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public Announcements. n_ BOUGHTON ENTERTAINMENT. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. GRAND rpIiEATIIICALB AND WAXWORKS WILL BE GIVEN IN THE CAMPBELL MEMORIAL HALL, Ox TUESDAY, JANUARY 14TH. 1174 F. EDWARDS, M.A., Vicar. CHESTER GENERAL INFIRMARY. President for the Year: His GRACE THK DUKE OF WESTMINSTER. Chairman of the Board of Management: COLONEL E. EVANS-LLOYD. ANNUAL CHARITY BALL AT THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, Ox TUESDAY, THE 7TH JANUARY, 11)08. PATHOX: The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Chester C, (JOHN JONES, ESQ.). PATRONESSES The Mayoress ct Chester (Mrs. John Jones) Her Grace the Duohem of Westminster The Countess Grosvenor, Saighton Towers Lady Ilarleoh, Brogvntyn, Oswoctry Mrs. Aldersey, Aldereey Hail Mrs. Alfred Mood, 35, Lcwndes-3qua«>, S.W. Mrs. Adair, 11, Staniey-plaoo Mrs. Barnston, Orewe Hill, Farndon Mrs. Brunner, Belmont Hall, Nort/hwich Mrs. Broeklohank, The Rosoot-e, Hoswall Mro. Caretairs Jones, Tho Old Hall, Flookers- brook Mrs. R. 1-1. Carrie, 17, Emporor's Gate, S.W. Mrs. Geo. Diokeon, Springfield, Flookersbrook Mrs. Dixon, The Clappers, Greeford Irs. Hy. Dobie, Hunter-street. » Mrs. Elliott, Nicholas-stTee't Mrs. W. A. Fitzgerald, Lodge, Abbot's Park Mrs. J. Stuart Goold, Curzon House Mrs. Granger, Nicholas-streot Mm. Ernest F. Goesage, Upton rs. G. T. Goggin, 29, Liverpool-road Irs. Hamilton, lvhito Friara Mrs. Oharles J. Hobb, 2, Evoreley Park Mrs, S. H. Holme, Downswood, Abbot's Park Mrs. Johnson, Norwood-avenue, South port Mrs. King, Nidhoias-stroet rs. Wilford LLoyd, Eocioston Hill Mrs. Latham, Lyiid/hurst, Hooton Mrs. J. 3, Latham, Green Bank, Liverpool- tu roa<1 W. H. Ohristleton jJ1*- Neleon, Mollington Banastro MR. Park-Yates, Inoe Hall •*ra. F/d. Porter, Crowthorns, Hooton Irs. \V. Rogora, Watergate Flags .jlrs. Quellyn Roberts, Watorgatc-strect V;113 T. R. P. Royle, Hough Green House B- O. Roberts, Oak field, Upton j^rs- Robertaon, Upton Grango ^ITB LODGO V r, W. aWfiteabam. y £ andQWTi t o r r aoo M 1 ^uday,i\iac[lng+on Hall, Tvestou 1>.rs' Lyle Smyth, Barrowmore -Mrs. Tyrer, JPUB Newton. Mrs. CJrooland' Tayk>?;- Itaveriscsar, H-elsby Mrs. Way, Bradpole, Liverpool-road Mrs. G. V. Wellesley, 60, Hough Groen Miss Wcyman, 17, Curzon Park Mrs. R. A. Yerburgh, Woodfold Park, Black- burn STEWARDS. äord Arthur Grosvenor ) R. W. Shand, Esq. • Barnston, Esq. E. W. Swetenham, Esq. jV r; ^'rch, Esq. J. G. Taylor, Esq., M.D. 'rV' Dickson. Esq. C. Tomkinson, Esq. T« gibbons Frost, Esq. Capt. J. W. Sandilands, A o' ^ost' Es(l- J P- D.S.O. -p* Haruiltou, Esq. E. II. Dai by, Esq. Reginald Potts, Esq? Reginald Potts, Esq. EYTON'S BAND. ■DANCING from 9.30 p.m. to 2.30 am. I 'rICK)iTS :-LI1.dio3' 10/ Gentlemen's 12/6. I J'ln extra charge of 1/- will be made on each *icket taken after 28th December, 1907. To be at the Grosvenor Hotel, the Quoen Hotel, the Blossoms Hotel; Messrs. Phillipson & Golder's and Messrs. Minshull & Meeson's. THE WINTER ASSEMBLY WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, ON THURSDAY, the 9th day of JAN., 1908. W. P. BAYLEY'S (Liverpool) BAND. Dancing to commence at U-30 p.m. TICKETS:—Ladies', 10/ Gentlemen's, 12/6. 0 be had at the Grosvenor Hotel; Messrs. S'LLIPSON and GOLDEK'S and Messrs. MINSHULL and MKKSON'S, Booksellers. Grosvenor Hotel, 17th December, 1907. IPIRES WITHOUT DUST. COAL is as much OUT-OF-DATE for t he Heating of Rooms occasionally used such as Drawing, Sitting and Bedrooms, as Tallow Candles are for lighting purposes. U48 FIRES are under absolute control, are perfectly healthy when connect3d Xyith chimney, and avoid all dust and dirt. GAS FIRES can be bad for Cash, °r on the Three Years' Hire Purchase System, inclusive of co3t of fixing. INCANDESCENT GAS LIGHTING. TlIE MOST BRILLIANT & INEXPENSIVE ILLUMINATION IN EXISTENCE. THE LATEST DESIGNS in DECORATIVE ITTINGS for Inverted or Upright Burners, Tllay be seen also Large Selection of Best English GLASS SHADES and GLOBES. snoPS. WAREHOUSES, and PUBLIC UILDINGS can be Lighted to better *3 vantage with High-power UPRIGHT ^AMP3 or CLUSTER INVERTED -AMPS, at MUCH LESS COST than any other method. TTI I*, XNOPEST DESMNS of a GAS APPLI- ES are now on view, and all Gas 8»vl!SUmers Hre cordially invited to inspect e *t the SHOWROOMS of the CHESTER UNITED GAS CO. CUPPIN STREET, CHESTER. public amtaucement. CHESTER VOLUNTEER BALL WILL BE HELD AT THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, ON WEDNESDAY, 22ND JANUARY, 1908. BAILEY'S BAND. DANCING to commence at Nine o'clock. TICKETS: Lady's. 10/ Gentleman's, 12/6; from Messrs. PHILLIPSON and GOLDER, and Messrs. MINSHULL and MKESON. DONATIONS received by M. FROST, Lieut. 1st Clios. R.G. Artillery (V.), Drill Hall, Chester. A. IIERVEY TALBOT, Lt.-Col. 2nd (Earl of Chester's) V. B. Ches. Regt. F. J. BONNALIE. Lt.-Col. 1st Ches. R.G. Artillery (Vol.) Public floticeg. WISS EDITH TRANTOM has returned from London for a few months, to Paint some local PORTRAITS at the STUDIO, 1, SANDOWN TERRACE, and will be "at home" at the GROSVENOR HOTEL, CHESTER, on SATURDAY NEXT, December 21st, from 12 to 3-30, to EXHIBIT some PICTURES in Pastel. Miss TRANTOM will be pleased if all Art lovers will take this as an invitation to be present. 1175 TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. C II III ST MAS BOXES AND GRATUITIES. THE Chester Traders' Association respectfully -'L calls the attention of tho Public to the fact that under the new Act of Parliament for tho prevention of Corruption, it is expressly forbidden for Traders TO GIVE, or Servants and others TO RECEIVE any private discounts, gifts or commissions. As this Act provides severe penalties for both giver and receiver, tho Members of certain Trades (in which it has hitherto been customary from ancient times to give such acknowledgments when asked), being desirous of complying with the new Law on the subject, arc now compelled to discontinue the custom, unices they receive an intimation from the Employer that such acknowledgments are not objected to. BY ORDER. COUNTY PALATINE OF CHESTER. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the next GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS of the Peace for the COUNTY PALATINE OF CHESTER will be holden at the CASTLE OF CHESTER, in and for the said County, on MONDAY, the 30th day of December, 1907, at Half-past Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon, when the Grand Jury will be empannelled. The hearing of ail Appeals arising within the Petty Sessional Divisions of Broxton, Chester Castle, Daresbury, Eddisbury, N antwich, Runcorn, Winsford, and Wirral, forming the Chester District, and the trials of all prisoners committed from the last-mentioned Divisions, will take place at such 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 MONDAY, the 30th day of December, 1907, at Half-past Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon. THE COURT will be Adjourned to the COURT HOUSE, KNUTSFORD, on WED- NESDAY, the 1st day of January, 1908, at Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon. The hearing of all Appeals arising within the Petty Sessional Divisions of Altrincham, Bucklow, Dukinfield, Middlewich, Sandbach, Congleton, Northwich, Prestbury and Stockport, forming the Knutsford District, and the trials of all prisoners committed from such Divisions, will take place at such Adjourned Sessions. The Grand and Petty Juries for the Knjtsford District must be in attendance at the Court House, Knutsford, at tho Opening of the Court on WEDNESDAY, the 1st day of January next, at Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon. REGINALD POTTS, Clerk of the Peace for the County of Chester. Chester, 9th December, 1907. Educational. #J;-#I- REOSPECTUS POST FREE. SMART'S BUSINESS TRAINING COLLEGE, St. Oswald's Chambers, St. Wer- burgh-street CHESTER. And at LIVERPOOL, ST. HELENS, WARRINGTON and SOUTIIPORT. REASONABLE FEES. Modern Commercial Instruction. Languages, Civil Service Examinations, Professional Pre- liminaries. Each Pupil is taught individually, not in a class. Sljtppiug, _t. CANADA BY ALLAN LINE. The Only Line with Govt. Contract for Canadian Mails, and the ONLY TURBINE STEAMERS TO CANADA. EXPRESS WEEKLY SERVICE. Shortest Sea Passage—Cheapest Route. FREE FROM ENGINE ODOURS, NOISE AND VIBRATION. Finest Hotel Appointments, Unequalled Service. Special Low Through Fares to all parts. Apply ALLAN LINE, 103, Leadenhall-street, E.C., 5&. Pall Mall, London 19, James-street, Liverpool; or UlIAS. WRIGHT, 26, Watergate- street, Chester. WATER! WATER! WATER! J. Rn)GWAY & SONS, ]LIU ENGINEERS, MINERALS BORERS. WELL SINKERS, AND PUMP MAKERS. Hot Air Engines, Hydraulic Rams, Wind Wheels Water Wheels. Pumps, and all kinds of Machinery Fixed or Repaired, &c. 8. LOWER BRIDGE-STREET, CHESTER. HAIR COMBINGS MADE UP, 2/- PER OZ. COVERLETTE TAILS OF FROM HAIR FRAMES, PURE V ~jt. From 3/3 each. HAIR, J T. SEALES BROWN, 3, LEECE-ST. (Out Station), LIVERPOOL. FCJL-FC j By Hoyal Warrant to His Majesty the King. BOLLAND'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW. SPECIAL SHOWROOM NOW OPEN COSAQUES from the most celebrated English and French Makers. I 0 (SPECIAL CHEAP LINES FOR SCHOOL TREATS, &c.) Handsome BOXES of Chocolate-, Crystallised Fruits, &e. ENGLISH AND FRENCH NOVELTIES. IN GREAT VARIETY. CHRISTMAS CAKES, SHORTBREAD, PLUM PUDDINGS, MINCE MEAT. BOLLANDS' FAMOUS PRESSED BEEF. BOARS HEADS, TRUFFLED GAME FIES, BONED AND FORCED TURKEYS, GALANTINES, CESTRIAN PASTE and other HOME-POTTED DAINTIES FOR SANDWICHES, SAVOURIES &c. PRICE LISTS P 0 S T FREE. Telegrams: BOLLANDS, CHESTER. TELEPHONE 37. XMAS PRESENTS & YULETIDE GIFTS. JOSEPH BECKETT & Co. ARE NOW SHOWING A VERY LARGE STOCK OF USEFUL GOODS SUITABLE FOR XMAS PRESENTS. FUR DEPARTMENT- SPECIAL ATTENTIOX IS INVITED TO THE LARGE STOCK OF RUSSIAN and CANADIAN SABLE STOLES and MUFFS. Also a great variety of MARTEN, SQUIRREL, Fox & other Furs at Moderate Prices. FUR COATS, in Squirrel, Caracul, Seal, Musquash also some very handsome MOTOR COATS, in Fur and Cloth-lined Fur. FOR EVENING WEAR- BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION OF BALL AND EVENING DRESSES, in Ninon de Soie, Chiffou, Messaiine, Jlace, &c., from 59/6 to 15 Guineas. LACE & SEQUIN HOllES for coverings Silk Slips from 29/6 each. FANS, GLOVES and EVERY REQUISITE for the Ballroom. YULE-TIDE GIFTS. I A Large Stock of WARM and USEFUL PRESENTS, suitable for CHARITABLE PURPOSES, including :—DRESS LENGTHS, in black and navy serge, 10/6, 12,6 and 15/6 each; PIUNT DRESS LENGTHS, 2/11 to 4/11 each; KNITTED PETTICOATS, BODICES, MEN'S CARDIGANS, JACKETS, GLOVES, etc. EASTGATE ROW & EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER, CHESTER "HOMEBREWED" ALE CHESTER NORTHGATE BREWERY CO., LTD. THE BREWERY, NORTHGATE, CHESTER. PRICE LIST SENT ON APPLICATION. PROMPT DELIVERIES by the Company's conveyances or by Rail, carriage paid to Railway Station. NOTE.-IS THE ONLY BREWERY IN CHESTER. < £ |3H GROSVENOR NURSERIES, RFP HANDBRIDGE. FRUIT TREES, ROSES, SHRUBS, QUICKS, HOLLIES, &C. s INSPECTION INVITED. REASONABLE PRICES. + CATALOGUES ON APPLICATION. MCHATTIE & CO., CHESTER. BROWN & CO., EASTGATE ROW. CHESTER, Are now Showing a Great Variety of SPECIAL NOVELTIES suitable for CHRISTMAS PRESENTS GLOVES, HANDKERCHIEFS, UMBRELLAS, | LACE COLLARS, FISCHUS, TIES. DRESSING GOWNS & JACKETS, FANCY CAPS & APRONS, Specially Selected Stock of FANCY ARTICLES. DRESS LENGTHS, in Washing and Woollen Fabrics. DOWN QUILTS AND CUSHIONS. SABLE STOLES AND MUFFS, FUIl COATS, &c. ROBI (patent) CYCLING MUFFS. Latest Novelty. AN INSPECTION CORDIALLY INVITED. I — CHRISTMAS PRESENTS IN GREAT VARIETY, FOR LADIES & GENTLEMEN. T. G. BURRELL, 55. FOREGATE ST.. CHESTER. CAUTION TO PURCHASERS OF BECHSTEIN PIANOS. HAVING obtained an Injunction against a Pianoforte -L-L Dealer for having advertised very old Pianos of my make as nearly or quite new, I HEREBY CAUTION the Public against purchasing Pianos bearing my name from any Person or Persons except my Authorized Agent, so as to ensure the supply of Genuine Instruments that are new and in perfect condition. My SSole Wholesale and Retail Agent for Chester and District is- A. RICHARDSON, 43, BRIDGE ST. ROW, CHESTER, (TKL. 230) to whom any enquiries as to genuineness, age and Z) condition should be addressed, and who will give full information free of charge. C. BECHSTEIN. I Size 8 by 5pn, Handsomely bound. From Cloth 2/ to 10/6 Pigskin. THE PIG BOOK. INVALUABLE BOOKS FOR HOUSEKEEPERS. "Kissing dotit last, Cookery clo.GEORGE MEREDITH. THE "365" SERIES OF COOKERY BOOKS. Size 6in. by 4in. Tastefully bound in red cloth. ]/- rn t. each. 1 365 BREAKFAST DISHES. 4. 365 DESSERT DISHES. 2. 365 LUNCHrON DISHES. 5. 365 BREADS & BISCUITS. 3. 365 DINNER DISHES. 6. 365 CAKES & COOKIES. These handy little volumes provide dainty and appetising dishes for each meal for every day in the year. Tho recipes have been selected to suit the various seasons, and are thoroughly practical. They will be found of great assistance to those who have in charge the preparation of meals, and will be welcomed by all lovers of good cuisine. They contain just such information as will be helpful and invaluable to every housekeeper. DI4E§ RAG OCTTOY BOOKS. An Immense Variety. From ONE HALFPENNY to 10/6 Each. LONDON: DEAN & SON, 160a, FLEET ST., E.C.; AND OF ALL CHESTER BOOKSELLERS. BUY SOMETHING USEFUL H. F. THOMAS (Late LAMONT & SON), lias a Large Variety of Artistic OCCASIONAL FURNITURE seen AS 4 CHESTERFIELD SETTEES, COMFORTABLE EASY CHAIRS, WRITING BUREAUS, CARD TABLES, CORNER CUPBOARDS, MUSIC CABINETS, &c. DOWN QUILTS, &a. INSPECTION INVITED. 31, East,gat.e Street, Chester TKL No. 52. TymOTHY ELISE PAliKES, —— 17. PEPPER-T., CHESTER. EVENING FLOWERS, HEAD-DRESSES, LACE GOODS, MILLINERY MODELS, FURS, &c., AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICKS. 1178 CHRISTMAS SEASON, 1907. GEO. HENRY LEE AND CO., LTD., BASNETT ST., LIVERPOOL AN UNIQUE DISPLAY OF NOVELTIES For Personal Wear and Household Decoration, Christmas Presents & New Year Gifts INCLUDING RICH FURS, RICH SILKS AND DhESS MATERIALS, COSTUMES, BLOUSES, &c. 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