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public Announcements. ROYALTY TH EATRE, CITY ROAD, CHESTER. Sole Proprietor and Responsible Manager: Mr. JAS. W. CARTER. Two OF THE GREATEST AND MOST EXPENSIVE ENGAGEMENTS EVER MADE IN ONE WEEK BY ANY MANAGER. MONDAY NEXT, SEPT. 13TH, 1897, for-Three Nights Only, and One Morning Per- formance -on WEDNESDAY at 2, HER MAJESTY'S SERVANTS, THE ROYAL CARL ROSA OPERA COMPANY. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH, AT 7.30, 'C A R M E N.' TUESDAY, SEPT. 14TH, AT 7.30, M A R I T A N A.' WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPT. KTH, AT 2, F A U S'T WEDNESDAY EVENING, AT 7.30, 'TANNHAUSER.' SPECIAL PRICES OF ADMISSION :—Private Boxes, 12 10s. j Dress Circle, 6s.; Orchestra Stalls, 5s.; Pit Stalls, 3s.; Pit, 2s.; Gallery, Is. IMPORTANT ENGAGEMENT of MR. ALBERT CHEVALIER and Specially Selected London Company, in the New Musical Comedy, entitled 'THE LAND OF NOD,' THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH, 17TH, AND 18TH, Three Nights Only. Box Plan for the above Important Engagements now ready, at Messrs. PHILLIPSON & GOLDER'S, Eastgate Row. IN AID OF THE INFIRMARY. CHESTER LANTERN CYCLE PARADE, ON WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 15TH, 1897. FINEST PARADE IN THE PROVINCES! GRAND CARNIVAL AND DANCE. SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS! (See -small bills.) PRIZES value P, 3 0.- -COMPETITORS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED. Lady and Gentlemen COLLECTORS WANTED. Apply W. HUNTER, 52, Northgate-street. For Prize Lists and-further particulars applytto J. GRIFFITHS, 7 Hoc. G. S. N. HULL, The Cross, ) Seoe. ST. MARY'S pARISH TRIENNIAL BAZAAR. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. The above BAZAAR will be held in the SCHOOLS, HAND BRIDGE, on FRIDAY and SATURDAY, the 8th and 9th days of OCTOBEB next. Full particulars will be announced shortly. Contributions of Fancy or other Goods will be gratefully received at the Rectory. H. GRANTHAM, Rector. ARVIN PARISH BAZAAR, OCTOBER 13TH AND 14TH. HER GRACE THE DuoRzss OF WESTMINSTER 'has kindly promised to perform the Opening Ceremony. Further particulars later. A. H. SEWBROCK, Secretary. ^QHESTER 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, Erom 9.30 a.m. to 3 o'clock ¡p.m., ON SATURDAY NEXT, SEPT. 11TH, 1897. ADMISSION TO THE SHOW.—ONE SHILLING. All Stock must be in the Yard by Nine .o'clock. Judging commences at Half-past Nine. All Foala to be led. Lunch will be provided in the Yard at seasonable prices. CHAS. WM. DUTTON, Hon. Sec. 20, ITrodaham-street, Chester. WIRRAL FARMERS' CLUB, 1897. THE ELEVENTH FOAL, YEARLING, AND TWO-YEAR-OLD SHOW AND SALE Will be held (nnder the auspices of the above Club), IN THE HOOTON, SMITHFIELD (By kind permission of Mr. Carter), °* MONDAY., SEPTEMBER 20TH, 1897, FROM 1 UNTIL 5 P.M. PRIZES. 1st. 2nd. 3rd. 1 £ £ £ Class A Cart Colt Foal S. 2. 1 I j, B-Cart Fitly Foal 3. 2 1 C—Foal by Wirral Club Horse. 3. 2 1 „ D—Foal by Mr. Hughes' Horse, Atlaa III[ 2 gns. E—Fo&l by a-ay of Mr.Cha.dwick'a Horses. 5 3 2 „ F-Silver Challenge Cup, value zE5, for Best Cart Mare and Foal, the property of a mem- ber of the Wirral Farmers' Club, the Cup to become the property of a Member win- ning two years in succes- sion, or three years in all (the gift of Mr. G. W. Ziegler, Landican) G—Shire Horse Society s Medal for Best Shire Mare, Filly, or Filly Foal that is re- gistered or eligible for re- gistration in the Stud Bo°k 2 1 W—Yearling CartGeldmg or Filly 3 2 1 '• MVO'YX-OU Cart 1 „ J-Hn'ntM^oi'tor Fiiiy J jr Roadster Colt or Filly.•••••• 3 Chadwick'e Hones cannot take a First mOlas ISi-Se Cb!'we& morring'. post, Forms Sec. Higher Farm, Pronton, Oxton. GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. to OSWESTRY (AGRicULTUR\L SHOW leaving CHESTER at 7-55 and 11-15 a.m. „ SATURDAY September 18, to Ludlow, HE POR5UE^sY'MoPnmouth, ghepstow^ Newport, CARDIFF, Swansea, TENBY, PemDrok MILFORD, Ac., for 3 or 8 days, leaving CHESTER atTicket™ bills, and pamphlets can be obtained at the Stations, wilKINSQNt General Manager. 1SAAC iS5sH5T PLUMBED & A CUPPIN STREET, CHESTER. flumbers' Brasswork of all &'c Water Closets, Lavatories, Baths, « GUtsof »Uqualities »ND p»tter»s kept ID Stock. <M 9&M To H.R.H. THE By SPECIAL 31^, PRINCE OF BT SPECIAL 31^, APPOINTMENT VUH WAXES. W. & F. BROWN & Co., CABINET MAKERS & UPHOLSTERERS, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. H 0 USE AGE N T S. PROPRIETORS Of WAREHOUSES FOR STORING VT FURNITURE. VANS FOR REMOVING FURNITURE. Low PRICE AND RATES. ublic Notices* VISITED BY OVER HALF A MILLION PERSONS. The Impressive Painting by HERBERT SCHMAXZ, submitted by Royal Command to Her Majesty the Queen. THE XJETURN FROM CALVARY. -Aw 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. NOW ON VIEW AT MINSHULL & MEESON'S GALLERY, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. ST. ASAPH DIOCESAN CONFERENCE, 1897. MEETINGS AT DENBIGH. THURSDAY & FRIDAY, SEPT. 23RD & 24TK. (For order of Meetings see Programme). MORNING SERVICE will be held in St. David's Church on THURSDAY, September 23rd, at 10 a.m. EVENING SERVICE at 6.30, at St. Mary's Church, with a Sermon by the Rev. Herbert Edward Ryle, D.D., President of Queen's College, Cambridge. THE PRESENTATION OF THE BISHOP'iJ PORTRAIT will take place at the commencement of the after- noon meeting Thursday, Sept. 23rd. A GENERAL MEETING will be held at the Drill Hall on FRIDAY EVENING, Sept. 24th, at 8 o'clock P. P. Pennant, Esq., will take the ehair. Collections will be made at each service, and at -the Conference Meetings, towards defraying the i,expenses. Local Secretaries: The Rev. E. J. DAVIES, Clergy House, Denbigh. EDGAR J. SWAYNE, Esq., Oaklea, Denbigh. MR. JOHN JOHNSON, of Coddington Mills, desires to return his sincere THANKS to the many Friends who have so kindly tendered their sympathy to him in his recent ^bereavement. THE CHESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL .offers for Competition a SCHOLARSHIP, tenable -for ten months at the School of Domestic Economy, Chester, to obtain instruction in Cookery, Dressmaking, and Laundry Work. Applications must be sent to the undersigned not later than September 24th. RICHARD P. WARD, Organizing Secretary's Office, Crewe. FUND FOR THE RELIEF OF THE 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 Fishermen. DONATIONS to the Fund are respectfully invited, and may be paid to LLOYDS' Bank, at Chester; or to Mr. HENRY JOLLIFFE, 13, St. John-street, Chester. THE FOLLOWING SUBSCRIPTIONS BAVE BEEN RECEIVED :— £ s. d. Amount previously advertised 41 11 0 Mrs. Hudson, the Bache, Chester. 2 2 0 Sir T. G. Frost, Redcliff, Chester. 2 0 0 CITY AND COUNTY BOROUGH OF CHESTER. REG I A TOFR 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, 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 who 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. Registration OF PARLIAMENTARY & MUNICIPAL VOTERS AND COUNTY ELECTORS AND PAROCHIAL ELECTORS. T SAMUEL SMITH, Town Clerk of the City and' County Borough of Chester, do HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that EDMUND BURKE-WOOD, FooniRE Barrister-at-Law, has been 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 LISTS OF COUNTY ELECTORS AND PAROCHIAL ELECTORS, and that he will hold AN EVENING SITTING of his Court for such Revision, at the TOWN HALL, NORTHGATE- STREET, in the said City and 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 d&Dated this'27th day of August, 1897. SAML. SMITH, Town Clerk. N.B.—The FREEMEN'S LIST will be taken at the above Bitting. NOETHGATE BREWERY COMPANY'S PRIME CHESTER ALES. BY TO SPECIAL HER MAJESTY APPOINTMENT WSPHMSW THE QUEEN AND H.R.H. THE PRINCESS OF WALES. BROWN & CO., MERCERS, CHESTER. AUTUMN NOVELTIES IN MANTLES, CAPES, FURS, NEW DRESS FABRICS, COAT & SKIRTS, SILKS, LINENS, QUILTS, TOWELS. SEALSKIN JACKETS AND FURS REMODELLED. vublic Acticts. COUNTY OF CHESTER. WIRRAL PARLIAMENTARY DIVISION. REGISTRATION OF PARLIAMENTARY ELECTORS, COUNTY ELECTORS, & PAROCHIAL ELECTORS, 1897. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that EDMUND BURKE WOOD, ESQUIRE, having been appointed one of the Barristers to REVISE THE LISTS OF ELECTORS in Parliamentary Elections, within the North Wales Circuit, will make a Cir- cuit and hold Courts for Revising the Lists of Parliamentary Electors, County Electors and Parochial Electors, and also of the separate List of Persons entitled to be elected Members of the County Council of the County of Chester, though not entitled to be on the County Electors Roll of the said County, for the WIRRAL DIVISION of the COUNTY OF CHESTER, at the several times and places following, that ir, to sa.V:- For the several Parishes in tne toiiowingroiiing Districts viz. BEBINGTON POLLING DISTRICT- Bebington Higher I Poulton-eum-Spital Bebington Lower I and Bromborough | Storeton BIRKENHEAD POLLING DISTRICT- Birkenhead Rock Ferry Claughton-cum-Grange I and Oxton I Tranmere within the Municipal Borough of Birkenhead, Bidston-cum-Ford I Prenton Noctorum and | On THURSDAY, the 16th day of September next, at 10 o'clock in the Forenoon, and at 6 o'clock in the Evening on the same day, at the MAGIS- TRATES' COURT HOUSE, ABBEY STREET, BIRKENHEAD. For the several Parishes and Parts of Parishes in the following Polling Districts, viz. LISCARD POLLING DISTRICT, No. 1- Liscard: That part not included in Liscard Polling District No. 2. LISCARD POLLING DISTRICT, No. 2- Liscard That part comprised within the follow- ing boundary, viz. Holland Road, Zig Zag Footpath, Penkett Road, Earlston Road, Mount Pleasant Road, liose biae, ana an North of that. POULTON-CUM-SEACOMBE POLLING DISTRICT- Poulton-cum-Seacombe. WALLASEY POLLING DISTRICT- Wallasey. On FRIDAY, the 17th day of September next, at 10 o'clock in the Forenoon, and at 6 o'clock in the Evening on the same day; and on SATURDAY, the 18th day of September next, at 10 o'clock in the Forenoon, atthe SCHOOLROOM, SAINT MARY'S CHURCH, LISCARD. For the several Parishes in the following Polling District, viz GREAT SAUGHALL POLLING DISTRICT- Blacon-cum-Crabwall I Saughall Little Lea Shotwick Mollington Great Shotwick Park Mollington Little and Saughall Great I Woodbank On MONDAY, the 20th day of September next, at 3 15 o'clock in the Afternoon, at the NATIONAL SCHOOL, GREAT SAUGHALL. For the several Parishes and parts of Parishes in the following Polling District, viz. :— HOYLAKE POLLING DISTRICT- Hoylake-cum-West Kirby: That part formerly the Parishes of Hoose, Meolse Great and Meolse Little. WRST KIRBY POLLING DISTRICT- Caldy Thurstaston Frankby and Grange Hoy lake-cum-West Irby Kirby that part formerly part of the Parish of Grange, and West Kirby. On TUESDAY, the 21st day of September next, at 10 15 o'clock in the Forenoon, at the CONGREGA- TIONAL SCHOOL, HOYLAKE. For the several Parishes in the following Polling District, viz. UPTON POLLING DISTRICT- Arrow I Saughall Massie Greasby Thingwall Landican Upton and Moreton I Woodchurch On TUESDAY, the 21st day of September next, at 3.30 o'clock in the Afternoon, at the NATIONAL SCHOOL, UPTON. For the several Parishes in the following Polling Districts, viz. HESWALL POLLING DISTRICT- Barnston I Heswall-cum-Oldfield Brimstage I and Gayton | Pensby NESTON POLLING DISTRICT- Burton Raby Ness Thornton Hough Neston-cum-Parkgate and Puddington Willaston On WEDNESDAY, the 22nd day of September next, at 10.45 o'clock in the Forenoon, at the MAGISTRATES' COURT HOUSE, NESTON- CUM-PARKGATE. For the several Parishes in the following Polling Districts, viz. ELLESMERE PORT POLLING DISTRICT- Backford Stanlow Chorlton Stanney Great Croughton Stanney Little Netherpool ) Stoke and Overpool Whitby LITTLE SUTTON POLLING DISTRICT- Capenhurst Ledsham Childer Thornton Sutton Great EaBtham and Hooton Sutton Little And for all and every the Parishes, Townships and places (if any) within the said Wirral Division of the County of Chester, for which Courts to Revise the Parliamentary Electors' Lists, County Electors' Lists, and Parochial Electors' Lists, therein have not hereinbefore been appointed. On WEDNESDAY, the 22nd day of September next, at 2.45 o'clock in the Afternoon, at the NATIONAL SCHOOL, LITTLE SUTTON. At the Courts for such of the above-mentioned Parishes as are situate within the Borough of Birkenhead, the Barrister will, under the above Notice, revise the Ownership Lists only for such All Overseers and other Persons whose attend- ance may be necessary, are hereby required to attend the said Courts at the several times and places aforesaid, at which the Lists of their respective Parishes are hereby appointed to be revised, and all Overseers are required to produce in Court the Rate Books of their respective Parishes, containing the Poor Rates made and allowed during the period between the 5th day of January, 1896, and the 15th day of July, 1897, and to bring with them copies of their Lists, and all Notices of Claims and Objections, and other Papers they have received, concerning the Registration of Parliamentary Electors for the Wirral Division and County and Parochial Electors of the said County of Chester. J REGINALD POTTS, Clerk of the Cheshire County Council. Chester, 24th August, 1897. pleasure Cruises. DEE STEAM BOAT CO. I The above Company is the only one authorised by His Grace the DUKE OF WESTMINSTER, K.G., torun their STEAMERS regularly to EATON HALL. THE 'ORMONDE' AND 'BEND OR' Are now Running as follows (Sundays excepted) I am am am pm pm pm pm pm Chester.dp9 O'loSOllSOjl 0 1 30 2 45 3 30 4 30 EcclestonPjrj9 50I11201220 1 50 2 20:3 35|4 20 5 2Q Iron Bridge.JiOISfcll-M ] |5 43 IronBr'g.dpjX015 1. L J ;5 45 EcclestonFyi 1040jlM0< 1235 1 50 2 20 3 35 4 30 6 10 Chester, arr.11130|1 Oil 25l2 40|3 10|4 25l5 20,7 0 I FARES: Chester to EV leston,6d. Single; 9d. Return. Iron Jridge, 8d. ;ls. Weather an& other causes permitting. LIVERPOOL TO LLANDUDNO, J BEAUMARIS, BANGOR, & MENAI BRIDGE. DAILY MORNING SAILINGS From Prince's Landing Stage (Sundays excepted, and circumstances permitting). P.S. ST. TUDNO,' Daily to 27th Sept. Leaves Liverpool.10.45 am Leaves Menai B dge.3.0 pm Llandudno. 1.0 pm Bangor Pier ,3.10 pm Beaumaris 2.0 pm I „ Beaumaris.3.30 pm Bangor Pier 2.20 pm „ Llandudno.4.30 pm ArrivesMenai B'dge.2.30 pm 'Arrives Liverpool .6.45 pm AFTERNOON SAILING.ST. ELVIES.' Last Trip, Monday, 13th September, from Wales. SATURDAYS 4th and 11th MONDAY, 6th; and TUESDAYS, 7th September, for North Wales, leaving Liverpool at 2 o'clock, connecting with the St. Tudno' leaving Llandudno at 4.30 p.m., and arriving back in Liverpool at 6.45 p.m. Early Boat from Wales on Mondays, 6th and 13th and Tuesday, 7th Sept., due in Liverpool at 10-15 a.m. Cheap Day Excursioni and Week-end Tickets issued to 27th September. For fares and all further particulars apply to THE LIVERPOOL AND NORTH WALES STEAMSHIP CO. LTD., T. G. BREW, Secretary, 20, WATEE-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 3.30 p.m EXTRA SAILINGS. Saturdays.5 pm and 12.30 (Mondays 12.30 a.m right I FLEETWOOD TO DOUCAAS. 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 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 Services, and short Sea passages. Illustrated Pamphlet of Sailings and Hall Caine's Little Man Island,' Ac., free, or postage Id. ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET CO., LTD., IMFEBIAL BCILDIMQS, DOUGLAS. Stjippins. "M ) N-jT W REDUCED FARES. Intending Settlers approved by the Agent-General receive Passages at lieduced 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 STAR LINE. tV ROYAL fAIL 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. •MAJESTIC .Wed.,Sept. 15 | .TEUTONIC.Wed, Sept.29 GERMANIC.Wed.,Sept. 22 | BRITANNIC ..Wed., Oct. 6 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,"I,iverpool. BEAYIFLINE. 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. EMIGRATION. ALL THOSE WHO DESXKE INFORMATION ABOUT The Agricultural Resources of Canada, the North-West Territories, and British Columbia, and of the Gold Fields in Ontario and British Columbia, SHOULD WRITE TO I ALLAK BROTHERS, AO, James Street, LIVERPOOL, FOR THEIR HANDBOOK AND PAM- 1 PHLBTS, WHICH ARIZ SRNT FliER. CALIFORNIA, ARIZONA, MEXICO, TEXAS, For Health, Pleasure, and Profit. Reliable information as to FRUIT GROWING, FARMING, HUNTING, FISHING, &c., sent free. Tours and Single Trips affording choica of several routes. Lowest mtes for all classes.-Apply to Run. FALCK, General Eitropean Agent, Southern Pacific Company, 25, Water-street, Liverpool; 18, Cockspur-street, S.W., and 49, Leadenball-street, E.C., London. Educational* RNOLD H OUSE 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 NEXT TERM will commence THURSDAY, September 16th. SCHOOL OF COMMERCE, 0 32, DUKE STREET. School Duties Resumed September 7th. OOTON LAWN SCHOOL. 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 I CHARLES T. WILLIAMS, Hooton Lawn, near Chester. HE 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. OARDING 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 )0 MISS M. K. MONTGOMERY, B.A. (Lond.), and MISS E. K. McCONNELL, M.A. (Victoria). Kindergarten Class under trained and experienced J Kindergarten Mistress. NEXT TERM will begin SEPT. 22ND. PREPARATORY SCHOOL, 5, RAYMOND- STREET, CHESTER. MISS HARRIS. NEXT TERM will begin MONDAY, Sept. 20th, 1897. MORETON HOUSE, Tarviii Road, CHESTER. HOME SCHOOL for GIRLS, and KINDERGARTEN. RE-OPENS SEPT. 9th. MISS A. PYE, Certified Art Mistress, gives LESSONS in DRAWING and PAINTING, in Chester, Hawarden, &c. Term commences Sept. 20th.— Address: The Studio, 23, Bridge-street Row, Chester. MISS LOUISE CESTRIA, R.C.M., At RESUMES LESSONS IN SINGING & VOICE PRODUCTION MONDAY, September 13th. Music Studio: 52, BRIDGE-ST. ROW (W.), Chester. MADAME SABATINI has returned 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. DANCING AND DEPORTMENT.— L7 MESDAMES EDWARDS and MAJOR beg to announce that their CLASSES will be RESUMED on SATURDAY, October 3rd. and THURSDAY, Oct. 7th. All the newest Dances taught privately and in class.—Apply F. W. CHAPMAN, 8, St. Werburgh- street. OAKLEIGH HOUSE SCHOOL LITTLE SUTTON, CHESHIRE. High-class School for Gentlemen's Daughters. NEXT TERM begins September 20th. Principals: THE MISSES DIXON. ECVTLLE 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 and care. TERM SEPTEMBER 21ST. IMPORTANT NOTICE. STORES' PRICES. ALL THE WORKS PERFORMED AT THE CHESTER MUSICAL FESTIVAL CAN BE HAD AT THE LARGE DISCOUNT OF 3D. IN THE Is. 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 H OHESTER MODEL" IRON PIÅOS 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. 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