LYTHAM. CLIFTON ARMS IIOTEL. 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. SPECIAL NEW RESTAURANT IN CONNECTION FOR DAY VISITORS. FOR TARIFF APPLY A. D. EARLE, MANAGER.
DINNER & DESSERT WINES- RED- CLARET, BURGUNDY, PORT. GREEK, AUSTRALIAN, HUNGARIAN. WHITE- SHERRY, MARSALA, MADEIRA, HOCK, MOSELLE, SAUTERNE. BUiiviUNDY, CHAMPAGNE, SAUMUR. A variety of OLD SCOTCH & IRISH WHISKIES of the very finest quality. Quotations & Detailed Price Lists on application. TROS. WELSBY & CO. (ESTABLISHED 1813), WINE MERCHANTS, CHESTER. Telephone No. 41.
7- loublic Announcements, 'v,vv,vv, ]?TOYALTYT IEIEATI?.EG CITY ROAD, CHESTER. Sole Proprietor and Responsible Manager: Mr. JAS. W. CART EB. TO-NIGHT and throughout the Week, The New and Original Comic Opera, entitled- REG-INA, B.A.' CROWDED NIGHTLY ENORMOUS SUCCESS MONDAY NEXT, OCTOBER 4TH, 1897, Direct from the Gaiety Theatre, London, and one of the most expensive engagements ever made by Mr. J. W. Carter, THE CIRCUS GIRL.' The most successful Gaiety piece ever produced. Advanced Prices for this Engagement. NOTICE. THE CHESHIRE DAIRY FARMERS' ASSOCIATION WILL HOLD ITS GREAT ANNUAL DAIRY SHOW IN THE MARKET HALL, CHESTER, ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19TH & 20TH, 1897. X220 TO BE GIVEN IN PRIZES. SPECIAL CLASS for LONG KEEPING "CHEESE. For particulars apply to the Secretary. ENTRIES CLOSE OCTOBER 9TH. For Prize List, &c., apply to the Secretary, ROBERT CHALLINOR, Old Bank Buildings, Chester. GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. "PRINCIPAL TRAIN AND BOAT ALTERATIONS. OCTOBER, 1897. P-m- Steamer from WEYMOUTH to the TUT ISLANDS will be discontinued. WnrrTu i r^L BOAT TRAINS from WEY- tr;^T^r^TL0^T)0N-.and from TROWBRIDGE frnm +i nu.rlJJ'6 discontinued, and passengers iv n ,ConANNE,L ISLANDS will be conveyed oy pe 4-20 p.m. Express from WEYMOUTH, leavmg WEYMOUTH QUAY at 4 p.m. The 9-30 ,a.r,a. from PADDINGTON to BIRKENHEAD and a r ALES will be discontinued. The 7-57 8TftWL™m JLIVERP00L (Centr-lj to FOLKE- and-S a PADDINGTON will be discontinued, nathe service to the CONTINENT via READING rp-r18 will be suspended. Ane service from the CONTINENT by the 10-30 roI?1, in connection with the 2-5 p.m. ULOGNE, and the 7-44 p.m. from Fo^ • W1H be ^continued. 1 r Particulars of other and minor alterations, 866 me bills and notices. J. L. WILKINSON, General Manager. EtiucatumaL CHOOL OF COMMERCE AND BUSINESS TRAINING COLLEGE, 32, DUKE STREET, AND CITY WALLS (Opposite Floating Bath). rirt Technical School for Business Training; boys, teaat adults, trained in shortest possible time, at st expense appointments found. d The Junior School, open to Boys of all ages as pupils and boarders. Sound Commercial *<aucation, including Bapid Business Writing, ^•Ook-keeping, Shorthand, Type Writing, &c. special preparation for all preliminary examina- tions—Legal, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Chartered Accountant, and Dental. Hundreds of successful candidates. I ^dulfca taught in the day or evening. No classes, ^adies or gentlemen can have a private room, nter and leave the premises without seeing or eing seen by other pupils. prospectus, containing outline of course of y> forwarded free to any address. LOUIS HYDE, Director. 'THOROUGH TUITION ON THE VIOLIN.— j„ VEERMAN, Solo Violinist (late eInber of Sir Charles Orchestra), begs to announce «iat he has a few VACANCIES for Pupils. Will on w, °Pen J an Evening Class for young beginners, +;™r°re1r,a,te terms, which may be had on applica- _gn. Address Netherland House, King-st., Chester. THE ASSOCIATED BOARD OF THE R.A.M. & R.C.M. FOR LOCAL EXAMINATIONS IN MUSIC. President: H.B.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES, K.G. TaoJus THRELFALL, Esq., Chairman. TheHon.G.W SPENCER LYTTELTON ,C. B, Deputy Chairman. Local Centre Examinations. See Syllabus A. School Examinations. See Syllabus B. Copies of either Syllabus, in which important altera, ons will be found, post free or application to the Antral Office, 32, Maddox street, London, W. SAMUEL AITKEN, Hon. Sec. Shipping. W Z- E A L A N D Inte REDUCED FARES feceivA n g Settlers approved by the Agent-General ZEat Av8SsaKe8 at Reduced Rates by the NEW SAVTT TNd SHIPPING CO.'S and the SHAW, & ALBION CO.'S Steamers. !•» to AGENT-GENERAL FOR NEW ZEALAND, • Victoria-street, London, S. W. Also to Agents for the above-mentioned Com- ies.-T. HORABIN, 16, Newgate-street, Chester. WHITE STAR LiNE. ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS. NOTICE.—The Steamers of this Line follow the specified Outward and Homeward Tracks adopted by the loading Liverpool and New York Steamship Companies. LIVERPOOL to NEW YORK, via QUEENSTOWN, — every WEDNESDAY. 'u^NNIC-Wed-, Oct. 6 GERMANIC.Wed.,Oct.20 MAJESTIC.Wed., Oct. 13 | ♦TEUTONIC.. Wed., Oct. 27 C°+? Cabin will be carried ou the voyages marked thus* c^otton not carried on Passenger Steamers. -eliQ ra^e Passage at Low Rates, including Outfit free of to New York, Boston. Philadelphia, or Baltimore. J^Perior accommodation at moderate fareB for Saloon JIL« Sec°nd Cabin; also through bookings to China, New Zealand, and Australia. further particulars supply to W. COVENTRY, 41, ^tergate-gtreet, Chester; or to ISMAY, IMRIE, and .— •>'■0, Water.atTApt Liverpool. BEAVER LINE. Q LIVERPOOL TO UEBEC AND MONTREAL WEEKLY. lowest Through Rates to TORONTO, HAMIL- TON, LONDON, WINNIPEG, VANCOUVER, ^CTORIA, CHICAGO, BUFFALO. DETROIT, a*d the principal towns in NE W BRUNSWICK, &c. Superior Accommodation at lowest rates for |aloon, Second Cabin and Steerage Passages. For or Passage apply to A,, D. & C. MACIVER, Managers, Libert Square, Manchester, and Tower Buildings, Liverpool. GOLDIN CANADA. KLONDYKE. the desire information tespecting Klondyke and ColiS?l.4fleWs of Ontario and British »I. Uu*bia should write to pUVN BROS. & CO., 19, James St., Liverpool, the Sfiir MAPS and LEAFLETS regarding the above an<* 8e e AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES OF CANADA, whloh are nt FREE. CALIFORNIA, ARIZONA, MEXICO, TEXAS, For Health, PlMkore, and Profit. information as to FRUIT ^ours ?' HUNTING, FISH1NG, &c., sentfiree. Trips affording choic3 of several routes. General *or °11 classes.—Apply to n„' 25, ^TLE^roPean Agent, Southern Pacific Company, ^dTfl r "Btreet, Liverpool; 18, Cockspur-street, S.W., lftdeuhan-street, B.C., London. 0 46'3 JLCJM To H.R.H. THE Br SPECIAL PRINCE OF APPOINTMENT It, ToH.R.H.THE WALES. W. & F. BROWN & Co., CABINET MAKERS & UPHOLSTERERS, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. JJ OUSE AGENTS. PROPRIETORS Of WAREHOUSES FOR STORING FURNITURE. VANS FOR REMOVING FURNITURE. Low PRICE AND RATES. gu&Uc Notices. CHESTER SOCIETY OF NATURAL SCIENCE AND LITERATURE. ANNUAL CONVERSAZIONE IN THE GROSVENOR MUSEUM, ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6TH, 1897. Doors open at Six. Carriages at TEN p.m. President: T. SHEPHEARD, ESQ., F.R.M.S. The Kingsley Memorial Medal will be presented to W. HENRY DOBIE, Esq., M.B., by Lady LETTICE GROSVENOR, at 8 o'clock, and G. WYNDHAM, Esq., M.P., with others, will take part in the proceedings. The attractions will include ANIMATED PHOTOGRAPHS (shewn with the bioscope by Mr. J. D. Siddall), ART EXHIBITION, MICROSCOPICAL DISPLAY, &c. Music by the MASSA BROTHERS' BAND. TICKETS for Non-members may be obtained from the Hon. Treasurer, Mr. JOHN SIMON, Chemist, Eastgate Row, Is. each. CHESTER s CHOOL OF SCIENCE AND ART. DOMESTIC DEPARTMENT. SIX LESSONS in COOKERY FOR INVALIDS will be given on MONDAY AFTERNOONS, at 2.30, commencing 4th October. Fee for course, 6s. TECHNICAL CLASSES. The Class for Household Cookery will be held on TUESDAY EVENINGS, from 8 to 9.30, instead of Fridays, commencing 5th October. Fee for 12 lessons, 3s. 6d. A Class in Dresscutting and Making-up will be held on FRIDAY EVENINGS, from 7 to 9, com- mencing 1st October. Fee for 12 lessons, 5s. C. R. ENOCK, Clerk to Governing Body. THE KING'S SCHOOL, CHESTER. KING'S SCHOLARSHIPS. An EXAMINATION will be held at the KING'S SCHOOL, on TUESDAY, the 5th October, 1897, at 9 a.m., for the purpose of Electing TWO JUNIOR KING'S SCHOLARS. The Scholarships exempt the holders from pay- ment of tuition fees, and are tenable for two years. Candidates for the Scholarships must be not under 10, nor over 12 years of age, on the 25th March, 1897. These Scholarships are open to all boys other than those already at the School. Further particulars may be obtained from the HEAD MASTER, to whom the names of all candidates must be sent, not later than the 4th October, 1897. F. B. MASON, Clerk to the Governors, 7, St. Werburgh-street, Chester. THE COUNTY COUNCIL offers for Competition a number of SCHOLARSHIPS tenable for ten weeks at the DAIRY INSTITUTE, WORLESTON, and commencing October 11th, for instruction in Dairy Work, Cookery, Dressmaking, and Laundry Work.—Applications should be sent to me not later than September 27th. R. P. WARD, Crewe. Organising Secretary. COUNTY OF CHESTER. BYE-LAWS For the good rule and government of the COUNTY OF CHESTER(exceptingthe Municipal Boroughs of BIRKENHEAD, CHESTER, CONGLETON, CREWE, HYDE, MACCLESFIELD, STALY- BRIDGE and STOCKPORT wholly or partly situate therein). NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the follow- ing Bye-Laws, duly made at a Meeting of the Cheshire County Council held at Chester Castle, on Thursday, the 5th day of August, 1897, and having been published as required by the Statute in that behalf, and deposited with the Home Secretary for the period of 40 days and not having been disallowed, are now in foree, viz.:— INTERPRETATION OF TERMS. 1. Throughout these Bye-Laws the following words and expressions shall, if not inconsistent with the context, have the meanings hereinafter respectively assigned to them, that is to say (a) Street' means and includes any highway, public bridge, and any road, lane, footway, square, court, alley or passage, over any or either of which the public have a right to pass or to have access thereto. (b) Words importing the singular number shall also include the plural. PROHIBITING THE ANNOYANCE OF PER- SONS ATTENDING PLACES OF WORSHIP. 2. No person shall to the annoyance or obstruc- tion of any persons going to, attending at, or returning from divine service in any Church, Chapel, or other place of public worship, wilfully and persistently loiter about or near the entrance of any such Church, Chapel, or other place of public worship. PROHIBITING THE USE OF PROFANE, OBSCENE, OR INDECENT LANGUAGE, GESTURE, OR CONDUCT, IN ANY STREET OR PUBLIC PLACE. 3. No person shall in any Street or public place or in any place within view or hearing of any Street or public place, use any profane, obscene or indecent language, gesture, or conduct to the annoyance of passengers, or use any abusive language, gesture, or conduct towards any person with intent to put such person in fear or whereby a breach of the peace may be occasioned. VEHICLES TO HAVE LAMPS ATTACHED AFTER SUNSET. 4. A person driving or having charge of any Waggon, Cart or other Carriage drawn by a horse or other animal upon any Public Highway within the County shall, during the period between one hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise, carry attached to such Waggon, Cart, or other Carriage, a Lamp or Lamps, which shall be so constructed and placed as to exhibit a light in the direction in which he is proceeding, and so lighted and kept lighted as to afford adequate means of signalling the approach or position of such Waggon, Cart, or other Carriage. Provided that where one Lamp only is so carried, it shall be attached to the off or right side of the Waggon, Cart, or other Carriage; and provided also that where such Waggon, Cart, or other Carriage is carrying a load which projects more than 6 feet behind the body thereof, such person shall also carry a Lamp or Lamps, so constructed and placed, and so lighted and kept lighted, as to exhibit a red light or lights visible to persons over- taking the same. PROHIBITING BETTING IN STREET AND PUBLIC PLACES. 5. No person shall frequent and use any street or other public place either on behalf of him- self or of any other person for the purpose of book- making or betting, or wagering, or agreeing to bet or wager with any person. PENALTIES. 6. Any person who shall offend against any of the foregoing Bye-Laws shall be liable on summary conviction for each offence to the following penalties, that is to say, i. (a) For an offence against Bye-Laws numbered 2, 3, and 4. not exceeding Forty Shillings. (b) For an offence against Bye-Law numbered 6, not exceeding Five Pounds. REGINALD POTTS, Clerk of the Cheshire County Council. Chester, 30th September, 1897. NORTHGATE BREWERY COMPANY'S e PRIME CHESTER ALES. BY TO SPECIAL HER MAJESTY APPOINTMENT THE QUEEN AND H.R.H. THE PRINCESS OF WALES. JJROWN & CO., MERCERS, CHESTER. LATEST NOVELTIES. FRENCH MILLINERY. I FRENCH MANTLES, CAPES. TAILOR-MADE COAT AND SKIRTS. BLACK AND COLORED SILKS. NEW DRESS FABRICS. EXCELLENT FIT AND LATEST STYLES IN DRESSMAKING. public floticro. JGATON U ALL. NOTICE. THE HOUSE is NOW CLOSED to the PUBLIC. THE GARDENS will be CLOSED to the PUBLIC on and after OCTOBER 1ST. OCTOBER 10TH, 1897. HOSPITAL SUNDAY. OCTOBER 10TH, 1897. CITY OF CHESTER, AND COUNTY OF THE SAME CITY, TO WIT. HIS HONOUR SIR HORATIO LLOYD, RECORDER. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the next GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS of the Peace for the City and County of the City of Chester will be holden at the TOWN HALL, in the said City, on FRIDAY, the 15th day of October, 1897, at HALF-PAST TEN o'clock in the forenoon precisely, when and where all persons bound to appear are required to attend. Dated this 10th day of September, 1897. SAML. SMITH, Clerk of the Peace. N.B.—Instructions for Indictments are to be sent to the Office of the Clerk of the Peace on or before the 8th prox. CITY OF CHESTER, AND COUNTY OF THE SAME CITY, TO WIT. HIS HONOUR SIR HORATIO LLOYD, RECORDER. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the PORT- MOTE and PENTICE COURTS for the City and County of the City of Chester will be holden at the TOWN HALL, in the said City, on FRIDAY, the 15th day of October, 1897, at HALF-PAST TEN o'clock in the forenoon. Dated this 10th day of September, 1897. SAML. SMITH, Town Clerk and Registrar. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the next GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS of the Peace for the COUNTY OF CHESTER will be holden at the COURT HOUSE, KNUTSFORD, in and for the said County, on MONDAY, the 18th day of October next, at half-past eleven o'clock in the Forenoon, when the Grand Jury will be empannelled. The hearing of all Appeals arising within the Hundreds of Bucklow, Macclesfield, and Northwich, forming the Knutsford District, and the trials of all prisoners committed from such Hundreds, will take place at such Sessions. The Grand and Petty Juries for the Knutsford District must be in attendance at the Court House, Knutsford, at the opening of the Court on MONDAY, the 18th day of October, at half-past eleven o'clock in the Fore- noon. The COURT will be Adjourned to the Castle of Chester, on THURSDAY, the 21st day of October next, at eleven o'clock in the Forenoon, when another Grand Jury will be empannelled. The hearing of all Appeals arising within the Hundreds of Broxton, Eddisbury, Nantwich, and Wirral, forming the Chester district, and the trials of all prisoners committed from the last-mentioned Hundreds will take place at such Adjourned Sessions. The Grand and Petty Juries for the Chester District must be in attendance at the Castle of Chester, at the opening of the Court on THURSDAY, the 21st day of October next, at eleven o'clock in the Forenoon. REGINALD POTTS, Clerk of the Peace for the County of Chester. Chester, 27th September, 1897. THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1888, AND THE RIVERS POLLUTION PREVENTION ACTS, 1876 AND 1893. To the County Councils of the Counties of Chester, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth, and Salop To the Council of the County Borough of Chester; To the Councils of the several Urban and Rural Districts in the said Counties; To the Inhabitants of the said Counties; and to all others whom it may concern. WHEREAS the County Councils of the administrative Counties of Chester and Flint and the Council of the County Borough of Chester have under Sub section 3 of Section 14 of the Local Government Act, 1888, made application to the Local Government Board to constitute -by Provisional Order a Joint Committee representing all the administrative Counties through or by which the River Dee, above the Weir at the Old Bridge at Chester, or any tributary.thereof passes, and to confer on such Committee the powers of a Sanitary Authority under the Rivers Pollution Prevention Act, 1876: AND WHEREAS it is proposed that a Provi- sional Order should be issued constituting a Joint Committee or other body in respect of the whole or some of the administrative Counties aforesaid NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that R. BRUCE Low, Esquire, M.D., and FREDERICK HERBERT TULLOCH, Esquire, M.Inst.C.E., Inspectors of the said Board, will attend at CHESTER CASTLE on THURSDAY, the 7th day of October, 1897, at a quarter past 10 o'clock in the forenoon, to hold a LOCAL INQUIRY into the subject matter of the said application: AND NOTICE IS HERBY FURTHER GIVEN that any person interested may attend at such Inquiry, and be heard with reference to the said application. As witness my hand this Twenty-second day of September, 1897, at the office of the Local Govern- ment Board, Whitehall, London. S. B. PROVIS, Assistant Secretary. MARY SARAH TIBBITS, DECEASED. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that all Persons having any CLAIM or DEMAND against the Estate of MARY SARAH TIBBITS, late of Hawarden, in the County of Flint, Spinster, deceased (who died on the 7th September last), are requested forthwith to send to me, the under- signed, at my Office, No. 36, High-street, Warwick, full particulars thereof, in order that the same may be examined, and, if found correct, duly ^Datecf this 21st day of September. J JOHN TIBBITS, Executor. CHEAP PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS JL OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES Houses to be Let,. Apartments to be Let, Situations Wanted, M >ney Wanted, Situations Vacant, Miscellaneous Wants, Situations Vacant, Miscellaneous Wants, Apartments Wanted, Lft or Found, And Articles to Sold. I Art inserted in the CHESTER COURANT at the undermentioned charges :— One Insertion (20 words) Is. I Throe Insertions 28. 6d. And 3d. for each additional line-a line aboixt words. I go lie Let Ll ST OF RESIDENCES, -*— 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., UPHOLSTERERS, FURNITURE MANUFACTURBRS. LIST SENT ON APPLICATION. SHOW ROOMS EASTGATE STREET. WAREHOUSE FOR STORING FOREST HOUSE (in separate rooms). TO LET, Two good OFFICES (en suite), on first floor, 2, Newgate-street. Rent £ 20.— Apply by letter, Box 126, P.O., Chester. HOUSE TO LET, NO. 2, Abbot's Buildings, Liverpool-road.—Rent £ 18 and taxes.— Apply ANDREW STORRAR, Bryntirion, Chichester- street, Chester. TO LET, HOUSE, No. 56, Watergate-st .Chester. Rent £ 40.—For particulars apply to Messrs. SHARPE & DAVISON, Solicitors, 12, Abbey-square, Chester. mO LET, or SOLD, HOUSE, Dee Banks, JL near river; three entertaining, five bedrooms; modern conveniences.—Apply SMITH, Rudale,' Dee Banks, Chester. ARM TO LET, 'MOUNT PLEASANT,' situate about three miles from Mold, con- taining one hundred and seven acres, about fifty of which are grass.—Apply to view to R. E. BIRCH, Estate Office, Maes Elwy, St. Asaph. TO BE LET, with immediate possession, 'PERCY HOUSE,' Eaton-road, Chester, containing 3 entertaining-rooms and 9 bed and dressing-rooms, bathrooms, two w.c's.—Apply G. F. ADAMS, 12, Abbey-square, Chester. TO LET, at Lady-day next, REDDISH HALL FARM, Reddish, near Stockport, now in the occupation of Thomas Henry Burgess, containing about 112 statute acres. — Apply to HILL and CORDINGLEY, 90, Old-street, Ashton-under-Lyne. TO LET, a commodious and well built HOUSE, known as Crook Hoine,' Chester, suitable for offices, with large garden V* ereto.-For particu- lars apply to Messrs. SHARPE & DAVISON, Solicitors, 12, Abbey-square, Chester. HOUSE, No. 9, BRIDGE PLACE.—TO BE LET, this commodious RESIDENCE, con- taining large dining and drawing-rooms, study, and seven bed and dressing-rooms.-For further particulars apply to Messrs. BARKERS, COPPACK, and WICKHAM, St. Werburgh Chambers, Chester. HIGHFIELD, WREXHAM.—TO BE LET, this JLJL very Desirable RESIDENCE, with stabling, coach-house, shipons, tennis courts, conservatories, kitchen and flower gardens, pleasure grounds, and about 5 acres of good Pasture Land. Rent JE65. Immediate possession. — Apply Messrs. EVAN MORRIS & Co., Solicitors, Wrexham. THORNTON GRANGE, GRESFORD. TO JL BE LET, this Substantial Detached RESI- DENCE, containing three entertaining-rooms, six bedrooms, dressing-room, bath and w.c., stabling, coach-house, servants'-room, harness-room, lawn, garden, &c. Rent X85. Immediate possession.— Apply Messrs. EVAN MORRIS & Co., Solicitors, Wrexham. HESTER.-DORCH STEP- HOUSE, C BOUGHTON.—TO BE LET, this capital FAMILY HOUSE, which faccs south, and contains three entertaining-rooms, vsoyen bedrooms, two dressing-rooms, bath (hot <6id 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, Laiid Agents, Surveyors, and Valuers, 49, Hamilton-square, Birkenhead. TO BE LET ON LEASE, the SALT recently proved on a large Estate at Chartley, Staffordshire. The Great Northern Railway (Stafford and Uttoxeter) and the North Stafford- shire Railway (Macclesfield and Colwich) run through the Estate, as also does the Trent and Mersey Canal. In boring Salt was proved to exist in many beds at a depth from 336 to 512 feet, and from 397 to 409 in a solid bed.-Apply to Messrs. GERMAN & SON, Estate Agents, Ashby-de-la-Zouch; or to Mr. R. SMALLMAN, Mining Engineer, Nuneaton. ON SALE, DOG-CART, in good condition.— P. POWELL, Coachbuilder, Chester. FOR SALE, STORE PIGS, Youn^r Tamworth Boars and Gilts; bred from prize winners, Cheshire Show, 1897. Also Large White York- shires.—For particulars apply DODD & SONS, 33, Bridge-street, Chester; or Little Mollington. SHUTTLEWORTH & SONS, Portmanteau, K-3 Bag, Dress Basket, and Trunk Manufacturers. Dress Baskets Re-covered and all Repairs by practical men. Show Bcnma above shop, 40, Bridge-street, Chester. IMMOVABLE SCALPETTE, FROM £1 Is. TO 95 5s. NEW WEB FRINGE, I HAIR COMBINGS FROM 5S. 6D. J MADE UP, 2S. PER OZ. TAILS OF PURE HAIR, 5s. 6D. TO 63s. DELICATE SHADES OF HAIR. T. SEALES BROWN, 3. LEECE STREET. LIVERPOOL. Manteb VlTANTED, immediately, YOUTH, about 16, v w for Office.—Address in own handwriting, stating wages required, &e., to L 18, Courant Office. A YOUNG DANCING MISTRESS RECOM- MENDED for the neighbourhood of Chester* Moderate terms; good reference.—Address Mrs. ANTROBUS, Eaton Hall, Congleton. FREE TICKET to KLONDIKE GOLDFIELDS and £ 30 POCKET MONEY.—For full par- ticulars send lid. to the Weekly Budget, Red Lion Court, Fleet-street, London. A REPRESENTATIVE is WANTED in Chester for an important Company. To a suitable person the remuneration will be most liberal.— Address Box H 81, Office of this Journal. WANTED, good HOUSE, with Garden and Land, not far. frft>4 station, at Neston, Parkgate, Heswall, or neignoourhood; overlooking Dee preferred.—Reply F. B., office of this paper. WANTED, immediately, by a Civil Engineer, &c., a young gentleman as PUPIL office and out-door work. Premium required.—Address, S 30, care C. Birchall, Advertisement Contractor, Liverpool. TRAVELLER.—WANTED, a smart young man as TRAVELLER to represent a large Retail Drapery House, among Dressmakers of Liverpool and district.—Address TRAVELLER,' c/o Lee and ) Nightingale, Liverpool. manteb. TO TIMBER & GENERAL MERCHANTS.— RE-ENGAGEMENT WANTED by adver- tiser accustomed to the whole routine of General Merchant's Business, including colliery timber trade. First-class experience. — Address X 79, Courant Office. TRUSTEES, who have large funds availnKl^ investment, are open to Purchase Chief Rents, Ground Rents, or Reversions, or Lend on Mortgage, sums from zC5,000 to £ 10,000.—Apply to BREMNER, SONS, & CORLETT, Solicitors, 1, Cross- hall-street, Liverpool. A STEADY INCOME derived from investing in our Special Combinations." The feeling of security which our method affords will recommend it to investors. Write for Prospectus and full particulars, sent gratis and post free on application.—GERMAYNE, HARDY, & Co., Brokers, 110, Fenchurch-street, London, E.C. hotels, Inferos, H E S W A L L. JJOTEL Y ICTOEIA. 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. ■ » HYL.—VISITORS will find every comfort at XL the NEW MARINE HYDRO during the present season. Close to golf links. Facing the sea. SOUTHPORT SUNNYSIDE HYDRO. 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. publicatioiis JUST PUBLISHED. P LOSSARY NOF FINING TERMS, VX With 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.' -Financial Times. 'Perhaps the distinctive feature pertaining to this Glossary is the illustrations which are appended, showing various forms of veins, deposits, faults, <fec.'—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. 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. Miss KATE BEESLEY, PROFESSOR OF ELOCUTION (Pupil of Miss BATEMAN, London), RECEIVES PUPILS FOR RECITATIONS, STAGE, &c. CONCERTS AND AT HOMES ATTENDED. Address: Miss KATE BEESLEY, care of Messrs. Phillipson & Golder, Eastgate Row, Chester. WRIGHT'S H AIRDRESSING ROOMS. Electric Power Hair Brushing. HOT WATER WORK, WROUGHT 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. WOOD & GON, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER. JJLAIR'S GOUT AND RHEUMATIC PILLS. BLAIR'S GOUT PILLS, RHEUMATISM, GOUT, LUMBAGO, BLAIR'S GOUT PILLS. and SCIATICA. The acute pain is JJLAIR'S GOUT PILLS. "OLAIE'S GOUT PILLS. -U & 229, Strand,London. WHEATOWING. Under the Special Patronage of HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN, H.R.H. THE LATE PRINCE CONSORT, H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES, And patronised by the Principal Noblemen, Land- owners and Agriculturists in the Kingdom. DOWN'S FARMERS' FRIEND (CARBOLISED) Has stood the test of upwards of 55 years, and is acknowledged to be the safest and most effectual preventive of SMUT IN WHEAT, The Ravages of the Slug, Grub, and Wireworm, and the incursion of Rooks and Vermin. A Ninepenny Packet is sufficient for Six Bushels of Seed Wheat, which can be dressed and fit to sow in a quarter of an hour. MANUFACTORY: WOBURN SANDS, BEDS. WIDOW WELCH'S PILLS FOR FEMALE V V COMPLAINTS. MRS. SMITHERS, Grand-daughter to the Widow Welch, continues to prepare this celebrated Medicine from the only original and genuine 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 l the Government Stamp. Sold in boxes at 2s. 9d. each, by most Chemists. I OAKES& GRIFFITHS I Wholesale and Retail Drapers, &c., ARE NOW MAKING A SHOW OF Au TUMN SPECIALITIES. MANTLES IN ALL THE WEW DESIGNS. HANDSOME FURS. SEALSKIN COATS AND CAPES. MINK CAPES AND SABLE TAILS. 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HENRY V IGGARS, SEALAND PRODUCE STORES, WATERGATE STREET, Begs to inform his patrons and friends that he baa at all times in stock a fresh 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 ORDKB8 CAREFULLY AND PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO AT LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES. THOMAS NORBURY (Fellow of the Institute of Sanitary Engineers), REGISTERED PLUMBER, GLAZIER, AND AUTHORISED GASFITTER, 26, CHARLES STREET, HOOLE. TELEPHONE 173. Any Orders left at NOKBTJRY'S City Dining Rooms, 20, Foregate Street wil receive every attention. HENRY LANCELEY & 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, Ac. JJADE'S PILLS. EADE'S "TRILLS. All who suffer from Gout or JL Kheuir,atism should imme- EADE'S TJILLS. diately have recourse to JT EADE'S PILLS. Hundreds of EADE'S "piLLS. Testimonials have been rec-. ived JL from all sorts and conditions of TTIADE'S T3ILLS. men testifying to the wonderful FJ JT power the- e Pills have in giving EADE'S TULLS. relief in thev<ry *vorst cases. JT These Pills are purely vegetable and perfectly safe in their action. INSTANT BELIEF AND RAPIDLY CURE THE WORST FORM OF GOUT, RHEUMATISM, 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, Dewsbury- road, Leeds, May 2nd, 1894." RHEUMATISM "Dear Sir,—It is with unbounded ]It pleasure I s, nd you a few lines in GOUT praise of your most excellent Pills. It is six years since I first had RHEUMATISM Rheumatic Gout, and I had three R months in bed with it. Of course I GOUT had the doctor, and he sweated me down almost to a skeleton. RHEUMATISM The next spring I had anothel attack, and was persuaded by a GOUT friend to try your Pills. I did so, and am quite sure they prevented RHEUMATISM my being laid up again. Ever since when I had the least pain I have GOUT taken 2 or 3 Pills, and have been all right again directly. RHEUMATISM 1 WOULD NOT BE WITHOUT THHMEF THEY COST GOUT ONE POUND A BOTTLE. You are quite at liberty to make KHEUMATISM what use you like of this, and I shall be pleased to answer any poor GOUT sufferer who cares to write me (enclosing stamped address wish- RHEUMATISM in you every success -t-f Yours truly, ALBERT MOUNTAIJT. EADE'S GOUT AND RHEUMATIC PILLS Are sold by all Chemists, in Bottles, Is. lid. and 2s. 9d., or sent post free for Postal Order by the Proprietor, GEORGE EADE, 72, GosWELL-ROAD, E.C. Ask for and be sure you obtain EADE'S GOUT AND RHEUMATIC PILLS. E ADE'S pILLS EDWARD WILLIAMS, HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER, n. 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. J)ON'T COUGH-USE J)ON'T COUGH-USE DON'T COUGH-USE There is absolutely no remedy so speedy and effectual. One lozenge alone gives relief; can be taken by the most delicate. K EATING'S LOZENGES KEATING'S LOZENGES KEATING'S LOZENGES If you cannot sleep for coughing, one Keating's Lozenge will set you right. Any Doctor will tell you they are UTTERLY UNRIVALLED. UTTERLY UNRIVALLED. UTTERLY UNRIVALLED. Sold everywhere in tins 13Jd. each, or frefe on receipt of stamps from THOMAS KEATING, Chemist,