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I 11 -LL IMPORTANT NOTICE. JJELICIOUS JJAYPOLE TO UTTER NOW ONLY lid. PER LB. MAYPOLE BUTTER, lid. PER LB. MAYPOLE BUTTER, lid. PER LB. V DIRECT FROM DAIRIES — FINEST QUALITY PROCURABLE. FRESH CHURNED MARGARINE, 4D., (JD. & 8D.. PER LB. Guaranteed to give Satisfaction. BRANCHES IN ALL LARGE TOWNS. London Offices: ELDON STREET, E.C. NOTE THE ADDRESS— MAYPOLE DAIRY COMPANY, 83A, TAFF STREET, PONTYPRIDD. 1735 U" WE SUPPLY ALL THE BEST C Y C L E S IN THE DISTRICT. HAMMOND ENGINEERING Co., MORGAN STREET, PONTYPRIDD, Agents for RALEIGHS, ROVEBS, and other First-class, Machines, Autocars, &a. REPAIRS DONE AT MODERATE PRICES. 3281 Public Notices. TEETH! GENUINE & PAINLESS TEETH: AMERICAN DENTISTRY. The AMERICAN DENTISTS' Co., Regd., LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. W. ADAMS, R. D.S., ENG. 4, QUEEN STREET, CARDIFF. 1 ATTENDANCE DAILY—10 to 8. COMPLETE SET— TEETH. ONE GUINEA. TEETH. Guaranteed for Six Years. TEETH Single Tooth—2s. 0d. TEETH. Genuine Treatment. TEETH. Prize Medal Teeth. TEETH. All Work by Skilled Mechanics. TEETH. Consultations Free. RAILWAY FARES ALLOWED, Note Well our only Addresses, CARDIFF-4, Queen Street: Attendance Daily-tOto 8 NEWPORT-20, High Street: Every Saturday-10 to 6 MERTHYR—67, High St.: Every Friday, 10 to 5. PONTYPRIDD-19, Market Square: Every Wednesday, 10 to 6. All Consultations Free. Write for Pamphlet. TEETH. TEETH. TEETH. TEETH. 2530 TEETH. W. C. PEACE, BEDWELLTY HOUSE, 78, QUEEN STREET, CARDIFF. SUMMER STOCK OF BOOTS & SHOES AT MODERATE PRICES. 3190o SAM GRIFFITHS, 13, YORK pLACE, BARRY, HOUSE, LAND, ESTATE AND INSURANCE AGENT. SHOPS, VILLAS AND COTTAGES In desirable positions to Let and for Sale. BUILDING SITES TO* LET WIrHIN EASY DISTANCE TO THE DOCKS. Mortgages negotiated. Rents personally collected. -Reference:-London & Provincial Bank, Barry. 3370 *ire ojt. SUN INSURANCE OFFICE. *OED Sum insured in 1896 £388,952,800 For all particulars apply to the following Agents :— PONTYPRIDD: Mr W. D. HODGES, Metropolitan Bank. Mr W. WILLIAMS, Market Square Chambers. 2702 H.A YMA.S BALSAM OF HOREHOUUND. JUL The most certain and speedy Remedy, "MOST HEALING Cough Mixture I ever tried." STOPS COLD "CURED MY COLD. I heartily recommend it," 1 ■ HsfeM wafelflBl GOOD NIGHT'S REST. My Cough gone." CURES COUGH HAYMANS BALSAM OF HOREHOUND. Invaluable and safe in the Nursery. "USED WITH MY CHILDREN with marked good." A. HAYMkN 4' c0-f 15- ALBEMARLE ST. E.C. i5 ^VOMEN's" AILMENTS. IRREGULARITIES, &c.-A Lady, having tried in Jt, vain every advertised remedy, has at last dis- covered a Simple Cure, which will act in a few hours no matter how stubborn the case. Bona-fide sufferers can get it FREE OF CHARGE by enctosing stamped env<' e. Don't experiment with Worthless Pills, ¡ ?> Cones, and other injurious nostrums. Write .it once wifli full HOPE A.VD CONFIDENCE to Mrs E. E. ST. CLAIR, 46, Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, London. g099 I —— ——- Public Notices. I' 7 JOSIAH JJILL, Having resigned his position as Manager of The Pontypridd Debt Collecting and Purchase Company, Limited, WILL CONTINUE BUSINESS on his own account as Accountant, Purchaser of Book Debts, &c., at CHURCH STREET, PONTYPRIDD. I 3391 V ESSAY ON TEA. I They say that Tea comes from INDIA, CHINA, and an Island called CEYLON, but my mother says THE BEST TEA SHE EVER BOUGHT is the MOUNTAIN GROWTH sold by WILLIAMS, WAIN HOUSE, TONYPANDY. ESTABLISHED 1876. [3420 EAST QLAMORGAN AGRICULTURAL gOCIETY. PRESIDENT: L. GORDON LENOX, ESQ., J.P. THE Society's Eighth Annual Show will be held J. on the Ynysangharad Grounds (by kind per- mission of the President), on Thursday, Sept. 9th, The most popular provincial Show in the kingdom. Horses (open jumping and other classes), Cattle oheep, Pigs, Dogs, Poultry, Pigeons, Fruit, Flowers, Vegetables, Dairy Produce, Ac., &c. Great Shoeing, Timbering, and Ambulance Com- petitions. Immense Horse Rings. Considerably over 1000 entries last year. Arrangements are being made for 10,000 visitors. Schedules from Messrs Edgar Treharne or T. R. Phillips, local secretaries. For space for torments, &c., apply Secretary, Caerphilly. ^J 342/' CROSS KEY'S HOTEL, MARKET STREET, NEWPORT, MON. QCMMERCIAL Gentlemen and Visitors to Newport v will fand at this Hotel all THE COMFORTS OF A HOME. Moderate Charges. Breakfasts, Luncheons, Meat Teas, &c., ready at a moments notice. Fish, Steaks, and Chops at very short notice. Wines, Spirits, and Liquers of best quality. Large Parties catered for prices on application. Well air'd Beds. R.A.O.B. S. G. HOBBS, 3356 PROPRIETOR. MARINE HOTEL, BARRY ISLAND, FIRST-CLASS HOTEL WITH EVERY ACCOMMODATION. Billiards and Good Stabling. Good Bathing on Sandy Beach at Whitmore Bay. Large and Small Parties catered for. A Large Refreshment Room has now been added. Proprietors EVERSHED VINE & CO. 2007d T. JONES, THE OLD BRIDGE STORES, PONTYPRIDD, Keeps the BEST SELECTION of ENGLISH & FOREIGN FRUITS In Town. Also all kinds of FISH in see son at Lowest Possible Prices. All Orders promptly attended to. 1450 Public Notices. THE WEST END TAILORS IN DUKE ST. (Facing St. John's Square.) The Only (Bona Fide) West End Tailoring Establishment Out of London for High-Class Tailoring I At Up-to-Date Prices. LADY'S COAT A SAVING AND OF SKIRTS 25 TO MEASURE PER CENT. AT JE3 3s. GUARANTEED. Fit and Finish to Perfection. PATTERNS SENT POST FREE. Telegraphic Address— I West of England Branch Revolution," Cardiff. I 3 st Telephone 834. | BRISTOL. Telephone 834. ) BRISTOL. 3359 THE MAERDY PRIZE DRAWING, MA2 RDYI WE beg to apologise to those interested in the above Drawing for the following numbers being incorrectly published in the "Free Press" of the 7th inst., viz., 7600, 1929, 3385, 611. The correct numbers are as follow: 7000, 4929, 3685, 2611. On behalf of the Committee, LEMUEL DAVIES, Secretary (next door to Bridgend Inn), Pontygwaith. 2416 COOMBES' RESTAURANT, PONTYPRIDD. CYITELIR CYFARFOD Yn y lie ucbod NOS LUN, y 16eg CYFISOL, pan y dwgwyhr presenoldeb Arweinyddion Corau Ponty- pridd a'r ardaioedd, a rhoddir gwahoddiad cynhes i bawb sydd yn teimlo dyddordeb yn ein symudiadau cenedlaethol i to-i yn bresenol. Y mater dan sylw yn benaf fydd yr Eisteddfod Oenedlaethol mewn cysylltiad a phrif uodweddion y Genedl. "Y Ddraig Groch a Ddyry Gychwyn." PORTHCAWL FLOWER SHOW. THE Second Annual SHOW (under the auspices of the Chamber of Trade), will be held at Porthcawl on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18th, 1897. 0 A fj IN PRIZES, for Fruit, Vegetables, Dairy <= £ • M Produce, Pigeons, Rabbits, Show open to subscribers of 2s. ôd. and upwards, at 1 o'clock. PEICES; From 2 o'clock till 5 o'clock, Is. Od.; from 5 o'clock till 8 o'clock, Cd. For Schedules, containing full particulars, apply Mr. WM. J. PHILLIPS, Hon. Sec., Newton, Porthcawl, R.S O. 3379 TREHERBERT EXHIBITION OVER 700 ENTRIES IN DOGS AND POULTRY ALONE. Thursday Next, August 19th, 1897. DOGS, POULTRY, CAGE-BIRDS & RABBITS! Fanciers should come together in crowds. Tho Volunteer Band will play on the ground during the whole day. PUBLIC LUNCHEON ON THE GROUNDS AT 1.30. Timbering Competition to start at 2 o'clock sharp. STALL GROUND TO LET-APPLY TO DAVID WILLIAMS, Saddler. 3429 THE PONTYPRIDD MARKETS, FAIRS, AND TOWN HALL COMPANY. NOTICE is hereby given that the Ordinary Half- yearly Meeting of this Company will be holden at the Company's Office, Town Hall Chambers, Pontypridd, on Wednesday, 25th day of August, 1897, at 5.30 p.m. Notice is hereby further given that the Transfer Books of the Company will be closed from this date until after the said meeting. By order, H. S. DAVIES, Town Hall Chambers, Secretary. Pontypridd, August loth, 1897. 3431 CHANGE OF NAME. RHONDDA URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL, Formerly, THE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF YSTIUDVFODWG, TACTICS is hereby given that on the 30th day of July, 1897, the Urban District Council of Ystrad- yfodwg, in pursuance of Section 55, Sub-section (3) of the Local Government Act, 1894. with the sanction of the Glamorgan County Council dated the 3rd day of July, 1897, unanimously resolved that the name of the Council and the name of the District be changed, and that in future the name of the Council shall be the Rhondda Urban District Council," and the name of the District, •' Rhondda Urban District. By order of the Council, WALTER H. MORGAN, Treforest, Glam. Clerk; 10th August, 1897, 3430 FOR CHOICE HOME-MADE CAKE GO TO WAIN HOUSE, COURT STREET, TONYPANDY. ESTABLISHED 1876. 3434 Shipping Notices. Lowest Fares TO & FROM AAIERICA, AUSTRALIA, CANADA,SOUTH AFRICA and for all Classes. Life and Baggage Insured. Passengers met at the various ports and conducted to the steamers. Friends advised of their arrival at destination free of cost. ONE POUND will secure berth, balance can be paid any time before leaving. All intending passengers are advised to get their tickets from J. ROBERTS, Passenger Agent, 24, High street, Pontypridd. Parcels sent to all parts of the world. Satisfaction guaranteed. Prompt! Reliable Confidential! N.B.—Send stamped and addressed envelop'; for reply. [606 SSL F3 S9.<-4 Not if you use DALES fcMJP GOLD MEDAL DUBBIN y|(H to your Boots. It's a W H "gOff Hfaf wonderful water-proofer ™ Softens and preserves leather, gives new life; H" 80& awards at22 Exhibitions. Tins, 2d., Cd., lj-, and 2/6 of Bootmakers, Saddlers, Ironmongers, etc. 2329 Excursions. ARDIFF AND BRISTOL. "THE MARCHIONESS." AUGUST. From Bute Docks, Car- ) From Bathurst Basin, diff, to Bristol. ) Bristol to Cardiff. I (From C.B. 15m. later) 14 Saturday (Evening 14aSatur.8.15 morn Excur.).5. Oafter and .8.15 after 16 Monday (Whole-day IGaMonday 9.30 morn Excur.) 7. 0 morn (C.B.) .8.30 after (To C.B.) Evening Excur 6. 0 after 17 Tuesday (Whole-day 17aTues 10. Omorn Excur.), 7. 0 morn (C.B.) & 8.45 after (To C.B.' Evening Excur.), 6.30 after 18aWednes.7.15 morn 18 Wed., 10.30 morn 18aWednes.7.15 morn 18 Wed., 10.30 morn 19aThursday, 7.30 „ 19 Thurs.,11. 0 20 Friday 8. 0 „ 20 Fri.11.30 „ (a) To and Fro. FARES :—After Cabin (single), 2s 6d; To and Fro (available for Seven Days), 4s Fore Cabin (single), Is 6d To and Fro (available for Seven Days), 2s 6d. JOHN THOMAS, Agent, 3259 Packet Office, Bute Docks, Cardiff. P. & A. CAMPBELL, LIMITED. DAILY SERVICE between CARDIFF and WESTON by the WAVERLEY (weather and circumstances permitting). AUGUST. Leave CARDIFF. I Leave WESTON. Sat. 14—*9, 9.20,10.45 Sat. 14—*9.45, 10.5 am a.m 4.30, *5.30, *6.30 *4 0, 5 15, *7.0, *7.15, *7.45, 8.15 p.m. *8.45, 9.0 p.m. Mon. 16—*7.45, 9.30, Mon. 16—*8.30, *10.5 11.30 a.m, 6.30 p.m. a.m., 5.10, 8.15 p.m. Tues. 17—*9.15, 10.45 Tuec. 17—*9.55, *11.30 a.m., 12.20, 7.0 p.m. a m. 6.0, 8.45 p.m. Wed. 18-9.15, 11 a.m I Wed. IS—*10 0, 11.45 1.0, 7.0 p.m. a.m., 6.0, 8.45 p.m. Thur. 19-9.20, 11.15 Thur. 10—* 10.5 a.m 12 a.m, 1.20, 7.30 p.m. noon, 6-30, 8.15 p.m. Frid. 20—9.20, 11.30 Frid. 20—*10.5am 12.15 a.m., 2.15, 7.45 p.m. 6.45, 8.30 p.m. The steamer leaves Penarth Pier Ten Minutes after leaving Cardiff except trips marked SPECIAL SAILINGS. THURSDAY, August 12th. AFTERNOON TRIP TO MINEHEAD (VIA WESTON). Leave Cardiff, 3.0 p.m. Minehead, 7.15 p.m.; Weston, 9.0 p.m. MOONLIGHT TRIP ROUND THE LIGH TSHIP AND BELL BUOY. Leave Cardiff 8.0 p.m.; returning 10.0 p.m. Fares, Is. saloon and 6d. fore-deck. FRIDAY, August 13th. CLEVEDON AND CHEPSTOW (VIA WESTON). Leave Cardiff, 4.0 p.m. Chepstow, 7.30 p.m.; Clevedon, 8.30 p.m. Weston, 9.15 p.m. EVENING TRIP TO CLEVEDON. Leave Penarth, 5.40 p.m.; Cardiff, 6.0 p.m. Clevedon, 8.30 p.m. Fare, Is. MOONLIGHT TRIP ROUND THE HOLMS. Leave Cardiff, 8.30 p.m.; return about 10.0 p.m. Fares, Is. saloon and 6d. fore-deck. SATURDAY, August 14th. BRISTOL. Leave Cardiff 4 45 p.m., Bristol 9.0 p.m. EVENING TRIP TO BRISTOL. Leave Cardiff 6.30 p.m., Bristol 9.0 p.m. REGULAR SERVICE TO AND FROM CARDIFF AND PENARTH TO LYN- MOUTH AND ILFRACOMBE By the magnificent Saloon Steamers BRITAN- NIA, CAMBRIA, WESTWARD HO, &c. AUGUST. Leave CARDIFF. I Leave ILFRACOMBE. Satur.-14 9.45 am I Satur.-14 4. 0 pm Mon.-16 .10. 0 am Mon.-16 5. 0 pm Tues.-17 10. 0 am I Tues.—17 5.45 pm Wed.—18 .10. 0 am 1 Wed.-18 5. 0 pm Thuf.-19. 930 am Thur.—19 5. 0 pm Fri.-20 9.30 am | Fri.-20 5.30 pm SPECIAL CHEAP THROUGH TARES TO DEVON- AND CORNWALL, In conjunction with the London and South- western Railway Company. For further particulars, fares, &o., see bills. A limited number of Season Tickets are now being issued. For further particulars apply Mr WM. GUY, 3284 70A, Bute-street, Cardiff. J^O RNA DOONE COMPANY, DAILY SERVICE BETWEEN CARDIFF AND WEB rON (Calling at Penarth) by the favourite steam ers, LORNA DOONE, SCOTIA. &c. Wind, weather, and circumstances permitting. AUGUST. Leave CARDIFF. I Leave WESTON. gat. 14 — *7.10, 9.15 Sat. 14 —*8.0, 10.10 a.m., 4.30, 6 30 p.m. a.m., *5.30, 8 30 p.m. Mon. 16 -9.20, 11.20; Mon. 16—*10 20 a.m., a.m., 6.15, 8.15 p.m. I *4.50, *7.15,9.15 pm Tues. 17- 9.20, 11.20 Tues. 17—*10.10 a.m., a.m., 6.30, 8.30 p.m. J 5.15, 7.30, 9.30 p.m. Wed. 18-9.20,11.20 am Wed. 18—*10.10 a.m., 1.20,7.15 p.m. I *12 noon,6.0,8.45 pm Thur. 19-9.0, 11.20am | Thur. 19—*10.10 a.m., 1.20,8.0 p.m. | *2.10,6.30, 9.15 p.m. Calling at Penarth Pier ten minutes later than Cardiff except steamers marked thus SPECIAL SAILINGS. THURSDAY, AUGUST 12th. LYNMOUTH and ILFRACOMBE. Leave Cardiff, 9.20; Penarth, 9.30 a.m. Ilfracombe, 2.45; Lynmouth, 3.20 p.m. ALL DAY TRIP to CLEVEDON. Leave Cardiff 8.0; Penarth, 8.10 a.m. Clevedon, 2.0 and 8.20 p.m. AFTERNOON TRIP CLEVEDON, PORTIS- HEAD, and CHEPSTOW.—Leave Cardiff, 3.20; Penarth, 3.30 Chepstow, 7.0 Portishead, 7.50; Clevedon, 8.20 p.m. EVENING TRIP to CLEVEDON. Leave Penarth, 5.0 Cardiff, 5.15 Clevedon, 8.20 p.m. Fare, Is. EVENING CRUISE. Leave Cardiff, «.0 Penarth, 8.10; arriving back about 10.0 p.m. Return Fare Saloon, Is. Fore Deck, 6d. Also SINGLE TRIP to BRISTOL. Leave Cardiff, 5.15 p.m. FRIDAY, AUGUST 13th. LYNMOUTH and ILFRACOMBE. Leave Cardiff, 9 30; Penarth; 9.40 a.m. Ilfracombe, 3.45; Lynmouth, 4.20 p.m. MUMBLES.—Leave Cardiff, 9.30 Penarth, 9.40 a.m.; Mumbles 3.0 p.m. EVENING CRUISE ROUND THE STEEP AND FLAT HOLMES. — Leave Cardiff, 7.0 Penarth, 7.10; arriving back about 9.30 p.m. Return Fare Saloon, Is.; Fore Deck 6d. SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th. LYNMOUTH and ILFRACOMBE. Leave Cardiff, 9.30; Penarth 9.40 a.m. Ilfracombe, 3.45, Lynmouth, 4.20 p.m. DAY TRIP to MINEHEAD.—Leave Cardiff, 7.0; Penarth, 7.10 a.m. Minehead, 8.15 p.m. HALF-HOLIDAY TRIP to MINEHEAD.— Leave Cardiff, 4.30; Penarth, 4.45 Minehead, 8.15 p.m. EVENING CRUISE to WESTON. Leave Cardiff, 6.30; Penarth, 6.40; Weston 8.30 p.m. ^SINGLE TRIP to CLEVEDON and BRISTOL.— Leave Cardiff G.15 p.m. For Further Particulars apply to J. and M. Gunn and Co., 11, Mount Stuart-square, or to the Agent, A. LOWICK 3260 Box Office, Pier-head, Cardiff. THE GLAMORGAN F'R pRESS 1' IS THE BEST FAMILY PAPER, Sales by Auction. On TUESDAY AND THURSDAY, AUGUST 17th and 19th, commencing at Two o'clock precisely each day. IMPORTANT TO PARTIES FURNISHING. MESSRS. J. G. MADDOX & SON will SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION, at their SALE ROOMS, 25, DUKE STREET, CARDIFF, on the above dates, an immense assemblage of very superior HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE (Removed from various residences for absolute sale), including :— Valuable Pianofortes, Hardwood Bedroom Suites complete, 6ft and 4ft Wardrobes, Pairs of Handsome Toilets, Iron and Brass Bedsteads, several excellent Carpets, Fenders, Brasses, superior Drawing and Dining-room Suites, Rose- wood and Walnut Cabinets, 6ft. and 5ft. Side- boards, Book-cases, Dining and Occasional Tables, Walnut and Gilt Overmantels, &c., &c., in all about 400 lots each day. On view day prior to aad morning of each day's sale. Ar- rangements made to pack and forward all goods purchased by country buyers. The Goods can be purchased any day privately if desired. Complete or Part Houses of Furniture Bought for Cash. Sales and Valuation of every descrip- tion undertaken. For Terms, apply at the Auction Rooms, as above. Established 1860. 2756 ANGEL HOTEL YARD, WESTGATE STREET, CARDIFF. MONTHLY SALE OF HORSES, CARRIAGES, HARNESS, &c. MESSRS. BAILEY & GILLER will hold 1TJL their next Sale in the above Yard on August 19th. Gentlemen are invited to enter their Lots as early as possible to ensure due publicity. Terms and Entry Forms on application at the Auctioneers' Offices, 3, Castle-street, Cardiff or at the Sale Yard. 3402 Eisteddfodau. CALFARIA, WATTSTOWN. CYNELIR YR EISTEDDFOD FLYNYDDOL YN Y LLE UCHOD GWYL MABON, HYDREF 4ydd, 1897. Arweinydd-Mcredydd, Ysw., M.E., Wattstown. Beirniaid-Y Gerddoriaetli: Rhedynog Price, Ysw., G.T.S.C., Caerdydd Yr Amrywiaeth: T. Drew, Ysw. (Y Dryw), Tylorstown. ——— 2 s. c. I'r cor, heb fod dan 45 mewn rhif, a gano yn oreu Blodeuyn Bach wyf ti mewn Gardd (G. Gwent), Gwobr 5 0 0 Parti o Feibion, heb fod dan 20 mewn rhif, a gano yn oreu Myfanwy (Dr Parry). Gwobr 1 10 0 Cor o Blant a gano yn oreu "Onward" (Choral Anthems). Gwobr 2 0 0 Ceir y manylion ar y Programme, yr hwn sydd i'w cael oddiwrth yr Ysgrifenydd, D. R. DAVIES, 3428 21, Bailey Street, Wattstown. EISTEDDFOD DREFACH-VELINDRF, AWST 18fed, 1897. Prif Ddarn Corawl-" Briton's Rejoice" (Jenkins), X55. Parti Gwrywaid—" Llewellyn ein Llyw Olaf (T. Price), X30. Awdl—Y Tair Gardd Eden,Gethsemane a Gardd Joseph, X7, a Chadair gwerth X3. Pryddest a Chofiant i'r diweddar Barch- edig W. E. Jeffreys, Saron, X5 5s. a Choron gwerth X2 2s. D. JENKINS, v J.LEWIS, j Ys«' 3060 Veliudre, Llandyssul. TUDOR HALL, FERNDALE. A GRAND EISTEDDFOD on MiBON'S MONDAY, November 1st, 1897. Adjudicators :—Wm. Thomas, Esq., Treorky T. Young, Esq., Blaina; and J. Probert Evans, Ferndale. Chief Choral, "Tro ataf, a thrugarha (J. R. Lewis) prize, f5 and a beautiful Medal. Also 10s 61 will be given for the Trio. Juvenile Parties, to number 12, and under 14 years of age prize 10s, and a challenge Silver Cup. Brass Band Competition, JC14 in prizes. Champion Marching Contest, prize, Silver Medal for each player. Send for Programmes at once to the Secretary, n. T. RICHARDS, 3397 7, Lake Street.

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