LYTHAM. QLIFTON ARMS HOTEL. REPLETE WITH EVERY COMFORT AND CON- VENIENCE FOR FAMILIES, &C. EXCELLENT CUISINE. SANITATION PERFECT. FACES THE SEA. Within easy distance of the noted St. Annes and Fairhaven Golf Links. PECIAL NEW RESTAURANT IN CONNECTION FOR DAY VISITORS. FOR TARIFF APPLY A. D. EARLE, MANAGER.
LIGHT WINES. CLARET, BURGUNDY, CARLOWITZ, SAUTERNE, HOCK, MOSELLE, CHAMPAGNE, SAUMUR, &c. EXCELLENT WINES FOR GENERAL USE OR SUMMER PARTIES FROM VERY MODERATE PRICES. Detailed Lists, including these and various Choice Dinner and After Dinner Wines, on application. —— THOS. WELSBY & CO. (ESTABLISHED 1813), WINE MERCHANTS, CHESTER. Telephone No. 41.
Public Announcements. J^OYTLTT^HEATBE, CITY ROAD, CHESTER. Sole Proprietor and Responsible Manager: Mr. JAS. W. CARTER. LAST FOUR NIGHTS OF 8. J. TURNER'S Company in the enormously Successful Musical Comedy- 'DORCAS.' By Hy. & E. A. PAULTON (Authors of Niobe,' Erminie,' &c.) Music by Audran, Arditi, Woodville & Locknane. As played for over Two Years with immense success throughout the United States. The whole of the costly Eighteenth Century Costumes and Wigii specially designed and executed by W. Clakson, costumier to Her Majesty the Queen. GRACEFUL AND QUAINT DANCES! IRRESISTIBLE COMIC SONGS! CHARMING BALLADS! ADVANCED PRICES to Orchestra Stalls, Pit Stalls, and Family Circle only. 'A NIGHT OUT,' MONDAY NEXT, Aug. 23rd. QHRISTLETON FRUIT & FLOWER SHOW, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25TH. ONE SHILLING. CHESHIRE EI CULTURAL SOCIETY. Patron His GRACE THE DUKE OF WESTMINSTER. President for the Year: THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF CREWE. THE ANNUAL SHOW OF 'CHEESE, BUTTER, HORSES, CATTLE, PIGS, SHEEP, FARM PRODUCE & IMPLEMENTS WILL BE HELD AT CREWE, ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 28TH, 1897. The Crewe and District Canine Association will hold their ANNUAL SHOW in conjunction with the above. Prizes for JUMPING and TURNOUTS. „ A. GRAND CRICKET MATCH will be played on Alexandra Ground within the Show Yard on same date. DANCING, and an efficient Band in attendance. ENTRIES CLOSE AUGUST 7TH, 1897. Prize Lists and further particulars may be had trom the Secretary, T. A. BECKETT, St. Werburgh's Chambers, Chester. "7IRRAL AND BIRKENHEAD AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S SHOW. PRIZES £ 2,000. ENTRIES POSITIVELY & FINALLY CLOSE THIS DAY'S POST. ARTHUR H. EDWARDSON, Secretary. ilton-street, Birkenhead. A ^TRINCHAM AGRICULTURAL "L-V- SOCIETY. 36TH AN-NUAL SHOW, SEPTEMBER 23RD, 1897. £1,250 given in Prizes, besides Silver Cups and Medals, for Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats, Poultry, Pigeons, Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Cavies, Roots, Grain, Cheese, Butter, Produce, Turnouts, Implements, and Miscellaneous Exhibits. ENTRIES CLOSE SEPTEMBER 7TH. 7 Prize List now ready, and may be had from the Secretary, WILLIAM GRAHAM, 48, Railway-street, Altrincham. IRMINGHAM AUTUMNAL SHORTHORN SHOW AND SALE, SEPTEMBER 23RD, ENTRIES CLOSE, TUESDAY, AUGUST 31sT. Prize Lists and Entry Forms on application. W. H. LYTHALL, Secretary. Bingley Hall, Birmingham. GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. XCURSIONS will run as under :— MONDAY, August 30, to CHELTENHAM and GLOUCESTER for 5 days, leaving CHESTER at 9 a.m. To SHREWSBURY, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Malvern, BIRMINGHAM, Stratford on Avon, Leamington, OXFORD, LONDON, &c., for 5 days, leaving CHESTER at 1-35 p.m. Tickets, bills, and pamphlets can be obtained at the Stations. TTNTIL FURTHER NOTICE EXCUR- SIONS will run as under:— Every MONDAY, to STRATFORD-ON-AVON, Warwick, Leamington, Oxford, Reading, and London, for 6 or 13 days, from CHESTER. Every FRIDAY, to GUERNSEY and JERSEY, from CHESTER. To BATH, Bristol, Weston- Super-Mare, Taunton, Minehead (for Lynton and lynmouth), Barnstaple, Ilfraoombe, Tiverton, Exeter, Dawlish, Teignmouth, Torquay, Dart- mouth, Plymouth, Launceston, Bodmin, Newquay, St. Ives, Penzance, &c., for 7 or 14 days, from CHESTER. Every SATURDAY, to Bridport, Dorchester, WEYMOUTH (for GUERNSEY and JERSEY), Winchester, Gosport, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Southampton, Cowes, Ryde, &c., from CHESTER. To BRIGHTON, Hastings, Eastbourne, Dover, fiamsgate, MARGATE, Folkestone, &c., for 5, 8, 10 or 15 days, from CHESTER. Tickets, Bills, Pamphlets, Lodging Lists, &c., can be obtained at the Stations. J. L. WILKINSON, General Manager. publications. CHESTER DIRECTORY FOR CHESTER AND ITS IMMEDIATE NEIGHBOURHOOD. NEW EDITION, JUST PUBLISHED, WITH A MAP OF THE CITY. PRICE 1/6. PHILLIPSON & GOLDER, CHESTER. JUST PUBLISHED. LONGBIDGE'S GLOSSARY OF MINING TERMS, With Illustrations & Geological Survey Map Signs. PRICE, 2s. 6d. POSTAGE, 2d. It is a book which will naturally be much appreciated ««aong holders of mining shares, as it will render the technicalities of a report intelligible to the uninitiated.' ~~Financinl Times. Perhaps the distinctive feature pertaining to this glossary ia the illustrations which are appended, showing Prions forms of veins, deposits, faults, &c.*—Invention. Of great use to all who are actively associated with Practical mining.—South Africa. 'THE MINING JOURNAL,' 18, Finch Lane, E.C., and 3, Dorset Buildings, Salisbury Square, E.C. Edition. Just published, post free, 6 stamps. A TREATISE ON NERVOUS DISEASES and WEAKNESS in MEN, with a description of most common-sense and Scientific Treatment introduced. J. LEIGH, 92 and 93, Great Russell-st., London. EDWARD WILLIAMS, JTOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER, .t::1.. COLOURER, PAPER-HANGER, &c., P 33, NICHOLAS STREET, CHESTER. aPer-Hangings of the Newest Designs kept in Stock. Pattern Books sent out to Select from. given for Town or Country Work. 0 d6 go By SFECILL PP.INCE OF APPOINTMENT W. F. B ROWN & Co., W. & F. BROWN & Co., CABINET MAKERS & UPHOLSTERERS, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. H OUSE AGENTS. PROPRIETORS Of WAREHOUSES FOR STORING W FURNITURE. VANS FOR REMOVING FURNITURE. Low PRICE AND RATES. 1Publit Notices* NOTICE. THE CHESTER LION BREWERY COMPANY, LIMITED, beg to announce to their Customers that the BREWERY and OFFICES will be CLOSED on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18th, that being the date arranged for their EMPLOYES PICNIC to Eastham Gardens. THE QUEEN-STREET P.S.A. FOOT- BALL CLUB is NOW CLOSED, and no one has authority to use the name.-WILL. PEAR- SON, Hon. Sec. Queen-street P.S.A. FRANCIS HARDACRE, DECEASED. ALL PERSONS having any CLAIMS against the Estate of the late FRANCIS HARDACRE, of West Lome-street, in the City of Chester, who died on the 9th day of August inst., are requested to at once send in particulars of such Claims to SHARPE & DAVISON, 12, Abbey-square, Chester, Solicitors to the Executors. Rentiers. ,J- >J" ARMY CONTRACTS. TENDERS for BARRACK SERVICES (com- JL prising Washing and Repairing Bedding, Sweeping Chimneys, Purchase of Old Straw, Removal of Ashes, Deodorising, and Emptying of Privies), for the period of three years, from 1st October, 1897, at the various stations in the North- Western District, will be received at the under- mentioned office, until 12 o'clock noon, on Wednes- day, the 1st September, 1897. Forms of Tender can be obtained on application to the Assistant Adjutant General. Headquarter Office, Chester, 11th August, 1897. Educational* .h ARNOLD HOUSE SCHOOL, CHESTER. REV. A. H. FISH, B.A., B Sc. The School provides a Sound, Liberal Education for Boys intended for Business or Professional Life, and Careful Preparation for the Public Schools. Playing Field, Gymnasium, Laboratory, Work- Shop. Terms inclusive. Examination successes this year include 10th Place R M.A., Woolwich (obtained direct from School), the Centre Prizes for Mathematics (Senior) for Best Senior Boy and Best Junior Boy in the last Cambridge Local Examination. THE COLLEGE SCHOOL, PARKGATE ROAD. HEAD MASTER MR. A. E. LOVELL, B.A., Lond., Master of Method and Lecturer on Education in the Training College. CERTIFICATED ASSISTANTS MR. J. B. HALL, Art Teacher's Certificate, S. Kensington MR. W. FITTON; MR. A. J. HOGG, Int. B. A., Lond. A HIGHER GRADE SCHOOL UNDER GOVERNMENT INSPECTION. Term Begins MONDAY, August 23rd. Boys admitted at any time. Fee, 6d. per week. THE QUEEN'S SCHOOL, CHESTER. A HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS. Pupils prepared for the Cambridge Local Exams. and for the London Matric., but the school course is carefully modified to suit delicate or backward girls. Special attention is given to the education of the younger Pupils, and one of the mistresses in the Lower School holds a kindergarten certificate. Boarding-houses can be recommended in connec- tion with the school. For Prospectus and other information apply to the Hon. Secretary, John Thompson, Esq., Nether- leigh, Chester. The AUTUMN TERM will begin on TUESDAY, September 21st, and the HEADMISTRESS will be at home to Visitors on Monday, the 20th, both morning and afternoon. BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL JD FOR GIRLS. 3, KING'S BUILDINGS, CHESTER. PRINCIPAL: MRS. STAINTON. NEXT TERM will begin on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd. ABBOTS MOUNT, CHESTER. SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, conducted by k3 MISS M. K. MONTGOMERY, B.A. (Lond.), and MISS E. K. McCONNELL, M.A. (Victoria). Kindergarten Class under trained and experienced Kindergarten Mistress. NEXT TERM will begin SEPT. 22ND. AKLEIGH HOUSE SCIE[OOL, OAKLEIGH HOUSE SCHOOL, LITTLE SUTTON, CHESHIRE. High-class School for Gentlemen's Daughters. NEXT TERM begins September 20th. Principals: THE MISSES DIXON. I S S EVA THOMAS (Pupil of MARY DAVIES). SINGING LESSONS at DALE'S, Bridge-street, or Pupils' Residences. For terms apply to 44, GROVE STREET, LIVERPOOL. hotels, .11bro, C. -J.r_ S W A L L. HOTEL VICTORIA. RESIDENTIAL HOTEL. Delightful climate Highly recommended by the Medical Profession, being sheltered from the North and East winds by the Heswall Hills. Magnificent "wirfttS River 1)« &nd Welsh Mountains. Healthiest and most picturesque part of Cheshire. SPECIAL TERMS FOR WEEK ENDS. Apply MRS. REES, Manageress. Telephone 2205. HYL.-VISITORS will find every comfort at the NEW MARINE HYDRO during the present season. Close to golf links. Facing the sea. NORTH WALES. — CARNARVON BAY HOTEL and BUNGALOW near Snowdon; magnificent scenery; 60 room's, well furnished; excellent cuisine boating, bathing, fishing (sea and river), riding, driving. Terms very moderate. SOUTHPORT SUNNYSIDE HYDRO. S Phys.: Dr. BARNARDO. Summer and Winter Residence; one of the handsomest buildings in Southport, centrally situated, replete with every comfort; fine sea view, near parks, pier, and trams. Summer terms from 6s. per day, including Turkish, Russian, and other Baths; Massage and Galvanism, J. BOOCOCK, Proprietor. NORTHGATE BREWERY COMPANY'S E -R LE PRIME CHESTER A so SPECIAL HER MAJESTY APPOINTMENT THE QUBEN AND H.R.H. THE PRINCESS OF WALES. B ROWN & (JO., I MERCERS, CHESTER. I NEW AUTUMN FABRICS IN COVERT COATINGS, SCOTCH TWEEDS, GOLFING SERGES, FANCY DRESS GOODS, FRENCH ROBES. PATTERNS POST FREE. SEALSKIN JACKETS AND FUR REMODELLED. pleasure Cruises. THE DEE STEAM BOAT CO. The above Company is the only one authorised by His Grace the DUKE OF WESTMINSTER, K.G., to run their STEAMERS regularly to EATON HALL. THE 'ORMONDE' AND 'BEND OR' Are now Running as follows (Sundays excepted) am am am pm pm pm pm pm p.m Chester .dp!9 0 10301130 1 0 1 30 2 45|3 30 4 30 5 30 EcclestonFy|9 50.1120,122011 50,2 20:3 35 4 20|5 20 6 20 Iron Bridge. |i015Hl45| I |5 4? Iron Br'g.dp 10151145i 15 451 EcclestonFy 1040I1210|1235 1 50 2 20 3 35 4 30 6 10 6 45 Chester.arr. 113011 0;1 25!2 40j3 10 4 25 5 20j7 0[7 30 FARES: Chester to Eccleston, 6d. Single; 9d. Return. Iron Bridge, 8d. Is. „ Weather and other causes permitting. LIVERPOOL TO LLANDUDNO, MJ BEAUMARIS, BANGOR, & MENAI BRIDGE. DAILY MORNING SAILINGS From Prince's Landing Stage (Sundays excepted, and circumstances permitting). ST. TUDNO' Leaves Liverpool.10.45 a.m. Leaves MenaiB'dge3.30p.m. ArrivesMenai Bdge2.30p.m. | ArrivesLiverpool ..7.30p.m. AFTERNOON SAILINGS.ST. ELVIES.' MONDAYS, TUESDAYS, and SATURDAYS for North Wales, leaving Liverpool at 2 o'clock, connecting with the 'St. Tudno' leaving Llandudno at 5.15 p.m., and arriving back in Liverpool at 7.30 p.m. Early Boat from Wales on Mondays and Tuesdays due in Liverpool at 10.15 a.m., Saturdays due in Liverpool at 11.45 a.m. For fares and all further particulars apply to THE LIVERPOOL AND NORTH WALES STEAMSHIP CO. LTD., T. G. BREW, Secretary, 20, WATER-ST., LIVER- POOL. Tel. 6366 T S L E O F MAN JL EXPRESS MAIL STEAMERS.-(Sundays excepted.) From LIVERPOOL. From DOUGLAS. Daily 10.30 a.m and 2 p.m I Daily.9 a.m and 4 p.m EXTRA SAILINGS. Fridays.5 pm and 12 night I Mondays 12.30 a.m Saturdays.5 pm and 12.30 night | FLEETWOOD TO DOUGLAS. DOUGLAS TO FLEETWOOD. Daily at 2.15 p.m Daily at 8.30 a.m. Saturdays extra.. 12.30noon LIVERPOOL TO RAMSEY—Direct Mondays and Saturdays, at 12.30 noon. Via Douglas, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, at 2 p.m. FLEETWOOD TO RAmacy-Via Douglas, at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. The most enjoyable route to Dublin, Belfast, and Glasgow, is via Douglas. Cheap Excursions, Frequent Services, and short Sea passages. Illustrated Pamphlet of Sailings. &c., free, or postage Id.—ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET CO., LTD., IMPERIAL BUILDINGS, DOUGLAS. stipping. ,"v" NEW ZEALAND. REDUCED FARES. Intending Settlers approved by the Agent-General receive Passages at Reduced Rates by the NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING CO.'S and the SHAW, SAVILL & ALBION CO.'S Steamers. Apply to AGENT-GENERAL FOR NEW ZEALAND, 13, Victoria-street, London, S. W. Also to Agents for the above-mentioned Com- panies.-T. HORABIN, 16, Newgate-street, Chester. WHITE S TAR LINE. BOYAL MAIL STEAMERS. NOTICE.—The Steamers of this Line follow the specified Outward and Homeward Tracks adopted by the leading Liverpool and New York Steamship Companies. LIVERPOOL to NEW YORK, via QUEENSTOWN, every WEDNESDAY. GERMANIC.Wed., Aug. 251 BRITANNIC..Wed.,Sept.8 *TEUTONIC. Wed, Sept. 11 *MAJESTIC..Wed.,Sept.l5 Second Cabin will be carried on the voyages marked thus* Cotton not carried on Passenger Steamers. Steerage Passage at Low Rates, including Outfit free of charge to New York, Boston, Philadelphia, or Baltimore. Superior accommodation at moderate fares for Saloon and Second Cabin; also through bookings to China, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia. For further particulars apply to W. COVENTRY, 41, Watergate-street, Chester; or to ISMAY, IMRIE, and CO.,10, Water-street, Liverpool. DOMINION LINE ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS. To CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES. SAILINGS FROM LIVERPOOL. Aug. 19 LABRADOR, for Quebec and Montreal Aug. 25 CANADA, for Boston Superior accommodation at lowest rates for saloon, second cabin, and steerage passengers. Through tickets issued to all inland points in United States and Canada. Free Land Grants of 160 acres to Settlers in Manitoba. Write to RICHARDS, MILLS & Co., Managers, 24, James-street, Liverpool, for handbook of informa- tion and views of Steamers, &c., or to the Agents. BEAVER LINE. LIVERPOOL TO QUEBEC AND MONTREAL Q WEEKLY. Lowest Through Rates to TORONTO, HAMIL- TON, LONDON, WINNIPEG, VANCOUVER, VICTORIA, CHICAGO, BUFFALO, DETROIT, and the principal towns in NEW BRUNSWICK, &c. Superior Accommodation at lowest rates for Saloon, Second Cabin and Steerage Passages. For Freight or Passage apply to D. & C. MACIVER, Managers, Albert Square, Manchester, and Tower Buildings, Liverpool. EMIGRATION. ALL THOSE WHO DESIRE INFORMATION ABOUT The Agricultural Resources of Canada, the Korth-West Territories, and British Columbia, and of the (iold Fields in Ontario and British Columbia, SHOUI.H WHJTE TO ALLAN BROTHE11S, t9, James Street, LlVEItPWOL, FOR THEIR H A NPL'.OOAND PAM- PHLETS, WHICH AKI' SFKT FRFF. JHcmejj to foeJLenL MONEY LENT ON NOTE OF HAND ALONE, Without Fees, Costs, or Sureties, Repayable by Instalments or in one sum. SPECIAL TERMS TO FARMERS. Farmers requiring Money to increase their stock or to pay rent will find it to their advantage to write to me for terms before applying elsewhere. ALAN LLOYD, 29RPRINGBSS-ST..MANCHESTER. THE CHESTER UNITED GAS COMPANY. REDUCTION IN THE PI. ICE OF GAS. The Directors have pleasure in announcing that they have decided to reduce the price charged for gas supplied by meter within their existing area of supply to 2/11 per 1,000 cubic feet, Subject to discount for cash payment of the Company's Accounts within the time specified upon the face of the Bills, per following scale, viz.:— Off Quarterly Charges for Gas Consumption amounting to X150 and upwards at the rate of 5d. per 1,000 cubic feet. I £ 100 and under X150 „ 4d. „ „ „ £50 „ £100 „ 3d. I £25 „ J650 „ 2d. 5, 5? J? Less than £25 „ Id. „ „ METER RENTS and COOKER RENTS will be charged at the same Rates as heretofore. COMPETENT FITTERS will be sent to Examine Premises and Advise as to Introduction of Gas Supply, or the Improvement or Extension of existing Installations. Inspection of Gas Apparatus and Incandescent Lamps, at the Company's Show Room, Cuppin Street, is invited. AUGUST 5TH, 1897. IMPORTANT NOTICE. STORES' PRICES. ALL THE WORKS PERFORMED AT THE CHESTER MUSICAL FESTIVAL CAN BE HAD AT THE LARGE DISCOUNT OF 3D. IN THE ls. FROM A. RICHARDSON, 43, BRIDGE STREET ROW, CHESTER, SOLE AGENT FOR THE PIANO RESONATOR (DANIEL MAYOR PATENT), Can be fixed to any Piano at small cost. Read what the greatest authorities in the musical world think of THE PIANO RESONATOR. MARVELLOUS INCREASE OF TONE. CIRCULARS AND PRICES FREE ON APPLICATION TO A. RICHARDSON. OUR SHOW-ROOMS ARE REPLETE WITH INSTRUMENTS OF THE BEST MANUFACTURE, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. BY STEINWAY, BECHSTEIN, BLUTHNER, KAPS, WALDEMAR, BROADWOOD, COLLARD, HOPKINSON, &c. THE "CHESTER MODEL" IRON PIANOS "BEST VALUE FOR MONEY." 21 GUINEAS CASH; BY INSTALMENTS 15s. 2D. PER MONTH. OUR POPULAR IRON PIANO, 14 Guineas Cash, by Instalments 10s. 6d. per Month. OUR POPULAR AMERICAN ORGAN, 12 Stops, 2 Knee Swells, High Mirror Top. 12 Guineas Cash, by Instalments 9s. 4d. per Month. TUNING AND REPAIRING BY BEST WORKMEN, Singly or by Yearly Contract. THE WONDERFUL Is. PARCEL OF GOOD MUSIC, 20s. WORTH FOR Is. CHEAP REPAID ADVERTISEMENTS JL OF THE FOLLOWING CLABSES:- Houses to be Let, I Apartments to be Let, Situations Wanted, Money Wanted, Situations Vacant, Miscellaneous Wants, Apartments Wanted, Lost or Found, And Articles to be Sold, Are inserted in the CHESTER COURANT at tht I undermentioned charges One Insertion (20 words) lB. Three Insertions 2s. 6d. And 3d. for each additional line line contains about eight words. go be Let. I LIST OF RESIDENCES, I ISSUED MONTHLY, SENT POST FREE ON APPLICATION TO W. & F. BROWN & CO., CABINET MAKERS & UPHOLSTERERS, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. HOUSES TO LET. T AMONT, SON, & CO., L UPHOLSTERERS, FURNITURE MANUFACTURERS. LIST SENT ON APPLICATION. SHOW ROOMS EASTGATE STREET. WAREHOUSE FOR STORING: FOREST HOUSE (in separate rooms). TO LET, STABLE and COACH-HOUSE.— t Apply 6, King's Buildings, Chester. TO LET, Superior APARTMENTS.—Apply 1, Hough Green, Chester. TO LET, Two good OFFICES (en suite), on first floor, 2, Newgate-street. Rent £ 20.— Apply by letter, Box 126, P.O., Chester. TO LET (Unfurnished), a pleasantly-situated HOUSE in Lorne street; three sitting- rooms, six bedrooms, bath, &c.-Apply to LAMONT, SON, & Co., Eastgate-street, Chester. CHESTER.—DORCHESTER HOUSE, C BOUGHTON.—TO BE LET, this capital FAMILY HOUSE, which faces south, and contains three entertaining-rooms, seven bedrooms, two dressing-rooms, bath (hot and cold water), and excellent domestic offices. Two small conserva- tories and a garden in terraces sloping down to the river, with a landing stage for boat.—Apply to MILLS & FLETCHER, Land Agents, Surveyors, and Valuers, 49, Hamilton-squf.re, Birkenhead. ,-V"V" Eo foe .O I "N' ON SALE, DOG-CART, in good condition.— P. POWELL, Coachbuih' >r, Chester. TO BE SOLD, a small VAN, 5ft. 6in. by 3ft. 6in.; suitable for baker and grocer. Price £ 14.—POWELL, Coach Builder, Commercial Hall, Frodsham-street, Chester. SHUTTLEWORTH & SONS, Portmanteau, S Bag, Dress Basket, and Trunk Manufacturers. Dress Baskets Re-covered and all Repairs by practical men. Show Rooms above shop, 40, Bridge-street, Chester. Ea he Soft. -r. TENTS! TENTS !-For gardens, cricket, or JL camping-out purposes. 40ft. in circumference, pegs, poles, mallet, and lines complete (with tent bag included). These Tents are white, and have only been used a little by Her Majesty's Govern- ment, and originally cost over 96 each. I will send one complete for 25s., carriage paid. Can be sent on approval. N.B.—I have a quantity of Tents from 10s. to 20s. each, but the Tents which please my customers best are those I send out at 25s. each. Price List of Marquees (any size) post free .-HENRY JOHN GASSON,Government Contractor, Rye,Sussex. IMMOVABLE SCALPETTE, FROM 91 18. TO 95 5s. NEW WEB FRINGE, I HAIR COMBINGS FROM 5s. 6D. | MADE UP, 2S. PER OZ, TAILS OF PURE HAIR, 5s. 6D. TO 63s. DELICATE SHADES OF HAIR. T. SEALES BROWN, 3. LEECE STREET. LIVERPOOL. 8Eante&. WANTED, a FAMILY'S WASHING.—For V T particulars apply Mrs. LITTLER'S Registry, 10, Trinity-street, Chester. WAITER or TEMPORARY BUTLER prac- tical experience; terms moderate.— WAITER, 8, St. Werburgh-street, Chester. MRS. LITTLER'S REGISTRY, 10, Trinity- street, Chester, Requires number of com- petent reliable SERVANTS. No charge until suited.—Apply personally or by letter. A Capital chance offers itself to a trustworthy man. The remuneration will be good and the situation permanent to reliable person. — Address Box B 95, Office ef this Journal. FOOTMAN requires RE-ENGAGEMENT, age 22, can be well-recommended, no objection to travel, 5ft. lOins.—Address FOOTMAN, c/o Littler's Registry, 10, Trinity-street, Chester. WAITER or Temporary BUTLER.—Engage- ments solicited for weddings, balls, banquets, shooting parties, &c. Practically experienced waiter.-8, St. Werburgh-st., Chester. MALE ATTEND ANT Requires RE-ENGAGE- MENT. Has nursed both mental and surgical cases. Excellent references.—Apply Mrs. LITTLER'S Registry, 10, Trinity-street, Chester. WANTED, to Purchase, WRITING DESK or SECRETAIRE, with knee-hole and pull- down shutter. Must be in first-class condition.— State price and full particulars, 'DEx,' Courant Office. WANTED, Good COOK, aged 30; small dairy and baking; kitchenmaid kept. Wages £ 30; age 28. Also, good PARLOURMAID; tall, strong, understanding moderator lamps and all duties. Wages, 925; all found except beer.—Address, Mrs. GIRARDOT, Rose Hill, Ruabon. LIVERPOOL VICTORIA LEGAL FRIENDLY SOCIETY, Established 1843—COLLECTORS and CANVASSERS WANTED. Whole or part time. Liberal terms and salary to energetic men.— Apply to MANAGER, R. Williams, Northgate Chambers, Northgate-atreet, Chester. I QAKES' IJINENS. NOTHING TO BEAT. OAKEs'L INENS. SEE THAT YOU GET THEM. QAKES' LINENS. MADE IN BELFAST. PURE GRASS BLEACHED. QAKES' LINENS. THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST. QAKES' L INENS. ALWAYS GOOD ALIKE. QAKES' L INENS. DAMASK TABLE LINENS, SERVIETTES, &c. QAKES' L INENS. SHEETS AND SHEETING. QAKES' L INENS. HUCKABACK TOWELS AND TOWELLINGS. GLASS AND TEA CLOTHS. OAKE,S9 have a SPECIALITY in BLEACHED COTTON SHEETS, Hemmed and Washed, from from 5/11 JXHJ? P«M». "I -I 13, 15, EASTGATE STREET, -5 CHESTER. CYCLES! CYCLES!! CYCLES! IDE 'MAZEPPA' CYCLES, HIGHEST GRADE. 1897 Patterns now ready. Call and inspect our special LADY'S PNEUMATIC Price 910 10 0 GENT'S do. do. 910 0 0 Complete with all accessories and guaranteed for twelve months. Cash or easy payments. Write for our catalogue. GEORGE & CO., CYCLE FACTORS, SCOILAND ROAD, LIVERPOOL, opposite Crane & Sons. Telephone 1915. THE pIONEER QOMPLETE FURNISHING STORES, 9 TO 19, BOLD STREET, LIVERPOOL, ONE OF THE LARGEST FURNISHING HOUSES IN THE KINGDOM. THE SECRET OF THE LOW PRICES IS THAT ALL GOODS ARE SOLD FOR CASH ONLY. THE SELECTION FROM AN CUSTOMERS Immense Stock. ENJOY Every Article Marked in THE Plain Figures. FOLLOWING ALL PURCHASES OVER ADVANTAGES. 40s. DELIVERED FREE TO ANY RAILWAY STATION IN GREAT BRITAIN. Every Requisite for Complete Furnishing AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES. CALL AND WALK THROUGH OUR 50 SHOW ROOMS OR SEND FOR ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE FREE pIONEER Complete Furnishing Stores, 9 to 19, Bold Street, Liverpool. ISAAC WILLIAMS AND SON, REGISTERED PLUMBERS, GLAZIERS, & GAS FITTERS, I- CUPPIN STREET, CHESTER. Plumbers' Brasswork of all descriptions; Patent Water Closets, Lavatories, Baths, &c. Glass of all qualities and patterns kept in Stock. E ADE'S pILLS. EADE'S TJILLS. All who suffer from Gout or JT Rheumatism should imme- EADE'S | lILLS. diately have recourse to JT" EADE'S PILLS. Hundreds of EADE'S | »ILLS. Testimonials hare been received J_ from all sorts and conditions of EADE'S 1 BILLS. men testifying to the wonderful -jL~ power the°e Pills have in giving EADE'S | BILLS. relief in the very worst cases. JL These Pills are purely vegetable uid perfectly safe in their action. INSTANT BELIEF AND RAPIDLY CURE THE WORST FORM OF GOUT, BHEUMATISM, RHEUMATIC GOUT, PAINS IN THE HEAD, FACE, AND LIMBS. And have the largest recommendation ever given any Patent Medicine of its class. GOUT 16, Burton-cresent, Dewsbory- road, Leeds, May 2nd, 1894." 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