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MAYPOLE BUTTER IS STILL THE BEST. DELICIOUS, FRESH AND PURE. MAYPOLE BUTTER IS STILL THE BEST. DELICIOUS, FRESH AND PURE. 1 DELICIOUS Fresh Churned Margarine, 4d., 6d. & 8d per lb. GUARANTEED TO GIVE SATISFACTION. NOTE THE ADDRESS— MAYPOLE DAIRY COMPANY, L TD., 83A, TAFF STREET, PONTYPRIDD. HEAD OFFICIC-41, BISHOPSGATE STREET WITHOUT, LONDON, E.C. Branches in Newport, Swansea, Merthyr, and all large towns. 1786 HAVE YOU A BROTHER? or a Sister, or a Father, or a Mother, or Uncle, or Aunt, or Cousin, or any other Relative or Friend to whom you really desire to do a Good Turn ? If so, use your best endeavours with them to give up paying old- fashioned High Prices for goods of sometimes doubtful quality, and advise them in future to buy all from THOMAS & EVANS and save money. For this they will be ever thankful to yeu and consider that you have really done them a GOOD SERVIbE as, having a very large turnover, all goods may be relied upon to be always fresh here. HANNAH STREET, PORTH AND BRANCHES. 4373 10,000 Christmas Presents, amour: dug at ordinary Retail Price to WILL BE GIVEN AWAY ALSO £100 IN FREE MONEY PRIZES, AS FOLLOWS: 1st Prize, .£50; 2nd Prize, £251 3rd Prize, 115 4t4 Prize, 110 NO ENTRANCE FEE WHATEVER. The above 10,060 presents and £100 Free Cash prizes will be given away as a p. advertisement amongst the competitors who can make out the correct names of six English stone fruits, which the following mixed letters will spell, viz.:— RRHYEC, EEECCCANR, CHEAP, LUMP, TAPIOCR, TARNICENE, Send in your solution immediately, and we will inform you if correct, and give you full details of the Competition, with conditions and date of closing. If you cannot solve them all, do as many as possible, as there are four money prizes to rompete for, as well as the 10,000 presents. No solution can be received after December 17th, 1898—AddressFINE ART COMPY., 92a, Isledon Road, Holloway, London. 4381 CARDIFF STEEPLECHASES, Wednesday & Thursday, Nov. 2nd & 3rd. ADMISSION TATTERSALLS, including Paddock 10s. LARGE RING, with Covered Stand. 18. 4379 PASS OUT CHECKS. S3 TO £ 500. SMALL LOANS made upon BORROWER'S OWN NOTE OF HAND at a reasonable "aV-3 of Interest to respectable Houseliolders. Ø" EASY REPAYMENTS i'o suit the convenience of Borrowers. No Fees or Law Costs STBICTBST PRIVACY GOABANTEED. Apply to „ „ MB. D. DAVIES, ■ vnoa Villas. Cynon Street, ABERAMAN. J3815 A MARVELLOUS GUINEA PAflCEL. El Pair White Witney Blankets, 1 lbs. weight, 24 long by If wide. 1 White Under Blanket, whipped both ends, 24 long by 1| wide. 1 Handsome Mosaic design Quilt, fast colours, 3 long by 2} wide. Pair Heavy Twill Sheets, 2J by 2, and 2 Cotton Pillow B'ull SUPERIOR QUALITY AND FINISH 1 White Under Blanket, whipped < both ends, 24 long by It wide. 1 Handsome Mosaic design Quilt, fast colours, 3 long by 2 wide. Pair Heavy TwiU Sheets, 2! by 2, and 2 Cotton Pillow Fun Size, Buttoned nlld3. SUPERIOR QUALITY AND FINISH Kitab. over Sent Carriage Paid on receip' 100 Years. 81 P.O.O. EflQOKFIElD'S, muket Sq., STAFFDM. a p ONTYPRIDD, J^LANTRISANT AND BHOWDDA VALLEYS PERMANENT BENEFIT BUILDING SOCIETY. &8T HUSHED 1866. INCORPORATED 1874. DIRECTORS: Mr. A. O. EVANS, Pontypridd, Chairman. Mr JAMES RICHARDS, Treforest. Mr .I ,IHN MORGAN, Llantrisant. Mr. K(CHARD ROGERS, Pontypridd. Mz. 5LLIAM GRIFFITHS, 42, The Parade, Car* if. Al,i, RICHARD LEWIS, J.P., Tonypauiiy, a.-v W. PARRY, Pontypridd. Soi.u: > —Messrs SPICKETT & SONS, Court Huus-, Fontypridu. wr ?y>r -Mr T. ROWLAND, Architect, Ponty. ,¡ d- A'lvanc^s made on Mortgage and Sums vary. I fron; two to £1,{)(1\-), repayable in monthly or "iuartorly instalments. V.OKTCafTfi AND SURVEY FEES PAID !3Y THE SOCIETY. i-'wa made on the shortest nctice. For further particulars apply to the Beer; MR. H, S. DAVIES, "•'OWN HALL CHAMBEBS, POWTYPBIDC. 49 -=- REWARD! £5 will be paid to any person giving information to THH BOMBAY TEA COMPANY, 10, 11, & 12, Moor Street, Birmingham, that will lead to the con- viction of any person selling Tea wrongfully representing same to be THE BOMBAY TEA COMPANY'S BOMBAY TEA, which is only sold in the Com- pany's registered Bags and Papers. APOLOGY! October 10th, 1898 Xthe undersigned, GEOBGE JONES, of Clear- well, near Ooleford, in the County of Gloucestershire, Tea Dealer, do hereby express my sincere regret for having sold an inferior and common Blend of Tea, representing aame to be THE BOMBAY TBA COMPANY'S Bombay Tea," well knowing the Tea I was selling was not THB BOMBAY TEA COMPANY'S Tea, which is only sold in the BOMBAY TEA COMPANY'S registered Bags. I apologise to the BOMBAY TEA COMPANY for Bags. I apologise to the BOMBAY TEA COMPANY for I having done so, and undertake not to do so in future or sell any other presentation Teas so long as I remain an agent for THE BOMBAY TEA COMPANY. THB BOMBAY TBA COMPANY Can publish this apology in any manner in which they think proper. (Signed), GEO. JONES, Witness: W. H. DOWLKB. r 4372 ROYAL CLARENCE THEATRE, PONTYPRIDD. PROPRIETORS. n. MESSRS. TRENCH ARB AND JONES. MANAGES MR. TOM JONES. Briday and Saturday, October 28th & 29th, last two nights of #1,000 REWARD." Monday, October 31st, and during the week, first visit to Pontypridd of the celebrated actress MBLLE. GRATIENNE, supported by her full Company in a series of well-known plays. Monday and Saturday, October 31st, and November 5th, If MR. BARNES OF NEW YORK." Tuesday and Thursday, November 1st and 3rd, ESTHER SANDRAZ," Preceded by the Comedietta, 11 Only an Actress." Wednesday, November 2nd, the historical play, "A BUNCH OF ROSES," Adapted from Adrieane Lecouvrur. Friday, November 4th, Goldsmith's Masterpiece, SHE STOOPS TO GONQUER. Correct and magnificent costumes of the various periods represented. POPULAR PRICES—Centre Circle, ts 6d; Side Circle, Is 64; Pit, Is; Gallary, fld. Half-price to all parts at 9 o'clock, gallery excepted. Doors open at 7, to commence at 7.45. Seats may be booked at Messrs. Thompson and ShackeD's Music Warehouse, Tall Street, without extra charge. NO SMOKING IN ANY PART OF THE THEATRE. Lighted throughout by Electricity. Monday, November 7th, THE ROMANY'S REVENGE." THEATRE ROYAL, TONYPANDY. LESSEES MESSRS. ARTHUR CALTON SAX DUCKWORTH. RESIDENT MANAGER MR. 84M DUCKWORTH. Friday and Saturday, October 28th and 29th, last two nights of ARIZONA JOECompany in the beautiful play, « The Belle of the West." Theatre packed nightly. Monday, October 31st, and during the remainder of the week, the great sensational Drama, "A LONDON MYSTERY," Will occupy the Stage. Everyone should see this beautiful drama which faithfully portrays the daily Gfe of our great capital. Special accommodation has been provided for visitors, and they are requested to be punctual in order te secure seats. POPULAR PRICES-Is. 6d., Is., 9d., and 6d. Doors open at 7, to commence promptly each evening at 7.45. In order to:meet the demand for accommodation the Theatre will be considerably enlarged during the next vacation. 4386 THE PORTH COTTAGE HOSPITAL EISTEDDFOD Will be held (by kind permission) in the —: TYNYCYMMER GROUNDS, — ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY, DECEMPSR 26th & 27th, 1898. ADJUDICATORS C. Francis Lloyd, Esq., Sunderland; Dan Davies, Esq., Merthyr; B. C. Jenkins, Esq., Llanelly: and Walter Reynolds, Esq., Kettering. Chief Choral, Achieved is Thy glorious work (Haydn)—First prize, £ 50 and an Oil Portrait value 0 5s second prize, £10. Second Choral, Hallelujah Chorus (Handel)-First prize, £ 25; second price, £10. Female Choir (a) It God in nature" (Schubert) and (to "Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn" (Emlyn Bvans)-Prize £ 10. Juvenile Choir, Gwisg Dy Gledyf (0. Edwards, Porth)-First prize, 97; second priee, L3. Male Voice, U Martyrs of the Arena" (L. De Rille)—First prize, JE30 and an Oil Portrait value 15 5s; second prize, £10. For the other grand Prizes in various Competitions see Programmes, which may be had from Messrs Jones & Jones, Music Sellers, Porth, & D. Williams, Hairdresser, Perth, per post, lid. Entries close, December 16th, 1898. THOMAS RICHARDS, Chairman, 4378 B. WILLIAMS, Secretary. EISTEDDFOD ABERCYNON. CYNELIB EISTEDDFOD FAWREDDOG YN ADDOLDY Y WESLEYAID, ABERCYNON, Ar y 26ain o RAGFYR (BOXING DAY), 1896. Beirniaid-Cerddoriaeth: Mr J. H. M. HARRIES, R.A.M., Cardiff, a Mr T. H. EDWARDS, A.U.C.W., Abercynon; Amrywiaeth: Parch. T. J. PRITCHARD (Pregethwr y Wesleyaid), Caerdydd. PRIF DDARN-" Dyddiau Dyn sydd fel Glaswelltyn." I Gor heb fod dan 60 mewn nifer. Gwebr, £ 10 (10s. 6d. i Arweinydd y Cor Baddugol). PARTI MEIBION—" Awn i ben y Wyddfa Fawr." Gwobr E4. Rhif y parti heb fod o dan 30 mewn nifer. Rhoddir Gwobrau e 10s. am yr holl Solos. Traethawd-U Addysg." Gwobr, 10s. 6d. Programmes, am y pris arferol, gan yr Ysgrifenydd, OWEN A. EDWARDS, Tailor & 4357 Draper, Abercynon. HIGHEIR MUSICAL EDUCATION! MR. E. P. MILLS, L.R.A.M. (Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music). Member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians. FHOFESSOR OF MUSIO, Prepares pupils for the METBOPOLITAN and LOCAL EXAMINATIONS in the following subjects :— Pianoforte, Organ, Singing, Theory of MHsie, Harmony and Gonnterpoiit- A Special Oourse given in PIANOFORTE TECHNIQUE. FEES ti 58. to t2 2s, THE RHONDDA VALLEYS VISWEB WEEKLY. Average Suocess of Pupils at Examinations and Eisteddfodau, over 90 per eent. Addrefia-CERIDWEN TERRACE, PONTYPRIDD. 4347 H Y. DAVIES, Å UCTIONEER, ACCOUNTANT, VALUER, MORTGAGE BROKER, HOUSE AND ESTATB AGENT, I Gibbon's Buildings, Market Square, PONTYPRIDD. Sales by Auction or Private Treaty of Property of all deseriptions, Trade and Farming Stocks, Furniture, &c. Preparation of Inventories, Valuations for Probate, and Administrations, Hotel and Business Transfers, Mortgages, &c. Val i bations of Property and Stocks of all descriptions. The Management of Estates and the collection of rents. Meetings of Creditors arranged and Accounts prepared. ¡ 4305 PRELIMINARY NOTICE. A POULTRY, PIGEON, AND CAGE BIRD SHOW will be held at the Public Hall, Treherbert, on Thursday, December 1st, 1898. Schedules and forms can be had from the Secretary, 10, Station Terrace, Treherbert. [B68t HAYMAITS BALSAM OF HOREHOUUND. The most certain and speedy Remedy. STOPS COLD "CURIID MY COLD. I heartily recommend it." 9 co SH 3 -I/- nd 2/6 IL GOOD NIGHT'S REST. My Cough gone." CURES COUGH aAYMAN'S BALSAM OF HOREHOUND. tjL Xnyaluable and safe ia the Nursery. U Pablio Notioes. gOUTH WALES ART SOCIETY. PRESIDENT—LORD WINDSOR. ELEVENTH ANNUAL EXHIBIIION OF pICTGRES BTC. NEW GALLERIES QUEEN-STREET (Corner of Dumfries-place). NOW OPEN 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission—Is.; after 6 p.m., 6d. SEASON TICKETS, 3s. 4324 W. H. THOMAS, Hon. Sec. VEG ETARIANISM. A pUBLIC MEETING Will be held at ANDREWS' HALL, ST. MARY ST., CARDIFF, ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 24th, at 7.30. Alderman E. Beavan, J.P., Ex-Mayor, Chairman. Major RICHARDSON (Order of Danielites) and Speakers from London, Cardiff and Provinces. Mr. T. Webber, President, Cardiff Society. G. C. Wade, Secretary, 12, Regent St.,Barry Dock 4371 PORTH COTTAGE HOSPITAL Third Annual FANCY DRESS BALL At the « TOWN -2 IRALL, JpORTH, ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17th, '98. LADIES, in Fancy Dress 7s. 6d. „ Evening „ 10s. 6d. GENTLEMEN in Fancy Dress 10s. 6d. „ Evening „ 15s. Tickets may be had from the members of the Ladies' Committee, or the Hon. Sees., Dr. EVAN N. DAVIES, Grovefield, Penygraig, and Mr J. T. JONES, Olandwr, Porth. 4350 G. W. Matthbw c 0.1 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS AND CONTRACTORS. QFFICE8 AND WORKSHOPS, w OMANBY STREET, c ARDIFF. ELECTRICAL APPARATUS OF ALL KINDS INSTALLED AND REPAIRED. COLLIERY WORK A SPECIALITY. ESTIMATES FREE ON APPLICATION. 43^4 A FREE INVITATION! Every reader ispordially invited to visit H. SAMUEL'S NEW CARDIFF ESTABLISHMENT, 7, 8T. MARY-STREET, It is not necessary to buy, but it will be a FEW MINUTES WELL SPENT to see the MANY WONBERFUL THINGS accomplished by H. Samuel in the interests of purchasers. The knowledge of what can be obtained from H. Samuel is valuable, and the GREAT SAVING to be made is a STARTLING REVELATION. NOTHING IS SPARED in value, and it is quite possible to obtain from H. SAMUEL, 7, ST. MARY-STREET, Cardiff, similar goods at ONE-HALF THE PRICES charged at the big London Shops. BEWARE OF IMITATIONS. EVERY ONE IS WELCOME, whether making a visit of inspection or for a purchase. In either ease H/ SAMUEL making a visit of inspection or for a purchase. In either ease H/ SAMUEL assures the UTMOST SATISFACTION. EM RINGS.—Beautiful designs in solid Gold, \JT Hall marked, set with real Stones. H. SAMUEL'S prices, 4s. 6d., 6s. 6d., 10s. BETROTHAL RINGS.—ISct. Gold, Hall- marked, set with Diamonds, Rubies, Pearls, &c. H. SAMUEL'S prices: 10s. 6d., 12s. 6d. DIAMOND RINGS.—Hall-marked, 18ct. Gold, H. SAMUEL'S prices 20s., 25s., to £ 10. ALBERT CHAINS.—Hall-marked, every link, curb pattern, full length, bar, swivel, and dropper complete. H. SAMUEL'S Drioes: 4s.. 5s.. 7s. JJEAL GOLD ALBERTS 25s., 30s., 35s. REAL GOLD BROOCHES, 2S. 9d gs. 6d., 5s. 6d., &c KEAL SILVER BROOCHES (Hundreds of handsome New Art Designs), Is. each. WATCHES of all descriptions. H. SAMUEL'S WATCHES and other Manufactures are famed all orer the world for excellence and cheapness. They are worn at all occupations, in all countries, and are found immensely superior. Many of H. SAMUEL'S Watches are worn every day underground in the mines, and give the fullest satisfaction. Don't miss seeing H. SAMUEL'S Watches, and secure one for yourself or friend. Prices from 6s., 10s. 6d., 15s., 19s., 25s. SPLENDID ENGLISH LEVERS, Ms., 42s., 52s. 6d. OXYMSED WATCHES (Gun Metal), 9s. 6d., 10s. 6d., 15s. 6d. REAL GOLD WATCHES, 30s., 42s., 63s 95s. EVERYTHING GUARANTEED in Quality. JEj H. SAMUEL'S conditions of Sale preve the excellence and valne of the goods. A MONTH'S FREE TRIAL allowed. If dissatisfied the fuH amount returned. RAILWAY FARE PAID for all pur- chasers of goods to the value of 25s. and upwards who come from any distance up to 30 miles. LARGE DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE of 3,000 illustrations and full particulars of all H. SAMUEL'S celebrated Manu- factures, Clocks, Cutlery, Plate, &c., &c., to be seen at 7, ST. MARY-STREET. Also Hundreds of Testimonials from all parts of the world. Sent free to any address on application. H. SAMUEL, 7 ST. m ARY-STREET, CARDIFF. And at Market-street, Manchester. Also Rochdale, Bolton, Preston, and Leicester. MARVELLO OINTMENT is THH GREATEST REMEDY OF MODERN TIMES! It immediately relieves pain, either external or internal. It has no equal as a cure for Skin Diseases, Bad Legs and Breasts. A certain cure for Neuralgia, Rheumatism, &c. MEDICAL TESTIMONY Mitcheldean, 251 h October, Dear Sir, — I have found your Ointment most valuable as an application in Eczema and other skin diseases. J. ABELL, M.R.C.S. Order by post, with remittance of Is. lid., receive prompt attention from the Proprietor, B. E. BEARD, Drybrook, Gloucestershire. Wholesale Agents: Barclay and Sons, 95, Farringdon Street, London, E.C. and Medicine Vendors generally. Price, Is. 12d. fler box. AGENTS: BLABNGWYNFI John Edwards, Grocer; CLYDACH VALE W George, Chemist; TONYPANDY J. W. Richards, Chemist." PONTYPRIDD: W. H. Key, People's Chemist, Ask for MARVEILO, and insist on faavm| it fa m, of AVh I H VMr H II 'mf- mr A ■ M M Qmik| dUact to:- J! 0. JL 74 ,rig 4176 I Caretaker Wanted. PONTYPRIDD SCHOOL BOARD. THIS Board requires the services of a man JL and wife to act as caretakers of their new Lan Wood Schools, at a joiat salary of 30s. per week, which sum shall include all cleaning materials. The man will be required to devote the whole of his time to the duties of the Board. Applications for the post must be forwarded to this office not later than the 1st post on Tuesday, 1st proximo. Applicants will state their age. Canvassing tha members of Board, aither directly or indirectly will be considered a disqualiifcation. (Signed), D. M. JONES, School Board Offices. Pontypridd. 4380 Tenders- CAERPHILLY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. TO CONTRACTORS. f I WIS Couacil is prepared to receive JL TENDERS for the following works viz TONGWYNLAIS. (1) The construction of about 350 yards of 9-inoh sewer along the Forest road, with the necessary Lampholes, Manholes, &s. NELSON. (2).-The extention of 3-inch water main from Abernant to Tair-hoel for a distance of about 320 yards, with Hydrants &c. The drawings and specification may be seen and forms of Tender obtained on application to the undersigned on and after Monday next, 31st inst. Sealed Tenders endorsed, U Sewer," and Water Main respectively, to be addressed to the Chairman of the Council, and delivered at the Council Offices not later than Monday, 7th November. The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any Tender. y By Order, i A. O. HARPUR, Council Offices, Surveyor. Caerphilly, October, 1898. 4377 Sales by Auction. BUTCHERS' ARMS HOTEL YARD, PONTYPRIDD. THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF MONTHLY SALES OF LIVE AND DEAD STOCK. MR HY. DAVIES will SBLL by AUCTION •n Wednesday, November 2nd, 1898, at the above yard, a number of Horses, Ponies, Carriages, Pleasure, & Business Traps; Hauliers' and Spring Carts; Sets ef Harness, &c., &c., also an assemblage of Farm Produce, including Poultry. SALE TO COMMENCE AT 2 O'CLOCK SHARP. Entry Forms and Torms may be obtained upon'application to the Auctioneer, and Entries may be made up to 11 o'clock morning of Sale Auctioneer's Offices-Market Square, Ponty- pridd. 4376 On TOKSDAY, November 1st, and THUBSDAY, November 3rd, commencing at Two o'clock precisely each day. IMPORTANT TO PARTIES FURNISHING. MESSRS. J. G. MADDOX & SON will SJ»L by PuBue 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 oom Suites complete, 6ft and 4ft Wardrobes, Pairs of Handsome Toilets, Iron and Brass Bedsteads, seveial exceHent Carpets, Fenders, Brasses, superior Drawing and Dining-room Suites, ttose- wood and Walnut Cabinets, and_5ft. Side- boards, Book-cases, Dining and Occasional Tables, Walnut and Gilt Ovormantels, &c., &c., in all about 400 lota each day. On view day prior to and 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. .•'or Terms, apply at the Auction Rooms, as above. Established 1860. 3845 TO TRADESMEN AND PROPERTY OWNERS. EXPERIENCED Hate Collector, having spare time, is prepared to undertake the Collection of RENTS aud DEBTS. Terms, moderate. Prompt settlements. Apply- gs" FiusE Fkbjs Office, Pontypridd.

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