AMENDED NOTICE TO MARINERS. ABERDOVEY HARBOUR. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in connection with the Line of Steamers now running between Waterford and Aberdovey, a White Light flashing every 5 Seconds, will be exhibited occasionally from a structure which has been erected on Dovey Head, 117 feet above High Water of Ordinary Spring Tides. It will show North, round seaward to South, and will be visible in clear weather for a distance of 15 miles. To avoid the Patches when appoaching from the Southward, Vessels should not bring the light to bear to the North of East by North f North, and to avoid Sarn Bwch when approaching from the Northward, the Light should not be brought to bear to the South of South East i East. By Order, n u- r, (Signed) J. CONACHER, Cambrian Railways Company, Secretary. Oswestry, September, 1887.
CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS. CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS.—Friday and Saturday, December 23rd and 24th, Cheap Excursion Tickets will be issued to Dowlais and Merthyr, leaving Aberystwyth at 8 a.m. Fare, there and back, 8s, from Aberystwyth and all intervening stations to and including Aberdovey from Machynlletk and intervening stations to Carno, 7s 6d. Passengers can return from Dowlais at 12.5 p.m., and Merthyr at 12,10 p.m., on any date up to and inclusive of Monday, January 2nd, 1888, except Christmas Day and Sunday, January 1st. GREAT ACCELERATION AND ADDITIONAL SAILINGS BETWEEN ABERDOVEY AND WATERFORD. ON AND AFTER MONDAY, 24TH OCTOBER, THE SWiFT AND POWERFUL SCREW STEAMER "MAGNETIC" Will commence to sail three times each way per week carrying Passengers, Merchandise, aud Live Stoek, in connection WiLh the Cambriau Railways, at low through rates lram and to the principal English and Welsh towns. The '"Magnetic" leaves Waterford on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday returning frJm Aberdovey on Tuesday, Thursday,and Sunday. For times, see sailing bills. PASSENGER FARES BETWEEN ABERDOVEY AND WATEKFORD :— Saloon—10s Single. Return Tickets available for one month, 15s. Second Cabin, 5s Single. Return Tickets available for oae month, 9s. Children under three years of age, Frea; above three and under twelve, Half-price. Through Tickets are issued between Aberdovey and all parts of England and Wales. The Passenger Accommodation on the Magnetic is of a superior description, and .the Vessel is fitted throughout with the Electric light. A Steward and Stewardess on board. Passengers may go on board or leave the Steamer at Aberdovey at any time after the arrival or before the departure of the correiponding trains. Full particulars may be obtained at any of the Company's Stations, or Booking Offices, or on appli- cation to the undersigned, J. CONACHER, Secretary. Company's Offices, Oswestry. TO VISITORS AND OTHERS C. M. WILLIAMS Wishes to draw the attention of Visitors and others to his Stock of Millinery, Straw Hats and Bonnets, Flowers, Feathers, Fancy Wings, Ribbons, Laces, Frillings, Silk Squares, Hosiery, Gloves, Silk Umbrellas, Sunshades, &c. Gents' Newest Shapes in Summer Hats and Caps Ties, Scarfs, Collars, Cuffs, &c. The well-known house for Real Welsh Flannels Whittles, and Shawls in all colours, warranted to wear and not to shrink. Every article marked at lowest Cash Price. C. M. WILLIAMS, 10, PIER STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. SHEET ALMANACK. With this week's issue of the "Aberystwyth Observer" is presented a Sheet Almanack, containing a large amount of ZD zn Information of Local and General Interest. THE ABERYSTWYTH OBSERVER AND MERIONETHSHIRE NEWS. FAMILY NEWSPAPER, AND AN EXCELLENT ADVERTISING MEDIUM FOR ALL CLASSES. Serial and short Tales appear in its columns. I Published every FRIDAY Afternoon, for Saturday PRICE ONE PENNY. Offica,-l, North Parade, Aberystwyth WiNDOVV BILLS, This House to Let," may be obtained at the Obs rver Office, price one penny each. istmcatioiu NID BYD. BYD HEB WYBODAETH." LADIES' COLLEGIATE SCHOOL, ABERYSTWYTH. PRINCIPAL Mrs ECTSH. HEAD MASTER Mr RUSH, B,A. HEAD MISTRESS Miss RUSH, Holder of 1st class University Honours. THIS School offers the best kind of Intermediate JL and High-school Education and pupils ca<a be prepared for the University Local Examinations, Sot the University Colleges of Wales, for London Matri- culation, &c. Serious efforts are made to train for the duties of life and some instruction in Cooking and other domestic matters will in future be given to those of the older boarders whose Parents desire it. Terms very moderate. ABERAYRON GRAMMAR SCHOOL. MR W. B. HUGHES, Inter. BA. London, late Assistant Master at Emanuel School, London, will open a GRAMMAR SCHOOL at ABERAY RON on THURSDAY, JANUARY 19TH, 1888. Terms on application. THE ABERYSTWYTH COMMERCIAL & GRAMMAR SCHOOL. HEAD MASTER MR THOMAS OWEN, C.M. (In Honours of the London University, and late Senior Scholar of the University College of Wales.) PUPILS are prepared for Commercial pursuits, the Civil Service, the Learned Professions, the Universities, and for the various Training and Theo- logical Colleges. LADIES' COLLEGE, GOAT STREET, HAVERFORDWEST, (ESTABLISHED 60 YEARS.) Labor Omnia Opera." PRINCIPALS: THE MISSES LLEWELLIN, WHO are assisted by a stiff of Visiting Masters, aud highly certificated resident English and Foreign Governesses including Higher Cambridge Local with Honours, Exhibitioner/and Gold Medalist, Intermediate Examinations Ireland, German Gover- ness Diplomerte Lehretiu French Master, Musica.1 i Governess Rjyal Academy of Music, Licentiate of Trinity Jollege, London; Singing Mistress, Miss Llewellin, pupil of Midame Sainton Dolby. During the past three years tue pupils of this College have been most successful in obtaining cer- tificates and honours in tVe Oxford and Cambridge local examinations, senior and iuziior 1st class college of Preceptors, senior aud juuior Trinity College, Practical and Theoretical Kensingtoa School of Art Certificates. 75 certificates gained. Prize Essays, <&c. The health and comfort of the pupils receive the constant personal supervision of the Principals. Patrons: Lady Phiiiups, Picton Castle, Pembroke- shire, Sir Frederick Milner, B trt., Bowen Rowlands. Esq., M.P., Q.G. ABERYSTWYTH GRAMMAR SCHOOL (Founded in 1812.) Trustees :-The Rev J. IT. PROTHEROE, Sir PRYSE PRYSE, VAUGHAN DAVIES, Esq., Col. WILLIAMS, Rev J. PUGH, and T. W. BONSALL, Esq. Head Master EDWARD JONES (Jasper House)' n Mathematical Honours, Loadon. Second Master JAMES ALLAN, Esq., M.A., in Classical Honours, Aberdeen. French and German Lecturer Dr SCHQLLE. Mr WHEATLEY (Music). Sergeant DALLISON (Drill and Swimming). IN addition to the staff of Teachers on the Classica1 and the Modern sides of this School, the Head" Master has opened a JUNIOR DEPARTMENT for gentlemen's sons between the ages of seven and ten, under the superintendence of a Trained Elementary Teacher. For reports of Examiners, successes, &c., arjnlv to the Head-Master. School re-opens on Tuesday, the 24.th of January. Boarders return on the day previous. The Headmaster receives at 7, Laura-place, eighteen Boarders these will have the exclusive use of Laura Place Garden for Lawn Tennis, &c. THE OLD BANK SCHOOL ABERYSTWYTH MASTER: D. SAMUEL, M.A., LATE FOUNDATION SCHOLAR AND PRIZEMAN OF CLARE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, AND WRANGLER, 18Z9. RECEIVES BOARDERS. School re-opens Tuesday, January 24 ,h, 1838. TERMS ON APPLICATION. CAERLEON HOUSE. PRINCIPAL.—MISS TRUBSHAW, Asisted by Masters, and Resident Foreign and English Governesses. Pupils prepaed for the Oxford and Cambridge JL Local examinations. For Terms, &c., apply to the Principal. The School year consists of three terms, beginning respectively January 20, April 30, September 20; but pupils can be received at any time during the terms. CHRIST COLLEGE, BRECON SIX House Scholarships will be competed for in KJ January next, of the annual value of £ 30. For further particulars, apply to Rev D. Lewis Lloyd, M.A., Headmaster. YSTWYTH HOUSE, 19, PORTLAND STREET, ABERYSTWYTH MISS EVANS' DAY Schools for Girls. Pupils prepared for1 Local Examinations. MIS3 EVANS (who has studied Art at South Kensington), also gives advanced lessons in Drawing and Painting. ° PRIVATE LESIONS IN MUSIC. Half Term commenced November 8th. Terms on application. COALS. RHE-IDOL COAL YARD CAPT. DOUGHTON o EGS to announce that he has and intends to Keep -k a Constant Supply of the well-kuoivn SCOTCH COALS at very Low Prices for Cash. NEWPORT COALS always on hand also PETROLEUM OIL Private address, 45, North-Parade. HAIR DESTROYER.—ALEX. BOSS' DEPILA- -L-L TORY Removes Hair from the face neck and arms; 3s 6il per bottle; s^iit by pj,i. se .r-tiy p icked t ,i- ol 'a, f etamps. HUT I); e, for light or dark c .lours Uarnhaiides. for growth of hair Curling Flui-i rtlojm of roses, for oiviu" beauty to the tips and cheek«; the -kia Tightener, for furrow ° Liquid for black specks, each as Od, sent by post lor 51 -tamos bpl nts tor crooked limbs, 21s; Medicine fur oo sitv. 5s- uAi- Nose Machine f.r «»mpeuu.g the nose, IU8 ba har Mitehiue for outstanding ears 10.(3 1: 'Car 3-jao the vtm-dy for the. skin. Is; Alex. Koss's Toilet Medicine," is, all secretly packed for smmpa.- 31, Lambs' Conduit-street near Holborn, London, and all Chem'sts. £ 5imitr £ 0 xeitcrsu if> ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 7TH, UM, is commenced A NEW SERIAL STORY, entitled THE BABRIER BSTWEEST* 0& | REPENTED UNTO DSATH. The Observee" will be sent by post, for six months for 3s. 3.1.) prepaid. GOOD NEWS! GOOD NEWS 11 TO ALL AT THIS FESTIVE SEASON. ANOTHER BIG DROP IN THE PRICE OF MEAT AT FRED. BAKER'S 19, NORTH PARADE, ABERYSTWYTH WHO IS NOW SELLING To THE WORKING CLASSES 3LBS. OF PRIME BEEF FOR la An Early Iuspectl-n to his show of all kinds of Meat is must earnestly and respectfully invited, which includes Prime Hereford and Finest Welsh Beef, a. Choice Lot of Fine Shropshire Dawn aad Welsh Mountain Wether Sheep, a very select LOD of Bacon and Pork Pigs all the above Stock were bred aud fed by the Principal Farmers of this and adjoining counties. Homc-cnred Hams and B icon, Pork Pies and Siusage Christmas Cakes, Mince Pies, &a., &c., all of the fiuest quality. PLEASE NOTE THE PRICES:- Prime Beef from 31 to 7!-1 per lb. Finest Mattou from 5kd to 7tj per lb. Choice Pork from 4!,i to 6 £ d per ib. Pork Sausage, 8d per lb. TERMS—CASH PAYMENTS. PLEASE OBSERVE THE ADDRESS— FRED. BAKER, 19, NORTH PARADE, ABERYSTWYTH, JOHN ELLIS, IRONMONGER, GUN AXD LOCKSMITH BELLHANGER, &c., 22, GREAT DARKG-ATE-STREET. ABERYSTWYTH. < E. begs to draw the attention of his numerous o customers to his Stock of BREECH and MUZZLE LOADING GUNS and AMMUNITION. Curtis and Harvey's Gun Powder and Chilled Shot GREEN CARTRIDGES, 10/6 per 100; BLUE Do., 10/ BROWN Do., 9/6 per 100. POTATOES! POTATOES! POTATOES! 2s 6d per Cwt. for Cash, DELIVERED to any part of the Town also all sorts of other Vegetables and Fruit equally Cheap. Also a great variety of Wreaths aud Crosses Metalio under glass shades; Immortelles for coffins. New Feathers and Beds on Sale. Address-E. P. TAYLOR, Radnor House, Terrace Road, Aber- ystwyth. ESTABLISHED 33 YEARS D. THOMAS & SON Watchmakers, Jewellers, tc Mf GREAT DARKGATE ST., ABERYSTWYTH. — JOHN P. THOMAS, M.P.S., PHARMACEUTICAL AND DISPENSING CHEMIST, (BY EXAMINATION), 5,' GREAT DALiKGATE s p Lt Pli IF, V CHRISTMAS FIRES. f FOR A GOOD CHRISTMAS FIRE YOU MUST HAVE A CLEAN BURNING AND DURABLE COAL. THEREFORE GO TO J R. ROWLAND JONES, COLLIEttY AGENT, FOR COPPICE COLLISRY BiST CANNOCK DEEP COAL has a little or no ash ouaa lighted, requires no further attention. SPLENDID COOKING COAL. HOLLY BUSH (Best Newport), RID ASLf very economical. RUABON C. & C.'s QUICK COAL, ABERDARE SMOKELESS STEAM OOAL, SMITH COAL, in trucks from 4 to 8 tons. Best American Lamp Oil, Portl md Cement, Aber- ddaw and Cilyrychea Lime, Woie&aia AND xsetail. Note the Address— LEWIS TERRACE COAL YAldJ AND WEIGH BRIDGE. R. E. JONES, LLOIiSE & CAdRLAGK PltvPltLK1\.Jlt, 19, MARY SrR.i;ET, (Neas the Railway Si/atioa;, ^BKKy.iTWi'Xii. I HORSES and Can-a^es tor HKre by the «ay or 1 JLJL hour. Conveyances to Devil's Bridge, P,yu. hinoti. And dl yitees a £ iuteresc 1).1. ifc* ii«igh^o.u-nooi on reasonable terms. To HOTEL AND LooGti^s-uoirsB KEEPERS,— Wine Lists and Business Cards, printed la tfc§ best style. S&iiUUffc, &c. Since the reduction in the price of the Aberystwyth Observer" the circulation has increased very considerably, especially amongst the industrial classes. It is therefore an excellent medium of communication between those who require servants and those who want situations. SCALE OF CHARGES FOR I N AD VERTIS ifi M EN TS ADVERTISERS AND THE PUBLIC are respectfully informed that Advertisements are inserted in thQ Aberystv^jlh Observer at the following' rates :— I Parliamentary Notices aad Addresses, and Pros- pectuses of Public Companies, &c9d. per line per jj insertion. i „ Public Notices, Legal Advertisements, &c., 6d. per | Ihke per insertion. Notices of Municipal and School Board Elections, &c., 4d. per line per insertion. Sales by Auction — Properties, 4d. per line Miscellaneous, 3d. per line per insertion. BUSINESS ADVERTISEMENTS. s d 1 insertion 1 6 per inch. 13 insertions 1 0 per insertion. 26 0 9" 52 0 6 Across two columns, double the above rates. ADVERTISEMENTS in manuscript may be calculated at seven words to a line, and ten. lines to an inch. On charging advertisements, however, the lines are not counted, but the advertisements, including large lines aud dashes, are measured, and the space occupied charged for at the rate of ten lines to the inch. PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. Prepaid Advertisements of the classes specified below will be charged according to the subjoined ftale Apartments Wanted Businesses to be Sold Apartments to be Let Partnerships Wanted Situations Wanted Money Wanted Situations Vacant Articles Lost Houses to be Let Articles Found Sales by Private Contract Miscellaneous Wants Miscellaneous Sales, &c. Lines. Words. I One Three Six Insertion. Insertions. ('Insertions. 3 21 Is. Od. 2s. Od. 3s. Od. 4 28 Is. 3d. 2s. 6d. 3s. 9d. 5 35 ig. 3s. 0d. 4s. 6d» 6 42 Is. 9d. 3s. 6d. 5s. 3d. 7 1 49 _2s. Od. 4s. Od. 6s. Od. This scale applies only to consecutive insertions of PREPAID Advertisements. If not prepaid these Advertisements will be charged according to the Public Notice Scale. R-A-BBITS RABBITS I WANTED 50,000 Couples weekly also all sorts Y T of Game, for which best prices will be given. Note the Address— E. P. TAYLOR, RADNOR HOU-SE, TERRACE ROAD, ABERYSTWYTH, Late New Market Hall. TO BE SOLD, by Private Treaty, ARVO>f -L HOUSE," Llanbadarn-road, containing rooms and conveniences.—Apply Mr E. O. Wynne. ABERfSrWYi'H.—Private L Jdgmgs, or Board A aud Lodgings, on moderate terms during thtt Winter, at P ynlijion House, Victoria Terrace, ia the best part of the town.—Apply to Mrs. Pierc, AGENT S wanted to push first-class Machinery Oils, Liberal Commission. — Box 31, Post Oiiice, Liverpool. SHOOTING A\iD J;"r;-ifING- X'O LEf, cheap, the Shooting', Fishing and Sport- -<- ing rights over tne Sunny HiU estate, neajE Tregaron, in the county of Cardigan, comprising the right of Fishing ill two excellent Rivers, the Tivy and Towy, and the shooting over about 10,0i>0 acres, in S pai-isnes, in the counties of Cardigan and Brecon (subject to ,the reservation of one Gun and Rod). The shooting comprises excellent wild duck and wild fowl shooting', the iishmg being superior ta any in Mid- Wales. For further particulars apply to Messrs. Griffith* Jones and Co., solicitors, Aberystwyth. ARMY SERVICE. YOUNG MENT wishing to JOIN HER MAJES- TY'S ARMY" can obtain all information as 1» the Conditions of Service and advantages of the Army, on Application at any Post Office. Great prospects of promotion are offered to eligible Young Men. Applications can be made, either personally or by letter, to the Officer commanding the Regimental District at BRECON, or to the nearest VoIuutaMf Serjeant Instructor or other Recruiter. ABERYSTWYTH. W. JONES THOMAS, 6, MAILKIIT STREET, AUCTIONEER, VALUER, PUBLIC ACCOUNT- ANT, AUDITOR, HOUSB, ESTATE & INSURANCE AGENT, MORTGAGE, STOCK & SHARE BROKER, AGENT for the Reliance Mutual Life Assurance Co., and the Manchester Fire Assurance Co. Sales conducted on moderate terms and prompt settlements made. Books opened, made up and audited. Hous-as and Estates managed. Mortgages and Insurances of every description effected at satis- factorily low rates. The purchase and sale of Stocks and Shares arranged for the usual Commission. WORTH A GUINEA A BOX. BEECHAM'S PILLS ARE admitted by thousands to be worth a 3triXXA J'T- A Pox for bilious and nervous disorders, such Air wInd and pain in the stomach, siok headache, giddiness, falMtfr ion" .or"\) after meals, dizxiness and drowsiness, cold chilly Bushing of loss of appetite, shortness of breath, COSUt»» 8CUrvy, blotches on the skin, disturbed sieep, frightgtak areams, and all nerw.ifc and trembling lIen8..tiona, fee. n. dose will KITB release IN twenty minutes. This is ActiM* Or they have done it in thousands of cases. &.ery suffugr 18 earnestly mmed to try one box of these Pills, and they will be to oe WORTH A GUINEA A BOX. For females of all *jes these Pills are invaluable, t. foses of them carry ofi'all cross humours, open all <>bstracti*wt ii hririf about all that is required. No feniaie fhould kiwid* "d them. is no medicine to be fouad to fcKKCHAM'S PILLS for re moving any obstruction or irr«g*» at the sysiem. tf mitf-r. according to the to the dirfttieow. t :r, "ith eiMjii bus they will soon resto 0 fsmaiss of an ■ia iuutd and rohelt health. a stomach, impaired digestion, and .16ardere 40' the (j,er thpy act like MAfilO," and a lew liimet will be !ou«tf i<> work wonders upon tht? most iir(i<ort»ut organs ia tit4t sum an fi.^cliine. Tr.ay strengthen the whole muscular syatn^ f'i-i'.<■ h.nc lo.ut eompiciion, bring back the tws W %nd arouse iw» with the AWUIICD 01 R.E WTAIIE physical ent TY 0' the hutnan frame.—Theaa lit "FA CTS" admitted by Vhousands, embracing all etxMM ML weie'V, and one ot the best guarantees to the ner*eus a&4 IIFCILIUTED i», BBECHA.M'9 PILLS have the largest sal* OT aag? ULI«' niedicine in the world. REBCH.HI'S MAGIC COUGH PILLS. A m remedy for Coujfas i* general, asthma, diffic«to ^raattiinf, shortness of breath, t gh.eess and oppression m a* fiicxt, wheeling, ,c., thêlt, Pills stand uIi:rb..HNi. TItoIr, t¡Bbdih reowve thai iitmlle of oppressioti and ciifficalty trcathicg which dight^j dep1!.e the palisnt at rasi. Lot ut pHI(.n give nt.ECJU,)('& Cores PILLS a trial, and the mmm rtoiect couch will In a short time be removed. Cirnoii.—Tks public are to notk.. tiiat lis* wor$K 'BucHiH'i iarw, Si Helens" are on the tihied to eacb box. ot the Pills. If not on, art torsery. Pti*par«ut and told ^noletalfc and retail by thr pro|>rS«taf» T. BKICSAM, chemist, 8t Helens, LsncaMh'E, tn boses at is. Ut a»d ii 9d. sach. Sent post free from ths propriutorf m It ar fm staaapc.—6old by all diuggtsitand patod Madicme Itauaca Ls Sdaa.
Sales hu auction. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. üÊRGELDIE HOUSE, VICTORIA TERRACE, ABERYSTWYTH. EDWARD ELLIS hes been favoured with in- jsf s tractions from Mrs. Julian, who is leaving the y USEI to Sell by Public Auction, on ITUESDAY, January 31st, 1888, and following days, the whole of very superior HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, &c., &c. Further particulars in Posters and Catalogues. P. & W. GORNALL, CLUMBERS, GASFITTERS, PAINTERS. PAPERHANGERS, AND GENERAL HOUSE DECORATORS. ,All Sizes of IRON and LEAD PIPES, PAINTS, VARNISHES, BRUSHES, &c. EARTHEN CLOSETS, FROM 2s 9d EACH. A LARGE BTOOK OF PAPERHANGINGS To select from. N.B.-P. & W. G. have just received a Consign- ment of IRON BEDSTEADS Hsoia one of the Largest Manufacturers in the World Sfcota 10a 6i each. MATTRESSES from 8a 61 each 0 3, NORTH PARADE, ABERYSTWYTH. NOTICE TO VISITORS AND OTHERS T. GRIFFITHS, li I 0 N TEA WAREHOUSE, Opposite iihe Gogarddaa Arms aad Lion 0 Hotel, Aberystwyth, i'T EA AND COFFEE DEALER, AND PROVISION MERCHANT. ALWAYS. IN STOCK:- REAL WILTSHIRE SMOKED BACON AND HAMS, (Branded CHAS. HARRIS &Co., Calne) AND HOME-CURED. Esii BUTTER AND EGGS IN DAILY. WM. ROWLANDS & SON, CABINET MAKERS, UPHOLSTER IilRS. POLISHERS AND UNDERTAKERS, J) ESPECTFULLY announce that they hav .I\¡ REMOVED their Business from Bridge-stores the commodious premises adjoining the Victoria -Hotel, in BAKER STREET, where they hope by rict attention to Business to merit a continuance -trf the favours hitherto bestowed upon them. REES REES, BILL-POSTER, AC., LITTLE DARKGATE STREET, ABERYSTWYTH, T&EGS to inform the .Public that he leases the most ■'■■JVkP];oaHnent Posting Stations in Aberystwyth. R ur 0wn anc* Country strictly attended to. J|Jr c ;,be?Ts to inform the Public that he is a Mem- or the United Kingdom Bill Posters Association. D. PHILLIPS, CORNER OF NORTH PARADE, & 3, MARY ST., T ABERYSTWYTH, ftMPERANCE and Eating- House. HORSES and CARRIAGES FOR HIRE by the day or hour. .S«de,l,° Devil's Bridge, Plynlimon, Llyfnant rr011*,8 Cave, and other places of interest in mud Good horses steady drivers ua reasonable prices. THE JUBILEE TEA. :3 r ORES A. MORGAN AND SON 6, MARKET STREET, ABERYSTWYTH TEA & COFFEE MERCHANTS, NOTED FOR HOME CURED, SMOKED, & WILTSHIRE BACON AT LOW PRICES. Stron2 Flavoured Tea from Is 8d. Choice flection of Christmas Fruit. Wholesale Egg Merchants, liberal prices given. Dealers in English Daily111 Onions. Fresh Butter and Eggs in "OVER ONE THOUSAND TESTIMONALS have been received from Medical Men. COLEMAN'S LIE B 1 G S EXTRACT OF MEAT & MALT WINE \SS^SShXSgsasAvt «?» p»rt Nutritious, Strengthening, Stimulates t?] ^alt' Sag, and Health-restoring suitable fot ih! f k T' Health as well as the Invalid. Strongly recomm^l i *2 *y the Medical Faculty. Commended Important unsolicited Testimonial From E. HOPKINS, Esq., L.R.C.P., L.F.P.S. rw"^SQ0n Iic> Td,' Birmingham, Dec. 17th, 1886. -rf mnr to auknowledge receipt of sample £ r.r.rt *r hm°8'" S none be n -In1 C0Dside* it second -o none, bein^ equally usetnl m all forms of debility Yours faithfully, Messrs Coleman & Co. EDWAp^j^|'p s gold by all Druggists, Wine Merchants, and patent 4bKingd°m> in BottleS :-2s 9d and 4s 6d each. A,k for Coleman's Liebi,g Ext,a,t of Meat and I T! Wine, and see that Y,ou get it." '-»» •+ *i?re t18 an7 difficulty in getting the Wine n e direct to the Manufactures who will forward FW 'Bottle free by Post on receipt of 33 stamps, uozea „ „ Rail „ 3oa. „NT SOLE MANUFACTURERS: «n^ St. George's, Norwich, 3» New London Street, London, E.G. # # |uMi4 NOTICE is Hereby Given that a PUBLIC MEET- ING of FARMERS and DEALERS will be held at the Old Assembly Rooms, Aberystwyth, on MONDAY, the 16TH day of JANUARY, 1888, at 3 o'clock p.m., for the purpose of appointing Twelve Farmers to act as a Committee to meet the Aber- ystwyth Markets Committee, with a view to making arrangements for the improvement of the Aberystwyth Markets and Fairs. Tanybwlch, VAUGHAN DAVIES. January 3rd, 1888. NORTH & SOUTH WALKS BANK, LIMITED. NINETY-EIGHTH DIVIDEND. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Dividend of Ten Shillings per Share for the Half-year ended 31st ultimo, on the Capital of the Company, and a Bonus of Five Shillings per Share (making a total distribution for the year of 15 per cent.), will be paid to the proprietors, free, of income tax, on and after the 12th instant, at the Head Office and the various Branches. The TRANSFER BOOKS will be CLOSED from this date to the 12th, inclusive. By Order of the Directors, R. MEREDITH JONES, Liverpool, Liverpool Manager. I 3rd January, 1888. OLD ASSEMBLY ROOMS, ABERYSTWYTH. FOUR NIGHTS ONLY. Commencing Monday, Jan. 9th. CASTE- COMEDIES. MISS MAGGIE MORTON. Monday, UNKNOWN." Tuesday, CASTE." Wed- nesday, "SCHOOL." Thursday, "As You LIKE IT." Seats booked at Wheatley & Son's Music Ware- house. Doors Open at 7.30. Overture at 8 o'clock. Reserved Seats, 3s, Second Seats, 2s, Is, 6d (Limited). QTT IVL (FIRE OFFICE, Establishes 1710. U I' (.LIFE OFFICE, ESTABLISHED 1810 FIRE.-The oldest purely Fire Office in the World. Home and Foreign Insurances. Prompt Loss Settle ment.s. LIFE.-Profits divided every five years, Large Bonuses. Tontine Bonus Policies granted. Very low pre- miums without participation in profits. No partnership liability. Simple Proposal Forms. For further information apply to the following AGENTS: ABERYSTWYTH .MESSRS HUGH HUGHES AND SONS. Aberayron .Mr H. W. Howell. Bryntirion, Bala .Mr Iorwerth Jones. Cardigan .Mr R. R. Story Dolgelley (Fire only).Mr Thomas P. Jones-Parry (Life only).Mr Richard Edwards. ).Mr John Richards Llandyssil .Mr John D. Thomas Llanon .Mr John Thomas. Llanybyther .Mr T Bowen. Talsarn Mr Jenkin Jenkins. Tregaron (Life only) Mr T. Jones, Post Office ACCIDENTS ALL THE YEAR-ROUND. PROVIDE AGAINST THEM BY POLICY OF THE JgAILWAY TpASSENGERS' A SSURANCE QOMPANY, 64, CORNHILL, LONDON. Hon. EVELYN ASHLEY Chairman. Annual Income £ 248,000. Invested Capital and Reserve Fund £ 275,000. Compensation paid for 126,000 Accidents, £ 2,500,000. Moderate Premiums—Favourable Conditions.-New Concessions. Prompt and Liberal Settlement of Claims. West-End Office :—8, Grand Hotel Buildings, W.C. Head Office :—64, Cornhill, London, E.C. W. J. VIAN, Secretary. PHOTOGRAPHIC 8TUDIO, STATION- ERY & FANCf GOODS DEPOT, CHELTENHAM HOUSE, PIER STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. ¡ E. R. GYDE BEGS to intimate to his many Customers that .D while devoting his entire time and energy to the production of HHHi UL.AS3 PHOi'OuiJEiAfHY -both Portrait and Landscape-,iis Stationery and Fancy Goods business is nuw under efficient manage- ment, and in all departments will be found well stocked with carefully selected goods, from among which he would call special attention to The Shilling 5 quire packet ot Highly-Glazed Note- Paper, the Is. 6J. 5 quire packet of extra Superfine quality. The Romanesque," having an agreeable finish 18. per quire. Tne Papyrus," rough finisli, specially suited for broad niouea Peus, Is. per 5 qaire packet.. Mourniugj Note-paper, ail width borders. Correspondence, Cards and Envelopes, is. and 6d. per box. A carefully selected stock of PRAYER & HYMN B00K»3, BLBLE3, &c., in Padded and Limp Russian Morocco and Calf. ALBUMS, the newest designs in the Market in all varieties of Bindings. Amongst others specially worthy of mention is the which is un- doubtedly one of the finest ever published. ALBUM SCKEEMS, quite new, both in Cabinet and Carte de Viaite, Haiia-painted. Calf emoossed and other varieties of leather. All prices. FEAMES-A beautiful assortment in all shades of plush- newest designs in oxytlised meLal- rhe itotary Frame-rhe Swing Frame, &u. Glove and xiandkerchiei Baxes in separate cases in embossed and Russia leather. PURSES. E. R. Gyde has for many years paid special attention to this item of his trade, and for a well assorted stock feels sure he is not to be sur- passed. REVISED PRICE LIST FOR PHOTOGRAPHS MAY BE HAD ON APPLICATION. GAME AND RABBITS. G. WILKINSON, NORTH. PARADE, Is any quantity of GAME and iT +■ v ¥ £ est pnces' A choice Selection of wSL v ^Vegetables. Also Mild Bloaters, Haddocks, and Kippers, always on hand. WHOLESALE EGG MERCHANT. t A. PERRY, PAINTER, PLUMBER, GLAZIER, AND GENERAL LTOUSE DECORATOR, 3, BREWER-STREET, AND 48, MOOR-STREET 'I Estimates Given. Charges Moderate. PLEASE NOTE THE ADDRESS. RATE, CHEQUE, RECEIPT and other BOOKS numbered and perforated, may be obtained at the Observer Office, 1, North Parade. > public Notirqs. TO BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS. TENDERS are required for Building a new Baptist JL Chapel at Aberystwyth. The Plans and Specifi- cation can be seen at the old chapel. Tenders, sealed and endorsed, to be sent to the Rev J. A. Morris, Aberystwyth, not later than the 19th January, 1888. The committee does not pledge itself to accept the lowest or any tender, nor can it be held responsible for any costs incurred by contractors in preparing tenders. T. E. MORGAN, Architect. 2, Market-street, Aberystwyth.