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loublic Announcements, ROYALTY THEATRE, CITY ROAD, CHESTER. Sole Proprietor and Responsible Manager: Mr. JAS. W. CARTER. LAST FOUR NIGHTS OF THE GREATEST OF POPULAR DRAMAS, "THE SPAN OF LIEE." Time and Prices as usual. WIRRAL &B IRKENHEAD A GRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S FIFTY-FIFTH ANNUAL SHOW, PRESIDENT— JOSEPH HOULT, ESQ., J.P., OF LIVE STOCK, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE, DOGS, POULTRY & PIGEONS, PLANTS, FRUITS AND FLOWERS, IMPLEMENTS, MACHINERY, CARRIAGES & MOTOR CARS, WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE PERMANENT SHOW GROUNDS, BIDSTON, TO-DAY (WEDNESDAY) AND TO-MORROW (THURSDAY), UPWARDS OF 5,000 ENTRIES. SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS! THERE WILL BE A GRAND EXHIBITION OF ACHINERY IN NOTION EACH DAY. THE DRIVING COMPETITIONS AND LEAPING OF HUNTERS EACH DAY Will form a more Attractive Feature than ever. ENTRY OF DOGS, POULTRY, PIGEONS. PUBLIC LUNCHEON ON THE FIRST DAY AT ONE O'CLOCK PROMPT. THE FLOWER & FRUIT SHOW 'Will be one of the finest and most attractive ever witnessed, the accommodation for exhibits having been nearly doubled. A SPLENDID SELECTION OF MUSIC BY THE TRANMERE GLEAM SILVER PRIZE BAND. The CHALLENGE CUPS and BOWLS will be presented to the winners on Wednesday After- noon in the Horse Judging Ring. THE SHOW WILL BE OPEN On WEDNESDAY from 9-30 o'clock a.m. to 7 p m. and On THURSDAY from 9 o'clock a.m. to 5 p.m. ADMISSION First Day, 2s. 6d. Second Day, Is. CHILDREN, Half-price on Each Day. ARTHUR H. EDWARDSON, Secretary. CHESTER FOAL SHOW, 1897. THE FIFTEENTH ANNUAL FOAL SHOW FOR AGRICULTURAL FOALS, YEARLINGS, AND TWO-YEAR-OLDS, AND FOR HUNTER AND ROADSTER FOALS AND YEARLINGS, AND TWO-YEAR-OLDS, Will be held under the auspices of the CHESTER FARMERS' CLUB, IN THE LINEN HALL, CHESTER, From 9.30 a.m. to 3 o'clock p.m., ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH, 1897, When the following PRIZES will be given by the Chester Farmers' Club £ £ £ CLAss A-Agricultural Colt Foal 3,2 1 „ B-Agricultural Filly Foal ,3.2 1 „ C—Agricultural Colt or Filly Foal by any of Mr. Chadwick's Horses 5.3.2 » D-Colt or Filly Foal by J.P 3.2.0 « E—Colt Foal by Nailstone Orthodox 3.0.0 F-Filly Foal by Nailstone Orthodox3.0 0 to G-Two year old Agricultural Gelding or Filly 3.2.1 H—Yearling Agricultural Gelding or Filly 3.2 .I « I—Yearling Agricultural Entire Colt.3.2.0 Entered in or eligible to enter in the Stud Book. CLASS J-Hunter Colt or Filly Foal 3.2 1 « K—Roadster Colt or Filly Foal .3.2..1 Year ling Hunter Colt or Filly .3.2.0 JJ **—Yearling Colt or Filly Foal by „ _a registered Hackneyed Sire .3 2 0 N—Two-year-old Colt or Filly Foal by a registered Hackney Sire.3.2.0 Class L given by a few Hunting Friends through J. TYREE, Esq., and the exhibits must be bred and exhibited by bona-fide Tenant Farmers. Prizes in Classes M and N given by J. W. Macfie, Esq., Rowton, and the exhibits must be bred and exhibited by bona-fide Tenant Farmers. Class C given by the Executors of Mr. CHADWICK. Class D given by Mr GEO. MULLOCK, Poulton. SPECIAL PRIZES given by Mr. STORRAR, jun., M.R.C.V.S., for the best Colt op Filly Foal by 'Lord Derwent,* £ 2; for the best ditto by 'High Sheriff,' £ 2. No animal to be entered in more than one Class. cial Prizes excepted. ENTRANCE FEE-S.-To members of the above or Subscribers of 10s. 6d, and upwards to the *oai Show, 2s. 6d. each entry Non-Member, 10s. ADjfiagION TO THE SHow,-ONE SHILLING. All Stock must be in the Yard by Nine o'clock. Judging commences at Half-past Nine. All Foals to be led. p All Stock to be bona-fide tha property of the rrXhibitor, and must have been in his possession p8 wonths prior to the Show. Eatry Forjas and all other particulars apply 10 the Hon. Secretary. les Close on SATURDAT, September 4th. pticea provided in the Yard at reasonable 20 CHAS. WM. BUTTON, HOD, Sea, **°d8kam-street, Chester. TOH.R.H.THE BT SPECIAL PRINCE OF APPOINTMENT CHM WALES. W. & F. BROWN & CO. CABINET MAKERS & UPHOLSTERERS, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. JJ OUSE AGENTS. PROPRIETORS Of WAREHOUSES FOR STORING T T FURNITURE. VANS FOR REMOVING FURNITURE. Low PRICE AND RATES. Public annottuctmento. IVFLDDLEWICH AND DISTRICT JLTX AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. President for the year: Col. C. H. FRANCE-HAYHCEST. THE ANNUAL SHOW of Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Roots, Fruit, Vegetables, Grain, Cheese, Butter, Implements, Dogs, Poultry, Pigeons, &c., will be held at MIDDLEWICH, on WEDNESDAY, the 15th September, 1897. In addition to the valuable Silver Cups and Special Prizes mentioned in the Prize List, the President will give a Special Prize of JE5 or a Silver Cup for the best Dairy Cow (in milk or in calf) in the Show. Entries close 1st September. Prize Lists, &c. apply to THOS. B. MANLEY, Secretary. Newton Fields, Middlewich. LTRINCHAM AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 36TH ANNUAL 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 Misceilaneous Exhibits. ENTRIES CLOSE SEPTEMBER 7TH. Prize List now ready, and may be had from the Secretary, WILLIAM GRAHAM, 48, Railway-street, Altrincham. BRABAZON EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY. THE ANNUAL SALE OF THE WORK OF THE INMATES OF CHESTER UNION WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD, AT THE MASONIC HALL, IN FOREGATE STREET. GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. EXCURSIONS will run as under:- -f MONDAY, Sept. 13, to CHELTENHAM and GLOUCESTER for 5 days, leaving CHESTER at 9-0 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. J. L. WILKINSON, General Manager. GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY. (M. S. & L. RAILWAY.) ONCASTER RACES. On WEDNESDAY, 8th September (ST. LEGER DAY), a CHEAP FAST EXCURSION to *^CASTER wiH leave CHESTER (Northgate) at 7-15 a.m. and MOULDS WORTH at 7-27 am For tImes of return, fares, and full particulars see bills. WILLIAM POLLITT, General Manager. Manchester, August, 1897. E S W ALL. JJOTEL VICTORIA. RESIDENTIAL HOTEL. Delightful climate. Highly recommended by the Medical Profession, being sheltered from the North and East winds by the Heswall Hills. Magnificent views of the River Dee and Welsh Mountains. Healthiest and most picturesque part of Cheshire. SPECIAL TERMS FOR WEEK ENDS. Apply MRS. REES, Manageress. Telephone 2205. KHYL. VISITORS will find every comfort at the NEW MARINE HYDRO during the present season. Close to golf links. Facing the sea. ORTH WALES. — CARNARVON BAY t HOTEL and BUNGALOW near Snowdon- magnificent scenery; 60 rooms, well furnished; excellent cuisine; boating, bathing, fishing (sea and river), riding, driving. Terms very moderate. SOUTHPORT SUNNYSIDE HYDRO. KJ 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. gufcltcations. JUST PUBLISHED. LON GRID GIE'S RJ.LOSSARY OF MINING TERMS, VJ W ith Illustrations & Geological Survey Map Signs. PRICE, 2s. 6d. POSTAGE, 2d. It is a book which will naturally be much appreciated among holders of mining shares, as it will render the technicalities of a report intelligible to the uninitiated.* -Fifl(mcml Times. 'Perhaps the distinctive feature pertilining to this Glossary is the illustrations which are appended, showing various forms of veins, deposits, faults, &e.Invention. Of great use to all who are actively associated with practical mining.—South Africa. THE MINING JOURNAL,' 18, Pinch Lane, E C., and 3, Dorset Buildings, Salisbury Square, E.C. New Edition. Just published, post free, 6 stamps. A TREATISE ON NERVOUS DISEASES and WEAKNESS in MEN, with a description of the most common-sense and Scientific Treatment ever introduced. A. J. LEIGH, 92 and 93, Great Russell-st., London. J&oneg to foe lEent 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, 29, PRINCESS-ST., MANCHESTER. MISS KATE BEESLEY, -LTJ- PROFESSOR OF ELOCUTION (Pupil of Miss BATEMAN, London), RECEIVES PUPILS FOR RECITATIONS, STAGE, Ac. CONCERTS AND AT HOMES ATTENDED. Address: Miss KATE BEESLEY, care of Messrs. Phillipson & Golder, Eastgate Row, Chester. Miss KATE BEESLEY will RESUME her LESSONS in Elocution, Recitation, &c., on THURSDAY, September 2nd. ISAAC WILLIAMS AND SON, REGISTERED PLUMBERS, GLAZIERS, & GAS FITTERS, CUPPIN STREET, CHESTER. plumbarx, Brasswork of all descriptions; Patent Water Closets, Lavatories, Baths, &c. fllaes of all qualities and patterns kept in Stock. NORTHGATE BREWERY COMPANY'S PRIME CHESTER ALES. By a JR To SPECIAL HER MAJESTY APPOINTMENT THE QUEEN AND H.R.H. THE PRINCESS OF WALES. JJROWN & CO., MERCERS, CHESTER. AUTUMN NOVELTIES IN MANTLES, CAPES, FURS, NEW DRESS FABRICS, COAT & SKIRTS, SILKS, LINENS, QUILTS, TOWELS. SEALSKIN JACKETS AND FURS REMODELLED. Public Notices, VISITED BY OVER HALF A MILLION PERSONS. The Impressive Painting by HERBERT SCHMALZ, submitted by Royal Command to Her Majesty the Queen. THE < RETURN FROM CALVARY. A profoundly Interesting Picture, painted in Jerusalem by the Artist. RETURN FROM CALVARY Representing the three Marys and St. John return- ing after the Crucifixion. RETURN FROM CALVARY Gives a picturesque view of Jerusalem as in the days of our Lord. RETURN FROM CALVARY Shows the palace of Herod, the Gate of Damascus, Triumphal Arch, the Temple of Venus, &c., &c. RETURN FROM CALVARY Has already been visited by over half-a-million people. On View August 30th and following days AT MINSHULL & MEESON'S GALLERY, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. FUND FOR THE RELIEF OF THE J- NECESSITOUS SALMON FISHERMEN OF THE RIVER DEE. At a recent Meeting of the Dee Fishery Board urgent attention was called to the failure of this year's Salmon Fishery, and it was decided that the Chairman of the Board (His Grace the Duke of Westminster, K.G.) and the Mayor of Chester ) (B. C. Roberts, Esq.) be requested to open a Subscription List for the benefit of the necessitous I Fishermen. DONATIONS to the Fund are respectfully invited, and may be paid to LLOYDS' Bank, at Chester; or I to Mr. HENRY JOLLIFFE, 13, St. John-street, Chester. I THE FOLLOWING SUBSCRIPTIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED :— £ 8. d. I Amount previously advertised 39 6 0 H. Enfield Taylor, Esq., Chester 2 0 0 Edwin Bellis, Esq., Holt 0 5 0 CITY AND COUNTY BOROUGH OF CHESTER. REGISTRATION OF PARLIAMENTARY & MUNICIPAL VOTERS I AND COUNTY ELECTORS AND ¡ PAROCHIAL ELECTORS. I, SAMUEL SMITH, Town Clerk of the City and County Borough of Chester, do HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that EDMUND BURKE-WOOD, ESQUIRE, the Barrister at Law appointed to REVISE THE LISTS OF PARLIAMENTARY VOTERS for the Parliamentary Borough of Chester and the BURGESS LISTS for the County Borough of Chester, and the SEPARATE LIST of persons entitled to be elected Councillors or Aldermen of the County Borough of Chester, though not entitled to be on the Burgess Roll, and the LIST OF COUNTY ELECTORS AND PAROCHIAL ELECTORS, WILL HOLD A COURT to Revise the said Lists at the TOWN HALL, NORTHGATE STREET, in the said City and Borough, on MONDAY, the 13th day of SEPTEMBER, 1897, at HALF-PAST TEN o'clock in the Forenoon precisely, when and where all persons ^ko have any Claims or Objections to make, and all Overseers Vestry Clerks, and Collectors of Poor and other Rates and Taxes within the said Parliamentary Borough and County Borough respectively, and all persons interested are required to attend. Dated this 27th day of August, 1897. SAML. SMITH, Town Clerk. CITY AND COUNTY BOROUGH OF CHESTER. IR E GIS FR A T ION OF PARLIAMENTARY & MUNICIPAL VOTERS AND COUNTY ELECTORS AND PAROCHIAL ELECTORS. I, SAMUEL SMITH, Town Clerk of the City and County Borough of Chester, do HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that EDMUND BURKE-WOOD ESQUIRE, Barrister-at-Law, has been apnointed to REVISE THE LISTS OF PARLIAMENTARY VOTERS for the Parliamentary Borough of Chester, and the BURGESS LISTS for the County Borough of Chester, and the SEPARATE LIST of persons entitled to be elected Councillors or Aldermen of the County Borough of Chester, though not entitled to be on the Burgess Roll, and *h? LJSTS OF COUNTY ELECTORS AND AN(J that he will hold AN EVENING SITTING of his Court for such at- T°WN HALL, NORTHGATE- \mwni v jaid 9ifcy anc* Borough, on MONDAY, the 13th day of SEPTEMBER, 1897, at SEVEN o clock in the Evening. Such Evening Sitting will be in addition to the sitting of the said Court at 10.30 a.m. on the same day. Dated this 27th day of August, 1897. SAML- SMITH, Town Clerk. N.B.—The FREEMEN'S LIST will be taken at the above sitting. CYCLES! CYCLES!! CYCLES! IDE 'MAZEPPA' CYCLES, HIGHEST GRADE. 1897 Patterns now ready. Call and inspect our special LADY'S PNEUMATIC Price flO 10 0 GBNT'S do. do. S,10 0 0 Completa with 11.11 accessories and guaranteed for twelve months. Cash or easy payments. Write for our catalogue. GEORGE & CO., CYCLE FACTORS, SCOTLAND ROAD, LIVERPOOL, opposite Crane & Sons. Telephone 1915. EDWARD WILLIAMS. HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER, COLOURER, PAPER-HANGER, Ac., 33, NICHOLAS STREET, CHESTER. Paper-Hangings of the Newest Designs kept in Stock. Pattern Books sent out to Select from. Estimates given for Town or Country Work. pleasure (Erttisto. THE DEE STEAM BOAT CO. The above Company is the only one authorised by His Grace the DUKE oy WESTMINSTER, K.G., torun their STEAMERS regr :ttrly to EATON HALL. THE 'ORMONDE' \«d 'BEND OR' Are now Running as followti srfundays excepted) „ am am am j>m pm pm pm pm Ip.m Chester .dp;9 0jl03(V1130 1 0 1 30 2 45;3 SO 4 30 5 30 EcclestonFy j9 50 1120.122Qjl 50 2 20 3 35 4 20 5 2W6 20 IrouBridge.|l015|lH5! \s 45} IronBr'g.dp;10151I45 „. '5 46j EcclestonFy;i040il210 1285 1 50(2 20 S 35!4 30 6 10i6 45 Chester, arr.11130jl 0:1 25 2 4013 lo!4 2Sl5 20 7 0:7 30 FARES: Chester to Eccleston,6d. Single; 9d. Return. w .1' Ir°n ?«dge, 8d. „ ;ls. „ Weather and other causes permitting. LIVERPOOL TO LLANDUDNO, -LJ BEAUMARIS, BANGOR, & MENAI BRIDGE. DAILY MORNING SAILINGS From Prince's Landing Stage (Sundays excepted, and circumstances permitting). 'ST. TUDNO' Leaves Liverpool.10.45 am Leaves Menai B'dge.3.0 pm Llandudno. 1.0 pm „ Bangor Pier .3.10pm Beaumaris 2.0 pm I „ BeautKaris.3.30 pm 1 5-an^<?1L?ier 2.20 pm Llandudno.4.30pm ArnvesMeaai B dge,2.30 pm Arrives Liverpool .6.45 pm AFTERNOON SAILINGS.ST. ELVIES.' Last Trip, Monday, 13th September, from Wales. MONDAYS, TUESDAYS, and SATURDAYS (until 11th September) for North Wales, leaving Liverpool at 2° clock, connecting with the 'St. Tudno' leaving at7°30pm P-m., and arriving back in Liverpool at i.30 p.m. Cheap Day Excursions and Week-end Tickets issued to 6/th September, T T^?RT>? £ ?^TAUD further particulars apply to THE -E WALES STEAMSHIP CO. LTD., T. G. BREW, Secretary, 20, WATER-ST., LIVEB- POOL. Tel. T S L E OF MAN -L EXPRESS MAIL STEAMERS.-(Sundays excepted.) T,nu„Frr^IVEBP02IS From DOUGLAS. Daily 10.30 a.m and 2 p.m J Daily 9a.m and 3.30 p.m v -A o j r EXTB-4- SAILINGS. Friday, 3rd.. 5pm &jl0inight Mondays 12.30 a m Saturdays.5 pm and 12 30 night IxEETWOOD TO DOUatAS. DOUGLAS TO FLEETWOOD. c + a .at 2.15p.m j 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 RAMSEY-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 bervices, and short Sea passages. Illustrated Pamphlet of Sailings and Hall Caine's l.ittle Man Island,' &c., free, or postage Id —ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET CO., LTD., IMPERIAL BUILDINGS, DOUGLAS. stipping. 'r' "r- "o. 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. HTTE S X AR ITL N~B~. ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS. ^PTICE.—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. ?MATI FMt/p "w f I GERMANIC. Wed;, Sept. 22 MAJESTIC..Wed.,Sept.l5 r*TEUTONIC.Wed, Sept.29 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 To« xr0 r7 j' 80 through bookings to China, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia. For further particulars apply to W. COVENTRY, 41, Watergate-street, Chester; or to ISMA Y. IMRIE, and CO.,10, Liverpool. DOMINION LINE JJOYAL MAIL STEAMERS. To CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES. SAILINGS FROM LIVERPOOL. «ep^' oo f°r Quebec and Montreal Sept. 29.CANADA, for Boston Superior accommodation at lowest rates for saloon, second cabin, and steerage passengers. TT tickets issued to all inland points in United States and Canada. Free Land Grants of ^,a<^res 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 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. J^7emigration7 ALL THOSE WHO DESIRE l»l.nlV«! 1 '"FOHMAnON ABOUT The Resources of Canada, the North-West Territories, and Brittsli and of the Gold Fields in Ontario Mrltlsji Columbia, SHOI-lu whtk TO i fvpnoSn?111 EH#' 10' Jnnics street, lilTKKPIIUL, FOR THUIR liANDMOOK >Nr. PHLKTS, WHICH AXE SHN r FRFK. PMPLOIIENT FOUND E. IN OANADA FOR FARMERS AND FARM LABOURERS. MEN NOW WANTED on Crow's Nest PassRailway For particulars aa to wages, &c., apply to the CANADIAN GOVERNMENT AGENT, 15, WATER STREET, LIVERPOOL. Interviews arranged with persons desiring to buy land or obtain free homesteads. WRIGHT'S H AIRDRESSTTVTFT ROOMS. Electric Power Hair Brushing. RGI I^IVRRRA T GOVERNMENT BELL J—X ^5 • TENTS, made of the very best white waterproof canvas, hardly soiled, 40ft. circumference, 10rt. high. With poles, pegs, runners, lines, mallet and bag all complete. Very adaptable for Cricket, Tennis, Lawns, Bathing, Dressing, Camping o Boating, Volunteers, &c. Cost 0 each. Will b,ud any number for 24/- each. Carriage Paid. in be sent on approval. Two just suppliedjffuckingham Palace. Catalogues of Marquees, Ac., Free. ANDRBW PoTTZB, TrJ.t Works* Wolverhampton. lEfcttcattottaL I 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., Woohoich (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 NEXT TERM will commence THURSDAY, September 16th. OOTON LAWN SCHOOL. I ESTABLISHED 1884. Preparation for all Exams. Every comfort and attention. Splendid situation. Ten acres Playing Fields Home Farm Workshop. Head MasterR. R. D. ADAMS, M.A., Cambridge First Class Classic, 1871. At the recent Oxford Local Junior Examination this school had the distinction of passing the youngest candidate at the Liverpool centre. NEXT TERM, Sept. 16. For terms, view; references, &c., apply CHARLES T. WILLIAMS, Hooton Lawn, near Chester. 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 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 k,7 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. REPARATOBY SCHOOL, S. BATMOND- JL STREET, CHESTER. MISS HARRIS. NEXT TERM will begin MONDAY, Sept. 20th, 1897. THE MISSES SERJEANT, JL 24, DUKE-STREET. School Duties will be Resumed THURSDAY, September 2nd. ISS LOUISE CESTRIA, R.C.M., RESUMES LESSONS IN SINGING & VOICE PRODUCTION MONDAY, September 13th. Music Studio: 52, BRIDGE-ST. ROW (W.), Chester. LADY seeks ENGAGEMENT to TEACH DRAWING and MUSIC, for the whole or part of the day; or as ASSISTANT in a School. She has passed first class in the usual Ken- sington subjects. Address B. S., CAPENHURST GRANGE, by Chester. IV/TADAME SABATINI has returned LfJL from Milan, and will RESUME LESSONS in SINGING and VOICE CULTIVATION Sept. 17th. Visits Chester every Friday.—Apply Mrs. DALE, Music Warehouse, Bridge-street Row; or by letter to 9, Canning-street, Liverpool. QAKLEIGH HOUSE SCHOOL LITTLE SUTTON, CHESHIRE. High-class School for Gentlemen's Daughters. NEXT TERM begins September 20th. Principals: THE MISSES DIXON. RCYILL E COLLEGE, A EAST PARADE, RHYL. PRINCIPAL MISS MERCIER, assisted by fully qualified Resident and Visiting Teachers. Pupils may be prepared for the following: Universities' Local Examinations, College of Preceptors, South Ken. sington (Science and Art), Royal College and Academy of Music, and Trinity College; Music. French, German, and Spanish are taught conversa- tionally and grammatically. Entire charge of girls whose parents are abroad. Home comforts ana care. TEEM SEPTEMBER 21ST. pHO T OGRAPHY JL OF THE HIGHEST CLASS ONLY. SPECIALLY SUCCESSFUL IN CHILDREN'S PORTRAITS, WEDDING GROUPS, CRICKET AND ATHLETIC GROUPS G. WATMOUGH WEBSTER, THE STUDIO, 33. BRIDGE-ST. ROW, CHESTER. JJOT ^yATER ^yORK, WEOUGHT IRON WORK, HURDLES, FENCING GATES, ORNAMENTAL PALISADING, VERANDAHS, &c. Repairing of all kinds in connection with an Ironmongery Business. Locks, Keys, Wire and Electric Bells. THOS. W-OOD & gON, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER. WIDOW WELCH'S PILLS FOR FEMALE COMPLAINTS. MRS. SMITHERS, Grand-daughter to the Widow Welch, continues to prepare this celebrated Medicine from the only original and genuina Family Recipe. Its just celebrity for all Female Complaints has obtained for it a most extensive and increasing demand. Purchasers should therefore attend to the following CAUTION.—To be careful that what they purchase is prepared by Mrs. Smithers, who is the only person in possession of the ORIGINAL RECIPE. The genuine are wrapped in Blue Paper, and signed on the Outside label by Mrs. Smithers, and the names of the Sole Wholesale Agents, W. EDWARDS & SON, 157, Queen Victoria Street," formerly of 67, St. Paul's, London, are engraved on the Government Stamp. Sold in boxes at 2s. 9d. each, by moat Chcmiate. QAKES5 J^INENS. NOTHING TO BEAT. QAKES^jl^ENS. SEE THAT YOU GET THEM. QAKES5 L INENS. MADE IN BELFAST. PURE GRASS BLEACHED. OAKEs9 LINENS. THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST. OAKEs9 LINENS. ALWAYS GOOD ALIKE. I QAKES' L INENS. I DAMASK TABLE LINENS, SERVIETTES, &c. I QAKES' IJINENS. SHEETS AND SHEETING. QAKES' JJINENS. HUCKABACK TOWELS AND TOWELLINGS. GLASS AND TEA CLOTHS. OAKES' have a SPECIALITY in BLEACHED COTTON SHEETS, Hemmed and Washed, from from 5,11 per Pair. "( "I 13, 15, EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER. TO CYCLISTS AND OTHERS. THE F GRADUAL PAYMENT SYSTEM as -I- conducted by Messrs. FRANK PEACH & CO., LIMITED, 48, Holborn Viaduct, London, E.C., is a handy and convenient way of purchasing CYCLES, CAMERAS, and other useful things. It is not the Hire System, but ABSOLUTE PUR- CHASE SYSTEM, and is made use of by Ladies and Gentlemen all over the Kingdom. Any make of Cycle can be had through any Cycle Dealer, in any part of the country, on this system, or direct from FRANK PEACH & CO., LIMITED, 48, HOLBORN VIADUCT, LONDON, E.C. All enquiries can be made at above address. Dealers please note. THE pIONEER (JOMPLETE BURNISHING gTORES, 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 THB LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES. CALL AND WALK THROUGH OUR 50 SHOW ROOMS OR SEND FORILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE FREE pIONEER Complete Furnishing Stores, 9 to 19, Bold Street, Liverpool. E ADE'S PILLS. TRADE'S T>ILLS. All who suffer from Gout or TRADE'S piLLS. Ste5atl1SyeShrecourimmto TRADE'S "DILLS. Testimoiiia/skaTe EAJ -r.-p.a T „ from all sorts and conditions of ADJii b IjILLS. men testifying to the wonderful E.r»u»c i^TT T „ power the?e Pills have in giving ADE S TJILLS. relief in the very worst cases. These Pills are purely vegetable ana perfectly safe in their actiOD. INSTANT BELIEF AND RAPIDLY CURE THE WORST FORM OF GOUT, BHEUMATISA1 RHEUMATIC GOUT, PAINS IN THE HEAD. 9ACE, AND LIMBS. And have the largest recommendation ever given any Patent Medicine of its class. Gout 16, Burton-cresent, Dewsbury- road, Leeds, May 2nd 1894 RHEUMATISM Dear Sir,-It is with unbounded It pleasure I send you a few lines in OUT praise of your most excellent Pills. It is six years since I first had OHEUMATISM Rheumatic Gout, and I had three rrrp iu bed wit11 it. Of course I i -i- had the doctor, and lie sweated V4 u down atmost to a skeleton. T> HEUMATISM The next spring I had anothei attack, and was persuaded by a ■ u r friend to try your Pills. I did so, T*TnjTTixi-T.,n»r anci am quite sure they prevented ■ J xlr.Ui>lATlSM my being laid up again. Ever since TT.„ when I had the least pain I have ■ -2-F tak>-n 2 or 3 Pills, and have been V** all right again directly. XJHEUMATISM I WOULD NOT BE WITHOUT TH KM IF THEY COST /Jj_OUT ONE POUND A BOTTLE. You RTa quite at liberty to make HEUMATISM what use you like of this, and I eh»11 be pleased to answer any poor UU1 sufferer who cares to write me -r^TJPTTWATTaTtr (encl 8ing address., wish- ■J HfcUMATISM in,- you every success Yours truly, ALBERT AcrNTkllq. EADE'S GOUT AND RHEUMATIC PILLS Are sold by all Chemists, in Bottles, Is. lid. and 2s 9d or sent pORt free for Postal Order by tbe Proprietor, j ? EADE, *2, GoswEix-BOAn, E.C. Ask for RHEUMATIC PILLS?btain EADE'S 60111 AND JgADE'S pILLS BT SPECIAL APPOINTMENT TO HER MA-JESTT AND M0J6& OF WAMSS. R. BOLLAND & SONS, CONFECTIONERS, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. FIRST-CLASS RESTAU RANT Cyclists Catered for. Customers' Cycles Stored without charge. WINES. TURTLE SOUP. CALF'S-FOOT JELLY. Highly Recommended for Invalids. AFTERNOON TEA. ICES. COOKED HAMS, TONGUES, GALANTINES. PRESSED BEEF, RAISED PIES. Ball Suppers. Wedding Receptions. • HIRE OF PLATK, <fec. WAITERS. WEDDING CAKES. All Sieet kept in stock. Illustrated Catalogues Gratis, Telegrams: "Bollands, Chester." Telephon-P 37. AUTUMN GOODS. JOSEPH BECKETT & CO. Are now prepared with a Large Stock of NEW AUTUMN DRESS FABRICS, COAT AND SKIRT COSTUMES, GOLF CLOAKS AND JACKETS, AUTUMN MILLINERY. FURS. A Large Stock of NEW FVRS in Seal Paletots and Capes, Electrique Seal Oaves. Fnr lined Cloaks, Cravats in Sable, Skunk, Fox, and other Furs. N.B.-Ladies are reminded "that the present is the best time for the Altering and Re-modelling of Seal Jackets and other Furs. Estimates furnisked. EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. TELEPHONE 99. ESTABLISHED 1836. HENRY V IGG-ARS, SEALAND PRODUCE STORES, WATERGATE STREET,, Begs to inform his patrons and friends that be bu at all times in stock a f-resh and carefully-selected variety of BRITISH AND FOREIGN FRUITS, and a large Daily Supply of VEGETABLES & GENERAL MARKET PRODUCE, principally grown on his Sealand Farms. ALL ORDERS CAREFULLY AND PHOHPTLT ATTENDED TO AT LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES. FFHOMAS ATOEBUSY (Fellow of the Institute of Sanitary Engineers), REGISTERED PLUMBER, GLAZIER, AND AUTHORISED GASFITTER, 26, CHARLES STREET, HOOLE. TELEPHONE 173. Any Orders left at NORBUBY'S City Dining Booms, 20, Foregate Street wil receive every attention. HENRY XJANCELEY & SON, ENGINEERS, BROOK STREET, CHESTER, MANUFACTURERS OF STEAM ENGINES, SAW BENCHES, BUILDERS IRONWORK, IRON & BRASS CASTINGS REPAIRS TO STEAM ENGINES OF ALL KINDS GENERAL MACHINERY, &C. THE PROPRIETORS OF THE CHESTER COURANT BEG TO ANNOUNCE THAT THEY HAVE AT THEIR PRINTING WORKS, THE CROSS, CHESTER, THE BEST AND LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF NEW TYPE, AND THAT THEY CAN SUPPLY EVERY DESCRIPTION OF Fancy & Commercial Printing WITH PROMPTNESS AND ECONOMY. COMMERCIAL PRINTING. AUCTIONEERS' CATALOGUES, AUCTIONEERS' POSTERS, AUCTIONEERS' STATIONERY. LEGAL PRINTING OF ALL KINDS. MEMORANDA OF AGREEMENT AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION, DIVIDEND WARRANTS, PROXY FORMS. GENERAL PRINTING SUCH AS NOTE-HEADS, BILL-HEADS, INVOICE FORMS IN EVERY VARIETY, CONCERT PROGRAMMES, CONCERT POSTERS, TRADESMEN'S CIRCULARS, LABELS, TICKETS, &C. BOOKBINDING. LITHOGRAPHY. The Courant Printing Works, THE CROSS, CHESTER. •^EATING'S POWDER. KEATING'S POWDER. K EATING'S POWDER. -L- Kills Fleas, Bugs, Moths, Beetles. Kills Fleas, Bugs, Moths, Beetles. Kills Fleas, Bugs, Moths, Beetles. THE UNRIVALLED KILLER. THE UNRIVALLED KILLER. fTIHE UNRIVALLED KILLER. -1- Kills Fleas, Bugs, Moths, Beetles (Harmless to everything but Insects). Sold only in tins, 3d., 6d and Is. Only be sure you do get g Keatibg's.' WORMS IN CHILDREN, WORMS IN CHILDREN, Are easily, rarely, and with perfect safety got rid of by using KKATING'S WORM TABLETS (has no effect e*- cept on worms). Sold by ail Chemists, in Tins, Ilif each.