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HEW VOLUMES JUST COMMENCED 1 OF THE THREE MAGAZINES FOR 1878. 1.—"The Quiver," for Sunday Reading THE QUIVER For JANUARY, price 6d., CONTAINING— The Beating-Places of our Saviour, and the Scenes of His Seclusion. By the Rev. Prebendary CHADWICK, B.D. 2. Scripture Lessons fbr School and Home. By the Rev. J. W. GEDGE, M.A. 3- Charlie's Revenge. By RUTH MITCHELL. 4. "The Quiver" Bible Class. S. Last Words of the Books of God. By the Rev. W. BOYD CARPENTER, M.A. ° Charles and Sarah Wesley. 7. The God who Once." New Hymn Tune, by Sir GEORGE J. ELVEY, Mus. D., Organist of St. George's Chapel Royal, Windsor. •• Early Pilgrims.—By the Rev. T. M. MORRIS. 9. How to work. A Short Store. to. THE Parables of the Old Testament. By the Rev. Canon BARRY, D.D. N. Out-of-the-Way Papers. Nervine Tonics. By the Rev. ARTHUR BROWN. I*. A Motto for Life. A Tale for the New Year. L3* "Accept, my God." New Hymn Tune, by Prof. MACFARREN, Mus.D. *4- Good Work at Home and Abroad. *5- Unknown. By W. POOLE BALFERN. T6. A Christmas Carol. By JULIA GODDARD. x7- A Life. A Poem. 13. In Ccelo Quies Est." By the Rev. J. H. DAVIES, B.A. I9- The Recruit. By the Rev. G. S. OUTRAM. so. Granny. A Poem. By J. G. WATTS. 21. In the Bough. By G. WKATHERLY. aa. 1877—1878. By JANE C. SIMPSON. *3- The Peace of the Night. A Poem. The Church Spire. By SARAH DOUDNET. *5- MORE THAN CONQUEROR. Striat Story. By F. M. F. SKENE. 36. A CHBOUICLHJ OF BABHAM. Stria* Story. By E. OWENS BLACKBURNB. "THE QUIVER is widely known as one oi the very best of Magazines. We have often com- Okended it as ably Edited and attractive. The Subjects are well varied; the illustrations are many AND good. The devotional or expository papers are thoroughly scriptural."—Record. 2.—CasselTs Family Magazine. Cassell's Family Magazine For JANUARY, price 7d., CONTAINING— t. Embroidered House and Table LineD. < The Nursing of the London Poor. Hands and Feet: their Care and Comfort. 4. Iris. Song, with MUSIC. • S. The Average Servant. 6. A Tin of sardines. 7 Old Streets. 8. The Schoolmistress at Skerae Dun. A Short Story. 9. The Child and the Man. A Contrast. 10. On Submarine Telegraph Service, U. Chit-chat on Dress. Ia. Coffee Taverns. 13. A Lucky Tumble. A Short Story. *4- Songs of the Bells. *5- Constance. A Poem. *6. How my Children were Drilled. *7. King Baby-Exptriences of a. Young Motnw. *8. The Gatherer.-An Improved Stove—A Hidden Quotation—A Substitute for Silk—A Novel Night- light—A New Heat-generator—Safety at Sea— The Rolling Bridge of St. Malo. 19. TIME SHALL. TRY. New Serial Story. *0. SUSPENSE. New Serial Story. Its CHARACTER is so MARKED and decided that "e have no hesitation in giving CASSELL'S FAMILY MAGAZINE the first position among the Monthlies for the people. Edinburgh Courant. 3.—" Little Folks," for All Children. LITTLETFOLKS For JANUARY, price Od., forms the FIRST PART of the NEW VOLUME for 1878, and contains a beautiful Coloured Frontispiece, en- titled H Hurrah for the Snow the commencement of T J'VO NE W SERIAL I STORIES, and many new features of attraction. "LITTLE FOLKS is out of sight the best children's magazine we know."—British Quarterly Review. I, "The praise of LITTLE FOLKS is among all the critics as the perfect ideal of a magazine for the young."—Glasgow Mail. Cassell Petter <&* Galpitt, London and all Booksellers. -—— NEW SERIALS. THE NEW POPULAR SERIAL WORK ON SCIENCE. just commenced, in Monthly Parts, price 7d. SCIENCE FOR ALL. Edited by ROBERl 0 BROWN, M.A., Ph.D., F.L.S., F.R.G.S., assisted by a Staff of Eminent Writers. ABUNDANTLY ILLUSTRATED. Bart 1 of SCIENCE FQR ALL has been twice toeprinted, and can now be had, by order, from all Booksellers. Cassell Petter Galpin, Londonand all Booksellers. Just commenced, in Monthly Parts, price 7d. CASSELL'S HISTORY OF RJTHE RTJSSO-TURKISH WAR. Uni- form with "Cassell's History of the War between Franc* and Germany." PROFUSELY ILI.USTRATED. Third Edition of Part 1 now ready (including ^ARGE Slap), price 8%D., at all Booksellers'. Cassell Petter <&•» Galpin, London; and all Booksellers. Just commenced, in Monthly Parts, price 7d. THE SEA—Its Stirring Story of Ad- ,¡,- venture, Peril, and Heroism. With numerous ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS. P FOURTH EDITION of PART 1 (including Large Resentation Plate), price 7d., now ready. Cassell Petter 6* Galpin, London; and all Booksellrs. MESSRS. CASSELL PETTER & GALPIN will shortly publish in MONTHLY PARTS, price 7d., a Valuable and Interesting Work, under the title of (1REAT IWDUSTKIES OF GREAT M BRITAIN. FULLY ILLUSTRATED. •* Prospectuses ofthisTlnportu,nt Work are now ready at all Booksellers', or will be sent post free on application to the Pub!inherit, CASSELL PETTER & GALPIN, Ludgate Hill, London. Now ready, coloured boards, 3s. 6d. cloth, gilt edges, 5s. "Little Folks" Christmas Volume, inning the MOST CHARMING GIFT-BOOK of SEASON for children of all ages, containing nearly PVE HUNDRED PICTURES and beautiful COLOURED RONTISPIECE. 1 The Volume also contains a complete Serial Story TX, W. H. G. KINGSTON, entitled THE YOUNG RINGTONS, or the Boy Explorers and a complete Story by one of the Authors of Poems written for Child," entitled POOR NELLY. Petter <V Galpin, London; and all Booksc lers. THE LARGEST AND MOST COMPLETE DICTIONARY OF COOKERY EVER PRODUCED. Now ready, 1,280 page-, royal 8vo, cloth, 15s. O^SSELLI'S DICTIONARY OF COO TRREIRV. With numerous ENGRAVINGS and Full- IW PA»E COLOURED PLATES. Containing about NINE 0(JSAND RECIPES. T})0 *~Assell's 'Dictionary of Cookery' is one of the most ON ?Ugh and comprehensive works of the kind. To expatiate LTS abundant contents would demand pages rather than Staphs."—The Times. BOO]PNE of the most handsome, practical, and comprehensive <E l' of cookery." -Saturday Review. J; SEEMS to us that this book is absolutely what it claims to «VER hat is, the largest and most complete collection of the kind Produced in this country."—The Christian World. Cassell Petter Galpin, London; and all Booksellers. PETTER & GALPIN'3 COM F'L'ETE CATALOGUE, containing a List 01 KVERAL HUNDRED VOLUMES, consisting of BIBLES ana SLIGIOUS WORKS (including DR. FARRAR'S LIFE OP HRIST," complete in Two Volumes), FINE ART VOLUMES, 1LT>RKN'S BOOKs, DICTIONARIES, EDUCATIONAL WORK1, ^ISTORY, NATURAL HISTORY, Hcfusr NOLD«»RFDOMKST < HEATISES, HAND-BOOKS and GUIDES, SCIENCE, TRAVELS, I c" S*c., together with a Synopsis oj their numerciy J-WSTRATEB SERIAL PUBLICATIONS, sent /ost :*ee c £ fJ'Cat'on to CASSELL PJiXTES GALPJ-& Mill, London. (J^ELR pob math o ARGRAFFWAITH, am ^WVRL/F H,LAU Rhesyuiol, ac yn y modd destlusaf, yn a r Observer, 1, L6n Eben, Aberteifi. No. 109.] CARD BOOT AND SHOE ESTABLISHMENT, 42, St. Mary Street, Cardigan. T?.-M A r>'v-'M- AGG JBQQTS & SHOES. DANIEL DAVIES, FASHIONABLE BOOT AND SHOE MAKER, BEGS to solicit an inspection of his Stock of Ladies, Gentlemen, and Children's Beady-made "WIHSTTIH^ BOOTS, in all the latest designs, from the most noted MANUFACTURERS, the whole of which are marked at the Lowest Remunerative Prices. Gentlemen's Fishing and Shooting Boots, Ladies' Gloue Kid Button Boots. THE DEPARTMENT I still continues to receive D. D.'s special ATTENTION, ONLY being employed, and the best materials used. **JTBPA1RS NEATLY EXECUTED. ESTABLISHED UP'\9' ABDS OF 30 YEARS. HENRY PA^riEL DAVIES, 7 MAN\JPI^QIJ»YPER OF "WOOLL^^r CLOTHS, .L FLANNELS, BLANKETINGS, Welsh Plaids and Stripes, Hosiery and other Yarns, Priory Street, CARDIGAN. These Goods are manufactured from F, Wools, and WARRANTED to be unadulterated with SHODDY, or any other INFEBI^J- Materials.. The Hosiery Yarns are in great V»RIETJ of Colours ana Qualities, made up in different size Balls, convenient for Retail Dealers' J J PATTERNS and WHOLESAL^ RK^CES forwarded, Post Free, to Shopkeepers ONLY. PRINTINGTPRINTING IN Al-L ITS BRANCHES, EXECUTED AT THE "CAEPIaAK OBSERVER" GENERAL PRINTING- & BOOKBINDING „ SIIMJ:;XT, 1, ZEZBDEHSPIS L-4.JTE, 0^-RIDIGI-IT. JOHN C. ROBERTS "TTTILST returning THADFCS P°.R the liberal support hitherto accorded him, solicits a W continuance of the ^^TING OI every description neatly and expeditiously executed, combined with moderate charges. Estimates given for every description of work, and prompt attention paid to orders forwarded by post- MEMORIAL CARDS 111 the fewest Designs, at moderate prices. Every description of PASTING BILLS executed on the shortest notice. AR<?rAFFU A LLYFR-BWYMO. ir Gwneir pob math o wlith Atgraffu yn Swyddfa'r Cardigan Observer, 1, L6n Eben, Aberteifi. LLOWA m Impurity oitlle Blood. Unless the blood be kept state the constitution mnst be weakened and ilaeas0 These wonderful Pills possess the power of aL^eutralizing all con- taminations of the blood and W°~Lt They quietly, but certainly, overcome all o^Snn In Ending to produce ill health, and institute ,r tid that are faulty from irritation or debility. hLtt!?*0. weak, and nervous may rely on these Pills as ^end and comforter, as they aet npon the main spri 06s thus save thousands from a premature grave. Complaints of "ome!l children. The very mild and painles3=*5^,> of these invaluable Pills recommends them to ev ery is a remedy for the first departure from health. Any nurse, or young person guided by the directions which each box of HoHoway's Pills, has at once avail»b,f« for checking disease, purifying the blood, and ,r°»n the system all gross hnmourt. They are ages, the female's tried friend. Disorders of th0 witli Flatu- lency and *n(Ugestion. Loss of appetite and are usually the forerunners of stomachic disease. These pill3 exercise the most salutary power in all affecU0. liver, and all irregularities of the stomach and bowels j _■rtore a healthy function to every internal organ, overc01" obstructions, and cast out all impurities- Weak Stomaclls—impaired Digestion. The wisest cannot one tithe of the distressing symptoms arising fwnf^Lo .digestion, all of which may be readily dispelled by 4 „ 0f u mirable Pills, as they rouse the stomach, liver, and every «>-ner orglm of digestion to that healthy tone which tulV ? them to convert all food and drink to the nourishment oi me bo<ly__henCe, these Pills are the surest strengtheners, and^"« safest restorative in nervousness, wasting, and chronic deW" Holloway,8 Pills arc 47te best remedy knomn in the world foi" Wowing diseases:— Ague headache | stone and Gravel Asthma iDCUfastion Secondary Symp- Bilious Complaints Liver Complaints toms Blotches on the Skin K™bago Tic-Doloreux Bowel Complaints Ulcers Debility 51 ? ^tism Venereal Affections Dropsy Retention of Urine Worms of all kinds Female Irregularities scJ?f}Jla, or King's "Weakness from Fevers of all unda „ ljVJl whatever cause, Gout Throats &c., &c. The Pills and Ointment are sold at Professor HOLLO WAY'S Establishment 533, Oxford. Street, London, also b) nearly every respectable Vendor or Medicine throughout the Civilised World, in Boxes and Pots, at ls j.j 2g_ gd., 4s. 6d., lis., 22s., and 33s. each The smallest Box of Pills contains four dozen; and the smallest Pot of Ointment one ounce. Full printed directions are afftxod to each Box and Pot, and can be had in any lanffa?e. even in Turkish, Arabic, Armenian. Persian, or Chinese. No. 16—3. IF you want PRINTING 0f ANy description done neatly, expeditiously, and reasonably go to the OBSERVEB No. 1, Eben's Lane,(op- posite the Black Lion Hotel), Cardigan. Allan ljnel Shortest Ocean Passage to M ERICA, -a. Halifax, Canadian, & United States Mail. Composed of Twenty First-class Steamers. Leaving LIVERPOOL, every THURSDAY, and LONDONDERRY every FRIDAY, for HALI- FAX, QUEBEC, PORTLAND, and BALTI- MORE. Through Tickets to BOSTON, NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA, and to all points in CANADA, and the STATES. Low Fares and excellent Accomodation. Passengers who secure their Tickets before leaving home, are met at the Railway Station in Liverpool by an appointed Agent of the Company, who takes charge of them until they GO on board the Steamer. The Canadian Government grants Assisted Passages by the Allan Line. Write for the Pamphlet | LORD DUFFE- RIN IN MANITOBIA." For Rates of Freight or Passage, apply to ALLAN BROTHERS & Co., LIVERPOOL or London- derry or to the Local Agent, J. C. Roberts, Observer Office. The Printing Trade. A N Intelligent YOUTH wanted as an AP- A PRENTICE to the above Trade. A good opportunity offered to learn the different branches thoroughly.—Apply* Office of this puper. GEORGE'S PILE AND GRAVEL PILLS. and UXIVKBI4LLY MW high "teem.. Though you have pilfered »«°r roars and tried Remedies to vain, bo assured there is still a safe and speedy cure for you at a small cost by GEORGE'S PILE AND GRAVEL PILLS, which "8 being the best Medicme yet. discovered for PILE AND GRAVEL, as well as the ^^ng Pain8, which. In Ninety-nine Cases out of every Huudred, are caused by these painful Maladies: PAIN IN THE BACK, FLATULENCY, GRIPI Na I COLIO, A SENSE OF WEIGHT IN THE BACK AND LOINS. DARTING PAINS IN THE REGION OF THE HEART, LIVER, AND KIDNEYS, CONSTIPATION PAINS IN THE THIGHS, SOMETIMES SHOOTING DOWN TO THE CALF OF THE LEG AND FOOT SUPPRESSION AND RETENTION OF URINE, PAINS IN THE STOMACH. AND.ALL LIVER COMPLAINTS. Thousand* H»T* !>•«> enred BY RN<1 many WHO had BMN pronounced BY TH«'R U»E' Y REST°red to ON* BOX WILL /F"CACY]ST SCEI>TXC1X, OF In order to suit all who man be ntffering from ONE or SOTW of "*« tht V'S'table temedy il No. 1—OBOBQE'SPIIIE & GRAVELPITL.T.S No! 2—GEORGE'S GRAVEL PILLS No. 3—GEORGE'S PILLS FOR THE PTT/Rft. Important Testimonials from Doctors, Chemists and Invalids, from all parts of the country, un!l he forwarded to any address on receipt of a stamped envelope. Sold In Boxes, Is. lid. and 2s. 9d. by all respectabto Lo Chemists; by Post, Is. 4d. and 8s., in postage stamps. EVEBY BOX IS PROTECTED BY THE GOVERNMENT STAMP. NOTICE-The title PILII AND GRAVEL PILLS" it Copyright, and entered at Stationerst HaU. proprietor, J. E. GEORGE, M.R.P.S., HIRWAIN, GLAMORGANSHIRE. IGAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 5 -.J L D. R. WILLIAMS, SCTTLPTOR, Marble Works, LLANELLY. Monuments, Tombs, Headstones, Crosses, Ac., executed in Granite, Marble, and Stone. Designs forwarded on application. ï r MATHIAS' Boot and Shoe Warehouse, CARDIG- AN. ENTIRE NEW STOCK OF WINTER BOOTS! 10,000 Pairs of Boots to choose from. THIS Establishment is now replete with an entire NEW Stock of all kinds of Boots and Shoes, and will be found equal to any House in Wales. A very large stock of Summer and last year's Boots will be sold at a GREAT SACRIFICE, to make room for the new stock. Clumped or Treble-soled Boots In Gentlemen's, Ladies', & Children's. Shooting, Hunting, and Sea Boots. Navvice and Panmril Nailed Boots. Legging8, Goloshes, Cork Soies, &c. A large assortment of SERVANTS' TRUNKS. GENSON'S WATCHES. Watch and Clock Maker to the Queen and Royal Family, and by special rv?5°t» ment the Prince of Wales and Emperor of Russia, cl -Bond-street, and (Steam Factory) Ludgate-hill, London. BENSON'S WATCHES of every description, suitable for all climates, from ig2 to 200 guineas. Chrono- graphs, Chronometers, Keyless, Levers, Presentation, Re- peaters, Railway Guards, Soldiers, and Workmen's Watches ox extra strength. ]}ENSON'S ARTISTIC ENGLISH CLOCKS, ]}ENSON'S ARTISTIC ENGLISH CLOCKS, decorated with Wedgwood and other wares, designed to suit any style of architecture or furniture also, as novelties r presents. Made solely by Benson. From £ 5 5s. BENSON'S PAMPHLETS on TURRET B CLOCKS, Watches, Clocks, Plate, and Jewellery. illus- tratea, sent post free each for 2 stamps. Watches sent safe by post. Benson's new work, Time and Time Tellers," 2s.6d. IMPORTANT MEDIOAL WORKS. 122nd Thousand, Free by Post, In Envelope, Two Stamps. ftUIDE TO HEALTH or, Advice and Instructions for the V* c}Jre °f Nervous Diseases. Gives Instructions and Ad- vice, the result of twenty-eight years' special practice, for SJJJL I diseases of the Nervous System, Nervous Debility, JffEr1 ^Physical Depression, Palpitation of the Heart, i \r m e Head and Ears, Indecision, Impaired Sight I?.di«e?tion» Loss of Energy, Pains in the Back, SS n' Pushing, Hysteria, Timidity, Self Distrust. x? Groundless Fears, Muscular Relaxation, Loss of aeep, Faulty Nutrition, Loss of Flesh, Weakness, Pimples, resulting from Loss of Nerve Power. Illus- trated with Cases and Testimonials, with means used in each case. Important Rules to be observed by Patients. Also by the same Author Seventeenth Thousand. Fifty-seven Engravings on Wood, post free for 7 stamps, PHYSICAL EDUCATION or The People's Guide to Health On the culture of the healthful and beautiful in humanity. Fifty-seven Engravings. Subjects-Physical Education, Laws of life, How to render weak muscles strong, Gymnastics, Prevention of disease, Cure of disease, Air, Light, Skin, Diet, Bath, &c. Gives in- structions for developing and strengthening the human body, How to regain lost health resulting from loss of nerve power, the effect of overtaxed energies—Over-work, City life, Worry, Brain toil, and Intemperance. How to secure long life, and avoid the infirmities of old age, &c. DR. HENRY SMITH, No. 8, Burton Crescent, London, w.c. J. R. DANIEL, Cabinet Maker, Upholsterer, PAPER HANGER, House and Ornamental Painter, UNDERTAKER, &c., 12, ST. MARY STREET, CARDIGAN. PIANOFORTES For Sale or Hire on the Three-Years System. ALMANAC Y MILOEDD A Llawlyfr o Wybodaeth Fuddiol AM 1878, Yr ail ar ol blwyddyn Naid, a'r 42 o deyrnasiad y Frenhines Victoria. CYNWYSIAD. Y Tywydd am bob dydd Sut i gadw heddwch yn y tt Calendar llawn I wybod pellder taran Codiad a machludiad yr haul Pytatws rhewedig Codiad a machludiad y lleuad Rhai o gynghorion Mr. Hum- Newidiadau, diffygiadau, oed phreys, Dyffryn y Lleuad Gwerthu y Gymraeg Stampiau llythyrdy Siencyn Penhydd a'r gwair Amryw Dablau defnyddiol llwyd Rhanu y caws Y ffordd i bawb gael digon o Dros 300 o Ddiarhebion arian Boxer, y ceffyl blaen CAn Nadolig. pethau hynod Modrwyau priodas Cynghorion buddiol Plant yn magu danedd Prynu pethau diangenrhaid, Diodydd rhadlon a myn'd i ddyled Weather-glass y dyn tlawd. Cyfarwyddiadau i'r rhai sydd Dowch i gael peint am fod yn gyfoethog Gwneyd capiau. Spectol mam Cyngborion y meddyg Cyfreithiwr y teulu Diodydd i gleifion Tabl gwartheg a lloi Coginio pytatws Canu yn y teulu Gwueyd eich Ewyllys Cwsg yr adferydd goreu Y ddanodd a'r danodd I wneyd dilJad yn anlosgadwy Y newyn du Whitewash da FFEIRIAU CYMRU A'R CYFFINIAU. Wrexham: Cyhoeddedig gan Hughes and Son; AC AR WERTH GAN Mrs. Williams, Bookseller, Aberteifi.. SCALE OF CHARGES FOR ADVERTISEMENTS. ADVERTISEMENTS are INSERTED in the CARDIGAN OBSERVER at the following rates CLASS I.-Prospectuses of Public Companies, Parliamentaiy Addresses, Government Notices, &c., 6D. per Line per Insertion. CLASS II.—Notices of Municipal and School Board Elections, Legal Advertisements, Public Notices, &c., 4d. per Line per Insertion. CLASS III.-Sales by Auction, 3d. per Line per Insertion. CLASS IV.—Announcements of Religious and Charitable Institutions, Literary and Competitive Meetings, Lectures, Entertainments, Dinners, Anniversaries, &c., 2d. per Line per Insertion. CLASS V.—PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS, Such as Situations Wanted or Vacant, Apartments and Houses Wanted or To Let, Sales by Private Contract, Businesses to be Sold, Partnerships or Money Wanted, Articles Lost or Found, and Mis- cellaneous Sales and Wants, are inserted at the following rates :-Four lines, one insertion, Is.; three insertions, 2s.; six insertions, 3s. Every additional line in proportion to the above scale. CLASS VI.—BUSINESS ADVERTISEMENTS Inserted at very Moderate Rates when ordered for a Quarter or more. »/» I O*7Q /PER QUARTER. 1 50, 10/O. I PER POST, Is. { CASTELL CAERWEDROS SHOP, NEAR NEWQUAY. An excellent Freehold Dwelling House, Shop, Warehouse, and Garden for Sale. MR. JOHN EVANS H AS been instructed by Mr. John Griffiths, who is giving up the business for farming pursuits, to SELL BY AUCTION, at the BLACK LION HOTEL, NEWQUAY, on Saturday, the 2nd day of February, 1878, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, sub- ject to Conditions of Sale, the whole of the above well-known and old established PREMISES, suit- abe for carrying on an extensive Drapery, Grocery, Ironmongery, and Corn and Seed Business, with the whole of the FIXTURES complete. The Premises, whichfhave been established over seven years, are situate within about 4 miles of the Seaport of Newquay, and about 4i miles from Llangranog, and in an excellent country place. ALSO, to be SOLD BY TENDER, or VALU- ATION, the very extensive STOCK-IN- TRADE.of Drapery, Grocery, Ironmongery, &c. One half of the Purchase Money for the Premi- ses may remain on mortgage at per cent. For further particulars apply to Mr. John Grif- fiths, the Vendor; or to the Auctioneer, Gofyn- achfawr, near Newquay. ESTABLISHED 1832. THOMAS WILLIAMS, LINEN & WOOLLEN DRAPER, 7, BRIDGE ST., CARDIGAN. Funerals completely furnished on the shortes notice. II" SOUTH WALES EISTEDDFOD TO BE HELD AT CARDIGAN, On Wednesday, June 12th, 1878, FOR the Benefit of the Mechanics' Institute and Lifeboat Fund. Lifeboat Fund. MATRONS: COLONEL PRYSE, Lord Lieutenant of Cardigan- shire; LORD KENSINGTON, M.P., Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire; T. E. LLOYD, ESQ., M.P.; D. DAVIES, ESQ., M.P.; J. B. BOWEN, ESQ., M.P.; SIR MARTEINE O. M. LLOYD, Bart., And others. OHIEF OOMPETITIONS. To the Choir not under 70 in number, or over 100, who will best render "Pa fodd y cwympoddy Cedyrn?" (Welsh or English words) by D. Emlyn Evans £ 30 0 0 (And a Silver Medal to the Leader.) For the best Ode (Awdl) on Civilization (Welsh), not under 500 lines. E7 7 0 (And a Bardic Chair value £3 3s.) For the best Historical Essay on Car- digan Castle (Welsh or English) £ 5 5 0 Together with 30 other Competitions in Poetry, Prose, Music, and the Fine Arts. PROGRAMMES (both in Welsh and English), are now ready, and can be obtained, post free, with particulars, by forwarding Two Penny Stamps and addressed to HENRY F. DAVIES, ) SECRETARIEA W. R. HARRIES, ^secretaries, Cardigan. FOR SALE, A PORTABLE STEAM CRANE, with proved Chain for working it. Guaranteed to raise at least Three Tons weight. Apply to Mr. Thomas Edwards, Cardigan. Yn awr yn barod, 144 tudalen, Pris Swllt, VVEDROSIA: SEF GWEITHIAU Barddonol a Rhyddiaethol y diw- G eddar Mr. T. WEDROS EVANS, Ysgolfeistr. Yn mhlith ereill ceir y bryddest fuddugol ar y Ffurfafen yn Eisteddfod Crymych, 1876. Ar werth gan ei fam, Mrs. Evans, Rhydanfach, Ceinewydd, ac yn Swyddfa'r Observer, Aberteifi. THE COLLEGIATE SCHOOL, CARDIGAN. Head Master: Rev. D. H. DAVIES, B.A. SCHOOL re-opens MONDAY, January 21st, 1878.

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