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I STATIONERY of all kinds Account Books ruled and made to any pattern; and Peripdical Publica- tions supplied by J. H. CLABK, Usk. < NEW MARKET STREET, USK. JAMES FOX, SEEDSMAN AND FLORIST, BEGS most respectfully to acquaint the Public of Usk and its Neighbourhood that he has COMMENCED BUSINESS as above, and he trusts that by supplying SEEDS of the best descrip- tion, and by punctual attention to the commands of his customers, to obtain a share of the public support. J. F. has just received a well selected Stock of AGRICULTURAL, GARDEN AND FLOWER SEEDS, For the present Season, amongst which will be .found several New Varieties. — I. ISAACS, STOCK AND SHARE BROKER, 70, FROGMORE STREET, ABERGAVENNY. FOR SALE, an IRON CHEST (burglar proof) feet high, 2 feet 8 inches broad, and 1 feet 9 inches deep, with iron shelf, two drawers, and folding doors price, £ 12.—Apply at the OBSERVER Office, Usk. •X^n(j uoissooong .10 JCOESO'I 'uot^BJisraiuipy s^qoijj aoj opera suor}vmjB\ •SJU0UIJ81SUJ IFJOJ-RENB jo XPUOA-JPSTR PSXTJ Aq alqtxudai 'SJBOA E JO 'z 'r JOJ 'OOO'I? ot 097 uioy rang kULI aAuq TOO NO £ 'ifjunoag PUOSAAJ POAOJDDY MIAV iatli 98J -T.t,e.iun.2 IllAi,,)(I puL, lajl,l ANO^ OANSUJ puu "uoW lqiod -AIA^J ^OO(J 'GX 'JUBLURIOOOY PU^ jaauot}ony 'SMViniAi MVmiAY'm OS A'sea j pus d^aqQ B IJB ^!auoj\[ Mojaog; o^ ^uBii noX | 'iivxaodMi THE SHILLING PACKET of STATIONERY containing 48 sheets of Note Paper, 50 Envelopes, sheet of Blotting Paper, Stick of Wax, Steel Pen and Holder, and Black-lead Pencil. THE SIXPENNY PACKET of STATIONERY containing 24 sheets of good Note Paper 25 Envelopes; Sheet of Blotting Paper, and Steel Pen and Holder. rnHE FOURPENN Y PACKET of STATIONERY T containing 12 sheets of good full sized Note Paper, 12 Envelopes, Sheet of Blotting Paper, and Steel Pen and Holder. THE TWOPENNY PACKET of STATIONERY containing 6 sheets Note Paper, 6 Envelopes, and Steel Pen and Holder. At J: H. CLARK'S, BRIAG^STREET, USK. U sk. D. AVID JONES respectfully announces to the Inhabitants of Usk that he has COMMENCED BUSINESS in the BOOT & SHOE TRADE, in Premises opposite the King's Head Inn, and begs to solicit their Patronage. Ready Made Boots and Shoes in Stock, and Orders in the bespoke department expeditiously attended to. Fits. J JONES having succeeded in curing those sufler- 1 ing from the most obstinate FITS ever known, respectfully informs those persons afflicted with Fits that he may be CONSULTED BY APPOINT. MENT.-Address J. JONES, Lower Argoed, Shire- newton, nr. Chepstow, Monmouthshire.—Respectable references given from parties cured. Cider Kruit. FOR SALE, a few sacks of excellent Cider Apples. Apply gt the OBSERVER Office. WM. POTTER, GEORGE STREET, PONTYPOOL, Respectfully announces that he has RE-OPENED The OLD PREMISES with an entire Mew aissortmcmt of Prapery, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that all Persons- having POTATOES in the Field on TROS TREY FARM, are requested to CLAIM them on or before the 10th inst. WILLIAM B. FISHER. Trostrey House, October 2nd, 1862. The Monmouthshire Agricultural Loan Bank 21, HIGH STREET, NEWPORT. D. G. OWEN, Esq., Manager. PRIZE MEDAL (1862).—TOILET & NURSERY SOAPS, in lb. Tablets, at 3d. each, or Four for lOd. smaller Tablets, 2d. each, or Six for lOd.— at J. II. CLARK, Usk. WANTED, in a LADIES' SCHOOL, situated in a healthy locality, an ARTICLED PUPIL. —Address, SCHOLASTIC, Pontypool, Monmouthshire. THE FOLLOWING PERSONS are AGENTS for; the USK OBSERVER," through whom Papers may be obtained, or Advertise- ments forwarded. Abergavenny-Mr. Meredith Llangwm—Mr. Northover. „ "Dodson. Uandenny—Mr. Wintle. „ 5, C. Price. Llanarth-Mr. W. Hunt. „ » Richards. London-Messrs. Mitchell & Abersychan-Mr- Martin. Co., Red Lion Court, Bettws-Mr. Williams. Fleet Street. Blaenavon-Mr. J. Vincent. Mr. W. Brownlow, Caerleon—Mrs. E. Thomas. J6, Claremont place, Cardiff—Miss Howell, books Judd Street. Chepstow—Mr. W. E. Clark Monmouth—Mr. P. James. „ > „ R- Taylor. Newport—Mrs.Read,Highst. Croesyceilog—-Mrs. Jenkins. 11 Mr.Johns,Com. st. Crumlin-Mr. Willis, grocer. Newcastle-Mr. Weare. Dingestow—Mr. J. Burtt. Pontypool—Mr. Hughes. Goytrey—Mr. Williams. „ Edwards, Grosmont—Mr. J. Price. „ Richards. Kingcoed-Mrs. Jones. Pontnewydd—Mr. Mogford. Llanvihangel Torymynydd- Raglan-Mr. J. Jones. Mrs. Lewis. Shirenewton-Mrs: Fry. Llanvetherine—Mr.Watkins TinternAbbey—Mr.W.Jones Llansoy-Mr. Griffiths. Trelleck-Mrs. Jones, grocer TENTS and MARQUEES LET on HIRE by W. COOPER, BBIDGE INN, ABEEGAYENNX. TO BUTCHERS, DEALERS, FARMERS, & OTHERS. THE TON FARM, TREDUNNOCK, Midway between Caerleon and Usk, Monmouthshire. MR. H. VENNOR is favored with instructions to SELL BY AUCTION, at the above place, at Twelve o'clock at noon, On TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21st, 1862, The whole of the superior and pure-bred STOCK OF HEREFORD CATTLE, FAT AND STOCK SHEEP, HORSES, &C., Implements of Husbandry, Dairy Utensils, 110 Tons of Say and Clover, Of the very primest quality, STRAW, and part of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, And other Effects, the property of Mr. EDMONDS, who is giving up Farming, THE STOCK consists of 10 pure bred young Hereford cows, to calve in good season 1 ditto very fine cow and calf, I fat barren, 6 prime fat three-year-old Hereford steers, 7 ditto heifers, to calve in good season 7 very fine yearling steers, 3 ditto heifers, 4 steer calves, 3 heifer ditto, 25 fat wethers, 57 prime fat ewes, of the Leicester breed 30 lambs, 4 tup ditto, 2 ditto yearlings, o strong, young, active cart horses, 2 two-year-old cart colts, 2 well made year- ling cart colts, I superior half-bred brown colt, rising three years old ]. thorough-bred horse, 4 years old (got by Whaley) 1 sow, 1 ditto with 13 pigs, 9 store pigs, and 2 strong ditto. THE IMPLEMENTS consist of 1 nearly new broad- wheeled waggon, 2 ditto carts, very strong well-con- ditioned dog cart, 2 iron ploughs, ditto harrows, ditto drags, 1 superior horse rake (Howard's patent), 2 haul rakes, I roller, 1 turnip ditto, 1 turnip cutter, 1 chaff machine, sheep rack, ditto troughs, pigs' troughs, sieves, pikes, rakes, cow chains, shovels, about 1 ton of old iron, quantity of oak planking, sundry wheels and axle-trees, 3 sets of long harness, 3 sets of short ditto, 2 pair of G.o. ditto, 1 set of gig harness (ndarly new), the whole of the dairy utensils, and part of the Household Furniture, &c. Also about 110 tons of Hay and Clover of first quality, about 10 tons of Wheat and Barley Straw, and about 5 acres of Swedes. Also the Grass in suitable lots, to be grazed until the 2nd of February next. N.B.-The Auctioneer begs to call the attention of his Friends and the Public to the above stock of Hereford Cattle, it being of first-rate quality many of them are from the well-selected breed ot Mr. Price of Pembridge. To Purchasers of JE20 and upwards, approved Bills at Two Months will be taken. Refreshments on the Table at 11 o'clook. Auctioneer's Offices, 4, Llanarth-st., Newport, Mon. September 24th, 1862. MONMOUTHSHIRE. TO BE SOLD by PRIVATE CONTRACT, a desirable little ESTATE, called "Tir-y-Evan," situate in the Parish of Llanellen, about 1 mile from the Village of Llanellen, comprising a Barn and Five Pieces of very superior Meadow Land, con- taining together about 8 acres, now let to Mr. DAVID GWILLIAM, at the moderate Rent of £ 15. There is a plentiful stream of never failing water flowing through the estate. Mrs. Rosser of Goytrey Mill, near Rhyd-y-meirch will shew the property, and for further Particulars apply to Messrs. BLOIJNX and DAVIS, Solicitors, Usk. Cotswold Rams. USK OCTOBER MARKET, MONDAY NEXT. MR. W. I. HANDS is instructed to offer for SALE by AUCTION in the Market near the Salmons Hotel, 15 very superior YEARLING and TWO-YEAR- OLD RAMS, the property of, and bred by, MR WAT- KINS, LANVAIR. As it is intended to dispose of the whole without reserve, the Auctioneer requests a punctual atten- dance. Sale to commence at half-past 10 precisely. Oct. I, 1862. To Farmers, Cider Dealers & others. 1 |R. J. PHILPOT will SELL BY AUCTION, -LX on SATURDAY the 4th day of OCTOBER, 1862 (THIS DAY), in the Cattle Market, Pontypool, removed for con- venience of sale, 300 gallons of Cider, and 100 Casks, consisting of Pipes, Hogsheads, Barrels, Firkins and Wine and Spirit Casks of various sizes, all in good condition and fit for immediate use. Sale to commence at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Pontypool, 25th Sept. 1862.' ABERGAYENNY. No.9, CROSS STREET, Notice of Bentovsl. THE Public are respectfully in- X formed that SAMUEL EAMES, a Tailor and Woollen Draper, has ? removed from 48 to No. 9 Cross St., where he purposes continuing to supply GOOD made, WEIL shaped and PERFECT fitting garments, at the LOWEST remunerating price. Shooting Suits, made to order.from zC2 2 0 Neglige Suits made to order. ,,250 Eton Suits in neutral Colors, to order „ 2 10 0 Ladies' Riding Habits, made to order „ 2 5 0 Ladies' Shower-proof Cloaks & Jackets ) 1 made to order J 0 The Knickerbocker Suits to order „ 1 i 0 A large assortment of Clerical Mixtures & Mate- rials for Liveries always on hand. Also a carefully and recently selected Stock of Men's Mercery, Hosiery, Hats, Scarfs, Ties, Dent's Gloves, &c. WM. POTTER, PONTYPOOL, HAS just had consigned to him a VERY HAND- SOME STOCK of Paisley Shawls. At 25s. and the best not exceeding JE3. USK PLOUGHING MATCH. President: MAJOR M'DONNELL. SUBSCRIBERS. £ s d His Grace the Duke of Beaufort (forJFarm) 3 3 0 His Honor Judge Falconer (Champion Prize) 5 5 0 G. R. Greenhow-Relph, Esq. 5 5 0 A Friend, by Mr. Relph I 0 0 Mrs. Pocock, Beech Hill 2 2 0 Mrs. Hanbury Leigh.2 2 0 Octavius Morgan, Esq., M. P. 2 2^0 Crawshay Bailey, Esq., M. P 2 2 0 William A. Williams, Esq 1 1 0 Henry Montonnier Hawkins, Esq. 2 2 0 W. R. Stretton, Esq. 2 2 0 Rev. Iltyd Nicholl 2 2 0 Iltyd Nicholl, Esq. 2 0 0 George Whitlock Nicholl, Esq I 0 0 Major Edmund Herbert I 1 0 Major M'Donnell 2 2 0 E. Lister, Esq., Cefn 11a 2 2 0 James Bromfield, Esq., LIanbaddock. 1 0 0 Mr. James Williams (for Pig) 1 1 O Mr. Dunn 110 Mr. Henry Roberts 0 10 0 Mr. Herbert Williams (for Fowls). 0 10 0 THE ANNUAL MEETING is fixed to take place i at the RHADYR FARM near Usk, on FRIDAY OCTOBER 17th, 1862, when the following Prizes will be offered for competition. PLOUGHING. For Ploughing Half-an-Acre of Land in the best and most workmanlike manner, within four hours, with a pair of horses, without driver. CHAMPION PRIZES.—Open to All England, to be competed for by Ploughmen who have gained first prizes in any year, in the first and second classes. First Prize, £ 5—Second Prize, R3. CLASS I.-To the Farmer (being a member) pr his son. First Prize, £ 3—Second Prize, £ 2. CLASS 2.—To the Ploughman or Servant of a Member. First Prize, £ 3—Second Prize, £ 2—ThirdPrize, £1 10 Fourth Prize, £ 1—Fifth Prize, 10s. CLASS 3.—To the Son or Servant of a Member, under twenty years of age. First Prize, £1 Os.—Second Prize, zCl. Teams to be in the field at 8.30 a.m., when lots will be drawn, and the signal for starting will be given at Nine o'clock. If not more than two compete, the second prize will be withheld, unless the work- manship be commended. Flays to be used, and the Ploughing to be Six Inches deep. Each unsuccessful competitor will be paid Two Shillings and Sixpence by Mrs. Pocock and Mrs. Greenhow-Relph. NEATEST FARM. CLASS 4.—A Prize of Three Guineas, to the Tenant Farmer who shows the Neatest Farm, and the best kept Fences and Roadways, and displays the greatest Economy in the Management of his Home- stead, especially in the Husbanding and Preparation of Manure. Entrance Fee, 2s. 6d. THATCHING. CLASS 5.—For the best Set and Thatched Ricks, done by a Son or Servant of a Member of this Club, regard being had to the number of licks. First Prize, £ 1 Is.—Second Prize, 10s. 6d. HEDGING. CLASS 6.—For Hedging Three Perches (twenty-one yards) within six hours. First Prize..El—Second Prize, 10s. The Hedging to commence at Eight o'clock on the morning of the Ploughing Match. The Prizes will be withheld unless there are three competitors. PRODUCE. CLASS 7.—A Prize of One Guinea, to the Farmer's Wife or Daughter who shall exhibit, at Two o'clock on the day of the Ploughing Match, at the Three Salmons Hotel, the best Sample of Butter (not less than 6 lbs.). The exhibitor must have been in the habit of supplying the Inhabitants of Usk with this Article, either by attending the market or disposing of her goods at private houses. CLASS 8.—A Prize of One Guinea, to the Farmer's Wife or Daughter who shall, at the same time and place as above, exhibit the best half cwt. of cheese, of her own making. CLASS 9.—A Prize of 10s, to the Farmer's Wife or Daughter who shall exhibit the best Couple of Fowls for the Table. To be bred and fed bv the exhibitor. CLASS 10.—A Prize of 91 Is., for the best Fat Pi" fed by a Cottager. c Notice of Competition for the Neatest Farms and Ricks must be given to Mr. CLARK before 6 p.m. on the Saturday previous to the Meeting, and for the Ploughing and Hedging before 6 p.m. on the Wed- nesday previous to the Meeting. The Committee reserves to itself the power of withholding any Prize where the Judges consider there is not sufficient merit. Subscriptions are requested to be forwarded to Mr. OLAnK on or before the 15th of October. The Members and their Friends will dine together at the Three Salmons Hotel, punctually at Four o'clock. Dinner and Dessert, 3s. 6d. Tickets to be had at the bar. J. H. CLARK, RON. SEC. pro tem. Joint Counties'Asylum, A bergavenny TO MILLERS AND BUTCHERS. THE YISITING JUSTICES of this Asylum are Willing to receive Tenders from parties desirous of Contracting to supply the Asylum with FLOUR and MEAT from the 10th OCTOBER to the 31st day of DECEMBER, 1862. Tenders to be sent in not later than 10 o'clock on the morning of THURSDAY the 9th day of OCTOBER next, superscribed" Tender for Flour" or as the case may be. Forms of Tender will be supplied on application by letter or otherwise, at the Clerk's office, in the Asylum. The Visiting Justices do not pledge themselves to accept the lowest or any Tender. S. BROWNING. Clerk to the Visiting Justices. Asylum, 24th Sept. 1862. JUST PUBLISHED. MORRIS & CO'S DIRECTORY, for the Counties of MONMOUTH and HEREFORD, with a Map of Each County. Price, 12s,6d, j sold by J. H. CLARK, UGS. :1 í