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PORT WINE. FINE OLD VINTAGE WINES, OLD-BOTTLED WINES OF LIGHTER TYPES. OLD WINES FROM WOOD. THOS. WELSBY & CO. WINK MERCHANTS. EsTAi»r.ramci> 1813. Bill DOE STREET, CHESTER.
1 public Announcements. I JJO Y A LT Y TlfEATRE" CHESTER. BOXING-DAY, Dec. 26, at 2 P-ni. And EVERY EVENING until further notice, at 7-30 p.m. MATINEES: lioxing-Day (Thursday), Dec. 26th Friday, Deo. 27th Saturday, Dec. 28th and Every Wednesday and Saturday during run of I Pantomime, at T WO o'clock. J. GAR KIDDIE'S Grand Comic Xnuts Pantomime, KNTrn.Bi) UAUNS IN THE WOOD. The following Artistes have been engaged .— MinH Cissie Kingsley, Miss Anena Walton, Miss Nora Prendergast, Miss Katie La Blanche, I Miss Gertrude Halle, Baby Lilly belle, La Belle Sylvia. I llariy Albery. T. D. Tandy, Sammy Foster, Conan & Doyle, Leonard Charles, The Lohrenz Quartette. The Hammersley 1 Juliet Troupe of Lady Dancers, THE WAMBAS, From the Principal London and Continental Halls. FULL CHORUS AND BALLET. EOYAL COURT THEATRE, LIVERPOOL. NIGHTLY at 7, Mr. Robt. Arthur's Twelfth Pantomime—" CIN D E IIE LLA." The exceptionally strong Company includes HARRY LAUDER. Matinees at 2, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Box Office, 11 to 4; also at Crane's, Church St. rnilEATLlE ItOYAL, Mancli ester. JL DAILY AT 2 AND 7. T!! N HOMK Oil PANIOMIMK. John Hart's BRILLIANT PANTOMIME. S I NB A 1) Til 15 SAILOR. Included in the Grea.t Company engaged are HARRY TATE, WIU.IAM STKPIIKNS* IOF "The Earl and the Girl" fame), COMN Coot\ ROWLAND HIU., OVKUTON MOYI.K, FOUKMAN fc FANNKN, &c. tOUIIC Coi.i.TKII, ETHW. DUNBAR, SUSY VINING, MAUKI, AltonHU, MINNIKMUIR, ENii) MERK, LITTI.K EDITH MAY, ELLA RETFORD, CARLOTTA LEVEY, lUJIUiIANT D esses, Sceuery, Pr.)pertiep, Music, ltrillet.3, Pi oeessions. DauMB, Songs, Sic. BoX OF KICK open Dailr, 9 to 5-30. 'PHONF. Mo.4671. Children uudtr 12 adnditod to Matinees .tt usual reductions. r rrfIE WINTER ASSEMBLY WU-II TAKH PLACK AT THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, ON THURSDAY, the 9th day of JAN., 1908. W. P. BAYLEY'S (Liverpool) BAND. DANCING to commence at 9-30 p.m. TICKETSIndies', 10/ Gentlemen's. 12/G. To be had at the Grosvenor Hotel; Messrs. I'UTI.URSON and GOLDKlÙi and Messrs. MINSHUIX and nor 0 II K S T E it VOLUNTEER BALL WILl, OR HELD AT THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, ON WEDNESDAY, 22:m JANUARY, 1908. BAILEY'S BAND. DANCING to commence at Nine o'clock. TICKETS: Lady's. 10/ Gentleman's, 12/G from Messrs. PHU.UPSON and GOLDEN, and Messrs. MINSHOI.II and MKKSON. DONATIONS received by M. FROST, Lieut. 1st Obes. It-G. Artillery (V.), Drill Hall, Chester. A. HERVEY TALBOT, Lt.-Col. 2nd (Earl of Chester's) V.B. Ches. Regt. F. J. BONNALIE. Lt.-Col. Ist Ches. R.G. Artillery (Vol.) MISS KATE BEESLEY 1 rcceivos PUPILS for RECITATION, STAGE. ELOCUTION. Attends Chester Thurs- days.—"I was delighted with your work."—Geo. Grosslnith. For terms address c/o Messrs. Phillip- «on & Golder's, Eastgate Row, Chester; or 18, Bold-street, Warrington. "nnn_ WATER! WATER! WATER! J. RIDGWAY & SONS, ENGINEERS, MINERALS BORERS. WELL SINKERS, AND PUMP MAKERS. fir,, Air Engines, Hydraulic Rams. Wind Wheels Water Wheels, Pumps, and all kinds of Machinery Fixed or Repaired, &c. 3. LOWER BRIDGE-STREET, CHESTER. JflRES WITHOUT DUST. COAL is as much OUT-OF-DATE for the Heating of Rooms occasionally used such as Drawing, Sitting and Bedrooms, as Tallow Candles are for lighting purposes. GAS FIRES are under absolute control' are perfectly hoalthy when connected with chimney, and avoid all dust and dirt. GAS FIRES can be had for Cash or on the Three Years' Hire Purchase I System, inclusive of cost of fixing. INCANDESCENT GAS LIGHTING. Tllr, MOST BRILLIANT & INEXPENSIVE ILLUMINATION IN EXISTENCE. THE LATEST DESIGNS in DECORATIVE FITTINGS for Inverted or Upright Burners, may be seen; also Large Selection of Best English GLASS SHADES and GLOBES. SHOPS, WAREHOUSES, and PUBLIC BUILDINGS can be Lighted to better advantage with High-power UPRIGHT LAMPS or CLUSTER INVERTED LAMPS, at MUCH LESS COST than any °ther method. LATEST DESIGNS OF A GAS APPLI- P are now on view, and all Gas -onsumers are cordially invited to inspect 1in1Ile at the SHOWROOMS of the CHl'STER UNITED GAS CO. CU11PIÑ STREET, CHESTER. public nnoncrmrnt. .'i' CHESTER GENERAL INFIRMARY. President for the Year: His GKACK THE DUKE OF WESTMINSTER. Chairman of the Board of Management: COJ.ONUI, E. EVANS-LLOYD. ANNUAL CHARITY BALL AT THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, ON TUESDAY, THK 7TH JANUARY, 1908. PATRON The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Chester (JOHN JONES, ESQ.). PATUONESSKS The Mayoress ci Chester (Mr", John Jones) Her Grace the Duoheeb of Westminster The Countess Grosvenor, Saighton Towers Her Grace Katharine Duchess of Westminster, Comiermere Abbey Lady- Harlech, Brogyntyn, Oswestry Hon. Mrs. Parker, Eccleston Paddocks Mrs. Ald^rscy, Aldcreey Hall Mrs. Alfred Mond, 35, Lowudes-square, S.W. Mrs. Adair, 11, St-anley-place Mrs. Barnsioii, Crewe Hill, Farndon Mrs. 11. J. Biroh, Corville, Liverpool-road Mrw. H. F. Brown, Curzon Park Mrs. Brimncr, Belmont Hall, Northwicii Mrs. Bnxklebank, The Rosoote, Ilcswall Mrs. Francis Barnston, Chorlton Lodge, Malpas Mrs. Blagdeu, 10, Nicholas-street Mrs. Carsta rs Junes, The Old Hall, Flookers- brook Mrs. G. Churron, S6, Watergate Flags Mis. R II. Currio, 17, Emperor's Gate, S.W. Mrs. Darby, The Deajiery Mies Darsie, Newton House Mrs. Geo. Dickson, Springfield, Flookersbroók Mrs. Dixon, Tho Clappers, Greeford Mrs. lly. Dobie, Huriter-tftrcet. Mrs. Anthony Dodd, Dclarrwre House Mrs. Doughwt Dobie, Upton House Mrs. C. P. Douglas, St. Mai tin's House Mrs. Elliott., ioiiola.s-st.roet Miss Elliott., The J-Iawt.horns, Hough Green Mrs. France-Hay hurst, Bostook Hall, Middle- wioh Mns. J. G. Frost, Boughton Hall M rs. W. A Fitzgerald, Clare Lodge, Ahb-ot'd I Park Mrs. J. Stuart Goold, Curzon House Mrs. Granger, Nicholas-street M Erne«?t F. Goesage, Upton Airs. G. T. Goggin, 29, Liverpool-road Miss Hobday, Alexandra Villa, Livcrpool-ro<wl I Mrs. Chas. E. Hope, Burton, Neston Mrs. Hamilton. Wtilte Friars Mrs. Charles J. Hobbs, 2, Evewley Park Airs. S. H. Holme, Downswood, Abbot's Park Mrs. G. W. Hayes, Hoole Bank Mrs. Hy. Jolliffe, Kilbroney, Curzon Park Mrs. W. D. Jolliffe, Clavertcn, Westminster Park Mrs. Johnson. Norwood-avenue, Soul.liport Miss Kelsall, Abbot's Court Mi:s Sneyd-Kynnorsley, Boughton Lodge Mrs. King, N icoo/as street Mrs. Wilford LLovd, EoeI«;tou ITill Mrs. Latham, LYIHMHlrst, Hooton Mrs. J. S. "t.iiata, Green Ha.nk, Liverpool- road Mrs. W. H. Lowe, Christie ton Mrs. Nelson, Mollington Banastro Mrs. C. 1\1 Nicholson., Moliington Mre. Park-Yates, Inoo Ilall Mm. A. C Preston, Abbot's Grange lrg. Ed. Porter, (-rowthorns, HooUin I Mrs. E. Powell, Oakbank, Hoole Mrs. W. Rogers, Watergate Flag's Mrs. John Rogers. 88, Watergate-street MNJ. Rogereon, Polefield frs. Quellyn Roberts, ;ate-street I Mrs. T. R. P. Royle, Hough Green Hoyso Mre. B. C. Roberts, Oakfield, Upton Mrs. Robertoon, Upton Grange Mrs. Reid, Hoole Lodge Mrs. Savage, Ourzon Park Mrs. E. B. Swetenham, Moston Hall Mrs. le,. W. Swetenbam, Satnlown-tcrraoo M r*. Sfinday.Piiddington Hall, Neston Mrs. H. Lyle Smyth, Barrowinoro Mrs. Tyrer, Pirns Newtoii Mrs. James Taylor, Haygarth House Mrs. Crosland Taylor, Ravetiscar, Helsby Miss Topham, Darland Hall, Rossott Mrs. Way, Bradpolc, Liverpool-road Mrs. Welsby, 25, Liverpool-road Mrs. G. V. Wellesley, 60, Hough Green Miss Weynian, 17, Curzon Park Mrs. R. A. Ycrburgh, Woc-tlfold Park, Black- burn STEWARDS. Lord Arthur Grosvenor I Reginald Potts, Esq. H. Barnston, Esq. Capt. J. W. Sandilands, A. L. Birch, Esq. D.8.0. E. H. Darby, Esq. R. W. Shand, Esq. H. C. Dickson. Esq. E. W. Swetenham, Esq. T. Gibbons Frost, Esq. J. Taylor, Esq., M.D. J. G. Frost, Evj., J.P. C. Tomkinson, Esq. A. G. Hamilton, Esq. EYTON'S BAND. DANCING from !).30 p.m. to 2.30 a m. TICKETS:—Ladies' 10/ Gentlemen's 12/6. An extra charge of i(.-ill be made on each Ticket taken after January 4th. 1908. To be had at the Grosvenor Hotel, Blossoms Hotel, Queen's Hotel. Messrs. Phillipson and Golder's, and Messrs. Minshull and Meeson's. 3Etou rational. THE KING'S SCHOOL, CHESTER. JL FOUNDED 1541. Chairman of the Governing Body THE BISHOP OF CHESTER. Headmaster: THE REV. J. T. DA VIES. M.A. (Late Scholar of Wadham College, Oxford). Staff of Six Oxford and Cambridge Graduates and three Visiting Masters. THIS TERM'S SUCCESSES INCLUDE OPEN MATHEMATICAl, ScHoi-Aitsim- of SCO per I annum, at St. John's College, Cambridge, and the FmsT COUNTY Scnoi.Aitsmi' of £ 50 per annum (History). NEXT TERM begins January 16th, 1008. Full Prospectus from the Clerk, Mr. F. B. MASON, HI. Newgate-street. A PREPARATORY CLASS is conducted by MISS SALMON, at 3!), WHITE FRIABS. PROSPECTUS POST PRICE. SMART'S BUSINESS TRAINING COLLEGE, St. Oswald's Chambers, St. Wor- burgh-street CIIBSTEK, And at LIVEKPXH., Sr. HELENS, WARRINGTON and SOUTIIPORT. REASONABLE FEUS. Modern Commercial Instruction. Languages, Civil Service Examinations, Professional Pre- liminaries. Each Pupil is taught individually, not in a claaa. j MESSRS. F. WOODFIN & Co. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS, 20, FRODSIIAM STREET, CHESTER. A Large and Valuable UP-TO-DATE STOCK kept on the Premises. TELEPHONE NO. 455. By Royal Warrant to JJYGL His Majesty the King. BOLLAND'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW. SPECIAL SHOWROOM NOW OPEN COSAQUES from the most celebrated English and French Makers. (SPECIAL CHEAP LINES FOR SCHOM, TREATS, &c.) Handsome BOXES of Chocolate?, Crystallised Fruits, &c. ENGLISH AND FRENCH NOVELTIES, IN GREAT VARIETY. CHRISTMAS CAKES, SHORTBREAD, PLUM PUDDINGS, MINCE MEAT. BOL-LANI)S" FAMOUS PRESSED BEEF. BOARS HEADS, TRUFFLED GAME PIES, BONED AND FORCED TURKEYS, GALANTINES, CESTRIAN PASTE and other HOME-POTTED DAINTIES FOR SANDWICHES, SAVOURIES Ac. PRICE LISTS POST F REE. Telegrams: HOLLANDS, CIIKSTEK. TELEPHONE 37. XMAS PRESENTS & YULETIDE GIFTS. JOSEPH BECKETT & C.o ARE NOW SHOWING A VERY LARGE STOCK OF USEFUL GOODS SUITABLE FOR -D v XMAS PRESENTS. FUR DEPARTMENT SPECIAL ATTENTION IS INVITED TO THE LARGE STOCK OF RUSSIAN and CANADIAN SABLE STOLES and MUFFS. Also a great variety of MARTEN, SQUIRREL. Fox & other Ftiri at Moderate Prices. FUR COATS, in Squirrel, Caracul, Seal, Musquash also some very handsome MOTOR COATS, in Fur and Clotli-lined Fur. FOR EVENING WEAR I BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION OF BALL AND EVLNING DRESSES, in Ninon de Soie, Chiffon, Messaline, Lace, &c., from 59/6 to 15 Guineas. LACE & SEQUIN HOBES for covering Silk Slips from 29/6 each. t) FANS, GLOVES and EVERY REQUISITE for the Ballroom. YULE-TIDE GIFTS. A Largo 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 cach; PRINT DRESS LENGTHS, 2/11 to 4/11 each; KNITTED PETTICOATS. BODICES, MEN'S CARDIGANS, JACKETS, GLOVES, etc. EASTGATE ROW & EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER. ISAAC WILLIAMS & SON, EXECUTORS OF THE LATE REGISTERED P n w A T» I WTTTTAM« PLUMBERS, GLAZIERS K GAS FITTERS, 1 VV A K 1) f? 1LL1AMO X CUPPIN STREET, CHESTER. HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTERS, Plumbers' Brasswork of all descriptions; Patent DECORATORS, PLUMBERS, &c., Water Closets, Lavatories, Baths, xc. Glassof all qualities and patterns kept in Stock, 83, NICHOLAS ST., CHESTER. 7 BROWN & CO., EASTGATE ROW. CHESTER, Are now Showing a Great Variety of I SPECIAL NOVELTIES suitable for NEW YEAR'S GIFTS. GLOVES, HANDKERCHIEFS, UMBRELLAS, > LACE COLLARS, FISCHUS, TIES. j DRESSING GOWNS A JACKETS, FANCY CAPS & APRONS, Specially Selected Stock of FANCY ARTICLES. I DRESS LENGTHS, in Washing and Woollen Fabrics. I DOWN QUILTS AND CUSHIONS. t SABLE STOLES AND MUFFS, FU11 COATS, &c. I ROBI (patent) CYCLING MUFFS. Latest Novelty. AN INSPECTION CORDIALLY INVITED. C H E S T E IL-t HOMEBREWED" ALE CHESTER NORTHGATE BREWERY CO., LTD. THE BREWERY, NORTHGATE, CHESTER. PRICE LIST SENT ON APPLICATION. PROMP U DELIVERIES by the Company's conveyances; or by Rai', carriage paid to Railway Station. NOTE-IS THE ONLY BREWERY IN CHESTER, Size 8 by 5Jin. Handsomely bound. From Cloth 2/ to 10/6 Pigskin. THE PIG BOOK. INVATAJABLE BOOKS FOR HOUSEKEEPERS. "Kissing don't last, Cookery do.C.EOP.C;E MEREDITH. THE "365" SERIES OF COOKERY BOOKS. Size 6111. by 4in. Tastefully bound ill red cloth. 1/- net. each. 1. 365 BREAKFAST DISHES. 4. 365 DESSERT DISHES. 2. 365 LUNCHEON 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. The 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. DEAN'S RAG OS. TOT BOOKS. An Immense Variety. From ONE HALFPENNY to 10/6 Each. LONDON: DEAN & SON, 160a, FLEET ST., E.C.; AND OF ALL CHESTER BOOKSELLERS. I __n- CHRISTMAS BREWINGS!! THE BIRKENHEAD BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED, BREWERS AND WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS, THE CHRISTMAS BREWINGS *1 oar Famous MILD and BITTER ALES, SPECIALLY BREWED for Household consumption, are now ready for Delivery, in SPLENDID CONDITION, aruJ Supplied in 6 9 & 18 GALLON CASKS, AT PRICES PROM lí- TO 1/8 PER GALLON. I ORDERS DELIVERED BY THE COMPANY'S OWN DRAYS DAILY, FREE OF CHARGE in City, Suburbs and Surrounding Districts. „ WINES AND SPIRITS. ™miiTiTiu(i(0»r Famous Old SCOTCH and IRISH Blends of WHISKEY (5 years old), 18/- per Gallon) I „ „ Koyal SCOTCH „ Jameson's IBISH WHISKEY (7 „ „ 20/- „ „ )Nctt Pr,eos I FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS AND FULL PRICE LISTS APPLY TO I CHESTER OFFICE & STORES: 12, FRODSHAM STREET. CHESTER. FRANK COVENLY, Agent. £ ole £ geuta in the District for CfljjitBE Celebrated LQNJPQN STOUT. Ageut;s in tho 1)1, BUY SOMETHING USEFUL H. F. THOMAS (Late LAMONT & SON), Has a Large Variety of Artistic OCCASIONAL FURNITURE SUCH AS CHESTERFIELD SETTEES, COMFORTABLE EASY CHAIRS. WRITING BUREAUS, CARD TABLES, CORNER CUPBOARDS, MUSIC CABINETS, ctr. DOWN QUILTS, &a. INSPECTION INVITED. 31, Eastgate Street, Chester. 1- Tkl No. 52. GAS COKE. HOUSEHOLDERS may economise their coal consumption by uoSing COKE ALONE, or fIXEn WITH COAL. The Combined Fuel can be used for all Fires and gives G R JS A T E R II E A T, is Cleaner, lasts longer, look3 bright and cheerful, and is the CIIEAPEST F U E L. The CHETEU UNITED GAS CO. deliver qutuiUtiea of 5 Cwt. or mart;, in BAGS, at 1011. per Cwt., including Cartage laud Porterage within One Mile of Chestei Croas; or LOOSE in Carts at 8n. per Cwt.. cartage extra. ORDERS received at the GAS WORKS, ROODEE; or OFFICES and SHOWROOMS: C UPPIN STREET. CHESTER. AT THE "COURANT" PRINTING WORKS SITUATED AT I THE CROSS, CHESTER. I PROFESSIONAII MICYI, MANHFACTURUM, TRADKSMKN, and MEN OF BUSTXKSS generally, laro-resl)ectfully informed that our Printing Department is furnished with an unusually large and saleut assortment of tho bast kinds of Modem, Plain & Fancy Types ORNAMENTAL BORDERS IN MANY Struts, &u., &a. LEGAL, COMMERCIAL, AD ARTISTIC PRINTING. PUBLIC COMPANY PROSPECTUSES, ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION, PARTICULARS OF ESTATES, BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, REPORTS. MANUFACTURERS' ILLUSTRATED PRICE LISTS, CIRCULARS, &0., &o. GENERAL PRINTING (BLACK OR IN Coi-auiij) of tho most extensive character—from the Smallest Card or Circular to tha Broaisida Placard—executed at the shortest notice. BUSINESS CARDS, LETTER IIEADINC S, MEMORANDA, BILL TIE ADS, ORDER BOOIvS, T R A D E S M E N' S CIRCULARS, VISITING CA!il)j AT THIC "CO URANT" PRINTING WORKS HITG A TgU AT THE CROSS, CHESTER. -n- UAVE V OUR OLD SACKS snob A^tw r:h, >il-jucks, or SeoouU iiMud Sacks. WE WILL BUY THEM FOR CASH or Kxclinrg-e to value 111 a'-w b,.ttri, ca., t cove>« horsecloth cto. Lpon r( cii,t of a i-ostcatii wa will send priniea "ddre8 ci lIL1.dtl. R. DAVIE. Sesr„ LTD., 28, BRUNtlWrc'( ST.. LIVERPOOL ■ t=70. HAIR COM BIN Gs JLJL ALwK Ur, 2/- PlCl 04. COVERLKTTE TAILS OF HAIR FRAMES, PURE I From 3/i each. liAiR, J Oj ij T. SEALES BROWN, S, LEECE-ST. (Car bbatioa), LIVERPOOL,