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TOWN OF USE, MONMOUTHSHIRE. Desirable Freehold Property for Sale. TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT J. the following most desirable and valuable PROPERTY, viz. :— LOT 1.—A Freehold Dwelling House, with Gar- den attached, now in the occupation of Mr. J. Buttery, as yearly tenant, at the rent of £ 12. LOT 2.—A Freehold Dwelling House, called the Merlin Inn," with large Garden, Stable, and Yard attached, now in the occupation of Mr. George Roberts, as yearly tenant, at the rent of £ 16. LOT 3.—A Freehold Dwelling House, with Garden, Stable, and Yard attached, now in the occupa-, tion of Mrs. Hannah Dixon, as yearly tenant, at therentofjE13 10s. LOT 4.—A Freehold Dwelling House, with Garden attached, now in the occupation of Mr. A. Bul- lock, as yearly tenant, at the rent of £10. LOT 5.—A Freehold Dwelling House, with Garden attached, now in the occupation of Mrs. C. Thomas, as yearly tenant, at the rent of £10. LOT 6.—A piece of Building Ground adjoining the last lot, with a frontage of 57 feet. The whole of these lots are situated in New Market Street, in the picturesque town of Usk, and within a few yards of the Bridge, and the gardens all extend to the river. The frontage of the Yards adjoining Lots 2 and 3 is about 48 feet, and is admirably adapted for building on. LOT 7.—All that old-established Inn called" The Pelican," with Stable attached, advantageously situated on the corner of Bridge Street, and im- mediately adjoining the Bridge, now in the occupation of Mr. Joseph Joshua, as yearly tenant, at a reduced rent of £20. LOT 8.—A Freehold Dwelling House and Shop ad- joining the last lot, now in the occupation of the Proprietor. 1 his lot is in immediate con- nection with the last lot, and should be pur- chased with it. LOT 9.—A Freehold Dwelling House, with Stable, Garden, and Yard attached, situated in New Market Street, and adjoining the premises attached to the Pelican Inn, now in the occupa- tion of Mr. Joseph Evans, as yearly tenant, at the low rent of £ 10. The whole of the foregoing property is situated in the most pleasant part of the town. The River. Usk, on which the property abuts, is famous for its Salmon and Trout Fishery. The Llangibby and the Monrributhshire Hounds are kept within a short distance of the town. The property is within five minutes walk of the Railway Station, on the Cole- ford, Monmouth, Usk, and Pontypool Railway branch, which runs in connection with all the Rail- ways of England and Wales, and it will be found to be a most valuable investment, either for private residences or business purposes. For further particulars apply to Mr. T. WIGGIN- TON, Chemist, Usk. LLANELLEN AND LLANOVER, MONMOUTHSHIRE. Desirable Freehold Farm. mo BE SOLD BY AUCTION, by Mr. WILLIAM JL DAVIS, at the CBOWN HOTEL, PONTYPOOL, On Saturday, the 15th day of October, 1864, At Four o'clock in the Afternoon, (subject to such conditions as will then and there be produced,) all that FREEHOLD FARM, called PENTILLY," belonging to the living of Usk, and situate in the parishes of Llanellen and Llanover, in the county of Monmouth, comprising a Messuage or Jewelling- House, with a Barn, Stable, Cowhouse, Yard, and Garden thereto adjoining and belonging, and several Closes, Pieces, or Parcels of Arable, Meadow, and Pasture LAND, containing by admeasurement, in- cluding the sites of the several buildings, 9 Acres and 30 Perches, more or less,. Attached to the Estate is a Right of Pasturage upon Mynydd Graig Cwm Hills The property is intersected by the public road leading from Blaenavon to Llanover, and is distant about five miles from the town of Abergavenny. Possession may be had at Christmas next. The Farm may be viewed by permission of Mr. Joseph Nelmes, the tenant, and further particulars may be obtained of the AUCTIONEER, at his office, at Usk, (where a plan of the property may be seen,) or at the offices of Messrs. BURDER & DUNNING, 27, Parliament Street, Westminster, S.W. Dated, September, 1864. USK MARKET. MESSRS. GRAHAM & CO. will SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, opposite the Three Salmons Hotel, On Monday, the 3rd of October, 1864, upwards of TWENTY New English Oak HOGS- HEADS, and other Casks. Sale precisely at Eleven o'clock in the forenoon. 21st September, 1804. PONTYPOOL FAIR DAY. MR. J. PHILPOT will SELL BY AUCTION, Oil Mondayt October 10, J 864, In the Cattle Market, Pontypool, 4 yearling MULES, MULES, and 3 two-year-old ditto. The Sale will Commence at Two o'clock in the Afternoon. MONMOUTHSHIRE. To be Let by Tender, ALL^ that capital FARM, called ALTABILLA,' situate in the parishes of Llangwm Uclia Llan geview, and Gwernesney, comprising a good' Farm House, Barn, Cider Mill, Stables, and other suitable Outbuildings, together with 113a. lr. 31p. of Arable Meadow, Pasture and Orchard Land, belonging to the Trustees of Roger Edwards' Charity. Possession of the land may be had on the 2nd of February next, and of the house and outbuildings, on the 1st of May following. The Farm is situate about 2 miles from the town of Usk, about 1-2 from Chepstow, 9 from Pontypool, and 13 from Newport. The Tenders must be sent in to Mr. WM. DAVIS, Land Agent, Usk, before Wednesday, the 26th day of October, 1864. The Trustees do not bind them- selves to accept of the highest Tender. Usk, 29th September, 1864. f. WHY PAY MORE THAN P.6 PER TON? GUARANTEED BETTER THAN EVER. J. H. S. WILD SMITH AND CO'S. PREPARED BONE SUPERPHOSPHATE OF LIME, for Potatoes, Turnips, Mangolds, Wheat, JL Grass, Barley, Oats, Beans, and all other Crops is the BEST and CHEAPEST FERTILIZER known. Price £6 per Ton, equal to any hitherto made and sold at £8 per Ton. 11 Tons is equal to 1 Ton of best Peruvian, .contains the same elements, and costs nearly jM less. zC6 per Ton, free in Wolverhampton; or delivered to any Railway Station or Canal Wharf, E6 I Os. per Ton. FOR FULL PARTICULARS, READ OUR CIRCULAR AND TESTIMONIALS. TERMS: FIVE PER CENT, ALLOWED FOR CASH WITHIN ONE MONTH, ADDRESS :— CHEMICAL WORKS, HORSLEY FIELDS, BONE WORKS, WILLENHALL ROAD, WOLVERHAMPTON, AND SPA ROAD, LONDON. Mr. GEORGE JONES, Coal and Manure Merchant, Agent) Abergavenny. TEA, GROCERY, FLOUR, AND PROVISION WAREHOUSE, KING STREET, BLAENAVON. WD. GEORGE begs to thank the Inhabitants of Blaenavon and its i Neighbourhood for the liberal support accorded to his father, Mr. W. H. George, for so mauy years, and to state that the business will be carried on in future by him in the same place, where he trusts, by strict attention to business, good articles, and moderate prices, to merit their patronage and support, Good Black and Green Teas, ..from 2s. 8d. to 4s. I Lump Sugar from 6d. to 6|d. Moist Sugar „ 4§d. 5^d. Yellow and Mottled Soap M 2d. „ 4d. Composites and Dip Candles, Pickles, Sauces, &c., &c. Peek, Frean, and Company's Biscuits. English, American, and Dutch Cheese, English and American Bacon. Flour, Best and Seconds, Bran, Gurgeons, Sharps, Meal, Oats &c. GOOD HOPS, 9d. PER LB.; BEST KENT, Is. 6d., And every other Article in the Trade, on the most moderate terms. The Shop will be opened on SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1864, with an entire NEW STOCK, pur- chased at the best Markets. Coal Coal Coal! J RICHARD SON begs to inform the inhabi- • tants of Usk and its neighbourhood, that he has become the Agent for the ABERTILLERY RED ASH COAL COMPANY, and he respectfully solicits a share of their patronage. All orders en- trusted to him shall receive his prompt attention. June 30, 1864. I NOW READY. PRIZE POEMS receiving the 100 Guineas JL offered in the Advertisements, ''Ho! FOR A SHAK- SPEABE," and awarded by Messrs. Webster, J. Stirling Coyne, Andrew Halliday, George Rose, and Thomas S. Stuart. Illustrated with Lithograph Portraits of Queen Elizabeth and the Queen of Beauty. Can be bad GRATIS at all the best Drapers in the Kingdom, or forwarded, on receipt of stamped address to DAY & SONS, Lithographers to the Queen, Publishers, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. To Anglers Visiting Usk. HERBERT WILLIAMS, Chemist, Bridge Street, JLJL Usk, invites attention to his large assortment ot FISHING TACKLE of every description, of first-class make. H. W.'s practical knowledge of the Gentle Art," enables him to supply such SALMON and TROUT FLIES as are peculiar to the stream, and which will ensure success to the angler. T. EVANS, A Boot, Shoe, AND Gaiter MANUFAC- TURER, AND CURRIER, 16 AND 17, CROSS STREET, HKJL ABERGAVENNY, MB! BEGS TO CALL THE ATTENTION OF THE ■BMMIB PUBLIC TO THE LARGE STOCK MLLN'AIM OF BOOTS AND SHOES OF EVERY WKPML DESCRIPTION HE HAS CONSTANTLY ON BGI 111 HAND. ■BIB HIFLE GAITERS made from the primest Cowhide, on the most Reasonable Terms, Suitable for Shooting or Walking purposes. MONEY TO LEND.—TO TRADES- MEN, FARMERS, & OTHERS.—MONEY immediately advanced on good personal security, or Leasehold, Copyhold, and Freehold Property, from X50 to jEoUOO, at 5 per cent interest. Upwards of three hundred thousand pounds have already been advanced.-Apply to Mr. C. JOHNS, Licensed Appraiser and House Agent, 4, Prospect Place, Stow Hill, Newport, Mon. N. B.-All applications by post to contain 4 stamps for reply. IMMEDIATE CASH ADVANOES.-Money lent 1 in sums of not less than dBlOO, on Personal Security, at a fair rate of interest. Also a large amount ready to be advanced on Freehold Securities, for a term of years, at from 4 to 5 per cent. interest; charges moderate, and the strictest confidence ob- served. Full particulars forwarded per post, on receipt of six postage stamps. Office hours from ten to three.—Apply to Mr. SYDNEY T. EVANS, Land and Estate Agent, Old Masonic Hall, Newport, Mon. BAICien, W14, 0 U S illi TRUE UNCOLOURED TEA. This Tea is imported with the lea f not Coloured, is highly recovimended by medical and scientific men, and combines purity with fine flavour and lasting strength. Sold by Chemists, Stationers, and Confectioners in all pam of the kingdom. Usk—Robinson, Bridge St. Pontypool—Edwards, Bookseller. Chepstow—Barrett, Moor St. Newport—Newman—Thomas. Pillgwenlly—Morgan, Post Office. Pillgwenlly-Morgan, Post Office. The South Wales Coal Company HAVING appointed Mr. WILLIAM JAMES their Agent for USK, LLANDENNY, RAG- LAN and MONMOUTH, respectfully solicit a con- tinuance of that support of which, up to the present time, they have received so large a share, and which they take this opportunity of thankfully acknow- ledging. Orders for COAL, COKE, LIME, &c. given to the Salesmen at the above mentioned stations, will receive prompt attention, or to Mr. James personally, or at his address, St. Mary's street, Monmoutb. er Fire Bricks, Tiles, Pipes, Slates, and other [ Building Materials supplied to order. FOR SALE.—About 6 Sacks of CIDER APPLES. —Apply immediately at the Observer Office, Usk. FOR SALE.—a few good CIDER HOGSHEADS- —Apply at the Observer Office. LOST.—A FOX-HOUND, white with dark spots, marked B," on the left side. Whoever will bring the same to Mr. FROST, of Llanpeilt, will be rewarded for their trouble. USK ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.—The Annual Meeting of the Subscribers to these Schools will take place at the Town Hall, Usk, on Friday, the 7th day of October instant, at 2 p.m. TO BE LET.—Four Acres of good AFTERMATH GRASS, near the town of Usk; also a conve- nient CIDER MILL, with every convenience for making, per day.—Apply, Mr. J. NASH, Castle Inn, Usk. JTO BE LET, with immediate possession, a X HOUSE and BUILDINGS, called '• COLD HAR- BOUR, in the Hamlet of Gwehelog, with about eight acres of LAND; also about thirty Sacks of Cider Fruit, to be taken at valuation.—Apply to Mrs. MARY WILLIAMS, Usk. t, Messrs. Gabriel's Invention. TEETH WITHOUT SPRINGS. OSTEO EIDON: Patent, March 1st, 1862. No. 560. /2J.ABRIEL'S Self-adhesive PATENT Inde- J structible -MINERAL TEETH and FLEXIBLE GUMS, supplied without palates, springs, or wires, and without operation, are indestructible, and warranted for mastication and articulation, even when all others fail. Purest materials only, at half the usual cost. Perfection of art and mechanism." For purity and comfort unapproachable." A ^p>GAB R/|^ THE OLD ESTABLISHED bak'ly T I dn 'r bJPBNTlStS^ 27, HARLEY STREET, CAVENDISH SQUARE, AND 34, LUDGATE HILL, (over Benson's, Silversmith), LONDON; 134, DUKE STREET, LIVERPOOL; 65, NEW STREET, BIRMINGHAM. AMERICAN MINERAL TEETH, without springs, A best in Europe, from 4 to 7 and 10 to 15 Guineas per set, warranted. Single Teeth and partial Sets at pro- portionately moderate charges. Only one visit required at the London Establishments from country patients. Whole Sets made in one day where time is an object. Specimens, as exhibited at the International Exhibition, may be seen at the Crystal Palace (Industrial Court) and at the Polytechnic Institution. 'PHE ROYAL TOOTH POWDER, as prepared for J- Her Majesty.—ls. 6d. and 2s. 6d. per box; also, GABRIEL'S c .'lebrated GUTTA-PERCHA ENAMEL, chemically prepared for personal use, prevents tooth- ache, and arrests decay.-Price ls. 6d. per box. Sold by all Chemists. GABRIEL'S PRACTICAL TREATISE ON ARTI- FICIAL TEETH, and the only effectual mode of supplying them, (Post Free) explains their numerous improvements, GABRIEL'S new work should be read by all who value health, and before consulting a dentist."—HERALD. Joint Counties' Asylum, Abergavenny. TO MILLERS AND BUTCHERS. THE VISITING JUSTICES of this Asylum are willing to receive TENDERS from parties desirous of contracting to supply the Asylum with FLOUR and MEAT from the 6th day of October to the 31st day of December, 1864. Tenders to be sent in not later than ten o'clock in the morning of Thursday, the 6th day of October next. 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, 21st September, 1864. USK FARMERS' CLUB. PBESIDENT :—His Honor JUDGE FALCONER. THE ANNUAL MEETING is fixed to take i place at LLANDOWLAS FARM, near USK: On MONDAY, October 24th, 1864, when the following prizes will be offered for competi- tion :— 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:— CLASS I.—CHAMPION PRIZES.—Open to all England, to be competed for by Ploughmen who have gained the first prize in any year, in the two following classes First prize, E5; Second prize, £ 3. CLASS II,—To the Farmer (being a member) or his Son: First prize, j63 Second prize, £2. CLASS III.-To the Ploughman or servant of a mem- ber First prize, JE3; Second prize, £2; Third prize, E 1 10s.; Fourth prize, £1 Fifth prize, 10s. CLASS IV.To the Son or Servant of a member, under 20 years of age: First prize, £110jj' Second prize, £1. Teams to be in the field at 8.30, 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 with-held. Flays to be used, and the ploughing to be six inches deep. FARMS. CLASS V.—A Prize of £ 3 3s. offered by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort, to the Tenant Farmer who shews the Neatest Farm, and the best kept Fences and Roadways, and displays the greatest economy in the management of his homestead, especially in the husbanding and preparation of manure. Entrance fee, 2s. 6d. THATCHING. CLASS VI.-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, £ L; Second prize, 10s. HEDGING. CLASS VII.—Far Hedging Three Perches (twenty- one yards) within six hours: First prize, £1; Second prize, 10s. The Hedging to commence at Eight o'clock on the morning of the Ploughing Match. The prizes will be with-held unless there are three competitors. STOCK. CLASS VIII.—A Prize of £5 offered by Reginald Herbert, Esq., for the best four-year-old Nag, by a thorough-bred horse. There must be at least five competitors, and the horses must have been bred in the County of Monmouth. CLASS IX—A Prize of £1 Is. offered by Messrs. Ogden and Co., Halifax, Yorkshire, for the best Pen of Six 'Wether Tegs. CLASS X.—;A Prize of Xi Is. offered by Mr. Macfar- lane, for the best Pen of Five Breeding Ewes. CLASS XI.—A Prize of jBl Is. for the best Fat Pig, fed by a Cottager, and having been in his possession for three months. GREEN CROPS. CLASS XII.—A Prize of £5 offered by Mr. Farlong, of Bristol, to the Tenant Farmer, occupying more than 100 acres of Arable Land, who shall grow the best Ten Acres of Swedes. CLASS XIII.—A Prize of L3 offered by Mr. Farlong, of Bristol, to the Tenant Farmer, occupying less than-100 acres of Arable Land, who shall grow the best Five Acres of Swedes. The competitors to use at least four cwt. of Far- long's Artificial Manure to the acre. CLASS XIV.—A Prize of d65 offered by Mr. Roger Morgan, of Llanellen, to the Tenant Farmer who shews the best Four Acres of Swedish Turnips, grown by artificial manure. CLASS XV.—A Prize of L2 offered by the Western Counties' Manure Company, to the Tenant Farmer for the best crop of Swedes and Turnips, not less than Five Acres, grown with the Western Coun- ties' Manure Company's Manure. PRODUCE. CLASS XVI.—A Prize of £1 Is. 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 61bs ). The exhibitor must have been in the .habit of supplying the inhabitants of Usk with this article, either by attending the market, or dispos- ing of her goods at private houses. CLASS XVII.—A prize of jgt Is. 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 XVIII.—A Prize of I Os. to the Farmer's Wife or Daughter, who shall exhibit the best eouple of Fowls for the table. To be bred and fed by the exhibitor. Notice of Competition for the Neatest Farm, Ricks, and Green Crops, must be sent in to the Secretary, on or before the 14th of October, and the names of the Ploughmen who intend to compete at the Plough- ing, must be given, and all entry Fees and Subscrip- tions paid to the Secretary, on or before Friday, 21st of October. The Committee reserves to itself the power of with-holding any Prize where the Judges consider there is not sufficient merit. 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. •sjuauip^sui iliolianb jo IJAEAJJ ■jpsil pJxy Áq A|QBABDA.I 'sJua,( g .10 v 'g 7, JOJ *000*1? oi 093F UlOJJ rang £ uts aaBquso noA'^junoag [BUOSIOJ PEAOIDDY TJJIAA JUQA JJIAV AQ pue 'e]!'1 inog aunsuj puu louolv '^aodAva^j llaajqs 5{DO(I '91 'SMVIT1IA1 'AS. °J oS ASBA T pus DUAQO B QU IAUOJT MOMOGR OJ noA. ^J[ 'JJ&VJUSODMI MARKET STREET, PONTYPOOL. JOSEPR SAUNDERS, FRUITERER, SEEDSMAN, &c., begs to announce that he has taken a License for the Sale of Game, and he begs to solicit the patronage of his Friends and the Public. CIGARS. Oysters, Pickles, Sauces, Plain and Fancy Biscuits, A'c. Always in Stock. LILES' EATING HOUSE, TEA, COFFEE, & REFRESHMENT ROOMS. 21 Flannel Street, Abergavenny^