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: VID00333
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 46887227
lccn - sn2003060500
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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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24s. per Ann.

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B.k Rfr En-* -- -'
LRefreshment En- UNION SPORTS,
tertainment OPEN TO ALL
r7.! 1 -& 7 )-_ v OPE .N TO ALL

,it oe nad at the Underszgned's
Riddles Bay, Warwick,
9n the 26 hIft l s .
Admission 6d.
lhe Mozart's Favourites BAND will be in
arwick, Sepfr. 17, 1878.--2



There will ba a

the Residence of the Under-
signed, Warwick,
26TS & a7Tz INgT.,
Commencing at 6 o'clock.
here will be a Supply of REFRESII
mission 6d.
Phe Alexandrina BAND will be in attendance.
[he Proceeds of the above will be in aid
-he Widow and Orphans' Fund of the Female
aritable Union Society.
rwick, Sepir. 17, 1878.-2
Bernuda Dockyard,
14th SEPTEMBER, 1878. t
EtEIE being a vacancy for a WARDER in
H. M. Dockyard,
application for the Situation is to be maae
h testimonials) to the CHIEF WARDER by
The 27th Instant.
man of good character who has previously
n in the Service would be preQfired..
ay-4/ per day with quarteis.

LL CLAIMS against the Undersigned a6e
requested to be rendered not later than
24th Instant, "t nd those INDEBTED are
hired to make P'ayment by same date to
onshire, 6th Sept., 178.

e Undersigned hereby informs
the Public generally that
revisions & Groceries
be had at his Establishment, No. 27 and 28
nt Street, at so-called Bermuda Co-ope
e Store" Prices,
milton, Sept. 17th, 1878.
emember-All Goods sold at Cq-
operative Store Prices for Cash.

0OOD COOK and an expert
enced JNURSE.
ly to the NAVAL STOREKEEPER l]. M.
rd .
ber 14th, 1878.

UNDERSIGNED informs the Public
ierally that
visions & Groceries
had at his Establishment No. 34 Froint
at so-called "Bermuda Co-operati e
ember all Goods Sold at Co-operative
or Cash.
on, Sept. 17th, 1878.

The owner of the Successful
Racing Horse

of the Governor's Cup," on leaving
da by the "Canima" on Thursday next,
him to Sporting Gentlemen at a very
ate price. He is by no means a shodWy
e; he however possesses qualities whibh
Rot fail to commend. him to connoisseurs a d
win the belief that none at present on tie
can beat him in a fair Flat, Hurdle or.
tting race. Reference as to pedigree, tithe
running when first upon a Track, and
erwards when winning the Planters Stakes"
st year, and the Governor's Cup" this, ajid
rms, may be made known on application either
surgeon Major J. P. STREET, M.D., or at the
oyal Gazette" Office.
amilton, Sept. 17th, 1878.

TO consist of HORSE RACING,
&c., to take place in a Field at the East End
of Southampton, on South Side, near Warwick

On the 26th inst.
Under the following Regulations-viz. :
Entrance Fee for a Horse 10/; for a Donkey 5?.
The first Race to be a GALLOPING RACE
of One Mile heats, the best two out of three.
First Prize 4 0 0
Second Do. 2 0 0
Third Do. save Stake 0 10 0
The second to be a TROTTING R kCEN of
Half Mile heats, best two out of three.
First Prize 2 0 0
Second Do. 1 0 0
Third Do. save Stake 0 10 0 I
The third to be a DONKEY It ACE of lialf

Mile heats, the best two out of three.
First Prize 1 0 (
Second Do. 0 10 0
Third Do. save Stake 0 5 0
N.B. -Last in to win First Prize. I
Entrance for Foot Racing 2/. Prizes will be
decided by the Judges at their stand before
All entrances of Hlorses and Donkeys to lie
made to the Secretary between the 18th inll
21st instant.
The Course will be open for practice from the
llth to the 21st instant, then to be closed until
day of Races. ,
All applications for Stands to be made to tie
Secretary on the premises. Price of stands i,
the Field 8/.
--In all of the above paces it must be understood
there must be three competitors or no race. \ll
riders must appear in Jockey Dresses.
J.B WILSON, Judges
R. SIMONS, Committee.
JOHN N. BASCOM E, Clerk of Course.
G. B. FUBLER, Secretary.
Southampton, Sept. 2nd, 1878.
N.B.-The first Race will start precisely at
12 o'clock.
A Band of Mu~ic will be on the Field.

Rice! Rice!!

A few Bags good Cleaned

September 17Ih 1878.


A Fast and very tractable

FOR SALE. Apply to
At his Smithery.
Reid Street, Hamilton, Sept. 17, 1878.-2

A Respectable Lady or Gentleman can Rent
a fine large Airy BEDROOM (furnished
or unfurnished) with access to Drawing Room.
Also, the use of the Furniture in the 1)rawing
Room ; the use of Stove in Kitchen, or a se-
parate Kitchen and Dining Room-with a private
Family in a pleasantly Situated Dwelling, about
twenty minutes walk on the Pitt's Bay Road.
For further Particulars apply at the Royal
Gazette" Office.
Hamilton, 30th July, 1878.
By His Excellency SIR ROBERT
M. LAFFAN, K. C. M. G.,
Governor, Commander-in- Chiej,
Vice Admiral and Ordinary, in and
over these Islands, Sc., 1Sc., 8ic.
prayed for Administration on the Estate
of SARAH ARNOLD) LEWIS, late of l)ev-
onshire Parish in these Islands, deceased.
This is therefore to give notice, that if any
Person or Persons can shew any just Cause why
the said Administration should not be granted un-
to the said JOHN DUREZ LEWIS, he, she, or
they are to file his, her, or their C veat in writ-
ing, in the Secretary's Office of these islands
within Fifteen days from the publication hereof,
otherwise the said Administration will be granted
Colonial Secretary.
Dated at the Secretary's Office, 3
this llth day of Septr., 1878.


Of Ten Pounds,
Will be paid by the Undersigned to any
Person who will give such information as wiol
lead to the certain Conviction of the Person or
Persons who SUNK his BO \T, while lying at
the Buoy in flamilton Harbour, during the night
of the 4th Instant, and STOLE therefrom some
September 6th, 1878.-3


FO l a 'E N T,~s,
A nd immediate pssessi on given
I) IAT very desirable Property, the Residence
of Capt NATHANIEL VESEY, knoA'n as

S"Cedar Vale,"
Situated on the MA:in i Road of Devons'iire, next
East of Piro pect, ith lil modern improvements,
it h1as Outhouses, St:bliang &<-., and is within
twenty minutes walk of t'is Town.,
For further particulars apply to 1
Iiamilton, 16th September, 1878.

H W, H W 13, & CO.,
General Shipping and
Commission merchants,
(P. (). Box 3709,)
F. D. S. NASH.
uef'Ure laces:
Messrs. A. W. PEROT & C(, D)emerara.
SIon,. S. S. INGHAM, llainiltl'in, Bermuda.
Jos. M.H AYWARD, A 1ent I. 1, S. Pkt. C ,,,
St. George's, Bernmula.
D. E. SEON, Ilamilton, Bermuida.
September 17, 1878.-12m

Flatts Village Boarding
ITiHIS is a very beautiful place. Is situated
at the junction of the -roads at the Flatts,
and is known as Palmetto Grove." Is within
tvteniy minutes drive of Hamilton, and quite
near the Walsingham Caves. It borders on the
beautiful sheet of water, llarrington Sound, a I
famous place for sea bathing. I
The Proprietor has a Boat at hand for pleasure
excursions on the Sound and other waters. He
will be pleased to accommodate Lady and Gentle-
men Boarders on very reasonable terms.
September 3, 1878.

Hellmuth Ladies College,
Incorporated A. D. 1860,
Under the supervision of BISHOP HIIELLMUTH.
Of sound Protestant and Evangelical
TERM begins September 18th.
CHARGES, $350 per annum.
For Prospectus, &c., apply to
Principal 1i. L.. C.,
32 South Street, Halifax, N.$.
Bermuda, 12th August, 1878.
See descriptive Circular at this Office.
14 Queen Street, Hamilton,
Between the Stores of Messrs. F. A.

P a inte r,

&c., &c.
July 15, 1878.-12 m.

Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
English and American Preserved

Nos. 10 and 12 Queen Street,
ltamilton, Bermuda.
N. B.-Ships' Stores Supplied at Lowest

February 18th, 1878.-12 m

Pitch Pine Lumber.

The Undersigned has R
very Choice CA RG

Ex Schr. Rockie E.

received )
0 of


From Jacksonville, Florida,
Consisting of the usual ass rtment of
DRESS PLANK, Square e.dge-1 & I4 x 12,
SCANTL.ING of various sizes
22nd July, 1878.

Steam -Marble 4 Gran-
ite WORKS,

J 4 L I F d X,
Argyle Street, opposite St. Paul's Church.
1B Tonmb TA ~,LTS
Grave NMARKS in polished Granite or Marble
Marble Mlantel Register GRtATE;, &c., &c.
l)esigns and Prices may be obtained from
W. T. JAMES, Esqr., Front St., Hamilton.
Bermuda. 6m

The Bermuda Ci-
gar Factory.
rI'HE Undersigned having received a lot of
has commenced

And will be pleased to Supply parties requir-
ing same. Quality guaranteed and no Cabbage.
'the Subscriber is willing to give Instructions
in CIGARP MAKING to one or two Young
Men who are desirous of making themselves
generally useful at the business. Sterns made
known on application to
Hamilton, June I8th, 1878.

To all whom it may Concern.

"'HE Undersigned intending to
Close Business, respectfully requests all
Persons who are Indebted to him to pay their
respective Amounts on fo before the 31st of
May next. All unsettled Accounts after that
date, unless satisfactory arrangement be made
for the same, WILL, WITHOUT FAIL, be
placed in legal hands for collection.
All Accounts against the Subscriber are re-
quested to be rendered not later than Ist of
June, for adjustment.
throughout the Season, at Market prices.
Hamilton, 9th April, 1878.

Defaced Postage Stamps.

pERSONS having any of the POSTAGE
STAMPS as below described, will hear
of a Purchaser on application at the Bermuda
" Royal Gazette" Office.
Issue of 1850-Circular-different colors,
differer.t values.
2nd Issue of 1850-Rectangular.
Issue of 1856-Oblong.
1862-Type printed
." 1853-Red, Blue
ST. LUCIA- 1b59-Green and lBlue
TiiNIDAD-for 1854-6-8-different colors bear-
ing no value.
ST. t)OMI~GO Stamps for 1862-5, 1874.
ST. THoMAs-Orange and Chocolate color

Just Received,
Two of those Celebrated "Florence"
Kerosepne Oil Sloves,
They save labour and fuel.
For Sale at cost and charges.
42 Front St.
September 9, 1878.
Win. James Heney,



-ion Jgent,

Colo;n id Secretary's Office,
TH E following ACTS have been passed by
the Legislature of Bermuda during the
present Session, viz. :-
No. 16-An Act regulating the Salaries of the
Officers of the Gaols.'
17-The Revenue Collection Acts continuing
Act, 1878.
18-An Act to continue the Acts regulating
the sale of Poisons.
19-The Courts of Justice Contingent eharg.e
Act 1869 amendment Act, 1878.
By His Excellency's Command,
Colonial Seeretay.


'J tern terminus of the Causeway now un-
dergoing certain REPAIRS and ALTERATI-
The Public is hereby notified that from and
after the 6th instant, and until further notice,
a portion of the Bridge will be taken up and
the Carriage way reduced in width to about
nine feet, or thereabouts.
Persons travelling on the Causeway Road
are again requested to drive slowly over this
Colonial SurveyOr.
Hamilton, 3rd August, 1878.


United States JMail Steamers.


WYOMING sails August 27, at4 p.rt..
NEVADA sails Sept. 3, at 10 a m.
MONTANA sails Sept. 10, at 3 p.m.
WISCONSIN sails Sept. .17, at 9 a.m.
WYOMING sails Oct. 1, at 9 a.m.
NEVADA sails Oct. 8, at 3 p.m.
The above Steamers are built expressly for
the Trade, have five watertight bulkheads, and
carry experienced Officers, Surgeons and Stew-
ardesses. The Saloon Acconmmodations are un-
surpassed by any Atlantic Steamers, and the
State Rooms are on main deck opening into the
Saloon, thus securing that great comfort in
ocean travel, perfect ventilation and light.
Smoking Room, Bath Room and Piano on
each Steamer.
The U. S. Mail Steamer Canima" from Ber.
muda, Thursdays, generally arrives at New York
on Monday, and Passengers' baggage can he
transferred direct to the Liverpool Steamer sail-
ing next day.
29 Broadway, New York.
New York, August 15, 1878.

W. 0. F. BA SCO ME,


Has Received a supply of

the fol.

Put up by the well known Dentists Messrs. GA
BRIEL, Ludgate Hill, London.
SEI)A DENT, or Cure for Toothache
and Improving the Teeth
ROYAL DENTIFRICE, gives the Teeth a
pearl-like whiteness
Stopping decayed Teeth
remain white and firm as the Tooth itself
Mouth Wash.
Hamilton, March 26th, 1877.

Theodore Outerbridge,
73 T.33 INA T 8=0BOITS

Reid Street,
Will Visit

West of Royal Gazette" Olffice.
Hours-10 to 12 and I to 4.
St. Georges, Tuesdays and Fri-

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

Eight Pence each.
.Mavor's Carpenter's'SPELL.
-At the Royal Gazette" Sttsionery Store.
Hamilton, July 20th, 1878.





VATION S taken under the direction of the Principal
Medical Officer, Prospect, Bermuda. Above the sea
1 ,) ff t r

the good old ship suffered but little from the acci-
dent, which, to a less strongly timbered vessel,
might have proved very serious. No blame, we are

ft'.i' minormed, can be attached to the steamer.
Wind Temperature previous DRIFT OF THE OCEAN.-A bottle containing a paper,
9 P a.m. 24 hours. Rain. on which the following was written in English, was
D --- picked up at the Ducking Stool on Saturday morning
ate 5 last, and brought to us for publication :-
C4 .. < 4 Inch. German Barque Artillerist, of Elsfieth, Captain T'
C. I H. Giese. from Antwerp via Falmouth to Galveston,
1878. in 250 N. and 220 5 W., out 15 days-all well on
Sp. 16 30007 o o o0 0 0 board on Sunday, November 5, 1876.
Sp. 16 30007 0 e'l 86"7 72-0 14S-4 58-1 0-00 T. H. GIESE.
17 30-046 sn 85"6 7540 152"2 63-7 0"00 Care of German Consul.
18 29-931 NE 2 83"6 74"0 142"1 64-7 0C0
19 30"002 NE 3 81'1 74"8 138"8 66"5 0"00 The Brigantine Tycoon, of Shelburne, N. S., from
20 30"03 NE 3 82 9 74-0 142"8 62"5 0-02 Trinidad, bound to Boston, with a cargo of molasses,
21 30'040 N 2 82-3 74-0 147-0 62'7 000 was dismasted in a hurricane on the 2nd instant, when
22 30-116 NE 1 83-4 73-0 144-0 59-7 0"00 240 miles S.S.E. of Porto Rico,,became leaky and was
abandoned on the 7th. The crew was taken off the
Total 0-02 wreck by the Steamer Hadji and carried to Porto
Rico. and subsequently to St. Thomas by order of the
British Consul.

Hamilton, September 24, 1878. On Wednesday, the 11llth instant, a fair audience,
notwithstanding the threatening aspect of the even-
ing, met in St. Andrew's Church, to listen to a lec-
Colonial Scretary's Offioe, ture by the Rev. Mr. Layton on Systematic Benefi-
23RD SEPTEMBER, 1878. cence and by the Rev. James Cameron, of Canada,
TIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR on the Work of the Presbyterian Church of the Do-
I To O NOR minion.
has been pleased to appoint After the opening service was over, Mr. Layton
St. George Duncan Tucker, Esqr., announced the subject of his Lecture, and went
To be ACTING POLICE MAGISTRATE for the on to say that while Giving was one of those duties
Town of Hamilton during the absence of the brought out in greater prominence in the Old Tes-
Worshipful Morris A. M. Frith. tament than in the new, it was yet to be considered
altogether independently of any peculiar form it
By His Excellency's Command, assumed under the Levitical dispensation. It be-
R. E WEBSTER longed to the original constitution of the Church-
ln i S r many of the formal regulations of the Jewish
Colonial Secretary. Church, however, are worthy of attention and imita-
tion.. The Lecturer then proceeded to notice some
i5 E I [1 U D A. of the rules and rewards of acceptable giving :
I.-All gifts were brought to the place of wor-
Proceedings of the Ilonorable Leg- ship, and presented there as a part of worship, and as
islative Cou c 1l. an act of worship. With regard to the order of
"islativedevotional exercises" indicated in Ps. 72 : 15, itis
Friday, 20th September, 1878.-Pursuant to ad- worthy of note that Giving is the first act @f wor-
journment the House met. ship recorded in the word of GOD. The command
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice, was "Bring an offering and come into His Courts,"
President, "They shall not appear before me empty." It is
The Honorable William H. Gosling, only an exclusively religious view of giving that
James H. Trimingham, will bring people to abound in this grace."
Eugenius Harvey, II.-The Scriptures teach that:all are required to
Joseph Harvey, give. Every man shall give as he is able. The
James Tucker, Recr. Geni., order given to the Church is Let every one of you
Randal E. Webster, Colonial lay by him in store as GOD has prospered him."
Secretary. III.-Every man shall give in proportion to his
Sta increase. It was shown that the tithe was of di-
The Bill entitled An Act to provide for certain vine appointment-that it was not peculiar to the
contingent expenses relating to the adminiAtration Levitical institutions, but was observed by the Pa-
'of the Revenue Department," was read the third triarchs and by nations with whom the Jews had
time and passed. no acquaintance or communication. It could not
The Bill entitled 1" An Act to continue the Clerks be proven that the law had ever been repealed; and
of Courts Salaries Acts," was read the third time IV.-That the duty which the Church owed to GoD
and passed. and to the world could never be fulfilled until chris-
The-Bill entitled "An Act to continue the Clerk tians came to devote at least a tenth to GOD'S cause.
of the Pilot Commissioners Salary Act," was read The Jews paid two regular tithes every year be-
the third time and passed. sides a third levied every third year, for the support
The Bill entitled An Act to continue the Sav- of religious ordinances in their own nation. Should
ings Bank Acts," was read the third time land christians give a smaller proportion when the whole
passed. world has claims on them ?
The Bill entitled An Act to incorporate the The Lecturer then proceeded to consider the Re-
Synod of the Church of England in Bermuda and wards of right giving. |There is a connection be-
for other purposes in connection therewith," was tween our fidelity towards GoD, and His favor to-
read the third time and passed. wards us. Besides the temporal blessings which
The foregoing Bills were ordered to be laid before GOD promises them. It is more blessed to give in
His Excellency the Governor by the Hon. R. E. one's life-time than to leave at death.
Webster. The Lecturer having thus noticed the condition
The Resolve for defraying the cost of keeping, of acceptable giving, reverted to, speak shortly to its
cleaning and repairing the Pilotage Buoys and consequent rewards. For there is a closely estab-
,Beacons, was read the second time. lished connection between our fidelity tofvards GonD
The House went into Committee thereon, and His favor toward us. Both temporal and
The Hon. W. H. Gosling in the Chair. spiritual blessings are promised to those who give
The Committee rose. unto the Lord the glory due unto His Name.
The House resumed. Honor the Lord, &c., Prov. 3.--Bring ye all the
The Chairman reported the Resolve without tithes, &c."
amendment. There is under GOD a reflex influence in giving
The House adopted the Report, and the rule as to that affects both the feelings qnd the character of
several readings of Bills and Resolutions on the the giver.
same day having been dispensed with by unanimous (1) It makes a man happier because it affords
consent, the Resolve was read the third time and him an opportunity of gratifying his love. He is
passed, and ordered to be laid before His Excellency the subject of pleasurable emotion that a churl
the Governor by the Hon. R. E. Webster. never enjoys. How glad some are when they can
Adjourned to Tuesday next, the 24th instant, at give to the Lord. What rejoicing there was when
Adjourned to Tuesday next, the 24th instant, at the Jews presented their tithes and offerings! Deut.
1130 12: 7. When they brought their contribution for
TOO-the temple. "Then the people rejoiced for that
CUSTOM HOUSE-HAMILTON. they offered willingly; because with perfect heart
ENTERED. they offered willingly unto the Lord. They did eat
Septr. 21-Barkentine Satellite, Winter, London; and drink before the Lord on that day with great
oods for merchants.-Agents, N. T. Butterfield & lad rinkbeo" t Lordon tht day wih" t
Son. gladness."
CLEAED. (2) Giving promotes happiness inasmuch as we
Septr. 19-Mail Steamer Canima, Liddicoat, New are permitted to witness the good that is accom-
York; 3 cases leaf tobacco, 1 case merchandise, 1 polished by our gifts. How much better it would
cask brandy, 12 cask brandy., be for men to make donations than bequests, to give
CUSTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGES. than to leave. Giving tends to increase our faith
ENTERED. and deepens our interest in His cause. Above all
Sept. 17-Royal Mail Steamer Beta, Shaw, St. Thorn- it brings us into fuller sympathy with Christ.
as; mails.-Agent, J. M. Hayward. After singing a hymn Mr. Layton called on Mr.
CLEARED. Cameron to come forward to address the meeting.
Sept. 18-Royal Mail Steamer Beta, Shaw, Halifax; i Mr. Cameron said :-It gives me great pleasure
mPASENGER ARRIVED. t o say a few words here this evening at the request
In the R. M. Steamer Beta from St. Thomas :-Yr. of my esteemed brother Mr. Layton. It is to me,
Eugene O. Trechat, Mrs. Daniels, infant and child, a pastor from Western Canada, an interesting cir-
Mr. James W. Roche, Mr. Spiers Brown. cumstance to address a meeting in this Church.
PASSENGERS SAILED. Your congregation here in Hamilton and mine in
In the Royal Mail Steamer Beta, for Halifax, on Chatsworth belong to the same Church, are under
Wednesday last :-Rev. J. Layton, Mrs. Layton and 2 the same General Assembly. And what is the dis-
children, Morris M. Frith, Esqr., Police Magistrate, tance that we are apart ? From my home on the
Miss Kate Frith, Mr. Pudham, R.A., Master Arthur shores of Lake Huron to Halifax is about a thou-
Richardson. Military-Sergt. Harding, R.A., wife sand miles. And there are Presbyterian congrega-
and 2 children, Sergt. Taylor, R.E., wile and 2 child- tions belonging to our General Assembly as far

ren, Sergt. Ellis, R.E., wife and 2 children, Corpi, west of Lake Huron as Lake Huron is west of Hali-
Jaclkson, R.E., wife and 2 children, 2nd Corpl. Mug- fax. Lord Dufferin our eloquent and popular Gov-
ford. R.E., 2nd Corpl. Vickerman, R.E., 2nd Corpl. ernor General in describing the Dominion of Cana-
F. C. Corry, R.E., 2nd Corpl. Trilken, wife and child, da recently said that it was a country where for
Sapper Sparks, R.E., wnfe and 2 children, Sapper W. the first thousand miles the travel (from east to west)
Wilson, R.E. wife and 6 children was over river and lake; over the next thousand
In the Mail Steamer Canima, on Thursday last, 19th miles it was across a prairie country; while the
inst., for New York :-Mrs. Daniel and infant, Miss third and last thousand miles before reaching the
T It. Higgs, F. A. Rees,M. D., and Miss Rees, Capt. Pacific was through loft mountains and greahing tval-
St. Clair, R.N., Staff-Surgeon J. Ring, Messrs. J. acfic through lofty mountains and great val-
N. Scott, Eugene Fechet, A. S. Brown, William Bluck, leys. Scattered over that immense territory are
William Bluck, Junior, J. W. Roche, Edgar C. Wilk- found congregations belonging to the General As-
inson, James E. Dye. 2nd Cabin:-Mrs. D. Mouarty, sembly of The Presbyterian Church in Canada, with
W. L. Zuill. which your congregation here is connected. The
MOVEMENTS OF VESSELS, PORT OF ST. GEORGE. measure therefore of the territory in which our be-
Barque Blaney Brothers, Symons, discharging. loved Church, along with other Churches of Christ
Barque Hornet, Hopkins, repairing. are labouring for the Master is, I now realize, as I
Schr. George B. Douglas, Bryan, discharging. i never did before, from Bermuda on the east, here;
Schr. Iris, Jones, ready for sea. I in mid-Atlantic, to Westminster on the coast of the
The Schr. Annie Florence, Captain Hutchings, from Pacific.
Demerara at Barbados on 8th instant, on return to You would like no doubt to hear something of the
Bermuda. present condition of the Presbyterian Church in
Canada and the work in which we are employed.
An accident, which, fqrtunat ly, did not result in Our work is one of great importance. We are
anything serious, occurred t(_ the Barque Eliza trying to lay in the fear of GOD the foundation
Barsa, when being towed out qf the Harbour of St. stones of a new empire to the north of the American
George by the steam-tug k F. Ackerman, on Thurs- Lakes. A nation, like an individual, is young only
day last. A very heavy' swell was setting once. The future of a nation, like the future of an
through at the tjme, and when just outside the individual, depends on the early training. I think
Forts the tow-warp broke. The Ackerman, when a stranger can see in the order that prevails in
rounding to get another warp from the Barque, Bermuda, the respect for the sabbath, the habit of
and when going at great speed-for the case was a attending.the house of GoD, the absence of crime,
critical one, as the Barss was fast drifting towards some traces of the care that was taken by the "Comn-
the shore-in giving the usual signal to slack her pany of Adventures" to lay the foundation of this
speed, the bell-wire unfortunately broke, and the colony in the fear of GOD. Whether the form of
steamer,, continuing on her course, struck the barque religion as first set up here was Episcopal or Pres-
on her broadside. Luckily at the moment a heavy byterian I care not to say as I cannot feel satisfied
sea passed between the two vessels, which, whilst it that this point is finally and fully settled in the ad-
threw the barque aside, checked the progress of the mirable History of Bermuda by Major-General Le-
steamer, so that the result of the collision was not froy. It is perhaps of no great importance : for
go serious as it would otherwise haye been; indeed whether Episcopal or Presbyterian one thing is clear

The Barque Eliza Barss, Captain Hollis, with a
prime load of oxen, "not a hair turned," arrived at
St. Georges on Wednesday last-only four days
from light to light-having left New York City on
the morning of the Saturday previous.
Captain Hollis has kindly handed us New York
papers of the 13thl and 14th instant, two days later
than brought by the Canima.
RACING IN ENGLAND.-The Doncaster September
meeting closed on the 13th. One of its principal
events-the Doncaster Cup, was run for and won by
Mr. F. Gretton's Pageant, 1st; Lord Ellesmere's
Hampton being 2nd and Mr. Gretton's Kingsclere
third. These three only started.
The betting at starting was even on both Pageant
and Hampton.

These papers give us further accounts of the ef-
fects of the Scourge of Yellow Fever in the South,
and although cool weather bad commenced and the
temperature on the 13th at New Orleans, was at 650
Fahrenheit, yet the record of deaths continued
fearful. Total of new cases on the 13th 385 against
554 on the 12th. The number of deaths 58, on the
previous day 57. The total number of cases since
the disease began 12,874, deaths 1,923.
In the Female Orphan Asylum, in charge of the
Sisters of Charity, they have 140 children, among
whom there have been 30 cases of yellow fever.
The ages of the children from 4 to 14 years. Only
one death has occurred. Quinine has not been
used there as a preventive.
The St. Vincent's Infants Orphan Asylum con.
tains 200 babies in the strictest sense o( the word.
It has sixty-five sick all doing well. No deaths
among the children. Sister Mary Agnesia, who is
in charge, attributes this to the fact that they have
done all their own nursing-and have avoided all
use of quinine.
In the Protestant Episcopal Church, Sister Rob-
erta in charge, there are 46 children from 4 to 15
years old, under her care. Here there had been
no sickness and no deaths have occurred this sum-
mer. Quinine has been used at this asylum regu-
larly this year as a preventive against fever. This
asylum is situated on Jackson street, near the river.

from the strict injunctions given regarding family
worship, the sabbath, divine service that the tend-
ency was strongly to Puritanism. Tha very first
clause in the instruction by the Governor and
Company of the city of London for the Plantation
of the Somer Islands" to Governor Tucker, 1616,
begins thus:-" And first because io nation or fa-
mily can prosper where the will of GOD is not obey-
ed we enjoin you principally and before all
things that you see the service of GOD performed."
In that very spirit are the Protestant Churches of
the Dominion of Canada (among whom a high place
indeed belongs to the Methodist Church represent-
ed here to-night by Revd. Mr. Moore), endeavour-
ing to lay the foundation of our Dominion that is
destined at some future day to become a great na-
There are four departments of Church work
to which I may briefly refer :
1. Sustentation of our ministry. At one time
in Upper Canada, now the Province of Ontario, the
various Churches received money from the Govern-
ment. About 23 years ago after a very exciting
conflict it was decided that all connection should
cease between Church and State. It did cease : and
I do not think anyone could be found to day who
could wish to see in Ontario a State paid Church.
For the sustentation of our 700 ministers we are
dependent on the free will offerings of our people,
these offerings come in with wonderful steadiness
and liberality. Last year,'ayear of great commerci-
al distress, our stipend fund amounted to upwards of
90,000, while the contributions to all the funds of
our Church amounted to nearly 200,000 or about
a million dollars. Experience has shown us that
there is nothing better to lean upon, for the support
of the Church than the presence and 'promises of
our Master and the tribute that comes from the
willing hearts of a people intelligent and loyal to
2. Home Mission work. This department of
our work is constantly growing on our hands. Into
the valley of the Saskatchewan last summer popu-
lation poured in at such a rate that in three months
they received there from various quarters a popu-
lation equal to the total population of your islands.
These settlers, many of whom are Presbyterians,
our Church tries to follow with the ordinances of
religion. Where there was'only one minister a few
years ago there is now a Presbytery of Manitoba
with some 16 ministers and a college.
3. French Evangelization. Those of youwho have
visited the quaint old city of Quebec remember the
plain of Abraham, and the pillar with the inscrip-
tion "Here died Wolf victorious." That famous
battle changed the destinies of North America.
The French discovered the St. Lawrence, named it
and explored the land to the head of Lake Superior
and the fountains of the Mississippi. They called
it New France (La nouvelle France), but by the
battle in which Wolfe fell, New France became New
Britain, and under the British crown came, then, a
Province holding fast till this day to the Romish
faith and speaking the French tongue. That Pro--
vince, the Province of Quebec is intensely Romish,
more so indeed than Italy or perhaps Spain. It is not
an easy task to set about preaching in that Province
the pure gospel. But by a remarkable providence'
GOD has placed in our hands instruments well fitted
to the work. Some years ago Mr. Chiniquy one of
the most popular priests that ever has been in Ca-
nada was converted to Protestantism, and amid diffi-
culties and not a few dangers (for he has often been
stoned) this fearless, and eloquent preacher has gone
about among his countrymen preaching salvation
by faith in Christ, and obedience to him, instead of
salvation by the Church and sacraments. Several'
other priests have come over since, so that now
through these, and through our college in Montre-
al some 40 agents are employed in preaching the
gospel in French. The results have been beyond
our expectation. .A French Church was opened last
year in Montreal costing 2,000, another in Quebec,
costing a like amount, and several others through-
out the country. *Th 'these are worshipping French
congregations which are increasing in spite of per-
secution. Before& the end of this century great
changes may be looked for witt he blessing of GOD
among the French of the Province of Quebec.
I have no time to refer to our fourth department
of work--Foreign Missions.
My object in addressing you these words is
to give you information about our Canadian Church
that you may feel a deeper interest in us, and give
us a place in your prayers. When I return to my
home I will remember with interest this meeting
and will tell our people in the far west,
of this congregation in our connection in the
far east. May. GoQ bless and prosper you.
At the request of Mr. Layton the Rev. Mr. Moore
came forward and said a few pointed and well
chosen words full of good feeling towards Canada,
his own country and the Presbyterian Church often
side by side with the Methodist Church in the battle
for truth and righteousness allover the world.
It was then intimated that a collection would be
taken up for the Foreign Missions of the Presbyter-
tan Church in Canada, which, we understand,
amounted to six pounds twelve shillings.
After singing, the benediction was pronounced
and the meeting separated.

Two Days Later from the United
States and Euroue.

Whether quinine has had anything to do with the
present perfect health of the children only the doc-
tors are competent to decide.
At the German Orphan Asylum, corner of Joseph-
ine and Laurel streets, there are upwards of 200
children, whose ages run from 2 to 15 years. They
have had 8 cases, 2 deaths; rest convalescing. No
At the Protestant Orphans' Home they have 125
children, boys and girls, from 1 to 20 years of age.
Not a case of fever. Quinine not used for any pur-
pose. Homcepathy is followed in this institution.
In an Official Report of Yellow Fever in the first
district there appears the following statement :
841 natives of New Orleans in the white list
against 748 foreigners are reported to have had the
fever during the month of August, and in the color-
ed list there are 47 natives against 21 foreigners.
If this return is correct the New Orleans letter
writer says we have here the greatest mystery of the
present epidemic.
At CANTON the cold winds-thermtr. at 480-and
heavy atmosphere, had a most disastrous effect-
new cases 36-deaths four. Our doctors, 4, and
our nurses, over 60, have more than they can man-
The disease at MEMPHIS, less virulent-new cases
232-deaths 93, of which 44 were colored. Four of
the Howard Physicians are down with fever. Ma-
ior W. G. Stephenson, the oldest printer in Memp-
his, who is the tenth member of the Typhographic-
al Union that has died. Eight more amr'-own and
five are convalescing. Six non-U ion printers
have died. At a meeting of the xMembers of the
Citizens' Relief Committee and the Howard Asso-
ciation, it was resolved that no more rations would
be issued to well persons, with a view to compel
persons to leave the city. Dr. Woodward's name
appears among the deaths on the 13th.
At SOMERVILLE there were 18 new cases and the
town is depopulated.
At BROWNVILLE, Tenn., on 13th it is said that
notwithstanding the clear and beautiful weather,
the outlook is of the gloomiest character, there have
been 15 new cases and 3 deaths. Professor Cuth-
bert died this morning. "Sorrow, with settled
calmness of despair, is seen on every face. No one
knows who may be called next by the fell destroy-
At STEVENSON, Ala., a young man named Wil-
liams. who went to join the Howards, at Memphis,
was taken sick at that place, and was left to his
fate, not even negroes could be induced to attend
him. The Physicians of the place refused to go to
him, though large sums of money were offered
them. A Dr. Barr, of Chattanooga, at length volun-
teered to go to him.
A L L1__ 4u- I otu,.4-10- rh r

At VICKSBURG te daearts on the tn trebol tat THE STORM IN ONTARIO.
of the previous day. New cases show only a slight TH SOMIa
increase. Bishop Elder still 'lives though may not incessant Rain for Four Days-The lower half
survive the extreme prostration. Welland Canal suspended.
GRENADA, Miss., Sept. 13.-Deaths8, 2 new cases* OAKVILLE, Ont., Sept. 13.-Owing to the
The fever is extending to the surrounding country, rains of the last three days considerable d
and from every farm house a case or two is report- thas bee done iknown this vicinity. The flood small
ed. A slight frost, on 13th, is reported. Governor than was ever known before. Several small
Stone of Mississippi recommends the people to set and open yachts have been carried away,
apart the 20th instant as a day of prayer. steam yacht. Bridges and roads are washed
apar all directions.
HoLLY SPRINS, Miss., Sept. 18.-25 new cases, The Great Western Railway track is wash
4 deaths. Two doctors sick, the noble ones left in several places. No trains have passed h
are worked down. Dr. H. S. Scott, ot Baidwood, day. l
Ills, was arrested at this place, charged with mal- .. .
practice. It is believed that he is not a doctor. TORONTO, Ont., Sept. 13.-Rain has fallen
At NASHVILLE city only two new cases. At incessantly for the past four days. The s
At NASHVILLE! city only two new cases. Ahave risen and bridges have been washed al
Hickman, a special says, our situation is worse and have risen and bridgny places. Wasouts are reported on the
more deplorable than ever. Dr. Blanton is dead. Western Railway between Toronto and Ha
Dr. Cortlett not recovered. .Dr. Blackburn is here d on the GrandTrunk between Toront
day and night.-LIs it our noted Dr. Blackburn of Brompton and trains are delayed,
1864 ? If so, he knows the contagious qualities of STCATHERINE'S, t., Sept. 1.Steady,
yellow fever.] ST CATHERINE'S, Ont., Sept. 18.-Steady,
One death of yellow fever at Cairo on 13th. Sev- sant rain has fallen since Tuesday and sti
eral hundred panic-striken people went north by tinues, wih no sign of abatement. Navigal
the night and morning trains.the lower f of the Welland Canal is entire
One death in Chicago of yellow fever. ended, the to-path is compleely submerge
At GALLIPOLIS, Sept. 13, in the infected districts the banks are seriously damaged.
there were 13 cases, 3 convalescirg. Thermometer MARKHAM, Ont., 3 pt. 13.-A severe st
at 600. wind and rain prevailed here today, a
Quite a heavy frost occurred at St. Louis on the greatest floods experienced in thissection sin
13th, great rejoicing consequently, as all fear of yel- have occurred. Two large bridges cross
low fever coming there, being dismissed as the frost River Rouge were carried away and a man
had rendered it quite impossible for the disease to Andrew Scull was drowned. e rlway e
exist in the city. ments on the Toronto and Ni'nissing Railro
At BATON ROUGE 60 cases reported, 3 deaths. been washed out and no trains re running.
The contributions for the Yellow Fever Relief STILL ANOTHER HURRIT NE
Fund, among the Northerners, amount to $600,- STILL ANOTHER HURR__NE
000, and it is estimated that $1,500,000 will be re- The New York papers also contain so e
quired. It is proposed that the Banks should ad- lars of a frightful storm of rain, wind
vance $1,000,000 and rely on the. next Congress to which broke over the Capital of Spain on th
to reimburse them. instant, spreading havoc through 'several
provinces. At the same time the gale blew
YELLOW FEVER. Coast of Portugal with special violence nea
and the Bay of Biscay. The hail was part
The Method of Trccutment said to be successful in destructive in the vineyards. Telegraph lir
every toay. torn down, trees were uprooted and houses u
Experience conclusively demonstrates, says a Three persons were killed and a large
New Orleans correspondent of the New York wounded. Several shipwrecks have alrea
Evening Telegram of 13th inst., that the requisite for reported, and it is feared that worse news i
a proper treatment of yellow fever is light covering, come. The gale was reported by the Ne
a well ventilated room, reduction of temperature by Herald Weather Bureau on the 8th and the I
fanning, the patient to be wrapped in a sheet steep- ing notice was sent by cable to London on thak
ed in tepid water. Of one hundred and three cases "It will be stormy in the Bay of Biscay. Cy
thus treated by Dr. D. C. Holliday ninety-seven storm is crossing south of latituds 400 and wil
are convalescent. The old method consisting of bably reach the Spanish, affecting the coasts
the use of blankets, hot drinks and close rooms has the 11th."
been abandoned by every intellectual member of The Herald of the 14th in referring to thi
the faculty. Progressive physicians claim that the says that it developed well to the soutwar
low death rates which attend the cooling of the says that it developed well to the outh war
temperaturewill vindicate this course. The happy sibly near the Equator and passed over C ub
temperature willppy Bermudas early last week." 'W' presume
change has inspired the community with new storm of the 2nd which the eraldalludes
hope. account of which we give in another
having occurred at Trinidad, Grenada
TERRIFIC STORM. borhood on that date. It did not rea
A CYCLONE ACCOMPANIED BY THUNDER, LIGHT- but we had every appearance of a hur
NING, AND RAIN.-The New York Herald of the ing to the eastward on the 4th and fo
14th instant, furnishes us with some particulars Indeed ever since that day there have
of a disastrous -hurricane which occurred on the appearances of bad weather in our n1
12th. It commenced at Goldsboro, North Caro- The sea along the coast has been much
lina and tracked a Northern course, passing through ground swell being terrific particularly o
Virginia, Ohio, and onward to Ontario, Canada, shore.

and though the width of the cyclone in many in-
stances did not exceed five hundred yards, family
residences, barns, stables, &c., were quickly demo-
lished. The James River at Lynchburg had risen
fifteen feet and continued to rise at the rate of 10
inches per hour causing great consternation. At
Cannelton fields have been swept of their crops.
A Sad Incident.-Some idea of the severity of the
tornado may be imagined when it is stated that Mrs.
Smith Carter, alarmed by the terrific roaring of the
wind, started from her house with her four child-
ren to seek refuge in the house of a neighbor. She
had the youngest child in her arms, and she boldly
faced the storm; but when she had barely gone a
few yards from her own door the, wind struck her
with much force, knocking her down and fatally
injuring the child which she bore in her arms, and
on which she was forced to fall. The poor woman
recovered herself, picked up the child, and, with
the others, succeeded in reaching her neighbor's
house, where, for the first time, she discovered the
injuries to her infant.
Devastation in the Woods.-At Short Pump, in
Hanover county, the tornado took a northwest di-
rection from the river, in a track of about one hun-
dred and twenty-five yards, sweeping everything in
its course. Trees were mowed'down in the forest as
though they had been cut down with some power-
ful scythe, leaving an avenue through the woods
wherever the cyclone raged as naked and bare of
undergrowth as the streets of a city, leaving nothing
but sweeping all before it. Trees were found half a
mile from where they stood, and every conceivable ar-
ticle of wearing apparel was picked up this morn-

The likelihood that the Austrian Army
cute a retrograde movement, abandon Se
lose the advantage of the hard' fighting
ready done, has naturally startled V'
will excite the country and make things
for the Ministry. But this movement h
minent for some time, and must have be
by whoever has considered simply the co
of the advanced period in the season. In
attempt to occupy Bosnia this season is
failure. Austria could only be able to
position in Bosnia through the winter i
made it far stronger than it is before th
of bad weather. She is now in a po
would be untenable in the winter. She
terially improve that position, this year
most efforts she is able to make, becau
not time. She must, therefore, shorten t
supply, in order not to forfeit all she, hh
and to be prepared to begin anew ne
That is the significance of the Austrian mI
in the light of which Europe will open its
new complications in the East.

JAMAICA.--A bitter controversy is now ra
this Island between His Excellency the Go
and the Plantacrans. The dispute arose on
Immigration scheme propounded by ,the Co
Office, and distasteful to the planters, but,
finds in Sir Anthony Musgrave an enthusiasm

ing along the track of the storm, in some ins4
several miles from where their owners lived.
A Fatal Railroad Accident.-About ten
from this point and 100 west of the White Su
Springs a locomotive became disabled. Last
a material train was sent to the relief of the d
ed train, and in passing over a culvert met w
terrible accident. To the eyes of the engine:
track seemed intact, but the culvert had been bi
and a washout made which left the track for
thirty feet suspended in the air. The weight
engine broke through the unsupported trach
the locomotive and tender plunged into the rs
The engineer, Mulcahy, of Huntington, was
outright. No one else was injured.
At Ashtabula the water bad risen, at nine 0
this morning, to thirteen feet above low water
Rogers' mill in Sheffield, and Hougli's mil
Kingsville, were carried away, and num
bridges and culverts were swept into the ]
Five miles of track on the Ashtabula, Youngs
and Pittsburg Railway is washed away, and se
bridges along the line of that road. The t:
bridge at Jefferson, on the Frankling branch c
Lake shore Railroad is badly damaged. The
tents of several lumber yards were swept awa3
stranded all along the beach east'of the harbor
'Cleveland.-Reports from all points in this
nity state that the storm last night was one c
heaviest ever known. The damage to propel
very great and cannot now .be estimated.
trains on the Erie division of the Lake shore
road are detained, by damage from high water
At Meadville.-The storm at Meadville, Pa.
great damage. The creek running through
S'.eart of the city overflowed its banks, flooding
principal streets and damagifig property t<
amount of $100,000. Several lives are report
have been lost. A freight train on the Atlanti
Great Western Railroad went through a bri
short distance west of Meadville. The eng
fireman and brakeman are reported as lost.
Erie, Pa.-The heavy rains that fell during
past forty-eight hours washed out several cu
and undermined the track in many places.
verts were washed out at Swartrille, Sprin
and Geneva. Three large passenger trains
East are lying at the depot. Trains run bei
Erie and Buffalo.
Cattle Drowned.- Hundreds of head of cattl(
picked up by the waters and drowned.
SA -Famil. Washed Away.-At Guntown, five
north of Conneantville, the house, of William
rence was swept from its foundations earlj
I morning, and borne down the stream some di1
with the family in it.

V. (

Two Days later from Furope CRICKET.
LONDON, Sept. 14.-Day by day t he disaffection Played at Prospect, September 14, the victory re-
roughout the length and breadth of the German mainin with the 32nd Company as may be seen
empire grows more bold and resolute. The over- from the following score:-
astering power of the united liberalsin the Reich-
tag is enough to satisfy the reasonable demands oft Innings. 2 COMnd InnPAingN.s.
e sober minded democrats, but among the ranks I 1stinnings. 2nd Innings.
f the prolitariate the thirst for royal blood is still Sap. Allen, c. substitute, b. Risk 2 c. Davis, b. Bor 0
vinced. Despite the execution of H8del and 'the Lt. Hellard, b. Risk 6 b. Bor 5
eath of Nobeling, the insane theories of "reform by Sap. Merritt, c. Ewan b. Bor 1 b. Risk 9
assassination" still find warm supporters. A Berlin Sap. Davis, b. Risk 3 b. Risk 0
espatch printed in this morning's Post states that Sap. Conners b. Risk 0 b. Risk 0
new plot against the life of the Emperor William Sap. McDonald, b. Bor 3 b. Bor 1
ias been discovered. Already several arrests have Sap. Smith, run out 6 c. and b. Risk 3
>een made, and it is probable that the most vigilant Corpl. Horne, b. Bor 2 run out 1
spoinage will be kept over all suspected persons. Sap. Browne, not out 4 not out 1
politics are in as mixed a condition in Germany as Sap. Mawer, c. and b. Bor 3 b. Bor 2
hey appear to be in your State of Maine. The- Bugler, Prankard, st. Wellard,b.
change in the feelings of the Catholic party toward Risk 0 c.Page, b.Risk 0
he Imperial policy has been a matter of much dis- Extras 1 Extras 6
ussion for several days past. An unmistakable -
ndication of its future line of conduct is seen in the Total 31 Total 23
"act that Count Wilhelm Von Bismarck, second son
)f Prince Bismarck,'has been elected Deputy to the 32ND COMPANY.
Reiehstag from Langensalza, the Catholics turning 1st Innings.
he balance in his favor in consequence of his pro- Lt. Bor, c. Alien, b. Connors.................15
nise to be guided by his father's conciliatory dis- Corpl. Risk, l. b.w., b. Home................... 16
position toward the Church of Rome. I Sap. Wellard, b. Connors...................... 3
Italy Still Advising Greece.-A Rome despatch says Sap. Davis; c. McDonald, b. Connors.......... 1
hat the Greek memorandum asking the mediation Sap. Page, run out........................... 3
f the Powers was presented to Prime Minister Cal- Sap. J. Ewan, b. Connors...................... 10
'oli on Thursday. Italy will act in accord with the Sap. Churcher, b. Horne...................... 3
otherr Powers, but meanwhile has counselled Greece Bugler Storr, b. Conners...................... 6
,o observe an attitude of moderation. The Fanfulla Sap. Ryan, c. Prankard, b. Horne............. 1
tays Greece does not delude herself in thinking Sap. Mclntosh, b. Conners.................... 1
hat her object can be attained by force, or that she Corpl. Wood, not out......................... 1
vill receive any assistance from the Powers exceed- Extras......17
ag the limits of diplomacy. In the midst of all -
mer political troubles Italy keeps a weather eye on Total......77
lount Vesuvius-at least the Neapolitans do. A
lespatch last night announces that a new crater STARLIGHT. -PEDIGREE. "Starlight" was
mas opened in Vesuvius in the bottom of the old- bred in Kentucky. He was sired by "Bulletin," I
ne. Lava is flowing into the old crater, which he by "Lexington," and he by Boston." His dam
aust soon overflow., was by "Sovereign," imported in 1846 ; his great
SA L T T granddam was Glencoe," imported from Scotland
ALL TO THiE ENGLISHt NAVAL OFFICERS iin 1841. All of his ancestors are first-class, thor-
A OGA L C o-hhrred. fnnr.mile rvae hnrsep. HTisrarn p

NEWPORT, R.I., Sept. 9.-One of the grandest
balls ever given in Rhode Island t6ok place at the
Dcean House to-night in honor of Admiral Inglefield.
[t was tendered by the city. and was a brilliant end-
ng of the visit of the Englishmen in these waters.
the Ocean Hiuse was transformed into a magnifi-
enet ball-room, the halls, parlors, &c., being filled
vith flowers and choice plants. The guests began
;o arrive at nine o'clock. Admiral Inglefield and
;he officers from all three of the English ships were
>resent, together with the following guests: Sir
Edward Thornton, English Minister; M. Outrey,
'rench Minister ; Genls. Cullum. Warren and Nog-
|es ; Govrs Hiibbard and Van Zandt; Congressman-
WVillis, afd United States Senator Pendleton, also a
arge number of Army and.Navy officers, all in full
uniform, who, with the British officers also in uui-
:orm, presented a brilliant appearance. A sumptu-
is supper was provided for the guests. The state
mud municipal authorities were well represented.

'rom the West Indies and Demerara.
"The Royal Mail Steamer Beta. Captain Shaw,
rom St. Thomas arrived on Tuesday last-one day
beforee she was considered due-the steamer with
he Colon mails for England arriving earlier than
,as expected. In addition to our West India ex-
bhange files we have to thank Captain Shaw for a
ile of the St. Thomas Times of the latest date.
These papers furnish us with no special news ex-
'epting in reference to a hurricane which visited
he Windward IStands on the 1st and 2nd instant.
DEMERARA.-Bishop Butlerwas consecrated in
he Roman Catholic Cathedral, Georgetown, Dem-
rara, on the 25th August.
The first shipment of this season's "return" In-
!ian Coolies was made on Tuesday last, when 568
ouls embarked on board the barque Lightning ly-
ng out side the bar.
They carry with them $47,000 in Bills of Ex-
hange, and about 10,000 in sptcie and jewels. A
hip load of a similar number and classification
ring with them from Calcutta properties whose
collective value at an auction sale would not reach
en dollars.
)avid Chalmers, from the Gold Coast, as Chief Jus-
Captain Furtescue, as Superintendent of the Pen-
1 Settlement at Massaruni.
Captain McLeod, from Natal, as Provost Mar-
A detachment of the 2nd West India Regiment,
onsisting of Dr. Conyers, Lieut. Wainwright, 24
aen, 16 women and 4 children arrived at Barba-
los on the 20th bultimo from Sierra Leone in the
mt1erican Brigantine Ann Elizabeth. The A. E. was
iound to Boston.
GRENADA was visited by a severe gale on the 1st
instant, which, lasted from 10 a.m. of that day with
lore or less violence till the morning of the 2nd.
duringg the first part of the gale the wind was from
he north-east, with very heavy rain, the heaviest
brlion of the gale was from the south-east. Sad
Lavoc was played in the provision grounds-most
f the corn and plantain trees having been des-
r.yed, and many vessels dismasted or driven on
At TRINIDAD the gale was very severe. LargO
trees were blown down in Marine Square, damaging
uses, &c., while the shipping sustained serious
At BARBADOS on the 1st and 2nd the wind was
'em southward and eastward with a heavy cross sea
nd rain,-the sea breaking over the pier and
threatening the safety of the vesselswithin. A brig.
ptine was in imminent danger and an anchor, cable
nd a number of men were sent from H. M. S. Tour.
aline, and some assistance also rendered from the
hore. She was soon moved out of her dangerous
position. In the course of the afternoon the Tou-
maline left for Trinidad, where, it was said, her
services were required, but in what way not stated.
We have received (says the Jamaica Gleaner of
ae 9th inst.) intelligence of an extraordinary spring
de at Port Antpnio, on the night of the 3rd Sep.
imber, when a heavy sea was seen rolling in from
be Northeast, its foaming crest rising to a prodi-
ious height till it reached the shore, washing in-
nd, far beyond and above anything that the oldest
habitants could remember. This extraordinary
de lasted for fully twelve hours and then subsid-
. We are not informed whether the subsidence
as gradual or as sudden as its rise, neither are we
Id what damage it did, if any. This phenomenon
all the more remarkable in our all but tideless
The W. I. and P. C. steamer Australian, Captain
eters, arrived here on Saturday from Liverpool
d Port-au-Princ.. She came to her moorings
a quarter to nine o'clock, when she was boarrded
our reporter, who received the following inform-.
ion :-The recent hurricane (that of the 3rd Sep-
mber) passed over Jeremie, blowing down several
uses and doing much damage to plants. The
nerican sohr. Sarah Allen, then lying at anchor,
rted her cable and went ashore. It is expected
it she will become a total wreck. The Australian
d'to remain at Port-au-Prince 24 hours on ac-
mt of heavy squalls and rain.

in 1857, at New Orleans, when four years old, made
the best time in a four mile race by 6- seconds of
any horse in the world-making it in 7 minutes
and 19- seconds-making the last mile in 1:41 and
the last quarter in 24 seconds.-[See Advertisement.]

Weather permitting there will be a meeting of the
Prospect Garrison Croquet Club on Thursday next,
Sept. 26, at 4-0 p.m., when the Band of the 46th Regt.
will perform the following selection:-
March............Good Bye at the Door.........Lamonte.
Overture.......Les Vespres Siceliennes........ Verdi.
Waltz.......... Corpsball Tanze........... Gung'l.
Selection.............Mose in Egitto............Donizetti.
Galop............ Wings of Love...........Meyder.

BIRTH, on the 20th instant, at Ireland Island, the
WIFE of R. D. Fraser, Esqr.. R.N., of a SON.
........ at Veranda House, Pembroke, on 21st Sept.,
the WIFE of R. H. Duerden, of a DAUGHTER.

August, at Croydon, Alfred George, second son of Mr.
John Ruffhead, of Lidlington, to Lizzie, second
daughter of the late Mr. John Harris, of Sheerness.-
Sheerness Guardian, August 24.


p.m. on

invited until

Saturday next 28th inst.
From Persons willing to remove the M \NU RE
from the Cat'le Stalls at Waterloo, during the
month of Octobci next.
Persons tendering to state a Cash price per
ordinary Cartload, and are to agree to leave the
Stalls and Yard clear every Saturday evening.
Hamilton, 24th Sept., 1878.
Gazette only.


Apply at once to

Sept. 23, 1878.-pd

V. '. JAMES,
42 i'ront St.


Is now ready for delivery at
St. George's, Sept. 23, 1878.

Colonist copy.

Cheap Lard.

Received Ex CANIMA" To-i)av.
At 5d per Lb.
For Cash only.
Hamilton, Sept. 16th, 1878.-2 3p.

While Teneriffe


rl'HE SUBSCRIBER has just received the
balance of his WHITE ONION SEED
and it is now ready for delivery.
Hamilton, Sept. 10, 1878.-2in, 10 & 24

ON THURSDAY Evening last, on the
- South longitudinal Road, between the
Flatts Village and the Finger Point, Pagets,
Lined with Waterproof.
The finder on leaving same at the Royal
Gazette" Office will be rewarded.
Hamilton, Sept. 24, 1878.

By Auction,
To-morrow, Wednesday,
25th Inst., at 12 o'clock,
It1 the Old Stand,
1LS. S. F. FLOUR Ditto Corn MEAL
-'Bags CORN and BRAN
Bls. Bright Grocery SUGAPR
Boxes Laundry SOAP (a superior kind)
10 Gross Scented Do. (assorted)
Bags Peruvian GUANO
A lot of HATS and BONNETS
1 Case of DRY GOODS-containing MUS-
Spool COTTON, and BUTTONS, &c.
A Letter PRESS (quite new)
Carpet TACKS Looking GLASSES

Some large Window SASHES, 17 pr. Window
BLINDS, shipped contrary to order,
1 good American PIANO, (by Horace Waters)
And whatever may be offered.
Sept. 24, 1878.

Notice tfo importers.

The Undersigned will have an

Despatched from New York
for this Port,

On 11th October.
F It I|GIIT respectfully solicited.
ENGAGEMENT I.IST for Freight open at our
Office, till 6 p.m., W.I1)N ES2)AY, "2nd I'rox.
OesRDR must he sent forward by Canima on
3rd P'roximo.
RATEs.-Forty Cents (40) gold per l)ry Bar-
KE ROS NE OI1,.-Eighty Cents (F0) gold
per Barrel.
Ilamilton, lermuda, 2 3
Sept. 24, 1878. (
Golonist please copy.


ers who have ordered KE1ROSENE OIL
by the Steamship Cnimna," to arrive on
Monday next, that they will be expected to he
ready to remove the same as soon as landed or
that it may have to he carted out of the limits
of the Town and stored in some special hui!d-
ing at their expense.
Q. & C. P. S. Co.
llamilton, September 24th, 1878.
Colonist copy once.

For Sale,
About 4000 Very Superior

For Roofing ; of Bermuda Soft Stone; will be
sold very cheap if called for at once.
Smith's Parish, Sept. 17th, 1878.

Fish Guano.

r t HIE Undersigned have arranged to have a
Supply of F[S1i GUANO towards the
end of October next.
Hamilton, Septr. 10, 1878.-3 3p.


"Eureka Guano."

THE Undersigned will have a
very small quantity of the above FERTI-
LIZEIRIt this Season, and owing to failure in
prices of last Crop intend offering it at LOW
Hamilton, Bermuda,t 63
I ept. 16, 1878. p

For Barbados and De-



I)UNSCOMtBE, Master,
Will Sail for Barbados on

Saturday, 5th proximo,
And, if sufficient inducement offers, will go over
to I) MERAxItA.
Freight and Passengers taken either way at
customary rates.
B. W WALKElR l Co.,
amilto ept. rd 1878. Agents.
ilamilton, Sept. 23rd, 1878.

I fan Instrncled to Sell

By Public Auction,

1st Proximo, about Noon,


.Vra!IsaIE icl Vee.y?,

Who is leaving these Islands,


Dr;,,a'gy .Room.
&c. o.


Child's C[IAIRS, &c.

Bed Room, No. 1.
1 Walnut WARDROBE (quite new)

-Bed Room, No. 2.


V""TYt M r 191-


Bed Room, No. 3.

Dining Room.

1 Child's Walnut High CHAIR, a new in-
1 Bracket LAMP 1 CHANDELIER, &c.

1 TOVE, No. 7, with all its fittings and
Pipe, &c.-has never been used.
&c., &c.
And if not disposed of before

1 Milch COW,
Calf has just been taken from her.

Hamilton, Sept. 24, 1878.


For Lease,
To an approved 'Teant only,
r1itlAT desirable TI \CT OF LAND, in
Smith's Palish, containing about 25 Acies,
and known as
N O ,1E VwL All's,
with all the Appurtenances thereof, either for a
term of years or from year to year as may be
agreed upon.
Much of this Tract is rich Arable Land, while
the other portion affords excellent Pasture; and
on a Bay, easy of access on the South Shore,
large quantities of Sea Weed may be gathered.
A new LIME KILN, filled and ready for
trimming, and some growing Crops on the Land
may be taken at their appraised value.
Further information respecting the Premises
can be obtained on application to Mr. JOHN 'T.
PENISTON, Flatts, and Tenders for Leasing the
Property will be received at the Office of MR.
1. 1). D \RRELLI, up to Noon of
Thursday, the 3rd October next
LHamilton, 23rd Sept., 1878.-2 3p




Colonial Secretary's Office,
2'3RD SEPTEMBER, 1878.
A ,I. Persons having lDemands against -the
'tPublic Treasury, for Services which are
authorized by law and which have hPretofore been
paid by the Public in virtue of such l o.rnl talth'r-
ity, are hereby required to render their respective
Accounts made up to the 30th day of thi W resent'
Month oj September, to the ACTING f('L.RK or'
On or before the,8th day of Octo-
ber, 1878.
The 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 he-
tween the 8th and 13th days of the said month of
October, and the Committee of the Legislative
Council betWeen the 8th and 16th days of the
same month to audit and pass such Accounts.'
By His Excellency's Command,
1 Colonial Secretary.

Colonial Secretary's Office,
23 SEPTEMBER, 1878.
THE following ACTS have been passed by
the Legislature of Bermuda during the
present Session, viz :
No. 20.-The Revenue Officers appointment
Act 1875 amendment Act 1878.
21.-An Act to continue the Clerks of Courts
Salaries Act.
22.-An Act to continue the Clerk of the Pilot
Commissioners Salary Act.
23.-An Act to continue the Savings Bank

By His Excellency's Command,
3 Colonial Secretary.

Payment of Salaries,

Pensions, &c.

Colonial Secretary's Office,
7th SEPTEMBER, 1878.
NOTICE is hereby given that His EXCEL-
LENCY THE GOVERNOR has ordered that
Salaries, Pension, and other periodical pay-
ments due from the Treasury at the end of
each quarter, shall be claimed and paid within
the first ten days of the quarter next ensuing.
By His Excellency's Command,
3 3p Colonial Secretary.

Colonial Secretary,' Office,
A TTENTION is called to the provisions of
'- the Act No. 14, of the present Session,
entitled An Act to amend and continue the
Acts for the payment of Medical Witnesses:"
and of the Act No. 15 of the present Session,
entitled An Act to continue and amend the
registration Acts."
Attention is called to the fact that under the
provisions of these Acts, No Person will in
future be deemed to be a Medical Practitioner
or a Surgeon, or entitled to receive pay as
such under the said Acts, but such persons as
shall have satisfied the Governor in Council,
by documentary or other evidence, that they
are persons entitled to practise medicine or
surgery or both in these Islands undei, the pro-
visions of the Imperial Statute of the twenty-
first and twenty-second years of Victoria en-
titled An Act to regulate the qualification of
Practitioners in Medicine or Surgery," or per-
sons possessed of a regular Diploma or qualifi-
cation as Physician or Doctor in Medicine or
other graduate in Medicine, or Surgeon, or
both, granted to them after completing a
regular course of study in and after passing a
regular examination or regular examinations
by, some University, or College, or School, of
Medicine, or Surgery, or both, of known
standing and character, or persons who have
for ten years at least consecutively immediately
prior to the passing of this Act been in actual
practice as Physician or Surgeon or both in
these Islands, under any foreign or Colonial
Diploma and as shall have been registered in
the Secretary's Office as persons possessing one
or other of the qualifications aforesaid."
By His Excellency's Command,
3 3p Colonial Secretary.

Ex "Satellite," from London,
At the Royal Gazette" Stationery Store,
in variety
Psalm and Hymn BOOKS
Short and Plain Instructions on Lord's Supper,
by Wilson
Boxes Legal SEALS
Darnell's and Swan's Copy BOOKS
Exercise BOOKS, Large and Small
Violin STRINGS, &e.
I Hamilton, September 24th, 1878.

Unclaimed Letters.
Charlotte Adams, Silvira de Audrade, Wm Henry
Bell, Joao Bettencort, James W Butterfield, Mrs N
Butterfield, Silveira de Roza Bettancurt, Edward
Darrell, Silveira Duarte, Joseph N J Dickinson,
Margaret Fubler, John Greenslade, Manuel de Souza
Gonealves, G Guntert (Machinist), Matilda J Innes,
Jerome Joaquim, Mananno Joze Muniz, Alexander
Marks, Mrs James Mullins, James Petty, Frederick
Paintin, J H Robinson, Joze de Souza, William A
Seirl, A W C Steele, A Smith (.\Merchani), Jenette
E Smith, Thos 3 C Talbot, Angusto Testa, Joze de
Maltos Terceira, John B Voisey, Mrs Benjamin
Whitely, Joseph Webb, Letitia A Williams, Richard
Post Office, Hamilton, September 23, 1878.
From 1st October to 31sat March the Afternoon
Mails are despatchlud from the Post Offices at three
o'c lock.
FICE ST. GEORGE'S, 23rd Sept., 1878.
John C Bascome, James A Brangman, Joseph W
Brown, Richard Burgess, Louisa, Carey, James
Holder, John Mills, J B Minors, L Mcbran, Mrs
O'Brien, Wm Petherson, Manuel A Siewart, Miss
H A Smith, Julia A Trott, Kate Troltt, George E
W right, Josef h Watkins, Emma L Wilson,


The Subscribers offer the above

ottic atert
Which they are putting up in Soda Water Bot-
tles and selling at a moderate price. As an Ap-
petizer, this Water is superior to anything of
the kind heretofore made, and is specially re-
commended to invalids.
A large assortment G. B. D. and other PIPES
A new lot Manilla CHEROOTS.
Medical Hall.
September 24th, 1878.-1 pd

For Sale.

IThe Thorough-bred
Kentucky Ilorse,
Has been received by the "Canima," and for
Sale by
V. s.
Ilamilton, Sept. 24th, 1878.
Pedigree of above Animal wi.1 be found in
another column.

Squib Paper.

A SUPPLY of the above, received by the
S" satellite" from Lonion, on asle at ith
Royal Gazette" Stationery Store.
Hamilton, September 24th, 1878#

". T)A '110YAL




Proceedings of the Honiosrabie Lvg-
islative Council.
Tuesday, 17th September, 1878.-Pursuant to ad-
journment the House met.
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice,
The Honoiable W~illiam H. Goslingi
James H. Trimingham,
S Eugenius Harvey,
Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Recr. Genl.,
Randal E. Webster, Colonial
A Bill entitled An Act to provide for the pur-
chase of certain Lots of Land in front of the Pu'--
ic Offices in the Town of Hamilton,"
A Resolve for defraying the cost of keeping, clean-
ing and repairing the Pilotage Buoys and- Beacons,
-were brought up from the House of Assembly and
severally read a first time.
The Resolve for paying tihe sum of 6 to Mr.
Jeremiah Harnett, being the cost of a Quarter Court
Dinner, was read the 3rd time and passed and or-
dered to be laid before His Excellency by the Hon.
R. E. Webster,
The four following Bills were also brought up
from the House of Assembly and severally read a
first time, viz.:-
A Bill entitled "An Act to continue the Act pro-
viding for the Relief of distressed Bermuda Seamen
A Bill entitled "An Act to amend the Act to
prevent danger fiom the storage of Dangerous Com-
A Bill entitled "An Act to continue the Act to
provide Salaries for the Officers of the Revenue
Department" (No. 19, 1875),
A Bill entitled "An Act to amend the Marine
Court of Inquiry Act."
The following message from the House of Assem-
bly, viz.:-
Mir. President and Gentlemen of the Legislative Council;
We 'are directed by the House of Assembly to
acquaint your Honorable House that the Assembly
purposes to adjourn to Wednesday the 23rd day of
October next.
Sessions' House, 16th Sept., 1878.
The Bill entitled "An Act to provide for certain
'contingent expenses relating to the administration
of the Revenue Department," was read the second
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. W. H. Gosling in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resum,,d.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
The House adopted the Report.
The Bill entitled An Act to continue the Clerks
of Courts Salaries Acts," was read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hion. J. H. Trimingham in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
The House adopted the Report.
The Bill entitled An Act to continue the Clerk
of the Pilot Commissioners Salary Act," was read
the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. E., Harvey in the Chair.
The Committee'rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
The House adopted the Report.
The Bill entitled An Act to continue the Sav-
ings Bank Acts," was read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. James Tucker in the Chair.
The Commiltee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
The House adopted the Report.
The Bill entitled "An Act to incorporate the
Synod of the Church of England in Bermuda and
for other purposes in connection therewith," was
read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. J. 'H. Harvey in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill-without amend.
The House adopted the Report.
Adjourned to Friday next, the 20th instant, at

Captain Coffin gives details of thel Important Discovery
made by him.
The brig Dirigo which arrived down the bay from
Marseilles on Saturday, came up to the city yester-
day, and Capt. Coffin, whose discovery of an error
in the course of the Gulf Stream, as marked on the
charts of the North Atlantic, was mentioned briefly
in the Times of Sunday, was found at the office of
Messrs. F. Talbot & Co., No. 132 Front st. Capt.
Coffin is a venerable looking mariner, and has been

at sea since he was 13 years of age. A chart of the
North Atlantic Ocean, published by the United
States Government in 1877, and containing all the
corrections of the British, French and American
surveys, was produced, and he pointed out the fact
that there was a sweeping curve to the northward,
in the ordinary southern boundary of the Gulf Stream
from longitude 650 to 450 west. In his recent passage
the Capt. found himself in the Stream when 60 miles
south of its supposed limits in longitude 540. The
Stream was found to be the same distance south of
its marked boundary up to 570. From 540 to 570
x is about the centre of the curve set down on the
chart as extending from 650 to 450, and Captain
Coffin is quite confident that the Stream would not
extend 60 miles to the southward for 30 of longitude
only. It is his opinion that the curve mentioned
does not exist, but that the southern boundary of the
Stream runs in a straight line the entire distance
from 650 to 450, and he has marked it on his chart
accordingly. He observed the same fact in the
latter part of September two years ago, but made no
mention of it at the time. His recent experience
having shown that he was correct, he feels confident
that the charts are wrong. The Gulf Stream is apt
to vary its boundaries somewhat during heavy gales,
but in each of the instances mentioned the weather
was fine. It is quite possible, he thinks, that its
southern limits from 650 to 450 may have changed
since the last survey had been made. He can see,
on the other hand, no reason why the curve in its
boundaries between the pai,:lAl,; of longitude just
mentioned should exist. The Captain had aimed to
keep clear of the Stream in both instances as it
has the effect of driving back vessels bound west-
ward, This discovery, if correct, will prove an im-
portant one to shipmasters, as all vessels coming
from the Mediterranean by the middle passage-that
is between the parallels of latitude 300 and 40-are,
in danger of running into the Stream when they areas
led by the charts to imagine that they are 60 miles
to the south of it. In Winter venels from the
Meditbrranean faki the .iuthliru"pasbsge, but at all
other seasons of the year they take the northern or
the middle one.-New York Times, Sept. 10.

From the London Standard, August 21.
As soon as the Russian troops in the vicinity of
Constantinople shall have evacuated Tcataldja the
BJ ii-hi fleet at present in the Sea of Marmora
will move westwards to Gallipoli, When the
former quit Adrianople Admiral Hornby and his
ironclads will pass through the Dardanelles and
return to their okl moorings at Besika Bay. Such
is the tenor of the news from Constantinople on this
department of the Eastern Question, and the
announcement must recall to our minds a fact of
which many people have recently seemed to lose sight
altogether. Why is an imposing English squadron
in the Sea of Marmora? The answer is because a
menacing Russian army is within a short march
of the Ottoman capital. General Todlelhn has
just r(vi wed some fifty thousand troops aml Iw nty
batti'ries of artillery ; and this by no means represents
tl,, entire force at his disposal south of Adrianople.
What is this force doing in such a quarter? It was
hurried forward during the disingenuous prolongation
of the *'.tiali,.ns for an Armistice, on the chance and
in the hope that it might enter Constantinople. The
appearance of the British fleet within sight of San
Stefano put a sudden termination to that ambitious
dream. Cleared of its numerous but subordinate fea-
tures, the recent struggle in the East thus stands out
as a dexterous renewal ot Russia's designs on Con-
stantinople, baffled at the last moment by England's
fixed resolve that they shall never be executed. We
said yesterday that the Eastern Question is a religious
question, but Russia periodically raises the religious
question into a political question. It is quite certain
that Europe would never allow its peace to be broken
by the difficulty semi-barbarous Moslems and semi-
barbarous Christians experience in living peacefully
side by side, were it not that Russia, from time to ti-me,
exalts their local and intestine quarrels to the dignity
of a European problem in the pursuit of its own grasp-
ing projects There is always disturbance in the East;
and periodically there is an Eastern Question, because
once more Russian statesmen permit the fanaticism ot
the Russian people to believe that the time at last has
arrived for planting the Muscovite eagles on the
minarets of Saint Sophia. Looked at broadly, what
occurs on each fresh outburst of impatient ambition is
precisely what occurred on every previous exhibition of
the same disposition. Sooner or later England steps
in, and compels the disappointed invaders to return
home without their intended prey, Shallow people
have asserted that the policy of the Crimean War will
never hbe repeated. It has been repeated during the
present year before our very eyes ; and it would be re-
peated next year, if next year again Russia were to
fancy that the goal of her territorial hunger was within
reach. ,'
The policy of the Crimea War was not to prop up
Turkey, but to foil Russia in its purpose of seizing
Byzantium, and shutting out the rest of the world from
the Black Sea, while obtaining for herself a free ad-
mission from the Euxine to the Mediterranean and
from the Mediterranean to the Euxine. That policy
was successfully asserted, and we are enjoying its
fruits at the present day. It is quite certain that 1877
would have witnessed no armed struggle between
Russia and Turkey, and a half a million human beings
would still be alive who have gone to feed the worms
or the vultures, but for Russian diplomacy having per-
suaded itself, thanks to the factious philanthropy of
the English Opposition and the too obvious hesitation
of the English Government, that this time no English
sword would intervene between the victor and the van-
quished. The anticipation was necessarily doomed to
disappointment. It matters nothing whether Rus-
sian beats Turk or Turk beats Russian, and it mat-
ters just as little whether France is active or passive.
England alone, if necessary, invariably intervenes
sooner or later to stop Russia's advance towards the
Golden Horn. Everybody knows that the attempt to
enter Constantinople at the close of last year would
have been followed by declaration of war on the partof
this country ; and the policy of the Crimean War would
have been carried out in practice as it was asserted
in theory when the British fleet steamed up the Darda-
nelles. Surely it is high time that the Russian Govern-
mentand the Russian people should convince themselves
of this fact, and desist henceforward from inflicting
unutterable misery upon hundreds of thousands of the
human race, and adding to their own domestic em-
barrassments in the pursuit of an object that must
never be achieved. There is probably not a Russian
in any rank of life who would not have protested
loudly against the policy which ended in the late at-
tack upon Turkey, had it been known beforehand that
all Russia would reap from the enterprise would be
what the Treaty of Berlin has given her. It was not
in order to obtain Kars and Batoum, or to erect Bulga-
ria north of the Balkans into an Autonomous Princi-
pality, that the Czar consented to waste his armies
and his treasure. Either to enter Constantinople, or
at least to assert an exclusive right for Russian ships
of war to pass through the Bosphorus and the Darda-
nelles, was the real motive and aim of the war.
Neither of those ends has been obtained; and thus the
war of last year, like the Crimean War, has been for
Russia a failure and a disappointment. The presence
of the British fleet in the Sea of Marmora is the sign
and measure of her more recent mortification. When
the fleet returns to Besika Bay it will be because the
baffled Muscovite legions are turning their backs on
the forbidden goal of their unwise hopes.
A consideration of these facts might be profitable
to some amongst us who, in view of present
troubles, are disposed to cry out that the Treaty of
Berlin is already seen to be a miserable failure.
We have not shown ourselves to be insensible
to the defects of that instrument, nor prone to
exaggerate the nature of the settlement it has offered
to Europe. The resistance Austria is encountering in
B.,-ni.t did not take us by surprise, neither are we

astonished at the repugnance of the Lazes to become
Russian subjects; and only to-day we publish a
letter from Constantinople in which our Correspon-
dent there points to these and other facts as indica-
tive not only of the imperfect character ofthe Berlin
Treaty, but of other dangers. There are, however,
as we have more than once indicated, two ways of
looking at that Treaty. We- may view it as an in-
strument for the defeat of Russian ambition, or'as
one for the permanent settlement of the Eastern
Question. Regarded in this second character, it can
evoke no enthusiasm in any circumspect breast. But
Englishmen, who necessarily think more of English
interests in the East than of any other circumstance
connected with it, can have no great ground of quar-
rel with it. It has at least staved off war, with all
its risks and penalties; while it leaves Russia, at the
end of a long, costly, and sanguinary struggle, as
completely baulked, as far as the main objects of that
struggle are concerned, as she was at the beginning
of it. Every humane person must regret that Bosnia
should still be the scene of bloodshed and devastation,
and that Roumelia should know no better protectors
than the Russian army and its cruel retinue of "Bul-
garians." But' these regrettable circumstances do
not assist Russia to obtain possession of Constanti-
nople, or bring her one jot nearer to the attainment
of a monopoly over the passage of the Bosphorus and
the Dardanelles. The treaty-maker who imagined
that he had bestowed perfect order and tranquillity
on the East of Europe would not be a statesman but
a-n'ideologue. It was enough for English statesmen,
without striking a blow, and at an expenditure of only
six millions sterling, to leave British interests in that
quarter of the globe, at least as secure as they were
before -Russia had spent a hundred millions and
sacrificed three hundred thousand Russian lives in
labouring to damage them. It is very desirable that
; this! fact to us the cardinal fact-of the Eastern
Qi Qs'tion should not be lost sight of at a moment
when it is. impossible to withhold our vision from
the various subordinate phenomena which indicate
the still unsettled condition of the East. It was Mr.
- Gladstone, not the English Government, .who under-
took to put everything to rights north of the Balkans,

south of the Balkans-everywhere in fact where re-
form and amelioration were needed. More reasons-
able statesmanship has to be content with doing its
best to induce ignorant and fanatical races to d. -'1st
from exterminating each other. The task is still
being performed, and in process of time some pro-
gress will, we may hope, be made. It is comforting
to reflect, meanwhile, that the British Fleet is still in
the Sea of Marmora and will not leave it till the
Russian troops, departing from the neighbourhood of
Constantinople, confess that they approached it in


A San Franciscan adds one more Queer Story to the
innumerable number about the Author of The
From the San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 31.
You say that Edgar Allen Poe did not die from
the effects of deliberate dissipation?" asked a
Chronicle reporter.
That is just what I mean, and I say further that
he died from the effects of deliberate murder."
This was a strange assertion; strange in being a
flat contradiction of a fact, or, otherwise, a theory,
recorded in detail in the history of American liter-
ature. The author of the assertion was a well-
known member of this city's advanced and invete-
rate Bohemia; a gentleman who has long since
retired from the active pursuits of his profession,
and spends his days in dreamy meditation-fre-
quenting one of the popular resorts of the craft, but
mingling little in the idle babble of the throng.
When drawn into conversation, it is generally to
correct some error from his inexhaustible mine of
reminiscence, and on such occasions his words are
few and precise.
"Then you know something of the poet and his
history, Doctor ?"
With a few others. I was one of his intimate
associates for years. Much that has been written
of him and regarding his death is false. Poe was
not what is called a periodical drunkard, holding
himself to spells of total sobriety and then giving
way to violent bouts of intemperance; but he was
a steady drinker, and when his means permitted he
would drink to excess. His habitual resort in
Baltimore was the widow Meagher's place. This
was an oyster stand and liquor bar on the city
front, corresponding in some respects with the
coffee shops in San Francisco. It was frequented
much by the printers and men engaged in the
shipping offices, andandked as a respectable place,
where parties could read the papers, enjoy a game
of cards, or engage in social conversation. Poe
was a great favorite with the old woman. You
would always see him sitting just behind the oyster
stand, and about as quiet and sociable as an oyster
himself. He went by the name of the Bard, and
v hen parties came into the shop it was 'Bard, come
up and take a nip,' or 'Bard, take a hand in this
game.' He was a sort of pensioner,on his acquaint-
ances, as far as drinks were concerned. Whenever
the old woman met with any incident or idea that
tickled her fancy she would ask Bard. to versify it.
Poe always complied, writing many a witty couplet
and at times poems of considerable length. Much
of his poetical work, quite as meritorious as some
by which his name was immortalized, was thus
frittered into obscurity. It was in this little shop
that Po3's attention was called to an advertisement
in a Philadelphia paper of a prize for a meritorious
story, and it was here that he composed his famous
'Gold Bug,' which took the prize. I heard him
read it before he sent it on to Philadelphia, and
when it was announced that his story was success-
ful, the Widow Meagher gave him the money to go
on and obtain the prize'."
But how about his death ?"
Poe had been shifting between Baltimore, Phi-
ladelphia and New York for several years. He
had been away from Baltimore about three months,
and turned up one evening at the widow's. I was
there when he came in. Bard bad been making a
little raise North, and it was drinks all around,
with repeat, until the crowd were down jolly. It
was the night before an election, and the party
started up-town. There were four of us, and we
had not gone half a dtzen squares before we were
nabbed by policemen, who were looking up voters
to coop.' It was the practice in those days to
seize people, whether drunk or sober, lock them up
until the polls were opened, and then march them
to every precinct in control of the party having the
'coop.' This. coop was in the rear of an engine
house on Calvert Street. It was part of the game
to stupefy the prisoners with drugged liquor. The
next day we were voted at 30 different places, and
over and over, it being as much as a man's life was
worth to rebel. Poe was so badly drugged that he
was carried on two or three rounds, and then the
gang said that it was no use trying to vote a dead
man any longer, so they shoved him into a cab and
sent him to the hospital to get him out of the way."
Well, he died from dissipation."
"Nothing of the kind. He died from laudanum
or some other poison that was forced on him in the
coop. He was in a dying condition while he was
being voted 20 or 30 times in Baltimore. The
story told by Griswold of his having been on a
week's spree and being picked up on the street is
all a lie. I saw him shoved into the cab myself."

Since the yellow fever began its ravages in the
Southwest, and the Howard Association has become
prominent as a reliever of suffering and asan agen-
cy in the cause of humanity, many persons have
naturally wished to learn something of the organi-
zation. The association came into prominence 25

years ago (18583) in New Orleans, when it and other
cities of the South were so cruelly afflicted with the
fever, and such horror and panic were excited that
husbands deserted their wives, parents their chil-
dren, and the ties of common humanity seemed
sundered. Napoleon B. Kneass, now of Philadel-
phia, but formerly a merchant in New Orleans,
says that the organization originated in his store,
among his clerks, especially two of them whose
mother was from San Domingo and had seen much
of the epidemic. These went about the city, hunted
up new cases and furnished the sufferers with medi-
cine prepared by her and found effective in Hayti.
From the clerks as a nucleus the association was
formed. Young men of wealth joined it, and adop-
ted the name Howard from the renowned English
philanthropist. They obtained medicines, nurses
and physicians, and established agencies in all the
towns and cities that had been or were likely to be
infected, binding themselves to act together at
every reappearance of the pestilence. The body
increased rapidly in numbers and means, and before
the civil war it was one of the richest benevolent
societies in this country. That bitter contest left
most of the members poor, and the association has
been crippled in its power to do good. Until re-
cently they never asked for aid ; but any contribu-
tions to the cause were received and distributed ac-
cording to.existing 'eed. They divide the town or
city into districts, to each of which members are
assigned, and when the disease reveals itself each
case is immediately reported to headquarters. The
Visiting Committee at once investigate the matter,
physicians and nurses are employed, and every-
thing done that can be done to relieve the patient.
Most of the nurses have been negroes who have
had the fever, and were not apt, therefore, to be
infected. There were, and there now are, espec-
ially, many volunteers, who receive no pay, the
Sisters of Charity being most zealous and devoted,
while members of different benevolent 'societies
have taken, and still take, an active part in the
noble work.-N. Y. Times, September 10.


From the WTest Indian, August 23.
The following letter has been addressed to Mr.
Hill, Chairman of the West India Committee, by
direction of the Secretary of State, in reply to their
address on the affairs of Barbados, in reference to
the introduction of Government Nominees into the
19th July, 1878.
SIR,-I am directed by the Secretary of State to
acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 20th
ultimo, covering one signed by certain Proprietors,
Merchants, and others interested in the Island of
Barbados, odi the subject of the Bill providing for
two nominee Members in the House of Assembly
in that island.
Sir Michael Hicks-Beach desires me to observe,
that the arguments on which the Bill was rejected,
would appear to have been principally to the effect
that the Home 'Government was not deserving of
confidence, although the Bill neither gave nor pre-
pared the way for any new controlling power.
But Sir Michael Hicks-Beach does not think it
advisable to reiterate reasons which have already
been fully stated in support of the-necessity for
securing a proper representation of Government in
the House of Assembly, nor to enter into the ques-
tion of the extent to which the interests of the
labouring population are represented under the
present Constitution of Barbados, beyond express-
ing his regret that be is unable to concur in the
views expressed by the Memoralists.

I am, &c.,


Warm and showery as the Summer just closed
has been, and favorable as it would seem to pro-
ducts of the soil, fruits and vegetables here have
been, and are, as a rule, far from good. Peaches
are poorer than they have been for years. Those in
the market have been for the most part unripe, and
many are more or less decayed. Such as have looked
well and have brought high prices on the stands and
at the fruiterers have lacked flavor and lusciousness.
Melons (musk) are not what they usually are, or,
indeed, ought to be. They are deficient, so to speak,
in tone; they want richness and body, the best of
them, and the ordinary run are well-nigh tasteless.
Peas were sorry enough ; they had little succulence
or savor; they appeared too young at first, and,
when fairly matured, too old. Corn is by no means
satisfactory. It shows to advantage; the kernels
are full and promising, though they are apt to be
dry and insipid when tested by the palate. Toma-
toes,cormpared with most years, are failures. They
are afflicted with greenness, and the majority lack
the proper juiciness. The same may be said of
other fruits and vegetables which should have'been
excellent, judging by the weather. Farmers give'
different reasons for the shortcomings of the sea-
son ; but all admit that these have existed, and
exist. Outward signs have been opposed to the
facts. Nature would seem to be playing a trick
upon us- a game of skyey hypocrisy.-N. Y. Times,
September 10.

Over a bridge at Athens, Georgia, is the follow-
ing: Any person driving over this bridge at a
faster pace than a walk shall, if a white person, be
fined five dollars, and if a negro, receive twenty-flie
lashes-halt the penalty to be bestowed on the in-

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