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PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. The Charges for the insertion of PREPAID ADVERTISE- MENTS referring to APARTMENTS WANTED, HOUSES TO BE LET, APARTMENTS TO BE LET, HOUSES WANTED, M^ELLANEOUS WANTS, SITUATIONS WANTED, ARTICLES LOST AND FOUND SITUATIONS VACANT, ,11 Are as follows 3 Lines (seven words to a line; Ditto, Three insertions 6 4 and 5 Lines (seven words to a line)., l o Ditto, Three insertions •••••• » Q Ditto, Six insertions "^en there is one inser tta.°4d!or mor.3i » ™<ule in Postage Stamps; Halfpenny Remittances may be ™iep™referred. No Credit Advertisement is charged not less than Is 6d. WANTED^ WANTED a RIVER WATCHER, for the South X»rce?,"»t bSS. M. M«ch, to T. ROBERTS, Portmadoc. Clerk to the Board of Conservators. ANTED Little Plainly-Furnished Detached Cottage close to Sea. State rent, which must be _T £ S Rose Cottage, Prestatyn, near Rhyl. TO FARMERS AND OTHERS. WANTED, good WATIRCRESS. A good price will be 'nven for good Watercress for the next five months Address THOMAS OLDFAM, Fruit and Water- cress Salesman, Smitlifield Market, Manchester. WANTED two or three respectable youths as APPRENTICES on board first-class iron ship, small premium required.-Address, F. 64, care of Henry Greenwood, Advertising Agent, Liverpool. WANTED a few tons of second-hand BRIDGE RAILS light, straight, and of full length, to be de- livered AA Aberystwyth. — Address "TEMPLE, Pont Erwyd, with particulars as to price, quantity, weight, &.c. WANTED, AGENTS to represent the British & Foreign Fire Insurance Offiee, in Aberdovey, Barmouth, Bortli, Dyffryn, Portmadoc, &c., &c. Liberal commission to men with good connections.-Apply to EDWARD JONES, Secretary, Talysarn, N.W. — FOR SALE. ¿" BRIDGE-STREET, ABERYSTWYTH. TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE TREATY. ALL those 3 desirable Leasehold DWELLING- HOUSES, now in the occupation of Mr. T. Griffith, Mr. Kirkpatrick, and Mr. Robert Humphrey. The greatest portion of the purchase money may remain on mortgage. Also, For Sale, a FREEHOLD HOUSE and large Garden in FREEHoLD^HOUSE in North Parade. 2 HOUSES in North-road. TO BE LET, A HOUSE in Corporation-street. A HOUSE in Llanbadarn-road. A Full Licensed INN, with Stabling. Also, for sale, a snug little Grocery and Provision SHOP. For further particulars, apply to EDW. ELLIS, at the Aberystwyth Auction Mart and Sale Rooms, 5, Little Darkgate-street, Aberystwyth. OR SALE, that splendid draught Colt HONEST JIM, the property of Mr. A. James, Glanfraed. Honest Jim is a rich Bay Colt, rising four years old, full of good flat bone, long silky hair, great good feet, long. reaching neck, beautiful head and eye, and a thorough cart horse all over, and only requires time to make him one of the most valuable cart stallions of his day was got by Landmark, winner of £ 50 prize at the North Cardiganshire Horse Show, held at Aberystwyth inl874. Landmark was got by Honest Tom, winner of the Royal six times in succession. Honest Jmi's dam is a bay mare, very handsome and strong. He possesses more bone than any hoise of his age.. iV Honest Jim took the first prize at Aberystwyth in 1870, and also took the prize at the same place in 1877. FOR SALE, a rising three year old CART STALLION, black, 16 hands high. Dam winner of first prizes at Lleyn and Eifionydd Agricultural Show. —Apply to Mr. HUGHES, Madryn Arms, Pwllheli. TO be Sold by Private Treaty, Ten new SHARES in the Aberystwyth Gas and Coke_ Company, fully paid up, of Ten Pounds each, and two Five Pound Shares fully paid in the Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Company, Limited. To treat for purchase apply to Messrs. ATWOOD and SON, Solicitors, Aberystwyth. TO BE LET. To LET, a Compact, Wcll-Furaished HOUSE, containing sitting-room. two bedrooms, dressing- per «e«t.-ror fnrth.r partita apply to T. and W. BUBB, Terrace-road, Aberystwyth. O BE LET OR SOLD, the GLAr?i?^R? WOOLLEN FACTORY, Aberdare. This first- -lass Mill is fitted with a twenty-horse power Engine and Si thTrequisite Machinery, for carrying on a fcrge Woollen trade. It iB situate in the w n g population, and the goods manufacture ready local sale. This is a most favourable opportunity for any one possessed of capital, and a ^<)w g trade. The Mill is fitted complete, and has just been put in thorough repair. If sold, fiaoney could remain on mortgage at w Land 1—For full particulars apply to Mr. WM. WILLIAMS, .band Agent. Oswestry. TjTRONOLEU, BARMOUTH^HOUSE TO LET, -I- containing five entertaining rooms, all modern conveniences, with 10 land if required.—Apply, R. D. RICHARD3. TO BE LET, from Lady Day, 1879, the Residen- tial FARM of Penuwch, half way between Aber- ystwyth and the Devil's Bridge. • X, Also, the FARM of Tyllwyd, Llanfanr-n, adjoining the Llanrhystyd Road Railway StatlOn. Apply to LEWIS WILLIAMS, Esq., Abermaide. T" O BE LET, ready furnished or unfurnished, WATERLOO HOUSE, No. 26, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, with immediate possession.-Apply to Mr. W. H. Thomas, Solicitor, Aberystwyth. ABERYSTWYTH. FIRST-CLASS FAMILY AND COMMERCIAL'INN. THE CRYSTAL PALACE HOTEL^ situate in Queen's-road, Aberystwyth, TO B-fc LET and entered upon immediately. The House is in excellent re- pair, and the business portion handsomely fitted UP. JFixtures at a valuation. Apply to Mr. G. T. SMITH, Auctioneer and Valuer, Aberystwyth. CLOSE TO BALA LAKE. TOTLET, HOUSE, Stabling, sixteen acres of Land, "and some shooting. Grouse shooting over 2,000 acres could be rented with it. StatIon Dear.-For particu- lars apply THOMAS ELLIS, Esq., Henblas, Bala. to TO BE LET, one of the most desi^f^Itfch FARMS in North Wales. About SWAcres^ich deeding Permanent Pasture and Meadow L • are three distinct Homesteads, situate at C0H • ve(j or tances on the lands, viz., Esc U AN HALL (FU^wbeaor ■wafurnished), with walled Garden, Stables, Coaca » and large Farm Steading, nearly new, commanding full view of the farm and extensive sea and land scenery. ESOUAN OLD FARM HOUSE and Steading, and FRON- HAULOG FARM HOUSE and Steading. All the lands lie together within a ring fence, and convenient for letting as one holding or otherwise. „ N.B.—Will be let subject to "Tenant Rights for Liming, Manuring, &c., under The Agricultural Holdings Act of 1875," if desirable. Apply to EVAN NEWELL, Towyn, NorthWales. ONE OF THE BEST MEDIUMS FOR BUSINESS ADVERTISEMENTS. THE RAILWAY RECORD OR SHROPSHIRE AND NORTH AND MID- WALES. PRICE ID. A COMPLETE record of the Railway Trains of the above-named district, and the G.W., and ft & N.W. service to most of the chief towns of the Sold at RAILWAY STATIONS and by BOOKSELLERS. Carried in the pocket for a month and often consulted. Also kept at Hotels, &c. TERMS MAY BE OBTAINED OF THE PUBLISHERS, WOODALL AND VENABLES, CAXTON STEAM PRINTING WORKS, OSWESTRY. With the Railway Record for March and followiug months S be gS ? RAILWAY MAP whfeh iiake it the most complete Railway Guide for North and ACid-Wales and Shropshire. SALES BY AUCTION. .r- SMITHFIELD. ABERYSTWYTH. MONTHLY SALES OF LIVE STOCK, IMPLE- MENTS, &c. 1\/TR. G. T. SMITH begs respectfully to announce 1VX that he will hold Monthly Sales of Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Pigs, Agricultural Implements, Carriages, &c., in the Smithfield, Aberystwyth, on the FIRST MONDAY IN EVERY MONTH, At Twelve o'clock. ENTRIES FOR THE. SALE ON MONDAY, MARCH 3, Respectfully solicited, To be sent in at least a week previous to sale, to be in. cluded in catalogues and advertisements. TERMS :—2J> per cent. on amount sold; and a small fixed Entry Fee for unsold lots, to meet expenses. SFTR SETTLEMENT ON THURSDAY AFTER SALE. SMITHFIELD, ABERYSTWYTH. IMPORTANT SALE ON MONDAY NEXT. MR. G. T. SMITH will Sell by Auction, On MONDAY, MARCH 3rd, 1879, at eleven o'clock, in the Smithfield, the following articles, the property of Captain Will, R.A. :— A handsome 4-wheel Dog Cart, under 4 cwt. A set of Single Harness for ditto. A nearly new Box-Cart. A set of Harness for ditto. Also (the property of W. Shaw, Esq., of Ynyslas), One 4-year-old Pedigree Bull. One Fat Bullock. Six 2-year-old Calving Heifers. TEMPERANCE HALL, ABERYSTWYTH. Elegant and nearly new HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, comprising mahogany and marble topped wash stands and dressing tables, handsome toilet glasses, mahogany chests of drawers, wardrobes, brass and iron, Arabian, and French bedsteads, feather beds, spring and other mattresses, chamber linen, chamber ware, towel rails, Brussels, tapestry, and Kidderminster carpets, &c., drawing room suite, mahogany cheffioniers, handsome pier glasses, ditto with console table, paintings, engravings, photographs, books, and ornamental items, mahogany loo and other tables, couches, sofas, fenders, fire irons, photographic camera and chemicals, dinner, tea, and coffee services, china and glass, kitchen furni- ture, cooking utensils, carpenter's tools, electro plated goods, cutlery, &c., part of the estate in liquidation of Mr. Thomas Abbott, of the Crystal Palace Hotel, re- moved for convenience of Sale. To BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY jyjR. G. T. SMITH, On TUESDA Y and W EDNESDA Y, the 4th and 5th days of MARCH, 1879, At the Temperance Hall, Aberystwyth, at six o'clock each day. Six months' credit on sums above S5, on approved security. No. 1, CAMBRIAN TERRACE, BORTH. Modern and Useful HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, con. sisting of Iron and Polished Wood Bedsteads, Palliasses, Mattresses, Feather Beds, Blankets, Counterpanes, Washing Stands, Dressing Tables, Chests of Drawers, Looking-glasses, Cane Chairs, Chamberware, Carpets, Floorcloth, Chiffoniers, Sofa, Dining and other Tables, Arm and other Chairs, China and Glass, Cooking Utensils, &c., the property of Mrs. Pritchard, who has instructed m R. G. T. SMITH to sell the same by Auction, On TUESDAY, the 11th day of MARCH, 1879, At Two o'clock in the Afternoon. TREGARON, CARDIGANSHIRE. IMPORTANT SALE OF FREEHOLD HOTEL PROPERTY. MR. G. T. SMITH has been instructed to Sell by Auction, On TUESDA Y, the 18th day of MARCH, 1879, At Three o'clock in the Afternoon, subject to conditions, on the Premises, The valuable and highly important FREEHOLD PROPERTY known as the BLACK LION HOTEL, centrally situate in the town of Tregaron, and lately oc- cupied by Mrs. Rees. The Hotel, which is of handsome elevation, most substantially built, and in excellent re- pair, contains on the ground floor, bar, large front public room, coffee or commercial room, cooking kitchen, and excellent cellarage in the basement. First floor-Large sitting-room, four bedrooms, and lumber-room. Second floor—Three bedrooms. In the yard are commodious coach-house and stabling for twelve horses, and a large storehouse over the same, which is let off to a respectable tenant. There is also a well-stocked kitchen garden. A large sum has been recently expended in alteration and repairs upon the property, which offers a most de- sirable opportunity to a person of business habits, and is .r,. offered for sale in consequence of the recent death of the proprietor. The fixtures to be taken at a valuation, add immediate possession may be had. The Furniture may be taken at valuation at the option of the purchaser, or the vendors reserve the right to sell the same by auction on the premises. Further particulars may be obtained of Messrs. HUGH HUGHES and SONS, Solicitors, or the AUCTIONEER, Aber- ystwyth. Important to Hotel Keepers, Coach Builders, Cab Pro- prietors, &c. A LARGE SALE OF HORSES, CARRIAGES, HARNESS, &c., &c., &c. MR. D. JONES has received instructions from Mr. W. C. Jones, who is giving up the Coaches between Festiniog and Bettws-y-coed, to Sell by Auction, at the Pengwern Arms Hotel, Festiniog, On FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28th, 1879, commencing punctually at 12 o'clock, the following sur- plus Stock of Horses, Carriages, Harness, &c.9 power- ful and active Horses, suitable for posting and for farming purposes, and in good working condition 2 commodious Stage Coaches, in good order; 1 do. Omnibus to carry 10 inside and 9 outside; a large Waggonette to carry 14; 1 do., with movable top, to carry 6 inside; 2 four-wheel Cars a handsome Landeau Carriage, which may be used close or open, in excellent condition; 1 Phaeton with hood 6 purs Carriage Wheels, various sizes, with axles and springs; 3 sets of Forepart of Under Carriage; 3 sets Double Harness; 2 sets Leading do., together with several other miscellaneous articles. Detailed catalogues may be had a few days prior to the sale at the Pengwern Arms Hotel, Festiniog, and the principal Hotels in the neighbourhood, or of the Auc. TIONEER, Tremadoc. Credit will be given on sums of £ 3 and upwards, on ap- proved security, until Festiniog August Fair, 1879. TO BE SOLD, The well-known and fast-sailing Schooner, "CATHERINE MORGAN," Of Aberystwyth. MR. DANIEL has been instructed to ofl'er for Sale by Auction, at the Dovey Hotel, Aberdovey, On THURSDA Y, MARCH 13, 1879, The above well-built Schooner "CATHERINE MORGAN," registered tonnage, 80. She has been re- classed for 8 years A1 at .Lloyd s in 1873, and is in excel- lent order and well provided with Sails, Anchors, Boat, and all other sea-going requisites, now lying at the port of Aberdovey, and may be viewed any day on applying to Captain John Jones, Aberdovey. Conditions at time of Sale. Sale to commence at Three o'clock prompt. TOWN OF LAMPETER. LEASEHOLD HOUSES, WITH SHOP AND WAREHOUSE, FOR SALE. MR- J• LLOYD has been instructed to Sell by Public Auction, at the Castle Hotel, Lampeter, On FRIDA Y, the 28th day f MARCH, 1879, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon (subject to such conditions as shall be then and there produced) all those two newly- built HOUSES, together with a commodious Shop and Warehouse attached, situate in College-street, in the town of Lampeter, containing 2 dining rooms, 2 drawing rooms, 2 kitchens, 8 bedrooms, 1 pantry, shop and warehouse, having a frontage of 64 feet, in Collge-street, with large garden at the back. _uu. The dwelling-houses, snop ana warenouse, have been substantially built, and are situate in an excellent position for business purposes, they are held under a lease for a term of 70 years, from the 29th day of September, 1878, at an annual ground rent of £3 3s., and the same will be sold either in one or two lots, as shall be determined upon on the day of sale. T For further particulars apply to Mr. DAVID LLOYD, Solicitor, Lampeter, or to the AUCTIONEER, at Pant, Llanddewi-brefi. RELIGION IN WALES. A SERIES of Articles on Religion in Wales" is now being published in the Cambrian News. Apply to any of the Publishers-J. GIBSON, Aberyst- wyth, Cardiganshire; JACOB JONES, Bala, Merioneth- shire; D. LLOYD, Portmadoc, Carnarvonshire; or to the Liverpool Agents, FOULKES and EVANS, Tithebarn-street, or T. LLOYD, 52, Everton-road the Manchester Agents, Mr. JAMES ROYLE, 2, Old Millgate; or the London Agents, Messrs. DAVIES and Co., 1, Finch Lane, Cornhill; Mr. M. MORGAN, 31 Hawley-road, Kentish Town; Mr. E. EVANS, 21, Fairbank-street, East-road, A list of Agents is published in the paper. SALES BY AUCTION. MONTHLY SALES. ABERYSTWYTH SMITHFIELD. MR. E. J. MORGAN, Auctioneer, begs to state that he will have monthly sales of Live and Dead Stock in the Smithfield on Aberystwyth Fair Days. The next Sale will be held on MONDAY, MARCH 3, at One o'clock. Entries and applications for terms to be sent to Mr. E. J. MORGAN, auctioneer, Penllwyn. rpHE BEST BOOTS FOR MONEY ARE MORTON Ladies' — BROTHERS'. MORTON 3s. 9d. BROTHERS'. MORTON 4s. 6d. BROTHERS'. MORTON 5s. Od. BROTHERS'. MORTON 5s. 6d. BROTHERS'. MORTON 6s. 6d. BROTHERS'. MORTON 7s. 6d. BROTHERS'. MORTON 8s. 6d. BROTHERS'. MORTON 9s. 6d. BROTHERS'. MORTON 10s. 6d. BROTHERS'. MORTON Gentlemen's BROTHERS'. MORTON 7s. 9d. BROTHERS'. MORTON 8s. 6d. BROTHERS'. MORTON 10s. 6d. BROTHERS' MORTON 12s. 6d. BROTHERS'. BOYS' AND GIRLS' BOOTS OF EVERY DE SCRIPTION AT PRICES NOT SURPASSED. NOTE THE ADDRESS- 39, GREAT DARKGATE-STREET, (Oppositethe Lion Hotel,) ABERYSTWYTH. SECOND-HAND SEWING MACHINES. SPECIAL CLEAR-OUT SALE. SEWING MACHINE.—Second-hand, taken in kj exchange, a Penelope Hand Machine, cost 25 5s., offered for 15s.—Jones and Co. (Limited), 50, Ranelagh- street, Liverpool. SEWING MACHINE. Genuine Wheeler and k-3 Wilson Lockstitch, nearly new, cost 27, offered for 24 cash.-Jones and Co. (Limited), 50, Ranelagh-street. SEWING MACHINE. Wheeler and Wilson s system cost B6. but having been baken in exchange, offered for 30s—Jones's Sewing Machine Depõt, 50, Ranelagh-street. EWING MACHINE.—Secondhand, Shuttle, Lock- s stitch, taken in exchange, cost 23 15s., offered for 15s. cash.-J ones and Co. (Limited), 50, Ranelagh-street. SEWING MACHINE.—Second-hand Lock-stitch Dorcas," cost £ 5 5s., offered for 15s. cash.—Jones's Sewing Depot, 50, Ranelagh-street. EWING MACHINE. -Second-hand Lock-stitch, s Dorcas," cost £5 5s., offered for 30s. cash.—Jones and Co. (Limited), 50, Ranelagh-street. SEWING MACHINE,—One No. 2 Arm Machine S for tailoring, cost 29, now quite equal to new, offered for 24 cash.—Jones's Machine Depot, 50, Ranelagh-street. SEWING MACHINE.—One C Wheel Machine for S shoemaker, cost 28 10s., now offered for 40s.—Jones's Machine Depot, 50, Ranelagh-street. SEWING MACHINE.—One Alexandra Machine S and treadle complete, cost about B7. offered for 10s. cash.—Jones's Machine Dep6t, 50. Ranelagh-street. EWING MACHINE.—One Arm Machine, suit- k3 able for tailoring, offered for 20s., as all second-hand machines must be cleared out during this week.—Jones's Sewing Machine Dep6t, 50, Ranelagh-street. 0 SEWING MACHINE.—Second-hand, but nearly Ki new, taken in exchange for one of Jones's Medium Machines. One Singer's Medium Machine, cost 28 10s., offered for jM.—Jones and Co. (Limited), 50, Ranelagh- street. SECOND-HAND Webster and treadle complete, cost £ 8, offered for 40s. cash.—Jones and Co. (Limited), 50, Ranelagh-street. SPECIAL NOTICE. As we have determined S never again to take in exchange, or make any allow- ance for, second-hand machines, this must be our LAST Clearance Sale, and such bargains can never be offered again. PURCHASERS have the option for one month of PURCHASERS have the option for one month of p exchanging their purchase for any machine of our own 'manufacture and paying us the difference in price. JONES and CO. (Limited), 50, Ranelagh-street, Liverpool WANTED. AGENTS WANTED in different parts of Meri- onethshire, Montgomeryshire, and Cardiganshire to sell Odam's Nitro Phosphates, Bone, and Chemical Manures. APPLY TO WM. THOMAS, General Agent and Wholesale Merchant, NORTH PARADE, ABERYSTWYTH. Coal, Lime, # Glazed and Common Drain Pipes, Ridge and Flooring Tiles, &c., sold at Wholesale Prices. JUST Published, in One Volume, Cr. 8vo., pp. xiv- 466, Cloth-Price, 15s. The Second Edition, Re- vised and considerably Enlarged, of "LECTURES ON "WELSH PHILOLOGY," BY JOHN RHYS, M.A., Professor of Celtic at the University .of Oxford. London Triibner and Co., Ludgate Hill- NOW READY. FREEMASONS' KALENDAR, FOR NORTH WALES AND SHROPSHIRE. PRICE, ONE SHILLING. By Post Is. Id. PUBLISHED BY WOODALL AND VENABLES, OSWESTRY. LLYFR NEWYDD I'R IEUENCTYD, CYMWYS I'W RODDI YN WOBR I BLANT YR YSGOLION SABBOTHOL, &c. YX AWR YN BAROD, PRIS 2d., (Anfenir Copi gyda'r Post am 2$d.y LLYFR TESTYNAU PREGETHAU. YN yr hwn y gellir dodi i lawr y Dydd a'r Mis, Enw y Pregethwr, Man lie traddodir y Bregeth, ynghyd a'r Testyn am y Bore, Prydnawn, a'r Nos, &r y Sabbothau am nwyddyn a haner. Y mae y Llyfr yr un mor gymwys hefyd i gofrestru vfaz Testynau Oedfaon Achlysurol, Cyfarfodydd Pregethu, Cyfarfodydd Misol a Chwarterol, Cymanfaoedd, &c. Mawr gymeradwyir ef gan Weinidogion yr Efengyl, Athrawon yr Ysgol Sabbothol, &c., o bob enwad. Gwneir gostyngiad helaeth yn y pris i Ysgolion Sab- bothol, &c. "Y mae Mr. Thomas Williams, 19, Castle-street, Croesoswallt, wedi syrthio ar gynlluu hapus iawn i hyr- wyddo gwaith y plant yn em cynulleidfaoedd i gadw testynau y pregethau. Dygodd allan yn ddiweddar 'Lyfr Testynau, wedi ei drefnu at y pwrpas. Gellir rhoddi i lawr ynddo enw y pregethwr a'i breswylfod, y lie yn yr hwn y traddodir y bregeth, y llyfr, y benod, a'r adnod, a pha un ai y boreu, canol dyad, ai yr hwyr y cyn- helid y gwasanaeth. Y mae y llyfr hwn yn ddigon syml ac yn ddigon gwreiddiol i fod yn llwyddiant mawr, ac yr ydym yn gobeithio mai felly y bydd. Nid oes ond eisiau ei wneud yn hysbyB ymhob ardal na ddaw i ffafr ar unwaith."—Cronicl yr Ysgol Sabbothol. I'W GAEL GAN UNRHYW LYFR WERTHWR, AC YN ABERYSTWYTH, gan Mr. Edward Edwards, Great Dark gate Street. TOWYN Mr. Hammond, High-street. BARMOUTH Mr. John Evans, Glanymor. DOLGELLEY .Mr. R. Oliver Rees. BALA Miss Saunderson, and Mr. Evans, printer CORWEN .Mr. Thomas Edmunds, and Mr. Owen Roberts Commercial House. FFESTINIOG .Mr. Ellis Roberts, Four Crosses. ABERDOVEY Mr. W. Williams, Caprera House. Dosbarthwyr yn eisiau yn mhob ardal yn Nghymrn. Anfoner pob archebion, neu ymofyniadau, i THOMAS WILLIAMS, 19, Castle-street, Oawestry BUSINESS ADDRESSES. E. JONES, (Late MORRIS JONES) COACHBUILDER Moor Street, Aberystwyth. CARRIAGES OF EVERY DESCRIPTION MADE TO ORDER Repairs executed by First-class Workmen. BINDING OF ALL KINDS CHEAPLY AND EXPEDITIOUSLY EXECUTED. ORDERS RECEIVED BY J. GIBSON, 3, QUEEN'S-ROAD, ABERYSTWYTH T. & W. BUBB, PAINTERS, PLUMBERS, GLAZIERS, GAS- FITTERS, HOUSE DECORATORS, PAPER HANGERS, & GENERAL HOUSE FURNISHERS, Terrace-Road, Aberystwyth, and Newtown. Agent for Broner's BURNERS, and Wright's GAS STOVES. ESTIMATES FOR WORK ON APPLICATION. Agents for Atkins & Co.'s Patent CHARCOAL BLOCK WATER FILTERS. GADD'S PATENT REVERSIBLE HANDLE PERAMBULATORS. ATHS AND PERAMBULATORS ON HIRE. DOLGELLEY. JAMES B. MEE, FISHMONGER, GAME JD E A{L E R, FRUITERER, &c., &c. Bridge End House, Dolgelley. Constant Supplies of various kinds of fresh Fish, Game, &c. according to Season. ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO, And anything not on hand procured on the shortest notice. Ice always on hand, and supplied by the pound and Upwards. AGr Note the Address:— Bridge End House, Dolgelley. MR. CROSSLEY, Organist of the ParishtChurch, Dolgelley, RECEIVES PUPILS. Organ, Pianoforte, Harmonium, Singing, and Harmony. Bank Buildings, Dolgelley. EVANS'S MEIRION HOUSE TEMPERANCE HOTEL, FINSBURY SQUARE, Near the Market Hall, Dolgelley. TEA, COFFEE, AND CHOPS AT ANY HOUR JOHN BAKER, Rhydypenau Farm, Bow Street. BY the request of numerous friends has been in- duced to take a VALUER'S LICENCE, and he will be happy to attend to the commands of gentlemen leaviMf their farms or requiring a Valuer's services con- nectea with land or stock. LITHOFRAOTEUR. THE Safest and most Powerful Explosive in use. -L Patented and Manufactured by Messrs. Krebs Bros. and Co., of London and Cologne on Rhine, who have ap- pointed Messrs. VIVIAN & CO., Of Portmadoc, Carnarvonshire, To represent them in the Principality. LITHOFRACTEUR Will rend more rock than any other Explosive, Is equally powerful whether used in wet or dry ground, Will fill any size or shape of borehole, Has no noxious fumes, Has never caused an accident, Is stronger, safer, and healthier to use than any other Explosive. For Terms apply to VIVIAN & Co., Portmadoc, who are also prepared to supply Portable and Fixed Steam Engines for Winding, Pumping, and General Purposes Rock Drills and Com- pressors, by the best makers; Haggie's Steel and Iron Wire Ropes Cast Steel Wheels; Best Drill and Jumper Steel; General Mining and Quarry Plant, &c., &c. Agents for Whittle's Orion Gas Oil Lamps, equal in light to gas; no chimney, wick, or trimming. TO COAL MERCHANTS. CELEBRATED EAGLE COAL! HOT. FREE. CLEAN. DURABLE. To be had only from- J. H. MCHOLS, Sandfield House, Newton-le-Willows, LANCASHIRE. AN INDIAN OR NORTHPERSIAN CARPET FOR 10/6. I MEASURING 6 FEET. BY 3! FEET. A LARGE NUMBER OF THESE CARPETS AT THE ABOVE PRICE. E. & JTJONES, UPHOLSTERERS, OSWESTRY. CRETONNES. NEW DESIGNS FOR CURTAINS AND COVERS, 6d., 7d., 8d. TO 1/. PER YARD. PATTERNS SENT ON APPLICATION TO E. & J. JONES, UPHOLSTERERS, OSWESTRY. BRUSSELS CARPETS. REDUCTION IN PRICE 2/11 TO 3/9 PER YARD. PATTERNS SENT ON APPLICATION TO « E. & J. JONES, UPHOLSTERERS, OSWESTRY. THE GOSSIPING GUIDE to Wales Contained last year OVER 50 PAGES of various Advertisements, Including those OF ABOUT SIXTY HOTELS, Among which were Many of the Leading Hotels OF NORTH WALES And on the Borders Besides those of LODGMNCS AND TRADES. Advertisements for the 1879 Edition are now received by WOODALL & VENABLES, Publishers, Oswestry. BUSINESS ADDRESSES. -V" FOR YOU TO READ! At the request of numerous customers, I have decided (along with my Ironmongery Business) to keep a TINMAN WORKING ON THE PREMISES. Having all the materials in stock, I shall be able to do all kinds of REPAIRING, such as Soldering Ashpans, Lamps, Brass and Zinc Door-steps, &c., and NEW WORK, at the most reasonable charges and on the shortest notice. DAVID ELLIS, IRONMONGER (Opposite the Police Station), ABERYSTWYTH. ELIJAH FINCH, TAILOR, No. 4, CAMBRIAN PLACE, ABERYSTWYTH. Gentlemen's own Materials made up.—Repairs, Scouring, and Cleaning done on the shortest notice. BUY YOUR BOOTS'FROM THE MANUFACTURERS. R. & J. DICK, BEING one of the LARGEST MANUFAC .D TURERS of BOOTS & SHOES In the World, the Public may Depend, when purchasing their Goods, that they receive the BEST VALUE THEY POSSIBLY CAN HAVE FOR THEIR MONEY. All their Goods warranted, and any Boots not wearin a reasonable time will be repaired free of charge. BRANCH ESTABLISHMENTS IN ALMOST EVERY TOWN IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. WORKS—GLASGOW AND BIRMINGHAM. WAREHOUSES—LONDON AND MANCHESTER. NOTE THE ADDRESS IN THIS DISTRICT:- 16, GREAT DARKGATE-STREET, ABERYSTWYTH; MAENGWYN-STREET, MACHYNLLETH HIGH-STREET, LAMPETER; VICTORIA BUILDINGS, DOLGELLEY. CHURCH-STREET, BARMOUTH; MUSIC WAREHOUSE, TERRACE ROAD, ABERYSTWYTH. PIANOFORTES AND HARMONIUMS FOR SALE OR HIRE. W. K. WHEATLEY & SONS -0 HAVE now on View (inspection invited) the Paris -Ll Exhibition Model American Organ, by Mason and Hamlin, 13 stops, knee swells, .Price 34 guineas. Hillier's New Model American Organ, nine stops and knee swell 28 guineas, The New Model Walnut and Gold Piano, seven octaves, ivory keys, truss legs, by Dodson, from Collard and Collard's. 35 guineas Walnut Cottage Piano, 7 octaves, by Dodson, from Collard and Collard's 22 guineas. A Stock of Pianos by Brinsmead, Kirkman, Metzler, and other makers, procured if not in stock, at London prices; Alexandre's Harmoniums, and Wheatley and Sons' Organ Harmoniums, from 5 guineas. Fov Price, Excellence of Manufacture and Quality of Tone Unequalled. INSTRUMENTS MAY BE HAD ON THE HIRE AND PURCHASE SYSTEM OF MONTHLY PAYMENTS. A Large Stock of Ocarinas from lR. 9d.; Concertinas 3s.; banjos, 5s.: violins, 4s. 6d.; cornets, 25s.; and Musical Instrument Strings and Fittings of every description. New and Popular Music from 3d. a copy; also the popular Copyright Music. Orders for Pianoforte and Harmonium Tuning, within thirty miles of Aberystwyth, will receive the attention of W. R. WHEATLEY. Teacher and TuneV from Messrs. John Brinsmead and Sons, London. Testimonials for Tuning from Brinley Richards, Esq., and other eminent musicians. ASTHMA,-COUGH,-BRONCHITIS. CIGARS 0 E JOY GIVES INSTANTANEOUS RELIBF in the worst cases of ASTHMA COUGH, BRONCHITIS, AND SHORTNESS OI* BREATH,' and may be used by the moat delicate patients withou the least inconvenience, as they contain no sub- stance capable of deranging the system. a Price 2s 6. per box, or seven boxes 15s., free by post ~n raript of P^O.O. to WILCOX & Co., 336, OXFOfe- STREJBT, LONDON, and through all Chemists. None genuine unless signed on the box E. W. WILCOX." EDUCATION. BRYNARYOR SCHOOL, TOWYN. PRINCIPAL :— Mr. EDWIN JONES, M.R.C.P., Assisted by qualified RESIDENT MASTERS for Classics, English, Mathematics, Modem Languages, Music, &c. BRYNARVOR HALL, commodious and well- fitted, has been specially erected for the accommoda- tion and tuition of boarders. It is beautifully situated in an eminently healthy locality, with extensive playgrounds, cricket field, and gardens attached, altogether making the finest and most desirable school premises in the Princi- pality. Pupils are prepared for the various examinations con- nected with the universities and colleges, for the teamed professions, banking and commercial pursuits. Classes are held in connection with the Science and Art Department, the examinations being held in May in each it at. The school year consists of three Terms. FOR TERMS, &c., APPLY TO THE PRINCIPAL. Duties will be RESUMED on January 20th, 1879. ARDWYN SCHOOL, ABERYSTWYTH. Head Master-The Rev. LLEWELYN EDWARDS, M.A., of Lincoln College, Oxford, and Graduate in Classical Honours. Second Master-J. F. TYE, Esq. Mr. Tye has recently passed the First Examination for the B.A. Degree in the University of London. Third Master—L. PROSSER, Esq., C.M., M.R.C.P. Fourth Master—W. L. HAWKINS, Esq., A.A. TERMS:— For Boarders.from 40 to 45 guineas per annum Day Scholars. 6 „ 8 „ The next Term begins Sept. 9th, 1878. The Ardwyn School Scholarship of E20 to be competed for at the next examination of the University College of Wales. Also a 25 scholarship for the best boy who enters. The School re-opens on Monday, January 20th, 1879. DRAWING SCHOOL, QUEEN'S ROAD, ABER- YSTWYTH. REEHAND, Model Drawing, and the Antique, F on Tuesday and Friday forenoons. Painting in oil or water on Mondays, from ten till twelve. Children's classes on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. Addi- tional classes may be formed and private lessons given, if desired. Particulars as to terms, &cc; on application to Miss VERNON DAVYS. Next term commences on the 13th January, at Hardwicke House, Queen's Road. MAENGWYN GRAMMAR SCHOOL. MACHYNLLETH. Conducted by Mr. J. OWEN, late Inspector of Schools for the British and Foreign School Society and Tutor at the Society's Training College, Swansea. Terms and prospectuses may be had on application. School will RE-OPEN on Tuesday, January 21st, 1879. ABERYSTWYTH 'GRAMMAR SCHOOL. FOUNDED IN 1812. Trustees-Rev. Canon Phillips, Sir Pryse Pryse, Bart., Thomas Bonsall, Esq., Rev. John Pugh, Vaughan Davies, Esq., and George Williams, Esq. Head Master—EDWARD JONES, Government Science Master (in honours of the University of London, and First B.A.) Out of a single class in this school, at an examination held in connection with South Kensington, 6 passed, one only failing, five gained Queen's prizes for mathematics. One of these, direct from this school, was senior Optime in 1878. Another was Wrangler in 1879. Two gained Scholarships of B80 a year, tenable for 5 years, at Jesus College, Oxford; the other came out first m the first class at the Training College, Bangor. For a list of successes at Lampeter and other colleges, the preliminary examinations, the banks, &c., and for reports of examiners, apply to the HEADMASTER, Jasper House, Aberystwyth. The Headmaster receives a few boarders Terms, 40 guineas a year; no extras. The Head Master receives a few boarders.' BRIGHTON HOUSE, ABERYSTWYTH. PREPARATORY SCHOOL FOR YOUNG BOYS. LADY-PRINCIPAL—MRS. H. N. GRIMLEY, Assisted by Resident Masters and Governesses. THE First Term for 1879 Commences on Tuesday, the 21st of January. Prospectuses may be had on application to Mrs. GRISTLEY, Brighton House, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth. "GWELL DYSG NA GOLUD." LADIES' COLLEGIATE SCHOOL JLJ ABERYSTWYTH. Principal, Mrs. E. MARIE JONES, (F. C. College, Glasgow). Pupils are prepared for the Local, the Civil Service and the Training Colleges Preliminary Examinations. Arithmetic, English Grammar, and Analysis—Rev. E. P. Jones, M.A. History, Geography, and Literature-Mrs. Jones. Latin, Bible History, and Domestic Economy—Mrs. E. Marie Jones. French Italian, and Calisthenics-Signorina Chambeand. Geology, Botany, and Astronomy—Mrs. Jones. Music—Miss Turner and Signorina Chambeand. Drawing, Painting, and Book-keeping—Mrs. Joses. Elocution Mrs. E. M. Jones (late pupil of Harcourt Beatty, Prof. of Elocution at Glasgow University). A TRAINING CLASS FOR GOVERNESSES. SEVERN GROVE ACADEMY, LLANIDLOES.. A DAY" and BOARDING SCHOOL for yotuiir ladies and gentlemen. PRINCIPAL: MR. HUGH JERMAN, M.C.P., C.M. Certificated by the Society of Arts and the Science and Art Department, Prizeman and Medalist of the National and other Eisteddfodau, late seven years Master of the Well Grammar School. Modern Languages taught by a thoroughly qualified Assistant. The young ladies are in a separate apartment, under Mrs. Jerman's supervision. PupUs prepared for the University, Law, Medical, Civil Service, College of Preceptors, and other Examina- tions. Re-union, January 21st. Prospectuses on application. THE ABERYSTWYTH COMMERCIAL AND GRAMMAR SCHOOL. Conducted by Mr. T. OWENS, C.M. (in honours of the London University, and late Scholar of the University College of Wales). Pupils prepared for Commercial Pursuits, for the Civil Service, for the learned Professions, for the Universities, and for the various Training and Theological Colleges. Special attention paid to English and Commercial Training at moderate charges. Terms may be had on application. The school opens on MONDAY, SEPT. 23rd, 1878. 16, Queen's-street, Aberystwyth. ABERYSTWYTH.—CAERLEON HOUSE. SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES. PRINCIPAL-M r S S TRUBSHAW. Assisted by Masters, and Resident Foreign and English Governesses. Pupils prepared for the Oxford and Cambridge local exi aminations. Duties will pe re-commenced (DV.,) on Monday, Jan- uary 27th, 1879. For Terms, &c., apply to the Principal. BORTH PRACTICAL NAVIGATION SCHOOL for Mates, Masters, and Extra Masters.—Con- ducted by J. JONES, Tymawr. CRICCIETH GRAMMAR SCHOOL, NORTH WALES. Head Master :-Rev. W. I. FRANCIS, B.A. (Oxon), late Open Exhibitioner of Jesus College, Chaplain of Tre- madoc Church. THIS School is designed to afford a liberal educa- tion adapted to prepare pupils for the public schools and universities, and for entering-upon commercial pnr- suits. The Head Master receives a limited number ef BOARDERS into his house. The term commences Monday, January 27th, 1879. Prospectus, &c., on application to Rev. W. I. FRANCIS, Tremadoc, N. Wales. RICHARD ELLIS, Unicorn Lane, Dolgelley, GENERAL BILL STICKER, POSTER MESSENGER, &0. Contracts may be made with Auctioneers and Publishers NOVELTIES FOR CHRISTMAS f S; N. COOKE IS now showing a large variety of FANCY ARTICLES, suitable for CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S GIFTS. Also New Designs in Fancy Needlework. BASKETS, WORK-CASKS, ALBUMS, Ac, Ac. An allowance of n per cent. will be made'on all Beady money Purchases for Bazaars or Fancy Sales. 35, Pier-street, ABERYSTWYTH-