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Furniture and Upholstery Rooms, Sydenham House, High Street, Abergavenny. W J. HANDS, begs respectfully to announce that he has now on view a LARGE and TT WELL-SELECTED STOCK of NEW HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, by the first manufacturers, which he is prepared to offer, either in complete suites or single articles, at as low a price as any retail house in the trade. The Stock includes: DRAWING and DINING ROOM SUITES in Mahogany, Walnut, and other Woods; PIER and SWING GLASSES; WARDROBES, WOODEN and IRON BEDSTEADS, MATTRESSES, &c., &c. An Inspection is solicited. tj&g'Address—Sydenham House, High Street, Abergavenny. MONMOUTHSHIRE. The Court Farm, Llanvetherine. Four miles from Abergavenny, ten from Monmouth, and three from the Llanvihangel and Pandy Stations, on the West Midland Railway. Stations, on the West Midland Railway. MR. GEORGE PYE has been favoured with instructions from Mrs. E. Dew (who is retiring from business,) to SELL by AUCTION, on the above premises. On Friday, the 9th day of October, 1863. The whole of her Live and Dead FARMING STOCK, comprising 30 head of Hereford CATTLE. 160 prime SHEEP, 10 powerful Waggon HORSES, and COLTS, 5 PIGS, AGRICULTURAL IMPLE- MENTS, &c. Sheep comprise 90 stock ewes, 60 lambs, 10 ram lambs, 2 rams. Cattle consist of 2 cows with 2 bull calves, 3 ditto in calf, 3 short-horn ditto in calf, to calve in good season, 3 yearling heifers, 3 ditto steers, 3 steer calves 5 heifer ditto. Pigs-5 strong stores. Horses include bay cart mare, Bright," 7 years old, in foal; "Lester," half-bred brown mare, 6 years old, in foal to Francatelly, half brother to "Macaroni brown cart horse, Dragon," 5 years old gray ditto ditto, Bowler," 5 years old bay ditto mare, Diamond," 3 years old brown ditto colt, 2 years old 2 yearling cart fillies 1 weaned cart colt; brown cob, 4 years old, steady to ride and drive. Implements-l broad-wheel waggon, 2 harvest ditto, 2 broad-wheel carts, 1 narrow ditto ditto, 3 iron ploughs, 3 pair iron harrows, double turnip drill, Carson's roller, 2 wood rollers, Bentall's scuffler, complete winnowing machins, blower, 7-wheel presser, ground car, horse rake (by Kell), 5 sheep troughs, horse power and chaff cutter, 2 horse hoes, hay machine, seed machine, two-horse scuffler, 3 haul rakes, waggon jack, corn measures, sieves and riddles, pikes, rakes, dung forks, shovels, spades, and sundry small tools, 2 sheep racks, 30 dozen hurdles, patent scales and weights, 400 gallons cider, with the casks, sundry empty casks, 4 suits long gears, 3 suits short ditto, 3 suits G.O. ditto, &c. The Auctioneer begs' respectfully to inform the breeders of Herefords and long-wool Sheep that the above stock is well worthy their attention, the Cattle being well bred, and the younger portion by Novice (1672). The Sheep are remarkably healthy, of great size, good character, and have been very successful as prize-takers at the Abergavenny and Tredegar Shows. They are by rams from the flocks of Messrs. Kersey, Wigmore, Bradstock, and Limbrick. The Horses are young, sound, and good workers. Luncheon at Twelve, and the Sale to commence punctually at One o'Clock, in consequence of the number of lots. Madley, Sept. 23rd, 1863. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. Mamhilad House, near Pontypool. Important Sale of 50 head of pure-bred Hereford Cattle, Horses, Pigs, and a good assortment, of Implements, Harness, 8fC. WILLIAM J. HANDS will have the honor of Submitting to public sale the valuable Herd of CATTLE of Mr. HENRY MORGAN, who has for many years been a successful competitor at our Agricultu- ral Meetings. The Sale will take place on the 5th day of NOVEMBER next. Every necessary information respecting it and order of sale, will be duly advertised, and catalogues in due time. Office, Sydenham House, Abergavenny. Llangwender Farm, Parish of Llanishen. Important Sale of 40 Head of well-bred Cattle, 40 Fat Sheep, 10 Horses and Colts, 12 Store Pigs, and a general assortment of Implements. WILLIAM J. HANDS will have the pleasure of submitting to PUBLIC COMPETITION, at the above farm, On Wednesday, the 28th day of October, at 12 o'clock, the whole of the valuable and well selected STOCK of the late Mr. FRANCIS EVANS. Particulars and order of sale will be seen in Catalogues, which are in preparation, and may be had on application to W. J. H., at his office, Sydenhain House, High Street, Abergavenny. Llangwender farm is within one mile of the Raglan Road station, 4 miles from Usk, and 8 from Monmouth. Luncheon at 12 o'clock business will commence at one o'clock. Oct. 2, 1863. MONMOUTHSHIRE. VALUABLE FREEHOLD HOTEL PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF USK. To be Sold by Private Contract, ALL that first class Family and Commercial Hotel called the THREE SALMONS," situate in the market town of Usk, in the County of Monmouth, with the stables, coach-houses, granary, and large and suitable convenient offices and outbuildings, and large partly-walled garden thereto adjoining and belonging. The above old-established and well known Hotel has just been put into good repair, and has for many years commanded a large and extensive business. Half the purchase money may remain on mortgage if desired. Possession may be had at the latest on the 19th January next. To treat for the purchase and for cards to view, apply to Mrs. WILLIAMS, Draper, Bridge Street, Usk, or to Messrs. BLOUNT & DAVIS, Solicitors, Usk. I í"" Penyvan Farm, Mynyddysllwyn, MONMOUTHSHIRE, One Mile from Aberbeeg Station on the Western Valleys Railway, Three Miles from Crumlin, and Two Miles from Cross Penmaen. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, by Mr. JOHN 1 PHILPOT, On WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7th, 1863, THE FOLLOWING FARMING STOCK, IMPLEMENTS AND EFFECTS, The Property of Mr. JOHN LEWIS, who is giving up one of his farms SHEEP. — 40 young healthy Leicester ewes, 2 mountain-bred rams. CATTLE.—3 three-year-old short-horn heifers, 3 three-year-old Hereford heifers (all under bull), 2 three-year-old steers, 2 two-year-old ditto, 2 two- year-old heifers (Herefords), 1 three-year-old Here- ford bull, 1 two-year-old ditto. HORSES.—1 thorough-bred brood mare and colt (mare now in foal), 1 cart mare and colt, 1 two-year- old colt, 8 handsome mountain ponies, from one to eight years old. IMPLEMENTS. — 1 narrow-wheel waggon (nearly new), and other useful implements. Approved bills for dElO and upwards will be taken at two months' date. Refreshments will be provided at Eleven, and Sale to commence at Twelve o'clock precisely. Pontypool, 25th of September, 1863. MONMOUTHSHIRE. Clytha Hill and Goitre. MR. JOHN WILLIAMS will SELL by AUCTION, at the KING OF PRUSSIA INN, Llangattock-juxta-Usk, On Widnesday, 14th October, 1863, At 2 o'clock in the afternoon, subject to conditions, the following FREEHOLD PROPERTY. Lot I.—A Cottage Garden, and two pieces of Land, containing together about IA. 2& Or., more or less, situate at Clytha Hill, in the parish of Llanarth, and now in the occupation of Mr. James Gane. This Lot is freehold of inheritance. Lot 2.—A Cottage, Stable, Outbuildings, Yard, Garden, and three pieces of Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Land, containing together about 5A. 1B. I7P., more or less, situate in the parish of Goitre, and now in the occupation of Mr. Henry Plaisted. This Lot is held under a lease granted by the Right Honourable the Earl of Abergavenny, for the lives of three persons, two of whom (females) are still living, respectively aged 20 and 23 years, and is subject to a reserved Rent of Five shillings a year. For further particulars apply to Messrs. Baker and Son, Solicitors, Abergavenny, or to the Auctioneer RE SARAH MORGAN, deceased. Pursuant to an Act of Parliament, 22 and 23 Vic. c. 35, intituled An Act to further amend the Law of Property, and to relieve Trustees." NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that all Creditors and other persons, having any Claim or demand upon or against the Estate of Sarah Morgan, late of Newent, and previously thereto of Mitcheldean, both in the County of Gloucester, and formerly of Hampden Parade in the City of Gloucester, spinster, deceased, who died on the 4th day of March, 1862, and whose Will was proved in the District Registry of Glouces- ter, attached to Her Majesty's Court of Probate, on the 3rd day of April, 1862, by William Broadstock of Buttersend, in the Parish of Hartpury, in the County of Gloucester, farmer, and Thomas Humpidge, of Tibberton, in the same County, farmer, the executors and trustees appointed by the said will of the said Sarah Morgan, are requested forthwith to send the particulars thereof in writing to the said executors and trustees, or to me the undersigned John Care- less Cannock, of Newent, in the county of Gloucester, the solicitor for and on behalf of the said executors and trustees. AND NOTICE IS HEREBY ALSO GIVEN, that the said Sarah Morgan by her will, after making certain pecuniary bequests, gave and bequeathed unto her said trustees all her personal estate and effects, upon trusts, to call in and convert the same into money, to pay her debts, and certain legacies therein mentioned, and after payment thereof, upon trusts, to pay the remainder of the said trust monies, unto and amongst such of the children of the said Testatrix's Uncle, John Morgan, formerly of Talavera, in the county of Monmouth, farmer, as should be living at the time of her decease, and the issue of such of them as should be then dead, share and share alike, the issue of each of them who should be then dead taking only the part or share of his, her, or their deceased parent. AND NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, for all persons claiming to be children of the said John Morgan, and who were living at the death of the said Testatrix, and the representatives of such of them as have since died, and also for all persons claiming to be the representatives of such of the children of the said John Morgan who have died since the decease of the Testatrix, are requested to send to the said executors and trustees, or to me the undersigned John Careless Cannock, a statement in writing of their claims, verified by sufficient proof of their claim and identity, on or before the First day of January, 1864, immediately after which day the said William Broadstock and Thomas Humpidge, will distribute the remainder of the assets of the said Sarah Morgan, deceased, among the parties who shall appear to be entitled thereto, having regard only to the claim@ of which they shall then have notice, and the said William Broadstock and Thomas Humpidge will not be liable for the assets or Any part thereof, so distributed to any person, of whose claim or demand they shall not have had notice at the time of such distribution. Dated this 29th day of September, 1863. JOHN C. CANNOCK, Solicitor, Newent, Gloucestershire. Abergavenny Agricultural Show, 1863. President: The Hon. J. F. CLIFFORD-BUTLER. THE ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF STOCK, Poultry, Implements, & Cottager's Prizes, WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE NEW CATTLE MARKET, ABERGAVENNY, On THURSDAY, the 8th of OCTOBER, 1863. THE PLOUGHING MATCHES will take place L in a Field near Abergavenny, the same day. The Teams must be ready to start, at Nine o'clock in he Morning, or they will be disqualified. All Entries to be made in writing to the Secretaries, at the Greyhound Hotel, Abergavenny, on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd, 1863, between the hours of Ten in the Morning and Six in the Evening, Nun-subscribers will be admitted at 10 a.m. to the New Cattle Market on payment of Is., and Sub- scribers will be furnished with a Ticket on payment of their Subscription. For further Particulars and List of Premiums offered, apply to the Honorary Secretaries, or to Mr. George Green, Clerk and Collector, Abergavenny. ME. PHILIP MORGAN, Angel Hotel, > TT c ME. ROGER MORGAN, Llanellen, J ±lon* &eC8- DINNER at Four o'clock on the Day of Show, at the ANGEL HOTEL. Tickets, 3s. 6d. each, inclu- ding Dessert and Waiter. USK FARMERS' CLUB. President: REGINALD HERBERT, Esq. THE ANNUAL MEETING is fixed to take place at LLANCAYO FARM, near Usk, on FRIDAY OCTOBER 23rd, 1863, when the following Ptizea 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, JE3. CLASS L—To the Farmer (being a member) or his son. First Prize, £ 3—Second Prize, jE2. CLASS 2.—To the Ploughman or Servant of a Member. First Prize £ 3—Second Prize £ 2—Third Prize, jBl 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 10s.-Second Prize, JE1. Teams to be in ihe 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. 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, 29. 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 ricks. First Prize, £1 Is.-Second Prize, 10s. 6d. HEDGING. CLASS 6.—For Hedging Three Perches (twenty-one yards) within six hours. First Prize, £ I-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 ofj66 offered by Reginald Herbert, Esq., for the best four-year-old Nag, by a thorough- bred horse. Open to the County of Monmouth. CLASS 8.—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 9.—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 10.—A Prize of IOs. to the Farmer's Wife or Daughter, who shall exhibit the best Couple of Fowls for the Table. To be bred and fed by the exhibitor. 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. CLARK, 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, HON. SEC. 1864. Clark's Illustrated Family Almanack AND Advertiser for the County of Monmouth. INTENDING ADVERTISERS are requested to r forward their Advertisements to the Office as early as possible, as the best positions are given by priority. Bridge Street, Usk, Sept., 1863. Raglan Fair, Monmouthshire. THE NEXT FAIR AT RAGLAN will be held on MONDAY, the 19th day of OCTOBER, 1863, being the MONDAY BEFORE HEREFORD FAIR, for the Sale of Cattle, Sheep, Horses, &c. .r.i..