The Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder

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The Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder
Place of Publication:
Hamilton Bermuda
D.M. Lee
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Three times a week[Jan. 1910-Dec. 1920]
Weekly[ FORMER 1828-<Dec. 28, 1899>]
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three times a week


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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1828?
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-v. 93, no. 153 (Dec. 30, 1920).
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 3 (Jan. 22, 1828).

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No. 418-Vol. LIZ.

2Rs. per Ann.

B E 113l U D A

I'aoCeedings of CORP 1-10101'-'113e
isllliliv c oliuicil.

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o Ttfsady, .25th ANovember, 1879.-Pursuant to ad-
jburnment the House met.
'fPresent-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Ju-tice,
The Honorable William H. Goiling.
James H. Triniingham,
'6 Eugenius Harvey,
S, Joseph H. Harvey,
S" James Tucker, Recr. General,
G. S. Tucker,
Randal E. Webster, Col. Secy.
The Bill entitled "The Audit Act, 1879," was
rad the.third time and passed, and ordered to be
aid before His Excellency the Governor by the
on; R. E. Webster.
'Ihe two,following Bills were brought up from the
house of Assembly and severally read a first time:
A Bill entitled An Act to make better provision
for the maintenance of Schools,"
and :
S A Bill entitled "An Act to provide temporary
clerical assistance in the Secretalry's Office.",
A Resolve granting the sum of 135 to defray
the cost of new Timbers for the Causeway Bridges,
Wns also brought up from ihe House of As.embly
and read a first time.
The rule as to several readiuns of Bills and Re.
golu'ions-on the same day having been s '..,p>'!:l
by unanimous consent, the Re(:,ve was then read
the second time. '
The House went into Committee I.?ereon.
The Hou. J. H. Trimingham in thb-e Chair.
The Cdmmitlee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve v.ithout.
The House adopted the Report, and the stauding
Rule having been again i susieudeid l1y unaninmi'ns
aoilsent, the Resolve w;'s t.hcni read the third liie
alid passed.
A Billentitled "'An Act Io amend UL Liquor
License Acts," was brought up from the -uw of
-*6emblv and read a time.
giTbh Rule as to several reo.dings 6f Bills and Be-
solutions on the Fame day having beca suspeuddT.d
by unanimous consent, the Bill was then read the
second'time. "
S-The. House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. W. H. Gosling in the (l'air.
I- The Commi tee rose.
'The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
The House adopted the Report, nod the stand-
ing Rule having been again suspended by unani-
mous consent, the Bill was then read the third time
and passed, and with the said Resolve was ordered
tbobe laid before His Excellency the Governor by
the Hon. R. E. Webster.
The Rule as to several readings of Bills and
'Resolutions on the same day having been sus-
pended by unanimous consent, the Bill entitled
0 An-Act to make better provision for the mainten-
anice of Schools," was read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. J. H. Trimingham in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported progress and obtained
leave to sit again.
Adjourned to Friday next, the 28th instant, at
--*** flfl ane


a Branch Pilot of the West End, has this
day been found guily of gross negligence and
carelessness, while acting as Pilot of British
Schooner Sam Weller," Down, Master, on-
the 28th ultimo, and we adjudge the said DAN-
MIEL JAMES I/URRO'VS do pay a penalty
of Ten Pounds do forfeit the Pilotage of said
Vessel, and be Suspended as a Branch Pilot
for the period of Eighteen Months from this
date, and further to pay the cost in this behalf
amounting to Thirty Eight Shilliugs.
Signed by
St.. SGeorge's, "
20th day of Novemiber, 1879. ,

LTNDON, Nov. 19.-A telegram from Madrid as-
sorts that Gen. Martinez Campos will resign the
Premiership, and will be sent to Cuba with 15,000
men to pacify the island. He will have the right to
Declare a state of siege.

A Handsome Instrument, Iron Plat-
ed, and strongly Bolted for the Climate. Its
tone is exquisitely sweet. Just received from
London per liarque Sir G. F. Seymour," and
for Sale byB

Handel Cottage.
Hamilton, Nov. 25, 1879.-2


A LL Persons INDEBTED to the Undersigned
are hereby requested to Settle their re-
sppetive Accounts on or before the 31st Decem-
ber next. All Outstandiog -ACCOUNTS fresh
that datte ill be placed in legal hand or a Col-

jamiltoni 18th Nov., 1879.-3

L. i. -. ,4, ." '. -'.*w

Under the Patrounge of His Excellency Major

K.C.M.G. -'
Governor and Conuiander-in-Chi,.'f,
And Major C. HEREFORD and the

Of the above Pi(t-imuent,

,2 1
Decoml-'e 2, 1879

Being the Anuiversy. of the Birthday of
Her Royal I-ighinuss the- PRINCES OF WALES,
Coniuencing at '2.;0 prec:.islv (weather

Major HANDLE, Qr. ?M[tr.1J T;EDINGHAM,
(lion. Set:y.) Lt. and Adj. PHAYR, '
Capt. 1irNRo, Lieut. DAVIEDS,
Clpt. McCLINTOCK, Lieut. ('CI-AUN,'Y.
Lieut. HADOW, Lieut. FE.I:,N,.
Major 1.TANr LEY,
Col. ,rgt. ORGAN, Col. S:gr. DREW.
.. .. .. . r . .. ..


rH-lE STOPF I ofthelate oHAH L' 2" -
( GAN, I:.qr., opposite the Cricket F;i.-.1,

;1l b .'e -"

This day, Tuesday,

The Stock

Nuovc-beir 4th.
on hind comprises an extensive
Assortment of
V C4 0

Of Superior quality, rovently Imported, which,
in order to clowe the Esltate., will be Sold off
at'greatly reduced Prices for Cash only.'
Soiumerset, 4th Novomber, 18799.

For ale,

I4 PsE .i., t
In parliament Street,.

In the Town of llamailton.
The Lot has a frontage on the Street of 24 feet
and is 30 feet deep. The House is a two story
building, fitted with shelves, in lower story for
a :- hop. The situation is very good and the price
For further particulars please apply to S.
Hamiltoi, Nov. 25th, 1879.

SJE. B. Jones,
Corner of Reid Queen Streets,
Has Received.a further Fupply of Cri-efully

(!~ ~ K:)

From London by the '-d.:,iour direct and
via New York by the Canima."

Gentlemepn's Black and Drab Silk and

Hamilton, Nov. 4th, 1879.
WHAT Is HoRP ?-" Horne," says Dr. Channing,
"is the chief school of human virtues. Its respon-
sibilities, joys, sorrows, ',-i.s-, tears, hopes, and
solicitudes form the chief Ln!: i-ts of human life.
Go where a man may, home is the centre to which
his heart turns. The ,Ih'oiuht of his home nerves
his irm and lightens hiL tiL."

Go to opcper

He has just Received per Sir George F. Sey-
mour" direct, and via New York, from London,
A Choice SELECTION in Variety,
Also, his usual Supply per Canima" of Ame-
.rican GOODS and GROC-;RIES.
10th November, 1879.

SThe ge-numin Easte'n Isuand pure


We are now Rllec,-'ii., i bnsJPLY of this
superior F e'..TILIZ:i' ,- v. il-kuown as the
only reliable Prudii'e ,!" .! ilar.e d e':;11d Crop
of O iiion;,, a'ni S !.!''i' t-.: :Ii'y (IhUr itn use as a
Si'ott.,o Pro,.,ter.

A full SUpply of the very L.est.
-T, 1,
being carefully selected 1-y Si;.;d to avoid mix-
tures,, v'iii be kept through the Season for our
numerous Customers of tin iv.... few years, all
of which will, we hope, iavor us with their
O (,d'-s.

Nov I IS 1.

,1 & CO.

lately Imn-

.-, ..'
S.. .. I'

F"r the of r-I.,i'.1 !I' ,- -, for Fei'-
tii;zin'.,and is now rcad., to .:, .* 'i., Il'F !;v with
P ure ', .. I .
A n y :; ,' i.- !- -' .;.:' r . :. TO. i. I I
i :1tm apply to the l'i.i,.; .--or li 'lamilton
t4team Saw, Bone and i I ...
HIamilton, x.r,: .i.:i.,, Nov. li;. 1879.

K. F. ";T .
oT ii ; Prop)iietor of the" above .:.' :, .- *-at
.e r i p l. to receive 7. AR, l ,, .S, either
Permanent or Transient and to ..'ic ['!uih-
eons, &c., at shortest ; ice .;. reA..;:, i
Strangers or others v i *. St. George's will
find in the above Esta"'. ct...... c ,r i',o: de-
sirable for tliir Confort.
t- .J, E oA-1ti''
St. Geoe.O's, 17th 1,r, 9.


Western .t arance, Town of Ham-
-(-I,0- 0 -'

Carts and Drays,

F HE UNDERSIGNED 1-<.s to inform the
i n:l.bit 't:.i of Bermuda and the Public
generally that he has opened a

at the Western Entrariee of the Town of Iians-
ilton, where can be obtained at all hours, and
at reasonable rates, C.,,mf',rtihle CAR i,! A t1-;S,
Quit aL:n Good HO;::-ES, with 'St% Driv-
ers. Also, Horse CARTS and DRAYS.
N.B.-All orders to be left at the, Stie of
FRED. A. WHITE, ri'Q.., Queen i Hti'ret, Ham-
Hamilton, Sept. 10, 1879.

A leader of the Dacoits, recently convicted at
Calcutta of cons; iracy to v.;oe war against the.
Queen, was sentenced to trueportanion for life;
10 accomplices were sentenced to 10 years' trans-


Garnet .eed Potatoes.

The Undersigned will receive from
'hli-, _x T. ti. A. Pitt," in a few days,
i is usual s;i.,pply of Superior

P T A4 J` A. .
Selected expressly for ,t,,ua 'Market.
J :Limited quantity of .]'Mnsol,
Se.', Fli,
,V'i-i Kwill be offered ( ii.. for Cash and on
a(.(.;o 'l. atia iiii_ term s to .. ', .. *:1- r
1 1-70^. H. PI1T.

~latiIitou, Tov' 3, 1 ~




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C '.L AT ,^.'. -.' ,
7 .

0-1V OiIGM .- .'I Tuesday Dee. 2, at7 a.m.
NEVADA sails Tn.i.!,v Dec. 16, at 7 a.m.
WISCO.-JSIN sails "Tr.':-,.' )ec. 23, at I p.m.
.MONTANA sails Dec. 30, at 6 a.m.
WYOwMi[NG sails '.nesi.u., Jany. 6, at II.a.m.
ARIZONA sails Tuesday Jiny. 13, at 6 a.m.
NEVAD \ sails Tuesday Jany. '21, at 11 a.m.
WISCON S iN sails Tuesday, Jy. .7, at 5 a. m.
The above Steamers are builp ,.:::.-.I,' for
the Trade, have five waterl-it i '4 .. and
c i'ry '".".._ a .. : k'- r: -, ; ;.- : '..* -. and Stew -
.ne -.t -- r.. -. saloon 1 S t., -.i.. or. are un-
surpassed by any Atlantic ..:.. and the
State Rooms are on '. i deck '*pe. ~ into the
Saloon, thun sec t ,:: that .;.': comfort -in
ocean travel, prfrfet ventilation and light.
Smoking Room, Bath R,.-o:. ,,.1 Piano on'
each Steamer.
'hi U.S ... all :''.,.,. "Canima"from Ber-
: :'d., Th rs i'nvi :, ::,'.rail arrives at .' r York
on onu,;- 5, and rs .";. ... .-.' :-. .. can t be
iai eft-ue. dire: to the Liverpool Steamer sail-
ing :*':! day.
L L' lLLiAiA'S & GUON,
29 'Tu..'lway, .' :-w York.
Y i:, Oct. 10th,. 1"7'.

dt the Royal Gazette 3latione0ry
L3 the Sir George F. Seymour," from L ..rJ, ,
R .( Y It. B OOK, Ivory and' Enamelle i
Carpenter's and .J.v or's S;E' T.I:GS
Gold and Silver P ';:K --i
Gold and .'i v, r L'A.\F
BottG'.,. GUM, with brush and top
Foolseap, Letter and PA P-R
ENVELOPE ', &c., &c.

A number of John Cameron's Po-
pular NOVELS.
i-ia-,i;,:, Nave!ian r 4th, 1879.

"Sound," said the sch'lhn:asier, "is what you
hear. For instance, you cannot feel a sound." ]
-"Oh, yes, you can," .aid a smart boy.-" John
Wilson," retorted the pedal-;aue, "how do you
make that out?"-" What sound can -you feel "-
"A sound tha:h ,ag," quickly replied the smart


rT: ti c. C.

Vrids Is.and.1

1\%TOTI('E is herl*0Y giVen thati
-- the ; 2)V Novoilubo-r, 879,

St. Da-

on and after

A fixed White Lio-ht,
Of the 2nd Order
Will be Exhibit-,J ',t. ih.' Lighthouse on Mount
.Hill, St. Davil's Island.
The followin- p-.irticuilnrs are givenfor Pub-,
lie information.
SBy order,
C,'crk D i9mouse Coinmmisioiors.
Hamilton, 18th Oct.. 1:";79.-8

St. David's Islaiid Light-

TITU ATED on ,. D.tvi : in the po-
: :i'.,i. marked Look Out." ;33, Admi=
ralty Chart B-i',, i: Tsauls No. 360--is a
white Octagonal .Ehibling 55 feet from, base to
Lantern and 2,',- feet 9 inches rabove Sea level.
It will e-:'hibit a FITED W- iITE LIGHT
of the 2nd .order, visible between the bearings
of N. 450- W. true [TH. 38 W. Ma:, .] round
by N. and E. to S. 443 W. true [S. 520 W.
Mag.] or over an arc of 2700. The dark
section extends over the rent: lining are of 910.
Alth iungh by the :lr-c-hanical contrivance of
the Lanten the Light shou' l be visible all
over the arc of 2700 b 'i,-re uientiotied, i will
be i:t.:--;e,ted by the lands about. Fort Vic-
toria or i'roi a bearing of N. 34 W. (West.)


SLL V'ersins just C-i .'iU against
-A the Estate ',ti,, late RlU' I MA. S':;EY,
of the P';ri-sh of :.'t. G ',:,-e dec sed, are re,
qu. to r.n '.r ithei to tm Lndersined on
or !,kf-;e the '.ei1'ih ,li D ernbeLr next. Per.
sons INI- BTED to tI-m: i:.,-ate will be re-
quired to make a Settlement :y the above uaoed
C.... ...- ... 1

3eorge A. S&aford,
Manufacturer an,- I .'eal,' in
.*.7 *, 9 m. ^ 9
Head ST( -S F()NT Ciurih PT. BLET"
Basin "i O'PS, &.. &c.
Any dtsi i. cut to rdcr. No charge for ordi.
nary hI sec iptioiis.
Persuo~s fi watdin orders, or ui~slinr any
information, l[Aase apply to
TW r"t r /1 n-

boy. W*' T. JJIEJ,S
Agent for Bermuda.
-.. ... .. 42 Front St.
-'7 :-.,.'" ----- "' .d H-,il n, Octr. Gi, 1879 1:- y

S`,WIG to `he expected move of- J, eW olfe
'-"" the -4ith ic:-imentt, it is proposed to sell .
the a: uractur:r of .all kinds of
Cows, horses, Carts, and 2 IA ,
Sets of Har.ness No N'r!wA.;ST Co-noTrw

The Properiy of the regiment.
7Tht CO "'.3 and IORS'- were imioi-ted
from Halifax and New York, and one of the
Cows is an Alderney of superior breed, expect-
ed to Calve about January Next. (Cost ;w'it.
calf 35 last December.)
The Carts include 1 Box Cart, 1 Dray, and I
Spring Cart.
There are 3 Sets of ,.rness (1 Birass .iount-
ed) for Driving.
Application to be made to the CANTEEN 46th
Regiment, St. George's.
September 6, 1.:79.
in,. .4...4 .A4 4 '- -.. -. .. -.. : .
.. -'-.. '

;-lrIt'ION 1878.


;' .'i.'.ij re :.: for Hot Climates in '.- i-
;0il' closed tins of all sizes, in small kegs and
in frkins. i'C';e <:. i of this celebrated :,,nd
,now e.:,.cL, l.,,!),000 lbs.
T. J. CL .,.- ..ic.I r Dairies, D p:t,
Cork, Ireland. ".

,-I '.- ,
,II:I,.'.TIR OF.


StE ti"oniery,
Reid Str,, nearly extreme 'West,
Harmilton, Bermuda.

Carriages built e-:iro,,ly for Beormuda when

8, 8 -1gent at Bermuda.
8, lf?9,-12m. .-


RHE above WATC. El-; for both-
l'- L s a;. ... : coni; i.antly
on h -in i byi the U .:-, '. :.,'.do .0' ove-
ment not in I''m "? ;v at the
..f u u f.i,'s i;. to order
anq :style of C G*', .. i' i'I, rai, &C.,
Re':e -: the l .' a..l, Co, received
the Gold .- '. 7 i ri. Ex l.,. hiliol' .
E'l o t ^ *. .ui i c n, .0. .
Deer 16, 1,-7.: u.0.0.

'O ;.O K in a i.,--" "'-, )9, or .mie
respectable fi.: ily, for cli. ,..;1. 1,-o o n folks,
by the month. 'I -iin, reasonable.
Also, can do any 1:i'1 of FA.ncy Work to suit
children and lHouse Orriame,,ts..
P'lese apply at the Royal Gazette" Oefice.
August 23, 1679.-

Boots and Shoes,

pIuLt n ;a


-- a v I P

S. ptc(bear


December 2, 1879.
December 2, 1879

Colonial .:: /, .,ry's O ..y
HAMILTON, 29th November, 1879.


has been pleased to appoint the follow-
ing gentlemen to form the Audit Board, in
pursuance of the ..rovis.ins of the Audit Act
of 1879:-
and to appoint
to be Chairman of the Board.
'By His Excellency's Command,
Colonial Secretary.

Nov. 25-Mail Steamer Flamborough, Frazer, New
York ; assorted cargo.-Agents, Trol & Cox.
29-Brigt. T. IH,A. Pitt. Young, Shediac; potatoes,
oats and lumber to T. H. Pitt..
Dec. 1-Seir.i Mlo a, THorton, Halifax; 43 casks and
A2 boxes codfish, 30 b1s. and 5 half bls. i 1.-
Agents B. W. Walker & Co.
Schr. Sea Foam, Smith, P. E. Island ; 2,2-7 bushels
potatoes, 41 bushels turnips, to S. A. Masters.
Nov. 27-Mail Steamer FlamborougL,, Frazer, New
York ; 14 boxes tomatoes, 1 bl. sweet potatoes, 5 ox
hides, i lot ox hoofs and 96 pkgs. liquors.
Sch. Eaile Po...:k, Hammond, Darien, Georgia.
Norweian Barque Frank, Patterson, United States.
Nov. 25--Schr. W. H. Brookfield, Hopkins, Barbados,
bound to Nova Seotia; in distress; 10 puncheons
molasses.-Agent, J. S. Darrell.
29-R. M. Steamer Beta, Shaw, Halifax; Englibh4
Mail of the llth ultinio, and merchandise.-Agent,
J. M. Hayward.
Nov. 25-Schr. J. A. Lord, Thomas, Jacksonville.
29-- M. steamer, Beta, Shaw, St. Thomas; mails
and merchandise.
In the Mail Steamer Flamborough on 25th ult.
from New York:--The Misses S. and E. Camp-
bell, Dr. Sweating, Mrs. Swveeting and Miss R.
Sweeting, Mi. and Mrs. R. D. Ewing, Mr. and
Mrs. Overbury, the Misses G. and C. Overbury,
,Miss L. Swainson, Mrs. Captain Boyle, Command-
er F. R. Boardman, R.N., Messrs. A. Wingood, R.
C. Nelles, G. Durant, J. H. Robinson, A. F.-rgu-
son, J. J. Frith, F. C. Braeutigan, John Burns, S.
P. Spendon.-2ND CABIN, Miss J. A. Hult, J-. Tuck-
er, A. Sergeson, W. H. Trott, Jr.
S In the R. M. Steamer Beta from Halifax-Capt,
HIeneage, R.E., Lieut. H. C. Perkins, 46th P.t-.,
Andw. Vizard, Esq., Naval Storekeeper, Dr. Ni-
R.N., Lieut. Buckner, R.N., Mr. Douglas Stewart
Mr. A. T. Cole. Second Cabin-Mrs. Dean, Mrs
Roberts, E. Pernsell.
In the Mail Steamer .land.i'ogh on Thursday
last for New York :-Col. G. H. Gordon, R.E., Cap.
tain Jameson, 19th Regt., Mr. and Mrs. H. Church-
all, Captain J. W. and Mr. W. H. I-lakes, Mrs. R
IH. and Miss Tuttle, Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Miller, Mrs,
G. A. Lee, John Harnett, Esqr., M.C.P., Capt.
Locke, Messrs. T. B. Bradford, W. Howard Harn-
.ett, Joseph Riley.-2ND CABIN, James O'Brien.
The T. H. A. Pitt, from Shadiac, N. B., arrived on
Friday last with a cargo of potatoes, oats and lumber.
Experienced a heavy gale on the 20th, in latitude 42'-3
long. 61'30, Barometer falling to.28"9, commencing at
S.E. and going to S.W ; lost part of deck load. In
passing through the Gull Stream met with a consider.
able quantity of white pine lumber, which did not ap-
pear to have been long in the wal,.-r.
On 24th in lat. 38,10 long. 62-'55 passed a water
logged ship, supposed to be German, with lower-
masts and lower yards standing, upper spars and
yards towing alongside.
The Brig Harry Davis, Captain McFee, from P. E,
Island to Barbados, with an inboard cargo of oats, &c.
and a deck load df horses, when in lat. 42-9 long,
59-25 on 29th October suffered so much by a hurricane
that she became di.kwasted and waterlogged. Two days
after the crew was rescued, leaving some of the horses
still alive on the deck.
The Schooner Mora, of Halifax, N. S., Valentin
Horton, Master, 14 days from Halifax, bound tc
Port-au.Prince, Hayti, with.a cargo of pickled and
dried fish, was towed into Port by Steam Tug Britan
nia in a disabled condition. Captain reports hav
ing experienced a succession of heavy gales nearly
the whole passage, and on the 21st ult., then in
lat. 38 50' North, long. 61 56' West, blowing a
hurricane; a terrific squal struck the ship, and a
the same time a heavy sea broke over the starboard
bow heaving her down on her beam ends-lee side
all under water. Vessel would not right;. so con.
cluded to cut away masts for general safety. Cu
away the formast first, but as the vessel still lay lee
side under water, then cut away the mainmast-
cleared away the wreck and let it hang over the
weather bow by the jib-stay to keep her head to
the sea. Vessel laying in trough of the sea and
sea constantly breaking over her. Midnight, dur
ing a very high and breaking sea-vessel laying
very broad with the sea on the quarter-rigged a
jury mast, and set part of the flying jib to keep her
head to the sea. 10 a.m. wreck of the mainmast

came along-side and struck the vessel several times
cut the jib-stay and let the wreck go. Vessel la.
boring and rolling very heavily all the time, mak-
ing a little water. On the 22nd the gale having
moderated, rigged another jury mast, and on the
morning of 1st Deer. was towed into Hamilton,
Bermuda, as before stated.-Agents, B. W. Walk-
er & Co.

The Mail Steamer Flamborough, Captain Fraser,
from New York, did not reach her Wharf in this
Harbour till the morning of Tuesday last. We are
informed that the Flamborough left her Pier in
New York at the customary hour on Thursday the
20th ult., but owing to a heavy gale which pre-
vailed at the time, could not get the pilot off; had,
consequently, to anchor outside of Sandy Hook for
the night. At 7 o'clock on the morning of the 21st
a boat having come alongside which took the Pilot
off, the F. immediately proceeded on her voyage.
Made the Bermuda lights on Monday evening and
entered the Channel soon after daylight on Tues-
We are indebted to Captain Fraser, Mr. Purser
Gale, and to Steward Skelly, for files of New York
papers of the 20th ult.
We understand that the Flamborough will make
another trip, when the Bermuda will be placed on
the route.
The Canima has been placed on the West India
Line, and had obtained a lull outward freight.

The 17th Company R.E., were shortly to leave
Aldershot for Bermuda,

FI(t UhiltOn,

SI PARIS, Nov. 22.-Ex-Empress Eugenie yesterday
l had interviews with Prince Napoleon and the ex-
. Queen of Spain and left In the evening for Madrid
. to be with her dying mother.
a 1 PARIS, Nov. 22.-The early snow has driven
r, wolves from the forests, in the Department of
Si Marine and peasants are organizing midnight hunt-
; ing parties to protect the flocks.

TURKS' ISLANDS.-We have been kindly handed,
9 by J. J. Frith, Esqr., passenger by Flamborough,
e a file of the Turks' Island Royal Standard, down
to the 8th ultimo.
The weather had been for some considerable time
unfavorable for salt making, and the little salt that
remained on hand had been shipped.
The Standard of the 8th November, in reference
to the Halifax Mail Steamer calling at these Is-
lands on her return from Jamaica, is objected to
i by Mr. Cunard, there being no light on 8and Cay
e to guide a vessel in entering the passage from the
A notification is published by the President of
Turks' Islands, by request of the Secretary of For-
eign Relations of Santo Domingo, Senor Manuel
de J. Galvon, that from and after the 25th October
a blockade would be established ou all the ports of
the Northern portion of the Republic, viz.: Monte
Christi, Porto Plata and Sumana.

,The floods have subsided and the rains have
ceased, but they have done an immense amount of
damage to the roads of the country, which it will
take months to repair. Nearly a hundred lives
have been lost by the floods, chiefly at the east end
of the island. The coffee crop has suffered heavily
by the rain. -

Russia contemplates- putting a tax on new divi-
dends payable on bonds and other securities.

From the New Yoirk Hera'd, November 18.

t, .;- Thursday, 4th December, having been fixed
for the Races, LADY LAITAN's Reception, which
should have taken place on that day, is postponed
to Thursday, 11th December, when the finish of' the
Hunt will be at Mount Langton.

FoR SPoETs-1-19th (Priuce. of Wales' Own)
Regiment-TO-DAY.-'See finest page ofthis Ga-

Arrival of the English :-:ail of the
11th 1ultimo.
The R. M. Steamer Beta, Captain Shaw, with the
English Mail of the 11th November, arrived at St.
George's on Thursday last.
We are indebted to Capt. Shaw and other friends
for files of Halifax papers of the 24th ultimo, which
place us in possession of three days' later news from
Europe than was brought by the New York boat.

ghan leader, at the battle of Chara, is said to
have reported that he crossed the Balkan frontier
and refuged with the Russians.
LONDON, Nov. 19.-Michael Davitt and James
Boyce Killer have been arrested in Dublin, charged
with having used language in public speeches cal-
culated to incite a breach of peace. James Daly,
editor of the Connaught Telegraph, has been arrest-
ed in Castlebar for the same cause.
LONDON, Nov. 20.-At the Home rule conference
here, to-night, it was resolved to hold an early mass
meeting of Irish inhabitants and all sympathisers to
protest against the arrest of l)aly, Killen and Dav-
itt. All Home Rule members of Parliament resi-
dent in London will be invited to attend.
Irish organizations in Liverpool, Leeds, Newcas-
tie, Birmingham and Glasgow have determined to
make public protests.
At a meeting of Home Rule organizations in
North London, Southwark and Greenwich, to-night,
it was resolved to assist the promoters of the land
agitation. Parnell will be invited to attend. He
has deferred his visit to the United States in conse-
quence of rumors reaching him of intended action
of the Government, and the: present crisis will delay
his journey still further.
LONDON Nov. 21.-Many Irish landlords are
leaving the country under threat of assassination.
The Government is determined to put strong
measures in force to maintain public order.
The refusal b1 court of the application by La-
bouchere for mandamas will be followed by his in-
carceration. -
LONDON, Nov. 21.-Parnell personally does not
think his arrest probable. Reports have been cir-
culated that the Irish and English advisers of the
Governmel.t differ as to the advisability of such a
Two companies of soldiers have arrived at Boyle
en route to Balla, to be in readiness in the event of a
d disturbance at the forthcoming meeting. Agitators
declare the Government wishes to provoke a col-
LONDON, Nov. 22.-The Irish arrests continue to
be the leading topic of interest. The Times thinks
that there is every reason to believe that a timely
- display of firmness will extinguish any really mis-
chievious element in the anti-rent agitation.
"'The Times' -correspondents report from Glasgow
' that there is intense excitement among Home
, Rulers; from Liverpool great interest but no ex-
, citement; from Limerick, considerable dismay and
concern; from Dublin, one reporter says that the
* excitement is only equalled by that prevailing dur-
ing the Fenian rising.
[ DUBLIN, Nov. 22.-The Irish Times states that it
- is possible that the Government may be induced,
on memorial of Board of Guardians, to grant money
s" to assist emigration from localities where other ar-
langements are unable to cope with any threatened
SLONDON, Nov. 22.-A dense fog has prevailed
u throughout the kingdom for the past three days.
. Weather cold, wet and snowy.
LONDON, Nov. 23.-The meeting at Balla to-day
t lost much of its importance in consequence of the
. announcement by Parnell that the expected evic-
tions at Balla would not be made, rent having been
paid. There will, however, be another meeting.
- The London correspondent of the Manchester
Guardian pays:-The discussion now principally
d turns on this point: whether the words used 'by
Magby, Michael, Davitt and others were within the
. sedition law, and whether the Government will be
, able to obtain their conviction. There is much
. doubt of this, even among eminent lawyers. .On
e the other hand, there is no question of a general
s desire for some vindication of the authority of the
s law. It is not believed there can be any section of
British people, nor any considerable number of
e Irish, who do not wih to see an end of the agitation
o for non-payment of debt. That being ended, it is
d thought there will be an increased disposition to
- have regard to move acceptance of the claims of Irish
- politicians.
r The Globe announces that the widow of Chas.
' Dickens died at Regents Park, this morning, after
a an illness of 18 months.
t iThe Army and Nary Gazette says no actual orders
Shave been issued Warning regiments to be ready to
o go to Ireland.
S CORK, Nov. 23.-Troops left here last night for
t Battevant, in this county, it is supposed in conse-
quence of urgent private in formation received by the

was as though a huge cutter had chopped off the
bows, leaving the hull exposed.
The Shock in the Saloi,.-The shock of the col-
lision was felt in the saloon even more severely than
on the upper deck. At the moment it occurred
Miss Goslett was playing the accompaniment to the
glee, "See Our Oars with Feathered Spray," which
was being sung by some ladies and gentlemen. In
the midst of th9 song the shock threw the occu-
pants of the saloon violently from their seats. Miss
Kiddie, of Kincardie, Scotland, was thrown violently
across the cabin, sustaining severe internal injuries
and a slight scalp wound The force of the fall was
broken by the presence -of mind of Mr. Carr, who
sustained injuries to his knee while endeavoring to
arrest her downward course. Many ladies were
frightened:almost to death. They sought refuge in
each other's arms and wept from very terror, at the
unknown catastrophe which all felt had overtaken
them." Some few showed remarkable coolness and
nerve and tried their best to console their more tim-
orous sisters. In this good work they were aided
by husbands and friends,iwho sought to conceal their
own anxiety the better to cheer the failing spirits ol
their fair ci.Iomipanuiins.
The Supreme Moment.-On deck the scene was full
of terror, Groups of rileint pa-:entler.s wete gather-
ed, expecting every moment t.> be engulfed in. the
dark waters. To'we inig :bov the vessel's prow was
the huge, shadowy mass of the monstrous iceberg.
It extended some 500 feqt across the bows and three
tall'pinnacles rose to the height of sixty or seventy
feet. Should one of these ice steeples topple over
the fate of ship and pi),' would be sealed.
The crash of the collision, tb". rush of flte pa,:'eug,.-'s
to the deck. had occupied but a minute. Captain
Jones had not retired, and immediately rushed to
the bridge. His first words were:-
My God, men, where were your eyes ?"

F.RL'-CaTLE. '
ST. JoHNS, N. F., Nov. 9.-The steamship Ari-
zona, of the Guion line, sailed from New York on
the morning of Tuesday, November 4, having on
board 300 souls-all told-passengers and crew.
She was the. pioneer ship of a fleet destined to com-
pete in fleetness and commodiousness with the White
Star line, and was 464 feet long, 46 feet in breadth
of beam and 37 feet in depth of hold. She had a
gross tonnage of 5,400 tons. Her engines nominally
were of 1,200 horse power, working up to 6,000
indicated; nor did her performance belie her pro-
* mises.
Neptune Propitious.-The weather dncountered on
leaving New York was most propitious and her first
day's log shoWed that 380 miles had been traversed.
The passengers were loud in their praise of her
fleetness and stability, and every one on board pro-
phesied that she would make the quickest passage
on record.
Among the passengers were Mr. S. B. Guion, the
owner of the ship, his isite and two young nieces,
and it was held that their presence was a double
guarantee of the cnetral safety. Mr. Pierrepoint
Edwards, the British Vice Consul at New York and
his wife; Mr. J., B. Colgate, the banker, who figured
in the Tilden income tax law suit; Mr. James J.
O'Kellv. the famous 'Cubau correspondent of the
New York Herald, and Mr. L. Coudert, the well
known lawyer, acomipinied by his young son.
These with seventy others, made up the list of
saloon passengers, Three hundred and sixty-three
miles were made in the second day's run, and the
log of the third day showed the same result.
In the track of Icebergs.--The Arizona was now
well on the Banks of Newfoundland; and one day
more would have put her beyond their ice infested'
shore. Not an hour's fog had been encountered,
and even the nights were clear. Under these
circumstances Captain Thomas Jones, who com-
manded, felt justified in running his ship at full
speed and an average rate of fifteen miles an hour
was maintained on the third day out.4 The wind,
which had been favorable, chopped round, and all
sail was taken down. .The fourth day resembled
its predecessors and brought us bracing, enjoyable
weather. Not a threatening cloud was in the sky
and the wind Was just sufficient to ripple the surface
of the ocean. The- Arizona was behaving magnifi-
cently. She rode the, wave, like a swan and won
words of warm applause from every creature aboard.
If ever ship promised to-bear her living freight in
joyful triumph to a safe haven, the Arizona was
that ship. The fates, too, seemed propitious, and
men who had er .sed the Atlantic half a hundred
times declared that never in all their experience
had they known such beautiful weather.
Pools on the Ship's Speed.-Day after day the sea
spread out placid as a fairy lake, and fair winds
wafted us toward the Europen shore. We were
then in latitude 47 degrees north and longitude 53
degrees west On board all was peaceful confidence
and hope. After dinner, on Friday, according to
their wont, the ladies sat in the, saloon and whiled
away the hours with gleeful song, while a number
of the gentlemen occupied Social Hall"' (the smok-
ing room) and amused themselves selling pools on the
run at auction. As a large number of the passen-
gers were buyers for American commercial houses
the latter pastime was entered into with peculiar
zest. Mr. J. 0. Bedell, who had act-d as auctioneer,
had just completed his labrs for the night, and
considerable amusementwas raised at his expense
owing to the lowest number having been left on his
hands through his efforts to extort a high price from
a pool syndicate which had been formed by three
enterprising gentlemen of a speculative turn. The
auctioneer's voice was silent, and Mr. S. S Ingham,
Jr., of Bermuda, who acted as secretary, sat at a
table receiving the money. Fifteen pounds sterling
hal been paid in, and jibe and joke were still being
bandied at the auctioneer's expense.
A Terrible Interruption.-Suddenly there was a
crash and the money gatherer and his gold and silver
were hurled on the floor. The jibing voices ceased
and terror seized u pon every soul. Half the occu-
pants of the room were sprawling on the floor and
the rest were rushing from the place with blanched
faces and palpitating hearts. The crash was terrific,
and as the stout hull of the magnificent ship trem-
bled from the shock the boldest heart grew still.
Terror was depicted on many faces, but the only
cry heard was that of warning voices of brave men-
"Steady gentlemen, steady Keep cool !"
Brave words, not spoken in vain The first
movement of alarm died away and:a true manhood
resumed its sway. During the hours of terror
which followed no coward word was spoken. Save
in a'few instances the conduct of the passengers
was magnificent and the officers did their duty like
Crashing upon Icy Death.--Captain Jones had
quitted the bridge at nine o'clock, leaving the ship
in charge of the officer of the watch, John Wyrn
Jones. All was then safe, and as the night, though
overcast, was not dark, no danger was apprehended"
Ten minutes later the ship, going at topmost speed,
plunged head on into a' mountain of ice. The huge
ship trembled like an aspen leaf and rec,.iled, but
again advanced and struck the iceberg, but fortu-
nately with diminished force. The first blow had
stove in her.bows, crushing them as though they
were made of cardboard. Tons of ice fell upon the
decks or were forced through the gapping hole in
bow. Full fifteen feet of the iron work had been
broken, bent, twisted andi forced inward, leaving an
awful chasm, through which the waves dashed. It

but no response came, and we were compelled to the Free Church here, on "The Two Races of North
beat up and down during the night in the disabled America from a Radical point of view." There was
ship till the morning dawned- a large audience, and the lecturer dealt with his
This moniing a pilot came aboard aud brought subject in an able manner.-(Huutley Paper.)
the Arisona safely into port, and the rescued pas- .
sengers hastened from her decks to the various We are indebted to Captain Young, of the T'. H. A.
churches to give GoD thanks for their wonderful Pitt for some P. E. Island, Moneton and St. John N.
deliverance from death. B. papers.
Escape Unprecedented.-Crowds of hardy sailors
gathered during the day to gaze on the awful breach TE "' NORaTMPTroN."-PourTSMOUT, Nov. 12.-
made by the collision, and all. are agreed that never The "Northampton," flagship, which has been
another ship had such an escape. commissioned to replace the Belleriophon" as
Experts who have examined her declare that she flagship on the North American and West India
cannot be made ready for sea within a month. Mr. Station, arrived at Spithead late this afternoon,
Guion has therefore telegraphed for the Nevnda to having had an experimental cruise in the channel.
call at St Johns, and arrangements will be made to She will try her machinery on the measured mile
enable some of the passengers to sail on the Allan on Friday, but is not expected to sail till after
line next Thursday. The most pleasing feature of Christmuas. It is not known whether Rear-Admir-
our providential escape is that not a single life has al Sir Leopold McClintock will join her at Spithead.
been sacrificed and not a soul dangerously wounded.
The sailors who were injured in their bunks and The Atalanta's cruise in the West Indies will be
half buried among the debris, were found to be for about five months, when she will return to
more frightened than hurt. Portsmouth. Her orders are to proceed first to

OTTAWA, Ontario, Novr. 15.-The practicability
4o establishing an ocean route for trade purposes
from, Fort Nelson in the North-west Territories to
Europe by way of Hnudon Straits and Bay, is
likiiy toyreceive, tie consideration of Government,
in view of -the favorable and voluminous reports
from Prof. Bell. It is understood that the matter
will be placed in the bands of Prof. Selwyn to carry
6out such steps as may be necessary to determine
finally the practicability of-such a route.
HAVANA, Nov. 21.-The Mayor of Cienfuegos
ti' .,ial.h1 that an official despatch from Santa
(I ,.t announces that the troops have killed insur-
gent Chief Nuirs, and made prisoner of another
Chief, name unknown.'
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21.-It is stated that a bill
reinstating Grant as Captaifi General of the army
has been drawn for presentation to Congress.

Barbadoes and, cruise in the neighbourhood, and
then to visit Bermuda. She may be expected in
England early in April next. "
WIAR OFFIE, October 31.-19th REOT.-Lieut.
J. F. Simonet to be Captain, vice Sharp, retired.
Lieut, A. de S. Hadow to be Lieut., vice Simonot.

Colonel Hutton, 30th Regiment, has retired on half-
pay, having terminated his five years as regimental

..= A Supplement of three col-
Lr umus accompanies this issue of the Ga.
sette." It contains the Proceedings of
the Honorable the Legislative Coqncil on the 28th
ultimo; the proceedings of the Honorable the
lHofise of Assembly on the 28th ultimo and 1st in.
stands; two communications and other items of

He was perfectly cool, and at once gave orders to To the Editor of tho IPo3 al Gazette.
b"ek the engines, and, calling all hands on deck, or- DEAR ME. LES,-My worthy cousin Tally Ho
deed the hell) to be put hard to starboard, has had such close watch kept on him of late by
A few moments later we parted company with 1 his wif and mother-in-law that going to the Race
the iLeberg, which fl6ated away with its three tall Course or attending in any way at all to racing
pinnacles distinctly visible against the night sky. hatters has been quite out of the question; he
As it faded into the gloom it presented the appear- therefore has asked me if I would be so good 's to
ance of a phantom thre,?-iaste4 vessel. help him keep his promise to you of supplying some
A wuful Uncertainty.-Short as was the time occu- information about the horses likely to run in the
pied in this mancmvure, it offered an opportunity to 'cominiu meeting and write in his stead. I can tell
estimate the damage we had sustained. The Ari- you I felt not a little proud of being considered
zona's bows were completely stove in and a tangled worthy to fill the place of one se well acquainted
mass of iron plates and braces and stays were heap- with sporting inm iters as our mutual friend Tally
ed up in frightful confusion where a few moments Ho, and after hesitating a little and stammering,
before a shapely prow had cleft the waves. How out that I was sure I did'nt know how to write on
great was the damage done none could say, but the such a subject I consented.
well known formation of icebergs left the worst to Accordingly I have at times taken up my pcst
be feared. among the knowing ones at Slielly Bay to take no-
Had the collision bulkhead gone down in the awful tice of all going on there and now will proceed to
crash? g give you such hints as I can as to the likely wins
Had not some protruding spur ripped our bottom ners; but first of all let me thank the Honorary
plates? Secretary and others of the Stewards for the value,
These were questions on the answer to which able information they have at times unwittingly
depended the lives of nigh three hundred souls. afforded me.
Alas! the good ship seemed to give the answer her- The Races will commence at 12 o'clock, but as I
self, for as she backed from the terrible iceberg she cannot for certain lay dowu the proper order I will
listed to the starboard side and dipped visibly at the begin with the Hunt Cup which should be the one
bows. race above all others to be one of the best, as tle
She's sinking! why don't they get ready the meeting is exclusively under the auspices of tl.e
boats ? was anxiously whispered among the passen- deservedly popular Hunt Club. The entries for
gers, but to their credit no cry or movement was this race are far from good and all nust agree with
made which might embarrass the crew in their work. nme in saying what a pity it is that such a race
Injured Seamnen.-At this moment a rumour beea) n ; should have so f.'w starting for it. There is little
to circulate that several of the crew had been 1 difficulty in naming the winner for Faugh-a-Bal.
crushed in their bunks and were buried beneath the laugh ought to have it all his own way-Sancho,
mass of iron and the ice which had been forced Jenny Jones and Jack making a good race of it for
through the gap made by the collision. It was second place-of the, three I should prefer to back
only trub too. Three tinfortunate, bruised and Sancho.
bloody, were helped on deck, and their woebegone The Plnters' Stakes is I am glad to say only
appearance did much to increase the terror of the open this year to quite unti'ained really farmed
situation. horses, and I now'hear that the entries will remain
The feeling that the ship was sinking caused open till the morning of the Race. As the stakes
several gentlemen to request Mr. Pierrepont Ed- are good--16 for first and .5 for the second horse
wards, the British Vice Consul, to urge the Captain -tlns extra opportunity will I hope tempt maty
to have the boats prepared. This he promised to do farmers to enter their horses and so make more
and one boat was lowered, after considerable delay, competition than I at present hear there is likely
during which the first officer descended to make an to be. Of those already entered I must name Zer-
examination of the nature of the fracture. Wheu neen, late Fanny, as likely to prove the winner if
he returned on board it was announced that the she starts, for I hear that she had a nasty fall at
steamship would lie to during the night. A thorough Prospect last week from which she did not come off
examination of the forehold showed the Arizona to quite unhurt. Soldier I have not seen training but
be watertight. I have no doubt the Somerset horse is in nood con-
Tears of Thanks.-This fact considerably trahquil- edition and should be a good second. There are I
lied the minds of the passengers, and gradually know other horses which if their owners will only
they returned to the saloon. When they were all enter them ought to e ood account of themselves.
assembled the Rev. J. M. Ross rose and in a few dIn the Polo Stast I dy Grey will again be rid.
feeling words suggested that prayers should be n by the Masterbut don't think she will repeat
offered to GOD in thanks for the mercy he had so her last year's performance; now that the race is
graciously shown. Hardly had the suggestion been a mile she cannot stay. Souvenir, if he will only
uttered when the assembled passengers knelt and remain on the course, is likely to prove a trouble
joined-in appropriate prayer. Than the hymn, some opponent, but for choice I name Zephyr r a
"Praise GoD from whom all blessings flow," was the winner. Inthe St. George's Stakes there ought
sung with an impressive earnestness but seldom to be a close race between Faerie Queene and Fex.
witnessed in cathedral aisles. Heartfelt sobs min- terbut though the betting is about even I should
gled with the chant and tears stood in strong men's prefer to put my money on the Queene.
eyes. w For the Grand Military there are, I believe, more
eyes. interested than last year, and amongst them is a
A Negligent Watch.-When the excitement calmed new horse-Sultan-from which, if report speaks
down men began to ask how the catastrophe hal true, we may expect to see something good, and
befallen. The night, though overcast, was clear, there should 'be a good race between Lord Tom
and it was argued that if a proper lookout had been Noddy, Vulcan and Sultan.' The former is looking
maintained the iceberg must have been seen in time exceedingly well, and unless I am very much mis,
to enable us to avoid it or else to diminish the force taken, the others will find it hard work to beat him.
of the collision. Mr. Win. Roper, of Newcastle-on- I will therefore predict that the order will be: Tom
Tyne, England, stated that the sailors on thelookout Noddy first, Sultan second and Vulcan third.
had admitted to him that they were not at their posts I have not seen the weights for the Shelly Bay
in the prow of the ship when the collision occurred. Handicap, so I cannot pretend to pick out the like.
The excuse offered for this dereliction of duty was ly ones, but Starlight is certainly the favorite a
the poor one that the fore part of the ship had been in spite of whatever weight they may put on him.
painted during the day. Next day the sailors I predict that Starlight will be first, while Dexter,
wished to deny this admission, but several of the and Lord Tom'Noddy, wi ka or
passengers who were on deck confirmedMr. Roper's of it for second place. ilmae a race
statement. There is every reason to believe that, For the Somers Hurdle Race I will again n ame
had a proper outlook been maintained, the catastro- Faulh.a-Ballaglh, though if Zerneen goes she may
phe'would have been avoided. pr6e .him pretty close, but I think I am right in
What Might Have Been.-Considerable difficulty saying thatthe Master will succeed in lauding his
was experienced in launching the single boat which horse the winner.
was lowered into the water, though the sea was as Lastly comes a race which is a new one on the
calm as a mill pond, and it was the universal con- programme-The Bermuda Stakes--It should be
eviction of the passengers that had the Arizona sunk a popular race, but I hear the entries are not so
within an hour after the collision not a soul would numerous as they might be, which is to be rre tted
have escaped. Fortunately the veryviolence of the for the races afford us all one day's amusement a
collision snapped the iron plates of the ship's sides as year, but in order to keep them up, there should be
though they were of glass, and so broke the force of no lack of lovers of the sport willing to enter their
the blow upon the rest of the hull. Beyond the horses.' I again name Starlight as the likely win-
immediate parts crushed not a rivet started, and for ner. I don't think I Ahall be far wrong: Dexter
once the watertight bulkhead proved the safety of will take second place, Soldier or Dick third.
passengers and steamship. Still there was little Now Mr. Editor, if the Clerk of will
faith in this frail partition. While the sea continued only give us a fine day, I have, no doubt that all
calm it might keep out the water, but it was felt who go toi Shelly Bay on Thursday will thoroughly
that the first heavy sea breaking into the yawning enjoy themselves. Hoping to meet you there
breach would tear the plates asunder. I remain, yoursvery truy,
It was, therefore, with a feeling of relief the pas- rema yours very truly,
sengers learned that Mr. S. B. Guion, on consulta- j HARKAWAY.
tion with the captain, had decided to head for the
port of St. John's, Newfoundland, and that the We regret noft being able to give in to-day's Ga.
steamer was slowly ploughing her way toward land. 'zette, for want of room, "Tally-ho's'" communica.
A Welcome Haven.-It was now past midnight, tion relative to the recent Hunts. We must, how.
but few were inclined to turn in. Gradually the ever, find space for the postscript to the communi-
ladies withdrew to their cabins, but a goodly nuumber cation which is as followsi--
of the male passengers merely stretched themselves "Please tell all your young lady readers that if I
on the saloon seats and gradually forgot the perils of can manage to drive Mrs. T. out to the races, she
the night. Fortunately the weather continued calm will give them a faithful account of all the Cos-
and the morning of Saturday broke warm aud balmy, tunes on the Grand Stand and thereabouts.",
filling passengers and crew with renewed hope of a
happy exit from their perilous position. Toward 8 WHO IS MR. ROBERT J. SMITH?
o'clock in the evening lights on the Newtouudland
coast came into view, and by ten o'clock, the wel- The following, clipped from a late Scotch paper,
come glimmering of the town was seen, the illu- has been sent us.-[Ed. Br. R,G.] ;a;::
mined windows sparkling like diamonds in the LECTURE.-On Wednesday Mr. Robert J. Smibth
rockbound coast. Signal guns were fired for pilots, Bermuda Islands, delivered an eloquent lecture in


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T, at Hillside,r Warwick, on 29th ultimo, the
of Captain B. G. Barnett, of a DAUGHTER.
...., at No. 3. Thomas Street, New Charlton,
England. on 27th September, the WIFE of Mr.
H E. Whelan, of a DAUGHTER.

&RRIED, Oct. 29, at St. Peter's Port, Guern-
1,ajor-General A. W. GORDON, late of the 61st
., to CowSTANc MAR, daughter of the late
'. H. Mordaque, M. A., Vicar of Haslingdon.
wndm Paper.
...., on the 27th ult., at the residence of E-
zer Bell, Esqr., Pembroke, Bermuda, by the
. E. BF Moore. Pastor of the Methodist Church,
liltou, ME. F. C. BRAENTIGAM, of Deal, New
qv, to Mies SuSIE A., daughter of the late John
Susan Young of New York City. No Cards.-
wury Park Journal and other papers please copy.)
... November 27th, at the residence of Mr.
rew Flannuuig'n, Ireland Island, uncle to the
e, by the Revd. Dr. Joseph Corbett, R. C.
Slai to thet Forces, Sergeant MICHAEL P. SAn-
;th Rep0t., to NOEAn L. OLIVU, only daughter
Ar. Wm. Olive, Jr., and granddaughter of Mr.
. Olive, Sr., Midhur'st, Bermuda.

tED, at the Drunsyvick House, in this Town,
ember 27, MARGARET SARAH, wife of the Rev.
ael Hollingswortb. D.D.
e. and Mrs. i1ollingsworth, accompanied by their
donahter., arrived here by the "Canima" Novr.
A year ago Mrs. H. was attacked by bronchitis.
Ivy before leavin- New York the disease manifest-
vy unfaoraible symptoms attended with consid-
de stresss. from which she suffered severely, not
during the ocanivova,.' but after her arrival in
,iila.. Weate in fored that even in the few days of
journ here she derived great delight and comfort
the balmy air of this lovely island, and that she
especially grnalified by the many kind and thought-
Uttendions which were so cheerfully and gladly ten-
Iby many of our townspeople. Mrs. H. was 62
a of age and was a native of New York City. It
her long expressed desire that she should be bu-
jh whatever place it. should please God to call her
himself. Her funeral therefore was solemnized on
atternoon of Friday at St. John's Church, Pem-
.e, by the Rev. Mark James, Rector of Pembroke
Devonshire, assisted by the Rev. J. L Lough,
.or of Paget, and Warwick, and Rev. J. C. L.
?s, Acting Minister of Trinity Church.
......, in this Town on the 20th NoVr., FRANCES R.
t of the late Wm. T. James, Senr., aged 62 years.
,u,., on the 12th October, at Sea, on his return
ige from Cuba. CAPTAIN JOHN MORGAN, late of
nuda and Halifax, N.S.-London Times, Oct. 29. .,
....... on the 2nd instant, at Reay House, Inver-
i, Scotland, Col. ARTHUR A'COURT FISHER, C.B.,
al Engineers, aged 49.-Court Journal, Nov. 8.
3Ionel Fisher was well known in Bermuda, having
ed 'here some 3 or 4 years.


S Virtue of aWrit issued by His Excellency
TIE GOVERNOR and Commander-in-Chief
us directed, we do hereby notify THE
.ISHof Saidt George that
n FRIDAY Next,
The 5th day of December,
kmeting will be held at the Masonic Hall,
aeorge's Lodge" in this Town, at 11 o'clock,
in the GENERAL ASSEMBLY of these
ds in the place of the late Frederick Au-
'is Stuart Hunter, Esqr., M.D.
/W. 0 J. J. HYLAND, J. P.,
W. 1'. ROBERTS, J. P.
Ge-orge's, 29th Nov., 1879.


Ti URf Si )yf 1i Sh
December, 1879,
0 Young Ladies of the Town of
St. George
Purpose having a Sale of

roceeds of Sale to be appropriated towards
dating the debt on The St. George's
mar School.
ibscriptions in Cash, donations of Useful
?ancy Articles, Plants, Fruits or Flowers,
will be thankfully received from friends
ughout the Island, and can be forwarded
to. 18th Proximo to any of the under-
ed Ladies,
}eorge, Bermuda, }
8th Novr., 1879.
Colonist copy onca.

For Sale,

r The House and
qD in Warwick Parish, belonging to the
ite of the late GEORGF J. PATTON; bounded
the North by Land of I[rs. Madalin
itbourn; East, by a Tribe Road; South, by
Main Road, and West, by a Tribe Road.
HOUSE is a Two Story one, and has
r Bedrooms, a large Drawing Room, Two
ours, Two Halls, One Sitting Room, Pan-
nd Kitchen. There are about Six Acres
AND, on which is a Fruit Garden and
Outhouses; and, as the Road on the
of the Premises will shortly be improved
property will be within a few minutes walk
e Salt Kettle Ferry.
For further Particulars apply to
2 West Front Street, Hamilton, '
member Ist, 1879.-tf 3p (

Received per Canima
Felt H! ITS Tweed HA TS

JBoots & Shoes
And other Goods in great
Iton, October 27, 1879.-3 alt

Furniture Sale
At the Residence of

Dr. J. F. Brodie,
At Foot of Riddles' Bay, Warwick, near the
Residence of Samuel Chapman, Esqr.,
Tomorrow, Wednesday,
At 12 o'clock, M.,
The whole of his HOUSEHOLD

Amongst which will be found
1 Butler's TRAY 4 Small TRAYS
6 Cane-Seat CHAIRS
Table MATS Wire Dish COVERS
1 Dinner SERVICE
1 Breakfast SET Pickle DISHES
1 Meat SAFE.

Sitting Room.
1 Centre TABLE 1 Side DITTO
2 Cedar TABLES
6 Cane-seat CHAIRS

Bed Room.
&c., &c., &c.
I Gray M/RE
Oc: The above Goods must be paid for and
delivered in the afternoon, immediately after
the Sale.
Hamilton, Deer. 1, 1879.

Quick Sales & Small

IBags CORN 100 lb. Bags BRAN
Bbls. Kerosene OIL, 150, 120, and 115 Fire Test
Firkins and Tubs BUTTER
Boxes CII EIESE, from 10 to 60 lbs.
Kits No. I MACKEREL-very fat
Barrels SALT
Barrels Crushed and Powdered SUGA.IR
Hlf. Chests English Breakfast and Oolong
Bags RICE Bls. Carolina IICE
Illf. BIs. Pearl BARLEY Bis. Oil MEALt
Kerosene Oil TAN KS, 60 galls.
Bls. Corn MEAL Bales HAY
Barrels Fish G UAYO
Barrels Garnet POTATOES
The above are offered CHEAP FOR CASH.
St. George's, Novr. 27, 1879.-3 ins,


The Undersigned will receive per
Brigt Manson" from A. f.,
Due in all this week,

Garnet Potatoes,
In hound Hoop Barrels,
Selected especially for SEED and of the most
reliable quality.
Mapes Bermuda-Brand Fish

Hamilton, Deer. 2, 1879.-1

For Sale.

One of Kent's Patent
Nearly new, recently imported from England;
will clean 9 Table Knives and one Carver.
Also, a large American
Suitable for a Club or Hotel.
d.Jersey fevfer C.JL F,
thorough bred, one year old, imported from
New York last year, Price 10.
For further particulars apply to M ,E S
PRESIDENT, 46th Regiment, St. George's.
St. George's, 28th Novr., 1879.

A Gentleman and Lady, or Two
Ladies, can be accommodated with LODG-
INGS in a Cottage in this Town.
Particulars please apply at the Office of this
H amilton, Dec. 1st, 1879,


Potatoes! Potatoes !!

On Fridday neXit
5th Instant, At 12 o'clock, M.,
In Front of the Stores of the Un-
t E. C A SG 0
Of the Clipper Schr. SEAFOAM," Smith,
Master, only 6 days from Prince Edward
Island, consisting of .
The Very Choicest Potatoes grown
in that Island, Viz.:-'
1 00 n USHS. best Table POTATOES
1000'V B 700 do. Early Rose DO.
100 do. Snow Ball DO.
460 do. Red Planting DO.
40 do. TURNIPS.
11 000 iEET White Pine BOARD
1 U,000 F10,000 LATHS
50 Sugar-cured HAMS <
25 Qr. Bales HAY
25 Bags BRAN, 100 lbs. each
20 Drums New Halifax CODFISH
10 Bbls. Pilot BREAD
10 Half Bbls. MACKEREL
10 American Wash TUBS
1 Large American STOVE.
Hamilton, Decr. 1, 1879.

Auction of Valuable


In Paget Parish, at noon,

The 17th Deer., instant, _
Formerly of WILLIAM DEANE and late of his
Daughter MARY A. DEANE, both now
deceased, viz.:-
No. 1-The Desirable PROPER-
TY known as THE DEANERY" containing
about 16 Acres of Land, with the well-built
and Commodious DWELLING, HOUSE and
Substantial Cottage thereupon standing; ly-
ing between the Middle and South Longitudi-
nal Roads and Lands of Mrs. -Mary A. Frith
and Joseph H. S. Frith on the East, and of
Stephen Ward and Wm. James Kemp on the
and about 4 acres of Land, a large portion of
which is arable; bounded Southerly by the
South Longitudinal Road; Westerly by Land
of Susanna, the Wife of J. McDermot, and
Land of Samuel A. Harvey, Esqr.; Northerly
by Land now held or occupied by Mrs. Gilbert
R. Frith; and Easterly by Land of the Hon.
Eugenius HIarvey.
The above are well worthy of the attention
of residents or speculators.
Lot No. 1 commands an extensive and at-
tractive prospect, the Dwelling House being
beautifully situated and the Land well calcu-
lated in every respect for Agricultural purpo-
Lot No. 2, with a moderate .outlay, would
afford a commodious residence as well as a
profitable, compact and well sheltered Farm.
Deer. 2, 1879.-3 3p*

Something eNew f!
Something New !!

liberty of calling your attention to my
great Variety of pure
French and American Candies,
Manufactured every day in llamnilto n.
SAlso, Families and Wedding Parties Sup-
plied with ICE CREAMS, at shortest notice.
Yours Respectfully,
Ea;st Broadway, Hlamilton, z
December 1st, 1879.-4 pd S

for Sale,

S A Cow, Horse,
Apply to Royal Gazette" Office.
December 1, 1879.-3

Furnished or Unfurnished.

That large and comfortable two-

with Verandahs on two sides, situated on the
corner of Church and. Court Streets, opposite
the Presbyterian Church, and lately occupied
by the Subscriber.
For further particulars apply to
Lane, opposite Military Police Station.
lHamilton, Dec. lst, 1879,-2 3p,

IBermuda I nt es

*"2 ,,-l '\' ,' ;'- '. .

4th December, 1879.

i HESE -RACES, which are to be
held on Thursday next, the 4th instant,
on the Shelly Bay Race Course, will commence
at 12 noon.
An Enclosure with a Grand Stand has been
provided from which a good view of the
I Course can be obtained. Admission 3/.
I Correct Cards, containing the Entries, Col-
ors and full particulars will be obtainable on
the Course.
No Booths or Stands of any description will
I be permitted on the ground without the writ-
ten permission of the Honorary Secretary.
Should it be necessary to postpone the races
a Blue Peter will be hoisted at 9 a.m. at the
Signal Stations which will signify that the
Races will take place at the same time on the
following day.
Tickets for admission to the Enclosure can
be obtained at the Stationery Store adjoining
the Royal Gazette" Office, Hamilton; at the
Colonist" Office, St. Georges; 'at Messrs. J.
H. Trimingham & Sons' Store, Somerset; from
Captain Puzey, R.E., Boaz, up to 6 o'clock on
the previous evening, and at the entrance to
the Enclosure on the day of the Races.
Lunch and Refreshments will be supplied by
the Steward of the R. B. Y. Club.
By the kind permission of Colonel Bennett
and Officers, the Band of the 46th Regiment
will play on the ground during the afternoon.
The Planters' Stakes will remain open till 11
o'clock on the morning of the Races, when en-
tries can be made on the course to the Hono-
rary Secretary. The amount of the Stakes are
as follows, 16 to the first horse, 5 to the
second, on the condition that six horses start,
the third horse will receive the entrance
A.D.C., Hon. Secy.
Mount Langton, 29th Nov., 1879.
The following are the weights for the Shelly
Bay Handicap:-
To Carry
st. lbs.

Capt. Puzey's ch. m. Geraldine
SMr. Morrison's ch. m. Nelly
Capt. Peniston's br. g. Jack
Mr. Lutyens' br. g. Vulcan
Mr. Carpenter's ch. g. Lord Tom Noddy
Mr. Carpenter'sbr. g. Faugh-a-Ballagh
Dr. Rees' roan g. Dick
Mr. E. Zuill's bl. g. Dexter
Mr. Lane's ch. g. Starlight
"Colonist copy.

10 7
10 7
10 7
11 5
11 8
11 11
12 4.

('IVef (i ce '^.o.e .??,' :;. r S*

Sale of Old War Department
i A- 1
CLOTi NG, &e.
A Sale of the above will take place
At 12 Noon,
On Friday Next, 5th Dec.
Particulars may be obtained from the COM-
MISSARY or ORDNANCE at St. Georges.
I Corny. Genl. of Ordnance.
Ordnance Office, Hamilton,
29th November, 1879.
Colonist please copy once.

Edwin A. Meyer,
Wholesale and Retail French and
/3qmerican Confectionery.,
OIINAMENl'S for Christmas Trees of all
Images, Baskets,,Walking Canes, Apples, &c.,
f made to order, all from pure sugar.
Ask for MiEYER'S Celebrated COUGH
hROPS for Colds, Coughs and" Conshmption.
Best Thing in the World. It has cured millions.
The Trade expressly invited.
East Broadway, Hamilton,
December 1st, 1879.-3 pd.

From Paris & London,
A Variety of Fancy and Useful-
Articles in French Glass and China.
SToilet ORNAMENTS, &c., handsomely
colored and decorated
French Leather GOODS
English Waterproof Carriage RUGS
MATTING, in new colors MATS
HASSOCKS, of various sizes R UGS
The Celebrated Double Wick LAMPS, with
new extinguishing Attachment
Table and Pocket CUTLERY
New Designs in Electro-Plated GOODS
A Few Articles Choice J EWE LLERY.
Hamilton, Dec, 1st, 1879.- 1*
F [URNISHED or Unfurnished
SROOMS, in a Cottage in this Town.
Apply at the 1" Royal Gazette" Office.
Hamilton, Dec. Ist, 1879.


Srinity Cottage,'
A Commodious Dwelling House, furnished and
fitted with modern conveniences, Fire-places in
Parlor, Dining Room and Bedroom. Large
Cooking range in Kitchen, and with Servant's
Rooms, Carriage [louse, Stables, small Fruit
Garden and Kitchen Garden attached. Situa-
tion fronting Trinity Church.'
For terms, &c., apply to
I Hamilton, Nov. 11, 1879.-3 3p alt

Color. :,,'/.,:, "; 'r s Office,
r"HE following' AC'i,'7 ,,e been passed by
T the Legislature of Bermuda during tho
present Session.
Colonial Secretary.
1879.-Session II.
No. 1-The Audit Act, 1879.
(In f:,.-. to 31st December, 1884.)
No. 2-An Act to amend the Liquor License
(In force indefinitely.)
No. 3--An Act to make better provision for
the maintenance of Schools.
(In force to 31st December, 1882.)

/.,,--- ----

-Fa#. CW:. CO
will be given by Ladies and Orficers of
the Garrison,
Under the P.t.rona-a c of Hiis eellency

3rd Lady Laffan.

r wednesday & thursday
The 17th an!d 18th I)eceimber, 1879, when will
be produced the following :
On.'J7DD:.'S&DAY, 17th Decr.,
a ... .: ,*
To be followed by
S OO COCA kI 0 1"8a;P.

On Thursday, the 18th 'ecr.,

To be followed by
.J ". _....
.:- I ,
To conclude with

By kind permission of Major Hereford and
Officers of the Regimeint, the B-\N) of 1-19th
Princess of Wales Ow'.ni Regiient, will perform.
Programmes and Tickets to be obtained at
the Royal Gazette" Stationery Storc, where
plans of the Thie.tie nay be scen.
Dress Circle 3/. .- i served Seats 1/6.
Pit 1/. Gallery 6d.
Doors open at 7P30. Performance com-
mences at 8 o'clock. Carriages at 11.
Stage :': n . *, JOHN H. RANDALL,
Capt. PuzEY, iR. E. .'i.i:,.ei.
December 2, 1879.
I ,I e ,- ,'

A C,.: .rnment of
SSES, 3 3Doz. each Bottled

3 Cases 9 D)ozen Superior PALE SHERRY
23 23 CLARE' i"'
7 7 PORIT \vSNE-
12 12 '" Scotch WHISKEY
4 -4 "' CHAM.PA;'! .
SThe above GOODS have been in ticul.rly
selected in London as a Sample Lot fr this

25 Front Street.
llamilton, Deer. 2, 1879.
O n A O S
AL sJ o- A LJ k *
To be )Delivcred from the Schooner SEA
FOAM," just arrived from P. E. Island,
1"0 Eating POTA-
1 -J TOES, in Bulk
500 Bushels Planting POTATOES, in Bulk
40 Bushels TIURNI PS in Bu!k
For .Sale by
26 Front Street,
December 1st, 1879.-1

h'h'e Subscriber,
Has Received front West Indies
and will Sell Cheap,
50 B!s right Molasses
25 Barrels Muscovado SUGAR
A Liberal Discount will be ali.iow'd for Cash.
Hamilton, 1st December, 1879.-3
Post Office, Hamin~lon, 1st December, 1879.
Win Adcock, Joao Silveira do Amaral, Richard
Albuoy, Rosa M Butterfield, Agnes J Basfield, Mr
Brown, Ruth Burran, Wm Bean, M[ary Brown,
Pietro Chiayra, Jose Ferreira Carollo, Migue! "ilv.c-
ira Cabeca, A D Dickinson, C HI Darrell, 'lThrimas
Dickenson, F A Davenport, Miss J A. Eve, Joseph
Fris well, Mrs John Fraser, Theophilus Fabler, Geo
A Gomez, J Hermon, Henry J Harris, 11rs Win Har-
ford, Samuel Hayward, Thomas Juies, Mrs Wm C
King, John Lawrence, J Moxton, E 1 Meyer, John
P O'Neil, Joseph Place, Aarie Prador, Mary B Pear-
man, C F Robi:,son, Aubrey Saltus, Mrs Rebecca
Sa.ith, Wmn Stamford, Mary D Swan, Antonio S
Sodres, Miio.]J Smith, Mrs AMY SMith, James T
Smith, Mrs Cato Smith, Mrs C Slat.-:. 'm;auo I Am-
brozio da Silva, E S Tucker, Louisa Trott, Clarice
'Tucker, Ed Whitecross, Byron C Wood, Edward
S Williams.
FICE ST. GEORGE'S, December 1, 1879.,
Mrs Sarah Aubty, G I( Brown, Warren Bichud,
Joso Pedro do Cavaiho, Clara Dickinson, A Penis.
ton, Miss J I. Richardson, H Robinson, James A





~I313I~uu ~ ~ ~ -~ ~

WASHINGTON, cv. 16, 1879.
To tihe Editor of the Herald .-
In view of the increase of ",....-, in several
places of the State of New York 1 hasten to com-
municate to you for publicity a very simple -,
which, having been :-:5 in Russia and Germany,
may prove c-'i ii--,, here. Out of several others,
.Dr. Letzericb, who made extensive experiments in
the application of this remedy, has used it in
twenty-seven cases, eight of 1;. were of a very
serious nature, all of which had a favorable result
except in one case, when the child died from a co"m-
plication of diseases. For children of one year he
prescribes the remedy, for internal use every one or
two hours, as follows:-
NATR. BENZOIC, pur. 5.0 solve. in aq. distillat aq.
in-uith, piper. ana 40.0 syr. cort. aur. 10.0.
For children from one to three years old he pre-
scribed it from seven to i,.b, grammes for 100
grammes of distilled water, with some y:"pl; for
children from three toseven years old he ,, '--," ib,,
ten to fifteen grammes, and for grown persons from
fifteen to twenty-five grammes for .':..: 100
Besides this he uses also with .,.::.! success the
insufflation on the diptherial membrane through a
glass tube in serious cases every three bours, in
light cases three times a day of the natr. benzoic
pulver. For grown '-i'le he prescribes f6r gargling
a dilution of ten gra nmes of this pulver for 20C
grammes of water.
The effect of the remedy is rapid. After twenty-
four or thirty-six hours the for'ecis-h symptoms dis-
appear com!'letly and the temperature and pulse
become normal. This remedy was used also with
the same success by Dr. Braham Braun and Profes-
sor Klebs, in Prag; Dr. Senator, in Cassel, and
several others in Russia and Germany.
. Hoping that the publication through your widely
spread paper will prove beneficial in the United
States, I remain, yours, very truly,
Minister of Russia to the United States.

RECOINING $45,000,000 IN GoLD.-The Assay Of-
fice will begin this morning to ship the foreign and
other gold that has accumulated in its vaults to the
Philadelphia Mint for recoinage. At 'r su,.i, only
$10,000,000 has been ordered tobe transferred, but
it is said that the entire $45,000,000 on ;-.,.i will
be shipped as fast as the Mint can handle it. The
coinage will be of the smaller denominations only.
The shipment to-day will be of $4,C'-. 6,C,) or about
eight- tons, rand two of the Adams Express Com-
pany's cars will be needed for its transportation.
TPha hnllinni sz ronlzoal in omll in- b- i i-nn d -in-rin


NASHVILLE, Tenn., N.,. 17.-The American
Public Health Association will meet in the hall of 2
the i muse of .':es at noon to-morrow.
Sanitarians from every state in the Union and
Canada will be -:., it is :' .. it i1 be
one of 'the momt important health meetings ever
held. The number of names registered indicates
that about 5,000 delegates will be present. The
Sanitary Commission of the M:' -L.:'r ni Valley, the
National E -, of Hr-...,. the State Board of
H ',:. and the representatives of the leading rail-
ways, West ,'.- South, will also meet here this
week for the ;.., :.' of ln r-. ... with the health
authorities about quarantine and .:,si ..tation in
case of f"i:,e epidemics.
TREAL, Nov. 17.-Typhoid fever is becoming alar- prevalent at the west end of this city. The
disease has assumed a new ',a, which is giving
the doctors considerable :n:ic:tyv, they having thus
far been unable to make a s 'i:r:arc.ry diaE-gnt. of
the strange : .; *.n appearing in many of the
new cases now under treatment. They are watch-
ing the disease with great, care, and are taking
every precaution to enable them to cope with and
,.':!^ it out.

TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 19.--A special cable
from London to the "1Gl,)-." says there is reason
to belive that the return of the Princess Louise to
1 .;,:_',, .d is not entirely a matter of i.1-: '.te, but is
attributable in a large extent to the interest she
takes in the h ,c!," .. of a company for the devel-
opement and colonization of lands in Manitoba and
in the territory abutting on Lake Winnepeg. An
association has already been formed- for this pur-
pose under the title of the Lake Winnepeg Land
and Colonization Association." Lord Walter
Campbell is one of the directors of this company.
The ,.-'r.ei.:s gives a few details of the enter-
prise. The price at which Manitoba grown wheat
is landed at Liverpool is thirty-five shillings
per quarter.

Departure of Mr. T. B. Potter, the Earl of Dunraven
and Others, to-day.
The, Gallia, of the Cunard Line, left
her pier for Europe at 9-15 this morning. Among
those on board were. .. Thos. Bailey Potter, M.P.,
t;. Earl of Dunraven, Mr. C. W. Fitzwilliam,
Lord Rodney, Lord Caledon, Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
Bu!sk, i- .. Leome Jerom', Mr. and Mrs, Koucbe-

I..... V t,, F .............. -cur oxes. .leff, Mr. and Mrs. D. 1). Lord, Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
For this work a large force is constantly employed. Otis, Mrs. W,'- --,, Mr. E. L. Winthrop, and
-many others dists.,'; 1 in society here and
THE END OF A MONSTER. ab..., .1 T'-.. total list of the Gallia's passengers
was 242 cabin und 80 steerage. The scene on
Calisto Vasquez, the Bandit taken out of Prison ana the pier wa ve ". The police officers
estimated that I,.. ad gathered there to
PANAMA, Oct. 28.-The Star and Iherald's Hon- witness the departure of their friends. The former
durascorrespondent writes that at 5p.m. on thel7th counted 470 coaches, and these were not all. The
ult., the terrible Indian Calisto Vasquez was taken i.isp!.y of dress and diamonds was very brilliant.
from La Paz prison and shot to >.-art- in the plaza Thi.e saloon was very beautifully decorated with
of the town, a court martial having sentenced him flowers. One of the officers of the company, how-
to death under an indictment whose counts are as ever, remarked, that the flower display was less
follows:- than usual, as such d;i-",ca "are going out of
1. Assaulting the Pueblo of Santa Maria in fashion."
June 1876, at the head of a bcdyof bandits, and as- Mr. TLho-.- Bailey Potter, M.P., received the
sassinating Judge Silvestre Lorenzo, Luis Cabrera, most marked attention from many of our best
Segundo Aguilar, and Luciane Mancilla, with the known citizens. : ror:i.n: among these were Se-
horrible ad,!ito.nal circumstance of having ordered cretary Eii. and many of the members of the
the burning of the bodies of the three last named of Chamber of Commerce. Beautiful collections of
his victims, while one of them was yet iri; i:. flowers were sent down to the ship for the distin-
2. Invading the town of Marcala, a few days guished gentleman and free trader. In the cabin
afterward, at the head of 200 bandits ; assassinat- brief we:ci.- were made, expressing to Mr. Potter
ing Antonio Escoto and Irene Molina, the latter of the great delight which Americans had received
whom he burnt alive; the burning of several houses, from his visit, and the great regret felt at his de-
robbing the city, and committing various depreda- u: 1. and to these Mr. Potter replied, feelingly
tions. expressing his love for this people, his profound ap-
3. Assaulting and killing Capt. Pedro Carrillo preciation of the great hearted hospitality with
and two members of his escort, and robbing the which hJ. h;' been received, and prophesyinggolden
bodies of arms and other property, things for the future of this land,-New York Tele-
4. The assault and assassination of Col. Cindar- gram, Nov. 19.
eal in the town oi Santa Maria.
5. The obstinate insurrection against the forces
of the Government, by whom he was defeated in the THE OLD DESERTED HOME.
mountains of Lindero.
6. The second invasion of the town of Maroala 'Tis sad to see a torn and battered roof
in March last, with a new band of outlaws, and the And weeds grown rank beside the garden wall,
assassination of Don Jose Mafia Bonilla. Sweet flowers run wild, once kept by careful bands,
7. The recent attack on the cartel at La Paz; Lone paths where children's feet were wont to fall.
the cruel beating of a number of persons whom he And sadder yet to enter silent halls
found on the road; the vile assassination of a young That echoed erst to greetings glad and sweet,
man, Don Monico Cacres, and other depredations While memory triumphs over change and death,
which are too numerous to mention here. In visions of the group we used to meet.
Confronted with this fearful array of accusations And as we wander on from room to room,
before an ordinary council of war, the savage could Each brings to mind some past endearing scene
do nothing but confess their truth, for he knew it That gently u'ri;.r-". a chord within our hearts,
was useless to resist. He went further and gave And makes a ladiaii, recollection green.
the names of a number of persons politicians, priests, While once again we faithfully recall,
revolutionary generals, landed proprietors, and The features of some long forgotten face,
others who aided him, some with money, others The kindly accents of a loved one's voice,
with arms, and others still who assisted him in his Or some dear form of most bewitching grace.
marvellous escape, even after having been impri- We seem again to see those blooming youth
soned, and when his end was considered secure. ejc i thoe dm o t
His wife, an Indian woman of most excellent Rejoicing in their golden dreams of life;
character, who opposed his raids, but who still clung Those aged friends still round the fireside cling
to him through his career of crime, has been pen- In sweet content, apart from worldly strife.
sioned by the Government, and her three children We think how much of hope had here its birth,
will be educated at the expense of the State. Was fondly cherished too, and now is fled;

An extraordinary display of the aurora borealis
which appeared on the 26th of September last year,
at Cape Onman, where Prof. Nordenskjold. was de-
tained, is thus described by Lieut. Howgaard, in
one of his letters to the' Dagblad: "About 10
at night a flame began to ascend from the northern
horizon, its centre being due north. It was fol-
lowed by several others, which slowly approached
the zenith, losing gradually something of their in-
tensity, which, however, they recovered when they
disappeared towards the southern horizon. The
flames were perfectly white, and the heavens were
soon covered with flaming arches, which pre-
sented a splendid appearance against the dark
sky, in which the stars shone brilliantly. Toward
midnight the phenomena became more disturbed.
In a large broad band which passed through the
zenith, the light of all the hues of the rainbow,
waved forward and. backward, without its being
possible to say whether the light waves came from-
east or west; but toward the east the flame was eEpe-
cially flickering, and here a flaming torch'arose
above the horizon, from which immense flames of
light issued and again returned.' The band sud-
denly became weaker, while the torch, flaming
wildly, became larger, and from the zenith a nuam-
ber ol light yellow rays shot out in all' directions.
This lasted about a quarter of an hour, when the
former arches reappeared, gradually disappearing
toward the Pole. No sound was heard
while the startling phenomenon was observed."

QUEBEC, Nov. 17,-About two o'clock yesterday
morning several large blocks of rock from the cliff
immediately above the spot where General Mont-
gomery fell, loosened doubtless by recent heavy
rains, came down into the street below with a
crash, completely demolishing a fence which had
been erected there. There are no buildings in the
locality in question. At eight a.m. a mass of earth
lell at the same place. The scene of the slide was
visited by a large number of people.

How many tears, what anxious cares were Known
That buried lie in ashes of the dead.
How much of great resolve and patient toil,
What aspirations for a truer sphere,
Made beautiful and fragrant to us still,
The transient lives of those who journeyed here.
How many here have shown abiding faith,
And love as constant as their very breath !
I Here some awoke at first to mortal life,
And some have closed their weary eyes in death.
These memories consecrate the rudest spot,
Forever dear to us though far we roam,
Whene'er we turn, amid our busy life,
A reverent look upon our early home
J. S.

Dr. Joseph Wolff, the famous Asiatic traveller,
was emphatically a man fitter for the desert than
the drawing-room. His journey, unaccompanied,
to Bokhara in 1845, to ascertain the fate of the
murdered English residents, ranks with the boldest
exploits of modern times ; but he brought back to
Europe all the barbarous habits of the East, and
fully merited'the nickname of Wolf in sheep's
clothing," given him in allusion to the clerical
white tie which he sometimes wore. He frequently
slept on the floor of his room- ,t-t. of going to
bed, and would seat ,i.. i:f :.-::-! .,:i on the
carpet, even in the houses of h. h ied. One of
the latter :',-.u.i :', him by saying, quietly,
You had better take a chair, Doctor," and Wolff
did so, but only to return to the Eastern f-.i,-1i n on
his very next visit. His personal slovliness was
such that one of his titled friends, in London was in
the habit of ir-.i;r. him aside to be "tidied up,"
before letting 'iLai i n the gauntlet of the drawing-
room. His vis-a-vis at a fasnionable dinner-party,
ch ;i. :: at the sight of the Doctor's grimy hand
standing out in bold relief against the snow-white
table-cloth, ,.Li- ; ied to his neighbor, "Good gra-
cious, what a black paw !" I'll lay you five pounds
Sir," said Wolff, overhearing the remark, that I
find you a blacker in this very company." "Done"
answered the guest. The Docter instantly produc-
ed his other hand, and was unanimously admitted
to have won his wager.

No., --iiur appears Io bold such a conspicuous
place mathematically, as the 9. It would appear
to be idistruetible,for in c?rtainri rel ni:- to others,
it ;'iv i'.' 1 makes its appearance again. Take,
for instance the year 1881, and it proves itself to
be qfiil a curiosity. From left to right and from
rijt., to l it reads the same; 1881 divided by 2
gives 9 as a qu,':v,-nt.: 81 divided by 9-and 8 is
the quotation. If 1881 is di'ic;3 by 209, 9 is the
quotient; if divided by 9, the qn'lii'E.t contains a
9; if multiplied by 9, the product contains two 9s.
One and 8 are 9, 8 and 1 are 9. If the 18 be placed
under the 81, and added the sum is 99. If the fig-.
ures be added thus, 1, 8, 8, 1, it will give 18.
Reading from left to right is 18; and reading from
right to left is 18; and 18 is two-ninths of 81. By
adding, dlivi'ding and multiplying nineteen 9s are
pr.d i .ce, beoin; oce 9 for each year required to
complkcie th iolury. Two nines are 18, add the
quotient and the product is 9; 3 nines are 27, 7
and 2 are 9; 4 nines are 36, 6 and 3 are 9; 5 nines
are 45, 5 and 4 are 9.. Ina this way the figure nine
may be carried on to infinity. Add, divide or
multiply as often as you please and the nine still
continues to turn up. Mathematically its exist-
ence is immortal; and nothing can annihilate it;
and for this reason alone, it may be that the ancient
heathen created the Nine muses, the inspiratory
goddess of the Poets, who are said to be clothed
with immortality.
WELL ANSWERED.-" This Is my last call," re-
marked a flipnint young gentleman to a young
lady who was soon to be married. "I never call
on married woman, or unmarried ladies after they
have reached twenty-five."-" You do well, sir,'
gravely replied an elderly lady present. At that,
age, and after marriage, they begin to know the
value of time, and do not like to waste it."

ard Stone Lime.
3500 Bushels Hard Stone Wood
Burnt LI M E.
For Sileby 11. C. OUTERBRIDGE, Cause-
way 1-.l ,i, or 61 Front St., It ;i i'!l!n.
November 19, 1878.

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Dundonald Street, Hamilton.
Terms, .Tloderate.

For 0r
That Desirable residencee

-. pl em pt
'" Situated within five inlnutes walk oi
t.h.. the Salt Kettle Ferry. The locality
and convenience of this Dwelling needs no com-

Apply to JOS
Hamilton), Oct. 2), l:-.

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Hrome, Carriage,4' Cart

rIHE Utd.,.ri n,d having resumed Business
S at his uld Stand, Corner of Church and
Junction Streets, near Hamilton Hlotel, takes
this method of thannking his frierids and the pub-
lic generally for past favours, and ,.inbly soli-
cits a cntinui ..c, of same. +
January$ 6, 1879.
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To Grocers and Dealers in Ship
C PIE direct attention to the fact that our fa-
'g cilitie< for furnishwug Batter and Cheese
of all grades at the lowest market rates are un-
equalled by any House in the United States. Oar
very large auxiliary business enables us to handle
these Goods at the minimum of cost, while our ex.
tensive orreLipnudece. with all parts of this country
insures us the choicest selections from the most de-
sirable creameries and dairies. We are Headquar-
ters for distribution and producers here have found
out that we have a demand for the best that can be
produced. All orders entrusted to us are filled at
lowest market rates. For those who supply ships
going on long voyages we put up our Gilt Edge But-
ter in one, two and four pound air tight tin cans,
elegantly ornamented and guaranteed to retain the
contents fresh and sweet for six mouths. Write to
us for particulars and quotations.
H. K. & F. B. THURBER & Co.,
Exporters and Dealers in Food Products,
West Broadway, Reade & Hudson Sts.,
New York City,
United States

Lime! Lime I Lime !!
F i S LE.
Two Thouu.pL;i Bus!,'..-, of good
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7 THE Undersigned having lately received or-
ders to purchase MILCII COWS, found
great difficulty aidu much loss of time in doi .-. so
We have dcci:.ed to make a specialty of the
Commission. Any person wishing to .:1 a
Cow will please communicate with us, ,i': a
description of the Cow, how many Calves had,
what quantity pf Milk given per day, &c., the
price wanted, and where she can be seen.
Persons wishing to purchase can, by calling at
our Office, 25 Front Street, have a reliable des-
cription of Cows for sale, and the price of each ;
and as we have spacious enclosed Lnts- adjoin-
ing our Stores, Cows will be quite safe and
attended tp, should they have to stay in Town
over night, when sent for delivery.
All Sales will be for Cash on delivery.
Hamilton, July 14, 1879.

Ice! Ice!! Ice!!!

The Subscribers are now prepared
to Furnish

Daily (Sundays excepted)

From their Store in Burnaby Street to any per-
son who may desire a supply.
To Customers in iHamilton and Vicinity it
will be delivered by Cart daily-from about 10
o'clock till noon-commencing on 1st April.
The price is one penny per pound.
Bermuda Artificial lee Company.
Hamilton, March 24th, 1879.

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best English manufacture. For iis pntily :ind
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tkinson'0 s Choice Perfumes
the Handkerchief.-
White Rose, Frangipanne, Y1angYlaig,. Steph
tis, Opopanax, Jockey Club, Ess. Bouquet
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Atkinson's Quinine Hair LotiU
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A powerful Perfume distilled from the finest flow
And other specialities and general articles ofi
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Supplement to the Royal Gazette, Tuesday, Dec.




Proceedings of the Honorable Leg-
islative Council.

Friday, 28th Novembier, 1879.-Pursuant to ad-
ournment the House met.
Present-His Honor Joslah Rees, Chief Justice,
The Honorable William H. Gosling,
James H. Trimingham,
Eugenius Harvey,
Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Recr. General,
G. S. Tucker,
Randal E. Webster, Col. Secy.
The House resumed in Committee the considera-
tion of the Bill entitled "An Act to make better
provision for the maintenance of Schools."
The Hon. J. H. Trimingham in the Chair.
^"' The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
The House adopted the report, and the Rule as
to several readings of Bills and Resolutions on the
same day having been suspended by unanimous
consent, the Bill was then read the third time and
passed, and ordered to be laid before His Excellency
the Governor by the Hon. R. E. Webster.
The Hon. R. E. Webster presented a Petition
from Elizabeth S. Webb, late Matron of the Luna-
tic Asylum, praying for pecuniary aid on being
obliged to resign her situation in consequence of ill
health, for reasons stated.
The Hon. R. E. Webster moved that the Bill
entitled "An Act to provide temporary clerical
assistance in the Secretary's Office," be 'how read
the second time.
The Hon. J. H. Trimingham moved that the
Bill be read this day six months-which was
Ayes 7. Nay 1.
Hon. G. S. Tucker, Hon. R. E. Webster.
J. Tucker,
J. Harvey,
E. Harvey,
J. H. Trimingham,
W. H. Gosling,
Josiah Rees, Chief Justice.
Adjourned to Tuesday next, the 2nd December,
at 11-30.


Abstract of the Proceedings of the Honorable
House of Assembly.
Friday, 28th November, 1879.-The Resolve for
paying certain fees to Constables, &c., was again
Mr. Fowlp in the Chair.
Mr. Tynes withdrew his proposed amendment.
The Attorney General's motion was agreed to.
The House resumed and adopted the Resolve,
and it was ordered to be engrossed.
The following Messages from His Excellencythe
(No. 6.)
Governor and Commander-in- Chief.
The Governor has the honor to forward for the
consideration of the Honorable House of Assembly
a cepy ot a letter dated 20th November, 1879, ad-
dressed to him by the Colonial Surveyor, request-
ing him to bring under the consideration of the
Legislature the difficulties he encounters in trying
to carry out the numerous and multifarious duties
now accumulated on his office, and the heavy ex-
pense to which he is put in trying by rapidity of
movement to give the necessary amount of super-
vision to the many scattered public works which
are being carried on under his charge.
Mr. Ness points out that since he was appointed
to the office he now holds the duties of that office
have been greatly multiplied and that much new
work in connection with the Board of Works, and
the contract for Steam Communication with New
York has been superadded to what may be consi-
dered to be the usual duties of a Colonial Sur-
Under these circumstances Mr. Ness expresses
a hope that some reasonable money allowance may
be made to him to enable him to keep a horse and
a conveyance to take him about from place to
place to direct the progress of Public Works and
to exercise a vigilant supervision over Contractors
and Workmen and yet leave him,,sufficient time to
prepare the Reports and Plans and Estimates
which are required for the information of the Colo-
nial Government and of the Legislature.
The Governor thinks it right to remind the Hon-
orable House of Assembly that a new Prison is
about to be constructed in 'Hamilton entirely on
Plans and Estimates furnished by the Colonial
Surveyor, and that the erection of that building
will be carried out under Mr. Ness' personal super-
vision and that the Honorable House has asked
the Governor to procure for it Plans and Estimates
of a Clock Tower in connection with the Sessions'
House and that those Plans and Estimates must
be prepared by the Colonial Surveyor and that the
Clock Tower also must be 'carried out under the
Colonial Survevor's personal supervision, while he
is at the same time charged with the task of super-
intending the maintenance and upkeeping of all the
Put lie Roads and all the Public Buildings in these

Islands, and keeping the records and conducting
the correspondence of the Board of Works.
The Governer thinks that it will be impossible
for the Colonial Surveyor to perform efficiently all
this mass of woik without incurring an expendi-
ture for conveyance from place to place which the-
Colonial Surveyor c6n scarcely be expected to pro-
vide from his own resources, and the Governor
feels confident therefore that it will be for the'in-
terests of this community if the Honorable House
of Assembly thinks fit to vote a moderate annual
allowance to the Colonial Surveyor to defray the
cost of keeping a horse and a conveyance to enable
that officer to perform his public duties with satis-
faction to himself and benefit to the Colony.
In expressing this opinion however the Governor
has no wish to curtail or in any -way impair or
diminish the special power and privilege of the
Honorable House of Assembly to decide primarily
what shall be the nature and the amount of every
charge upon the public revenues of this Colony.
It is for the Governor to recommend any expen-
diture which he may think would promote the wel-
fare and prosperity of the Community but it is for
the Honorable House of Assembly especially to
decide bow far such expenditure can be authorised
with a due regard to the financial resources of the
Public Buildings, Hamilton,
26th November, 1879.
(No. 7.)
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Governor has the honor to-forward for -the
consideration of the Honorable House of Assembly
a copy ota letter dated 17th November, 1879, ad-
dressed by the Medical Superintendent of the Lu-
natic Asylum to the Colonial Secretary requesting
that official to submit to the consideration of the
Governor the Medical Superintendent's Petition
for an increase of salary and requesting the Co-

lonial Secretary to move-the Governor to lay the
petition before the two Houses of the Legislature
and to recommend it for their favourable considera-
The Medical Superintendent points out that since
be was appointed to the charge of the new Asylum
his duties have been so much Increased that be is
debarred from availing himself except to a very
limited extent of the privilege of private practice
which be had looked forward to as a help to his
official income.
The Governor has much pleasure in bearing
testimony to the zealous manner in which Dr.
Hinson as Medical officer of the Asylum attends to
the health and the well being of his patients and as
general Superintendent and manager exercises an
effective supervision Over the, internal discipline
and expenditure and protects the interests of the
public and the Governor would see with pleasure
a moderate increase made to Dr. Hinson's salary.
In expressing this opinion however the Governor
has no wish to curtail or in any way impair or di-
minish the special power and privilege of the Hon-
orable House of Assembly to decide primarily what
shall be the nature and the amount of every charge
upon the public revenues of this Colony.
It is for the Governor to recommend any expen-
diture which he may think would promote the wel-
fare and prosperity of the Community but it is for
the Honorable House of Assembly especially to
decide how far such expenditure can be authorized
with a due regard to the financial resources of the
Public Buildings, Hamilton, -
26th November, 1879. j
The Petition of Elizabeth S. Webb was read and
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair.
Mr. N. J. Darrell moved that the prayer of the
Petition be granted-which was affirmed.
Ayes 12-Messrs. Speaker, N J Darrell, R D
Fraser, S B Gray, E H Gosling, S A Harvey, C C
Keane, W S Masters, T D Middleton, T A Outer-
bridge, W R Peniston, R Tynes.
Nays 9-Messrs. F M Cooper, R J P Darrell, T
N Dill, J Fowle, W J Frith, H G Hunt, S C Out-
erbridge, C Peniston, T J Wadson.
The House resumed and adopted the resolution
of the Committee.
Mr. N. J. Darrell introduced a Resolve granting
a gratuity to Miss Elizabeth S. Webb-which was
read a first time.'
The Petition of George S. Loeke for a remission
of the sum paid for injury to the Swing Bridge,
was again committed.
Mr. Cooper in the Chair.
Dr. Outerbridge moved that the prayer of the
Petition be granted-which was negatived.
Ayes 4-Messrs. W S Masters, T A Outerbridge,
S C Outerbridge, W R Peniston.
Nays 17-Messrs. Speaker, N J Darrell, T N
Dill, R D Fraser, W J Frith, J Fowle, S B Gray,
E H Gosling, S A Harvey, H G Hunt, C C Keane,
C Peniston, J W Pearman, J N Smith, R Tynes;
W H Wilkinson. T J Wadson.
The House resumed.
Adjourned to Monday next.

Monday, let December, 1879.-The Resolve for
paying certain expenses attending the execution of
a criminal, was read a 3rd time and passed.
The Resolve voting a gratuity to the Matron of
the Lunatic Asylum on her retirement, was read a
2nd time and committed.
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair.
Mr. N. J. Darrell moved the adoption of the Re-
solve-which was affirmed.
Ayes 13.-Messrs. Speaker, N J Darrell, R D
Fraser, S B Gray, E H Gosling, S A Harvey. C C
Keane, W S Masters, T D Middleton, T A Outer-
bridge, W R Peniston, T F J Tucker, R Tynes.
Nays 12.-Messrs. F M Cooper, R J P Darrell,
T N Dill, W J Frith, J Fowle. J M Hayward, S A
Masters, S C Outerbridge, C Peniston, J N Smith,
W H Wilkinson, T J Wadson.
The blank was filled up 10."
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve.
Mr. S. C. Outerbridge objected to the adoption of
the Resolve by the House, and it was negatived.
Ayes 12-(Same as on the last division without
the Speaker).
Nays 13-(Same as on the last division with Mr.
J. W. Pearman).
The House resumed.
The House resolved itself into a Committee of.
the whole House to consider the Governor's Mess-
age No. 6, relating to the Colonial Surveyor.
Mr. S. A. Harvey in the Chair.
The Attorney General moved that it be recom-
mended to the House to order a Bill to be brought
in to grant an additional allowance to the Colonial
Surveyor in consideration of the additional duties
imposed on that officer.
Mr. Cooper moved that the Committee rise and re.-
port progress with the view of sending a message to
His Excellency the Governor-which was affirmed.
Ayes 17-Messrs. Speaker, F M Cooper, R J P
Darrell, T N Dill, W J Frith, E H Gosling, J M
Hayward, W S Masters, T D Middleton, W R
Peniston, C Peniston, J W Pearman, J N S'mith,
T F J Tucker, R Tynes, W H Wilkinson, T J
Nays 6-Messrs. N J Darrell, J Fowle, S B Gray,
C C Keane, T A Outerbridge, S C Outerbridge.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported progress and obtained
leave to sit again.
Mr. Cooper moved that a message be sent to His
Excellency the Governor respectfully requesting

that, if it is not incompatible with the interests of
the Public service, His Excellency will be pleased
to furnish this House with a copy of any cor-
respondence that may have passed between His
Excellency and the Secretary of State for the Colo-
nies relative to the petitioning the Legislature by
Public Officers with a view to the increase of their
salaries-wbilh was agreed to.
Ordered accordingly.
Adjourned to Wednesday next.

Orders :-
Governor's Message No. 6.
Governor's Message No. 7.

Bishop Hendericken, himself an Irishman by
birth, said to his congregat-ion at Providence, R.I.,
the other day-"Some there are who ask for money

to plunge the country into revolution, money to
buy up ships and prey upon English commerce, to
buy gunpowder and dynamite to blow up barracks,-
but the people should take ,heed and discounte-
nance all ,such wild revolutionary schemes. Ire-
land will never be made free from this side of the
water. If asked to subscribe to keep up a peaceable
agitation and send men of the right stamp to Par-
liament, that is right, reasonable and proper, but
don't give your money to every one who comes
shouting for Ireland and professes all sorts of im-
practicable measures. Some men boast of being
able to free Ireland, and yet cannot make them-
aelves independent; never, perhaps, fired off a gun
or revolver in their lives. These are the kind of irish
politicians who stand around bar-rooms, and, amid
the froth and foam of beer, shout hurrah for Ire-
land and want to have a fight. You, my dear
people, love Ireland and so do I; but let no one of
us be led by a shillelah politician."- New York

For the Bermuda. Royal Ga:etta.
DABn Mn. EDrron,-It is all very well for Early
Bird to talk about people preferring corn to chaff
and to invite them to Celestial feasts in the middle
of the night, but it is not everybody who can
afford to turn night into day, and I being a worker,
find quite enough to do in the day time.
Of course Early Bird is obliged to be up betimes,
or he ,would never pick up the worm which enables
him and his family to break their fast, but I must
confess I have always had a bad opinion of
that unnecessarily early worm and I think his be-
ing snapped up served him quite right for -setting
such an absurd and disagreeable example. In
these modern times people have quite enough to
do without making the day longer than it is.
But to come to the point of my letter which is to
give notice to all those who are fond of the chaff
which Early Bird seems to disdain so much, that I
think I can on Thursday next the 4th of Decem-
ber, offer them a much more enticing banquet than
that of Early Bird, and with this great advantage
which all sensible people like you, Mr. Editor and
myself,-will be sure to appreciate, that instead of
depriving themselves of their natural rest in order
to enjoy it they may partake of it at a time when
doctors tell us the body is best prepared to digest
and assimilate its food-namely, from noon to sun-
It is true, I have no hopes of being able to exhi-
bit such a wonderful and varied menagerie as
Early Bird, but on the other hand, as to military
looking fellows guarding sleeping twins I am sure
I can beat him hollow at that. I shall be able to
shew him Sons of Mars and Sons of Neptune too
by the dozen, not only watching over the dear
cherubs themselves, but taking tender and loving
care of the nursemaids into the bargain-and
though I can't match him in wild animals yet I
think my flying horses will surpass any he may be
able to bring against them. There is sure also to
be the inevitable dog, but instead of charging a
Bull he will himself be pursued by Mars, by whom
he will be turned out of his course and he will fi-
nish by suddenly disappearing from the field of
In the way of Gods and Goddesses I expect to
have a grand show.-Mars and Neptune will be
met with at every turn, and you may be quite sure
that Venus will appear in her most radiant beauty,
even brighter and mord resplendent than when
seen by Early Bird, and it is expected that she
will light up the firmament to such an extent as to
dazzle all beholders. Juno and Minerva may be
there too, but it is well known that they cannot
hold a candle to Venus, this however will be of
very little consequence. for the Starlight will be so
remarkably brilliant as to preclude any necessity
for smaller lights.-A faint rumor has also reached
me that we may hope for a glimpse of that cele.
brated planet Vulcan who appeared in the same
place about the same time last year-but some of
his admirers have grave fears lest he may be
eclipsed by a thick and powerful Fog which
learned men expect will prevail in that locality at
the same date. If this prove correct we must hope
that some means of consolation will be found for
him before the end of the day.
But I must not trespass too much upon your
time dear Mr. Editor, for I have no doubt that
you, following my example, labour hard to improve
each shining hour, so I will only add that I am
quite sure that all those who avail themselves of
my invitation will have no cause to regret taking
the advice of

InELAND IsLADm, 29th Novr., 1879.
Mn. EDrroR,-I regret very much, in a certain
sense, that I am compelled to trespass on your va-
luable time and space in the "Royal Gazette" and
I assure you I did not intend to take further notice
of Mr. Hurley's Challenge in last Tuesday's paper
"Seeing that he has entirely evaded my answer to
his former Challenge," and still persists in going
to Hamilton Harbour, to get cured of his infirmi-
ties, this being his favorite Bethsaida"-(and
I would here say to him by way of advice, if he
gets healed to go in peace and sin no more") but
observing that there is another Richmond in the
field, I think it right to say a few words of kindly
admonition to this hanger on of Mr. H's and any
others, who like him, might wish to bask in his
sunshine, and that is to be discreet and not meddle
with things that is not in their reach, for I certain-
ly cannot see how anything connected with the
late Skiff Races in the Dockyard Regatta effected
2nd Corpl. Downes, R.E., who does not himself
intend to figure in the Lists but will get some one
else to do the needful for him. It reminds me of
the Schoolboy, who, having got thrashed by his
schoolmate, threatens his pugnacious acquaintance
with his big Brother.
I now beg to state, for the information of Cor-
poral Downes, or any other Pal of illine" that I
am no champion oarsman, nor have I ever pro-
fessed to be such,-and it was entirely by chance
that I ever pulled in the late Skiff Races, one of
the original crew of the "Amy" haviagbeen taken
ill; consequently I was asked to pull and I did
so. Not only has this been known to Mr. Hurley
and all concerned in the Races, but to most of the
people of the Island. Furthermore 1 beg to say
will not hold myself in any way bound to answer
the Challenge of any person or persons not imme-
diately connected with the late Skiff Races, having
already stated the full terms under which I will
enter the lists (" in your Gazette of the 18th Inst.)


CIxNCINNATI Ohio, Nov. 9.-Reports from South-
ern Indiana.and some place in Kentucky say the
wheat plants have been attacked by the IH c-i:n fly
in a way that threatens the desi ruction of the crop.
The larva of the fly are found in the stalks of the
healthiest plants. Farmers think they will winter
safely in their retreat and come out in the Spring
to begin their ravages upon the fields. Tufts of
wheat pulled up in many widely-separated places
reveal the same condition of affairs. The rains and
mild weather that followed the recent prolonged
drought have brought Fall wheet forward very ra-
pidly. Most fields shows a growth of about 3 inches.
The recent warm weather has produced here a se-
cond crop of new potatoes, with bloc.iaing violets
and budding lilacs, and the frequent blossoming
of honey-suckles, cherries and plums.

To BOIL ONIONs.-Some years ago I read in an
English journal a contribution of Mr. Frank Buck-
land, where he stated that after mental fatigue and
occasional sleeplessness he was greatly benefitted
by eating onions at his dinner. How soporific or
sleep-inducing the onion, the much despised vege-
table, is, I am not prepared to state, but I know
that many persons who are troubled with sleepless-
ness use them. If properly boiled, so as to, get the
twang out of them, the, onion is a most delicate
vegetable. ,To every quart of onions a quart of
cold water, with a half tablespponful of salt. Boil
not too fast for two hours. Drain in colander
thoroughly and allow to get cold. Make a sauce
with a tablespoonful of butter, the same of flour,
and one half pint of milk ; rub butter and flour
perfectly together, with pinch of black pepper.
Boil milk, which pour over flour and butter, and
stir all the time to keep smooth. Put onions in
sauce and let them heat until the same boils.
Ought to be served rather dry.-Doctor's Wife.