprising aptitude in this useful hnch ofndu.-,
cation. o.
Besides this School, which is confined to boyswe
have a fpxe ISchool which is well attended, and where
the common branches of education are taught, with
French and Music.
I remain, Mr. Editor, Yours, &o.,
December 29th, 1877. -NDY-.


use substantially Beaconsfield's words, that while
there is no nation more desirous of peace than is
England, there is no nation more prepared for war
than England, with whom the cost of a second or
third campaign need not be considered, as she would
not cease till right was done.
(To e continued.)


The above Clergyman., after having labored in the
Parish of St. George for ntfe years, obtained two
months leave of absence and left these Islands on
the 1st November, in the "Canima," to visit the
United -States, returning by the same vessel on
Sunday the 23rd inst. In anticipation of his re-
turn, some of the Parishioners erected a pretty
Floral Arch over the Rectory garden gate, with the
words on it, Welcome home," and the Sunday
School children, together with a good many adults,
waited about. anxiously looking for his arrival. At
seven o'clock a carriage drove up containing the
Rector, upon a given signal the children and others
ranged themselves in two lines and sang a hymn of
welcome, after which three hearty cheers were
BIut a still more gratifying surprise was in store,
for during his absence the Sunday School Teachers
and district Visitors, had been collecting money for
the purpose of presenting a testimonial to him in
the shape of a Gold Watch and Chain. Between
36 and 37 *as collected, and the subjoined ap-
propriate Testimonial drawn up, signed by 233
persons who had subscribed, and framed in an
Oxford cedar frame.
To the Rev. F. J. F. Lighbourn, Rector of St.
" George, Bermuda."-" We, the undersigned Par-
" ishioners of the above Parish, being desirous of
" expressing our heartfelt appreciation of the self-
" denying earnestness, the warm sympathy and the
" Christian love shown by you in your ministry
During the nine years you have labored amongst
' us, take much pleasure in presenting you,. upon
"your return from the United States, with the ac-
ompanying Testimonial, as a small recognition
'" of our regard for you both as a friend and our
" Rector. With the earnest prayer that you may
" be faithful unto the end, so that finally you may
" obtain the crown that fadeth not away."
Signed, W. R. Higinbotham, \ Churchwardens.
Henry H. Gilbert, Jr
&s., &c., &c.

Thursday evening, the 27th, was fixed upon for
presenting the Testimonial. At the hour appointed
the Parish School Room was quite full. The Rec-
A P 1 iTib aYi Tbam Er arAos

If any of our readers will compare the present issue
for 1878 with the earlier editions of the Almanack he
will find a material augmentation in bulk, a large in-
crease in miscellaneous information, calculated to make
the compilation more attractive and more generally
useful. In 1875 first appeared a Directory of the
Towns of Hamilton and St. George, of service to
strangers visiting the Islands and to those abroad who
desired some knowledge of either commercial and Pro-
fessional men in the place; and-a Bermuda Itinerary
drawn up as a brief Guide to a general Tour of hhe
Island. We have reason to believe that the Director t
and Itinerary then first published have been duly
appreciated. The next improvement was a Map of the
Town of Hamilton, and in the Almanack of 1878 is a
Plan of the Town of St. George, neatly executed. The
Directory and Itinerary have been enlarged and im-
proved. A new and important feature in the Almanack
for 1878, which visitors will value, is a catalogue of
the Plants growing in Bermuda, wild and cultivated, !A
specially classified by Dr. Hinson-a handy Botba
Guide-which may be enlarged. The catalogti
Bermuda Fishes, Birds and Shells, the Garde
Calendar and list of Seeds adapted to Bermuda, besides
the information usually found in an Almanack, will
show the value of the compilation not only to.residents
and visitors, but to those absent who may desire spedi-
fie information regarding these Islands. The bulk has
been increased from 156 pages in 1875 to 200 pops in
1878-and the price remains the same 1/6. PFrofd-
yourselves with a copy, and send to your friends
abroad. It is the most compact existing Guide to
Bermuda, and being revised yearly contains the latest
information. As Bermuda is more visited, the demand
for the Almanack will increase. The publisher has
been emboldened to enhance its value in a portable
reference guide at considerable cost, increasing its im-
portance as an advertising medium, and spreading
abroad a correct knowledge of the Bermudas.

gW As it is well known that the Rev. Dr. F.oggo
has lately been the subject of a most shameful attack
in a Philadelphia newspaper, it will be pleasing to his
numerous friends in Bermuda to know, on good autho-,
rity, that this contemptible affair has made no differ-.T,
ence whatever between him and his large an I influent
tial congregation ; that the members of Christ's Churc
have had the good sense to treat the satanic article with
the contempt it deserves so far as it concerns their
Rector, at the same time they are endeavouring to
bring the authors of the scandal to justice ; and that the
name of the writer has been given up, though not be-
fore lie had time to make his escape from the city. The
writer disclaims having had any desire to injure Dr.
Foggo, and says he otly wrote the article with the in-
nocent view to raise a breeze." It is to be hoped for
the good of society that the wretched creatures who
could thus trifle with a good man's character, will be
made to suffer the punishment they so richly deserve.

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