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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
regular
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Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Bermuda -- Hamilton
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 2 (Oct. 15, 1884).
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Volume ID: VID00020
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" Dominion of Cainada. 3(d.
". United States-..... 2ld.
" West Indi; Islands.. 4d.
" British India ........... 5d/.
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NEWSPAPERS:
1.d. for eanch-not exceeding 4 ounces.
N,- -q.L.q" and I'eriodicals printed aund
published in Bermuda may be sent by Post
to any part of the Islands free of charge.

BOOK PA 'KETS :
Circulars and Prices Current, Hooks,
Pamphlets, Prints, Drawings, &c., to any
pairt of Bermuda-
Id. per 4 oz. ea. packet.
Limit of weight-3 lbs.
Book Packets of the above descriptions,
to Foreign Countries, Id. per 2 oz. each
Packet.. No such packet nmay exceed 24
iiches in length, or 12 inches in width ur
depth, or 2 lbs. in weight.L

POST CARDS:
Inland Post Crds are issued at d1. each,
and mNy be sent to any pr i t of ihe Islands.
',.,,:,;-', lost Cards are issued at 1-(d.
c7chi for transmission to the United King-
dore, United Sfates, and olher Postal Coun-
tries. --
R E Cr IS T i A 'T' ION.
.Letters "im y be 1:' I:, :;.- by .I '..'it:'
a fee of '2d. in addition to. the orIilnary
postage.


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in miniature -of tie Home Government.
Let it be well understood that Bermuda
is valuable to flur .1 solely as a mili-
tary and naval station, and the civil in-
habitants are m ere, accessories. The
ountry-, otherwise than as a station is of
no value to Britain, and doubtless the
old country would be E: -t lvy satisfied
were it entirely a military garrison. The
overno is .a soldier, -. all he seems
to do in reality is to grab all he can for
tary and navand ignore the people. Of

the same mend by derent acceans. Thus
one with military despotism rides rougof

anoh vaer, morto Brlitain, i- and whee-
dles and is a sjoles thier, self- important na-
to do ties likely to be trouble some ; but all
alike they usually gain their point, even
fc at first there seems to be difficulties
the sad.All then by different meand they are
many,e wh militaryy desbythism rides rou
ernment, an aare noppot chosen by the itted-
dle at all. Aost atlwas they are sent
out from England abed havtroublesome; bsyt mpa
thy ith the natives, who, on even
ifd, jsty there seegard these st. difficult as
interlojers whose Msle object is self-ag-
gahediz. Allm the those homey ap-
pomanty, a re 'ed by thvernor, Colonial-
11'crqetarColonial Surveyor, Colonial
Sis nastar, I. {ro o schools, (I c ,
entie t and are not hoseal. by he sub-
learst are usuallymost lwas the- are sent
K *. ..1 r in imita-
thio of the father Country, on two houses
of Pailiiament, 'in upper and a low(r.
'leb 1b a-w H 3ouse is elected by the3 '-
he, and, jusy reofard these i .t-siX s
A g-neradiz election takes lace every se-.
mi yer&, but the governorr inay dissolve
-ave'P n The Upper-
ii, ..QU)Y by the Crown and
Ilife. The officials
oi tes the Governor, arel
et, Colonial Surveyor., ColoniaHis








b!, sout 1. f. ni of
A +!Va- omtributesm nearly
She tther C to the country
!! ti. toine includingsal-
.- Iq 1I -! establisinent,
C.,f MY.i t.m.en- an upper 1and a loas.
the total population, including women
and childrei---who fornm the :.'. : pow
tion--- ls on is elected y--1 this amoiint, t a-
tax of over 1 z00 per head. Notwith-
standn, there is as continued craving
or increased sion talaries among these ofi-
theals. They ar always pla. nge, the pard
of Oliver wist,"asn for Uppore."
The office hours are f ro ten to four,a
like all similar office hours in larger
communities. The work is heonerally
babind, and, once in a while, an .1
such as the Colonial Secretary, entrust-
ed with funds belonging: to GHreat Bri-
tain, se edaddies," carrin with hinearly
a pWt," whici the Colonial Parliament,
who had nothing to do with chis ppont-ry
m'ent, Iand was -not t," ,ed any con-
trol over his accounts, is required to re-
fund. The opening of arcluding ismen
quite a gay sight, and is again a minia-
ture copy of the corresponding event atr
homeO per head. Notwith-
III.
The people ovesalariwhoes all the amount
ciswa, are by are always playing the unruly class
of Oliver Twistuppose. The bulk of the."
he offie hoars amore fromely, genial, to four,
going race itis. would bThe hard tok is .maginera.
'behindere arend, ome nabobsin a while, aput on 1airs--.',
such as they are Colonineally descended from
the powerful of th fanes belongiut they aret Bi-











only as a good foil for the unpretentious
many who, after alls, carrying the people ofhi
Bermuwho had nothing to do.wityh is ppoexercised as ant-
virtue to and waext noent becominged alasny con-
funms. Tunkne openiamong civilized people.n is
quite a inatercourse with the outer'ain a minia-
they havure littlcopy of that e cosuespondin event atnd
home.distrust which in larger communities
maThe one coidover everywhom all thone a kmounavet


goingtil rae it woulved anbe hardoesto imagine.. Oc-



Bermudcasionally their confidence is exercisplaed as a



casionally their confidence is misplaced,


and as years roll on this genial trait of
patriarchal simplicity is becoming more
and more a thing of the past. Very
much of what is called society dI.v-r i-ds
upon the army and navy, and tin, i,
here, as elsewhere, a not unmixed bless-


riter hadleft. the, .i .n. but, .- .






layed, or the publi i had .... e un-
Swonted haste, for i't appeared on the .'
spot i: time to bring down a deserved ; .






shower of odiu, _on the author. This
little ri i however, sooa .subsided,
riteir had'left the shamelti.es:.n, but, ui.who had
tateny, either the journalist was de-
layed, or the publisher hntimad made un-
such lonted haste, affor it appeared on the
spot in time to bring down a deserved
shower of odium onrc the author. This
little ripple, however, soon subsided,
and to-day those very members of the-
elite, who were so .',',:b:fuy held up to
ridicule by this shameless one who had
eaten of twhicheir salt, are as ready to re-
sume their former intimacies as if no
such lesson had been afforded them.
portanhe Church-with a big-hi C-of Ber-
muda, is the Church of England It is
more English than the most E m-i"
(Cathoics. at home. To belong to any
others a mark of bad taste adin to the
vity of which, I mbrust, none of, my rea-
ders, if they should go to Bermuda, will
be guilty. The next, in numerical im-
portance is thfive Wectorsan, which, with
its usual push and energy, has obtained
a firm tooting in the face of the most
unpropitious circumstances. Tii i-. are
a few F: -,,.'' _.! .,1, and a few Roman
Catholics. All churches receive a per

the Church wke: 'ness, is supp; according to the
census for of 1881, numbers In the, by this
method lheir son, whare is iny much the prish oelar-

parishes, with five rectors. Each rec-
tor has char o the sof ciritrseal interests
of two, parisirc.--.'- in the caseof
t. i .wonde ,. ,., ico ts size and'
pres'inted wickedness, s supposed to be
enough far w newspaper In the priwn of
pal of wilon, which is in the parish of Pen-
broak, there isa chatimel of ease, called
Trinity Church. This, of course, is the
:_ .5.-.,,,,-,:,...d e church.
for its editor a wonderful specimentr prod-
ces four weekly newsii apers, the princi-
pal of which, "The Royal Gazette," dates
back to prehistoric times. It assumes
as is weproud motto iStat semper vias
Atiablequas" dr nobly does ieme full its
mission. The renColonisthro published in
St. George's, is a sort of Liberal organd as a
The New Era," a later production,dhas
for its editor a wonderful specimen of a
y.ou i Canadian, who has revolution-
tozd tnchore autograph of the Queen's
English. Without wishing fo be invi-
dious we would mention individual. no-
tables. Mr. Samuel Nelmes, of the
have before now.,:, is renowned through the
lefong sothi and breadth of the land as hav-
ing the most remarkable ohla podrida"
of a store i, naginlabe. fl'eLe it is saiM
you may obtain anything from a needle
to an anchor, and thie incredulous who
have before now bet that they could ask '
for something" which .e did not keep
have invariably lost their money. I
need,not tell you if you g6 to -muda
be sure aud visit the Tower," for you
can't help it. For the ladies there is
Mrs. Hodsdon's. If a man loses his wife
in Hamilton he will be sure to find her
either at Trinity (C'!... ", or Mrs Hods-
don's. This is really a wonderful es-
tablishment for such a small country,
and my wife assures me that here any
lady may be fitted out in the best style
with the best taste and at really rea-
sonable prices.
Hitherto we have made scant mention
of the towns in the Islands. Of these
in reality there are but two, though at.
various points clusters of houses may be
found forming miniature villages. The
Capital of tne islands, since. 1815,'is,
Hamilton, so named from the Governor
under whose administration it origin-
ated. .This was in 1793. It is situated
about the centre of the islands, and con-
sists of several long i'i. -. lii._- streets
running east and west, with others cross-
uing these at right angles. The 1irinci-
pal structures are the "public build-
ings," the court house, post office, vari-
ous churches, and the I.,:. i,',t. ._. hotel.
This last deserves more than a passing
notice. It belongs to the Corporation
of the town, and was first opened in
1- -'2. It is 'a large four-story ,., ,'lij ,
with over 100 bedrooms; spacious and
comfortable bar, public and private par-
lors, and a magnificent dining hall.
Like many other good.things in Bermu-
da it has been sadly mismanaged, chan-
_i. hands as t: i-.:,p] ie- .,i -. -- 1


t ':,-', and each e i-.-.;ii,.- \ *i ,- than the
last. In tfhe vinter of t 1:2-.j3 'it was
o-',ned by Mri. MIeado, .who s.-.-:-d
beyond all expectation and gave great


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6 I '; 1 l ;,
kept white with coats o whitewash. Ev-
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f spouts. t .you add to ths ,
houses green blinds and verni ha s, you

WTile o fshat ar very pretty e 1ati-




combination maices. At the eastern
end of the island is the town of S'. Geor-
ge's, of much more ancient date. It -
contains some wrelies of Sir Gewore Som-
ers, who had a great del to do with thie
early settle meant of this colony. He
d: .- here in 1616, and his heart is in-
terred in the Public Gardens of St.
George's. i i... is little of living in--
terest in thbe town, but its narrow streets
and crooked hies make' it remarkable
for its quaintness, if nothing ese. It
has a magollificent harbor and a nmarin
slip, but over- the whole place seems writ-
ten Ichabod." The island of St.
George is ugrited to theblinds and verlandhs, you a
cause way nearly two ilprettyes in. the
which cost i1 mas. Along the eastern
between St. George and Hamis ti town ltonf St. Gre
scatteredemriont hmlets, one of which,ny.
the here in 161village, isand hartis early pictur-

ton is Prosp'ect Camp. Between Ham-
ilton and the Dock yard, which is at the
estered ndof the islPui d, Gardens a fe St.
more ofthes little -in-
At this date towhen, but ierm as areow street
tweand crooked miles ongakei and varkay foblern
for i three inles if n o width ing' ej re-
puted are magnificent hars, but in 1518e
sli, but ovethe whole place seems writ-
G.tearya, which sighted the islands on the.
Getorge isCuba, reports it the miles long by a
48 ses wde and 90two miles in circui-,
The dredging of the Cambre for the re.
caption of the Aldocng revealed at
a depth of 42 feet a layer of red earth
scattered various hexactlyetsith that now
found on the landge, two feepar thiclrly, with
reniains of cspecar trees restiweg on com-
pact calcorous sandstone. Tbis experi-
ence has been repeated, which is at other points
of er of the oast, isla -beyond doubt that
there has been at somBedate large subout
sidence withinre mil present barrier reef.
Foe purposes of agriculture the isn 1518
lands are broken up into little patches,a
many of them not larger than an ordi-
nar kitchen garden. Many tracts-off
land are too bleak to raise anything be-
sides the hardy onion, which iaccounthe
for the preponderance f the thatmre for the re-
in erf the ports. t round dock is reultivealed at
*.ir. -,.:,ii b;It exae.bly with broad
found on the land,. cieractehick, of the
surface prevents any reguld at other pouhing.ts
It seems has if the rocky substratum wasu
cormposed of little bols, whichure the rich
earn of th 1,leavingote edger thauncovereddi-
oland arequen too btl, ito ploughing bonee-ould
always conie in contact with the rocks.
The products hardy onprinipallych aounts po
tatoes, tomniatoes, ibeet-root, arrowrot,
bananas and other fruits. The stranger
will be surprisedefrom observing the
small patches of ground is cultivatedto
see urfathe imprevense quantity of prlouhinuce
exported. Out of the bowls, whiaces there
arth :only about, eain the edes uncovered ;cul-
'cotivatisequenty, in ploughinder being under
always come in .contact with the r..-ks. 2,848
boxThe product bets are princ-pa y boxes of onions, p-





40,7 ''.T bbls. of potatoes, and 121.177
aes, tomatoes, at a gand et-rootal value of overoot,
The vbananalus ofand other frus The stm ranger
wilamount be surprised from observing the
eresmall patchrises of ground culestinvated, to
lisetcal economy. How quantity of producentry
whexportse imd. Out of thmore tha ,. acres there
noaret. Th abot .'ii-. ace, under cu-poo
tivatny of them aremainder bind underwth
ooa blind prodigality marsh land. Never southe-
boxues of beethis .<.;'.i, boxes of onions, Eery






thig is .- out of the ountir. The
The vamships of.impow .ts forry their exports





to a foreign land are neither owned
nor managed by "Bermudians. N v


more, a large .-ily is paid by the
country to increase the swelling gains
of a ., Y,.i. :- -.' .'-,1! company, who,
' -'- ':, charge almost exorbitant freight
upon both the outgoing and incomiixg
cargoes. -. When* added to those drains


' t to ;', i. -- w. h v.l-.i .i the
..... .. 4 4'- t ,;. ; .^ .- I l ,spi.e
S. y
re at a high premium' the merchant.l or


S- et prices, claims his firs t fru its.






at his ow figure. The planter canno
: '. ,' ,- .-' : U::: .., i l>: "t t l ,. )p ,



n-full paym s g of his bilhe '
corn at thnd meal and sugar and seed, and
prin thiswayes to pay all when manye reaps.
'.. -!. i] that times comes and early crops
are at a high premium twhie merchant
who had supplied hist., at an advance o
market prices, claims his first fruits.
at his own figure. The planter cannot
Such himself ; if ho refuse his creditor
-'.suppose oe o full p these lament of his ill not,
which, at this unctuyre, means ruin ; and,
in thiants toway have ks prown many not
have a100 in hand on which to exist
until next harvest. To those who dce
Siot rome within this category a not
much better fate is meted out. We will
thsuppose one of these latter, who wil not
sell to local buyers, nor : !;, ,.v the local
marchds giants to he;- his produce on com-their
issareofs to some dealer in the t-':ii -,
but who ships dshipmen- to New York.
There a combination exists in. the stteii-
ted market wbutreby all the producee
f unresistingly into a few hands at
their own price. HIe, of course, -
wards gives the other merchants theiI
share of the spoil -". the ".:. is
advis that his shipment met a ers. It is
chvaser with an's a -bition, and lie may i..
be at. .i: V if the. account of sales cover
the expenses It will thus be seenthafew
there is something; rotten in the state






ros of ground, ro n the te
p~risa- without capital to 1 b-. him.. Liv-
of Denmark," but .what is the r. Aai,y
will take a wiser man than I I ';A where-
a succikes ful one in fat .on ou be
being too many small planters. It is
every man's ambition, t Ia combination
a planter, ;-1, withho, .iL, ." ii +-
rodith, if he can obtain, the use of a few
rods of ground, he starts'on the enter-,
prise without capital to I.... : him. Liv-'-
wng from hand to mouth, h of nedessity
sells at any price, and thereby ruins the
market fr Imphe argial G producernmen. Atain,
here is no unby amng tlheovernor,f whrell
by a succinterest iful combination coubeld be
formade and the utaltr ce kept. o,-. true
The nearest approach to a combination
of this kndexstet in trusts they'd to this
ws no doubt de th fac ha te conhadition of tear
was the most i .*;,.-:. ,. Bermuda has
ever k-own. As has beeo stated be-







oney can be, got to pay the expe ses
fore, the Govmperial Goernmeednt, ase care-
presented by the Gsiovernor, ha really
Bermudas are anon interest in the island, and beyond a
formal hope utti-red at the ir i.- -. arof
Pas imeut that he trusts they may have
a O ssseason, The ives '::r -!e litleor
no concern about te e condition of the
country--in fact, so -..-,. as enough
money can be. got to pay the expenses
of the Government what need he care ?
Sknown th t this view of mariners is prob-
nhably new tso ny of those most inter-
esedinin, who seem to consider tof as the
stereetudas are an integral part of the
British of .B that toniohns : potatoare
as mucthe a heart of thsessure, thein .... you as
those of the more important part of aer
nossessons. The -it will, are powerless
into alter matters, even if they loeuld of the
cog'nae the state of things; but still
it is painful to see. year ..'er year, the
inhabitants of- these islands blindly
imiagilin"g fthat the whole of Downingt
street is deeply interested in the rise or
fall of Bermuda onions 'i potatoes.
As the result of pressure, the young
man of the country are leaving- it, and
in a short time it will probably pass
into a crown colony. The love of the
,ermudian for his }i\\i,. country, like
that of the Swiss for his ,'., iiio.liie is
proverbial ; but an .inexorable 1 fiat
-ir. :- hima forth. Let Canada, with its
vast resources, welcome him, and while
his dream of loyalty to ethe old flag ill1
be umnbroken, the Dominion will benefit
by a i h-class settler, and the knotty
question of existence will be solved for
him.
With regard to the -,,t 1 ,--u,,sa 1
(f Bermuda, we I,"v iltt,, to sa.
lts5 natural 'histecna ':., U .-.*-,'c-ia :.'; I.,e
said to have been -i.-.,_, :i TI- nith-
sonian Institute i.- h' : :, -!i! t -.1
members dih s.i ui -, l;'_, i,.us -
valks, xwho hay" d.-i :. ;,,,.< ,: .. la ,,. ira:
to notice m any .-. 4 ",1 .,ti.>I.ti ..iS. its
(, ,' .. 1 l i is ]ir.", ',X. 4 4 \ -{ ~ ,;-'
bar to that of ,h I i," .,, rt,
icitlix *}' *'' am l I "'r I'tt1
thoroughly. i v e- *'.. it 4 ii -<'r
Go ode and othel -, : 1 t. ih;.~- i,:!a,_=,-
led in these s l:..- 1 ,, ,,444 lc.,ii[ (.ti,.


information may b..:- .t..j 1.'l11, tl:-
reports of the .o'.;:it i,.s.'': I. I titute
from 1875,to 1 .s:(. In i ":. i:ntitutA
[Couc'udel .. ll I, i .,


Mral*j








THE O)E W ERAI


H.\ IL'T XON, NOVEMBER 21,1883.
-
Editorial Bureau.
vLAW AND LEGISLATION.

The Court and the Legislature ap-
pear during the past few weeks, to
have been playing hide and go seek
with each other-ten days of law ani
ten days of legislation, alternately.
Oh! thunder and earthquakes! what
an adjustment of public matters. Ten
days, if economically used, could set-
tle up all the cases on the doquette
every six months, and two months in
the year would do all the legislation
that Bermuda requires; but this
would not suffice lawyers and legisla-
tors who are paid by the hour, and
not by the job. The machines for the
working out of these public matters
are of the, old-f,;vi'i 1 type, and
have run too long with the same hum-
drum motion to come up to the re-
quirements of the 19th century. Tru-
ly in-DEED, Bermuda is an exception
to the civilized ivorld. In any other
country all the law cases, crimin-
al and civil, could have been disposed
of in half the time ; but lawyers are
fond of asking silly questions to show
their smartness, and the Judges keep
tally to the game. When will there
be a healthy state of law and legisla-
tion ? That's the question.

Correspondence.
For the -Yew Era.
THE TOWN OF HAMILTON.
THE NEW ERA of the 14th instant, pub-
lished an article which we contributed to
its columns in regard to Bermuda as a.
farming country. In that communica-
tion it was our purpose to show
how that interest. could best be advanc-
ed by government aid. Those who
read the article will recollect our at-
tempt to show that the only and the
best aid which the government could
extend to the farmers was in opening
up the best markets for the sale of the
products of their labor. To accomplish
this we advocated such expenditures as
might be deemed necessary to afford a
safe landing to the largest ships on the
coast of the main land. We also ad-
vocated the scheme of building a nar-
row gauge inexpensive Rail Road from
the Ship ;lauding wherever it night be
to the tonwn of Hamilton. The object
of the present communication is to re-
deem the promise which we then made
to show the effect which such changes
and improvements would have upon
"The T', n of Hamilton." Writing,
under a xNOM PLUMAS no one is presum-
ed to know our identity ; and we are
left to give free expression to our views
not only in regard to Hamilton but in
regard to any part or portion of the Is-
land. The town of Hamilton is the
seat of government for all the Islands
and will remain so for all time to come. It
is as permanent as if built upon a ROCK.
It occupies a position very near the geo-
graphical centre of the combined group
of all the Islands. There is perhaps no
other locality as easy of access to so
large a number of our people as the
town of Hamilton. Vast sums of money
have been expended in building up the
town and both private and public ex-
pefditure have contributed to render it
the centre of trade for the whole Island.
Any thing therefore the effect of which
would be to diminish its prosperity
should be at once discarded. Even the
chronic fault finder who always imagin-
es that the merchants of Hamilton pay
him too little for his produce and charge
him too much for his goods would be
pained to see a single door closed in
this town for the want of a tenant.. The
principle of equity as it runs in the
brain of some men is that a majority
must always rule, and that the minority
has no rights pecuniary or otherwise
which a majority are under any obliga-
tions to recognize. Such are not our
views. The rights and privileges of a
minority are as dear and sacred as
those of a majority. When therefore
the government made Hamilton the
permanent capital of these Islands; and
upon the faith of that act individuals
have invested the savings of a lifetime in
real estate within its corporate limits, it
would be treachery for the government
to adopt a policy to destroy the value
of investments so made, even though a


majority of the people of the whole Is-
land should be benefitted by such a po-
licy. Capital is always shy and the
man of money is slow to give in his ad-
hesion to even the most simple changes.
in government affairs. Hence the con-
servatism of the rich is at last the best
safeguard to a country's welfare: 1. i n
as they become rich lay aside one by
'one the strifes of life, and grow more
and more thoughtful.. The man of capi-
tal therefore will be slow to adopt a po-
licy so radical as the one which we ad-
vocated. We do not despair however
of convincing even that class of men that
the scheme proposed will not only ad-
vance. the welfare of the farming interest
o~ the Island, but that it will also ad-
Ni ate the prosperity of the town of
Har l4ton. As things now stand there
is no 0vance in the prosperity of either
the one or the other. Another century
will pass away and find both these in-
terests whtre they are to-day if no chan-


ges are made. It is impossible to make
a calculation that will foreshadow a bet-
ter future for the people than the condi-
tion in which they now find themselves
without a change. Conservatism as we
have just remarked is not only a safe-
guard to the people's liberties, but it is
a safeguard likewise to the stability of
their property rights. There is a con-
servatism however that is so stable that
all.advancement withers before it. There
is but little fear that Bermuda will even
lack in this particular. The members
of the House ot Assembly as well as
those of the Queens Council are in the
main the very embodiment of conserva-
tism. The struggle for supremacy
among them to hold things as they are
is a leading feature in their parliamentary
proceedings. And if the ship of state
should ever sink front unexpected .storms,
she will go down loaded with anchors.
FARMER.
[Conclusion next week.]
To th0 e Editor of the New Era.
SIR,-In my first article on the Exhum-
ed E ,." I implied a doubt as to the truth
of the account of a general Deluge. On this
account "*Fact" accused me of attacking the
Bible, and has endeavored to impress upon
the minds of your readers that the Bible-
that is the whole of it-is the inspired word
of God, and as such must be believed ; and
on this assumption, claimed, that to doubt
the truth of the Mosaic account of a Deluge
was to doubt the Divinity of Christ, and the
\,'.t1 of the.Apostles. Now no command to
believe the whole Bible would be of any
weight, unless it were contained, in the last
words of the last Book of that Bible, and
furthermore, that at the giving and writing
of that command, the various books of the
Bible were firmly and indissolubly bound
together, and we had the original copy to
refer to. On the contrary, the Bible exist-
ed for centuries in separate ,,-,ki or scrolls
-for they were written on scrolls and in
modern times translated into modern Ian,
guages, printed and bound in one volume-
and it has lately been found necessary to
translate the whole. Of course the adapta-
tion of its various parts the one to the other
may be addluced as proof of its Divine ori-
gin ; but in historical data it should not be
claimed to be infallible. I have proved that
physically, the Bible account of a Deluge,
etc. as recorded in the VII chapter of Gene-
sis, is untrue, because impossible. Fact"
says, not so; we must not take the word
Earth according to its literal sense, but
must circumscribe its meaning, and he gives-
some quotations, to show that it is used to
mean a portion only of the earth. These
quotations however, refer to events which
happened long after those now in discus-
sion. If .' Fact" will look back to the ac-
count of the Creation, and of the Delnge as
recorded in the Book of Genesis, from the
first to the seventh chapter, lie will see that
it will be impossible to limit the meaning of
the word earth to the narrow sense which he
gives to it. The following quotations will
illustrate my meaning :
Gem 1.1. God created the heavens and
the Earth. 3. The Eirth was without form
and void. 10. And God called the dry land
Earth. 11. And God said let the Earth, etc.
12. And the Earth, etc. Gen. 2. 4. Thus
the heavens and the Earth were finished,
and all the host of them. 4. These are the
generations of the heavens and the Earth.
Gen. VII. 1. When man began to multiply
upon the face of the Earth. 6. Arid it re-
pented God that he had made-man upon the
Earth. 7. Aid the Lord said I will destroy
man whom I li:re e.'.-:t. 1 from the face of
the Earth. i'tlh marn and beast, and the
creeping Itiing. 17. And behold I. 'even I,
do bring a flood of watvr upon the Eirtph, to
destroy all flesh': wherein is the breath of
life, from under heaven, and every thing
that is on the Eairth shall (lie
There can be no queotirn tn any reasoning
mind who will look a tl,.. latter squarely,
unbiased by the probability of theological
issues, that in the verses just quoted, the
word Earth is intended to be used in its
widest and fullest sense, and as the verses
quoted in a former article, are but the con-
tinuation of the Mosaic narrative, and I fail
to see how, the word Earth can be twisted to
mean in these latter verses, a portion and
not the whole of the planet on which man
struts and fumes his little life.
Thie account of the deluge is plain, it is
the exaggerated account of some local de-
luge which probably destroyed the people
living in the locality visited by the flood, a
few of whom were saved in some floating
structure, in which during the prevalence of
the waters, was also pre erved sufficient of
animal life to restock the laud when the
floods subsided. In all this, the protecting
care of the Almighty was manifested for his
faithful servants, who would naturally re-
count tlie tale of this the greatest event in
their lives, to their children, and so on ,by
tradition was the story handed down, until
the writer of the Book o(f Genesis, placed it
on record for the ages which should follow.
lie evidently believed that the whole Earth
was covered, and so he has written.
"Fact" has endeavored to escape by the
way of retreat which he provided at the.be
ginning of his :,r.g,,,i lt. and in conclusion
of this debate, and would say to him, that
iu any controversy or the historical data of
the Bible, in which he may be engaged, if it


is allowed to him for miracles to explain ono
part, and expansion or contraction of the
meaning of certain words or phrases to ex-
plain thie oilither part, lie need never fear de-
feat. D.
THE EXHIIUMED EGG AND TIHE
DELUGE.
To the 12,'.' of the New Era.
Sum,-May I be permitted to offer a
few remarks upon the tirade of words
under Lthe above heading, which has
been perplexing this section of the col-
ony during the last two or three weeks.
I have endeavored to follow the argu-
ments advanced by Fact," but A FOTIORI
they baffle my comprehension. How-
ever EX UNO DISCE OMNES ; this amounts
to nothing. In the first place "D" and
" Fact" appear to agree in respect to
the universality of the Deluge ; the
former believing that the Bible records
a universal Deluge but declining to ac-
cept it ; the latter affirming and declar-
ing that the Bible "teaches no such
thing," and believing accordingly. Now
this is truly a remarkable coincidence of
opinions from totally different ihterpre-
tations. The Chaldean cuneiforms in
the British Museum are nothing to this.


We think that not only was the Deluge
universal, but we believe and are sure
that the Bible confirms this supposition,
as plain as words can express it. J For
other construction can Fact" or any
body else put upon Genesis VII. 4.
" For yet seven days and I will cause it
to rain upon the earth forty days and
forty nights ; AND EVERY LIVING SUBSTANCE
THAT I HAVE MADE WILL I DESTROY FROM OFF
THE FACE OF THE EARTH."
If any living substance was to be de-
stroyed from off the face of the earth
within a pre.,,', il.ed limit, (as "Fact"
will have it), then everything outside
that limit woul', remain intact. This
would I-nid-lr tlhe i- instruction of an Ark
entirely inIII(:ce-.-aary, because God could
have directed Noah and his wife and
his son's wives with him to escape the
local il.l-tru'i.tii'n. as he did Lot from
that of Sodom and Gomorrah. But not
only was No>;li and all his family savdd
from destruction, but so also was a dele-
gate of every living thing ; two and two,
of every kind." Is it at all likely that
to escape a local flood such a fabric as
the Ark would have been constructed
and such an immense floating mena-
gerie fabricated ? when by simply trans-
migrating beyond its utmost bounds
Noah and all his family would have been
safe. But by what was the flood of
water s bounded and hemmed in ? "The
tops of the mountains were covered!"
This would give the water an enormous
mean level w1ii-cjcould only he met and
obstructed by a corresponding level.
And wla. was the obstruction? What
was the dyke or dykes which formed
the barrier and prevented alike the
spread of the waters and the escape of
its victims. I must not trespass upon
your valuable space, Mr. Editor, or I
would go further into this subject, for it
apple 'ars to me that the arguments advanc-
ed by "Fact" are the most superficial
ever promulgated upon ,the same sub-
ject.
The fatuity of childhood may com-
prehend and can comprehend ailuniver-
sal deluge ; but what an infinite com-
prehension is necessary to grasp the
theory of a local flood which produced
such overwhelming results.
And f further believe that such con-
structions as "Fact' puts upon this and
other quotations are pernicious in their
own effects upon people who cannot
form opinions of their own upon such
subjects; for what is to' hinder them
from interpreting almost any verse of
Holy Writ according to this scale-
blessings, cofimanc-.ents, and curses
alike. In collusion I should like to
see Fact" advance more convincing
arguments in support of his theory, be-
cause a local Deluge backed by super-
ficial, phra-,:.,logical, ostentive, pristine
philosophy, is a physical and metaphy-
sical impossibility.
;EORlGE MOFFAT.
1 ,4
For the New Era.
QUERIES.
nfi "f1'TOR-I asked a Chum of mine
whom I met with one evening lately
" where he was going," to which he re-
plied, "when you ask me gramma-
tically I will tell you." I said I had
asked him correctly; and he said I
hadn't; and as both of us had a little
'bit of self-conceit of our school educa-
tion, each maintained lie was right. He
then asked me if I would be at home to-
morrow. "Let's see," said I, in a sort
of calculating manner, to-day is Thurs-
day, to-morrow is Friday"-but before
I had time to answer his question he
abruptly exclaimed-" Another speci-
men of your bad grammar" why did you
not say-" To-morrow will be Friday,
instead of is Friday. The verb is signi-
fies present tetso, to-morrow is in the
future, tlieft'.r' it should have a verb
"implying futurity ; consequently the cor-
rect way is "to-morrow will be Friday,"
instead of is Fliday. Under the power
of such stiff logic I felt somewhat em-
barrassed, but regaiuijig my proper
senses I ,"'l.],tred up an argument ag-
ainst his ; and after a short time with-
out coming to a mutual decision we a-
greed to submit the two questions to
the NEW ERA for a solution or something
else that would satisfy us both.
QUERY.
Ireland Island, Nov. 16, 1883.
NOTE.-With reference to the 1st
Query, the sentence. "Where are you
going," is not complete. The word
WHERE signifies a place, and therefore
the person is not asked in what place
but to what place lhe is going, conse-
quently the preposition "to" is required
to denote relation, and action, thusly


"where are you going TO," or "to
where (or what place) are you going"
or in other words-" whither are you
going." In Query No 2, however, we
believe you are correct in saying-" To-
morrow is Friday instead of To-mor-
row WILL BE Friday. True, to-morrow is
in the future hence it would be appar-
ently reasonable to suppose that a verb
implying' futurity, such as, "WILL BE,"
should be used instead of is of the pre-
sent tense. But on a little closer con-
sideration the fallacy is easily detected.
A future tense verb is only applicable to
a nominative, or thing which is in 'actu-
al existence at the time referred to, or
when two nouns in the sentence are not
identical-as for examples-" The Ori-
noco WILL leave on Thursday." The
liotIls WILL BE crowded with guests this
winter. Orinoco and Thursday and
Hotels and Guests are different things,
neither of any two being identical. But
in 'the phraze '' To-morrow is Friday"
the two nouns signify the same in self
and substance and are wholly solely and
only ONE. To-morrow does not i'equire
any time, beyond its own limit to deve-
lop itself into Friday-hence there is


no necessity of a ve
tense as it would a
Friday has a subs*(
that of to-morrow and
destroy their identity,
be the case with the verb is,
used in the sentence to denote tense b
relation and condition ; for, the very
word "to-morrow" implies futurity in-
dependent of any future tense verb.
Further-The verb is does not in gene-
ral indicate present time only-as for
instance we say-Mr. Jones is a man ;
this does not confine his manhood to one
day only ; his condition is a fixed fact;
not so with his son in his teens, for we
cannot say Billy Jones is a man, but
WILL BE a man if he lives a few years
more. Take for examples the following
",God is in Heaven"-this comprises all
'the tenses. "The sky-color is azure"-
" The Devil is wicked," Ocean water
is salt" etc. These and similar senten-
ces represent a quality or condition, and
although expressed by the present tense
verb is, are not necessarily limited
to present time. To use a future
tense verb to any of these sentences
would make the same ridiculous-
ly absurd, as for instance Ocean
water WILL BE salt in time" &c. There
is therefore as much good reason
for using the verb is in the sentence-
To-morrow is Friday as in any of those
above, at least, such is our view of the
matter. But we would be happy to
hear the opinions of some 9f our gram-
matically educated readers, witli respect
to this or any Queryism that may find
its way into the columns of the N Vw ERA.
-Ed N. E.

Local Items.
A&- For meetings, to receive en-
trance fees, etc., for Shelly Bay Races,
see advertisement, 4th col. 3rd page.
f7 Dr. W. 0 F. Bascome has re-
turned by the Orinoco," this week,
and resumed his usual practice as
physician and dentist.
t;,. Mails for New York per Stmr.
" Orinoco," close in Hamilton, Post
Office at 11 a. m., on Thursday. With
double postage at 12-30 p. m.
f- The weather during the 'past
week although, somewhat moist and
showery has been largely conducive
to the growth of the crops in general.
ff Mr. Hart, the great vine-cul-
turist is expected by next Orinoco,
with a large and excellent assortment
of grape-vines, etc., for his intended
nursery in Bermuda.
n- Mr. Recht's new stock of am-
ber Jewelry is really very attractive
as well as valuable. Just call and
get a sight of it, and if you do so you
cannot fail to make a purchase.
LE On Thursday last the recently
arrived troops w.r,'_ inspected by His
Excellency the Governor and staff;
who it appears expressed satisfaction
as to the appearance and drill exercise
of this fine body of men.
L.~^ T Mir. Keeney has long enjoy d
a reputation for sinhug T.-;,i of a
rare and superior quality. His latest
importations, es peciall his "Formo-
sa Oolong," ar Lt. Its fla-
vor is unequalled in .
I:*7 The WliA-wy CuP ap-
pear by the local notees ev l k
in some of our Island palpe
if it were one of the 9 modern
ders of the world. Too much of'
good thing beconms nauseous !!!
-.;.A Last Thi- day shortly after
parade, Lieut. Leighlie of the York &
Lancaster regiment stationed at Pros-
pect was severely shot by a revolver
he had in his hand, the ball striking
in the region of the heart, but so far,
has not resulted fatally.
'r, -The AIAB of the Un'on Line
sailed from Liverpool on the 11th.,
and is expected at Bi,'rnltti on Tues-
day of this week. On board are 30
first class passengers, and several of
the 2nd., and 100 tons weight of
freight for Bermuda.
p:, The Orinoco, encountered
heavy weather during the first part of
lier'' v',.,g'. On Friday snow con-
tinued to fall and- the decks were
white; water exposed to the air froze
hard, and the cold wave was contin-
ued until the Steamer had reached
the south side of the gulf stream.
Young Men Read Dr. Hall's
advertisement in this weeks' issue. A


sample copy of his ".National Health
Review" may be seen at this office.
Orders for Dr. ;'ryan's Electro-Vol-
taic and Magnetic Belts, 'can be re-
ceived at this office, where pamphlets
giving the fullest information may be
seen also.
gW@On Wednesday last Mr. Heni'y
B. Richardson and another man while
fishing in the vicinity of Southwest
Spit, on the western part of Bermuda
caught a shark, in about 14 fathoms
of water. In length it measured 9 ft.
2 in., girth 4 ft., and weighed 500 lbs.
It belongs to what is termed the
Shovel-Nose species. Its back was
of a dark slate color, the fionterior
whitish with a tint of pink. The head
and mouth were very large, and pre-
sented a horrid and terror-striking
appearance. The shark was subse-
quently placed upon a platform under
the shed and adjusted in a proper
position for the camera ol'scura; and
in the course of a few seconds its
photograph was taken by Mr. N. E.


fax, a
ing thror 6
way to the 0
nearly opposite rI
this morning she was oa
proceeded to Grassy Bay. We ha
been unable to obtain particulars as
to the cause of her grounding or whe-
ther she sustained any damage.
zr.. It is rumored in high commer-
cial circles that two libel cases, strut-
ting on stilts, are on the way to the
High Court on the Hill. I They are
sent thither by a firm of Innocents to
get the lawyers to stitch and sew up
the rents in the "BREECHES" that
were made by too big a stride while
in pursuit of a runaway sewing ma-
chine, that was trying to save itself
from the St. Georges' fire.
The Brigt. "Excelsior," Ca
Mayor, arrived at this port yesterd
ater a passage of 14 days, from p -
Hawkesburg, Cape Bretop. Exp'
enced exceedingly rough w:.athar 'dur-
ing the whole voyage, nevehikh'ss
she brought safely to her destination
a deck load of ho.stes, cattle,etc., in
prime order. This speaks wIll of the
Captain as a skilful and careful na-
vigator, particularly on thistrip, as
it was the roughest he had ever ex-
perienceq.
4S- The closing part of Dr. Arton's
sketches of Bermuda appears oI the
first page. Although the j)octor
strikes with the big hammer 'n .,Io
points, he tellita considerable amo11t
of truth. Among the many import-
ant things omitted, is that of refer-
ring to the colored population. A
stranger, on reading his sketches,
would have no idea f such a race of
people inhabiting B 'mu'la. It is a
pity that he should ha e so complete-
ly ignored the colored people, who
form so large and importfipt a part of
the population of these Isl.l;nuds.
"'^ We refer our reader to the.
new advertisement of Pvle's Pe(' ,
for which artic e W. T.'James is
agent. Pearline is a now inven
and is said to be the be-st thing
has been invented .i' 7..- Solom
time for washing purposes, as w.-
and without soap, washing is a
.easy in hard or soft water, and with
onut injury to either the limits or the
clothes that pass through the wash-
tub.
Pearline is just the very thing
That every household needs,
It nmakes the very washtub ring
If not in words. in deeds.

SPECIAL CRIMINAL SESSION OF
COURT OF ASSIZE..
.r., .,.v, 19th Novr., 1883.-A special
Session of the Court of General Assize
was opened for the purpose of trying
several cases, among which are three
Cases of shooting with intent to murder,
d c:t:of stabbing.
(irand J.ury found a true Bill a-
W ert Bedingfield, for shooting
to murder.
r oB 1ial of Albert Walsher
Eve, for assault o mThomas Jas. Adams,
was proceeded witi, and continued un-
til 5 p. mI., when the Court adj utoied to
Tuesday morning..
TuESDAY, Novr. 20.-Eve's trial was
resumed and occupied the. whole day.
In the evening the Jury rr,'cl to con-
sider their verdict, and on returning in-
formed the Court that they could not
agree. They were sent back, and after
a few minutes' consideration returned
a verdict of guilty, with a recommenda-
tion to mercy. Eve was sentenced to
12 months, with hard labor, in St. Geor-
ges jail.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21.-Robert Bed-
ii,.r.i l was placed on trial, tor shoot-
ing with intent to murder. He pleaded
guilty, and was sentenced to 4 years
in Hamilton Jail with hard labor.
William Osmond Bean, pleadedguil-
ty to a charge of shooting with intent
to murder and was sentenced to 4
years, with hard labor in St. Georges
Jail.
The Grand Jury failed to find a Bill
against Carlson, the seaman charged
with stabbing the mate of the Bark
OSSEA, so he was acquitted.
The t riail of Charles Bailey, for shoot-
ing, now going on.

LATEST NEWS.


In the principal cities of Europe
the anniversary of Luther's birthday
was appropriately celebrated.
Lord Lansdowne walks freely and
unattended through the streets of
Ottawa.
There is severe fighting in Servia
between the rebles and the govern-
ment troops.
At Madison, Wis., the roof, to-
gether with the inside walls and iron
and stone columns of the new south
wing of the Capitol, fell killing four
workmen and injuring ahoiut twenty
others, some of them flitally,







THEY E.W I~'E.RJ.


te. t
f the
engineer
Graveyard about a milre from town.
Washington, Nov. 10, 1883.-The
EVENINGleSheriff was


ivthers and hashingedtoth to a tree insday,
Washington, Nov. 10, 1883.lThe
EVENING STAm says that a man giving
his name as Charles Clarke, of West


asserts that he has positive informa-
tion from one of Mosher's compani-
ons that Charlie Ross was drowned
in Newark Bay shortly after his ab-
duction by Mosher and Douglas.
Bridgeport, Conn., Nov. 19.-Mrs.
Eliza Bowen, who is in her eighty-
fourth year, went to her room last
evening at the residence of her daugh-
ter, Mrs. A. B. Conklin, to take her
accustomed smoke from a clay pipe.
Soon afterward the room was dis-
coverd to be on fire. When the fire
Was -extinguished Mrs. Bowen was
und laying on the floor dead, with
hr clothing nearly burned from her
dy and her face horribly disfigured
the burning bed clothes. It is
s posed the fire was caused by a
ace of paper which she had ignited
the purpose of lighting her pipe.
Norfolk, Va., Nov. 19. 1883.-A
hocking affair happened near Frank-
n in Southampton country, last night.
Asa Biggs, -formerly of this city
.l**vI retiring to bed, carried in his
hando K kerosene lamp. The lamp
-:.,1_,ll.l and instantly enveloped hiinm
ian the burning oil. Mrs. Biggs went
to the assistance of her husband, her
clothing caught on fire and she.was
soon a magof flames. At the same
-roment ehe burning oil distributed
throughout the room and set the
isou -e an fire. Mrs. Biggs managed
to escpe from the building and died
of ,/er injuries, while the body of her
Sspband was consumed with the house
r4ad its contents, the servants being
powerless to render any assistance.
Ar r. Biggs was a son of Colonel Ka-
L married only a year or two.
Charlotte, N. C., Nov. 10.-Within
the past seven days three murders
have taken place in this section, two
,a Iredell county land one in Rowan.
'J he latter county has had a lynching
also.
On Thursday, seven miles from
Statesville, 'Tax Collector Sam L.
Wilson shot and killed William Pope.
Wilson had collected Pope's taxes,
And then wanted to charge him fifty
cents extra. A dispute ensued, dur-
ing which Wilson drew his pistol and
shot Pope dead. The Coroner's jury
returned a verdict of malicious mur-
der, and Wilson is in jail awaiting
trial.
Mary Monish, living twei-two miles
from Statesville, got up before day
break a few mornings ago and chop-
ped her husband's head to pieces
with an axe. She was insane, and
sid Christ told her to do it.
London, Nov. 10 1883.-The Paris
ThMPs says a great sensation has
been caused among the French colony
in Egypt, owing to China having
boughtelthe arms and cannon which
accumulated during the military RE-
GIME.
The STANDARD'S Vienna correspon-
dent says the Governor of Manchooria
is ordered from 3?ekin to have 6,000
Mogul irregulars ready to embark for
Tonquin at a moment's notice.
A private despatch received in
Paris states that the French rein-
forcement have arrived at Hai Phong
and have been landed there. Admi-
ral Courbet's first attacks will be
made on Soutay and Hug-Hoa.
COLD WEATHER NORTH.

The weather has been very cold and
stormy in parts of Canada and the
United States. The following is a
synopsis of the reports :
At Erie a terrible gale raged for


two days. The schooner Mary was
driven ashore during the night and
at dawn the crew were clinging to the
mast, but were rescued in a half-
perished condition.'
Schooner Nell Perry, with 1600
bushels of wheat, went ashore; cargo
badly damaged.
In the storm a schooner with coal
was wrecked on the -rocks near Oi-
0ott, lake Ontario.
In Toronto great damage was done
to shipping and wharves, etc.; part
of island owned by the celebrated
oarsman Hanlan, was washed away;
.vessels on the lake have been wrecked.
Despatches from various points in
Oitario indicate that the storm was
very severe. At Hastings the spire
of the. Riman Catholic church was
blown down and the church otherwise
damaged; saw-mills were unroofed


own down. At Bellville
lock was unroofed and
damaged.
s, fences and trees were
W own in all parts of the city.
ie gale was accompanied by light-
ning, thunder and a fearful downpour
of hail.
When the gale struck the Metropo-
litan Hall, in which a Salvation Army
meeting was being held, a rattling of
scenery, caused by the wind, created
a panic. Three women fainted, and a
rush was made for the stairs, down
which a great many people tumbled
in their haste. Fortunately no one
was severely hurt.
A snow storm at Albany and Troy,
New York; cold and snowy at Utica,
with high winds.
A severe gale, with heavy snow,
has-done great damage to property
in Wilkesbarre and surrounding dis-
tricts. At Port Jarvais, Chicago,
and numerous other places severe
storms have occurred, resulting in
much damage.
In Canada winter has set in; two
inches of snow'fell in Ontario on the
14th and from 4 to 6 in the Ottawa
Valley, P. Q. In Montreal the snow
storm 'continued two days, and in
Quebec city the sleighs were running
on the streets ; the weather was in-
trisely cold. *
Another cold Arctic wave is an-
nounced as being on its way across
the American continent towards the
Atlantic ocean. Outgoing steamers
from American ports have been warn-
ed of apprehended danger.
~ -~
B IR TR I7.
At Eden Cottage, Paget, on the 14th
inst., the WIFE of Mr. Geo. A. Jones,-a SON.

DIED.
In Boston, Mass., on Wednesday, Oct.
24th, 1883, MlR. JAMES TATEM STEELE, aged
57 years, leaving a large circle of relatives
and friends to mourn their loss.
NOTE. -The deceased was originally a na-
tive-resident of Bermuda, and a cousin of
Capt. Joseph Steele of Devonshire. With
reference to him the Boston TEMPLE CENSER,
publishes the following verses :
TO THE MEMORY OF BROTHER
STEELE.
Dearest brother, thou has left ns ;
We shall see thy face no more.
Till around the throne we gather,
On the bright celestial shore.
Dearest brother, thou hast left us ;
We thy loss most deeply feel,
But the hand that has bereaved us
Can our deepest soi rows heal.
D rest brother, thou hast left ns ;
I'nt we should not weep for thee,
For we feel that thou art dwelling,
Robed in spotless purity,
With the bright and holy angels ;
With the spirits of the blest,
Where '"the wicked cease from troubling
And the weary are at rest."
Dwv'liug in thine own fair mansion,
\V hichl the Saviour did prepare :
Only those made pure and holy
I'er can find a dwelling there.
Standing on the sea of jasper,
Walking though the p. .1.1. streets,,
Bowing low. before the Saviour;
sitting iir'" heavenly seats,
Drinking -vyrstal river,
Eating lree of life.
'hou shrl'll with Christ forever,
Blessed, swee.tternal life.
Yet again we hope to meet thoe,
When in Jordan's stream we stand ;
When we'i crossed its deep, cold waters,
There to clasp thy loving hand,-
Walk with thee ;n sweet communion,
(lad in robes f spotless white
Upward to the holy city,
Blessed land of pure delight.



o t of aIlritou.
ENTERED.
Nov. 14-British 'Stenmer Nubian, JTones,
Newport News; 2,000 tons of general
merchandise for Liverpool.-Agent S.
S. Inghliam, Jr.
19-Mail Steamer Orinoco, Fraser, New
York; assorted cargo.-Agents, Trott &
Cox.
( LEARNED .
Nov. 14-Br Steamer Nubian, Jones, Liver-
pool, England ; inward cargo.
So0t of St. (erge,
ENTERED.
Nov 16 -Am. 3-masted schr. Anna, Wicks,
Newport News; 3,063 bbls. whisky.-
Agent, H. C. Outerbridge.
PASSENGERS ARRIVED.
I:.i the Mail Steamer Orinoco on Snnday
last from New York :-Mr and Mrs. F. B.


COrtiss, Mr. and Mrs. J.,T. Carter, Mrs.
H. P. Willis two children, and Miss A.
Willis, Mrs. Patterson, and the Mlisses Pat-
terson. Miss A- Dreger, Miss Bina Care,
Miss Edith Hastings, Miss Ester, Horn, Miss
Annie MeMingle, Miss Edith Hayward,
Miss G. M. Smith, Dr. Bascome, Messrs D.
G.',Oneil, C. J. Barnes, J. W. Jugs, C. H.
Shoemaker, H. Sandersen, T. Scott Pear-
man, S. Charles, C. 'T. Sandford, J. W.
G'ordon. Henry R. Williams, and James
Williams.--2nd Cabin, Ella Mnsson, Mary
Barrit and Hlarry Ramous, and 7 in the
Steerage.
PASSENGERS SAILED.
In the Steamer Nubian for Liverpool on
Wednesday last:-Mr. and Mrs. John
Feesey and five children, and Lieut H. R.
Butler; R A.
J elCainied Letters.
I POST OFFICE, HAMILTON.
D. Bascome, John Beaton, Jose de
Bettencurt, John Burchell, R E Ber-
mingham, F A Desylva, E A Desilva, A
S Desilva, Jose F de Faria, Francisco
Fernandez, Sopiia D Grant, Clara Jane
Hamilton, George Head, J T Hutton,
. May L Kellogg, Wm R Lippincott,
Mancel T de Moura, R B Merriwether,
Antone J Marshall, W Nudd, Henry


Owens, Wm Roberts, Josiah Roberty,
James Remels, W H Steed, Wm Sy-
monds, Manod M de Silva. T J Smith,
N G Stariton, Frederick Swan, Wm S
Williams, E B Williams, Peter Walch,
Montague \ bhite.
November 17th 1883.
POST OFFICE, ST. GEORGES.
XW Lawrence, Maria Tappin.
November 17th 1883.
A VALUABLE SELECrI ION
OF



Amber


Jewelry
FOR SALE AT
1H. RECE T'S,
Parliament Street, next Melbourue
House; Sole Agent for the Firm of
Gebrueuer Johansen & Co., Werni-
gerore on the Baltic.


Wle. vled 4 teve etnven1ea( 1to,
mane a6/ck oan (g .
IN HARD OR SOFT WATER.

No Soap required!

Directions with each package. No
family should be without it.
For Sale by the undersigned,
at wholesale and retail, AT MANUFACTUR-
ERS PRICES AND NO CHARGE FOR FREIGHT OR
DUTY.
A Sample Package given to every
family in Bermuda.
W. T. JAMES,
41 & 42 Front St.,
Sole Agent for Bermuda.
Hamilton, Nov. 19, 1883.-1,
Vts A great variety of Pickles,
just front London, at J. C.
KEENEY 'S.


Farmers Supplies

Now receiving ex Brigt. EXCELSI-
OR, from Shediac, N. B.
1000 Bris. Garnet .Seed POTA-
TOES, of the reliable Red Star"
Brand,
1000 Bush, Hleavy Black OATS,
hORSES,
COWS,
SHEEP,
&c., &c, &c.
Parties who have engaged Potatoes
will please call and receive them from
the wharf. ,
JNO. F: BURROWS & CO.
Hamilton, Nov. 2, 1'3.-1

Presents! Presents!

rI tHE Undersigned 'has just received
I.8 some CHOICE MIXED AND OOLONG
TEA, which he offers at 2s. 6d. per lb.,
and a useful present will be given with
every half lb., 1 or 2 lbs. Also, some of
the celebrated EUREKA GROUND
COFFEE, at Is. 3d. per lb. Cannot be
beat!! Try it.
CCHARLES ATKINS,
Cliurch Street,
Near Mr. Vallis's Saw Mill.
Hamilton, 7th Nov., 1883.

J. H. T. JACKSON,
Has received by Mail Steamer
from Jamaica,
A FRESH SUPPLY OF
AMAICA Sweet ORANGES,
Pine APPLEs,
YAMS, Green GINGER,
COCOANUTS -

A Superior Quality of SYRUPS,
manufactured in Jamaica :-
Strawberry, Raspberry, Ginger, Lemon,
Cherry, Peaeli,-for purity and excel-
lence of flavor, not surpassed if equalled
in Bermuda.
Fresh Fruit Received by each
Steamer.
Always on hand, the largest Lot of BA-
NANAS.
Opposite Post Office,
Hamilton, Nov. 13, 1883.

Best Stove Coal.
FOR SALE BY
JNO. F. BURROWS & CO.,
63 Front Street.
flamilton, 30th Oct., 1883.--4


NOTICE.

Bermuda Hunt Races.

' TIE HONORARY Secretary will at-
r. tend at the
Town Hall, Hamilton,
ON
Friday, the 30th
.Instant, at 4 p. in.
And at the RACE COURSE, Shelly Bay
on
Saturday, 1st Deer., at. 4 p.m.
To receive Entrance Fees for the Races.'
STO Entries for any Races except the
Consolation Scramble can be re-
ceived after Saturday, 1st Deer., 1883.
Entries for the "St. Georges Stakes,"
" Polo Stakes," Galloway Stakes," and
" Galloway I Iurdle Race," must mention
the height of the horse.
A Meeting ol the Stewards will
be held on TUESDAY, 27th inst., in the
TOWN HALL, Hamilton, at 3 p. m., to
arrange the order of Running.
It is requested that all subscription
lists be made up'.and sent to the Hon-
orary Secretary before that date.
C. HALLETT, CAPT. D.A.C.G.,
lHon. Sec. B.H: C.
Hamilton, Nov. 20, 1883.


Received per "Orinoco,"


lavana Cigatrs,
At
H. RECIHT'S,
Parliament Street, next Melbourne
House.

Richard Kempe
W ILL SELL the balance of his
S RELIABLE BEET SEED at
2s. 6d. per lb. Stock small. Now is
the time to plant it.
Also, a few bottles of good RED
ONION SEED still on hand.
Warwick, Nov. 20, 1883.-1

Go to E. ell's
For COAL AND OIL STOVES,
with Utensils, Tin Ware and Fittings.
ALSO,
A Few Half Chests of Oolong
TEA,


5,7


Cheap for Cash.
an( 9, Church St., Hamilton,
November 7, 1883.


,






PROPRIETOR.
Hamilton, Nov. 18, 1883.
aarriagbes.


IF you are in want of a good
and cheap Carriage, Buggy,
or Market Wagon you should see
the Catalogue of
HENRY 1HOOKER & CO.,
NEW HAVEN.
The production of this factory is
now so well known throughout
the world as the Standard for
excellence that purchasers are al-
ways sure of on7y the highest
grades.
TERMS EASY.
JNO. F. BURROWS & CO.
Agents.
Hamilton, Nov. 14, 18S3.-43j:

fS Liebig's Extract of Beef (2
oz. pots) and Potted Meats of
all sorts, at J. C. KEENEY'S.

To Gentlemen.

If IATIAL HEALTH lREI EII,
By JoHN H. HALL ('>f iall's Illusirated
Monthly) 112 pages, Svo., $1.00 year-
Iv. Contents No. 1-" The Laws of
Life and Health.
D ISEASES of Infection-Kidneys,
Bladder, Pro-trate Gland, Stric-
ture, Inmputency, Seminal Weakness, Ner-
vous Debility, Physical Degeneration and
PreiiiaturtI Decay, with Treatment for
Care, onitl repairs of numerous cases. Con-
junoi Errois, Advice to the Married and
Those about to Marry, the object being to
guard sufferers against Quacks and Im-
postors.
SSend twelve cents postage stamps for
sample copy.
Address the Publisher, John 1!. Hall,
21 East 14th Street, New York.
Novr. 21st, 1883.


Just Received.
'AT THE

International Variety Store,
PRANGS Christmas, New Years and
other CARDS, CHROMOS, &c.,
Dress GOODS and PRINTS,
COTTONS, SHEETINGS, Blankets,

Coal and Oil STOVES;, with U-
tensils, etc., etc., also a useful assort-
mont of TIN WARE and Household
GOODS.
And expected to arrive by the
next "Orinoco," a full assortment of
useful and ornamental HOLLIDAY
GOODS to suit the wants of the gen-
eral Public. Prices low as usual.
Always pleased to show Goods.
EBENEZER BELL.
5, 7 and 9 Church Street,
Next West IIarniltou Hotel.
Hamilton, Nov. 21, 1883.

Wanted Immediately.

A GOOD HOUSEMAID.
Please apply to
MRS. B. W. WALKER,
"Victoria Lodge."
Hamilton, Nov. 13, 1883.-2


GUANO
For Quick growth (ON EASY TERMS)
For Sale by
W. H. WATLINGTON.
Reid St.
IHamilton, Nov. 14, 1883.

W.P.C.
F 'HERE will be a Special Meeting
I of the Warwick Planters' Club
on THURSDAY NEXT, the 22nd inst.,
at 7:30 p. m.
F. S. WARD,
Act. Sec. W.P.O.
GARNET
Seed Potatoes.

Now receiving ex "Orinoco," 100
Barrels
New York State Garnets,
Specially selected for early planting.
JNO. F. BURROWS & CO.
Hamilton, 19th Nov., 1883.-2

J. S. DARRETJ.,
3D 1E T8 .T C -, O- I XE9.-
No. 31, Front Street, Hamilton.
Dealer in Drugs,
Patent Medicines,
Soaps, Perfumiery,
Aerated Waters, &c.
M R. DARRELL takes this opportu-
tunity of thanking the Public for
iheir patronage for the past -ear and begs
to solicit a continuance of their future
favors.
A great deal might be said of the me-
rits of the Aerated Waters of this estab-
lishment but a GOOD article requires NO
recommendation. All the GAS is used
inside the bottles
Nov. 21, 1883.



B AGS NEW RICIE, joust received, per
S. S. NUBIAN," 11d for sale low.
JNO. F. BURROWS & Co.,
63 Fiont Street.
Hamilton, 30th Oct., 188b.-4
'New importation of Fancy
English Groceries, at J. C.
KEENEY'S.

CARD.

KENNELLY'S iHUTEL,
G o4 D" -7, /i .7


HAMM%.Q?


*,* 3 BBMUDA.
M. KENNELLY,
Proprietor.


Hamilton, 24th Octr., 1883.-6m.
Vg French Beans and Peas in
tins-of superior quality-at
J. C. KEENEY'S.



400 ~Q RS. Upland Meadow HAY,
clearing out very cheap to
make room for new stock.
JNO. F. BURROWS & CO.,
63 Fonut Street,
IInamilton, 30th, Oct., 1883.-4.
tg Ask for Lea & Perns'
Worcester Sauce, at J. C,KEE-
NEY'S.

CEIME.NT.

FEW BAI RLiEL N[,w Rosendalo
CEMEN 1', a 1i-s than ost.
JNO. F. 3Br.RROWS & CO.,
63 Front Striet,
H1amilton, Oct. :, 1883.-4












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ST. GEORGES, BERMUDA.

This Hotel is conducted on first-
cla's principles, and superior accom-
m0 '. ,n is offered to Boarders and
T. :;- ,.. guestss. ,
,., ,- 'r '.'e to Front Bar, "1Gate
T *i.., next to Stoop.

h'nP '.Le e.* *l"r..1
/pA., BE OITAINED in a family, re-
l_ t sling t about twenty minute' walk
out of town.
SFTr further p'rt'e'rl i'v apply at the
*.- of fhis pi('r.
October 10th, 1 :

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Ad~r ,.,7 o C ll 'oft-he. .-,



FOR THE CURE OF
Chronic Nervous Diseases, Ner-
vous D)ebility, Brain Troubles,
Paralysis, Spinal Complaints,
Lungo I i orders, [npotenc!y. .Liv-
er Comnplaillnts. Dyspepsia, P11e1u-
matism, Headaches, Female Com-
plaints, Premature Decay, etc.

f ,* ib u :' I I '

F lTS vwoderful discovery in
J'; the application of Electrici-
ty enables 1he sufferer to give
scientific attention to his own case
in accordance with Nature's laws.
The belt acts by aid of the head
and moisture of trhe body and
evolves continuous currents that
infuse the system with thle vital-
izing element until the disease is
oveicoilme. and a rccperative pro-
coss established.
The lectro--.,.;: 11'eti Current,
as evolved by Dr. Bryanis appli-
ances, strengthens the nervous
system, gives force to the b rain
and digestive functions, restores
lost or impaired power oi body
or mind whether arising from acts
,of imprudence, sickness or old
age.
Illustrated Pamphlets. giving
all particulars, sent or. application.
Orders received through any res-
ponsible Co'nmmnission house, and
in ordering setd measure found
tlie waist and state the nature of'
the complaint, and a suitable a p-
l;'iuc-e will be sent to order'
Adress :
E 0'i CTRIC APPLIANCE CO,,
E. '15th St.. New Yor'], U.U.A.


For Po(,t:i J ,,.Onions and Tomatoes.
Try Clark's COVE GUANO, sol:l
by
W. IH. WIATL NGTON,
i t. Sole A'gent.
10id1 St., Itunilton, Oct. ... P83.


of thl-O


THE CAUSE OF DISEASE IN THE
~' '. "


A.rid N nervous System.
->.yste--n


Below will ,be found ('a brief ,Svm-
of a Lecdure vupon thf Liver, delirered
before the Eclectic o f f .

'-" -_, N '', 8 E
i* I.
-" LIVER iis 'o' known as the
S,'eat ., ILOOD- LIAKlR dllll BliOOD-
P{ ,,R op r ie Circ(uintlon.. From its
size ;i id spony s,'u-ane4're. it. p!avns; most
important pIm' in the animal economy, am
reg'id aissimil:tianti on an u itionl. Food
tinkvn in the molth and i acted uinon l)y theo
diI'estivO organs or t'ie stomach is con-
verted into Glum(oe naId I'eptone, and in
these forms cniteirs the P.-rtal vein. II ere,
by tihe action of the liver, these snb~tanc s
are converted into a form of su':nr' nnd
pass out of the livor l v a i inrge veoi, called
the Iepftic vein, into the gene iral circula-
tion. Tie'I now material notw formed served'
two i .... -, viz. : th mainten inne of
heat in the body and assisting in the eel-
growth of ieo system.
Dr. Murehison says, "Th' composition
pof bile and its secretion is very complex.
It is con ''!nly heing' secreted bv the
livor, and, ie'reasilm' suddenly before eat
ing', gi'radually decreases as soon as the ap-
petire is satisfied and feedmina ceases." >Now
if his .most, imipor;',t)1t or-'an of the body
become tfr',id1. l r 1he pasay'e of bile in-
'( e( wit h, enlaeintiton and disease en-
sue. I note eight mirked(1 penliarities
that now occur, and fwhifc we all kn'w off:
1. Thio patient complains of a
feeling of weight and fullness of
the opi2nstriumin.
2. stentioTi of' the stomach
and bowels by wind,

3. Heart-burtn.

4. A feeling of weariness, pains
in the Innnbs and groat sleepiness
after meals.

o. A bad taste in the mouth,'
especially in the morning, and
furred tongue.

Co(ns iinationr, with occasion-
al attacks 0of diarrlhoea.
7. Headache in front of head.

S. Depression of spirits and
great melancholy, with lassitude
and a disposition ,to leave every-
thing' for to-morro'w.
All of the above symi'lntoms ,t to show
funclionil derig',ii'g'mel t ,of' the liver ; and
Inow ('!,es the g -',aiit imnpo'lanee of any
0e10 aIldl"I e ias to tlie condition of the pa-
tient. lie should inm .ediltely provide
himself withiL a LI '1! ; -I'.T iUJLAiNT,
tinL! m t common fn.r' of' lichi is a Pill
Da ily expe)'ine shows that (bhis. whoi
the Pill is compounded lo(lerly, is the
reinfdist A, ode o incil ili' itnd promoting
the action of the liver, and 'van be ai(most
always relied on. I have devoted many
years of mny ifr, as imay of yon now be-
fore me know, to conmp)unintig a Pi]! tiht
will net readldy lnd systeimntically as a
Bilions Reonediy. I d'o not believee in
great p)urgiatives, and1 tlireore have made
a Phil, one of which is in active antd
thorough dose. ] have called it
"1 '-- .-.- y-T- 7-r n-7V"
i t,' ''1


(Sag,' C'ated )

One Pill is a Dose One Pill .is a

Dose! One ;111 is a Dose!


Flr all diseases of the Kidnoeys, Reten-
tion of Urine, I)r' I[idck's P11 are a
pe'fet cu're. One pill wdl satisfy the
most skeptical.
FAn FurMALE IS : Ao S, NERVOtUS PROS-
TRATION'A, W FAKXNE-S, G ENERALt LASSITUDE,
WANT' O Ax'PPTII'E land SIK IIEADIACtIE,
Dr. Halvdock's New Livr Pills will be
fond an Eiffet'ud Renldy.
Tlhr re u' niversal in tlieir .ii t and
af cute -cal anlmnos i always be gual'ant'etd.

Each Vial Contains Twenty Pills
-One Pi'll i- a D)se. Price PTwenty
Five Cents. For S le( by all dn'.-..t


".":.Y I'P L LI IS SUG APR-COATED.

If vo.uer daid 'g'st does not k0ep1 them, we
will mail them fmee to any address on re-
ceipt of 25 cents. Five vials for $1.00.
Buy at otfe. Do not Del'y.

...-. C.. & CO.,
NEW YORK.
CAiUT'X.-To scTeu. the genuine nmty-
dock Pill-', observe lhas thil signature" WI
I11. ToXE & Co. is written on every pack-,
S;age. ParchSe C lnoinelo'tihoiit this.


41 and 42 Front St.. Hamilton,
.\IPORTER and Grnclal do1]er in
.j ,': is'i and American Groceries and
Provi io.s, consisting in,'part of :-
AMS, JELLIES, ICKLES, SAIU-
S (UES, S(OUP Potted Meaws, Cur-
ry Powder, .. ,. and all kinds of
OILMAN'S STOiES.
CANNED GOODS of nli kinds, in Frmit,
Fish andt M nals. itnisins, (Cirrlnts.
'Initer, Lnrd, Hams, Bacn. Slihoulr.s,
li-c, So rcb, Sonp, Flour, '. ;1, Pil!'t
l ,re-kl. Fancy lsicu s, 11Bhinont S irm
,'!nd Adantnitin' candles, &(e., &e.
SUG ARS--eflinied C :i. 'Criishd and
G'ran hinted, VTumcilln ',n ad .i ins-
COerdo.
'YEAS-('1 .'.... En-rlish Breakfast in
.'.If (.. -, and C tmnpress'd Brenkfast
in 501b). Cases. ('. -; oiong ani
Formo-n.
CO.I i .:;, Rosted and Ground, Rio,
r* I ,'wi-lit'0o, andl Jaiva.
TOBACCO-Gold Leaf and Black, 10s,
12q-, and 14s.
CI GAS in variety, Choicest Brand'-.
Frn sh Importatitins of Goods by every
opporturlid y.
Arimy and Navy Supplies a
Specialty.
And spe'ianl rates made to Ai my and Na-
'v Cant(''ns l(nd Mesecs.
Always lowest pries for cash at 41 and 42
Front Street.
O t">'ber 30, 1 -'"

New Go I. Low Price

The undersigned has just received,
a fine assortment of NEW GOODS,
among which are the following
ICK BACK BRAIDS,
S, cStar Braid,
Macrame Cord and IHooks,
Pleating Boards,
Magic Trimminig,, Carriage Whips
Whip Lashes,
Calicoes, Cottons, Combs.
And a variety of other L-otions,
just received.
C. KEENEY.
Hamilton, October 10, 1:..;.


'&~ I


Fr.HE UNDERISIGNED is Agent inl
,. BeIlrimaila for the celehtrated
.--'' ',.' '. ,
77 7- -:-- -
For Somn ch ami Liver Complaints, they
h!,v, not ) !.Ce n snl1rpva.se, 1by ny oth'lwr.
Th'ey ,ire put up il Gl(sI Phials- 20 pi]l:.
in ewh- ; are easily take and onill', or'
tw'o at oot, r atit te ian '. ive drse.
A cit'culti' and full ptarticulars
accompany e1,',t bottle.
1llyd'l,,(k & Co's Aldvrtif'Imel!t hq s
been published in the Ni,'w ERA wvIekrI
for over n year, during which time eh(ienqi-
ries for the Pill l:have been freiqueily
maid'. Persons in lant of thpm'( c.n now
be supplied at dis (n. ,-t onlyl
ONE SHILLIAGs PEra DoI 'n
A. L. SPED )ON.

Pure Raspberry LEMONADE-
.E".,[..-"t, of delicious flavor, in wineL
bottles, for 2s. 6d. each, at
H. RECHT'S,
Parliament -t.-

i T 0VCC

cOME DIStiONEST i .'"SONS hav--
k in' lately ti'kmi)a wavy TREI',E a'nd
FIRIEWO(D front, MIr''an'n Islandm, I
herc!'y tforbid all persons from LiHtin, on
that 1dandi. Mr. John 1Ieath, living ,n,
Turker's I-him.d adjoinlinmr, having ins rlc-
tions t report (the nalites of any peroiis
found trvwpwsiln, thereoln, such persoIns
sh ll b, : pri'secitted nceordifgL tO law.
B. V'.. WALKERS .
Fel)rnaryl L 1:- .'.




r.ITE UND ERSIGI NED having- e.pe-
- Mrienced niuch d-satisfaction and un-
pleasaniness, by persons ordering (Coods
to be fdvertisced ao sold at P?,blic Al'--
tion, and then m"st unIjuisty 0o ourselves,
and nore, so to ithe l1miili,, ldo sell or with -
draIw tol said Ioodi before the dhny
Sale, and persons coming froi'extrem'ns ofl
Ilhe i1slanid at much expolense and loss of
ti.ne, to purchase the Goods advertised,
d1o feel themselves most .n;i., tly dt'als
with, whien told the Goods they eanme to
pl),rehIse had been withdrawn. Afler 'this
date all Coods advertised, and witlidwnii)
must pity full conniissioi ci va!ue and ad-
vert tih K expenses.
B. W. WALKlR, & CO.,
A ntet.io ers.


IHamilton, April 16, 1'.

Sone thlng


c~ W i.


f". h
Put up in Tins and Glass Bottles.
For Sale a. Reasonable Prices, at
[H. [IREC.IT'8.
Parli1nment St, IIa'uiltoin,
July 17, 1883.


DEALER .IN

Eviql/s7h and .4inertCan "
I (Inc\
ii -1 (y


I OUt -I
LISt' P1-i [a


aI t c v, i',\ 0&('F-,
"E 1.8S (f stI ce ifJ
'a vto v.


Choice 'elotion of
CANNED G(,,ods, Iaker and Clark's
I SkIAl AMEA I S.
.A LOT OF

-.. .-. ..-. w v ,l O S ,
IN TI N WA E,


NO TIO NVS,


(1'..,


-'Jnst Jleceived per Stenmer Ori-
noci," a large mod excellent, As'ortnint
of the above mentioned Articles-Prices
reasonable-
S A 1. :y, n T1 A T;

Next the Melbournoe lious(e.
Hamilton, Octr. 10, 1- -

USEFUL AND O .-.7LNTAL.
(L :: Oak with Niclde-plated mount-
inms),
Salad Bowls, Ice Pitchers and Pails,
Ink Stands, Cups and -T ugs, Bis-
cuit Boxe., Castors, Butter, Pickle
and -. ..-'malade Dishes, &/., c. .
CALL AT CHILDS AND SEE THEM.

A' Acihovy Sauce (I, -.h) at
J. C. KEENEY'S.




Just Ileceived. a Choice Assori-
ment of
t- .. '- a -
.". l ,( ,', -.: ..>
... .. ..' < -I. s
Please call and examine.
0. L. 1(IC'INSON.,
Merchant Taillr.
Qaeen street, laiton,aita I -
October ;-0, I- .


A D0*1 OF t, 'L
A LOT OF NEW AND EXCE L ENT I


ft tV-i 1\1t-n, ~-~' I)
'- 1 ~
2 ~. ~ IITt
;7T~1 IL .1i, T ~'ah

VAT I I 1; ~\ L, ~c.


1):-i f, (w,


AL -O.
Tens. Coffees, ,_ Sn:s,' n.,rs
(AN L).'18. NUT'-'
tcFres]j Ca(ndied Yeli, Ctes,
Soap. in great v:'mti,ty ai (t's''-
peri ir quali y.
Besides numerous other useful hoase-
hold articles.
T. (. KEINEY.
IIamilton, Octr. 10, 1I-

The Largest and Choicest assort-
ment of AMEPTOAN CANNED GOODS, at
H. RECHT'S,
irji .((ent St.
"
c-.
A LL TIl] P -OP3 IN REIMRUDA
I. to see ' l s Stock of Gold
W watch (',. I ,. : Sets of ,e]:y,
Beautiful itbra'elets and ,- I-or
Pins, Lockets and Neoo ( '.., C ,
Buttons arid ,' Fineor .,' with
diamond, ruby, turquois, emerald and
pearl setting-, < is and Seals with
Masonic, Foresters and O<.1-., il.,Iws
devices.


S .1 : -' f
.. W. t :"'" '.to" Sr,.- '

J0i/on, -' ud' ,

-0

>*-.. '." .
-


HE 1P A LAR11GE AND


Ace eef.
COOMP1ISING :--
WINES, SPIRIf.,, BEER,
In Wood and Bottle.
CIGARS, GROCErI0EL,
TOBACCOS, CANNED GOODS
CIGARETTES, ITA-7'S. BACON,
CHEESE, &c., &c.


'mJ A?/ (0f


('[[11fLF OFFICE]


qb v `la th

I2STJLil~iAn-


LONDON, ENGLAND..
July 31, I.' '


At H. RECHT'S.




Th.e i nd r- signed d are
prep.r d to .ftr'ish

I t A i u If O I? E o
Frini thil Factory of Messrs. 1lenry l,'ok-i
cr & Co., of .NeAw iven,
AT MODERATP.\TE I'IPI1IES.
Catalognes of Stylhs, Prices, &c., et -,.
seen at our Office. /
Orders respectfully solicited4.
JOH- NF. BURROWS ..Co.
63 Fr.' it Ireet.
HIIamilton, Sep. 3, 1 .' nos.


Of I
of spl
., -i ,cdia
S, a apla
and in ful
the land. I
a few, castor oh i
. 1. :".ID squills, I
deadly nightshade, foxgloo i
shood hemlock, stramonium gerani-
umn, kino, pomegranate, dogwood,
( .o o tobacco, tamarind and pyre-
thrum.
A recent governor of these islands,
with a taste for antiquities, has res-
cued from oblivion their past history.
With wonderful diligence and paii-
ence he. hunted out from all sorts of
odd corners the records which the
tooth of time had spared, and pieced
them together so as to form a by no
means contemptible monument to 1 h
compiler. To the works of Sir John
H. Lefroy, and to those of William?
and Godet we must refer the reader
for the curious and, not uneventful
history of the past three centuries.
Copies may be consulted at the pub-
lic library in Hamilton. To' the his-
of the present we have endeavored
contribute our share and, incident
ly,' have even encroached on the p
-inee of the prophet and said so
thing of the probatlo future. Inc
it requires but little of the gift o
licination to foresee what matis
the future of a country situated
this. In reality it can have no futii
in the sense in which future as a tim
of promise lit up by hopes is usually
'.- .ted. T'. one bright possibiii
lies in itf becoming more and moro
of a healthy resort. Besides the in-
er asked money circulation which
streams of tourists must create, there
is another way in which thi current
of travel may prove b"',neicial to th'-
colntry. Increased ,. w'th
his feI ]o,,V man winl '".i :!, nativeo
) 'mnudian to see .-i,- .- I,, best
hopes ho, alnd serve to free ''.' from
the ine nling oe whVich ,:, an
sI tov have alike imposed on too
wiliing nec(k. At the preser.t'
there Ori many vwho wi1 indiQ ,.!
deny this sit of matters, :'
nnmiber of those fro whose eyes th
scales are falling is daily fnl.reasin-, J
and, though iw cX ) can ''cely hope f< r]
a l'alt hier stl; .te of '"' s ;vwhen I e
opposing forces are s-o uripq'1,ilSy blnal
ane yi t tile o(n''n1x, > r,'fi t ine ftn-i-
bly le t~tit ,tho'-e who pow s'.ad bh
the sinkfln, f hip wii l",~ covmpe-'le I
to leave other to hoer fate. ... con-
cludinu g remnarls need 'have no '1"-
enie upon th) e imtendigvisitor. "I
sun 'will ilwVy sfhiuc ; tile roses will
always I lom; : the smi'mnter ze'1hXvr
Vill3 continue to f in the cheek in the
. L 1 *. as in the past. Nature does
not change her course on account of
the rise and fall cf social fatries,
for
Men marny conw.0 and men may go,
Bnt she g,'e' on forever."
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