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lEI VOLUMES JUST COMMENCED I THE THREEM'AGAZINES FOR 1878. THE Quiver," for Sunday Reading THE QUIVER 4 For JANUARY, price 6d., CONTAINING— The Resting-Places of our Saviour, and the Scenes of His Seclusion. By the 3 a v' Prebendary CHADWICK, B.D. scripture Lessons for School and Home. the Rev. J. W. GEDGE, M.A. T M^ariie's Revenge. By RUTH MITCHELL. | r T *he Quiver Bible Class. | Jja8t Words of the Books of God. By the f 5 ^^Rev. W. BOYD CARPENTER, M.A. S £ arles and Sarah Wesley. The God who Once." New Hymn Tune, by Sir GEORGE J. ELVEY, Mus. D., Organist of St. -»a George's Chapel Royal, Windsor. J ^arly Pilgrims.—By the Rev. T. M. MORRIS. How to Work. A Short Story. The Parables of the Old Testament. By j the Rev. Canon BARRY, D.D. o Out-of-the-Way Papers. Nervine Tonics. j By the Rev. ARTHUR BROWN. J A Motto for Life. A Tale for the New Year. 3- "Accept, my God." New Hymn Tune, by Prof. MACFARREN, MUS.D. > Good Work at Home and Abroad. j|. Unknown. By W. POOLE BALFERN. j • A Christmas Carol. By JULIA GODDARD. A Iiife. A Poem. "In Coelo Quies Est." By the Rev. J. H. DAVIES B A. The Recruit. By the Rev. G. S. OUTRAM. r* Granny. A Poem. By J. G. WATTS. ?• In the Bough. By G. WEATHERLT. 1877—1878. By JANE C. SIMPSON. *3- The Peace of the Night. A Poem. r** The Church Spire. By SARAH DOUDNEY. as. MORE THAN CONQUEROR. Serial Story. By F. M. F. SKENE. A CHRONICLE OP BARHAM. Serial Story. By E. OWENS BLACKBURNE. "THE QUIVER is widely known as one of 'he very best of Magazines. We have often com- mended it as ably Edited and attractive. The Objects are well varied; the illustrations are many good. The devotional or expository papers are thoroughly scriptural."—Record. 2.-Cassell'. Family Magazine. Cassell's Family Magazine for JANUARY, price *7d., CONTAINING- < Bmbroidered House and Table Linen. The Nursing of the London Poor. e. Hands and Feet: their Care and Comfort. 4. Iris. Song, with MUSIC. 5. The Average Servant. A Tin of Sardines. £ Old Btreets. *• The Schoolmistress at Skerne Dun. A Short Story. S. The Child and the Man. A Contrast. :ao. On Submarine Telegraph Service. :tt. Chit-chat on Dress. *3. Coffee Taverns. :t3- A Lucky Tumble. A Short Story. *4. Songs of the Bells. <5. Constance. A Poem. ::a6. How my Children were Drilled. *7. King Baby-Experiences of a Youtf-g Mother. M. 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. TIME SHALL TRY. New Serial Story. 3o. SUSPENSE. New Serial Story. Its CHARACTER is so MARKED and decided that have no hesitation in giving CASSELL'S FAMILY MAGAZINE the first position -mong the Monthlies for the people. ■Edinburgh Courarvt. 3.—" Little Folks," for All Children. LITTLE FOLKS For JANUARY, price 6d., forms the FIRST PART of the NEW VOLUME for 1878, and contains a beautiful Coloured. Frontispiece, en* titled "Hurrah for the Snow the commencement of TWO NEW SERIAL p STORIES, and many new features of attraction. "LITTLE FOLKS is out of sight the best -children's magazine we know."—British Quarterly Reukw. The praise of LITTLE FOLKS is among all V the critics as the perfect ideal of a magazine for the young."—Glasgow Mail. Cattell Petter <5r* Galpin, London; and all Booksellers. NEW SERIALS. THE NEW POPULAR SKRIAL. WORK ON SCIENCES. Just commenced, in Monthly Parts, price 7d. SCIENCE FOR ALL. Edited by ROBERT t3 BROWN, M.A, Ph.D., F.L.S., F.R.G.S., assisted by a Staff of Eminent Writers. ABUNDANTLY ILLUSTRATED. %» Part 1 of SCIENCE FOR ALL has been twice reprinted, and can now be had, by order, from all Booksellers. Cassell Petter <&* Galpin, London and all Booksellers. Just commenced, in Monthly Parts, price 7d. CASSELL'S HISTORY OF fTIHE RUSSO-TURKISH WAR. Uni. JL form with Cassell's History of the War between France and Germany." PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED. -Third Edition, of Part 1 now ready (including Large Map), price 8%d., at all Booksellers'. Cauell Petter 6* Galpin, London and all Booksellers. = Just commenced, in Monthly Parts, price 7d. THE SEA—Its Stirring Story of Ad- JL venture, Peril, and Heroism. With numerous ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS. *<* FOURTH EDITION of PART 1 (Including Large Presentation Plate), price 7d., now ready. Cassell Petter <&* Galpin, London and all BookseUrs. Messrs. CASSELL PBTTER & GALPIN will shortly publish in MONTHLY PARTS, price 7d., a Valuable and Interesting Work, under the title of GREAT INDUSTRIES OF GREAT BRITAIN. FULLY ILLUSTRATED. Prospectuses of this Important Work are now ready at all Booksellers', or toill be sent post free on application to the Publishers, CASSELL PETTER & GALPIN, Ludgate Hill, London. Now ready, coloured boards, 3s. 6d. cloth, gilt edges, 5s. "Little Folks" Christmas Volume, Forming the MOST CHARMING GIFT-BOOK of the SEASON for children of all ages, containing nearly FIVE HUNDRED PICTURES and beautiful COLOURED FRONTISPIECE. The Volume also contains a complete Serial Story by W. H. G. KINGSTON, entitled THE YOUNG BERRINGTONS, or the Boy Explorers and a complete Serial Story by one of the Authors of Poems written for a Child," entitled POOR NELLY. Cassell Petter &* Galpin, London; and all Booksellers. THE LARGEST AND MOST COMPLETE DICTIONARY OF COOKERY EVER PRODUCED. Now ready, 1,280 pages, royal 8vo, cloth, 15s. CASSELL'S DICTIONARY OF COOKERY. With numerous ENGRAVINGS and Mill- page COLOURED PLATES. Containing about Nine THOUSAND RECIPES. "Cassell's 'Dictionary of Cookery' is one of the roost thorough and comprehensive works of the kind. 1 o expatiate on its abundant contents would demand pages rather than paragraphs."—The Times. One of the most handsome, practical, and comprehensive books of cookery." -Saturday Review. It seems to us that this book is absolutely what it claims to t be-that is, the largest and most complete collection of the kmd » eVer produced in this country."—The Christian World. t Cassell Petter &> Galpin, London; and all Booksellers. CASSELL PETTER & GALPIN'S COM PLETE CATALOGUE, containing a List 01 SEVERAL HUNDRED VOLUMES, consisting of BIBLES ana RELIGIOUS WORKS (including DR. FARRAR'S LIFE OP CHRIST," complete in Two Volumes), FINE ART VOLUMES, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, DICTIONARIES, EDUCATIONAL WORKS H ISTORY, NATURAL HISTORY, HOUSEHOLD and Do MESTII TREATISES, HAND-BOOKS a W GUIDES, SCIENCE, TRAVELS, &°c. &>c., together with a Synopsis of their nunerot% ILLUSTRATED SERIAL PUBLICATIONS, sent post tree c application to CASSELL PEXXEB 4 GAZFl*t Xtudgate Bill, London. G^WNEIR pob math O ARGRAFFWAITHTam brisiau rhesyraol, ac yn y modd destJusaf, yn JSwyddfa'r Observer, 1, Ldn Eben, Aberteifi. BOOT AND SHOE ESTABLISHMENT, 42, St. Mary Street, Cardigan. ~F?.Tn A T^MADEIboots & SHOES- DANIEL DAVIES, FASHIONABLE BOOT AND SHOE MAKER, BEGS to solicit an inspection of his Newly-recei ved Stock of Ladies, Gentlemen, an<i Children's Ready-made "WIHSTTEIR 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 BESPOKE DEPARTMENT still continues to receive D. D.'s special attention, experienced workmen only being employed, and the best materials used. REPAIRS NEATLY EXECUTED. ESTABLISHED UPWARDS OF 30 YEARS. HENRY DANIEL DAVIES, MANUFACTURER OF wOOLLEN CLOTHS, FLANNELS, BLANKETINGS, Welsh Plaids and Stripes, Hosiery and other Yarns, i 1 Priory Street, CARDIGAN. These Goods are manufactured from PURE Wools, and WARRANTED to be unadulterated with SHODDY, or any other INFERIOR Materials.. 11a The Hosiery Yarns are in great variety of Colours and Qualities, made up in different size Balls* convenient for Retail Dealers' ready sale. PATTERNS and WHOLESALE PRICES forwarded, Post Free, to Shopkeepers ONLY. PRINTING) PRINTING! IN ALL ITS BRANCHES, ■ » EXECUTED AT THE "CARDIGAN .OBSERVER" c) GENERAL PRINTING & BOOKBINDING ESTABLISHMENT, ,'} :1., BBEIT'S la-AjsriE, C-A-IRHDIGr-AJSr- JOHN O. ROBERTS "TTTHILST returning thanks for the liberal support hitherto accorded him, solicits a VV continuance of the same. Printing of 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 In the Newest Designs, at moderate prices. Every description of POSTING BILLS executed on the shortest notice. ARGRAFFU A LLYFR-RWYMO. pr Gwneir pob math o waith Argraffu yn Swyddfa'r Cardigan Observer, 1, L6n Eben, Aberteifi. Yn awr yn batod, 144 tudalen, Pris Swllt, WEPROSIA: SEF GWEITHIAU BarddonolaRhyddiaethol y diw. X 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. IMPORTANT MEDICAL WORKS. 122nd Thousand, Free by Post, in Envelope, Two Stamps. GUIDE TO HEALTH or, Advice and Instructions for the tj cura of Nervous Diseases. Gives Instructions and Ad- vice, the result of twenty-eight years special practice, for cure of all diseases of the Nervous Systentt) Nervous Debility, Mental and PhYSIcal Depression, Palpitation of the Heart, Noises in the Head and Ears, Indecision, Impaired Sight and Memory, Indigestion, Loss of Ertero Pains in the Back, Constipation, Blushing, Hysteria, Titaidity, Self Distrust. Dizziness, Groundless Fears. Muscular Relaxation, Loss of Sleep, Faulty Nutrition, Loss of Flesh, Weakness, Pimples, Diffidence, Ac., resulting fr°m f"°s8 of Nerve Power. Illus- trated with Cases and Testimonials, means used in each case. Important Rules to be observed by Patients. Also by the same Author Seventeenth Thousand. Fifty-seven Engravings on Wood, £ ost 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. SubjectsPhysical 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. to secure long life, and avoid the infirmities of old age, «c. DR. HENRY SMITH, No. 8, Burton Crescent, London, W.c. GEORGE'S PILE AND GRAVEL PILLS. Patroniitd by teveral eminent Phftieians and Surgeons, and Vjnzv*KUid.T keid in 1Mø" etteem. Though you have Buffered and despaired for years and tried Remedies in vain, dq auured there Is still a safe and speedy cure ior you at a small cost by using GEORGE'S PILJ] AND GRAVEL PILLS, which are no'W recognised by all as being the best Medicine yet discovered for PILE AND GRAVEL, as well as for^ the following pains, which, In Ninety-nine Cases out 01 Qygry Hundred, are caused by these painful Maladies:- PAIN IN THE BACK, FLATULENCY, QRJPINQ, COLIO, A SENSE OF WEIGHT IN THE BACK AND LOINS, DARTING PAINS IN THE REGION OF THE HEART, LIVER, AND K)DNEYQ CONSTIPATION, PAINS IN THE THIGHS, SOMETIMES SHOOTING DOWN TO THE CALF OF THE LEG AND FOOT, SUPPRESSION AND RETENT|ON OF URINE, PAINS IN THE STOMACH, AND ALL LIVERCOMPLAINT8. Thouand* have been ennd by Pill., and many who had Ilea vconooneed hop»le«»_ tillve been thoroughly rettored to H«mltn by us«. OK* BOX WILT. COSTING J THE VO8T 8CBPTICAL OT THEIA EIPFICACY. Jn order to ncU att who MAY be M#ERIMR from ONE or BOTX of these Maladies, the Proprietor wJLxa thUYtgeUtble Bemedf in <A«/3«OWTNFLYONNL. No. I-GROUGE'S PILE & GBAVEL PILLS. No. 2—GEORGE'S QRAVELPILLS. No. 3—GEORGE'S FOR THE PILES. Important Testimonial from Doctor*, ChemitU, and Invalid*, from all parts of the country, will be forwarded to any add, on receipt of a stamped envelope. Sold in Boxes, Is. LID. AND 3B. 9d., by an respectable Chemists; by Post, Is. 4d. and So., in postage stamps. XVXBT BOX IS PROTECTSJJ BY THE EOVKBNMBKT STAMP. NOTICE.—The titU Pjuf AND QRAVEL PILLS" is Copyright, andenttred at Statio, Hall. Propnetor, J. E. GEORGE, M.E.P.S^ HIRWAIN, GLAMORGANSHIRE. P, 9. ir4 t; A Old Sores and OldSkin Diseases. The neds of these disorders are effectually expelled by tbi* penetrating Unguent, not only from the superficial para. from the internal tostK» htevteie. Any case, even of twmV yeanf PP—dily yields to lti Influeaoe. A Certain Cure for Bronchitis, Diphtheria, Sore Throat, Asthma, &c. Tot curing sore throat, diphtheria, bronchitis, asthma, V#* mm of the chest, and pain in the side—which tnfUnt treatmen* alone prevents degenerating into more serious maladies. this Ointment has the same powers over chest complaints as a blister possesses, •without causing pain or debility. Old astiimatio in* valids will derive marvellous ease from the use of this Ointment, which has brought round many such sufferers and re-estabBahed health after every other means had signally failed. Bad Legs, Bad Breasts, Old Sores, and Ulcers. By rubbing the Ointment round the —jig ve^r trates to the tissues beneath, and .exercises a wonderful cower on afl the blood flowing to, and returning w the duewied part. The inflammation diminishes, the pain becomes Je*» totolerable, the matter thicker, and-a cure is soon effected. aU long-standing cases, HoUoway s Pills should also be taken, as they will thoroughly expel all depraved humours from the body. ) Gout, Rheumatism, Stiff Joints. Gout and Rheumatism arise from inflammation In ttm narts affected. To effect a permanent cure, adopt a cwIiMet S plenty of water, take six of Hollowav'g and rub this Ointment most effectually twicl td^y suffering parts; when used simultaneously they driro afl ^ani- mation anddeprwsion from the system, subdue Md SWS to™, Both the Ointment and Pills should be used in the following complaints: Bad Legs Corns (Soft) ) g^H SoreThroats Bunions Glandular Swellings Chilblains Lumbago s Chapped Hands Piles Contracted and Stiff Rheumatism TTW~ Joints Sore Nipples Woimde The Ointment and Pills are sold at Professor TMTTATTY'S Establishment, 588, Oxford Street, London a^ bvT^y every respectable Vendor of Medicine throughout. ««»fiviiised World, in Pots and Boxes, at Is. lfcL, 2s. 9d 4s 6d l £ 22^ and 83s. each. TJie smaUe«t Pot of OintmentLta^one ounce; and the smaUest Box of Piiig four Pull printed directions are affixed to each Pnf «nd can be had in any language, even Percan, or Chinese. r KO. 16-»i The Printing Trade. AN Intelligent YOUTH wanted as an AP- PRENTICE to the above Trade. A good opportunity offered to learn the different branches thoroughly.—Apply, Office of this Puper. .l L D. R. WILLIAMS, SCULPTOR, Marble Works, LLANELLY. Monuments, Tombs, Headstones, Crosses, Ac., executed in Granite, Marble, and Stone. Designs forwarded on application. J 7t\ SOUTH WALE8 EISTEDDFOD TO BE HELD AT CARDIGAN, On Wednesday, June 12th, 1878, FOR the Benefit of the Mechanics' Institute and JL Lifeboat Fund. MATRONS: COLONEL PRYSE, Lord Lieutenant of Cardigan- 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.; Sip MARTEINE O. M. LLOYD, Bart., And others. OHIEF COMPETITIONS. To the Choir not under 70 in number, or over 100, who will best render U Pa. fodd y cwympodd y 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. f.7 7 0 (And a Bardic Chair value £ 3 3s.) j.^he best Historical Essay on Car- digan Castle (Welsh or English) £ 5 5 0 Together with SO 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, ) Q0_.0+>. „ W. R. HARRIES, jSecreta™s, Cardigan. Yn awr yn barod, pris Swllt, HYNODION HEN BREGETHWYR OYMRU, Gydag Hanesion difyrus am danynt Cyflawnir y gwaith mewn Tair Rhan. Rhoddir Gwyneb-ddalen a Chynwysiad cyflawn gyda Rhan 3. Yn awr yn barod, mewn Llian, pris 2s. Gc., nn-FT A TsTX1 Y PARCHEDIG JOHN JONES, Blaenanerch, GAN Y PARCH. JOHN DAYIES, BLAENANERCH. Y Caniedydd Americanaidd: Y 4 Rhan mewn Llian, pris Is.; yn Rhanau, 2c. Wrexham: Cyhoeddedig gan Hughes and Son; AC AR WERTH GAN Mrs. Williams, Bookseller, Aberteifi. MONEY! MONEY!! MONEY IMMEDIATELY ADVANCED ~~i to Householders, Farmers, Cow Keepers, Car and Cab Owners, Tradesmen, and others, without any kind of sureties. Distance no object.—Apply to L. ROUSE and CO., Financial Agents, 3, ^gate, Huddersfield. ■N.B.—All communications strictly private and confidential. ESTABLISHED 1832. THOMAS WILLIAMS, LINEN & WOOLLEN DRAPER, 7, BRIDGE ST., CARDIGAN. Funerals completely furnished ontheshortes notice. BENSON'S WATCHES. Watch and Clock T C R Maker to the Queen and Royal Family, and by special ?5!w. to the Prince of Wales a nd Emperor of Russia. Ola Bond-street, and (Steam Factory) Ludgate-hiU, London. BENSON'S WATCHES of every description, suitable for all climates, from dM to 200 guineas. Chrono- fifraphs, Chronometers, Keyless, Levers, Presentation, Re- Vf&ters, Railway Guards, Soldiero, and Workmen's Watches of extra strength. BENSON'S ARTISTIC ENGLISH CLOCKS, B decorated with Wedgwood and other wares, designed to suit any style of architecture or furniture; also, as novelties for presents. Made solely by Benson. From £ 5 5s. BENSON'S PAMPHLETS on TURRET CI-OCKB, Watches, Clocks, Plate, and Jewellery. Illus- trated, sent post free each for 2 stamps. Watches sent safe by post. Benson's new work, "Time and Time Tellers," 2s.6d. IF you want PRINTING of any description done neatly, expeditiously, and reasonably go to th* OBSERVER Office, No. 1, Eben's Lane,(op- posite the Black Lion Hotel), Cardigan. NEW WORK OF VITAL INTEREST. Post Free, Six Penny Stamps, From J. Williams, 22, Marischal-street, Aberdeen. A LONG AND HEALTHY LIFE. CONTENTS. 1. Medical Advice to the Invalid-. 2. Approved Prescriptions for various Ailments. 3. Phosphorus, as a Remedy for Melancholia, Loss of Nerve, Power, Depression, and Feeble Digestion. 4. On Self Treatment and Cure. 5. The Coca Leaf a Restorer of Health and Strength. LLAN LINE; Shortest Ocean Passage to MERICA, 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. Threugh 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. Aw 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. MILK! MILK! MR. W. I. THOMAS, of Swiss Cottage Daiiy, London, who has lately taken Noyaddwillim Farm, has made arrangements to send into Cardigan, every morning and evening, at the resi- dence of all who may require it, any quantity of PURE FRESH MILK. Early orders are solicited to be sent to Noyaddwillim, or to No. 15, High Street, Cardigan, at which latter place a constant supply may be had at all times during the day, between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sundays only ex- cepted. Noyaddwillim, Jan. 31st, 1878. 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 Sy3tem. 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. POTATOES. IF you require good Table or Seed Potatoes of the very best and choicest sorts, the same can be obtained of A. CHETTLE, who has just imported a quantity, and has opened Stores at PROGRESS PLACE, Mwldan, CARDIGAN. February 20th, 1878. FISH FOR SALE. MR. W. I. THOMAS, of Noyaddwilym, will offer for sale, at his Shop, No. 15, High-street, Cardigan, on SATURDAY NEXT (To-morrow) a large supply of Salmon, Sole, Dried Haddocks, and other Fish; also native and other Oysters; and is at present making arrangements for a continuous supply of the above for the town and neighbour- hood. February 22nd, 1878. _< TO CONTRACTORS. THE EGLWYSWRW SCHOOL BOARD, JL Pembrokeshire, are prepared to receive TENDERS JOR the ERECTION of a Schoolroom (for 75 children), Out Offices, Boundary Walls, and Premises, at the Village of Egflwytswrw, in the County of Pembroke. The Tenders are to be sent in to me not later than SATURDAY, 30th day of March next, at my Office, at Cardigan, where Plans and Specifications may be seen on any day (except Saturdays) in the meantime, and the terms of the Building Contract, and every necessary information will be given. The Board do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any Tender. Dated this 28th day of February, 1878. IVOR EVANS, Clerk to the Board. 3, Green Street, Cardigan. SCALE OF CHARGES FOR ADVERTISEMENTS. ADVERTISEMENTS are INSERTED in the CARDIGAN OBSERVER at the following rates :— CLASS I.—Prospectuses of Public Companies, Parliamentary 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.
CARDIGAN TOWN COUNCIL.
BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS.-At these sessions on Monday last, Superintendent Lloyd, Llandys- sul, charged Anne John, Pendre, with selling beer without a license, on the 13th ult. (fair day.) Mr. John A. G. Evans appeared for defendant. Case dismissed, owing to insufficient evidence. LAw.-The following communication was re- ceived too late for our last issue:—We are pleased to learn that our late fellow-townsman, Mr. John Davies, was admitted a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Judicature, on Thursday last, having Eissed the final examination of the Incorporated aw Society in January last. THE SPRING CIRCUITS.—The dates for the en- suing Spring Assizes have been fixed as follows:— South Wales (Mr. Justice Lush)—Haverfordwest, Monday, March 11; Cardigan, Friday, March 15 Carmarthen, Tuesday, March 19; Brecon, Satur- day, March 23; Presteign, Thursday, March 28; Chester, Saturday, March 30; Cardiff, Monday, April 8. HEAVY FINE FOR ILLEGAL SALE OF DRINK. -On Monday last, at the Llandyssul petty ses- sions, P. C. Jones (22) charged Annie Lewis, Twelly Side, Llandyssul, with selling intoxicating liquors without a license. Mr. Davies, solicitor, Carmar- then, appeared for the defendant, and pleaded fuilty. This being her fourth offence, she was ned £ 100, and £ 1 2S. 3d. costs, which she paid. Shejwas also ordered to forfeit fl5 worth of intox- icating liquor. CARDIGAN ART CLASS.-Capt. Sir Arthur Mackworth, Bart., R.E., inspected this class on behalf of the Science and Art Department on the 22nd ult., and reported that the prosperity and magnitude of the class was to be attributed to the great interest taken in the class by F. Miles, Esq., and to the gratuitous teaching of Mr. Marshallsay. Sir Arthur remarked that the class was the largest he had inspected. There were 80 students present, and 136 names on the register. The examination of the class will be held in May. WHILST THE YOUNG LADIES' JOURNAL con- tinues to support its high standard of excellence as a monthly magazine for the household, it will al- ways demand a word of commendation from us. The March Part is a very good one; it contains the usual coloured panorama of the latest Parisian novelties, and a large supply of fashion engrav- ings three full-size patterns for cutting out articles of ladies' dress, a very beautiful design printed in colours for Poonah Painting, a new continuous story which opens admirably, and much that is use- ful and pretty for home, as well as personal decor- ation; it is a cheap and very useful magazine for ladies and families. TROEDYRAUB PETTY SESSIONS.—The monthly sessions for this division were held at the Shire- hall, on Tuesday last, before W. Buck, Sv H. Jones-Parry, aid W. 0.. Brigstocke, Esqcs* The only case before the Bench was that of Catherine Davies against Elizabeth Evans, both of Verwig, for using threatening language. The defendant) Elizabeth Evans, was bound over to keep the peace for six months, in her own recognizance, for £5. Two affiliation cases entered were settled out of court. The license of the Trewern Arms, Aber- porth, was temporarily transferred from Mr. David Elias Jones to Mr. Popman, of Aberporth. DROWNING OF A CARDIGAN MAN AT CAR- DIFF.—On Saturday morning last, about 9 o'clock, as William John, of 44,' George-steeet, Cardiff, step-son of Thomas Thomas, master of the pilot cutter, Live Yankee, was returning from sea, and off the low water pier, he fell overboard, and was drowned. No assistance could be rendered him, he being the only person on board the cutter, which was found on the west mud by his brother a short time afterwards, and brought to the Pier Head by him. His body was recovered about 3 o'clock in the afternoon and taken home, where an inquest was held the following Monday. All pilot boats in port hoisted flags half-mast. The deceased was a native of this town, and formerly an apprentice at the Herald Office. WHITLAND AND CARDIGAN RAILWAY.—The half-yearly meeting of the shareholders of this Company was held at Whitland on Tuesday last. Mr. John Owen presided. The report stated that the traffic during the six months had slightly di- minished, compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, owing to the depression of trade. The cost of working had, however, been diminished, which partly made up for the loss sus- tained in traffic. During the coming spring an active canvass would be made for capital to carry the railway to the town of Cardigan. Between £ 13,000 and £ 14,000 had been already subscribed and promised. The report was adopted. Mr. Benjamin Evans, retiring director, was re-elected, and Mr. Higgon, Scolton, was elected a director in the room of Mr. Waterhouse. Mr. T. D. Lewis was re-elected Auditor. THE LIVING OF ST. JOHN'S, PEMBROKE DOCK. Dm —A large meeting was held in the Temperance Hall, Pembroke Dock, on Wednesday, the 20th instant. Mr. C. Forrest; who presided, explained that they had met to sympathise with the Rev. T. Jones B.A. (late curate of St. Mary's, in this town), their respected curate, in consequence of their ap- plication to the Lord Bishop of St. David's to appoint Mr. Jones as vicar of the parish of St. John's, in the place of Dr. Kelly, not having been granted. Messrs. G. Cole and J. Phillips (church- wardens), and Mr. J. Thomas addressed the meet- ing, speaking in eulogistic terms of the Rev. T. Jones services during the ten months he had been curate of the parish, of the good he had done in making improvements in the Church, as well as by his effectual preaching, which had had the effect of considerably increasing the congregation. A reso- lution was unanimously passed by the meeting, expressing its sympathy with Mr. Jones. The Rev. Mr. Morris, vicar of Slebech, Pembrokeshire, is the gentleman who is likely to be appointed to the vacant vicarage of Pembroke Dock. CARDIGAN TOWN COUNCIL. On Thursday last, a meeting of the Corporation was held at the Council Chamber, present—The Mayor (in the chair), Councillors Asa J. Evans, W. Woodward, L. Evans, O. P. Davies, L. James, S. Davies, and Rev. W. Jones. THE WATER SCHEME. The Mayor said that in accordance with the wish of the Council, Mr. Szlumper had inspected the plans, visited the source, and reported thereon. He said that the supply could be greatly augment- ed by laying a nine-inch pipe from Glanbran to the source, and oy inaking branches to take in a sup- ply where a spring was to be found. There was a large waste of water at the source, which could be utilised, and thus increase the supply very mater- ially. The present reservoir was capable of holding only 15,000 gallons, which must be below the aver- age consumption of the present population. They ought to provide a reservoir capable of holding 45,000 gallons, and that could be made at an alti- tude of 145 feet, as proposed, which would prove sufficient for every part of the town, and would be a great boon in case of fire. The present reservoir was not capable of being enlarged to the required extent. On the motion of Mr. Asa J. Evans, seconded by the Mayor, it was resolved that Mr. Szlumper's report be adopted, and copied to the minute book. Mr. Thomas Evans was called in, and reported having put the fences alright at the source, and cleaned the pipes which were nearly filled up. On the motion of Mr. Woodward, seconded by Mr. L. James, it was resolved that a proper person be engaged to make a good and permanent job of the fencing, &c., at the water source, and that a Juick hedge be set, Messrs. L. James and Lewis !vans be appointed to superintend the work. Mr. Asa J. Evans suggested that Mr. Szlumper be asked whether a four-inch pipe would not be sufficient to carry the water down from Glanbran, as the declivity was so great. If so, it would be a great saving in the price of the pipes. Ig Mr. L. James: I repeated the question to Mr. Szlumper, and he said that it might serve them, but that he never liked to connect a four-inch pipe to a main of 6 inches. Mr. Asa J. Evans: I did not know that. It was ultimately decided that the Council meet at 3 p.m. on Monday next, and proceed to view the works, taking with them Mr. Szlumper's report, and judge for themselves. THE LOWER MARKET. The offer of JE18 per annum, by Messrs. Davies Brothers, for the lower market was accepted, to be let concurrent with the market tolls, subject to three months' notice. SHEDS IN THE MARKET PLACE. Mr. Woodward was requested to draw out plans and specifications for the proposed sheds by that day week. CHEQUES. Several cheques were issued in payment of bills, and Town Clerk's salary. THE HIGHWAYS AND THE TRACTION ENGINE. Mr. Asa J. Evans called attention to the scarcity of material for the highways. The traction engine pounded whatever kind of stones that are placed on the roads into dust in no time. It was a pity that the proprietors were allowed to use it on our roads. Last week, in the superior court in London, it was decided that it was illegal to use traction engines on the roa<&, especially those with wheels like the one in tne neighbourhood. More damage had been done to the roads than they at present thought. NECESSARIES. The Surveyor having called attention to the ne- cessity of erecting public closets in the town, was requested to produce an estimate of the cost. Two cases of scarlet fever were reported to have occurred at the Strand, but the patients were re- covering. SUDDEN DEATH OF A TRAMP IN THE CARDIGAN COUNTY PRISON. On Saturday last, an inquest was held at the Visiting Justices' Room, in the Cardigan County Prison, before Mr. J. H. Evans, coroner, touching the death of Nicholas Henshaw, a native of Cam- ber, Cornwall, who had been sentenced to 14 days' hard labour, for begging at Aberystwyth. Capt Herbert Davies was foreman of the jury, and the following evidence taken Michael Elliott, sworn, said: I am governor of the county prison at Cardigan. On Monday last, the 18th inst, midday, I received two prisoners, brought by P.C. Jones, stationed at Aberayron, who were sentenced to 14 days' hard labour, the deceased being one of them. On admission the deceased complained of pain in the chest and the stomach; and as he told me his complaint was of three or four months' standing, and his appearance in no wise indicating danger, I did not send for the surgeon immediately. The surgeon is required to attend the prison twice a-week, oftener it necess- ary, and see every prisoner after admission. I in- form the surgeon, as a rule, on the morning imme- diately after admission of prisoners. From the hall the prisoner was taken to the bath-room, washed, clothed in prison dress, and treated as other pri- soners in every respect Prisoners of his class are allowed Ilb. of bread and 2 pints of oatmeal gruel daily. The dietary scale is sanctioned by the Home Secretary; but the surgeon is authorised to alter or increase the diet of any prisoner as he may think necessary. The labour given to the deceased was picking oakum, and he completed 1\ 'è. his task daily, and took his meals tel 10 o'clock on Tuesday morning the de brought into the office, and examined t geon in my presence. He complained 01 1> the stomach and chest to the surgeon as he did w me. After the examination, the surgeon made an entry in the official journal, which I now produce, as follows;—"19th February, Henshaw, Nicholas, free of disease, fit for hard labour." He was not put to hard labour, as we had none, but was given oakum to pick. On Wednesday morning deceased desired to see the surgeon, and the surgeon came, examined him in my presence, and made the fol- lowing entry:—"Feb. 20th, a visit; all well." De- ceased had, up to Thursday night, performed his task and managed his food, but he refused his sup- per on Thursday without assigning any reason for so doing. At 10.40 p.m. I heard a cell bell ring, and, in company of the chief warder, went to see what was the matter. On opening the deceased's cell we found him in a stooping posture, with his hands clasped across his stomach, as if suffering from a great pain. The surgeon was sent for im- mediately, and on arriving he proceeded to exam- ine the deceased, but failed to detect any symptoms to account for the pain which deceased said he suf- ferred from, but said that the pain had shifted since the previous day, and that he would see him the following morning. Nothing was prescrioed to deceased. 1 saw nothing in deceased appearance to induce me to think there was any danger, as prisoners often feign illness. Deceased then left for his cell, and whilst speaking to the surgeon I heard a thud in the hall; went to see what it was, and saw that deceased had fallen on his face on the floor, which accounts for the marks over the eye. He was lifted up, and the surgeon, myself, and the chief warder remained with him until he died, which would be about a quarter of an hour. No stimulants were administered, but the surgeon ap- plied his stethoscope to the heart. With the ex- ception of his breathing, which was short and hur- ried, the deceased appeared insensible from the moment he felL His age was 37 years. Joseph Morris, chief warder, corroborated the foregoing evidence. William Gill, a prisoner, who accompanied de- ceased to prison, said he had known deceased for about three weeks. He was continually complain- ing of pain in the stomach, and on Wednesday evening had told him that he wished to die, so as to be out of pain. William Davies, sworn, said: I am a duly quali- fied medical practitioner, and surgeon to the county prison. 1 carefully examined deceased on the 19th, and failed to find indication of organic disease, so as to justify me in altering his diet. He appeared to have been drinking very hard, as the symptoms were visible about the eyes, and his tongue was fouL I considered that a regular diet was all that was necessary to restore him to health. I made the entry in the journal for those reasons, and con- sidered him fit for hard labour. I next saw him on the 20th, but saw no reason to alter his treat- ment. On the night of the 21st I saw him, as des- cribed by Mr. Elliott. I did not think that he suffer much, as his features were tranquil at times. He breathed and spoke freely, and attributed the pain to some medicine he had had elsewhere. His pulse were regular, but his breath was offensive, and I attribute that to derangement of stomach. I did not prescribe for him, but intended doing so had I time enough to go to the surgery. I did not consider his case an urgent one. When he got out- side the office doof he dropped down as described by Mr. Elliott. On examining him I found him insensible—so insensible that if stimulants were ordered he could not swallow them. It would have been useless to apply any restorative treatment, and on that account I did not order any. I re. mained with him until he died. In my opinion the cause of death was apoplexy, accelerated by antheroma of the arteries. I cannot speak with any degree of certainty, and could not do so with- out a post mortem examination. In answer to a juryman, the witness said that he did not consider the prisoner's death had resul- ted from the pain he complained of, but from apo- plexy. The jury, after a long consultation, returned a verdict of Died from the visitation of God," and added that the surgeon, seeing his weak condi- tion, ought to have ordered deceased better diet, and prescribed for his complaint." The inquiry lasted over three hours.
LLINELLAU Ãr Briodas Mr. John Thomas, Argraffydd, Aber- tatDe, A Miss Mary Ann Rets, College Row, Aberteifi. DAU yn un ni chydia neb—ond oaxiad, Coron pob gwir undeb; Ie cloi yn ngnyd mewn cwlwm cred, A'u clymu braidd heb glywed. Dwy galon a gylymwyd-mewn cadwyn Wych euraidd gadwynwyd; Hir oes 1'1' ddau dyner fryd, Ac yna'u dwyn i wynfyd. Mae rhai yn myn'd yn mlaen drwy'r byd. Heb ganddynt 'run cyfeiriad, Ond dyma ddau wnaeth gwidd yn nghyd, Yn hollol o'r un broflad; Sef ein John Thomas cywir, cu, A Mary Ann anwylaf; 01 ddau mwy dedwydd fu erioed, A'r ddau fach hyn, mi goeliaf. Angyles fwyn yw Mary Anne, Ie r tlysal o hil Efa, Mae heddyw'n eiddo iti, John, t Cei sranu'n lion dy wala; t A thithau, loan Thomas hofif, Bachgenyn gwiwlan, lion, Fo'n amddi&ynfa yn mhob Rhag gofid blin i leddful bron. Ond boed Miss Roes, yn Hysdy Bench, |t* Yn eiatedd ar ei gonwdd,— 0 ™ Lie na ddaw awel chwerw loes I chwythu'n groes i'w hagwedd; « Bhyw gylch anfertbol ydyw, Ie, diddos gylch yw hwn, Sef cylch o gariad cywir, O'r fynwea-Uetty hwn. Tra caerau Caercystenyn Yn aefyU fyny fo, Bydd caerau cariad loan, 'Nghylch Mary Anne yn do; o gwlwm annatadol Wnaeth glymu'r ddau yn un I 'Does dim a all ei ddatod Ond angeu hyll ei hun. Tra t'wyna haul yn entiych nen, Tra'n rhoddi o'i belydrau, o bydded haul dedwyddwch pur, Yn gwenu ar eu penau; O'r diwedd adref cant eu dwyn, I freichiau eu Gwaredwr,— Lie na fydd 'madael byth yn bod.. O'r nefoleiddiol gyflwr. Penpara a DA. TIm ALWAYS AT A PREMIUM. To this fifth quarter of the globe," as an Irish writer has called it, the mother country sends many things its people do not want, and the consequen- ces too frequently are an overstocked market and depressed trade. From this category, we beg leave, however, to cxclude two articles—the two celebra* ted remedies of Professor Holloway. Throughout Australasia they are at a premium. The Pills and Ointment are considered the most profitable com- modities that can be taken to the mines, as their efficacy in the diseases common in the gold region is well known to every nugget-hunter, and they are therefore eagerly bought up at any price by those toilers after the mammon of unrighteousness For the bilious fevers, and all the disorders of the liver and bowels, which prevail on the auriferous soils of the interior, the Pills appear to be a positive, immediate, and invariable remedy. We have seen returned gold hunters from the "diggings," and their reports on this head are uniform. Nor is the testimony less conclusive in reference to the Oint- mentas a means of relievingrheumatism, neuralgia, healing the wounds, abrasions, contusions, &c, in- cident to a hard life in the wilderness. In short every one in "the bush" looks upon Holloway's two preparations as sufficient "medicine" for his outer and inner man. He knows, for he has win- tered with them and summered with them beyond the settlements, that they are his surest reliance in sickness at all seasons, and under all circumstan- ces. Almost every miner has some anecdote to relate of the cures they have performed. Limbs saved from mortification, ulcers preserved from gangrene, contracted joints relaxed, liver disease arrested, dysentery and diarrhoea cured—these are their trophies. In fact, they are among the good things, of which we cannot have too much, and although the imports at present are so large as al- most to be incredible, still the demand keeps in advance of the supply. Furnished with these rem- edies, the-miner and the settler have little need of medical adyiee,. for it seems beyond question that their curative effects cover the whole circle of dis- eases, and a large portion of the chapter of acci- dents. Of what use is success to the digger, if, when fortune is achieved, he dies beside hisnoard, and how many lives that were sacrificed in the early days of the gold discoveries, might have been saved by these inestimable preparations ? In Cali- fornia, we understand they are considered an in. dispensable item, and a most important one, of every miner's outfit, and we can only say, with a. knowledge of what they have been accomplishing throughout the world for the past 40 years, that to be without them is almost to De without the "staff of life."—The Traveller..
Births, Marriages, and IXeaths. DEATHS. GEORGE.—On the 23rd. ult., at Glanlfynan Farm, near this town, Eleanor, wife of Mr. Thomas. George,, farmer, aged 75 years.—Deeply regret- ted. c