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i'alrø tiy aurtion. SMITHFIELD, ABERYSTWYTH. Monthly Sales of LIVE STOCK. IMPLEMENTS, &c. MR. G. T. SMITH begs respectfully to announce that he will hold Monthly Sales of Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Pigs, Agricultural Implements, Carriages, &c.. in the Smithfiold, Aberystwyth, on 4he FIRST MONDAY IN EVERY MONTH, at Twelve o'clock at noon. Entries for the SALE ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER Gth, respectfully requested. To be sent in at least a Week previous to Sale, to be included in advertise- ments. Terms-2t per cent. on amount sold and a small fixed entry fee for unsold lots, to meet expenses. Settlement on Thursday after sale. NANTEOS HOME FARM, NEAR ABERYSTWYTH. SALE OF FAT AND SURPLUS STOCK. MB. G. T. SMITH has been instructed by Colonel Powell to SELL BY AUCTION, on Wednes- day, 13th December, 1876, at the FARM BUILD- INGS, NANTEOS, a Large Assortwent of FAT and SURPLUS LIVE STOCK, comprising Well-bred Dairy Cows; Two-year-old Heifers and Oxen; One- year-old ditto Three-year-old Fat Bullocks; Shrop- shipe Down Ewes in lamb; Shropshire Down Lambs Powerful Cart Horses; Three-year-old Filly, by "Wild Charlie out of a well-bed Mare; Yearling Filly Suckers Pure-bred Berkshire and cross-bred Brood Sows; Store Pig's Pure-bred Berkshire Young Boars and and Sows, &c., &c. Three Months' Credit on purchases above X5 on approved Security. Luncheon at Noon.—Sale at One. MARY "STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. Valuable Leashold Property, consisting' of the PRINCE OF WALES INN, with SMITH'S SHOP, Shoeing Shed and Yard, situate in Mary Street, Aberystwyth, near the Railway Station. The house contains Parlour, Kitchen, Cellar. Passage, Stairs, and four Bedrooms; the Smithy is fitted with two forges, and the premises are most suitable for carrying on an extensive Shoeing and general Smith's trade. Held under a lease from the Corporation of Aberystwyth, of which nearly 31 years are unexpired, at a ground rent of X2 5s. MR. G. T. SMITH has been intructed to offer this Property for SALE BY AUCTION on Friday, the loth day of December, 1876, at the Talbot Hotel, Aberystwyth, at three o'clock in the afternoon, subject to conditions. Further particulars may be obtainted of Mr. F. R. Roberts, Solicitor, or of the Auctioneer, both of Aberystwyth. TERRACE ROAD, ABERYSTWYTH. Highly Important and eligibly situated LEASE- HOLD PROPERTY, consisting of the extensive Range of Buildings adjoining Messrs Bubb's Fur- niture Show Rooms, and now used as Stabling, Granaries and Coach-houses, together with large enclosed Yard, with frontage to Terrace-road, of nearly 70 feet, forming one of the most valuable sites in Aberystwyth, in the leading thoroughfare from the Railway Station to the Marino Terrace, and admirably suited for the ejection of shops or other premises for the carrying on of any descrip- tion of business. MR. G T. SMITH has been instructed to offer this valuable property for Sale by Auction, at the Belle Vue Royal Hotel, Aberystwyth, on Friday the 5th day of January, 1877, at two o'clock in the afternoon. Further particulars may be obtained of RICHARD JAMES, Esq., Solicitor, Llanrwst, and of Messrs HUGH HUGHES, and SONS, Solicitors, or the Auctioneer, Aberystwyth. ABERYSTWYTH. VALUABLE LEASEHOLD PROPERTY FOR SALE. MR. THOS. COLLINS has been instructed to offer for SALE BY AUCTION, in One or Two Lots, on TUESDAY, the 12th day of DECEMBER, 1876, at Three o'clock in the Afternoon, subject to conditions then a.nd there produced, at the TALBOT HOTEL, ABERYSTWYTH, the following well-built LEASE- HOLD HOUSES, the property of Capt. EVANS, who is leaving the country, namely :— LOT I.-No. 50, PORTLAND STREET, in the occu- pation of Capt. Evans, an< containing on the ground floor Front Kitchen, Back ditto, and a large roomy Cellar; first floor, Drawing Room and Bed Room; second floor, large Sitting Room and Bed Room; third floor, 2 capital Bed Rooms; and on the fourth floor, 2 Bed Rooms, with good Yard and Garden at the back thereof. LOT 2.—No. 1, CORPORATION STREET, in the oc- cupation of Mr. Thomas Jenkins, and containing on the first floor Kitchen and Bed Room second floor, a large Sitting Room and Bed Room; and on the third floor, 2 Bed Rooms, with Yard and Garden at the back thereof. The Property is held under a Lease for 89 years, dated January, 1827, at a Ground Rent of d £ l lis. 6eL and 10s. respectively. The Auctioneer begs respectfully to call the atten- tion of the Public to this Sale of Valuable Leasehold Property. For further particulars apply to Griffith Jones, Esq., Solicitor, or to Mr. T. Collins, Auctioneer, both of Aberystwyth. T o BE IS O L D, Pursuant to an Order of the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, made in an Action, in the mat- ter of the estate of John Davies, deceased (Jones v. Davies,1875,D. 125) with the approbation of the Vice-Chancellor, Sir Charles Hall, the Judge to whose court the said Actionis attached in one lot BY Mr. Griffith Griffiths, the person appointed by the said Judge, at tke Castle Green Inn, at Llanon, in the County of Cardigan, on Thursday, the 14th day of December, 1876, at two o'clock in the afternoon precisely, a Freehold messuage, farm and lands known by the name of CROSSHILL, in the parish of Llanbadarn Trefeglwys, in the County of Cardigan, comprising about 6 acres of arabt" meadow, and pasture land, and also a cottage and garden adjoining, occupied by a yearly tenant at the annual rental of X2. Particulars and conditions of sale may be had of Mr. J. W. Thomas, of Aberystwyth, solicitor. Mr. E. W. Crosse, Lancaster Place, Strand, solicitor; Messrs Fallows and Brown, 4, Lancaster Place, Strand, solicitors Messrs Morgan and Gilks, Furni- vals Inn, Holborn solicitors; and of th ? Auctioneer, at Aberaeron, Cardiganshire, and at the place of Sale. Dated this 20th day of November, 1876. WILLIAM BINNS SMITH, Chief Clerk. E. W. CROSSE, 7, Lancaster-place, Strand, Agent for J. W. THOMAS, Aberystwyth, Plaintiff's Solicitor. CARDIGANSHIRE. FREEHOLD FARM. FOR SALE BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, The Excellently situated aad highly Valuable FREEHOLD FARM, Called BRONCASTELLAN, With the buildings, &c., thereon, at present occupied by Mr. John Jones, lying in the parish of Llanbadarn Fawr, and containing 79 ACRES, 2 ROODS, 17 POLES. THE Farm, which is bounded on the west and south by the demesne lands of Gogerddan, belonging to Sir Pryse Pryse, Bart; on the north by Brysgaga, and east by Frondeg has a southern exposure, is in a capital state of cultivation, well- aheltered,of easy access,and lies within a shortdistance of the Bow Street station of ithe Cambrian Railway, and four miles of the favourite watering place of Aberystwyth. For further particulars apply to Mr. R. Gardiner, Birchgrove,Aberystwyth, or Messrs. Tatham, Proctor, Tatham & Proctor, solicitors,36, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, W.C. T. COLLINS, AUCTIONEER, HOUSE AGENT, &c., C01 UBG HOUSE, NEWFOUNDLAND-STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. B* GS to inform tho general Public of Aberystwyth, and the vicinity that he has Removed from Lisburne House to the above address. Parties hav- ing house or other property to dispose of, or desiring to become possessed of such, can have their require- ments met through his agency. TO COMMITTEES of Enfertammrats &c., Posters, Programmes, Circulars, Cards, and printing of every description executed on the shortest possible notice at the Observer Office, 1 North Parade, Aberystwyth I Uufclir iilotirrg. THE Honourable EDWARD COURTENAY -L VAUGHAN, Deceased.—Pursuant to the Act of ( Parliament of the 22nd and 23rd Victoria, cap. 35, in. tituled, "An Act to further amend the Law of Property and to relieve Trustees," Notice is hereby Given, that al' CREDITORS and persons having any claim or demand against the Estate of the Honourable EDWARD COURTENAY VAUGHAN, late a Cap- tain in the Rifle Brigade, and of No. 86, St. James'. street, in the county of Middlesex, and heretofore of Crosswood, near Aberystwyth, in the county of Car- digan, deceased (who died on the 3rd day of October, 1876, and whose will was proved in the Principal Registry of the Probate Division of Her Majesty's High Court of Justice on the 3rd day of November, 1876, by Edmund Mallet Vaughan, of Laplcy, in the county of Stafford, Esquire, and Foster Wilfred Procter, of 36, Lmcoln's-inn-fields, in the county of Middlesex, solicitor, the executors therein named), are on or before the 6th day of February, 1877, to send in particulars of their debts and claims to the undersigned and immediatley after the said 6th day of February, 1877, the executors will proceed to dis- tribute the asiets of the said Edward Courtenay f Vaughan, deceased, among the persons entitled thereto, having regard to the claims only of which they shall then have notice. And all persons in- debted to the said executors are requested forthwith to pay the amount of their respective liabilities to us, the undersigned, oir V?half of the said executors. Dated this 2nd day of December, 1876. TATHAM, PROCTER, TATHAM, & PROCTER, 36, Lincoln's-ina-fields, Solicitors to the said Executors. QUEEN'S HOTEL, ABERYSTWYTH. NOTICE. REPORTS having been circulated that the QUEEN'S HOTEL, ABERYSTWYTH, is closed, I beg to inform the public and all concerned that there is no truth whatever in such statement. The Hotel is OPEN and will REMAIN OPEN, end the Business will be carried on as hitherto. W. H. PALMER, Proprietor. XN THE MATTER of the Companies Acts, 1862 and 1867. AND IN THE MATTER of the Mid-Wales Hotel Com- pany, Limited. The Creditors of the above named Company are required on or before the 2Uth day of December, 1876, to send their names and addresses and the particulars of their debts or clainis,aiiti names and addresses of their solicitors,if any, to Robert Eaton James, of No. 2 .Moorgate-street Buildings, Moorgate-street, in the city et London, the Official Liquidator ot thu said Company, and if so required by notice in writing irom the said Official Liquidator, are by their solicitors to come in and prove their said debts or claims at the chambers of the Master of the Rolls, in Roils Yard, Chancery Lane, m the county of Middlesex, at such time as shall bo specified in such notice, or in default thereot they will be excluded from the benefit, of any distribution made beiore such debts are proved. Saturday the 13th day of January, 1877, at 12 o'clock at noon, at the said Chambers, is appointed for hearing and adjudicating upon the debts and claims. Doted this 20th day of November, 1876. JOHN WM. HAWKINS, Chief Clerk. ABERAYRON UNION. APPOINTMENT OF MASTER AND MATRON. The Guardians of the Poor of the Aberay"on Union will, at their meeting to be lield on Wednes- day, the Ûth day of December, 1876, proceed to the appointment ot a Master and Matron to the abovd Union Workhouse. Candidates must be man and wife (without encum- brances) and luliy competent to keep the several Books and Accounts, and to peiloiin all the duties as prescribed by the itegulations of the Local Uov- ernment Board, and the oruers of the Guaruians. Tiie Appointment will be in ail respects, subject to the approval ot the .Local Government Board, and security to the amount of £10U, lor the uue and faithiui performance of the duties will be required. Applications in the Candidates' own hanuwriting, with recent testimonials as LO CilUrUCLer anu auiiiiy, statIng age, present, aiui previous occupation, to Uc; sent to inc, not later tnau oaturuay, the :Jlu uay ot December next. For lurther particulars, apply to the Clerk. By Older of the Board, JUILN JOJMECJ, Clerk to the Guardians. Aberayron, November 21st, 1876. TEMPERANCE HALL, ABERYSTWYTH. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14TH, 1876. A GRAND PEtiFORMANCE OF HANDEL'S MESSIAH WILL BE GIVEN BY THE Choir of Uppingham School Band and Chorus of 140 Performers. Conductor.—HERR P. DAVID. Doors open at 7, to commence at half-past 7 o'clock' Tickets :-Reserved Seats, 3s.; Second do., 2s. Gallery, Is. To be had at Mr. Morgan's, library, 30, Pier-street and Mr. Fvans,' Music Warehouse, 7, Pier-street and 11, Laura-place. TEMPERAXCEHALL. TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 19TH, 1876. THE STUDENTS' SIXTH GRAND CONCERT, Together with the COLLEGE CHORAL CLASS, NUMBERING ABOUT SIXTY VOICES. THE work performed at this CONCERT will be ROSSINI'S STABAT MATER," (TRIBULATION), With Orchestral Accompaniment. Conductor PROF, PARRY. Accompanist Miss MARY JONES. ADMISSION 3s., 2s., 18. Tickets for sale at the usual places. Doors open at 7 o'clock. Concert to commence at 8 precisely. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF WALES. Session—1876-7. A Course of Fourteen PUBLIC LECTURES ON GERMAN LITERATURE In the 18th and 19th Centuries, Will be given in the EXAMINATION HALL OF THE COLLEGE, At Eight o'clock on Wednesdays, BY PROF. HERMANN ETHE, Ph.D. The First Lecture will be given at 8 o'clock next Wednesday, November 1st. The Fee for the Course is 2s. 6d. Single Lecture, 6d UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF WALES. EVENING CLASSES—SESSION 1876-7. A Course of Lectures on PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY WILL BE GIVEN, In the EXAMINATION HALL Of the College, By MR. R. D. ROBERTS, B.A., B.Sc. The course will consist of Eight Public Lectures and Eight classes. LECTURE. Tuesdays 7 Q CLASS, Fridays. | at 8 p.m. Fees for the Course, -Lectures, 4s.; Lectures and Classes, 5s. CORNHILL PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY. HEAD OFFICES, 127, 129, and 131, Queen Victoria- street, London, E,C. The Directors have the pleasure to announce tha they have completed their arrangements to open a Branch of the Society in Aberystwyth, and that Mr MR. JOHN EVANS, 18, GREAT DARKGATE-STREET, Is duly appointed the Secretary. Prospectuses and every information on enquiry. J. WORTHEY WILLIAMS, F.S.S., Secretary. 13uotltroo IStilrmpe*. ,\y | N T EH GOODS, VERY CHEAP, AT D. JENKINS% WHOLESALE & RETAIL DRAPER, 36, PIER STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. A LARGE quantity of Blankets, Flannels' Winceys, Shawls, &c., for Charities, much under the usual Price. NEW GOODS in every Department. 600 YARDS of BLACK SILKS, bought before the Advance, will be sold at old Prices, for Cash only. FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS, OR NEW YEAR'S GIFTS, The Latest Novelity, THE FLOWERS OF MELODY. A Series of Popular SONGS, PIECES, and DANCE MUSIC. The Music clearly Engraved, with handsome frontis- piece and Picture. Any number in envelopes, post free, to any address for 13 stamps, from W. K. WHEATLEY & SONS, MUSIC WAREHOUSE, TERRACE ROAD, ABERYSTWYTH. WK. WHEATLEY & SONS, manufacturers • of the "Cambrian Model Harmonium," 8 Guineas. Good Organ Tone, in Oak or Mahogany Case. The "Church Harmoniulll,"n6 Guineas, 8 stops Piano Forte Tuners from Messrs. John Brinsmead & Sons, who has carried off the ONLY PRIZE MEDAL for British Pianos at the Phil ulelphia Exhibition. A Choice Stock of J-'iu:ios, Harmoniums, and American Organs. Music Imstrnmonts of ail kinds, and Now Music at H;iii Price. ABKIiYbTWi'Tii SKATING R I N Ii, PORTLAND STREET. The Abcrrystwyth Roller Skating Co. beg to inform the inhabitants of Aberystwyth and Neighbour- hood that on and alter November 1st the RINK WILL BE OPEN ONLY ON MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, & SATURDAYS. As the Rink will be closed to the Public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, the Proprietor will be glad to make arrangements for SKATING PARTIES (Of not less than ten), having exclusive use of Rink. Application to be made to Miss LEWIS. SATURDAY EVENING Will be made Popular. —Admission, 6d. ———— = £ s. D. Quarterly Tickets, (from November 1st to January 31st) 1 15 0 Monthly Tickets. — 0 15 0 Book of Tickets (Twenty-five) 1 1 0 Book of Tickets (Twelve) 0 10 6 Morning Session from 10.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Afternoon" 2.30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Evening" 7.30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Proprietors The Aberystwyth Roller Skating Co. MARY LEWIS, Manager THOMAS GARNER, Pastry Cook and Confectioner, FANCY BREAD AND BISCUIT BAKER, 21, TERRACE ROAD, ST. DAVID'S HOUSE, 63, TERRACE, ABERYSTWYTH, BEGS to return his sincere thanks to the Nobility, D Gentry, Glergy, Visitors and Inhabitants of Aberystwyth and Neighbourhood, for their kind support, and hopes, by strict attention to all orders entrusted to his care, to merit a continuance of their favours. T. G. begs to call attention to his Pure Welsh Digestive Bread, and his superior Pastry, of the very best quality, in xiam and Veal Pies Ornamental Sponge Cakes Chicken Pies German ditto Raised Pies Seed ditto French Pastry School ditto. Fruit Dies, from 9d. each Jellies PatLH Creams Custaids Ices Rich Wedding Cakes Iced Puddings Chri tening ditto Maringues Mould Spong'c ditto Gatteaus, &c., &c. Blanc Mange I Hot Holls, Twists, Tea Cakes, and Runs, fresh n-ory morning.-Sweets in every variety.-Peek, 5Yean & < o s jjwndon Biscuits.—Schweppe's Lem Water and Ginger Beer. BARMOUTH. OD ONT AL GICA. An instantaneous cure for Toothache. In boxes 7td and Is. ljd each, free by post S'd and 15d n stamps. Mr. Hughes, organist, Barmouth, says-" I have much pleasure in bearing testimony to the efficacy of Mr. Rowlings' Odontalgica forthe immediate relief of Toothache, having never found it fail. I have likewise recommended it to my friends, and they also have found it most beneficial." Many testimonials to the same effect have been received. DR. NORMAN'S PILLS. (The great nerve tonic). Have never been known to fail in curing Neuralgia and Tic Doloreux; the first dose almost invariably arrests the pain, and a few repetitions ensure a cure. They contain no morphia or any other poisonous or dangerous drug, but effect a cure by direct tonic action on the nervous system. In boxes Is. lid and 2s. 9d each, free by post Id extra. THE CRIMEAN PECIORAL. An infallible cure for cough. The effect is marvellous, the first dose generally giving immediate relief. Write for testimonials. Sold in bottles Is. l jd, 2s. 9d, and 4s. 6d each. Prepared only by F. C. RAWLINGS, Chemist, Medical Hall, Barmouth. TOWYN. r- CAMBRIAN HOTEL, TOWYN. THIS HOTEL is replete with every Comfort, fitted up in first-class style, to suit the convenience of Families and Commercial Gentleman. Posting in all its branches. An Omnibus meets every train. Charges moderate. ISAAC ALEXANDER CARROLL, Proprietor. -< „ SUN LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIEYT LONDON.—ESTABLISHED IARGE CASH BONUSES. LowRates of Pre- J miums for young Lives. [ Copies of the Society's Accounts forwarded on application. J. G. PRIESTLEY, Actuary. AGENTS— Aberystwyth.Mr. A. J. Hughes. Barmouth.Mr. Francis C. Rawlings. THE BEST LUBRICATING OIL EXTANT EXCEPT SPERM. A. B. FLEMING & Co.'s VEGETABLE MACHINERY OIL For 3s. Sd. per Gallon. Casks free and carriage paid for orders of 20 Gallons and upwards. Agent at Aberystwyth: Mr JOHN ROWLAND, Iron Merchant Chalybeate Terrace. T- To SOLICITORS.-Bankruptcy Forms, Affidavits, &c., printed and sold at the Observer Offi c IN h Parade, Aberystw I -Buoincoo ilottreo. E. EDWARDS BEGS respectfully to announce bis return from London and is now showing WIN TEE NOVELTIES in Millinery and all other Departments. Soliciting the favour of your favour, 8 & 9, PIER-SKEET, 1, LITTLE DARKGATE-STRKET, ABERYSTWYTH AMERICAN PROVISION, FLOUR, CORN, AND SALT MERCHANT. EDWARD ELLIS, 7 & 8 Princess-street, and Prospect-street. Aberyst- wyth, BEGS respectfully to call attention to the Stock of American Bacon and Cheese he is now selling at reduced prices. Prime Ice Cured Bacon at 7d., American Chedder Cheese at 8d. Mr. EDWARD ELLIS begs to acquaint the Nobility, Gentry, Agriculturists, Householders, and others, that he holds an Auctioneer and Valuer's Licence. Sales and Valuation of Land, Houses, Live Stock, Furniture, and other effects, undertaken with care and personal supervision, on the most reasonable terms. DEVIL'S BRIDGE. FIRST-CLASS HOTEL. Three Coffee Rooms, Private Sitting Rooms, and numerous well-appointed Bedrooms. BILLIARD ROOM. COLD LUNCHEONS provided. DINNERS to orde Carriages to and from Aberystwyth daily. Good Stabling in connection with the Hotel. POST HORSES, Ac., &c. NOTE.—Luncheon Baskets cannot be tahrn within the Falls enclosures. ANDERSON, ABBOTT, & ANDERSON, INDIA RUBBER MANUFACTURERS, 16, and 17, CASTLE STREET SWANSEA, jVj" ANUFACTUBERS of India Rubber Sheet, India 1VX Rubber Washers, India Rubber Valves, India Rubber and. Cotton Canvas Driving Belts, Leather Driving Belts, Gutta Percha Driving Belts, India Rubber Packing for Pistons, Patent Chalk Packing, Patent Plumbago Packing, Cotton Waste, Hemp, Oils, Grease, Tallow, &c., &c. AGENT FOR ABERYSTWYTH MR. GEORGE GREEN—ENGINEER. FREE EMIGRATION TO QUEENSLAND. Free Passages are granted by the Government of Queensland as under— To General Servants, Cooks, Housemaids, Nurses, Dairy Maids, &c., Wages jP25 to £ 50 a-year all found. To Married and Single Farm Labourers. to £50 a-year with board and lodging. As.isted Passages on payment of £4 to Artiaans (all kinds) I Bricklayers Quarryrren Blacksmiths Cabinet Makers | Hope Makers Carpenters & Joiners Gardeners Shoemakers Butchers Gr< OII'S I Shipwrights Bookbinders Saddlers Shepherds Bakers Plasterers Tailors and others PI ijmberi, Painters I At Wages about double English Rates. Each Ship carries an experienced Surgeon and Matron. Families have separate sleeping compartment. Work can be carried on in the open air all the year round. Beef and Mutton 3d. a-lb.; Tea 2s. 64. a-lb.; Flour 15s. a-ewt. Sugar 3d. a-lb. Apply personally or by letter to AGEXT-GEXBItAL FOl: QUEENSLAND, 32, Charing Cross, London, S. W. or to Mr. JOHN MORGAN, Observer Office, 1, North Parade, Aberystwyth. RHEUMATISM. ALL those who are suffering from Rheumatism should bathe in the Llanfihangel Well, which is known to have cured a large number of persons- afflicted with this painful disorder. The Well is situated close to the Llanfihangel Get eu'rglyn station on the Cambrian Railways, and is distant from Aberystwyth about 5 miles, and from Borth 3 miles. „ J Uusiitrse jaotirrs. | IMPORTANT TO THE PUBLIC C. M. WILLIAMS T) E G S respectfully to inform his Customers, and the Public generally, that he intends REMOVING before the end of December, to these large and extensive Premises known as No. 32, PIER STREET, and has decided upon SELLING OFF AT A GREAT REDUCTION The whole of his present extensive Stock of GENERAL DRAPERY, In order to reduce the same for convenience of removing. C. M. W. is determined to prove to the Public that all Goods sold during this month will be the CHEAPEST EVER OFFERED! As they are marked at such Prices that cannot fail to please everyone. Intending purchasers arc respectfully invited to avail themselves of this exceptional opportunity for making most advantageous purchases, not only in Winter Goods, but in all Departments of General Drapery. COME EARLY AND SECURE BARGAINS. Terms as usual-One Price to all, and no Credit. C. M. WILLIAMS, GENERAL DRAPERY & MILLINERY ESTABLISHMENT, 9, LITTLE DARKGATE ST., (Opposite the Infirmary,) ABERYSTWYTH. MESTETEYAN^S DINING AND REFRESHMENT ROOMS 8, MARKET STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. HOT Dinners daily at One o'clock. Roast and Beiled Joints, Chickens, Ducks, &c., always ready. Airs Evans begs to call attention to her Pies, Pud- dings, and Parts, made daily, or to order. Oyster and Veal Patties, Fruit and Preserve Tarts, Cakes lituis, &c., fresh daily. Tea and Coffee at any hour ot the day. ELLIS & OWEN, ABERYSTWYTH pLAIN AND JJNAMBLLED gLATE WORJIS, ABERYSTWYTH. ESTABLISHED 22 YEARS. DAVID THOMAS, Matchmaker, Jeweller, &c. GREAT DA R KG ATE ST., ABEKYsTWYTH. CROSSE & BLACK WELL, Purveyors to the Queen, SOHO SQUARE, LOXDON, direct attention to the following articles of their manu- facture. which always bear their name and address on the labels. pURE PICKLES in MALT VINEGAR. CAPT. WHITE'S ORIENTAL PICKLES Vy an exquisite compound of sweets and sours. pURE MALT VINEGAR of uniform strength and flavour, it, Imperial pint and quart bottles S Å U C E S for F ISH, G A ME, & c. POTTED MEATS and FISH in fancy tins anti-javs. VTOCK TURTLE, OX-TAIL, HARE, GRAVY, JULIENNE and MULLIGATAWNY SOUPS I AMS, JELLIES, and ORANGE MAR- JIALADE made front fresh Fruit and with refined isugar only. CALVES'-FEET JELLY in bottles, Orange Lemon, Madeira and Vanilla flavours. FLAVOURING ESSENCES, distilled from the Fresh Fruits ana Slices, Orange, Lemon, Vanilla, Almend, Ginger, Mace, &c., See. /Vit'o s"s E & BLACKWELL'S V-V Genuine Manufactures always bear their 7tatnc and address on the labels, and may be obtained of Grocers, Chemists and Italian Warehousemen throughout the World. 3, LITTLE DARKGATE STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. ]^ £ RS. THOMAS, MILLINER AND JUVENILE OUTFITTER, Ladies' Underclothing, Hosiery and Haberdashery, RIBBONS, LACES, FEATHERS, FLOWERS, BERLIN WOOLS, &c. Mrs. Thomas has just received her WINTER STOCK of Children's Frocks, Pelissss, Ulsters, &c. Millinery Show Room open 011 Saturday, October 21st, 1876. HAWKINS, Coiffeur, Perfumer, Artist i n Hair, 24, PIER STREET. EDWARD SAMUEL, THE GOLDEN BOOT, LADIES' AND GENTLBMEN'S FASHIONABLE BOOT AND SHOE M 10, GT. DARKGATE ST., ABERYSTWYTH. !jt;une.d a Prize Medal for Excellence of Quality of Ftoots ar d Shoes at the Great National Eisteddfod, held at Aberystwyth, .September 12, 1865. .adies' and Misses' Ball and Wedding Boots alway s in Stock.1 Uublítntionø. WESTERN MAIL. THE oldest eight-page Daily Newspaper published -L in South Wales and the West of England, and has a Certified Circulation four times as great as any other daily published in the district. It is distributed throughout eight Counties :— CARMARTHENSHIRE. RADNORSHIRE. GLAMORGANSHIRE. BRECONSHIRE. PEMBROKESHIRE. MONMOUTHSHIRE. CARDIGANSHIRE. GLOUCESTERSHIRE. It is unsurpassed as a medium for all classes of ad- vertisements, and is used by all the Local Societies, Auctioneers, Parochial Authorities, Railway and In- surance Companies, County Officials, &c., &c. Price One Penny. Head Otfices :-ST. MARY STREET, CARDIFF. London OSiccs :—MILNERS' BUILDINGS, oppo MOORGATE STREET STATION, and 108, BISHOPGATE ST., CITY. -ZVO?'J ready, A WELSH-ENGLISH VOCABULARY And ABERYSTWYTH HANDBOOK: containing an EXPLANATORY INTRODUCTION to the WELSH LANGUAGE, with FAMILIAR DIALOGUES, &c., &c. Price 3d. Post free 3}d. ABERYSTWYTH: John Morgan, Observer Office, 1, North Parrade at the Bookstall, and of the Booksellers. JOHN BAKER, RHYDYPENAU FARM, BOW STREET, BY the request of numerous friends has been induced to take a VALUER'S LICENCE and lie will be happy to attend to the command* ot gentlemen leaving their farms or requiring a Valuer's services connected with laud or stock. 3rd September, 1873. A. A N T L E, UPHOLSTERER, FRENCH POLISHER, &c. No. 2, PORTLAND LANE ABERYSTWYTH. L \Y FURNITURE and all kind of of Spring and ii o her Mattresses made to order. Old Sofas, Easy Chairs and all kinds of Furniture Re-covered and Polished equal to new on the most reasonable terms. Carpets laid down; Venetian and other Blinds fitted up. J WILLIAMS, Llanfihangel Enamel Slate Works, LLANFIHANGEL-GENEU'RGLYN, BORTH. CCISTERNS, Chimney Pieces, Tombstones, Monu- J ments, blates, bills, Flooring, and every des- cription u1 biate Work made to oiuer, on reasonable Lerms. Enamelled Chimney Pieces always in Stock Marble and Stone Works, SWAN HILL, SHREWSBURY R. DODbON OFSPECTFULLY begs to intimate that the JLV Show Rooms contain a large .oHection AiarBle, Stone, and Enamelled oiate Chimney Pieces, Marble and Stone Mural Monuments. Cemetery and Churchyard Memorials, Fonts, Fountains, Vases, &c. AV I D J^OBERTS_& Co., SHIP BROKERS, 15, GOREE PIAZZAS LIVERPOOL. D. R. & Co., give special attention to the Coast- ing trade. Owners and Captains requiring Freight from Liverpool may always hear of good charters on application. MUSIC WAREHOUSE. A STOCK OF FIRST CLASS PIANOFORTES AND HARMONIUMS FOR SALE OR HIEE, ON MODERATE TERMS, AT MR. EVANS'S Ocganist of St. Michael's Church, No. 7, PIER STREET, AND 11, LAURA PLACE ABERYSTWYTH. Agent for Messrs Chappell & Co.'s Prize Medal Pianofortes, and Alexandre's Organ Harmoniums AllNew Music at Half. price.- Pianofortes Tuned ]y £ RS. COLQUHOUN, MANCHESTER HOUSE, 6, NORTH PARADE, ABERYSTWYTH, MILLINERY & BABY LINEN WAREHOUSE, is appointed Agent in Aberystwyth for MESSRS. G. WRIGHT & SONS, MANCHESTER AND STOCKPORT, ENGLISH & FRENCH DYERS AND CLEANERS. Price Lists and all information to be had at the above address. PARCELS MADE-UP EVERY WEDNESDAY. THOMAS BUBB RESPECTFULLY announces that he has taken the large Shop in Terrace Road at the corner of Newfoundland Street, which he has opened as a SHOW ROOM. In addition to his extensive Stock and choice designs in Paper Hangings from London and Paris, he has also added a large Stock of FURNITURE, comprising Loo and other Tables, Chairs, Couches, f Cheffoniers, &c &c., in Mahogany and Walnut Chimney and Bedroom Glasses of various sizes and designs. Perambulators, Fancy Baskets, &c., &c. BRONNER'S Patent Gas Burners give 99 per cent. of light as compared with 27 per cent. given by ordinary burners, with equal consumption of gas. —Vide Gas Referees' Report, June, 1869. T. B UBB, TERRACE ROAD SOLE AGENT FOR ABERYSTWYTH DISTRICT. ;J; —'L- tirligiouo St. Michael's Church, Aberystwyth. THERE is a WEEKLY OFFERTORY in this Church every Sunday throughout the year, and the money collected devoted to the Fund to erect a new English Church in the Parish the support of the National Schools the District Visiting Society; the Infirmary; Home and Foreign Missions, &c. I Donations towards either of the above objects will he thankfully received and any information readily given by the undersigned, 'The Rev. Canon PHILLIPS, The Vicarage, JOHN WATKINS, 51, North Parade, ■, 3 THOMAS GRIFFITHS, > Qt. Darkgate-street,) lStrUtatt.on. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF WALES. EVENINING CLASSES. SESSION 1876—77. Mondays, from 8 to 9 FRENCH (Junior) Prof. Dr. Ethe. Tuesdays, from 8 to 9 FRENCH (Senior) Prof. Dr. Ethe. from 9 to 10 ENGLISH Prof. Ash. Wednesdays, from 8 to 9 FRENCH (Junior) Prof. Dr. Ethe. from 8 to 9 MATHEMATICS (Junior) Prof. Grimley. „ from 9 to 10 MATHEMATICS (Senior) Pref. Grimley. Thursdays, from 8 to 9 FRENCH (Senior) Prof. Dr. Eth6. „ from 9 to 10.. LATIN, Prof. Angus. „ from 9 to 10.. HISTORY, Prof. Ash. NOTE.-Classes in other subjects will be formed i. required. The Fee for any, or all, of the Classos is 10s. for the Course. The Fee must be paid to the Registrar of the College on admission. An Evening Choral Class, for the practice of Classi- cal Music will be formed by Prof. Parry. The Class will meet every Monday a.t 7 o'clock. The Fee for the Term is 5s., which must be paid to the Registrar on admission. E. P JONES. LADIES' COLLEGIATE SCHOOL. BELSIZE HOUSE, ABERYSTWYTH PRINCIPAL, MRS. E. MARIE JONES (F. C. College Glasgow, and wife of the Rev. E. P. Jones, M.A. Assisted by Masters and a staff of qualified English and Foreign teachers. Pupils are prepared fox the Oxford & Cambridge local Examinations, and theCivil Service Examinations.—The Rev. J. Davidson, B.A., Christ Church, Chester, writes of this School "I have much pleasure in offering my testimony in favour of Mrs. Jones. I have had every opportunity for personally ascertaining her abilities to teach her pupils and conduct her school in a manner that cannot fail to win for her the confidence and esteem of all who may avail themselves of the training and education she is so capable of imparting." Prospectuses and testimonials on application. The year is divided into four equal terms. Next term commences 8th August, 1876. CAERLEON HOUSE, ABERYSTWYTH. MISS TRUBSHAWT informs her friends and tha public that she has removed her school from No. 1, Laura Place to a large and commodious house facing the sea. School duties will be resumed (D.V.) on Monday, the 31st instant. Pnpils prepared for the Oxford and Cambridge local examinations. A resident French governess. One or two lady boarders can be received. THE ACADEMY, TOWYN, NORTH WALES. CONDUCTED BY MR. EDWIN JONES, M.R.C.P., And ably assisted by qualifiedClassical, Mathematical, and Foreign RESIDENT MASTERS. THE course of instruction comprises the Latm and Greek Languages English—Grammar ana Com- position, Literature, History, Geography, Reading, Penmanship, and Phonography; Mathematics — Arithmetic, Algebra, Euclid, Trigonometry, Land- Surveying and Conies Modern Languages—German ind French; Natural Science; Music-Pianoforte, Harmonium, and Singing; Drawing. Pupils are carefully trained for commercial and professional pursuits, and spccial classes are formed to prepare for examinations connected with the Uni- versities of Oxford, Cambridge, London, and Aber. ystwyth, the Civil Service, the Law and Medical Preliminaries. The moral and religious training of the pupils receives special attention. The particular require- ments of each pupil will be kept in view throughout. Special prominence is given to the study of English, and every advantage is afforded the pupils to become conversant with the language. The premises are commodious, and the locality healthy. Every precaution is taken to secure the health and comforts of the boarders. The terms are exceedingly moderate. Terms and any further information may be had on application to the Principal- MR. EDWIN JONES. The Academy, Towyn, North Wales. Hill House College, HAVERFORDWEST. THE attention of Parents and Guardians is earnestly directed to the above College for YOUNG LADIES, which has been established for more than sixty years, and is still conducted in a thoroughly efficient manner. Modern improvements are adopted and appreciated by the Principals, who have resided for many years on the Continent and are accomplished linguists. Good principles are care. fully instilled into the minds of the pupils, who re- ceive a really cultivated education, capable of fitting them for any sphere of life. Hill House College is situated in a most healthy neighbourhood, seven miles from the sea, and it ac- commodates fifty boarders it has extensive grounds to the back. The climate being mild is well adapted for delicate girls. An annual Concert is held for the encouragement of music. £ «fcw.uce on application to Principal. W. H. TEC SCOTT, WATCHMAKER, JEWELLER, ENGRAVER, &C. 24, TERRACE ROAD, ABERYSTWYTH, (Next door to the Market Hall,) Begs to announce that he is in Business at the above address, and hopes by strict atten. tion, combined with moderate charges, to merit a share of the 7 patronage so liberally accorded to his late father, James Truscott. r-v w h y Jewellery and the most compli* coAedWatches and ClocksRepaired and adjusted at the shortest notice. A GOOD ASSORTMENT OF CLOCKS, WATCHES, AND JEWELLERY ALWAYS IX STOCK. JOHN ELLIS, IRONMONGER, WHITE AND GN SMITH AND BELL HANGER, 11, GREAT DARKGATE STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. For Sale .-Locks; best Sheffield Cutlery; Brushes of all descriptions; Curtills & Harvey and Hall's Gunpowder; Eley's Breech-loading Pin & Central Fire Cartridges* and Cartridge Cases; Shot, and Percussion Caps; Wadding, &c. Also, Breech and Muzzle Loaders for Sale. Cartridges filled to order. TEETH! Established 1809. MESSRS. H. M. JONES & SON, M.C.D.E., SURGICAL AND MECHANICAL DENTISTS, 19, NORTHAMPTON-PLACE, SWANSEA, May be consulted on and after Monday, July 3rd, at 26, Pier-street, Aberystwyth. Artificial Teeth fixed from one to a complete set, without pain or the slightest inconvenience to the wearer. Children's Teeth carefully regulated and extracted. 26, PIER-STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. KINAHAN'S LL WHISKY. KINAHAN & Co. find that, through the recom mendation of the Medical Profession, the demand for their CELEBRATED OLD LL WHISKY for purely medicinal purposes is very great. They think it will be satisfactory to the Public to read the following EXTRACTS OF THE ANALYSIS of the LL Whisky from the eminent Analyst, DR. ARTHUR HILL HASSALL :— I have very carefully and fully analysed sample8 of this well-known and popular hnisky. The sam pies were soft and mellow to the taste, aromatic and ethereal to the smell. Tiie Whisky must be pronounced to be pure, well-matured, and of very excellent quality. The Medical Profession may feel full confidence in the purity and quality of this Whisky." 20, GT. T.TCHFIELDsT., OXFORD ST., LONDON. JJEPORTS AND BALANCE SHEETS ABERYSTWYTH OBSERVER OFFICE.