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Title: The New era, or, Home journal
Alternate Title: Home journal
Physical Description: v. : ; 55 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: A.L. Spedon
Place of Publication: Hamilton Bermuda
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: Bermuda -- Hamilton
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 2 (Oct. 15, 1884).
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Volume ID: VID00009
Source Institution: University of Florida
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A Weekly Newspaper,

Specially Devoted to the General I.:.tere ts of the Inhabitants of Bermutda.

Our Colony-a United peoye ,: :, divided interests.

No. 20.-VOL. I.] HAMILTON, BERMUDA, TUESD.Y, FEY', :ARY 14, 1882. [12s8. or $3.00 Per Ann.

Every Tuesday,
T 7-L1=lL u JLj LA.
51 papers comprise the annual issue ;
one week being reserved for the printers
during the Christmas Holidays.
Pmc---12 Shillings per annum-paid
semi-yearly (in advance.)
mTES or ADVERTIsmIN-One or more
inches of Column, in depth : 1st inser-
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each additional insertion, 3d. per inch.
Editor and Proprietor.

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Church Services.
PARIs CHUoncx or PICMXRo :
Ilours of Service-
Morning and Evening.
11 o'clock, A. x., and 4. p. m.-alter-
Sunday School-9.30, A. M. and 2. 30, P.x.
TRrtsrr Cuiac- :
Chnroh Service-11, A. x. and 4, P. x.-
Evening Service-7.80, P. x.
Sunday cbool-9.30, A.. and 2.80, P. x.
Pastor, Rev. J. A. McKmw.
Morning Service-11, A. M.
Evening ditto 7, P. x.
sunday School-3, P. x.
Prayer Meeting-Thursday, 7.30, P. x.
W=Lxy CHr aH, Chnrch Street.
Pastor, Rev. A. W. NIOHOLSON.
Sunday Services-11, A. x and 7, P. x.
Sabbath School---8. P. .
Prayer Meeting-Tuesday, at 7.80, P. x.
Pastor, Rev. J. H. BvcxNia.
Morning Servie 11, A M.
Evening ditto 7, P. x.
Sabbath School-2.80, P. x.
Prayer Meeting-Thursday, 7. P. M.
Rev. Dr. WAIsH, V G.
Morning Service at 8.80, A. x. and 10, A.M.,
Vpers and Devotions-7 o'clock, p. x.
XorT.-SeatA provided SPeCIALLY for
Strangers in all of the above-men-
tioned Churches.
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Not numerous years nor lengthened life,
Not pretty children and a wife,
Not pins and chains and fancy rings,
Nor any such like trumpery things ;
Nor pipe; cigars, nor bottled wine,
Nor liberty with kings to dine ;
Nor coats, nor boots, nor yet a hat,
A dandy vest, or trimmed cravat,
Nor all the world's wealth laid in store;
Nor Master, Rev'rend, Sir, nor Squire,
With titles that the memory tire,
Not ancestry traced back to Will,
Who went from Normandy to kill;
Not Latin, Greek nor Hebrew lore
Nor thousand volumes rumpled o'er;
Not Judges' robes, nor Mayor's mace,
Nor crowns that deck the royal race,
They all united, never can
Avail to make a single man.
A truthful soul, a loving mind,
Full of affection for its kind ;
A helper of the human race,
A soul of beauty and of grace,
A spirit firm, erect and free,
That never basely bends the knee.
That will not bear a fetter's weight
Of slavery's chain, for small or great;
That truly speaks of God within,
And never makes a league with sin ;
That snaps the fetters despots make;
And loves the truth for its own sake;
That worships God and him alone,
That trembles at no tyrant's nod -
A soul that fears no one but God. /
And thus can smile at curse and
That is the soul that makes a man.

Saved by a Sacrifice.

Just twenty years ago to-day since
Tom asked me to become his -wife.
Ah how well do I remember that hap-
py time! We were sitting, he andI,
in the arbor amid the roses and purple
grapes. Tom was handsome then,
(you would scarcely think it now) and
1 loved him; but as he asked me in
that sweet, thrilling voice to give my
hand and heart to him, I felt an un-
accountable thrill of horror run
through my frame.
"I cannot, oh, I cannot, Tom!" I
cried. "I may be foolish and super-
stitious, but I must never marry, for
if I do I shall most certainly be the
wife of a drunkard."
"What nonsense is this, Mary?"
he asked. Have you ever seen me
in bad company, that you think I
would be led astray? For you know
I have been strictly temperate since
you have known me."
"Yes, yes, I know you are all I
could desire my husband to be: but I
am sure if I marry, no matter whom,
misery follows, for there is a curse
resting upon me. Listen while I tell
my meaning:-
Three years ago, before my father
died, he and I belonged to the temper-
ance order here, and he was the pre-
siding officer. Well, one night we
were to try a member for violating
the pledge; the case was a very aggra-
vating one, as this was the fourth
offence, and he had boasted that it
made no difference bow often he
drank, as the lodge would never ex-
pel him, and he would be reinstated at
the next meeting with nothing more
-than a reprimand. These reports
reached my father's ears and made
him very angry.
The committee made their report
and were in favor of expulsion, until
the poor wife arose, and in piteous
words begged us to give him one more
trial. When the votes were cast for
suspension or expulsion it was found
to be a tie. In that case the chair-
man casts the decisive ballot, and my
father decided he should be expelled.
For a moment silence reigned; then
the wife of the disgraced man arose,
and, raising her hand toward heaven,
cried in a sharp, shrill voice :-
"May the curse of God rest upon
you and yours, Mr. Weston! May
your daughter suffer as I suffer I May
her husband be a drunkard !"
"She then hurried from the room,
while I shook as with ague.
"Tom, dear Tom, I cannot get rid
of the conviction that I am to know
from experience just what that woman
has suffered, and I am sure it would
kill me to be a drunkard's wife."
My darling," whispered he, "you
need fear nothing, for I swear by all
I hold sacred, by the memory of my

angel mother, and by the hope that
God will bless our union, never, no
never, to touch any kind of intoxica-
ting liquors. Will that satisfy you,
Mary ? You know I am not an in-
temperate man, and surely, with you

for my wife, there would be no danger' looked dark and chill? Do coming Whoever is in love will think his mistress
of my falling. I must say I think you events cast their shadows before ? a perfect angel, and may find out the truth
I s" m darli .ng te Tof his suspicions by getting married.
are a very foolish little girl to heed the 'When next I saw my darlings they Many delicate ladies whom no one would
ravings of an angry woman; neverthe- were lying cold and still on the green suspect will be kissed without telling their
less, I promise there shall never be the river bank. Dead ? Yes, dead, Ma's.
ghost of a chance for the curse to de- drowned! The jewels of my heart, There will be more books published than
scend." that I had prized so highly, the two will find purchasers, more rhymes written
eend. than will find readers, and more bills made
Of course I accepted him, not even pure white buds that I had watched than will find payers.
asking what his past life had been. and nursed with such care, and held If any young lady should happen to blush
He told he belonged o the army, and far dearer than my life, my precious she will look red in the face without the use
he had amused me by reliirg inci- little girls were dead, drowned in that of paint. If she dreams of a young man
dents of his travels; but ; i..' than cruel, cold river, three nights in succession, it willbe a sign
S r* of something; if she dreams of him four
that I knew nothing. My parents Their father had left his work quite times, or have the toothache, it is ten to on
were dead, and I was alone, with no early to go to the saloon, and by the she will be a long time in getting either of
one to advise me; but for that mat- time they arrived he was intoxicated. them out of her head.
ter, all seemed to think I was doing They coaxed him to go home, but Many people will drink more strong drink
remarkably well, for Tom was agene- were ashamed to go through the town than will be necessary to keep them sober,
ral favorite. with him, so they went around, where site to thmore enjoyment of health.
So we were married and commenced the river was crossed by a foot-bridge. Dinners and entertainments will be given
housekeeping at once in a cosy lit- When on the narrow bridge he,sud- to those who have enough at home, and the
t!e cottage in the outskirts of the town. denly reeled, and, ere the children poor will receive much advice gratis, legal
e knew their danger, all three were in the and medical excepted.
Oh, how perfectly happy we were. knew their danger, all three wherein the The public debts of the repudiating States
My husband was sober, industrious water. He got out in safety but my will hardly be adjusted, and the same time
and affectionate, while I did all in my little girls were drowned. will very probably attend many private con-
power to make our home an : 1 -. Oh, how I grieved for my lost ones I tracts in this latitude.
I have often thought I was too hap- And it was then, in my hour of afflic- He who marries this year will run a great
g a a tion that I felt the kindness of m risk, especially if he does it in a hurry.
py, if such a thing is p -. ; at any ion He who steals a match, gives tattlers occa.
rate, my happiness was of short dura- neighbors, for all both old and young, sion to gossip, and will be apt to involve
tion. tried to show the sympathy they felt. himself aud bride in disagreeable relations.
We had been married five months The words of one old laly in particu- There will be a great noise all over the
Welar arise in m memory. country when it thunders, and a tremendous
when, one evening at a party, I noticed l Mry *y m yh, we I dust will be kicked up occasionally by coach
that Tom acted strangely : he appear- poor Mary sad she, whe I chores.
ed reckless, his laugh was loud and was refusing to be comforted, and re- Many ladies who hope for it, but little ex.
boisterous, and he shunned me. A belling against the will of God, "you pect it, will be married; many who con-
length some friends whisperunned that I think it hard that your beautiful chil- fidently anticipate that glorious consumma-
length some friends whispered that I dren should be taken Do ou not tion, will be doomed to disappointment.
would do well to get him home, as he dren should be taken. Do you not The world will go round as usual, and
was drinking very freely. know if you were in a garden of flow- come back to the place whence it set out, as
For a moment I gazed in wonder; ers you would pick only the rarest and will many a man who engages in business.-
their words had no meaning for me; loveliest! And surely the Angel of
their words had no meaning for me; 1 lest i e Aes1 THE LIGHTING ROD MAN.
then the awful truth burst upon me, Death will do the same. Beside, THE LIGHTING ,ROD MAN.
thena t Tom had fallen, and I moaned in ary you have often prayed that they In Blossburg, Pa., the other day, a
might never know the sorrows you lightning rod man drove up in front of a
agony. have endured for eight years ? And handsome edifice standing in the midst
"The curse is upon me! O1, Fa- how could they be spared that anguish of trees and shrubs, and spoke to Mr.
their in heaven, why should I have to more surely than b lying asthe now Summers, who was sitting on the steps
bear this burden ? Oh, I pray Thee, f th by lyinkg in front. He accosted him as the own-
let me die!" are Itsal for the. b pe strick- er of the residence, and said :
I persuaded him to take .. away, i t or. "I see you have no lightning-rods on
pleaingthat Iwas .. .. my But I could not feel it was, better this house."
white, terror-stricken face alarmed imy darlings should be lying there in "No !" said Summers.
him so much that he made al haste to one coffin, with their waxen hands on "Are you going to put any on?"
get me ome their bosoms, holding some pure white "Well, I hadn't thought of it," replied
gThere were many ys of sorry blossoms, and their happy hearts Summers.
and nights of silent waiting after that. chilled forever. And when the cold "You ought to. A tall building like
and nights of silent waitmg a atclods fell upon the coffin with that this is very much exposed. I'd like to
He would promise to reform, and at hard dull thud, I shrieked aloud in my run you up one of my rods, twisted
first I believed him ; but thevow once agony, and was carried fainting from steels, glass tenders, nickleplated tips-
broken could not be nd-. and I the graveyard. everything complete.-May I put one
soon found there was no hpe. I was It was many days before I awoke to up to show you ? I'll do the job cheap."
a drunkard's wife, an .:.uch I must consciousness, for I was very ill with Certainly you may if you want to.
be as long as we both lih- 1. brain fever ;but while I lay there, car- I haven't the slightest objection," said
I thought my lot hard 't n, but as ed for kindly by my husband and the Summers.
years rolled on and children were born neighbors, my two little boys were ne- haDuring the next h a si hour the man
to us, I was miserable indeed. I I `'- glected, and ere I was able to sit up, work, and at the end of that time the
ed not dream of the i .. :i o t my lit- they were laid beside their sisters; so job was complete. He called Summers
tle ones, for over it hung that fatal Charley was all I had left. out into the yard to admire it. He said
curse. Tis true, I found some corn- But I did not feel the loss of the ba- to Summers *
fort in the present, for my children bies as I did of the twins, partly be- "Now, that is well enough: but if it
were all a mother's batr'. .c uli -desire; cause I was too weak to realize the was my house, I'd have another rod put
but the awful truth w v., -,'r blow, and because I was watchingg the on the other side. There's nothing like
me: "Their father is a ai :I:ard." change in my husband. Hefelt the loss being protected thoroughly."
I was ambitious, but how dared I, a of the four children rested upon him- "That's true," said Summers, "it
drunkard's wife, hope my boys would self, for were it not that he was intox- would be better."
ever rise in life, no matter how abun- icated that evening, they would not "I'll put up another, shall I," asked
dantly nature had blessed them? My have died. the man.
two girls, twins, were as lovely as fai- He therefore made another vow not Why, of course, if you think itbest,"
ries, but all I asked for them was that to drink, joined the temperance order, said Summers.
they might be spared a lot like mine. quitted his old habits, and was in all Accordingly the man went to work
At other times I would be almost respects like the Tom of old times. 'a That's a first rate job," he said to
frantic with the galling of the iron And I was so full of thankfulness that Summers, as they both stood eyeing idt
chain that kept me bound at the foot there was no room for grief. "I like such a man as you are. Big-
of my ladder of life, and often in my This happened twelve years ago, hearted, liberal, not afraid to put a
despair have I prayed God to take at and the second vow remains unbroken. dollar down for a good thing. There is
once either the children and me or We were very poor then, depending some pleasure in dealing with you. I
my husband. upon my needle, and what little work like you so much that I'd put a couple
Oh, the cruel, cruel curse Was it Tom did for our bread. Now we have more rods on that house, one on the
always to rest upon me ? a pleasant home, as nearly as possible north end and one on the south-for
My prayers were answered sooner like the cottage of our young married almost nothing.
than I expected. I had five children; life. Tom has a lucrative business, "It would make things safer, I sup-
Charley, a fine handsome boy of 7; and in all respects is doing well. But pose," said Summers.
Charley, a fine handsome boy of 7' what is better still, our boy gives pro- "Certainly it would. I'd better do it,
then my twins, Flora and Clara, of 5, l our y gv pro- had'nt I
next Frankie of 3, and an infant. mise of becoming a ood and useful had'nt I-hey ?"
nextrkieof3,andaninfant. man, what mothe cod ask for more? "Just as you think proper," said Sum-
My girls often used to go for their We mourn for our lost children, So the man ran up two more rods,
papalo when I feared he would visit the but have learned from experience that then came down and saidp to Sumore rods:
saloon. T ehe children al loved h it was all for the best; they were "There, that's done. Now, let's set-
for when not under the influence of spared the troubles of a life on earth, tie up."
liquor he was a kind father, and they and they have saved their father. I "Do what ?"
were anxious to keep him at home as am contented and happy, for though "Why, the job's finished, and I'll take
much as his work would allow. the day dawned in tears, it is ending the money."
One evening Flora and Clara went in smiles. "You don't 'expect me to pay you, I
forth on their usual errand. They ** hope?"
were beautiful children with clear blue PREDICTIONS FOR THE YEAR. "Of course I do. Didn't you tell me
eyes in which you could read their The year of Oar Lord 1882 is to be the to put those rods on your house ?"
souls, long, golden curls, dainty fea- eventf' "ne "My house I" shouted Summers. "I
tures, and fair transparent complex- Through the whole course of the coming never ordered you to put those rods up.
ions. I called them my "twin em- will grow dark. It would have been rdiculous. Why,
blems of purity," and it was a fit On several occasions, during the year the man, this is the Court House, and I'm
cimile, sun will rise before certain people discover here waiting for the Court to assemble.

Ah, how plainly can I see them now, i and set before they have finished the day's I'm on the jury. You seemed to be
hopawork. anxious to rush out your rods, and as it
as they kissed their hands to me, and It is quite likely that when there is busi- wasnone of my busier rods, andI lt you go it
told me not to fear, for they would see ness doing many will be heard to complain Pay for it. Come no, that is good."
that papa came home safe. Why was of hard times, but it is equally certain that The Blossburg people say that the
it I wished to call them back-that I all who hang themselves will escape starva- manner in which te lightning-rod man
felt as though a heavy load was press- dandis wear their beards, there will be tore round town, was fearful, But when
ing upon my heart-as though what less for the barbers, and he who wears mus- he got his rods off the court-house he
had been bright and beautiful now tichios will find something to sneeze at. I4t.




Vegotn le properties formed from de-
caRo1. foliage and.grasses. In, some
counties the nature of the soiFlan be
boertained by the trees- and other
V"egE4able productions growing there-
SOn. Hardwood, such as the Maple,
HAMILTON, FEBRUARY i,"- Bir'ch, and Beech, generally grows
_18_ upon hilly gravelly soils : while soft
Editorial B r maple, blackash, poplar, willow, spruce
ThPOTAT." and other evergreens seem to grow
SPOTATO -ItU aBY IGHT more luxuriantly in marshy lands,
S etc whore there is an abundane of vege-
It t ornmer .edito.. ,. f. table soil. Oak, one of the hardest,
rod to the soil we refer- heaviest, and toughest of all woods, is
patent mana4.. as. -rather, and an exception-as it is frequently to
more or 10, 8 the c all three being be found growing inlow, clayey lands,
Slight \ Now w tisosesf the Potato but Whenever oak is to found in such
OW 1 wht e shall attempt to
hr in what e a h cotremibte places there are also to be found
tr influence they contrib springs of water largely impregnated
'hatwe wop an .also to suggest with iron; in fact, the soil itself
means to prd cor ider cssary a. proves this, from the reddish tinge it
1)ast to r 'prevent the disease eff assumes in some parts, particularly in
.aut as ~'P the .ter, the immediate vicinity of these water-
Ss preliminary ,and also, from the prolific
V WOe nilosophical explanations are qualities of the soil as exhibited b
ts ary. It is a universally ad-
,.Ai*ed fact with ,olg ists and o- the immense crops grown on sue
.entists 'that sold. rok is the r soils with comparatively little man-
a source and bsis of all soils-e ure-hence, iron is one of the most
latter being only secondary forma- essential ingredients of the soil, in pro-
ons from ecomoson by chemi during a strong, hardy and fruitful
.tions om compose on y c hemica crops, either of grain roots or fruit.
tion.B ute soils are the basis The maple tree for instance con-
of both animal and vegetable exist- he pl tree o of ah
ence, and without them no physical tains not only a good deal of ash,
nce, wiou physical but iron, also, which may be simple
organization of the intermediate and proved b oh h, --m smap
higher orders of terrestrial creation .proved by the flashes as from sa
thrould subsist. Every tree and plchesant during the darkness. Some pants
io ugiage. inhale a e rta"in prtn f also contain a considerable amount of
oliage, ihalea certa portion of iron while the cedar, appears
their nutriment from the atmosphere; to feed largely upon limestone
1ut to the soil in which they are placed to ed ar countfor it weight
largely for their support, matter, which accounts for its weight
tey depend largely for their support and durability More or less, almost
.ome mxre.than others, according to eve ri t re a alotio
their constitutional tendencies and every tree and plant require a portitself
wants. of iron: even the human system itself.
Itis observable fact, tall ani- When it becomes debilated, and gene
mals do' not' subsist upon the same rally when we feel our strength de-
sort of food. What may suit the partingand our blood becoming
taste and physical development of thiner and our stomach weak, the
,one, or even those of a certain species, rIMau of Medicine tells us in se-
is, from -either, natural predisposition ofr tone to take a ittle tinctue
or habit, rejected by another-'which of iron as a tonic. The grape also
is illustrative of the adage: "What's contains a. good deal of iron, and
S et i the 's that is why St. Paul advised Timothy
one mans meat is' another man's 7natls w. art mah^
oison" Based upon the same inva- to take a little wine for his stomach's
riable law of nature, the identical ten- adulteratenowd with the tincture f blue-is
denies, or .propensities, and effects adulterated wit the tincture o blue-
s r po sti a stone aqua-fortis strychioine and to-.
prevail also in the vegetable creation. stone qua-ortis stryhioe and o-
Every tree and plant do not select as But we sall .
nutriment the same constituent pro- Butwe shall again refer to that
peities of the soil, nor in the same prc- mineria-known as iron, which forms an
portions, should there exist any. Two important element in our philosophi-
plants of different species, may be cal theory set forth in connection with
found bychemical analysis to contain :the "Potato" and the "Blight."
the same or nearly the same sort of C (Contied fextOwe k.)
properties, but their proportions may PROGRESS OF ELECTRICITY.
be widely different. P R G RE SS O ic t
Constituent elements consist of two idea of the e eectric light coming into
original classes, namely, the MINERL, general use, four years ago they
such as phosphorus, lime, ash, iron, were still ipcreiulous- and to-day ridi-
salt, and other sorts of phosphates cule and incredulity have given way to
and alkalines. 2nd, the VEGETABLE, confidence. No one is surprised to hear
which comprises oxygen, nitrogen,' about a town being lighted by electrici-
carbon, and other gases. The greater ty how. In the United States we are
portion of the physical constitution of told that no considerable city is without
numerous plants, roots and fruits con- its electric light. It is the same story
siat' of water-a combination of oxy-. on the Pacific Slope as on this side of the
gen, hydrogen, &c. Some plants feed Great Divide. From Salt Lake City
more largely upon the mineral than and from Denver, the latter plane alone
do others; but the greater portion of supplying 200 arc lights toshops, hotels,
every plant and tree consists of the &c., the light in each case being furnish-
vegetable elements. The proportion ed at from 20 per cent. to 30 per cent.
of the ta ne be easily teted by below the price of gas. The city is
ofthe two can be easily tested by any lighted by electric light placed on
person. .By way of experimental towers, which rise to a eighth of 200
evidence, weigh a quantity of, fuel, or feet, and for the price formerly paid for
a bundle of dried plants or weeds- gas, four times the area is lighted by
say to the amount of 30 lbs.-con- electricity. In Albany, N. Y., 300 elec-
sume themby fire, weigh the ashes or trick lights -have replaced 2,000 gas and
residue, then substract it--say 5 lbs. oil lamps, and with marked success.
--from the original 30, and it will be Akron, Ohio, and Wabash, Indiana, are
found that the vegetable constituents lighted in-a somewhat, similar way, and
represented 25 lbs., the mineral but 5. in New York competing electric compa-
Tie vegetable, as gases, goes off in hies are filling the city with the new
anoke-the mineral, as a solid, re- light, one of these companies having al-
mains. This fact is accurately repre- ready 5,000 lights. In New Orleans,
-ented while a person is smoking that fever-haunted delta of the Missis-
cigar. How beautifully the vegetable sippi, the Jockey Club hold their meet-
element, in the form of smoke, as- ings at night, and the electric light
eeends, like a orninfmstoe, leavin makes the course as clear as day! And]
ends, like a morning mist, leavig then in the Old World we see a railway
behind the mineral, as ashes, upon train and a channel steamer propelled
the ignited extremity, representing by the new force, while enterprise is
the amount of both, which are con- using it for a motor to supply the place
stained in the dried tobacco leaf. of steam. Powerful engines are erect-
Without a certain portion of mineral, ed, fly wheels are put in motion, and
no plant could really exist, and where the people, are beginning to realize what
it is not sufficiently supplied by the scientists speculated on as probable a
soil,. or in proportion, the fruits of the few years ago, that electricity would yet

tree, or plant, are meagre, tender, or astonish the world in the power of its
deteriorated, more, particularly those- stored energy, as well as in the effect
adapted to higher .and cultivated and applications of its illuminations.
grounds. "And why so?" ma. be _____ ... : _
asked. Because it is the mineralele- Correspondence.
ment which give stability and solidit, or of the
nerve, muscle and bone (so to speak) Mn. EDITOo-I have been creditably
to the stem and fibres. Many fruits informed that Nonsuch Island is infest-
such as are encased with hard skins formed that Nonsuch Island is infest-
as nuts and the different kind o ed with rats. One of the man at work
as nuts and the different kind on the New Building there, told me that,
cereals, are largely composed of the having hauled up their boat on the
mineral element. The meloni squash,, beach one night, they found the next
cucumber, and pumpkin, and other morning that the rats had been amu3-
ground fruits-the potato as well-. ing themselves by eating the putty from
contain more of the gaseous matter off the nails in the boat, pulled the oak-
than that of mineral. A frozen potato um out of the seams of the plank, and
-when being thawed out, with the ex- not content with that, had gnawed the
ception of its skin, dissolves into the keel in several places. To prevent her
form of water, which shows that it is from being rendered entirely unseawor-
largely composed of oxygen and hy- thy, they had been obliged to moor r
drogen, which form a large propor- from off the shore, ever since. We
tion of the vegetable class. ,' also said that certain articles of apparel
All soilarenoonstitutionallythe have mysteriously disappeared, and
same. Some contain more largely o afterwards been found protrudig from
the mineral ingredients than others. ratholes, so defaced as to prevent their
the mineral ingredients than others. are ever being again used for their origi-
Sandy and gravelly soils, such as are al purpose. Surely the Immigration
to be found on hills and ridges are Board should take this thing in hand,
chiefly minerals. 0Clayey. soils-the and establish a colony of cats on the
substratum of low la]pcls-are inieral, Island.
being a decomposition of limestone, Yours, &c,,
&c. The surface of lowlying, or mar- ,. M.
Shy grounds, is generally com posed oif February llth, 1882.

To he t,1yr qcf t. N../ Er'". the allotment system was the best ar- THE BERMUDiA ROSE.
SIm.-Being among the number of rangement the Qorporation could The following beautiful poetic veroes
those who were inon veuienceil on possibly make. The holder of these we have clippedfrom the "Iteview," a&
Thursday the 2ad instant, by not ob- statistics was even willing to. add to paper published in Madoc, Ontariom-
taining Stamps, s. bheietoore, at Mr. the number of five sections (unreser- Written on receiving a Rose in
Jackson's Store, I am forced to drop you ved or not allowed sections) and fur- mid-winter from a very dear young
a line on the subject, hoping that the their the setting apart the same in the friend in Bermuda:
Authorities, -who should have the com- middle of the Shed instead of as form- Welcome fair stranger, from the Srnyy I sie
fort and convenience of t Public at early at the end, in order to save the Tbat deck Atlanta's ever-heaving:breasb;
heart, may adopt some beer plan for Allotment Ring. There were two Born where perennial summer gaily smiles,
the sale of Postage, StarmpA,kan can be motions put at ithe meeting. The In all her Tropic glories richly drerst
enjoyed att present. I sinbserely regret first was to adhere to the present al- Rose of Bermuda, thou shalt ever stand
that any obstaole should have being put first was to adhere to the present First among flowers my favorite to be
in the way of the privilege we have en- lotment system. Proposed by Hon. A sweet memento of the gentle.hand,.
joyed for a long time, by being able to G. S. Tucker, seconded by Wm. T. That sent the blushing messenger-to mI,
procure Stamps 'from day light to ten James, Esq. Yeas-G. S. Tucker, Long may that hand be nerv'd to aeta of
o'clock at night at Mr. Jackson's-a pri- W. T. James, J. Harnett. Na s.-B. grace,
village that cannot be enjoyed from the E. Dickinson, Andrew Turnbu, C. And long the Rose of Lancaster to wear,
i -' In ruddy freshness on that maiden's face;
Post Office, or at any place where stamps Keane, T. N. Dill, A. M. Oudney. With health and happiness for many a year.
are for sale. I inquired of the sales- The motion was lost. WIrIAN H. PALm='."
man why he had given up selling them The other motion put to the Board I H ... ,
and was told that the Post OXice folks was that the Corporation employ
had refused o several occasions, to sup- Clerks to wait under the Shed, such G general .Yews.
ply Mr. Jaakson with aay for the public Clerks to be nominated by the Subsi-
servioe, when the New YoW mails were dee's Steamer Agents, to receipt for The subscriptions to the Jewish relief
being made up, even when the quantity produce deosite under the Shed for fund in London yesterday amounted to xi,-
purchased the day before were disposed pd dePosDte
of. He also informed me that Mr. Jack- shipment. opposed by B.. Dick- 000.iron-orkers in
son bo.ughit venPo uds worth on Wed- inson, Es, seconded by Andrew ev artlepool and Darlington have struck for
neasday the 17th Jany., to avoid troub- Turnbul, Esq. Nays.-G. S. Tucker, an advance of 7J per cent. in their wages.
ling them on Thursday, but finding W. T. James, J. Harnett. Yeas-B. Arabi Bey insists that the Egyptian chain-
that about half past nine o'clock, the E. Dickinson, Andrew Turnbull, C. C. ber of Notables shall vote its budget scheme;
four-penny Stam were all sold, he Keane, T. N. Dill, A. M. Oudney. Cherif Pacha', resignation is expected. ,
sent to the Poet OiSe to purchase twen- The"motion being carried, it may The British shipRoxellana, from Hull for
ty shillings worth of that kind, and the now be said that the Shed is virtually San Francisco, was burned at sea ; the crow
reply came bak,;" you eatunot get them." thrown open to the public. I an- landed at Port Stanley.
Mr. Jackson then w.,nt over and receiv- derstand'that the mover and support- Iroquois has not accepted for the Lincoln
M a on n te Handicap or Foxhall and Sachem for tilde
a similar reply even half an hour -before ers of this motion were thereby i- oim ad br an
the window was the Public, and pressed with the conviction that the rs. CathrineBrach, the oldest peron i ,
wae also told by the Pot Oice Clerk, hed Act did not give the Corporation Boston, died yesterday, aged one hundr
"I have something els to :do besides power to allot the wharf-space under and eleven years.
humbugging with you." NoW certainly, the Shed, notwithstanding I have The London Times, speaking of Mr. Tree-
I am not surprised at his refusing to since learned they are not borne out cott's mission of mediation in the South
purchase Stamps there, especially as I am n this, in a opinion given by one of American war, says that Englishmen must
also told there is nothing allowed for our learned legal practinion git y onersregard the attempt with sincere good will.
selling them. Five per cent., I under- our earned lega practitioners. Russia is contemplating the annexation of
stand, is allowed to any purchaser of 5 AIt is predicted by some few that the Corea, on the ground of the insecurity of
worth, by taking the receipt to the Re- result of the majority's action (Cor- Russian possessions in the Pacific and China's
ceiver General's Office. For the Public portion) in the decision arrived at, warlike attitudle.
convenience, why cannot a window be will bring about "confusion worse con- The Czar disapproves of the restrictions
open in the Post Office, where Stamps founded," and serious injury to the on the Jews suggested by the commission,
can be purchased, as in other countries, farmers. Be this as may, if it is asd has ordered that they be represented at
at nearly all hours? clear that the Corporation has no future sittings.
Yours, &., power to allot to a few A fire 65 and 67 Union street, Boston, on
S, power to allotthe Shed space to a few Tuesday night caused a loss of $12,000 to '.
February 1 1 82t individuals to the exclusion of hun- D. Cobb & Bro., wholesale grocers, and $8,-
ary h, dreds of other persons-I need not 000 to Coehran, McLean & Co.
NoTr.-The abcwe came too late for sa farmers alone-I cannot see what It is stated that there are no less than
insertion last week.-[ED. N. E.] other course was open to them to act 60,000 armed soldiers in Ireland, yet
To the Editor fthe Nw Era. otherwise than the majority did, and agrarian outrages do not seem to deo
I believe they have the approval of crease.
space in your liberal, therefore a small the public generally, less the few who The Union General Bank of Paris,
paper--to draw the attention of the think otherwise. understand that it France, has been obliged to suspend
" public" to a matter of vast importance, is hinted that the majority will not its payments. A profound sensation-
which by and by-and even at present likely hold seats there after this year, has been caused thereby.
is causing no small stir"-and no few but my opinion is they are the men The Land commissioners are making re-
changes in the "parish books" in some you should keep in office. Avoid hav- markable reductions in rents, amountinig o.
districts-I mean the OOMiG ELECTION. ing a "Ring" Corporation, now the forty-tive y er ceit. in many cme; Renry
The question which will present itself to Shed Rmg is broken.George the frot in landquestion
the intelligent and conscientious free-Yours, &c., Laud LeTu o Tiis admit, that the
holder, who wishes to discharge his dutyhaoe iu i &t sow L tea oi dir a uldtt. b bt
to his country is tho we im- A. FRIEND TO JUSTICE.. failmle of s ie Union Geuri n PArnbtri
pending election "shall he give his sup* Feby. 13, 1882. newa s *'Ciati*,1 says that the .uuoey #aW
V~'*'COtuJ-i hA UV~flh der oseSts an m ivt. inA *erca s'u i

alienable share of the supreme power,
and is answerable 'Th his proportion for I oa I t
the wise exercise of that power-it is ___
not incumbent upon every citizen to be
a politician, but the intelligent exercise ii Durin the past few days, the
of his franchise is his inevasible duty. weather has been somewhat chilly,
It is not my intention here to weigh the with less of sunshine, and calm; but,
relative merits of any particular repre- nevertheless, excellent winter weather.
sentative. But to give the present re- Prices of Bermuda Produce
presentatives a fair trial, it cannotbe too in New York on the 9th instant
strongly urged upon the freeholder to Potatoes, $6 to $7 per barrel. Beets
study closely the positions taken up by $2.75Potatoes, $6 to $7 per barrel. Beets,
each Member of the present House. $1 per
And, on the other hand, we hear of men, box Onions not quoted.
not sought 'out by the people for any i The Steamer Courland,"
particular qualification, (except igno- from England, arrived here on Tues-
rance) but who are- really putting them- day last, bringing with her several
selves forward as the future represen- cers and men besides government
tatives." Now it behooves the public office, andrchants
to look closely into these men. It is not stores, andthe goods for merchants.
fair to the present members-men who Durng the voyage she experienced
have served you in the past-who may rough weather, she is expected to leave
have unwittingly voted for acts that on Thursday next.
have done harm, but, who have at the jg s The sad news has reached Ber-
same time given to us acts fraught with muda, of the death of the wife of Capt.
benefits to the public, Is it fair to cast Carpenter, and daughter of the present
aside these men for the untried promises Governor of these Islands. Shortly
of every place hunter? In' our next water their marriage, which took place
house we want men pledged to REFORM- last May, they removed to England,
men who, understanding where the pre- thence to India, where, after a short ill-
sent acts have failed, will, with prudence ness, the sad event occurred on Christ-
and decision, remove these failures. mas day, last.
Now are these men that are putting
themselves forward, the .persons to do The hull of the bark "Der
this? Blackstone says, "How unbe- Sud," (Ger.) from New York for Ge-
coming it appears in members of the le- noa, which pat into Bermuda in dis-
gislature to vote for ,a new law, 'who tress, and there condemned ly survey,
are utterly ignorant of the old." But was sold at public auction Jan. 18 for
how much worse it would be for men to 220; purchased by Capt. W. H.,
be elected to make "laws" when they Meyer. Her cargo (oil)' will be for:-
are "really" "breaking" those already warded to destination by the Nor-
made-not at their own" expense, but wegian bark Kong Carl.
at the "cost" of their "parish" and "coun-
try." When outsiders look at our go-Death of J. A. Childress.-The
" House" they tell us that our represen- "Republican," a Tennesse paper, an-
tations are socially and commercially ounces the death of Mr. J. A. Chil-
wrong-that there are too many coMms- dress of pleuro pneumonia on the 10th
SION MERCHANTS and SHOb-KEEPERS in the of last month, Mr. Childress will be
" HOUs" and not enough FARMERS. At remembered by Bermudians as one of
present it seems that men go to Parlia- the proprietors of the late Bermuda
ment to benefit themselves, and they do Chronicle," and a member of the firm
not care a straw about the country, so of Kempe and Childress, formerly of
long as they feather their own nests. Hamilton. Mr. Childress has left'a
Yours, &c., wife whom he married in Bermuda,
P. P. and 4 children to mourn their loss.-
February 11th, 1882. "Colonist."
To the Edior of the New Era. J3 At a meeting of the Members
IDEAn RST.-Allow me to chronicle of the Town Council. last Tuesday

a very important meeting of the Cor- forenoon, the Farmers' Petition with
portion' of this town, during the past respect to the Shed Question was duly
week, which' meeting, I believe, was considered and discussed, after which
held mainly to take into consideration a resolution was moved and seconded,
the vexed Shed allottment question. that the.Sheds be 'open to the public.
I understand that 'an Honorable A counter resolution was also moved
Member of that body attended armed and seconded, that the present ar-
with very carefully-prepared statistics, rangements of the Sheds remain un-
toWaid him in proving to the other mem- changed. The main motion was put
hers that, notwithstanding the several to vote, and was carried by two of a
petitions (one from each parish, before majority-5 voting for it and 3 against
the Corporation, having the signatures thereby giving to farmers an equal
of over 500 persons appended thereto) I privilege with others.

A wme(t successful meeting in behalf of the
p 'rseute't Jews of Russin w,,s held in New'
Yo-rk. 6lqiirniit sypaetehw wirta dell-
vered and resolutions of sympathy and pro-
t *st adopted.
Nearly thirty thousand sleighs pass64
through the giutes of Central Park yesterday.
The lakes in the Pnrk are thoro highly frozen
and if the weather continues favorable the
ball will be raised to-morrow for skaters.
Trouble is apprehended from the Indians
near the cattle ranches at lPort calagarry.Iin -
the Canadian Northwest, and the mounted
police at that point are. being reinforced
from Fort Walsh.
The French column oppratinq in South-
ern Algeria marched 125 k lometres ii tlhr~e
days and captured 1),Oo sheep and 6,000
camels and killed 90 tribesmen beyond Ne-
Mr. Brand, the speaker of the House of
Coimmojs has expressed himself in favor of
the cloture. Sir Charles Dilke is hopeful of
some result from the labors of the Treaty
An official despatch from Tunis asys :-
"The whole Regency is quiet. The entire
Hammumo tribe, comprising 1,000 tent;,
has returned to its territory and commenced
paying arrears of taxes and war contribu-
tion." '
Since Thursday the amount of bullion i.,
lie Bank of France has increased by 40,000,-:
OOf ; the Ministerial statement declares that
the financial situation demands certain pro-
cautions; a Hanover baker has committed
A Catholic journal of Madrid publishes an
appeal to the Spanish nation, declaring that
the Pope is persecuted, despoiled and held
at prisoner by the sectarians of liberalism,
that the Pope desires the Spanish pilgrim-
age to Rome.
At Lockport, N. Y., on Thursday night
the flour mills of Thornton & Chester, Ar-
nold & Little and Oliver Gibson were burn-
ed. Assistant Chief Engineer George Woods
was cut off by the fire and compelled, asa!'
last hope to jump from the sixth story. He
was killed almost instantly. Other firemen
were injured. The loss is $100,000.
The Rev. W. W. Dowd,. of Port Chester,
N. Z who recently petitioned the directors
of the New York, New Haven and Harlem
River road to be allowed the privilege of
reading a portion of the crip'tures, sing
and engage in prayer in the rear car of each
morning train coming into thip city has been
denied that privilege.
The French Government, upon learning
that the Supreme Court of Guatemala had
acquitted the soldiers charged with assault-
ing the Secretary of the French Legation
on November 7, refuse to receive the Envoy
of Guatemala. A frigrate has been. ordered
to Guatemala to demand satisfaction 10,0000:.
francs indemnity and the imprisomont of
the assailants.
The Government of Russia iscontemplat-
ing the annexation of Ceorea on the ground
of the insecurity of the Russian possessions
in the Pacific and the warlike disposition of
China Japan favor the plan, and it is calcu-
lated that the United States will not inter-
fere in favor of China consequence of the
bad feeling against the Chinese prevalent in
The Calcutta correspondent of tho
S"Times" telegraphs as followI :-'Ac-

! F UE a N'*P!4 W -* E I? t, /I *

THE E! ERd.i

por aing to .all accounts the Ameer of
Afiganistau is developing a ferocity
worthy of his most blood stained pre-
dec essor.. A.reign of terro prevails
at C(abul, where 1,000 persons are im-
priaioed for political offences."
IVAsmNoTON, February 7-Secretary
Hunat received the following this morning
from 8t. Petersmrg:"''' ,I
"'Danenhauer telegraphs:" "Report my
arr ival with- 'hie seamien. 'We wero sick
bat. are better. De has been traced to
a diefininte dloeality, which Melville and the
Rtissians are searching for irdlently. If the
dhip in' not found before Spring, may I
carter a steamer and search the coast and
islands between the rivers Olensk and Koly-
znu ? 1I yes, send t Lo iictive line officers to
assist. The c-,op)erat ion of the authorities is
hearty and intelligent."
London, Feb. 1st.--The commis-
sionersuinder the Land act made re-
luction in rent yesterday. The rent
of a farm 6on ord Egmont's property
was reduced omin 84 to 33, and the
rents of several others were reduced
forty-fie, per cent. At a conference
of t h,4:and, Nationalization Society
Mr. Henry Geoa'ge, of America, said
it was imperative that the question
must come to the front in England,
as it had dbne in" Amer-ica and Ire-
land, private property in land was so
unjust that it mua'taltogether be abol-
The counsel for the President's as-
seassin are still struggling in his be-
hajf. ,Application for a new trial has
been made, and on the 30th instant
the District Attorney applied to the
Court- to fix a 'day for the hearing of
the arguments 'in 'favor of a new
Mr. Scoville has appealed to the
American .public, to furnish him
with funds to prosecute the appeal in
Guiteau's behalf. .
Mr. Reed, Scoville's associate coun-
sel, thinks' that all has been done that,
can be' done, and that the public cla-
mour demands Guiteau's execution.
A Philadelphia, who pos-
sesses a process for arresting decay
in meats, fruits or vegetables by sub-
jecting them to a certain continuous
even temperature in a refrigerating
chest, has proposed to take Guiteau's
body as oon as, he has been hanged,
subject it to this process in a box with
glass sides. exposing it to the view,
and thento.Qexhibit it in America and
England giving the relatives of the
corpse on a half of the proceed. A
speculaor ;in'St Louis has offered $5,-
000 for the body.
*'- *"* < *

At Bel bice, British Guiana, on 7th Jany.
S 188', after a shortillness, JoHn D. DicxIN-
so, Esq., of Bermuda, (of the firm of
r^ 'l TMfessrs. J. E. Perot & Co.) aga 36 years,
leaving a bereaved wife and two children,
father, mother, brothers, sisters, and a large'
ATEST NEW S. circle of other relatives and friends to
L AIXS J W S. lament his death.
Five boot es so ar have been taken
out of the riis of the Worlds" Build- $ i 9 p i l ag
ings in New York. & S pi
The Steamer IEdm", referred to last I "ELLIGEN Ch.
week a. having drifted away from the IN TELLIGEN CE.
"Persiaa Moni re ," has arrived at New PORT OF HAMIL'l ON.
CoAL MINE : DISASTER.-A fearful Feb. 7-Stmr. Courland, Young, London;
explosion 'ceured in a shaft of the goods.for merchants and government saorve.
Midlothia.n CoalPits, of Virginia, Feb. 13-Mail Steamer Orinoco, Fraser, New
3rd. Avolumeofsmok,ciniders,Fwood York; mails and general oargo.-Agents.
3rd. A volume of smok, cinders, wood Trott & Cox.
and cask burst, fprth, intense excite- CLEARED.
ment prevails asit was known that a Feb 11-Steam Tug Reliance, Lessenr,
large number .of men were at work in Wilmington, Delaware.
the Pit, which is over 12000 feet deep.
The Pit eveitubally took fire, and the PORT OF ST. GEORGE.
bodies of at least 32 miners have pe- ENTERED.
rifhed. Feby. 7-Barque Eliza Barsa, Hollis.
Ic DIs ATERs.-Three weeks ago 9 New York ; cattle, &c., to Trott & Cox.
s'kiffs with their c6fws- about 50 men- 9-BBarque George 8. Renoufe. Aempro
Dlft Porte de Grave, Newfoundland, to Hava; in distress, 400 tons iron ore.--
proceed to Top-sail on the South Side. Agents, W yand& Co.Ain ro
!hy i*Senrch of timber, and when 10-Spanish Btigt. Rosario, Asin, from
y were in rch oftmber, and when New Yorkbound to Frontero, Mexico; in
having completed their work started on distress; Agent, J. S. Darrell.
Cheir return home, but were caught in Barque John H. Robinson, Olstor, from
the ice floes. Seven of the crews, after Fernandina, Floridi, bound to Buenos
a terrible timse of suffering and labor, Ayres : in distress ; cargo p. p. lumber.-
succeeded with their united force to It- Agent, John S. Darrell.
berate their skiffs and drag them over CLEARED.
the ice, passing alternately through o Feb 11-British Brig JaneE Hala, fr'oy
water slatches 'amid a drifting snow Poto Rico, bound to Halifax; laden with
storm, and eventually reaching the har- sugar; in distress: agent, J. S. Darrell.
tor ad eventually reaching the har- EMORADA.
bor of killegrewsin saftey. MEMO.RANDA.,
The other t06 b'0oats' were completely The barque "Sir Geo. Seymour" ar-
encased and closed in amid the ice, and rived at London.
their crews perished amid those desolate PASSENGES
--to be a united conspiracy in motion in n the Mai-steaer.inoco, on Sunday
last, from New York., Messrs. B. F. 'ray.
24 counties of Ireland. It is a semi- Ii. W. Mason, H. Twitchell, Robert Mc-
Fenian and Ribbon Associations, divi- Creery, E. A. Meyers., R. D. ('ox, Mrs.
ded intn battalions, squads, &c. An Cox, Dornitt, Mrs. Dornitt, Capt. J. 11.
oath binds the members to be faith- Allen, Mrs. Griffiths, D. 8. I lines, Mrs
ful to each other, andobletheir supe- Hines,E. P. George, Mrs. George, 1MAbs
or o ersin er g ithot George, A. L. Dennis. W. E. Dennis, W
rior officers. in everytng without Ackerman and wife. Miss Ackerman Miss L.
question. ThIt object is to deter per- M. Carter, Miss Dennis and maid, Mrs.
sons from paying rent, to administer Muller, Mrs. E. Tompkins, Mr. and Mrs.
punshmedt. to those who disobey its Leednam, Dr. Theo. Onterbridge, Mrs. J
r ... 1 3 F. Cowdery, Mrs. G. G. Smith, Mrs. C.
orders, and also' to enlist large body Vanorden, Mrs. G. A. Beardsley nd two
of men to be properly drilled and fit children, G. A. Beardsley.-2nd Cabin, Ed-
for service when the time of revolt ar- ward Artenay, H O'Brien.
I es. 'i.,Unclaimed Letters.

EAED 'TO BE Joao de Amaral MrsFaresAnderson.
HUNG ON FI, AY,,JUN 30, 1882. Wm Brown, Barquentine "Julia A Brown,"
Mr. Scoie's 'motio i for a new Jose F Carollo Schr "Kit Carson," Schir
m. 1ove .,motio i t ia new .. "Golden City," R D Davis, Jose de S Dalo.
-trial was overirleAd-andthe -District vice, Joao JFereira, Elizabeth Foler, George
Attorney asked theCount to pass sen- Gomez,' Wm I lowell, Capt Hooper, Benj
tence in occordsaice"with the 'verdict. 'Inniss, M NNunes M J Niccolls. Mrs J H
The court then asked th,e prisoner if, snth, Stzel, (Paget), Henry D Smith,-
he had any*thinF't "- hy-'sentancei Richd Smith, Lucy Trott. Jos Toleman,
o uld. n..o be 4p8 H-W re- IBrig" H Trowbridge, Thomas E Trott, Bark
should Hnors' pronou.o., H ..e-.- "'Win Wilaon," Geo B White, Thomas P
ponde was :-I am not guiltyof the.i .Williams.
dWrgM st forth in th'e inlictmeot.I Poet Ofice, Hamilton, Feb. 10,1888.

It was God's act, not mine, and God
wlll tike care of it, and every officer
of this Government from the Execu-
tive down to that marshall taking in
every man on the Jury, and every
member of the Bench will psy for it,
and the American Nation will roll in
blood if my body goes into the .ground
Sand I am hung. The Jews put Christ
into the grave. For the time they
triumphed, but at the destruction of
Jerusalem 40 years afterwards the
Almighty got even with them. I am
not afraid of death! I am here as
God's man, and I have been so from
the start!
Judge Cox then proceeded to pass
sentence-and closed up as follows-
you shall be taken hence to the com-
mon jail of the district, and there be
kept in confinement, and on Friday
the 30th of June you will be taken to
the place prepared for the execution
and there hanged by the neck until
you are dead, and may the Lord have
mercy upon your soul. As the last'
solemn words fell from the Judge's
lips the prisoner exclaimed :-" And
may God have mercy upon your soul!
I had rather stand where am than
where that Jury does, or where your
Honer does! I am not afraid to die!
'Confound you." he cried, violently
struggling with the' Deputy Marshals.
who were endeavoring to repress him;
--" Leave me alone! I am here as
God's man! God Almighty will curse
every man who has had anything to
do with this act. Nothing but good
has come from Garfield's remove,
That is the reason God wanted him
removed. I'd rather a thousand times
be in ny position than with those
devils who have.hounded me to death,
I will have a flight to glory, but Cork-
hill and the others will have a per-
manent job below-I will go to glory
when the Lord wants me to go. &c.
The prisoner for some moments
continued to shower anathemas upon
the Court and in order to silence
him marshal Williams clapped his
mouth, the police officers clasped the
hand-cuffs upon his wrists and was
soon afterwards led to the Van and
eventually placed in jail, where a
strong guard was placed over him.
In this town, on the 1st instant, the wife
of Mr. Henry H. Gibson-a SoN.

On February 6th, 1882, at 1,609 Lexing-
ton Ave., by the Rev. Halsey Moore,
FRiDEixcx W. Aimom, of New York, to
AMIU 4UXANOB WOOD, eldest daughter of
Edwin B. and Sarah B. Darrel, of Bermnda.
S ."

And a

great many other Articles
will appear at the Sale.

HamilIon, F*by. 13, 1882.

Wanted Immedi-
A YOUNG LAD (White) between
12 and 15 years of age, to learn
Hair Dressing Business.
Apply to the Undersigned.
2nd Story (Above EMPORIUM),
PITT'S Buildiugs.
Front. Street, Hamilton,
Feby. 13th, 1882. J

Notice This'.
shortly, I shall be obliged if 'all
Persons holding 'CLAIMS against nme
will present them for SETTLEMENT,
before the
21st o MA i.
And these who are OWING me, will
ulese come frwamd, previous 1io that
date, and SETTLE their ACCOUNTS.'
Reid Street.
HTamilton, Feby. 13th, 1882.

For Sale,
One side BAR-TOP
also, a good assortment of canned
goods, Hams, Lard, Butter. &c, &c.,
a Variety of fine Harness, &c;.,
Cheap For Cash.
J. B. STAHL, &Co.,.
east. Broadwvay.
Hamilton, Feb. 13, 1882.

New York Mail Steamer.


Captain FPASER.
Will Leave the Port of IHamil-
ton for Grassy Bay
At 8, a. iM.,

16th February, 1882,
And is to leave Grassy Bay as soon as
the Mails, to be despatched from Ham-
ilton at 1 p. m. on that date, reach her.
The "Orinoco" is to leive New York
on the 23rd February for Return.
Passengers are respectfully requested
to be on board here at 7.30 a.m.., 16th,
Breakfast will be served on board.
Freight, I'arxels, and. Specie ,on
Freight, will be received until 6 'p.m.
15th February.
Shippers are requested to take no-
tice that separate receipts will be
signed by the Purser for Barrels Po-
tatoes, Boxes Onions, Boxes Beets
and Boxes Tomatoes and must be
presented ready for his Signature,
duly dated and in order, throughout
the Crop Season.
Hamnikon, Bermuda, 14th Feby., 1882!

Hamilton, Jany. 31 1882.

r IllE UNDERSIGNED won1d inform.
L the PUBLIC that lhe has increased
hisi ACCOMODATION by having Rented that
large Building adjoining the well-known'
East, and has converted it into a
Public House!
,The Interior has undergone a, thorough
change, a'id comprises a number of excel-
lent ROOMS, well furnished, and tifted
out for BOARDERS.
The other House has also undergone a
thorough repair, and 'several new Rooms
With ample convenience and accoine-
dation, and being situated ip a fine palt
of the Town, VISITORS fro:n abrod
would find .it a 'comfortable and please nt
place to reside at.
Stonehaven Hotel & Boardinghouse.
Hlamilton, Jany. 31, 188f.

Delicious Sweet Oranges,
Yams, Cocoanuts,
T he above iave arrived, and are
;for..Salc by
O, po. io Post Oekuce
HNamilton, Feby. 7, 1882.

All Alction Goods
Sent for Sale under
MRstPay % ., er, ell
If Said Limits Cannot be ob-
Hamilton. Jany. 2, 1882,

Just Received,
Brown COTTONS, White SHiRTS,
Wo sted PETTICOATS-very cheap,
ULSTERS and JACKETS-very cheap.
IjISH GU ANO-cheap,
Porto Rico SUGAR-superior to Vaca.
un pan.
Hamwilton, Feby. 6th, 1882.

For Sale,
ZULU WATER,-a choice Perfume,
New & Second-hand FURNITURE.
That Wonderful Machine

Something Worth Seeing.

Also AGENT for
IVE i, Stomach, and Pectoral PADS
L.. Absorptive PLASTERS,
Absorptive SALT for Foot Baths,
&o., &G., &c.
Opposite Post Office.
*Irailton, Feby. Ith, 1882.

The celebrated Lady Finger,
Vanilla, Cream-Bar, Demi Lune,
Star Lemon, Nic Nacs &c,.
Constantly fresh and crisp

Cincinnati Sausage,
Head Cheese, or Brawn,
Dutch Head Cheese,
(Genuine Edam)

If you wish Coffee unadulterated with
Chicory or other substances, Call at
-xthAM ebIMuT $T BET.
Next the Melbourne House.


Ireland Island,


Saturday Evening,

At .7 ma;
W. MORGAN, W., '. '

The Forest Lake

lee Cemnp'v
ESPECTFULLY inform the In-
habitants of Bermuda that owing
to the Building of a
They are compelled to discontinue the
supplying of ICE until the new Build-
ing is completed, which will ,be on or
about the
5ath February Next,
When the supply will be continued
throughout the year.'
East Broadway.*-
Deer. 27th, 1881.

Two Thousand Bushels
Hard Stone Lime
In Quantities to suit Pur-
Orders promptly attended to.
Paget, Jany. 11th, 1882.-3ms.


2 Superior
Suitable for Carriage, Cart, or
1 very Superior Family

Trots Quickly,
Very Gentle, and can be attended
by a Child, without risk. "
Any Ordinary Trial -iven.
No Reasonable Offer Refused.
25 Front reet.
Hamilton, Feby. 6, 1882.


NOW Receiving by
Steam-Ship Beta, From Halifaxt.
*IffRUMS Superior CODFISH,
Boxes of Smoked HERRINGS,
-All of which will be sold very
cheap for cash.
B. W. WALKER & C.,
25 Front Streekt
Hamilton, Jany. 23, 1882.

(Worker in Cane)
Is prepared to clean and put in order'


.Also Polish them .., ,
He guarantees to give satisfaction
A esiltlrAR

N ear the Rectory, PIget.
Paget, Feby. 14, 1861.

'I'/,; '



By Public Auction
At 12 o'clock, M.,
O(n Thursday,
Next, the [6th Feby.,
N1 4 Hhds. Edinburgh ALE,
30 Tubs BUTTER-5 Ibs. each,
1000 Lbs. Superior COFFEE;,
21 las. Table POTATOE3,
8 Tins LARD, 3 Boxes BLUE,
50 Grows Comb MATCHES,
10 Boxes Crown SOAP,
8 Pickled BASS,
3000 Four ft. 6 in. PAI.INGS
5 Tubs Dockyard GR EAE,
'Tins Vanity Fair' TO1ACCO-''- Ib. ea.,
Beet, Cui e umb er, nd:o4her
SEEDS-imnported last Fall,
10 BIs Kerosene OL,11
1000 Superior Bed BRICKS,
12 W1NDOW BL ,IN DI -akippad
contrary to order,
2 Bl)s. COPI'ERAS,
4 Tins (5 gals. each) Boiled LlPseod
O IT ,. .
Wonmems and Misses HOOP SKIRTs,
xlen's and Women's BOOTS & SHOES,
Sundry Articles of Household


x S. S. "Orinoco,"
From Vew, York
A Fresh Stpply of
Smoked' BEEF ,,
Corned BEEF, and Ox TONGUES,
Souted Pigs FEET,
Potted HA.M, TONGUE and BEEF,
PecanAs and Pea NUTS. SOA P.
STARCH, BISCUITS of all kinds,
4'anned MEATS,
&0., &., &c.

Hamilton, Jany. 30,




AN there be any Articles in the
Market more suitable for Presents
than those offered by the Undersigned?
HUSBANDS, before Purchasing a
Piece of Jewelry, &c., consider if one
of the
The Best ia Use, which will do one
Week's work in one day, thereby giving
time to 'rest and enjoy the Holidays, is
not the best to take home ?.

Young Men and Maidens,
If you wish to give your FRmENDs a
present that will interest and
instruct them on various
subjects of importance,
Get them one of the valuable works,
that cost' less, and will be appreci-
ated more and last longer than
Our Ce3tnaury'-
The Pictorial History of
the World,
:By ,McCA.ABE,
Oer 1,200 Pages and 650 Engravings.
The Encyclopedia of
Business & Social Forms,
Crowded with information on all
Subjects of Interest.
The HISTORY of that Great and
Good Man,
Jrames A. Garfield,
Late President of the United States.
Young Men, read and learn how a boy
In poor circumstances may rise to the
Shad of one of the greatest Nations of the
Wmily Bible,
With over 2500 Illustrations.
A Marriage Certificate, Album, &c.
,PATHERAF-procure one for the Young
S Folks.
TOUNG MEN taking the responsibility
of Families-r-you will need one.
CHILDREN-prove to the Old Folks
that they are not forgotten
by you, by giving them
the best and most instruc-
tive of all Presents,
of ft rated Family Bible
Opposite Post Office.
Jiamilton, Jan. 9, 1882.

B. H-. 4uE E &,
General Dry Goods,

Under the

Jt ew Store!

New Goods,.'

Cheap Prices 1



Gent's Furuishiug,
Hats, Caps and Shoes.


January 9, 1882.


Pianos, Organs,

Repaired and Tuned
Warwick, Septr. 26, 1881.






H AVING lately received orders to
Found great difficulty and much loss
in doing so.
We have decided to make a special-
F COWS on Commission. Any
person wishing to sell a Cow will
please communicate with us, giving a
description of the Cow, how many;
Calves had, what quantity of milk
given per day, &c., the price wanted,
and where she can be seen.
Persons wishing to purchase, can,
by calling at our Olih., 25 Front
Street, have a reliable description of
COWS for sale, and the price of each ;
and as we have spacious -en,.- ,-, Lots
adjoining our Stores, Cows will be
quite safe and attended to, should they
have to stay in Town over night, when
sent for delivery.
All Sales will be for CASH on deli-
B. W. WALKER & Co.
Hamilton, Nov. 21, 1881.

P .. '*

Watches, Clocks,

2 a (im .I rin IY7 R

Georges, ,iFA NI? f.)

Every Tuesday and Friday.
Temporary Office :
Redan) House--upstairs.
Office Hours from 10 to 4.
Hamilton, 1st Novr., 1881.

Received per "Orinoco,"
LADIES' Kid BOOTS-button and.
Gent's Pinch Calf Skin BOOTS,
Morocco ditto,
Calf Skin SHOES,

&c., &c., &c.
Hamilton, Jan. 30, 1882.

(East End Hamilton)
Begs respectfully to invite Public atten-
tion to his First Class Stock of

And to elicit a share of their patronage.
New Stock of
m mnTi~ig m lIil .


Among which will be found: U u l i a u u U
RESS GOODS-very cheap, t. st LeOelved.
French CORSETS-some large, 1 t E t A S
FANCY GOODS, &c., Coff es
Geut' Good Ready-made CLOTHING
of all sorts,
Dress SHIRTS, Working SHIRTS, S M 0 K E D M E A T S!
BRACES, Cardigian JACKETS, an
SOCKS, COLLARS, Hams and Bacon,
.40 Bls.*New Portland CEMENT
Ss. 6d., CEMENT Biscuits and Confeclionery,
FISH POTS. Fish Pot WIRE, Jellies. Nuts, Spices,
CROCKERY WARE in great variety,' Canned FRUITS and MEATS
COBDn-z's BATS, BALLS, STUMPS, of all descriptions.
English STARCH, CANDLES, hIome Ilade Bread
TEAS, Cheap CIGARS, 4s. 4jd. per
Bags :jICE-1 ..6d. 100 lbs, &c., &c., &c.
8s. 6d. fpr 50 lbs. 4s. 6d. @pet NOTE.--All J. E. B.'s GOODS are
Fishil LINES, 110KS,. of Superior Quality and are offered
1. Oil LAMPS, and ia Great 'Variety of at the Lowest Possible Prices for
other GOODS-all at Very Low CASH.
m Prices. .'lto .1. Hamion, De. 0, J.8E.8B.
hamilton, bf. 19th, 1881. Hamilton, Dec. 20,1881.



HEALFP Chests Oolong TEA'
M'S -very cheap,
Cases Q,,rter Tins SARDINES,
Boxes Asorted PIPES-1 gross
Cases Card MATCHES, 10 gross
Assorted TAMS. per 10 dozen or
Front Street, Hamilton.

A_.JC7eccic Labora-

rN rh'I FELDD.

r inIE PROPRIETOR of this Estab-
A. .:. ,.,t guarantees SATISFACTION in
General RE EPAIRS to Pianofortes,
I tirmiionins, Pirior Organs, Concertinas,
Accordeons. Flutinas, Fiddles, Flutes, COn-
rionet;, SEV. ING MACHINES, Orguin-
ettes, Cobinettos, REVOLVERS.
BANJOS nmde to order or Imported.
Fancy CABINET Work, Furniture up-
Kerosene I A ViPS and Broken GLASS
and CHINA repaired.
SlO(;.S and BANNERS Painted to
o Bad Work-but sound Work,
waran ted.
Capabilities wpil known.
sitss all parts of the Island, by order.
Does not mention all Work here.
Aik your next door Neighbor whether
he was satisfied with the work done for
him by
Pagct, Jany. 2, 1882.


and lots of useful articles

Just Received
Comprising in all the finest stock of
Holiday Goods
Ever offered in Bermuda.
An early call and inspection is respectfully
solicited by
*Watchmnker & Jeweler.
Hamilton, Bermuda, Deer. 6,1881.

Mas just OpeBue&





Tins Roast Beef, Mutton, Duck,
Chicken, Goose,
Potted Ham, Beef and Tongue,
Bottles Assorted PICKLES, Red Cab-
bage and SAUCES,
Corned BEEF in Tins,
BISCUITS of all kinds,
SUGAR-white and brown,
FLOUR, Tins Cocoa & Milk.

Chocolate and Milk, FRY'S COCOA,
Green and Burned COFFEE,
Oatmeal, Oilmeal, Corn Meal,
Flaxseed, Linseed Meal,
Bottles of SYRUPS of all flavors,
Bottles of PYE FRUIT, Damson,
Gooseberries, Cranbevrries, Green-
gages, Rhubarb Plums, Cherries,
&c., &c,
Tins of FRUITS in Syrups, Cherries,
Peaches, Plums, Pears. Pineapple,
Strawberry, Apples, and Apricots,
JAMS of all flavors,
oz. Bottles of ESSENCES Lemon,
Raspberry, Vanilla, &c., &e.,
Condensed MILK,
Tartanric ACID-powdered,
HAIR Oil.-assorted flavors,
Fine Olive OIL, CURRIE, powdered in
CLOVES, ALMONDS in and out of
Jars Preserved GINGER, SAGO,
OATS, BRAN. &c., &c.
Corner of Victoria Street,
and East Broadway.
Hamilton. Jan. 9, 1882.'

j .3


]IEi~M t,


English and American Staple
Fancy Groceries,
&c,, &c., &c,

emncf Biscuits,
Choice Selections of


t ,r& C lalk's
Smoked Meats.

A Lot of Useful Articles

i* I' .D

Ware., &c.
&C.y &CO

Nest to the Melbourn House.
I!, ii,.i', Sptember 26, 1881.

Flair Dressing Hall.

FRED. DA VIS, Hair Dresser &c.
Formerly of Boston, U.S.,
For their liberal patronage dur-
ing the past year,
And at all times ready during the day
and evening to devote his
services to them,
who may favor him with their patronage.

h ving and Hair Cutting
Executed with neatness and dis-


Outside Orders,
If not from too great a distance,,



At the shortest notice.

In MR. T. H. PITT'S Bnildings,
Hamilton Bermuda.
Septr., 26,1881.-t .

Self-love is at once the most deli-
cate and the most tenacious of our
sentiments; a mere nothing will wound
it, but nothing on earth will kill it.
The influence of many good people
is undoubtedly much diminished by,
their want of that courtesy which has',,
been well called benevolence in szpaA ,
things. ,. ,
Life is a cruciable. We are thrown "'
iinto it, and tried. The actual weight
and value of a man are'expressedl
the spiritual substance of the man i
All else is dross.

1872-The Governer General of India,
Earl of Mayor, was assassinated.
1872--Bismarek's life was again attempt-
ed, this time by a man of the name of Wes-
'1873-An attempt upon the life of the
Emperor of Germany was made while he
was visiting St. Petersburgh.
1874-A man naned Kalfman attempted
to kill Bismarck at Kissengen. 1
1878, May 11-The Emperor William ,
Germany was shot at by Emile Henri Max
Hodel, alias Lehmann, the Socialist.
1878,June 2-While out riding the ruler
of Germany was again fired at, receiving
about thirty buckshot in the neck and face.
Dr. Nobeling was the would-be regicide.
1878 October 25-A socialist named Mon-
cas tried to murder the King of Spain.
1878, November 17-The life of King Htuma
bert of Italy was attempted by Passayante.
1879. April 14-Attempted assassination,of
the Cw at St. Peterburgh by one Solpjet.
1880,Tebruary 17-Attempt to kill the
royal family of Russia by blowing upl.the
Winter Palace. Eight soldiers were killed
and forty five wounded.
1880, April 17-A great deal of commo-
tion was caused by the discovery of poison
in some food intended for. the late O 'a"s
table. : ." : ;
1881, March 13-The Czar of Russiakill-
ed by a bomb. ;
1881, July 2-James A. Garfield, Presi-
bent of the United States, shot by Chas.J ....
Guitean in the Baltimore & Potrao PADe.pot
in Washington.
-0 -~

PYIE .1aE if 6 ER&Io

1801-The Emperor Paul of Russia was,,
strangled in his palace at St. Petersburgh. ..
1817, January 28-The Prince Regent
was fired at as he was driving to the
House of Lords to open Parliament. Hle
was not injured.
1820, February 13-The stabbing of the .
Due de Berri, father of the Comte 'd"o
Chambord, took place on the steps of th-bt
old Opera House at Paris.
1830-1848 Louis Philippe, King of
France, was fired at nineteen times.
1835, January 30-A man named Laws
rence tried twice to shoot" at President .
Jackson in Washington. The caps missed
fire in both instances. The President was
also at one time assaulted by Lieut.
1840, June-Edward Oxford. a lad 17
years of age, fired a shot at.Queen Victoria
wile she was driving with her husband
and narrowly missed her.
1842. June-A man named Francis at-
tempted the life of Queen Victoria on re-
turn from church, but the pistol missed
1842, July-A deformed man called
Bean attempted to shoot Queen Victoria.
1849, June 21-The Crown Prince of'
Prussia (now Emperor William) was attack-
ed at Minden.
1851, May 22-Sefalogue, a workmab,
shot at Frederick William IV., King of
Prussia, and broke his forearm.
1852, September 24-A conspiracy to
blow up Louis Napoleon at Marseilles,
with an infernal Machine containing 1,500
projectiles, was frustrated by the activity
of the police.
1853. February 17-The Emperor Fran-
cis Joseph of Austria was staobed in the
back by a Hungarian shoemaker named
1853, April 18-An attempt on the life
of Victor Emmanuel was reported to the
Italian Chamber.
1853, July 5--A second attempt vas made
on the life of Louis Napoleon while ou his
way to the Opera Comique.
1855. April 28-Giavanni Pianeri, an
Italian, shot twice at the French Xmperr
in the Tuileries Garden.
1856, April 18-Raymond !Puentes was ar-
rested in the act of firing upon Isablla,
Queen of spain.
1857. August 7-The Italian conspirators.
Tibaldi. Bartoletti and Grelli, arrived in
Paris with the intention of murdering the "
Emperor, but fell into the hands of the
police before their design could be executed.
1858, January 14.-Orsini, Gourte, Pieri
and Rndio made their famous attempt to
blow up the Emperor anti Empress of
France with bombshell while on their way to
the opera. The rulers escaped unharmed,
but more than one hundred of their escort
were killed and wounded.
1861, July 14-King William of Prussia
was shot at by Oscar Becker, a student at
1863, December 24-Another attempt on
the life of Napoleon was made by a band of
Italians assassins.
1865, Apiril 14-President Lincoln was
murdered in Ford's Theatre at Washington
by Wilkes Booth. Secretary Seward was
stabbed at the same time while lying at
home ill.
1866, April 6-A Rusisan named Katar-
asoff attempted Czar Alexander's life at St.
Petersburg. He was foiled by a peasant,
who was ennobled for the deed.
1866, May-Eugene Cohen fired five shots
at Bismarck, while the latter was walking in
Unter den Linden, in Berlin.
1867-The Czar's life was again attempted
by a Pole named Biazooki, during the great
Exposition, at a review in the Bois do Bou-
logne, at Paris.
1871-TThe life of Amadeus, then King of
Spain, was attempted.

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