BERMUDA COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL ADVERTISER AND RECORDER,
0o 48-Vol. Ll. STATE SUPER VIAS A.NTIQUA.S. 24s.:per Ann
aIon, Be "A, T-e s- y, ove- sb r 9, I 78.
Hfa isa fon, Bermuda, Tuesday, ?I'ovember 19, I.S 7. .
1st Batt. XIX Regiment,
"The Princess of Wales' Own."
Under the Patronage of His Excellency Major
Slit8 1 IOIEIET LAFFAN,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief, .
And Lieut.-Colonel P. D. VIGORS and the
OFFICERS of the Regiment.
OF THE ABOVE REGIMENT,
Will take place, by the kind permission of T.
F. J. TUCKER, Esqr., -
jIrN Is1 FIELD D,
December the 2nd, 1878,
IBeing the Anniversary of the Birthday of Her
Royal Highness the Princess of Wales.
Commencing at 12"30 precisely (weather per.
MAJOR C. HEREFORD,
CAPT. A. M. HANDLE (Hony. Secy.),
CAPT. R. OG. TRAIL,
LIEUT. & ADJT. R. PHAYRE,
LIEUT. H. BOWLES,
LIEUT. J. DAVIES,
CAPT. C. HUNT, LIEUT. J. FEARON,
CAPTAIN A. M. HANDLE,
The following events will be open to the
Army and Navy and Royal Marines:-Mile
Race, Hurdle Race (200 yards over 10 flights),
Tug of War (teams of 10 men, Naval teams to
be by ships).
Further particulars and Programme of events
will appear in small bills.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
A. VM. HANDLE, CAPT.,
2 Hony. Secy.
St. Nicholas' Hotel
T IS favourably and well-known Hotel hav-
ing increased conveniences for the comfort
of its patrons, offers superior, attractions for
transient and permanent guests.
URIAH WEL CH,
Late firm and successor to S. lawk & Co.,
November 11, 1878.-3m
BOOTS and SHOES, best qual.
ity at cheapest rates
White and Brown COTTONS-34d, 4d. & 4jd
Gents' Bl,,ck Felt HATS
Fancy SillRTS, &c.
To J.,'ir e per Seymour,
T WEED 11ATS BOOTS and SHOES
Fancy GOODS CLOUDS, &c.
And a large lot WINTER DRESS 1GO)0DS
All will be sold very Cheap.
rI t o0 t r
UNDER MY HOUSE.
Possession given immediately.
R. H. DUERDEN.
October 29th, 1878.-3 alt w
Per Royal Mail Steamer Alpha,
1 Single P HJ TOJV,
I Double CONJCORD.
The above will bo sold at very reasonable
prices for CASH.
St. George's, Novr. 12, 1878.-tf
Two of those Celebrated Florence"
Kerosense Oil Stoves,
They save labour and fuel.
For Sale at cost and charges.
W. T. JAMES,
42 Front St.
September 9, 1878.
IN PA GETS.
I' I SUBSCRIBER being about to leave the
Island for a period,, offers his Property
For Sale, Lease or Rent.
The Property consists as follows:--
Dwelling g Ho use,.
IPL With LIQUOR, and GROCERY
STORtE, OUT-IIOUSES, STABLES, &c,
with Eleven Acres, more or less, of excellent
L NDI), situated near St. Paul's Church, Pagets.
Thirteen Acres, more or less, of
Planthing L .1yr I,
tdj,ininilg the above on the South Side and ex-
tending to the Sa.
The aLove LAND is very eligible situated.
Tbe D IELLING is mo-t healthily Icated.
It commands a beautiful view of the Town of
Halmilton, of Mount Langton, Prospect, Clar-
ience I lil, &c.
Persons desirous of possessing an extensive
lot of excellent LAND for agricultural purposes,
(wtd a comfortable DWELLING, ill within
Stiwenty minutes walk of the Town of Hamilton,
will do well to look at this PR OPERTY.
WILLIAm A. FISK.
Paigets, October 22, 1878.
J t iua 1o.
Momently expected a large Supply
FISH G U4V.O,
Which will he disposed of at a reasonable price.
The Article speaks for itself.-Fnirmers who
have, during the last four seasons, tried this
Manuie pronounced it A I,
Call at once and engage the quantity you re-
q e ALBERTT ING LIS.
St. 4eorge, Bermuda, Oct. 28, 1878.
Champagne Lager Ieer.
Carefully Bottled by
KnntAs & Co.,
In Barrels of Quarts and Pints.
Front Street, Hamilton,
Sole Agent for Bermuda.
i To Planters.
IF YOU REQUIRED
Purchase the BERMUDA BRAND," Highly con-
centrated, and no waste-prepared and sold by
THE MAPES FORMULA & PERUVIAN GUANO Co.,
158 Front St.,
October 1, 1878.-2m
tArt Unioni ot London.
444 WEST STRAND, W. C.
Institute 11837. Incorporated 1846.
THE RIGHT ION. LORI)D OUGIHTON, D).C.L.
THOM AS SIMONS WATSON, Esq., B.A.
Every Subscriber of One Guinea will receive,
besides a chance of a Prize at the annual
distribution in April,
Lord Byron's Poem
"With Twenty Illustrations by C. B. BtiCH.
Hours of Study
A Restless Mind
A Night Alarm
Fears at Eventide
Kaled's Leisure Hours
Festival at Otho's
11. Lara Denounced by
12. The Fate of Ezzelin
13. Meeting of Chieltains
14. The Challenge
15. The Duel
16. Lara's acts of Charity
17. The Fatal Shot
18. The Battle-field
19. The Death of Lara
20. Kaled at Lara's Grave
A Subscriber of Five Guineas may receive
Artist's proofs of the Plates, with five chances in
the distribution. A payment of Two Guineas
entitles to India paper lettered proofs with two
Among the Prizes will be the right to select a
Valuable WORK OF ART from one of the
Public Exhibitions; Bronze and China TAZ
Z\S; STATUETTES in Bionze and Porce-
lain, and other Works produced especially for
the Society. D.
D. M'PHEE LEE,
Honorary Secretary for Bermuda.
November 4th, 1878.
Potatoes Potatoes! Potatoes !
On Hand and to arrive,
^(jl Of ot i tns
Potatoes for Seed.
The above for sale Cheap to Cash customers
St. George's, Bermuda,
Ot. 2th, 1878. S
Real Estate for Sale
near the Town of htamilton.
Being about to leave the Islands for a period,
Offers for Sale
ADAPTED EITHER FOi1 A
D WELLNWG OR STORE,
Situated near the Eastern entrance tokhe Town
of Ilait ilton, between the Malia Road and the
waters of Hamilton Harbour.
The Upper and half of Lower portion of the
Building is-now on Lease fdi :10 a year.
'rernm accommodating.--Apply to
W. A. FISK,
October 29, 1-878.
SR. W. HAYWARD & CO.
General Shipping and
(P. 0. Box 3709,)
52 SOHANGGE P..AOE, '
B. W. HAYWARD, NEW YORK.
F. D. S. NASH.
Messrs. A. W. PEROT & Co., Demerara.
Hon. S. S. INGHAM, llamilton, Bermuda.
Jos. M. HAYWARD, Agent It. \1. S. Pkt CJ.,
St. George's, Bermuda.
D. I'. SEON, Hlamilton, Bei mui a.
September 17, 1873.-12m
Flatts Village Boarding
S11IItS -is a very beautiful place; Is situated
. at the junction of the roads at the Flatts,
and is known as Palmetto Grove." Is within
twenty minutes drive of Hamilton, and quite
near the Walsingham Caves. It borders on the
beautiful sheet of water, llarrington Sound, a
famous place for sea bathing.
The Proprietor has a Boat at hand for pleasure
excursions on the Sound and other waters. lie
will be pleased to accommodate Lady and Gentle-
teen Boarders on very reasonable terms.
JOHN T. PENISTON,
September 3, 1878.
The Undersigned offers
For Sale. or Rent,
Near the Flatts Villoge,
With all conveniences attached.
Possession given of one immediately; the
other January Ist. Apply to
W. A. TAYLOR,
October 29, 1878.-4
House for Rent.
A TWO sTORY
f Dwelling House
In this Town, North of the Hamilton Hotel, for
For particulars apply at the Royal Gazette"
Hamilton, Oct. 7th, 1878.
WImnt. James Heney,
Commission .1 gent,
GREAT REDVTIO !
The Subscriber intends closing his
present line of [Business
OFFERS HIS ENTIRE
lt.,Astonishing Low Rates,
To Suit the Times.
FURNITURIE-BIk. Walnut Parlor SUITS
Black Walnut Bed Room SETS, Painted
Bed Room SETS, LOUNGES, BU-
REAUS and BEDSTEADS, CHAIRS
and ROCKERS in variety
Felt HATS, Mens and Boys, just opening
CLOTHlING, City mnide MIURORS
Note PAPER and ENVELOPES
BOOTS &, SHOES, Ladies, Gents & Chil-
CA It PETING and Floor CLOTH, handsome
Express WAGGONS CARTS
WHEELBARROWS &c.,' &c., &c.
All of which will be sold much lower in pro-
portion than the so called Co-operative Store
prices, for the CAsh ONLY ; must be cleared out
next month, to make room for incoming Goods.
'Reid & Bur.naby Sts.
Hamilton, October 22, 1878.
S. H. Cape,
THE CAUSEWAY BRIDGE near the Wes-
tern terminus of the Caiseway now un-
dergoing certain REPAIRS and ALTERA TI-
The, Publi 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
Hamilton, 3rd August, 18.78.
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
English and American Preserved-
Nos. 10 and 12 Queen Street,
N. B1.-Ships' Stores Supplied at Lowest
Fo*' u It i 1378. -12 m ,
United States Mail Steamers.
Lice d. .Ic*littoneer 10It LIPER POO0 ,
CALLING AT QUEENSTOWN,
COMMISSION IERCHIANT, LEAVE NEW YORK
ST. THOMAS,o A'vRXT' TUADA Y..
CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED. ..NEVADA sails Oet. 8, at 3 p.m.
Septr. 31, 1878.-12m MONTANA sails Oct. 15, at7 a.m.'
WI.SCONSIN sails Oct. 21, at 2 p.m.
Notice WYOMING sails Novr. 5, at I p.m.
Notice. NEVADA sails Novr. 2, at 6 a m.
A Respectable Lady or Gentleman can Rent MONTANA sails Novr. 19, at Noon.
a fine large Airy BEDROOM (furnished %WISCONIN sails Novr. 26, at 7 a.m.
or unfurnished) with access to Drawing Room. The above Steamers are built expressly for
Also, the use of the Furniture in the D)rawing the Trade, have five watertight bulkheads, and
Room ; the use of Stove in Kitchen, or a se- experiencedOfficers, Surgeons and Slew-
parate Kitchen and Dining Room-with a private ardry sses. The Saloon Acemmodationsare un-
Family ina pleasantly Situated Dwelling, abo surpassed by any Atlantic Steamers, and the
twenty minute walk on the Pitt's Bay Road. State Roomsare on main deck opening into the
or further Particulars applyat the "Royal Saloon, thus' securing that great comfort in
azette" Offce. ocean travel, perfect ventilation and light. "
llamilon, 30th July, 1878. Smoking Room, Bath Room and Piano ou
The Berm 'd a Ci- The U.S. Mail Steamer Canima"froWmBer.
muda, Thursdays, generally arrives at New York
gar Factory. on Mondays, and Passengers' baggage can be
Transferred direct to the Liverpool Steamer sail-
re-l E iUndersiizned having received a lot of ing next day.
HAVANA TOBACCO via New York
And will be pleased to Supply parties requir-
ing same. Quality guaranteed andno Cabbagie.
The Subscriber is willing to give Instructions
in CIGAR MAKING to one or two Young
Men who are desirous of' making themselves
generally useful at the business. Termins made
known on application to
T. S2A CHEZ.:
Hamilton, June 18th, 1878.
14 Queen Street, Hamilton,
Between the Stores of Messrs. F. A.
WHITE & E. 1B. JONES.
jPa i m te r P
Dealer in PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES,
GLASS, PUTTY, BRUSHES,
July 15, 1878.-12 m.
BOO EAND S .EET.
Are in a state of forwardness at the Office of
the Royal Gazette."
Persons desirous of using the former as an
Advertising medium will please forward their
Notices as early as possible. Hotel, Tavern,
Boarding and Lodging House Keepers woulddo
well to use it for their notices as the circulation
' of the Book has become very extensive, not
only in Bermuda, but abroad; every visitor to
the Island securing one copy at least, and some
of them three or four for their friend in other
countries. It will contain quite a History of the
Bermudas, a Directory fur the Towns of Ham-
ilton and St. George, besides Catalogues of the
Fishes, Sea and Land Shells, Birds, and Plants,
both wild and cultivated in Bermuda.
RATES OF ADVERTISING.
Page ..... ....30s. Page .......16s.
Page ........24s. Page .. ......18s.
WILLIAMS & GUION,
29 Broadway, New York.
Sept. 26, 1878.
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=+m I.a '" w 1 0 -
.P4 o ,g Q ,a A ,
Will Visit St. Georges, Tuesdays and Fri-
Orders Promptly Attended to.
Hamilton, October 24jth, 87,
Hamniltn, OctIober g3th, i87Q,
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EXfTRACT from METEOROLOGICAL OBSERI
VATI ON S taken under the direction of the Principal
Medical Officer, Prospect, Bermuda. Above the sea
November 19, 1878.
Nov. 14-Barque Sir G. F. Seymour. Watlington Lon-
don ;- goods for Merchants and 80 tons government
stores.-Agents, N. T. Butterfield & Son.
Nov. 11-S. S. Devonshire, Bee, Savannah.
14-Mail Steamer Canima, Liddicoat, hew York ; 10
hlf bls. arrowroot, 19 empty carboys, 6 tierces sugar,
1 bl. Bermuda tobacco.
15-Barque Eliza Barss, Hollis, New York.
16-Schr. Annie Florence, Frith, Martinique; 312
empty casks, 90 cedar posts.
CUSTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGES.
Nov. 12-R. M. Steamer Alpha, Crowell, St. Tho-
mas.; mails &c.-Agents, Jos. M. Hayward.
14-Brit. Steam Ship Gleniffer, of Glasgow, Graham,
from Amoy bound to New York ; cargo consisting of
40,000 packages tea-in want of coals.-Agents, W.
C. Hyland & Co.
Nov. 12-R. M. Steamer Alpha, Crowell, Halifax;
14-Am.. Schr. Aldana Rokes, Rhodes, New York;
cargo sugar, ex Brigt. Adelina Richardson, and por-
tion of cargo ex Am. Schr. ris.
Brit. Steam Ship Gleniffer, Graham, New York; in-
ward cargo teas
MOVEMENTS OF VESSELS PORT OF ST. GEORGE.
Norwegian Barque Svea, cargo of kerosene discharged
into hulk Dudman, lying in Castle Harbor ; Svea in
port of St. Georges awaiting orders.
Russian Bk. Storfusten Constantine, discharging cargo
British Bk. Sultana, discharging cargo of logwood.
Brigt. Mary Allerton, Burgess, repairing.
Hound, discharged, awaiting orders
Maria, awaiting orders.
In the R. M. Steamer Alpha from St. Thomas, Mr.
J. W. Daniels.
In the Mail Steamer Canima, on Thursday last, for
New York, Mr. Walter G. Smith, Capt. B.T. Manchus-
sen, Mr. G. B. Douglass, Mrs. W. H. King, Rev. A.
Bilkev, R.E.C., Mrs. Bilkey and 3 children.-2nd Ca-
bin, G. H. Curtis, B. Whiteley, Mrs. Smale-Steer-
age, B. E. Smith, W. B. Choate, John Brown.
In the R. M. Steamer Alpha for Halilax, Mr. J. D.
Davies.-Second Cabin, 7 soldiers' wives and 9 chil-
The Baroue Sir George F. Seymour, Captain Wat-
lington, arrived on Tuesday last. She left London on
tle 4th October : was in the Channel during the gale
of the 8th, and had the wind from S.S.W., during
which she was driven back from the Start to the
Needles. Left the land on the 12th and has had bois-
terous weather the entire passage. In ]at. 31'27 long.
67, picked up a barrel of wet flour marked C (red letter
in a triangle), branded Colings & Morris, Baltimore,"
appeared to have been in the water about two months.
H. M. S. Penguin, Capt. Paget, arrived at Panama
on the 15th October, from a cruise south as far as
An American Barque from the Mediterranean bound
to New York was in the offing yesterday. Captain sick :
no other particulars.
On Sunday night last the upper portion of a very
large mast, about 50 feet long and 36 inches in diame-
ter, drifted on the Devonshire rocks south side. It has
evidently been in the water a long time, as it is thickly
coated with barnacles and is well wormed.
THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS.
On Friday evening last a few of the Sergeants of
the above Corps met at the Restaurant of Mr. Sims
in Reid Street, to bid farewell to Staff Sergeant
A. Chamberlain, who is about to leave these Is-
lands, his term of foreign service having expired.
A dinner was provided by Host Sims, which was
served up in an admirable style, and good justice
was done to it by those assembled. After dinner
the company adjourned to another compartment
for the purpose of enjoying a little harmony. As
soon as every one had taken his seat the Chairman
(Staff Sergeant D. H. Brown) proposed the health
of the Queen," coupling with it that of His Roy-
al Highness the Prince of Wales and all the Royal
Family, after which Barrack Sergeant McVicar
was called upon to amuse the company with a
song, which he did by singing The White Squall."
The Vice Chairman (Staff Sergeant C. Partridge)
then proposed the health of the Guest (Staff Sergt.
Chamberlain), wishing him and his family a plea-
sant passage home to Old England, the company
joining with musical honours "For he's a Jolly
Good Fellow." Staff Sergeant Chamberlain briefly
responded, and in doing so thanked those present
for their good wishes for himself and family, and
regretted very much that he was leaving so many
old friends behind him, but hoped that only a very
short time would elapse before he should have the
pleasure of meeting them again in another country.
The Chairman then proposed the health of the
Officers of the Staff and Departments, after which
the company amused themselves with songs and
toasts, among which were "The Skipper and his
Boy," "Take it, Bob, it is better than Tea," which
were rendered in first rate style by Staff Sergeant
Partridge, and the very popular song "The Village
Blacksmith," and "Aladdin's Lamp," sung in an
admirable style by Staff Sergeant Collins. An
original song by Staff Sergeant Brown, The Na-
bob," was well rendered, as was also "Tep Thous-
and Miles Away" by Staff Sergeant J. Pye, of the
General Staff, which caused much amusement. The
company rose at 12 o'clock and joining hands and
singing" "Auld Lang Syne," which was followed by
the National Anthem, they retired, after spending
a very pleasant evening.
AN ICE COLUMN.-Persons passing Mr. Miles's
Establishment in Reid Street on Saturday last, and
others induced to go there from reports, were
greatly gratified on seeing standing opposite one of
his doors a column of ice, measuring in height three
and a half feet, and squaring twelve inches-pro-
duced at Mr. Miles's ice manufactory, Spanish
Point. It was a solid mass, so far as we could
judge, and weighed 200 pounds. It did not, seem-
ingly, lose much in size after standing in the
exposed position we saw it, for some three or four
hours in occasional slight showers of rain and a
temperature of about 760
Allow me to take this opportunity of thanking
the audience for their attendance, and the wrapt
attention with which they honored me, a gratifica-
tion marred only by my hearing that notwithstand-
ing the size of the room some could not get in.
May all the Lectures at the Institute be as well
patronized, for it should be liberally supported by
the people of St. George's.
I remain, Dear Sir, Yours faithfully,
W. A. M.
Ireland Island, Nov. 11, 1878.
THE NEWFOUNDLAND FISHERY QUESTION.
LONDON, Nov. 8.-The Daily News' article on the
fishery question concludes :-" We wait with interest
the publication of Salisbury's despatch and the state-
ment drawn up by the Canadian Government, but
there is no use trying to disguise the fact that Evarts'
case has some force in it. A right has be(n bought
and, in the natural course of things, will be paid for
by the United States. Their right of fishing thus ac-
quired accrued two years before the local law was pass-
ed and our commissioners forgot to reserve to the Local
Legislature the right of making regulations. We fear
the date fixed by the treaty for the payment of the
award--Nov. 23-will be long passed before the Amer-
ican Government are convinced ot the error of their
contention. The question is one of legal obligation
and cannot be too calmlv discussed on both sides.' A
reluctance to inflict wrong should be at least as strong
as a determination not to submit to one."
A Greek vessel was seized in the Dardanelles by
pirates, who killed the sailors. The vessel was rescued
by boats from the English fleet, but the pirates escaped
with tleir booty. They are said to be deserters from
the Tuikish army.
The Customs duty in Great Britain on Tobacco and
Snuff, for the year ended on the 31st of March last,
was 8,100,153 9s. 5d. and the excise duty 488,653
"LADY LAFFAN will be AT HOME." To-mor-
row. Wednesday, from 3 to 5 o'clock, to receive her
fTi- We have been requested, by the Secretary of
the Hunt Club. to remind the Members and others, that
the Meet, on To-morrow, Wednesday the 20th instant,
will finish at Mount Langton, and that he trusts that
as many as possible will come to the finish."
H. M. S. Orontes, Capt. E. H. Seymour, arrived
on Sunday morning last from Halifax, with the
following troops on board :
No. 3 Battery, 10th Brigade Royal Artillery,
under the command of Captain Annesley, and con-
sistinig of 4 sergeants and 86 rank and file. *
The 26th Company Royal Engineers, under the
command of Captain R Athorpe, consisting of 60
non-commissioned officers and men.
The 10th and 12th Companies R. E., respectively
commanded by Capt. Slacke and Major Codding-
ton, embarked on board H. M. S. Orontes yesterday
for Gibraltar and Malta.
The 1-20th Regiment, under the command of
Lieut.- Colonel F. L. Edridge, were on board of
H. M. S. Orontes, bound for Cyprus.
As many of our readers would like to know who
among their old acquaintances in the 1-20th Regt.
are now on board the Orontes, we subjoin the
names of the Officers.
Lieut.- Colonel-F. L. Edridge (commanding).
Mlajors-O'Neill and Bowlby.
Captains-Browne, Wahab, Wroughton, Sewell, .
Goldsmith, Fleetwood. Birch.
Lieutenants-Rowe, Robinson, Browne, Randall,
Baker, Forde, Oried, Wallington.
Querier Master-Thomas McKay.
Medical Officer-Surgeon Thomas O'Reilly.
The Orontes leaves this Morning for Gibraltar, Mal -
ta and Cyprus.
From the Halijax Morning Chronicle, Nov. 12.
DISEMBARKATION OF TROOPS.
The troop ship Orontes, from Cyprus via Malta and
Bermuda, with the 101st regiment and drafts for the-
R. A. and R. E., arrived at noon yesterday. Ar-
rangenments had been made by the i regiments in garri-
son to allow the new arrivals to go into the Wellington
Barracks at once. The women and children were sent
ashore at 3 o'clock and the troops disembarked about
4 o'clock, and after some delay thlee companies
marched up through the hospital gate (North entrance
to the dockyard) and to barracks by the lower entrance.
Then the remainder of the regiment with the colors
formed in and marched to barracks, accompanied by
the band of the 97th, who furnished music. The men,
of course, were at their worst after such a long sea
voyage, many of them being scarcely convalescent
from long illness. As they marched to barracks near-
ly every man carried two rifles, which in itself told a
tale, for every extra rifle meant a comrade sick.
The 101st were at Cyprus for three months and have
no anxiety to visit that classical isle again. During
their stay they only lost five men by death, but the
42nd Highl nders (the Black Watch) and the 71st,
stationed there, suffered greatly from Cyprus fever,
losing many men. When the 101st went to Cyprus,
the regiment was at its full lighting strength, about a
thousand men, but only six hundred and fifty of that
number landed at Halifax. They embarked in the
Orontus and sailed from Cyprus on the 8th of October.
At Malta about two hundred and fifty men, suffering
from the fever, were landed and placed in hospital.
They then proceeded to Gibraltar, where about a hun-
dred more invalids were placed in hospital. The
Orontes then sailed to Bermuda, where a battery of
Royal Artillery was embarked and proceeded to Hali-
fax. On their arrival here eighty-six men were laid
up with Cyprus fever. About half the number were
carried to hospital yesterday on stretchers, and pitiable
objects they were. The remainder will be taken to
It was supposed that the 20th regiment would be
sent from this station to Gibraltar, but yesterday or-
ders were received for them to embark at once for
Cyprus. They have a gloomy prospect-before them,
but the state of affairs there will probably be not so
bad when they arrive. The hot weather will be over
and in all probability barracks will have been con-
structe3i, while their predecessors had to live in tents.
They will be embarked at 11 o'clock to-morrow morn-
ing, if the troop ship can be cleansed and made ready
for them in time.
(Published in Royal Gazette by Request.)
To the Editor of the Bermuda Colonist.
DEAR SIR,-The remarks of J. J. ,. in your last,
while complimentary to me, equally portray an
amount of interest in, and intelligent appreciation
of the subject; which assures me that their author
will appreciate being set right in an important,
though apparently small matter, for though collo-
quially density and structure may seem to be syno-
nymous, philosophically the difference is immense,
and I should be sorry to mislead the public. It was
by altering structure, i.e., by changing the SUB-
STANCE, the color was either produced, changed, or
caused to vanish altogether. (e. g.) By adding a
few steel drops" to a colorless solution of Prus-.
siate of Potash, I obtained a deep blue-(Prussiate
of Iron)-From a deep violet solution of Permanga-
nate of Potash a few drops of colorless acid pro-
duced a new substance-viz.,-Sulphate of Potash
a colorless salt! hence the violet vanished-and
friends. There were some fast looking horses ex-
ercising on the course and I had a good look at
them. I think I shall be able to put your readers
on a good thing or two before the eventful day. I
have also completed the arrangements you wrote to
me about, and have secured the services of a gen-
tleman of experience to keep current notes on each
race, so that I hope to send you a good account of
the Race Meeting. Besides this, Mrs. T., with
whom your readers are acquainted, expects to be
here by the next Canima," so we shall also be
able to give you a full description of the cos-
tumes of the ladies in the enclosure, for although
my better half and I sometimes differ a little in
opinion, I must admit her taste is perfect, and as
our friends say she "looks well in anything."
Hamilton, November 16, 1878.
A HINT TO OUR AMERICAN COUSINs.-Instead of
quarrelling with us about the Halifax Fishery
Award, which they are in honor bound to pay,
whether it he excessive or not, our American cou-
sins might do a graceful act now by joining Her Ma-
jesty's forces and the Canadian people in welcoming
to Halifax the new Governor General and his royal
wife. Great Britain has often done honor to Amer-
ica and to distinguished American citizens, and an
excellent opportunity is now afforded for the Amer.
icans to display their goodwill to Canada and to the
Mother Country. In another column we refer to
an imposing naval display to be made by the Brit-
ish fleet on the occasion of the arrival of the Mar-
quis of Lorne and the Princess Louise. What
could be more proper than for the United States
Government to send one or two vessels of their
navy to join in the welcome to the Viceroy and the
daughter of England's Queen ? Would this not be
a graceful act and reflect more honor upon the
American flag than refusing to pay the award of a
high court of arbitration appointed by the two
nations.-Halifax Morning Chronicle, Nov. 12.
Lord Justice Christian, of the Court of Appeal
in Ireland, has resigned.
(From our Spe i7l Sporting Correspondent.)
I really must apoligize for not having sent you
any account of our runs for the last fortnight, but
I have been so busy looking after the preparation
of your special's quadruped for the Races that my
work has got a little behind hand. Besides this the
brute in a most unfeeling manner put his foot on
my toes last week, the day before the meet at the
Flatts, and I not only missed that run, but as I
could not get a boot on I was obliged to forego the
enjoyment of a Dance at Bailey's Bay at the
finish; however, I put my nag into the trap-as a
punishment for his want of consideration-and,
Dr. Outerbridge having no objection to my slip-
pered foot, I had the satisfaction of seeing the
young people enjoy themselves. The number of
guests, which included His Excellency the Gover-
nor, was considerable and dancing was kept up
with spirit until past six o'clock.
I.-must now hark back a bit and let you know
what we did on the 29th October, the first day of
We met in Hamilton at 3 p.m., there was rather
a poor show of riders, but the gentler sex in carri-
ages and on horse back was not unrepresented.
Starting from the head of the Lane we jumped
a small stone wall into the country, and had a good
gallop across a couple of big fields -separated by a
stone wall, with a drop on the landing side, which
proved a stopper to two or three. We then made
for the sand hills where we were joined by a few
of the road division, and, the tide being low, we
rattled along the South Shore about as hard as we
could go-first class training for the racing nags.-
Steady up the sand hills, ease your horses gentle-
men, after that pipe owner, where's the-paper, hold
hard, try back, and we scatter for a few minutes
over the sandy hillocks trying to find the scent.
Forrard, forrard on from a jockey on a pulling
blood-like brown mare, soon- puts us on the line
and we are off again, as a venerable Medical gen-
tleman on a big brown expressed it, "like greased
lightning." Across the south shore road, over a
rail and a couple of walls, rocks sticking up out of
the ground, trees in front, trees on the right and
left, still the horses pull, and go they will, for it is
the first day of the season, when just as visions of
the uncertainty of life and of Tally Ho's contribu-'
tions flit across my mind, I see the Master who is
half a field ahead, turn round in his saddle and
make a significant gesture which evidently refers
to a Li. wall in front of him; so making a frantic
effort I get a pull at my horse just in time to steady
him over the wall into a grass lane and out of it
again, as nice a double as anyone could wish for ;
we now breast a small hill and in the distance the
heads of the runners are seen, so we sit down and
take it out of the horses along the grass; first a
rail, then a bushy fence, then two small rails stop
the way before we dismount and enjoy the society
of the ladies and the hospitality of Mount Pleasant
-where we find His Excellency the Governor and
a large number of the blite of the Island.
I have told you of the misfortune that prevents
my being able to give you an account of the run
of the 5th Instant from the Flatts, but if you can
spare the space. I will tell you something of our
run last Thursday. We met at Smith's Church
and had a very fair sprinkling of riders, amongst
others being His Excellency the Governor, Lady
. Laffan and Miss Laffan. After a few minutes law
for late ones the master's horn warned us it was
time to start and off we went down to Spittal Ponds
round which the master led us at a fearful pace,
rather damaging to my old nag's bellows and I have
since been to Nelmes' to enquire if he could supply
me with a new pair but I regret to say that after a
somewhat lengthy search amongst his numerous
and elegant nick nacks, Mr. Nelmes suddenly re-
collected that he had sold the last pair only-the day
before; however he assures me that he will be
having some out in two or three weeks. But I am
off the scent-so let us try back-up the hill we go
leaving the ponds behind us, then we come to a
rail and then another, next a wall bravo Doctor
glad to see you following to-day and how the grey
does enjoy it." We next descend the other side of
the hill and here we come to a check, not for long
though, that hard riding adjutant on the black is
on the line-how well the blue nose" horse jumps
-he ought to have a good chance in a hurdle race.
-Hallo, what's up, only four left in the Hunt, but
it is no use waiting so on we go, over a nice bit of
grass, then a small rail, next a wall with a nasty
drop, then down a steep hill arid over a rail at the
bottom, or rather, I should say, through: it, for as I
was going with my usual discretion through a gap,
I saw the master's big brown animal carry the
lion's share of the timber away with him-now we
get a jump over a rail placed on the top of a lot of
onion boxes which some of the sporting inhabitants
had placed in our line. We were now joined by
another rider on a game looking little mare which
I am told is to do something at the coming Race
Meeting, and turning down Captain Williams's land
we went over a number of fences erected by that
keen sportsman and then on to Mr. Stone's land,
over a wall into a wood where we turned down to
the south shore getting a gallop along a good bit of
grass, then over two walls and turning up to our
right again we reached the main road which we
crossed and from there went nearly straight for
Mr. Fowle Tucker's Field where we found that
some fences had been kindly put up and over which
On Wednesday last I paid a visit to the Race
Course at Shelly Bay. The Stands and Enclosure
are in course of construction and several improve-
ments have been made, which will add to the con-
venience and comfort of the members and their
THE STATE OF TRADE.
,From the Coal Trade Journal, November 6.
There has been a fair trade doing in the several
varieties of Anthracite coal during the week now un
der review, in the markets of the seaboard. Th
harder varieties are feeling this activity more tha
the free burning coals, and it is hardly possible t
effect prompt loading with some sizes. The dealer
throughout the country are said to be meeting wit
an improved enquiry and sale, and it is report
that the stocks carried over, are now pretty we
exhausted, and consumers come in for fresh sup
I The indications are for an active business thi
winter, particularly if the combined interests kee
up the arrangement now existing. The Lehig
operators had a meeting on Monday of this week
a.s had been advised, and appointed as delegate
to the meeting of the Board of Control, Messr
Robinson, Dodson and Swoyer. The sooner th
progiamme is arranged for next season, the mor
strength will be imparted to the market. A revive
of industrial pursuits will make an increased busi
ness, and the stocks carried at present are so nea
the demand, that coal must be had regularly, i
large amounts, after the turn of the year. It would
not be surprising, were the output of Anthracit
next year to foot up twenty-one million tons. Th
only question that arises is, whether the mines bav
been kept up so that such a business can be pro
fitably done at about the present average range t
There is no change toreport in the prices-curren
if we except that of the Pennsylvania Coal Co
their outside circular' is left without change, bu
the contractors' have received a new circular o
prices, which shows a small reduction on Stov
and Chestnut. This is said to be due to the fac
that the company has something like fifty thousand
tons of these sizes on hand, which they want t
move before snow falls.
Vessels have become very scarce all at once, an
freights eastward have risen fully fifteen cent
since our last review. This state of affairs mus
continue, for there was a very serious destruction
of vessel tonnage in the October storms.
Our friends across the border appear to be severe
ly anxious to put a duty on American coal goin
into ary cf their ports; in fact, as has been stated
this was part of their political campaign, Ther
are many points that affect the consumer of coa
more than the operator and miner, and we thin
this is one. The Gas Companies in the Province
like the American coal, and the consumption
Anthracite is steadily increasing on the other sid
of the border. The consumers will have to pa
this tax in the shape of increased price, without
The coal men ought soon to feel a return of pros
perity. The Fall River manufacturers iad an un
usually busy time last week They have contract
on hand now, in some instances, running int
April. All this will make a demand for coal.
This matter interests the coal miners and ship
pers of the United States. We send the Canadia
Provinces something like 600,000 tons of all qual
ties annually and receive from the Lower Province
only one hundred thousand tons. It would be in
teresting to know what amount of duty Mr. Mac
donald proposes to put on American coal. Bc
whether it may be twenty-five cents or more, wi
not the Canadian consumer have to pay so inuc
more for this coal ?
Unless some withdraw from the positions the
have taken, there is no chance of an arrangeme:
being entered into for next year's business; bi
then we have seen compromises effected so oftei
that we do not predict what will be done. If th
companies were to be guided by their experience, w
should say that there would be no combination.
Our Philadelphia correspondent says: Th
syndicates of money-lenders, who have sustaine
some of the weak corporations, are supposed to b
strongly in favor of a combination, and it is suj
posed that their influence will be sufficient to over
come the threatened difficulties." It was this in
fluence that brought about the present organizati t
and should it insist upon a new arrangement f(
next year, it may be possible that concessions i
tonnage, *that the officers of the companies ma
know to be ruinous to their interests, may again b
The production of anthracite coal last week wa
486,448 tons, as against 291,835 tons the previous
week, and 522,531 tons the corresponding week
1877. The total production from January 1st
October 26th, was 13,416,788 tons, as compare
with 15,795,045 tons for the like period of last yea
showing a falling off this year of 2,878,807 tongs.
Engineering and Mining Journal, November 2.
The Duke of Edinburgh.-The iron-clad Blacu
Prince, commanded by Captain His Royal lighth
ness Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (the Queen
second son) will arrive here (Halifax) on or about
the 18th inst., a few days in advance of the Alia
steamer Sarmatian, which will bring the Marquis
Lorne and the Princess Louise. This will Inot b
the Duke's first visit to Halifax; he served as a
inferior officer in the Navy on this station son
years ago. Are any honors to be paid him upo
VIENNA, NOV. 10.-Fifty-nine leading Beys
Serajevo have presented an address to Gener
Phillipovich in favor of the annexation of thi
country to Austria.
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DIED, at his residence in Southampton Parish, on the
12th inst., after some months illness, WILLrAM TODD
COOPER, Esqr., aged 71' years, 7 months, 6 day9, lea.v-
ing an only daughter and a number of relatives and
friends to mourn his death. Mr. C. represented his
Parish in the General Assembly for one term and ser-
ved over 16 years as a Magistrate.
........, at his residence in Warwick Parish, Novem-
ber 12th, 1878, after a long and lingering illness, WIL-
LIAM BASDEN RAYNER. in his 83rd year; leaving an
afflicted widow, 10 children, 22 grand children and 15
great grand children and a large circle of other relatives
to mourn their loss.
........., at her residence in Paget Parish, on the 1'2th
inst.. attter a long illness of Paralysis, FRANCES, widow
of the late Prince Vickers, aged 78 years; leaving 2
children, and 10 grand children to mourn their loss.
........., October 15, at ': irobury, aged 80 years,
SARAH, widow of the late Thomas Drury, Esqr.,
F.R.C.S., of Shrewsbury. Shr.'p-ihire, England, and
daughter of the late Rev. John Mayor, Vicar of the
NEW GOODS, NEW GOODS,
f .M N .i" G F, 4'0fr our,
FRO LK ONDON.
usual Fall Supply for Ladies
Gents veiy carefully selected for this
Fashionable Styes of
V'cit, and Cold. Tweed
LOCKW3RD 4. INGHAM.
No. 53,--Under it. B. Y. Club, 2 3r. p.
Hamilton, Nov. 19, 1878, P,
Hali'ax papers by the Orontes, has placed us in
session of two days-later d;ait from Europe, which
EDINBURGH, Nov. 10.-The Benhar Coal C
pany, with a capital of 784,000, has suspended
Nearly half of the cotton mills in Ashton-und
Lyne district have stopped in consequence of
depression in trade, and many are only running
LONDON, Nov. 11.-Numerous wrecks, on t
English coast on Sunday by the heavy gale.
The Northumberland coal miners accept the 1
per cent. reduction in wages.
Subscriptions in Glasgow for the relief of It
Glasgow Bank shareholders reached 93,000 a
in Edinburgh 27.000.
Sir Charles Weltham, new Lord Mayor of Lo
don, was sworn in to-day, Nov. 9. A banquet w
given in the evening, at which Lord Beaconsfie
replied to the toast, Her Majesty's Ministers."
Lord Beaconsfield's speech on Saturday nig
created a favorable impression. The general to
of the despatches and press comments on.the sit
ation indicate a subsidence of the recent uneas
The Paris Exhibition closed at five o'clock ye
terday afternoon. The receipts are 12,653,74
A despatch from Rome says the clerical part
has announced its intention of participating wit
the greatest energy in the elections which must im
mediately follow the contemplated extension of th
PESH, Nov. 10.-The Emperor Francis .Jo;eph
in receiving the delegation, declared that the de
mobilization of the army of occupation w, uldl h
facilitated by most satisfactory relations of Austri
with all the powers.
PESTH, Nov. 9.-The Emperor has granted
general amnesty in Bosnia and Herzegovina. .
proclamation to that effect will appear shortly.
ST. PETERSBURaIf, Nov. 10.--Reports of the ill
l health of the Czar are again p-sitivrely conlradiit,.ld
i It is considered in official circles that Russi
e must adhere solely to the treaty of Berlin whatever
n events may arise in Turkey. So it is certain tha
o Russia earnestly desires an understanding wvilh
rs England, both in Europe and Asia, to fix Ihe limit
d of their respective influence.,
l1 CONSTANTINOPLE,, Nov. 10.-It is asserted tha
_ the Russians have re-occupied the district of M311-
gara, near the Gulf ofSaros.
is LONDON, Nov. 10.-A Vienna despatch says the
p insurgent committees on t.e frontiers of Roumelia
h and many places in Macedonia are recruiting men
k, under 25 years, and are arming the elders for the
s defence of their homes. The insurgents are well
i. armed and provided. The Turks are confident of
e suppressing the insurrection if reinforcements ar..
re rive speedily.
tl BUCHAREST, Nov. 10. The resident Russian
i* commander will leave here on the 27th inst., for
Lr Kischeneff, and Russian occupation will then cease.
n LONDON, Nov. 10.-A despatch from Gen.
d Brown's division says he is operating from Pesha.
e wur in the directiofi of Khyber Pass.
le A correspondent at Dargeling believes there is
no probability of the reply of the Ameer of Afghan-
istan to the British ultimatum being otherwise than
hostile, unless under Russian guidance he couches
it in ambiguous terms in order to postpone the in-
evitable war until he is better prepared to resist
tf CAPE TOWN, Oct. 22.-Fighting has been renew-
,e ed in Transvaal. A British detachment 560strong
ct was compelled to retreat before an overwhelming
d force of Kaffirs, who subsequently made a right
to attack on the English, but were repulsed with
heavy loss. The Colonial Government is making
d active military preparations.
st NEW YORK, Nov. 11.-Th(re is nothing new
n about Stewart's remains or the Manhattan Bank
robbers up to 3 o'clock to-day. Many rumors aie
afloat, and the impression is that some information
g as to the whereabouts of Stewart's remains is in
d, possession of Judge Hiltot. .
l, We regret to notice by the Halifax papers received by
ik the Orontes that Mr. Frank Romans, the proprietor of
es the Waverley Hotel in that city, was thrown from his
of carriage on the 6th instant and received such injuries
that he survived the accident but three da\ s.
10 xMr. Romans was much respected by the whole com-
-Y mercial community of that place. ,
THE DELAWARE AND HUrDSON RAILWAY COMPANY.
s -In another column of this issue of the Gazette we
give some most interesting information relative to
the above Company, in which so many in these Is-
t lands are deeply concerned. We say interesting,
as we believe the circumstances as stated to be
i. A Supplement of Three col-
es j umns accompanies this No. of the Gazette.
"- ; It contains the Proceedings of the Hen-
c- orable Legislative Council and of the Honorable
it House of Assembly on Friday last. Preparations
ll for the reception of the new Governor General of
:h Canada, the Marquis of Lorne, and Her Royal
Highness the Princess Louise at Halifax. West
India News. Colonial Loyalty, &c.
Having Received Instructions from
Owners and Underwriters.
THE UNDERMENTIONED AR.B y P public Auct i o n.
TICLES8 I am Instructed by
COMPOSING A PART OF Janes Carruthers, Esq..
THE CAR _G0 Clerk of Works,
S Of Schooner "IRIS,"
Put into this Port in distress on a voyage from
Boston to Goree,
R IWILL. HE SOLD,
This Day, Tuesday,
At 12 o'clock, .
At Davenport's' Stores,
SALES MYSTIC SHEETINGS
2 6 Bales Brown COTTONS
1 Case 9-4 Brown SHEETINGS
2'Cases Bleached GOODS
1 Case Linen CHECKS
1 Case 9-8 CAMBRICS
4 do. Do.
1 Case PRINTS
4 Bales Savage DUCK
4 Bales Appletin DRILLS 1 'Case Flannels
1 Case DE1MINS
4 Bales Cotton DUCK 7 Counter SCALES
1 Case PIQUES 1 Case TOWELS
60 Gross WICKING
6 Boat'ANCHORS, CHAINS and SHACKLES
10 Ballard RIFLES with Ammunition
10 Sharps DO. Do.
The above will be sold in Lots to suit pur-
W. C. HYLAND & CO.,
BR. E. N. BOGGS,
St. George's, Nov. 19, 1878.
For the benefit of whom it may
I WILL SELL,
ON HTTER'S WHA.'. !
ON THURS 0 DAY NEXT,
The 21st Instant, At 11 o'clock,
THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES
Recommended to be Sold as above:
30 B)BLS. Fine Navy BREAD
25 Do, Extra Superfine FLOUR,
(very superior quality)
3 Bbls. BEANS
S3 Do. Split PEAS
5 Gallons MUSTARD
75 lbs. Assorted SPICES
2 Boxes Fine CANDLES
2 Bbls. Superior Ground COFFEE
1 Cask, Mixed TEA
12 Boxes Baking POWDER
3 Boxes SOAP
-10 Cases Preserved VEGETABLES
1 Do. Condensed MILK
1 Case Corn STARCH
1 Do. HOMMINEY ,
1 Do MATCHES
50 Lbs. BARLEY
1 Package 0. P. MUSTARD
1 Box SAUCE
3 Tierces MOLASSES
20 Tins BUTTER
3 Bls. SUGAR
2 Do. Dried APPLES
2 Hhds. VINEGAR
1Q' Cases CLAMS and OYSTERS
2 Package Fine SALT
S2 Boxes CHEESE
THOSE. C. McCALLAN,
e N. Auctioneer..
:St. eorge~s, Bermuda, Novr. 18, 1878.
Expected about st December, a
Expected about 1st December, a
t CONSlSTING OF :-
20,000 Onion BOXES
20,000 Tomato Box ENDS
S. S. INGHqM.
November 19. 1878.*
Hard Stone Lime.
OOdD BURJYT LIVE.
3500 Bushels Hard Stone Wood
For Sale by H. C. OUTERBRIDGE, Cause-
way Road, or 61 Front St., Hamilton.
November 19, 1878.
jottc-e to 1arnert:.
-Expect to receive in all this month from"
Maine, a choice Cargo of
Onion and Tomato
T he above will be offered low from the
J. T. DARRELL & CO.
IMa.nilt n, Nov. 4, 1878.-3 3p
! Who is about to leave these Islands,
Slb Sell as above,
ATTUVA OD %T&X V),
On Monday next,
25th inst., At 12 o'clock,
THE WHOLE OF HIS
&c., consisting of:
M MAHOGANY Centre TABLES
Ditto Card TABLES
Ditto SOFA Cane Seat CHAIRS
ROCKERS Folding CHAIR (Iron)
Window CURTAINS, with Poles, Gilt ends
I and Rings complete
Table COVERS MATTING
Door MAT, &c.
TABLE SOFA CHAIRS CLOCK
GLASSWARE BOOKS FENDER
Fire IRONS Chimney ORNAMENTS
CARPET CUTLERY, &c., &c., &c.
MAHOGANY and Iron BEDSTEADS
Hair and Straw MATTRESSES
Feather BOLSTERS and PILLOWS
Bed LINEN Window CURTAINS
Mosquito NETS Folding Easy CHAIRS
Dressing TABLES BUREAUS
MIRRORS CHAIRS ROCKERS
CROCKERY Wash STANDS
Towel RACKS 1 Mahogany COMMODE
STAIR CARPET with Rods, &c., complete
Ornamental LAMPS Floor CLOTH
1 Mahogany Hat RACK, &c.
T EA TRAYS KNIVES and FORKS
LAMPS Dish COVERS
BRACKETS Cooking UTENSILS, &c.
A GOOD PIANO,
By Horace Waters.
About 1000 Yards CARPETING
.and Floor FLOTH
Together with whatever else may appear.
ailton, Nov. 19th, 1878.
Expects to receive per Brigantine
" Fleetwood," in a few days, a choice and
well selected Cargo of Prince Edward
d l'able POTA
GEESE, &c., &c., &c.
About end of the present month,
A Cargo of White Pine Onion and
LUMBER Fish GUANO, &e., &c., &c.
JNO. F. BURROWS.
Hamilton, Novr. 18, 1878.
A good assortment always on hand. in 21b. and
31b. tins, very Cheap.
W. T. J.AMES,
42 Front St.
liamilton, Nov. 18, 1878.-1
Your Books !
f11HE Undersigned having had considerable
Renovating and Rebinding Worn
Hereby offers his services to the Public, trusting
thit by strict attention to the work entrusted to
him, and' moderate charges, lie may receive a
share of patronage.
MAGAZINES, &o., also carefully Stitched
Orders May be ldft at the Shop of Mr. F. W.
Vossmer, Blacksmith, Hamilton, or
W. R. CARD.,
Spanish Point, Nov. 4, 1878.-3 3p
MAJOR AND MRS. CRAWFORD re t that
-- their hurried departure from Bermuda
deprives them of the" opportunity of bidding
FAREWELL to their Friends, and compels them
to adopt this means of doing so.
St. George's, November 18, 1878.-1
Sale of REAL ESTATE.
3rd December, At 12 o'clock, M.,
And Two Story Building
IN TIS TOWN',
OTUNDED on the East by Buildings owned
by W. M. D. Pearman, Esqr.; South by
waters of the Harbour ; West by Property be-
longing to Estate of Late Duncan Stewart,
Esqr., Deceased, and North by East Broadway.
This Property, being almost the only obtain-
able Water Lot on Front Street and being so
near the Offices of the War Department, should
make it a most Profitable investment.
The Buildings with small expence could be
made a Desirable Dwelling, always cool in
summer and well protected from the North
winds in winter, or it may be fitted up as
Stores which would pay high Rents.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Hamilton, Nov. 18, 1878.-2 3p .
PER SIR G. F. SEJYMOJR.
A superb assortment of
GELATINE, Conversation and Cough LO-
SENGES, and other Losenges in great
Vanilla, chocolate, Bean, Li ne Juice, and a
variety of other DROPS
Cleopitrt's Needles, Lovers' Vows, Indian Corn
Cobs, in f:ict the most perfect and unique lot
of CONF ECTIONERY ever imported in
Half Chest TElA, very low in 'ii'e but of very
IManilla Cil EE ROOTS
Briar Root, Meerschaum PIPES, in new'
Clay lUPl!ES, I &4 gro., assorted,
PKEIFUMERY, very choice, assorted Foun-
Cockles & HIolloway's PILL
Dinneford's M \GNESI \
SGinger Beer & Ale CORKS
I Salid o0lL Currie POWO)EP
'INK STATIONERY Soft SOAP
Paint OIL Day & Martin's BLACKING
And a Variety of other GOOIDS at Very Low
Prices, Wholesale and Retail.
C. H. ROBINSON,
Hamilton, 45 Front Street, ?
19th Novemher, 1878. (
TIM TrNDEBz CG-:ND S-
Hlis usual Supply of the above in the course of a
S. S. INGHAM.
19th Nov., 1878.-*
IThe Undersigned has on hand and
receives by each Halifax and New York
Their quality is unsurpassed by any in the Mar-
W. 'I. JAMES,
42 Front Street.
Hamilton, Nov. 18, 1878.-fin 3p
'I he Genuine .article.
f''HLe UNDERSIGNED have received per
SSchr. 'Aldana R.okes," from New York
and offer for Sale
HIs. Fish Guano,
Itags 1Pe ruvian Guiano.
BARRELS EUREKA GUANO.
J. T. DJdRRELL C 0O.
Hamilton, Nov. 4, 1878.-3 3p
JAfew Ao's of 17, 18, 22, 27, 31
At the Royal Gazette" Stationery Store.
Hamilton, Novr. 19, 1878,
Very Good and Very
In 5 lb. Tins at 4s.
GIVE IT A TRIAL.
W. T. JAMES,
42 Front Street.
Hlamilton, November 18th, 1878.
R. P. ATKINS & CO.,,
Contractors to H. NX. Government
Purveyors to H. M. Army & Navy,
(No. 2 Upstairs.)
Officers Messes, Ships and Canteens supplied
with every description of Stores.
IMPORTERS OF FOREIGN
WINES & g'PI ITS3.
Beer and Provision Merchants.
November 18, 1878.-4 3p.
The Undersigned will receive dur-
ing the Season, their usual supply of
Choice. Garnet Red
And offers the same for sale on accommodat-
ing terms'to approved Purchasers.
J. T. DARRELL & CO.
Hamilton, Nov. 4, 1878.-3 3p
rH HE Undersigned having received by the last
" Steamer from Halifax, in Ilogsheads,
BrIs. and Kegs, a general supply of this excel-
lent article, from a new Brewing, and conse-
quently so highly appreciated, that all of 11. M.
Troops quartered at Nova Scotia use no other
Customers may be supplied (by the usual
AUBREY J. RICHARDSON,
Sole Agent, Bermuda,
St. Georges, 6th Novr., 1878.-2 3p
From the NAUTILUS" in the Sound on 2nd
*1 squaresail B 1 0 ,0 ,
with 3 Ropes attached
-supposed to have drifted towards Long Is-
land. The Finder will be remunerated on
bringing it to the Undersigned.
C. G. GOSLING.
18th Novr., 1878,
Made by DEWOLFE of llalifa, to accommo-
date four persons.
Set of Silver Mounted
Apply to QUARTER MASTER,
46th Regt., St. Georges.
St, Georges, Nov. 19, 1878,
-AMATEUR T EATAIALS
Positively on the Evenings of
Thursday & Friday next,
21st and 22nd instant,
Instead of Wednesday and Friday next, as
was stated in last week's Gazette."
Doors open at 7-30 p.m. each night; to com-
mence at 8.
Tickets may be had by applying to W. H.
WILKINSON, Esqr., Bailey's Bay, or CHARLES
E. CLAY, Esqr., Hamilton.
November 18th, 1878.--1
i BV THE ~
Sir G. F. Seymour and Canima.
THE SUBSCR IBERS
Have Received a large assortment of NEW and
F.AS HIION A BL ,
For Autumn and Winter,
Expressly selected in London by one of their
Thse GOODS will be open on FRIDAY the
22nd instant, and will be offered at unusually
J. If THIMINGHIAM & SONS,
TERMS, CASH, and Discount allowed on
purchases amounting to 20s. and upwards.
Hamilton, 19th Nov, 1878.-3
Nothing Like it!
VVIUiJJ 1.LAKE L'bIlU ON
23rd and 25th inst.,
At the above Theatre,
When will be produced the Drama of the
The Ticket of Leave Man,
And the Farce of the
Doors open at 7 p.m. To commence at 7.30.
A STEAMER will leave the CLUB STEPS at
6"30, returning same evening.
For further particulars see Bills.
R. N. Yard, Novr. 19, 1878.
Nov. 18, 1878.
.I. T. PE.VISTOr,
Has mnade arrangements for
A Large STAND,
quite near the Grand tan,, at the Shelly Bav
Race Course; and intends having a Shed erect-
ed for the accommodation of Ladies and Gen-
tlemen. Will have a large enclosed Room where
persons in y come in and be out of the noise
and hubbub and be supplied with DINNER &
LUNCIIEONAT MODERATE PRICES.
Will have HOT TEA and COFFEE,
and will also have comfortable STABLES or
STANDS for about THIRTY (30) HORSES,
and the Horses may also be supplied with FEED
The Stand may be easily found t by noticing
two large BLUE FlAGS, one at each end,
bearing Mottoes in White Letters.
BUILD DINGa LOT]1,
At the intersection of Parliament and Dundonald
Streets, opposite Melbourne louse, on accom-
SAML. A. MASTERS.
November 18, 1878.-S 3p.
Manuel de Audrade, Frances Butterfield, Miss
Beloe, Thomas J Butterfield, Richard J Bean, Corel
Thorben Chorn, Joze Farieira Carallo, C J Camp-
bell, Jos H Dill, Sarah T Dickenson, Joze Ferreira,
Joseph Friswll, B L Griset, J.ne Gilbert, Elizabeth
J Harford, Antonio JozP, D James, Edward Mears,
James Pilling, Jones Place, Richard Place, Frances
Prudden, Elen Robinson, Benjamin Richardson,
Bernardino de Ryer, Antonio de Souza Sequeira,
James R Smith (care of Henry Munroe), Syke
Smith, Sr, Francisco de Souza, James Smith, Maria
Jane Smith, Miss Tucker (Hamilton), Thomas Tay.
lor, Thos S C Talbot, A Wingood Richard S
Post Office, Hamilton, November 18, 1878.
UNCLAIMED LETTERS IN THE POST OF-
FICE ST. GEORGE'S, 18th Novr.,. 1878.
Adelaide Albuoy, J T Barvram, Joseph Burcholl,
Mary Jane Burgess, Thomas Burchall, Charles
Clarke, Mrs Robt Cruwford, Jonny Darell, E Dar-
rell, Mrs Johnson, R A Mageehan, Mrs Noble, Geo
R Rankin, Mrs J Stamp, David : mith, Antonio
Spindle, Manuel A Stewart. Jane Smith, John S
Smith, A Smith, N J Spencer, Mary Swan, J Smith,
Wm Tucker, Samuel Thomas, Saml Todd, Frcdk
G Virtue. K'
Colonial Secretary's Qffice,
18 NOVEMBER, 1878.
TTIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
has received from the Right Honorable
the Secretary of State for publication the fol-
lowing copy of a memorandum issued by the
Privy Council Office.
By His Oxcellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
1 Colonial Secretary.
THE attention of all Foreign Governments
should be called to the provisions of the Con-
tagious Diseases (Animals) Act, 1878," under
which, except in the case of countries specially
exempted by the Privy Council in whole or in
part, from the operation of the Act, all ani-
mals landed from abroad in any part of the
United Kingdom, wil, will, after the 1st January
next, be slaughtered at the port of, debarka-
The Lords of Her Majesty's Privy Coun-
cil will require from any country applying for
1. A statement of the laws which re-
gulate the importation of ani-
mals into that country;
2. Of the methods adopted to prevent
the spreading of any contagious
disease when it exists there;
3. A periodical report on the general
sanitary condition of their ani-
:It is also desirable that their Lordships
should be furnished, before the 1st of Novem-
ber next, with such information, on the points
above referred to, as Her Majesty's represen-
tatives in foreign countries which export ani-
mals to the United Kingdom may be able to
obtain through the British Consulates.
15TH NOVEMBER, 1878.
AS DEPREDATIONS cutting
Down Trees, &c.,-have recently taken
place ON TATEM'S ISLAND, Naval Depart-
After this date should any unauthorized
Persons be found on the said Island, they will
be PROSECUTED FOR TRESPASS.
2 Captain-in-Charge of Naval Establishments.
TH E A TRE ROYAL,
D-A ROY li GAZE,"T
R~~~ I' fi A 0 VU A.AIUA' L~A ~
P ~ -
Ig EI tI S; iA.
Proceedings of the Honorable Leg-
Tuesday, 12th November, 1878.-Pursuant to ad-
journment the House met.
Present--His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice,
The Honorable Augustus J. Musson,
William H. Gosling,
t" Eugenius Harvey,
Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Recr. Genl.,
(" Randal E. Webster, Colonial
The following Bills and Resolves were brought
up from the House of Assembly and severally read
a ist time, viz:--
A Bill entitled "An Act to regulate the Sittings
of the Court of General Assize,"
A Bill entitled "An Act to amend the Act enti-
tiled 'The Pilotage Act, 1869,'"
A Bill entitled An Act to guard against Frauds
in the Shipment of Produce from these Islands,"
A Resolve grantinU the sum of 100 to His
Honor the Chief Justice, as compensation for the
peculiar circumstances he was placed in on accept-
ing his appointment as Chief Justice of this Colony,
A Resolve granting the sum of 30 to each of the
Assistant Justices of the Court of General Assize
for conducting the business of the Court in Mi-
chaelmas Term, 1877, without the presence of a
A Resolve for paying the sum of 8 13/7 to the
Agents of the Quebec and Gulf Ports Steam Ship
Company for the carriage of Mails by the Canima,
A Resolve to pay to Mr. Thos. Miles the sum of
54 14/7, being the duty paid by him on machinery
imported for manufacturing Ice.
The following. Message from His Excellency the
Governor was delivered by the Colonial Secretary,
R. M LAFFAN,
Governor and Comm ander-in- Chief.
The Governor hasthe honor to inform the Honor-
able the Legislative Council that at the last sitting of
the Board of Immigration the names of three Swe-
dish Immigrants-Charles Bergman, John Alfred
Cedar, and Charles Henry Gotholmn--were sub-
mitted to the Board as those of Immigrants who had
completed their first term of two years service in
these Islands.-and who had entered into an engage-
ment to serve for a second term of two years-and
who had thereby become entitled to the payment of
Bonuses or premiums of Two Pounds sterling each
by virtue of certain resolutions passed by the Board
in previous years :-and that the name of another
Swedish Immigrant,-Emanuel Borgison-was sub-
mitted as the name of an Immigrant who bad com-
pleted a second term of two years service in these
Islands, after the expiration of his first term of ser-
vice-and who had thereby become entitled to the
payment of a Bonus or premium of Three Pounds
sterling under the same resolutions.
On referring back to thfe minutes of former meet-
ings it was found that on the 30th May, 1873, the
Board had passed a resolution authorising the prom-
ise of a Bonus or premium of Five Pounds sterling
each to all adult Swedish Immigrants who-upon
the expiration of their first term of engagement of
two years-should erter into another of not less
duration-and had extended the scope of that re-
solution to embrace the Swedish Immigrants of the
importation of 1872,-and that on the 15th May,
1874, the Board had authorized Captain Peniston
to intimate to all Swedish Immigrants who-on
completion of their first contract of two years ser-
vice-should engage to remain in these Islands
two years longer-that they would receive gratui-
ties of Two Pounds sterling each on entering into
any new engagement of service-and-of Three
Pounds sterling each at the end of the second term
of two years.
On further inquiry it was found that between the
23rd November, 1874, and the 30th November,
1876, twelve payments of gratuities of Two Pounds
sterling each had in virtue of these resolutions, been
made to Swedish Immigrants who had completed
their first term of two years service and entered into
engagements to serve for further terms-and that
in September and November, 1876, four other pay-
ments of gratuities of Three Pounds sterling each
had been made to Swedish Immigrants who had
completed their second period of service, making a
tot tl amount of Thirty-six Pounds sterling actually
paid under these resolutions of the Board.
The payments now claimed by Swedish inmi
grants who have complied with the conditions pre-
scribed by the Board are-three sums of Two Pounds
sterling each, and one payment of Three Pounds
sterling-making together the sum of Nine Poutd
sterling:-but, in addition to these liabilities it ap-
pears that the Board has incurred ethers for the pay-
ment of Bonuses of Three Pounds sterling, each to
ten Swedish Immigrants who have entered upon
their second engagement of two years service but
have not yet been in a position to claim or have not
yet claimed the further payment of Three Pounds
sterling on completion thereof-making the total
amount of liabilities now incurred by the Board
Thirty-nine Pounds sterling.
On consulting the Act constituting the Board
of Immigration the Governor cannot find in it any
expressions that satisfy his mind that it gives the
Board any power to pay Bonuses or premiums to
Immigrants for entering into engagements to serve
for further periods after the expiry of the first term
of service of two years and feeling doubtful there-
fore how far he would be justified in signing orders
upon the Public Treasury for the payment of the
Bonuses and premiums now claimed and likely to be
claimed hereafter, he thinks it the better course to
refer the matter to the consideration of the Legisla-
ture and to suggest that Legislative sanction should
be given to the course of proceeding adopted by the
Board and that the Board should be authomised to
pay the claims now inade and tthe liabilities incur-
red up to the present (late and tlfat then the Legis.
lature should consider and determine how far it
may be expedient--and desirable in the interests of
Ile Colony-to emFpov',r,$A. Board to continue to
grant tLese Bonuses and pteoiums tor the future.
Mount Langtotn, 11th November, 1878.
Adjourned to l'riday next, the 15th instant, at
DISAPPOINTMENT AT THE ASIAN ACQUISITION.-
Great efforts are being made to turn the new dis-
tricts in Armenia wrested from the Moslems in the
la-t war into a fertile region for increasing the
(walth of the empire. Kars has been already con-
siderably improved by a thorough cleansing of the
town and removal of all remnants of the siege. On
closer inspection Batoum turns out to be not so
valuable an acquisition as at first believed. The
Ioit, encircled by rocks, the blasting of which
would necessitate an enormous outlay, is scarcely
i.ble to afford srelter to more than 14 or 15 vessels.
The town is said to be in a really deplorable condi-
tion. All the buildings, with the exception of the
konak, the Government house, and two barracks,
are of wood. Immediately after surrender of Ba-
toum, Admiial Arkass, the commander of the Rus-
sian fleet ot the Font Euxine, arrived to confer
with some of the engineers specially delegated for
the purpose in order to determine the fortifications
to be erected there. No time is to be lost in con-
necting Batoum with the important railway going
;rom Poli to Tiflis.
On Monday the 11th instant, a match
at Prospect between the 27th and 32nd
R.E., the latter won on the first innings 1
27TH COMPANY R.E.
Sap. Pepperell, c. Page, b. Risk.........
Sap. Thom, b. Risk.......... ..........
Lieut. Lutyens, b. Risk................
Sap. Mobbs, b. Risk ..................
Sap. Smith, run out...................
Sap. Summerfield, c. Blancheflower, b. B
Sap. Williamson, c. Evrall, b. Bor.......
Sap. Fasson, b. Risk...................
Sap. MacNamara, b. Risk..............
Sap. Knight, not out............ .......
Sap. Sadler, c. & b. Bor................
32ND COMPANY R.E.
Sap. Evrall, c. Lutyens, b. Smith.......
Corpl. Risk, st. Mobbs, b. Smith.........
Lieut. Bor, b. Pepperell...............
Corpl. Blancheflower, c. & b. Mobbs.....
Sap. Wellard, b. Mobbs................
Sap. A. Ewan, c. Fasson, b. Mobbs.....
Sap. J. Ewan, b. Pepperell....... .....
Sap. Page, b. Mobbs........ .... .....
Sap. Lucas, c. Lutyens, b. Mobbs.......
Corpl. Sadler, not out.........,'......
Sap. Churcher, c, Pepperell, b. Mobbs..
From Harper's Magazine, November,
33 ermo o t ~be s.
Under the eaves of a Southern sky,
Where the cloud roof bends to the ocev
Hid in lonely seas, the Bermoothes lie-
An emerald cluster that Neptune bore
Away from the covetous earth-gods' sigh
And placed in a setting of sapphire light
Prospero's realm and Miranda's isles,
Floating to music of Ariel
Upon fantasy's billow, that glows and sm
Flushing response to the lovely spell-
Tremulous color and outline seen
Lucent as glassed in a life-like dream.
And away and afar as in dreams we drif
Glimmer the blossoming orange groves
And the dolphin tints of the waters shift,
And the angel-fish through the purely
With the gleam of a rainbow; and softco
Over isle and wave like the wings of sleep
Deepens the dream into memory now:
The straight roads cut through the ced
The coral cliffs and the roofs of snow,
And the crested cardinal-bird that trill
A carol clear as the ripple of red
He made in the air as he flashed overhead
Through pathways trodden of many feet
The gray little ground-dove flutters an<
Yonder blue-throat stirs to a ballad swee
As ever was mingled with Northern de
And the boatswain-bird from the calm la,
Lifts his white length into cloudless noon
See the banana's broad pennons the wind
Has torn into shreds in his tropical mo'
Look at the mighty old tamarind
That bore frait in Saladin's babyhood !
See the pomegranates begin to burn,
And the roses, roses, at every turn !
Into high calms of the sunny air
The aloe climbs with her golden flower,
While sentinel yucca and prickly-pear
With lance and with bayonet guard The
And the life-leaf creeps by its fibred edge
To hang out gay bells from tbe jutting lee
A glory of oleander bloom
Borders every bend of the craggy road;
The lemon and spice tree with rare perfur
The lingering cloud fleets heavily load
And over the beauty and over the balm
Rises the crown of the royal palm.
Far into the hill-sides caverns wind :
Pillar and ceiling of stalactite
Mirrored in lakes the red torches find ;
Corridors zigzag from light, to light;
And the long fern swings down the slipped
Over thresholds curtained with maiden-h
Outside, with a motion weirdly slow,
The mangrove walks through secluded
Leaning on crutch-like boughs, that grow
To a rooted net-work of thickets and g
Where, sheltered by jagged rock-shelves
Eeriest sprites of the deep might hide.
Under this headland cliff as you row,
Follow its bastioned layers down
Into fathomless crystal far below
Vision or ken: spite of old renown,
So massive a wall could Titan erect,
As the little coralline architect?
Against the dusk arches of surf-worn cav
In a shimmer of beryl eddies the tide,
Or brightens to topaz where the waves
Outlined in foam on the reef subside,
Or shades into delicate opaline bands
Dreamily lapsing on pale pink sands.
Wherever you wander the sea is in sight,
With its changeable turquois green an
And its strange transparence of limpil li
You can watch the work that the Nere
Down, down, where their purple fans unf
Planting their coral and sowing their pea
Who knows the spot where Atlantis sank
Myths of a lovely drowned continent-
Homeless drift over waters blank :
What if these reefs were her monument
Isthmus and cavernous cape may be
Her mountain summits escaped from the
Spirits alone in these Islands dwelt
All the dumb, dim years ere Columbus
.Le old voyagers said; and it might be s
Into dream-books of legend, if wonders
They were demons that shipwrecked Atlan
At the terror of silence themselves had m
Whatever their burden, the winds have a
As of muffled voices that, moaning, bev
As unchronicled sorrow, around and arou
Whispering and hushing a half-told ta
A musical mystery, filling the air
With its endless pathos of vague despair.
And again into fantasy's billowy play .
Ripples memory back with elusive nhan
For chrysolite oceans, a blank of gray,
Fringed with the films of a mirage stra
A shimmering blur of blossom and gleam
Can it be Bermoothes ? or is it a dream ?
The United States Government bought
died thousand ounces of silver on 6th D
price slightly below the London rate,
In the case of the steamers Denmark
land, seized for silk smuggling at New-,Y
retary Sherman has remitted all the pens
forfeitures, upon the payment of $10,000
by the owners.
A convention made at Paris between
tries of the Latin Union provides that th
of gold shall remain free and that the c
silver cannot be resumed without the con
the members of the Union. The convt
quires ratification by the chambers of the
in the Union.
THE WAR AT THE CAPE.
was played A telegram Cape Town, Oct. 1, says: -IP is stated
Companies on what is believed to be trustworthy authority that
by 64 runs. it will not be long before Cettywayo breaks out into
open hostility. His spies are closely watching the
British troops. Kreli's witch doctor has been cap-
tured at Untala. The whereabouts of Kreli is quite
....... 14 uncertain. One report stated that he had journeyed
......10 to Umquikela, in Pondoland, and another says he
,...... 9 has taken refuge with Cetywayo. The disarmament
....... 9 of the natives is proceeding quietly on the frontier.
....... 2 The Premier, Mr. Sprigg, speaking at a banquet at
or....... 0 Queenstown, said he had seen a statement in the
........ 0 Cape Argus that the whole country from Algoa Bay
....... 1 to Delagoa Bay was in a state of ferment owing to
..... 0 the disarmament policy of the Government. This he
....... 7 declared to be a gross and deliberate falsehood. He
1 further strongly urged a policy of confederation.
tras.... 6 From Griquland it is reported that an attack was
-- made by Kaffirs on the camp at Moosfontein, a few
Total.. 59 miles from Griquatown, but was repulsed. Most of
the Kimberley Volunteers are in the field. The
latest rumour from the Transvaal is to the effect
........ 22 that both Mapoch and Makapau have broken out in
. ......23 rebellion."
........ 28 The Times of Natal of Sept. 16 thus sums up the
.......12 situation at the Cape at that date:--" The greater
........ 6 share of public attention in the colony is still absorb-
....... 4 ed by the military movements, and the matters which
...... 1 are transpiring on jall sides of as with reference to
....... 1 the natives beyond our borders. It is generally felt
....... 0 that important events are sure to occur within the
....... 3 next few months, and all eyes are turned upon Gen.
....... 1 Thesiger, who, having completed the annexation of
tras.... 22 St. John's, has since been moving about on inspection
tours, apparently preparing to commence operations
Total.. 123 to the northward. The General has visited Greytown
and a body of men marched for that place on Friday
j1878. afternoon. Other detachments are to be sent to
Verulam, and possibly, to Stanger, so that a sharp
eye may be kept upon the movements in Zululand,
where a large body of Kaffirs, some 3,000 strong, are
said to be hovering about on the banks of the Tugela.
an floor, No act of hostility has been committed, nor does it
seem likely that such will be the case. The object
of the demonstration now being made is apparently
, to draw away some of the troops now stationed near
the border further north, at Newcastle or Utrecht.
The Kaffirs cannot or will not believe that there are
in the country as large a body of troops as really is
iles, the case, and no doubt it is for this reason that this
at':oupt is made. Troops are, as stated above, on
their march to the border in two different directions.
Any further operations in this matter are apparently
t deferred until the arrival of the high commissioner,
Sir Bartle Frere, who is expected here in the course
of the present week, as he was to leave Cape Town
mph moves to day in the Courland. Extreme interest is felt
uds sweep in every movement connected with the Zulu coun-
P. try, because, as we have frequently pointed out, the
Zulu tribe is believed by the natives throughout the
whole of South Africa to be .utterly invincible; and
ar hills, should it not now be decisively broken, the conduct
of the natives throughout the entire territory will be
Is absolutely unbearable, and war would very soon be
inevitable when possibly all preparation for such a
d. contingency was at an end. It, on the contrary,
that power is really set down, the demeanor of the
d cooes; Kaffirs will be peaceable and submissive, the prestige
at of the whiteman will be restored to what it once was,
ws aad peace will be assured for half a century to come,
goon by which time immigration will have satisfactorily
1. settled the native question, which has so long and so
seriously taxed'the energies and resources of the
Of course, nothing:is publicly known of Gen.
Thesiger's or Sir Bartle Frere's intentions or in-
structions in this matter, and the scale on which pre-
parations appear to have been made goes far to show
that the British Government are in earnest in their
intention to put matters really on a proper footing ;
but it cannot be too frequently or too strongly im-
pressed upon those in authority here at the present
r bower, time that the withdrawal of the troops, or any con-
siderable portion of them, before the Zulupower has
dge. been really crippled and subjugated would be pro-
ductive of a far worse state of affairs than at present
exist, and prove ruinous to the interests of the whole
me country, and of the inhabitants, black as well as
white. Signs of disaffection, even among somo por-
tions of our own native population, are not wanting
cattle-stabbing and sheep-stealing being still very
rife in some parts of the colony, and these outrages
have always, when they become frequent, a political
significance which cannot be safely overlooked.
This is well known to be one of the preludes to
ery stair open hostilities between native tribes. As regards
air, the Transvaal and its op.-rad ions against Secocoeni,
these have been permitted to 'hang fire' of late,
pending the arrival of the reinforcements which are
coves on their way. The Frontier Light Hor'e which
r passed through here about a fortnight since, are
roves, probably on the spot. by this time, yesterday having
wide, been the day fixed upon for a general rendezvous at
Lydenburg, immediately after which active opera-
tions were to be commenced, so that we may now
expect to hear of something decisive before many
days are over. The gold diggings at Blaauw Krantz
were still yielding well by last accounts, and seem
to bid fair to prove an established success. Fine
rains had fallen, and the season is, therefore, a very
es early one. For some distance round Pretoria con-
siderable damage seems to have been occasioned by
a severe hailstorm, which extended over some eight
farms. It is stated that in about fourteen minutes
the hailstones lay on the ground to a depth of six or
seven inches, many of them being of the size of pi-
geons' eggs. Everything on the farms in question
was almost totally destroyed, though, of course, at
d blue* this season, the extent of growing crops would not
ght* be large, and the loss on this account be less."
url, Extracts from general orders :-" King William's
trl. Town, Sept. 13, 3 p.m.-On embarkation, three
companies of 88th, under orders from Komgha to
? Mauritius. The Eastern Frontier district will be
t ? THE LATE KING OF BURMAH'.
sea. The death of the King of Burmah is at last offi-
cially announced. Prince Thee Bau has proclaim-
ed peacefully his succession. Everything is report-
sailed, ed quiet at Mandalay. It is said that many can.
pelt didates for the Throne exist. First, there is the
failed, old King who was deposed in 1853 ; then there are
itis affray- the late King's eldest son's; then, again, the sons
lade. [ed of the late Ain Shaw Min, who, by the compact of
sound 1853, was to have succeeded him, youngest brother
wail of the late King, but who was murdered in the
und rebellion of 1867. In addition to these there are
le- the two rebel Princes whom we hold in captivity in
India. It will be wonderful if, with all these rival
candidates, the new King is permitted to enjoy his
Throne without disturbances. His past career af-
ige fords a good augury for the future. He ii describ-
ed as an intelligent, thoughtful, able man, gifted
nge- with a considerable amount of moral robustness.
: He was one of the pupils in the Royal School, and
took high honours in the annual examinations. It
is believed that the late King died on the llth, but
that his death was concealed, and that in his will
five hun- he nominated as his successor either Myoung Yau
Nov. at a or Thee Bau. The latter was preferred and pro.
'ork, See- FEARFUL HURRICANE IN THE CRIMKIA.-Great Loss
allies and of Life.-Terrible tidings of the disasters caused by
and costs a fearful hurricane arrive iom Kertch in the Cri-
mea. A number of vessels richly laden with wheat
the coun- to the amount of about five million roubles were
e coinage torn from their anchors and entirely wrecked,
oinageof causing the loss of more than 60 seamen. Forty
sent of all houses were demolished in the town, burying under
mention re- their ruins the unfortunate inhabitants. The fury
countries of the hurricane may be imagined by the fact that
even a man-of-war, the Kirkun, was destroyed.
THE BRITISH ARTISAN.
If the British w'rk'nan would avoid la~ging far
and seriously behind the Continental artisan as a
skilled handicraftsmen, he must largely avail him-
self of any opportunity that may be afforded him of
acquiring sound technical knowledge, and every
intelligent workmen interested in the progress
which Continental artisans are making in what
have hitherto been deemed English specialities
should read the reports of the Special Commission-
ers who reported on the exhibits at the Exhibition
of Philadelphia in 1V7). Men of the highest emin-
ence in the respective technical industries upon which
they reported-Mr. Lothian Bell, Mr. Soden Smith,
Isaac Watts, W. W. Hulse, David M'Hardy, Major
Noble, Captain Galton, Mr. John Anderson, and
Frederick Paget-all bore unhesitating evidence of
the marked improvement which has taken place in
Continental manufactures owing to the excellent
system of technical instruction, so arranged aA to
be brought within the reach of every apprentice
and journeyman. Science has no regard for na-
tionalities, conferring her benefits as bountifully
and as freely upon her foreign votary as upon her
English admirer. Scientific principles, tod, are
understood and skilfully applied by intelligent
men to the improvement of the manufactures they
are engaged in, and .our home artisan will need
look well to himself if he desire that. his foreign
competitor should not outdistance him. Sound
education, adequate scientific training, and
an intelligent perception of principles applica-
ble.to .each particular industry are as certain to
ensure skilled workmen as the neglect of technical
instruction will inevitably bring about a deteriora-
tion in the quality and excellence of our varied
manufactures. As yet we happily see no sign
whatever of any such falling off in the dexterity
and manual skill of our artisans. It is a warning
for the future that we give expression to rather
than a moan over the past. The decadence of our
prestige as a manufacturing people is still remote,
and the ready intelligence of the masses who work
will contribute to stave off such an occurrence by
endeavoring to obtain instruction of a description
in accordance with the requirements of-the time.-
Export Mercantile Advertiser.
THE LARGEST YET.-Prof. Samuel A King, a
well-known veronaut, proposes to start from N,ew
York on a balloon voyage, which shall terminate
on some portion of the European continent. Sev-
eral years ago a proposition was made to Prof.
King to undertake the task, and th3 sum of $15,-
000 was guaranteed by some wealthy New Yorkers
to cover the necessary expenses. For prudential
reasons the aeronaut at that time decided to decline
the offer. Last winter, however, while making
some experiments in balloons for the Howgate ex-
pedition, he was successful in discovering a sub-
stance of such impenetrability that a balloon of a
capacity of 100,000 feet would not lose more than
1 per cent. of gas in twenty-four hours, so that af-
tpr a journey occupying twenty day, 80,000 feet of
gas would still remain. The importance of the dis-
covery is recognized when it is stated that an aver-
age balloon will lose twenty per cent, in twenty-
four hours. This new idea was communicated to
the New Yorkers, who renewed their previous offer.
Prof. King at once accepted, and the construction
of the balloon, which will occupy the ensuing win-
ter and spring, will be at once commenced. The
balloon will be the largest in the world. It will
average about 90 feet in diameter, and 275 feet in
circumference, with a capacity for holding between
800,000 and 400,000ft. of gas. The material em-
ployed will be Pongee silk of a special manufacture
coated with a substance known only to the Profes-
sor. The silk will be doubled throughout. Pure
hydrogen gas will be used, and the cost of inflata-
tion alone is approximated at $5,000. The car
will be a combination of boat and basket, a wicker
framework, covered with a heavy rubber substance,
which can easily be used as a boat in case of emer-
gency. It is expected to start from New York
early next Jane, and to maintain a general altitude
of about' 500 feet above the sea level. The Profes.
sor expects to be able to keep the air for two months
if necessary; so far 24 hours has been the longest
time any balloon has kept afloat. The average
speed is calculated at 20 miles an hour.-American
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Hamilton, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 1878.
Proceedings of the Honorable Leg-
'Friday, 15th November, 1878.-Pursuant to ad-
journment the House met.
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice,
The Honorable William H. Gosling,
', Eugenius Harvey,
." Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Recr. Genl.,
.Randal E. Webster, Colonial
The Bill entitled "An Act to amend the Act en-
titled The Pilotage Act, 1869,'" was read the
The House went into Committee thereon.
S4he Hon. E. Harvey in the Chair.
,he Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
The House adopted the Report.
The Resolve granting the sum of 30 to each of
the Assistant Justices of the Court of General As-
size for conducting the business of the Court in
Michaelmas Term, 1877, without the presence of a
professional Judge, was read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. W. H. Gosling in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve without
The House adopted the Report.
The Resolve granting the sum of 100 to His
Honor the Chief Justice as compensation for the
peculiar circumstances he was placed in on accept-
ing his appointment as Chief Justice of this Colony,
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 Resolve without a-
The House adopted the Report.
The Resolve to pay to Mr. Thos. Miles the sum
of 54 14/7, being the duty paid by him on machi-
nery imported for manufacturing Ice, was read the
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. J. Tucker in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve without
The House adopted the Report.
The Resolve for paying thesum of 8 18/7 to the
Agents of the Quebec and Gulf Ports Steam Ship
Company for the carriage of Mails by the Canima,
was read the second time. 0
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. R. E. Webster in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve without
The House adopted the Report.
Adjourned to Tuesday next, the 19th instant, at
Abstract of the Proceedings of the Honorable
House of Assembly.
Friday, 15th November.-Mr. Harnett presented a
petition from W. B. White praying that he may be
refunded a sum forfeited by him in the year 1853
under the Revenue Laws, for reasons set forth a
length in his petition. t
The Petition of Chas. Chisholm Keane, praying
some allowance to him for incidental expenses in-
curred by him as Coroner, was read and committed.
Mr. Fowle in the Chair.
Mr. Dill moved that the prayer of the petition be
granted and that it be recommended to the House
to provide for the payment of the cost of carriage
hire actually incurred by the Coroner during the
prosecution of the Inquest adverted to in the said
petition -which was agreed to.
The House resumed and adopted the resolution
of the Committee.
The Bill for the more efficient provision for the
auditing and payment of accounts for the Public
Printing, was read a 2nd time and committed.
Mr. Cooper in the Chair.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill and it was
adopted and ordered to be engrossed.
Mr. Speaker laid before the House a letter from
Samuel Saltus, Esquire, a Member for the Parish of
Pembroke, requesting His Honor to communicate
to the House that having from bad health been un--
able to attend any meeting of the Assembly during
the present Session and being still unwell he desires
respectfully to resign his seat in the House.
The Bill to regulate the sale of intoxicating li-
quors was read a third time.
The Attorney General moved amendments to the
3rd, 4thk and 5th clauses which were severally
The Attorney General moved an amendment to
the 7th clause.
Dr. Outerbridge moved an addition to the pro-
fosed amendment and the amendment with the
jj'jtion was agreed to.
-I'be Attorney General moved amendments to the
9th, 18th, 14th, 16tb, 24th, 28th and 29th clauses
-and to Schedule B-which were severally agreed
The words in the presence of the Justices or Jus-
tice were struck out of the 7th clause by unanimous
The Bill was then passed.
Mr. Dill introduced a Resolve for paying
Charles C. Keane, Coroner, a sum incurred for car-
riage hire-which was read a first time.
Mr. S. C. Outerbridge moved the following:
Resolved that it is with great regret the House
receives the announcement from His Honor the
Speaker that the highly respected senior member
for Pembroke, Samuel Saltus, Esqr., has expressed
his wish to resign his seat in the Assembly in con-
sequence of continued ill health-which was unani-
mously agreed to.
The Bill entitled "An Act to amend the Roads
Acts," was read a 3rd time.
The Attorney General moved an amendment to
the 5th clause which was agreed to.
The Attorney General moved a clause as No. 6
-which was agreed to.
Mr. J. W. Pearman moved a clause of which he
had given notice as No. 8, to which Dr. Outer-
bridge moved to substitute other words at the end.
The question being put on the clause as amended
-it was affirmed.
Ayes 18. Nays 4.
The Bill was then passed.
The Resolve providing for the expense of record-
ing Wills and other Documents in the Secretary's
Office, was read a 2nd time and committed.
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair.
Mr. R. J. P. Darrell moved the adoption of the
The Attorney General moved to strike out the
words the copying and recording of which are in
arrear in his Office."
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported progress and obtained
leave to sit again.
Adjourned to Wednesday.
Resolve for paying expenses of Coroner.
Resolve for paying for Recording Will.
Public Printing Bill.
Resolve for paying Messrs. Toddings.
The Canima's Mails Resolve.
(From the Halifax Morning Chronicle, Nov. 10.)
It will be necessary for the citizens to "put their
best foot foremost" in the matter of the reception,
in order to make it worthy of Halifax. Of course
the late season of the year will prevent as much
display being made in the streets as might be look-
ed for in summer, but as the weather is not going
to prevent the naval and military authorities doing
their full share. It should not act unfavorably on
civilians either. Bunting cannot come to much
harm ; neither can evergreen boughs, and both
used with taste go a long way towards making
streets and buildings look gay and cheerful. The
fleet under command of His Excellency Vice-Ad-
miral Inglefield, will, in all probability, afford a
naval spectacle such as has rarely been seen here.
It will go out to meet the Sarmatian at sea and es-
cort her up the harbor. The Sarmatian will fly the
royal standard from the main, on the principle, we
suppose, that she is for the nonce a royal yacht, and
on the fleet coming urn with her a royal salute will
be fired. The fleet will then form into two lines,
led by the Bellerophon, flagship, and the Black
Prince, respectively, and accompany the Sarmatian
up the harbor, the forts saluting as she passes. She
will anchor off the Dockyard, the ships of the fleet
anchoring in a double line, and when the time for
landing, which will probably be about half-past one,
arrives, the Marquis of Lorne and Her Royal High-
ness Princess Louise will embark,under a royal sa-
lInt, on board the Admital's barge. A procession
will then likely be formed by the ships' boats and
will pass down between the double line of men-
of-war and round to the landing stage at the
Dockyard, where the various authorities will be in
waiting to receive the illustrous personages. There
is no doubt that, in view of so fine a display as this
will be, the Dockyard will prove the best landing
place, especially as it has always been selected for
the purpose when royal personages have come to
Halifax. The Citizens' Committee will have ample
opportunity of seconding the Admiral's efforts by
making the route of the procession to Government
House as eff "tive, in the way of ornamentation as
The 63rd H. V. B. R. will form the Guard of
Honor nt the Dockyard at the landing of the Mar-
quis of Lorne and Princess Louise. The 97th will
occupy a similar position at Government House,
and the 101st Regiment at Admiralty House.
Among those who will erect arches, or otherwise
aid in street decoration or illumination, are the fol-
The Navy, at the Dockyard and upper Water st.
to North St.
The Railway Station.
Messrs. M. H. Richey, M.P., and G. R. Ander-
son, Brunswick st.
French Vice-Consul Morrow, Brunswick st.
Garrison Chapel, Brunswick st.
Sons of Temperance, Jacob st.
Messrs. Clayton & Sons, Jacob st.
The Post Office, Hollis st.
The Board of Works (city property.)
The Dominion Telegraph Company, Hollis st.
Halifax Gas Company, illuminated arches at
Province Building gates-
Messrs. Howard & Son, Hollis st.
The Halifax Club, Hollis st.
Western Union Telegraph Company, Hollis st.
Halifax Hotel, Hollis st.
Arch, by citizens, corner Sackville & Hollis sts.
Lumber Yard, R.E., Hollis st.
St. Matthew's Manse, Pleasant.
Arch, by the North British Society.
Bellevue House, Spring Garden Road, by the
Arch, by neighboring residents, corner Spring
Garden Road and South Park sts.
Mr. H. A. Taylor, Sackville st.
Mr. M. P. Black, Gottingen st.
The Spanish Consul.
The Engine Houses.
Front the West Indies and Dem-
The Royal Mail Steamer Alpha, Captain Crowell,
arrived at St. Georges, on Tuesday morning last. By
the Alpha we have our customary exchange files from
this quarter. We miss, however, Abbott & Co's. com-
mercial Letter, which by some accident, has failed to
BARBADOS.-At Barbados steam vessels bringing
cargo, which have hitherto been admitted free are
henceforth to be subject to a duty of two shillings
per ton-either upon the tonnage measurement of the
vessel or upon the merchandize landed, according to
the discretion of the controller of customs. The ton-
nage duty on sailing ships to be reduced from two
shillings and nine-pence hitherto paid to two shillings
and three-pence per ton.
Political.-Major-General Gamble commander of
the forces has taken his seat as a member of the Exe.
cutive Council and the oaths as a member of the Legis-
lative Council. His Excellency will, no doubt find it
the best policy to follow the course laid down by Gen-
eral Farren and to abstain from local politics as much
as possible. Addresses from the Commercial and
Agricultural Bodies, full of the most cordial good
will were presented to General Farren on the eve of
his departure from Barbados, to which His Excellen-
cy replied in terms as cordial. The Agricultural So-
ciety elected the General an honorary member, a
compliment which was warmly appreciated by His
His Lordship the Bishop of Antigua notified his
intention at a Church Council held at Antigua on
the 15th October, to retire from the field of his labors,
from organic infirmities, which he says have been
creeping on him one by one, have given him warning
of that failure of natural powers which usually attends
the allowed term of human life. The good Bishop has
been serving in the West Indies forty-five years.
The Bishop of Barbados has offered to do the duties
of the Bishop of Antigua on the people of the latter
See agreeing to pay his travelling expenses in his bi-
anuial or occasional visitations.
The venerable' Archdeacon Campbell, died at the
Rectory, St. Andrews, Jamaica on the 20th October,
in the 58th year of his age.
The iron ship Pandora of Liverpool, Capt. Sloney,
1856 tons, which left Trinidad, bound to Calcutta, with
480 returning Coolie Immigrants, drifted ashore at
the Grand Bocas, in the Gulf, on the 26th, the weath-
er being perfectly calm. The vessel became a wreck
but the Capt. and crew with the coolies were saved by
a passing vessel. A
TURKS ISLANDS.--Mr. R. B. Lewellyn of the Coloni-
al Secretary's Office, Jamaica, has been appointed
Commissioner of Turks Islands. Mr. L. was to leave
Jamaica, for Grand Cay, in H. M. S. Griffon, on the
25th ultimo to relieve Mr. Walker, who it seems had
only been placed in temporary charge,and who would
return to Jamaica.
The Panama Star 1 Herald has the following
paragraph of the largest ship ever made:-'" It is
said that the steamship Great Eastern has been pur-
chased by a company who intend to use her as a
cattle boat to ply between Texas and London. She
is now being fitted out at Milford Haven, and is to
have new engines and boilers manufactured by the
Clyde Iron Works, at a cost of $500,000. Refri-
gerators will be built in her for the purpose of car-
rying fresh beef. It is estimated that she will car-
ry 2,200 head of cattle and 3,600 head of sheep "
And of the strongest steamer in the world, we clip
from the same journal :-" The Italian Government
has just launched the iron-clad Dandolo, sister ship
of the Duilio. Both are to be armed with 100-ton
guns, and to be armored with 22 inch plates. Not
content with these ships, which carry heavier
metal than any one in the English Navy (the Eng-
lish Inflexible has 24 inch armour, and carries a pair
of 80-ton guns), the government is construction two
others, which are to be armoured with 24-inch
plates, and are to carry cannon of perh ips 200 tons.
It is a matter of general surprise that Italy should
be expending enormous sums for such an irresist-
ible navy. Simple pride of possession can be the
only impelling motive.
From the European Alail.
Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, M.P., the Secretary of
State for the Colonies, distributed the prizes at the
Chipping Norton and Moreton-in-the-Marsh Agri-
cultural Show on September 24th, and in the even-
ing presided at the annual dinner. In responding
for the House of Commons he alluded at some length
to the loyalty of the Colonies, remarking :-" Colo-
nial matters have been rarely discussed in Parlia-
ment, but I believe that Parliament none the less
retains a keen and vivid interest in these affairs; and
I am sure of this, that there never was a lime when
Parliament or the country ought to be more interest-
ed in these affairs than the present. We have had
plenty of criticism and difference of opinion on the
Treaty of Berlin and the Convention of Constanti-
nople, and the conduct of the Government during
the whole of the matter, but I do think that there is
one result of the history of the last 18 months in
which all parties and nearly allEnglishmen will agree,
and that is in a feeling of satisfaction at the behavi-
our of the colonies of England during the crisis.
Now, we can all remember the time, not so long
ago, when active and eloquent public men in this
country prophesied the early dissolution of the ties
between England and her colonies, spoke slightingly
of their union, and treated the colonists almost as
foreigners. They never had a large party in Eng-
land behind them, but no-party, whatever their po-
litical opinion, might be, holds this opinion in Eng-
land now. It used to be said, Look at the distance
that divides us, the divergence of interests, and the
want of representation of the colonies in Parliament;,
adding, 'You may depend upon it that as soon as
difficulties encompass this country, and there is a
danger of a European war, self-interest will guide
the feelings of the colonists, and to guard their com-
merce they will separate from this country.' What
has ,happened? Why, when peril was near. these
efforts which had been made-especially in the Do-
minion of Canada and in Australia-for years past
for their own defence against attack from enemies
of the empire were redoubled, and, as I have reason
to know, offers of voluntary se-vice, in addition to
the home defences were made to the mother country
not by tens or hundreds, but in such numbers as
would have raised brigades of loyal colonial soldiers.
This, I say, was the response of the colonists when
the mother country was in danger; and when the
danger passed away, and peace has been secured,
then there poured in upon Her Majesty's Govern-
ment a series of congratulations from Canada, from
Australia, and New Zealand, from men who felt
that the success of Great Britain was their own suc-
cess, and that when they found the English Govern-
ment had maintained the position of the mother
country amongst the nations of the world that was
an additional glory for our colonists, even at the
Antipodes though they may be. In all this difficulty
never has there been a whisper of separation from
the mother country on the part, so far I know, of a
single colonist. This, I think, is something which
at any rate should make us feel that we occupy a
position unique among the nations of the, world, that
our strength is not merely the strength of Great
Britain and Ireland, but the strength of that vast
English speaking people which circles round the
globe It may be that difficulties or differences may
arise for a moment between the mother country and
her colonies which may throw a cloud upon the
friendly relations between them; but of this I am
quite sure, that there is a feeling in the colonies
which will conquer any such difficulties or differen-
ces of opinion, and that is the sentiment of loyalty
to our Queen and the love of the country which
they still call home. They may be far from us, but
I have travelled myself, and I have found that the
further you go from England the dearer England is
to those who can claim the name of Englishmen,
whether their interests and their possessions are
centered in this island or are spread over the most
distant parts of the world. It is easy to say that af-
ter all the feeling to which I have referred is but a
sentiment, and that a sentiment cannot control dif-
ferences of interest and of distances which undoubt-
edly placed our Empire in some respects in a diffi-
cult position as compared with the compact domin-
ions of other Powers; but I will venture to say that
those who ridicule sentiment and its influence on
public matters are ignorant or careless of the history
of the world. I know nothing that exercises so
great a power over human affairs, and by these and
other efforts, which we shall make to draw our col-
onies to us, and make them what they desire to be,
Englishmen and subjects of the Queen, our connection
withlthem will ever be maintained. Nay, but some of
them may say, "This is but a narrow view of human
affairs-it is the gospel of selfishness; it is the pre-
ference for English interests as the first and almost
only object that you attempt to secure." I answer,
in reply, that, old-fashioned though the creed may
be I don't believe in your cosmopolitan notions. It
has been by first looking to the interests of England,
and by believing that this country has the first call
upon our duty and affections, though anxious at all
times to promote the cause of humanity, freedom,
and religion throughout the world, I say that it is by
this belief of Englishmen that their country should
be their first object, that England and Englishmen
have become what they are, and in spite of some
men of genius, of eloquence, of authority among their
countrymen, who would look apparently almost
with satisfaction upon the possibility of England's
destruction, upon her yielding her proud place among
the nations, perhaps to her kinsfolk in America, per-
haps to strangers in the Russian Empire-in spite
I say, of men of that class, I believe that the feel-
ings that have always animated Englishmen through-
out their history will animate them still, and that
united in bonds of sympathy and affection, we shall
continue to be, as we have hitherto been, the first,
because the freest, among the nations of the world.''
As nearly every one has his own ideas on the
subject of the pronunciation of some of the names
now much upon the popular tongue, may I venture
to give the correct ones, at least of Afghanistan, its
people the Afghans, and of Cabul ? The latter is
Cawbul, with the accent on the first syllable, and
Afghanistan has the accent as marked on the two
" a's," very broad. Afghans are the people, not the
country, and I have had some amusement in hear-
ing and reading of the Afghan expedition" in-
stead of the Afghanistan expedition. Peshawur
is pronounced Peshower, and Kurrachee is Kurrar-