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TIME TABLES AIAY, ^Hve the following for the accommodation of our ^Blers, but as the time tables of the railway com- ^Bies do not always reach us punctually, we do not ourselves responsible for any errors. wport, Pontypool, and Blaenafon. T7F-TRAINS WEEK DAYS.. SUNDAYS ^Htv, U.VO FS;OJ £ a. TO. p.m. p:m. p.m. Ja. m. p.m ..6 40:12311 (6 33 8 15|3 5b ,gt. "ce+ 9 1511 40;5 0\ r:9 30:8 0 9 21 i3 5i!o 6,8 6 9 35 S 6 ■mbran"9 25;1 55jo 10,8 10 9 40 8 10 ^^Hita«wvdd o 9 29,1 »9|<5 14 S 14 9 44 8 14 ■fedyrun 9 33 2 3\5 18 8 IS 9 48 8 18 ™ol 9 50 2 20,5 35 8 35 10 5'8 3o ■nMvnvdd i! 9 54 2 24'5 39 8 39 10 9 8 39 ■ 3 9 59 2 29 5 44 8 44 1014 8 44 ■Kv"' 10 7 2 37 5 52 8 52 1022 8 52 ■Lnafon 1015 2 456 0 9 0 1030 9 0 DOWN-TRAINS: WEEK DAYS. SUNDAYS STARTING rsBOM a. m. a. m. p.m. p.m. a. m. p. m ■blaena^on 7 30 1130;3 40 6 30 7 30 o 0 MKmVrV" 7 3S;il3S|3 48 G 38 7 3S 5 8 MAbersvcbaii' 7 44! 1146i 3 56 6 46 7 46 5 16 ■PontaWynydd 7 48!1150|4 0 6 50 7 50 5 20 ■Pontypool 7 55,12 0|4 10 7 0 8 0:5 30 ■ Pontrhvdynm 8 2 12 7;4 17 7 7 8 7.5 37 ■ Pontnewydd 8 6;i21lU 2lj7 11 » J15 41 ■ Cwmbran 8 1011215,4 25 7 15 8 15 5 45 ■ Lkrtarnam '8 16 1221(4 31;7 21 8 21 5 51 I s ;S in'st.ar.8 25 1230 4 4017 30 8 30 6 0 I CaS ■ ■ 9 8:1 28 6 10l8 40,4 39 9 30 t 1 For Malpas. 2 ForCroes-y-oeilog and Lianfreelifa. t 3 For Panteg and New Inn. t Omnibuses run to and from Mill-street Station to all parts of the town. Newport, Abergavenny, and Hereford. 1JP SUNDAYS. Newport 7.15 9. 0,10.2511.25;2.35 5.40 9.20,5.30 Pontnwyd 7.29;9.ujl0.39 1.39^.49^.54 9.32jo.42 P°Eoad! 7.40i9.22 10.53;2.20!3. 0;6. 7 9.45j5.57 ?fantydery 7.52 11. 4j 3.126.19 9.57,6. 8 Penpergm 17.59 11.lli 13.196.2610. 5 6.18 Aberga ny 18.10 11.192.45 3.28 6.3510.15 6.26 Hereford ;9.12| Il2.253.25 4.30 7.35111 15)7.o0 DOWN. SUNDAYS. Hereford 7.45 9.45 (12.30, (3.35,7.45 9.407.50 Abrsa'ny 8.5210.44]' 1.21; 4-40i8.45 10.45|8.53 Pnpergm 9. 110.5l| 4-4818.52 10.53;9. 1 Nantydry9.1011. 0| |4 56)9. 1 11. 0;9.10 POKTYP'L ,oL 00 BOAS.0.23:11,13,9.35 1.46,5.505.27 9 13 H.18|9.28 Pontnwyd9.31ill.2lj \$' 015.33 9.21 1^-26 9.36 Newport 9.45lll.359.54| 2. 516.20 5.47,9.35 11.409.o0 Single Fares on Sundays-Return Tickets will be issued on Sundays at all Stations on the West Midland Railway, and Rhymney Railways (except between Fontypool and Newport, Walnut Tree Bridge, and Cardiff, over which portion of the line the ordinary Return Fares will be eharpcd,) at One Fare to and fro. OnMondavs passengers will be booked from Hereford toCavM- LINVIADUCTand back DaubleJourniy, 1st class GsGu, 2nd }SU)A Newport, Ebbw Vale, and Nantyglo. From Dock, street, Newport., for Nantyglo and inter- mediate Station?, (Bassaleg Junction, Tydee, Risca, Cross Keys, Chapel Bridge, Abercarn, Newbridge, Cwmlin, Llanhilleta, Aberbeeg Junction, Abertillery, 7-, li 15, S, 5 45, Sundays: 9, & 5 15,From Nantyglo, 8 40, 11 15, 2 20, 4 45, 7 25. Sundays at 10 40 and 7 10. From Aberbeeg Junction for Ebbw Vale and interme- diate (Cwm and Victoria,) at 7 58, 12 13, 4 8, 6 43. Sundays at 9 58, and 6 13. From Ebbw Vale at 8 40, 1115, 2 20, 7 25. Sundays at 10 40, and 7 C-. On Saturdays a Special Train leaves Newport at 7 30 p.m. for ■:n stations as far as Crumlin only-Omnibuses run to$from Jjocl- d. station (Newport) to all parts of the town. .v. Pontypool, Ebbw Vale, and Nantyglo. UP TRAINS ) SUNDAYS. -■■-ypeolT-vvn 9 37 1 57 5 231 8 3 V riinde- 7 45 12 0 3 51 6 3(. 9 0 0 ;beeC 7 5K ,2 n 4 «4S »^ }> ale 8 2(: 12 35 4 3C 7 5 0 b Jo AberUUery 12 19 4 14 6 4j 10 J g I:itygio' 8 20 12 35 4 30 7 5 10 20 6 35 DOWN TRAINS SUNDAYS ffantwlo 8 40 11 151 2 20 4 45 7 25 10 40 7 10 Waina 8 48 11 23 2 28 5 0 7 33 10 48 7 18 AberUUcrv 8 5G 11 31 2 36 5 10 7 41 10 56 7 26 AbtbbwyVdes 40 n d 2 20 7 10 40 10 Aberbeeg junct 9 2 11 3/ 42 5 20 g — Crumlin dep.10 lo 1 50 5 18 2 Pontypool Town .10 33 2 1(1 5 40 11 v Pontypool, Risca, &c., and Newport. UP TRAINS SUNDAYS. Pontypool Town 9 3" 1 57 5 2D 18 3 G 13 Crumlin dep 9 15 11 54 2 55 5 50 8 0 11 15 45 Abercxrae 9 25 12 4 3 5 5 58 8 10 11 25 7 55 •Kisca 9 38 12 20 3 18 6 12 8 23 11 38 8 8 Newport' 10 0 12 45 3 40 6 40 8 45 12 O 8 30 DONVN TRAINS Sundays. „ 7ni1lli305 45 90515 £ ?wP°rt I 9V „ i; 3 25 6 6 9 21 5 36 ^sca I l\ H 50 3 41 6 20 9 35 5 50 Abercarne 7 id 11 » n 10 40 9 4 Crumlin dep 10 15 1 50 5 18 Pontypool Town 10 33 2 10 5 40 Pontypool and Merthyr. UP-TRA1NS. SUNDAYS. Pontyptool^Road 9 30 1 50 5 22 7 55 6 5 Pontypool Town 9 37 1 57 5 29 8 3 jj 13 Crumlm 9 55 2 15 5 46 8 21 6 31 Tredegar junction fBlaekwood)10 2 2 23 5 54 8 29 6 39 Rhymney Junction (Ilengoed).10 8,2 31 6 1 £ V] tlajicaich (Nelson) 10 17|2 40 ,6 8 8 44 6 54 Quaker's Yard Junction ~10 So 3 5 3 TrbedyrMew 10 46 3 16 ,6 41 Merthyr 10 53 3 23 0 48 — DOWN TKAXN6. Merthyr 9 20 1255j4 20 Trnedvrhiew 9 29 1 2 4 29 ~™ Quaker's Yard Junction 9 44 1 18,4 42 10 14 8 29 Llancaich (Nelson) 9 51 1 24,4 SO 10 8 37 Bhymney Junction 9 59 1 -.4 5 1 10 3- 8 4/ Tredegar Junction 10 5 1 40 o S 10 o9 8 Crumlin 10 15 1 50|5 18 10 49 9 i Pontypool Town 10 33 2 10 5 40 11 8 9 22 Pontypool Road io 38(2 isl5 45 n 13 9 27 Coleford, Monmouth, Usk, and Pontypool. WEEK OAYS. SUNDAYS, w K a. m. a. m. a. m. p. m.1 !?:I?AiP'm' Pontypool Road « 8 30 11 12 2 55 0 10; jll 20 rr^V ? 9 15 11 20 3 10 6 28 jll 35 ibmd'ennv 25 11 34 3 18 6 40 '11 43 SianRoad"k|9 30 n 38 322, e 45; .1147 Raglan Footpath..« 9 35 11 42 3 2G > 0 50 11 51 Dingestow 9 45 '11 50 3 35 7 0 12 0 Monmouth 9 55 [12 0 3 4c! 7 10' 12 10 a.m.'a. m, p. m. p. m, a. m. p. m. Monmouth 8 35 12 35 4 20 *5 30 « 5 0 8 44 12 44 4 29 5 40 | 5 8 Bagfan Footpath 8 53 12 53 4 38 5 50 |?| 5 i6 Baelan Road 8 57 12 58; 4 43 5 w "c g,, 5 2o Lllidenny 9 113! 4 48, 6 0 5 24 &sk 9 w 113, 4 ss e 30 5« Pontypool Road 9 25; 1 30j 5 17| 6 50 5 50 Pontypool to Cardiff (Taff Vale). DOWN. SUNDAYS. Pontypool town 9 371 1 57j 5 29| 8 2 Quaker's Yard 8 29 11 19' 3 14| 7 41 9 29 4 24 Cardiff I 9 22 12 12 4 7| 8 0U0 22 5 17 UP. SUNDAYS. Cardiff 8 25 ll 30, 3 201 6 35! 9 0 :4 0 Quaker's Yard 9 21 12 26 4 16; 7 34 9 56 4 56 Pontypool |10 33j 2 10; 5 4Gj jll 8 !• Bristol & South Wales Union Railway. FromBrist.6 15,9 45, 12 40, 3 0, 6 0, Sundays 8 10, 3 0, arriving at Portskewet Station before 8 2, 1115,1227,22, 455, ,7 40 (and Sunday«9 35,4 49, ) trains to Newport. Frotn Newport to Portskewet, and up stations to London, 7 15, 10 15, 1 20, 5 10, 7 0; Sundays, 8 10, 4 28. FromPrtskew, by ferry, 8,10 50, 2 20, 6 0, 7 35 Sun- days 9 30, 5, Fine Teas! THOS. AGG, PONTYPOOL, The QUANTITY of 2s. and 2s. 6d. Teas T. A. is selling, is a JffiARANTEEOF ITS w_vmlwr Another Delivery this Week OF THE NEWEST SHAPES AND STYLES in BONNETS, HATS, CAPS, and DRESSES, at POTTER'S. May loth, 1869. BAPTIST COLLEGE, PONTYPOOL. THE ANNUAL MEETINGS of this Institution will be held on TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, the 18th and 19th of MAY, at CRANE STREET CHAPEL. On TUESDAY Evening, at 7, the REV. JOHN MORRIS, Cwm Ivor, will preach in WelsA. On WEDNESDAY Morning, at 11, the REV. A. TILLY, of Cardiff, will preach in English after which, the PUBLIC MEETING for Business will be held, at the same place. The Members a*1 Friends of the Society will Dine, both days, at the College, at Two o'clock. W. PARKHOUSE, Wholesale and Retail Boot Manufacturer, COMMERCIAL-STREET, PONTYPOOL. AGENT for the "Howe" SEWING MACHINES, the oldest established of any in the world and ac- knowledged to be superior to every other manufactured, being adapted for all kinds of sewing, from the lightest gossamer to the heaviest harness and upholstery. Ready-Closed UPPERS of every description Supplied to the Trade at the Lowest Prices. West Place, Pontypool. W WOODFORD, Builder, has for Sale, New and • Second-hand Building Materials, Roman Tile, Crests, Kiln Tiles, &c., &c. W.B.-MRS. WOODFORD has RE-OPENED the CONFECTIONERY BUSINESS in all its branches, in the Shop lately occupied by Mr Churchill, George- street (opposite the Crown Hotel.) Superior British Wines. Also, all kinds of choice PAPER HANGINGS sup- j plied on the shortest notice. j Rcfresliment Rooms opened for Tea and Coffee; also, a Register Office for Servants. America! America! PROTECTION, SPEED, AND ECONOMY TO EMIGRANTS. Passengers boohed through to all parts of the United States and Canada, at Lowest Rates. Sailing Ships.. (Including Provisions) £ 3 10 0 Steamers. ditto £ 6 6 ° Passengers met at the Railway Stations in Liverpool, and provided with the best accommodation at the lowest possible rates. Free Storage for Luggage. For every other information apply to JAMES R. MORGAN, Emigration Agent, Post Office, Pontypool, and Galton Street, Liverpool. QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT EMIGRATION OFFICES, 2, Old Broad Street, London, E.C. Emigration to Queensland. NEW LAND ACT, 1868. Persons 21 years of age, paying their passage to the Colony, can select a homestead of 80 or 160 Acres at a quit-rent of 9d. and 6d. per Acre for five years, when tbev become entitled to the freehold. Land orders, f30 per adult, are also granted to per- sons paying their passage to the colony. Assisted Passages are grunted to shepherds, plough- men, agricultural labourers, qnarrymcn, gardeners. miners, carpenters, bricklayers, blacksmiths, wheel- wrights, and other eligible persons; and Free Passages to female domestic servants, and married farm labour- ers, and shepherds with not more than one child and under 12 years of age. Assisted and free passengers, after three years' con- tinuous residence in the Colony, can select a home- stead of 80 to 160 acres under the Land Act. JAMES WHEELER. Appointed Agent forAbcrdare,M rG. H.EVANS, Auctioneer „ „ Cardiff-JOSEPH ELLIOT & SONS, Bute Docks „ „ Brecon-Mr JOHN EVANS „ „ Abersychan-Mu EDWIN WOOD. „ Merthyr—MR JOHN COPELAND. Tredegar-M-R EDWARD DAvin. DUTY OFF TEAS AT W. PEGLER'S Tea and Grocery Establishments. s. d. Good Small Tea 1 4 per lb. Congou, recommended 2 0 „ Best do. 2 6 W. PEGLER, PONTYPOOL AND BLAENAFON TMPERIAL AUSTRIAN GUARANTEED STATE X LOANS. No LOTTERIES. Bona-fide chances to win for £1 the large premiums of P,30,000, 225,000, P,20,000, &c. &c. Public drawings on the First of every month, under the superintendence of the Austrian Government, and official public functionaries. OFFICIAL LISTS SENT GRATIS TO SUBSCRIBERS. Apply for Cl chances, issued upon forms supplied by the Austrian Government and bear- ing the Imperial half a florin stamp, and for prospec- tuses to VOELCKER & CO., Bankers, Vienna. Kaye's Worsdell's Pills. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS have become so celebrated, because they go at once to the root of disease, purify the vital fluid, and enable all the organs of the human system to perform their functions in a healthy and vigorous manner. They are carefully com- pounded on sound principles, and, being entirely free from mercurial, antimonial, and other mineral or dan- gerous substances, may be safely taken by persons of the most delicate constitution. Sold by all Chemists and other Dealers m Patent Medicines at Is. lfd., 2s. 9d„ and 4s. 6d. Wholesale Medicines at Is. lfd., 2s. OJ., and 4s. 6d. Wholesale Depot, 22, Bread-street, London. Tea Tea For the Million I Try JONES's Tea. ti Good Congou Is 4d Fine do. 2s Od Finest Rough do. 2s 6d N.B.-All Groceries supplied at Lowest Price Note the Address: Thos. Jones,Grocer, BRIDGE STREET, PONTYPOOL. STEAM PACKET TABLES. MAY. THE NEWPORT. From Bathwst Basin, Bristol. (Calling at the Hotwella Stage half-an-liour later.) 17 Whit-Monday (See Special bills for day) 19 Wednesday 12 0 noon 21 Friday 2 15 afternoon From Beaufort Wharf, Newport. 17 Whit-Blomiay (See Special bills for day) 18 Tuesday 9 0 morning 20 Thursday .11 45 morning 22 Saturday 2 15 afternoon ALBION HOUSE, ABERSYCHAN BEN GRIFFITHS DAVIES BEGS most respectfully to inform the Gentry and Inhabitants of Abersychan and its neighbourhood that he has OPENED his new and commodious Pre- mises (opposite Mr E. Wood's, Chemist,) with an entirely NEW and CAREFULLY SELECTED STOCK of Novelties for the present Season, in the following Departments:— FANCY DRESSES-in all the new Materials, in- cluding the new Poplinettes, Silks, Broches, Robes, &c. SHAWLS & MANTLES—in all the newest designs. DRAPERY—including several Lots of Calicoes and Sheetings SPECIALLY CHEAP. FRENCH & ENGLISH CAMBRICS—in great variety. HOSIERY-Plain and Fancy-in the best makes. GLOVES—in French Kid and German Fabric. RIBBONS & LACE GOODS. HABERDASHERY, TRIMMINGS, &c. HATS & CAPS-TIES & COLLARS-of every description. B. G. D. trusts, by supplying FIRST-CLASS GOODS at MODERATE PKICES, and by strict attention to business, to merit and obtain a share of the public patronage. TERMS—STRICTLY CASH. Just Published, And may be had at the FREE PRESS Office, Price 6d., (Post-free on receipt of Eight Stamps,) THE LOCAL REGISTER; OR, CHRONOLOGY OF PONTYPOOL AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD. Being a concise account of the Chief Events that have transpired in the Town and Locality, and (incidentally) in Monmouth- shire, from the Invasion of Britain until the present time and including a full report of the memorable catastrophe at the Glyn Pond on the 23rd of July, 1868. Register Office for Families and Servants CONDUCTED by MRS. SAUNDERS, 4, Market c Street, Pontypool. EPPS'S COCOA. Only in j lb., | lb., and 1 lb. Packets—tin-lined and labelled. SOLD BY THE TRADE IN ALL PARTS. Prepared by JAS. Errs & Co., Homoeopathic Chemists, London. LEATH & ROSS^ CHEMISTS by appointment to the London Homoeo- pathic Hospital, secure each bottle by their Autograph label over the cork, and have appointed Agent for the sale of their HOMCEOPATHIC MEDICINES: PONTYPOOL FORD, Chemist, George-street. HORNIMAN's TEA is selected only from the spring gathering, and imported free from' facing' powder; tea distinctively strong and delicious inflavour is thus obtained. Genuine packets are signed ^WJfmurrwm^cr. LONDON. -Prices, 2s. 8d.-3s.-3s.4d. & 3s. 8d. per lb. ABERYSTWITIR,.JO«EI,Chemist MONMOUTH Allen PONTYPOOL .Wood,Chemist. MERTHYR Stephens Us Edwards I NEWPORT,JonesyfCo.,chemists, ABBRGA.'NY Wuikins,Oosdcn f Phillips, 92, Commercial st CRICKHOWEI.L Christopher Rise A Taylor, Chemist SPANISH FLY is the acting ingredient in ALEX. ROSS'S CANTHARIDES OIL, which speedily produces whiskers and thickens hair, 3s. Gd.; sent by post for 54 stamps.—ALEX. ROSS, 248, High Holborn, London. Sold hj all Chemists, and by Roderick, Pontypool HAIR-CURLING FLUID, 248. High Holborn, London.—ALEX. ROSS'S CURLING FLUID, curls Ladies' of Gentlemen's hair immediately it is ap- plied. Sold at 3s. 6d.; sent free for 54 stamps. Ross's Toilet Magazine, Is. 6d., or 20 stamps. Sold by all Chemists, and by Roderick, Pontypool GREY HAIR.—248, High Holborn, London. ALEX. ROSS'S HAIR DYE produces a perfect colour im- mediately it is used. It is permanent, and perfectly natural in effect. Price 3s. 6d., sent post for 54 stamps. Sold by all Chemists, and by Roderick, Pontypool AIR DESTROYER.-248, High Holborn,London. H ALEX. ROSS'S DEPILATORY removes, without effect to the skin, superfluous hair from the face, neck, and arm?, 3s. 6d.; sent the same day as ordered by post for 54 stamps. Sold by all Chemists, and by Roderick, Pontypool PIMPLE REMOVER.—All diseases of the skin are improved by one dose of ALEX. ROSS'S VEGE- TABLE SKIN PILL. They remove redness, sallow- noss, &c. 2s. 9d., or by post for 40 stamps.—ALEX. ROSS, 248, High Holborn, London. Sold by all Chemists, and by Roderick, Pontypool WONDERFUL DISCOVERY. Corns cured in W one day, by using ALEX. ROSS'S CHIROPO. This preparation gradually dissolves the Corn in a few hours, removing the very root. Price 4s; sent by post for 60 stamps. 248, High Holborn, London. Sold by all Chemists, and by Roderick, Pontypool HAIR COLOUR WASH.—By washing the head with this beautifuHy-perfume'd Wash, in seven or ten days the hair assumes its original colour, and re- mains so by an occasional using. 10s 6d, sent for stamps ALEX. ROSS, 248, High Holborn, London. Sold by all Chemists, and by Roderick, Pontypool AÂAAÂ.A4&Å.AA&$ '3 T3 TT 'V B UY I 5 Johnson,JohnsonssCo s\ PURE TEA, X I 2/- per lb. E CHOICE QUALITIES I "New SEASON'S," « 2/8 3/- 3/4 3/8 4/- I 4 Supplied in Packets only, from 2 ozs. to I lb. lo- •« and 3-lb. and 6-lb. Tin Canisters. t Sold by Chemists, Confectioners,^ ■* &c., in every Town. LOCAL AGENTS. Z POXTYPOOL- Ed wards: stationer, George-street Abergavenny—James, confectioner Beaufort J ones, chemist Pillgwenlly—Faulkner, chemist, 81, Commercial-road Na ntyglo-Allon, Post-office, Garn Vach Merthyr-Stephens, chemist Aberdare Thomas, chemist, 10, Comm ercial-place Hereford Chave, 6, Broa-st; Jennings, 36, High town Tredegar—Jenkins, chemist '7' Tfsk-Clark, Post-office JOHNSON, JOHNSON & Co Tea Merchants, 17, Blom- field-street, City, London, EBBW TALE. Sale of Valuable Leasehold Properties. MESSRS DENNING, SMITH & co. win SELL 15Y AUCTION, at tbe Hewlymwyn Inn, Ebbw Vale, on TUESDAY, the 25th day of May, 1S69, at 3 for 4 o'clock in the Afternoon, the undermentioned VALUATi.H LEASEHOLD PROPERTIES LOT 1. ALL THOSE TWO DOUBLE MESSUAGES, or DWELLING-HOUSES, situate adjoining the road leading from the Ebbw Vale Works to Nantyglo, and also adjoining the garden and premises of the "King's Arms;" and now in the respective occupations of Charles Evans, Edmund Young, and Frederick Whit- marsh, at rents amounting to the annual sum uf £ 20 16s. The tenure is leasehold, for a term of 90 years, from the 25th March, 1844, at the annual rent of £3 10s. LOT 2. ALL THAT CAPITAL MESSUAGE, or DWELL- ING HOUSE, SHOP, STABLE, and GARDEN, situate in the High-street at Ebbw Vale. and now in the occupation of Mr George Thomas. The Shop is very spacious, and the Cellarage underneath excellent. The entire Premises are most substantially built, and are admirably adapted and conveniently situated for carrying on a large retail general trade. The tenure is leasehold for the term of 70 years, from the 25th March' 1845, at the yearly rent of;C7 los. 5d. For further particulars, and Conditions of Sale, apply to the Auctioneers; or to FUSSELL & PRICHARD, Solicitors, Bristol. tgg" MACNIVEN & CAMERON'S RENOWNED PENS ON A NEW PRINCIPLE. Waverley Pen! Pickwick Pen! Owl Pen! TRESE Pens are rapidly superseding all others, being i- adapted for every style and variety of writing. Is per Box ls2d per Post. Sold at the office of the PoxivrooL FLEE PRESS. 4 The OWL' for fine writing, and The WAVERLEY' for the rough and ready hand, are the Pens that must, par excellence, supersede all othcrs.Fol'es Gazette. KENNARD LODGE Of Free and Accepted Masons, 1258. THE OPENING AND CONSECRATION of the above Lodge, and Installation of BROTHER BARTHOLOMEW THOMAS as W.M., will take place at the CLARENCE HOTEL, Pontypool, on THURSDAY, the 3rd of June next. [Full particulars in a ='Tbr~.q"H_dv.r.'t:cracnt.] By Command. 4 WILLIAM WILLIAMS, Provincial Grand Seeretary. 11th May, 1869. AGRICULTURAL SEEDS. To Farmers and Others. Genuine Improved Skirvings, Sutton's Champion, Menier's Improved And other Swedes & Turnip Seeds, At Joseph Saunders' Seed Warehouse y 4, Market-st., Pontypool. Prime Skirving's Swede, Sd. per lb., Is. per quart, or 3s. 9d. per gallon. TO be Let, A HOUSE in BRYNGWlN PLACE.—Apply to Mr G. J JEE, Glanwern Offices. To be Let, With Immediate Possession, A HOUSE AND CORNER SHOP, situate at the junction of Nicholas Street with the Albion Road, well adapted for a Grocer, Baker, or any other business. The Shop, which was lately occupied by a Grocer, hastwo large Plate Glass Windows, and is sub- stantially fitted up "with Counters, Desks, Shelves, Drawers, Gas Finings, ^he House contains a small Parlour, three Bedrooms, Kitchen with Copper and VERY LARGE OVEN, and two good Cellars with level entrance from the road. Apply to Mr HUGUE6) Bookseller, Pontypool. For Sale by private Treaty, IN ONE OR MORE LOTS, 17Q £ SQUARE YARDS OF BUILDING 11 ^v) GROUND, situate near the Bible Christian Chapel, Abersychan, late the property of Mr Richard Walker, deceased. A.pply to Messrs GREENWAY & BYTHEWAY, Solicitors, Pontypool. Thomas's Emulsion of Syrups, OR PECTORAL COUGH DROPS, For Coughs, Colds, Influenza, Bronchitis, Hoarseness, Asthma, Hooping tough, difficulty of Breathing, Incipient Consumption, and other afections of the chest and lungs. No family should be without this popular health- restoring remedy, which has been in great demand for many years with unprecedented success. Sold in Bottles, at 7-1(1, Is. 1-id, and 2s 9d each BAYLEY'S TONIC, APERIENT, AND PURIFYING FAMILY PILLS, For Indigestion, Loss of Appetite, Giddiness, Wind in the Stomach, Sick Headache, Habitual or Temporary Costiveness, Nervousness, Pains in the chest and side, 4-c. These pure vegetable pills strengthen the system and increase appetite, and are a mild and effectIve aperient; they purify the blood from all gross humours, and give speedy relief in all disorders of the liver and stomach. SOLD IN BOXES, AT nD., Is. I 11-1 D., & 2s. 9D. EACH. Prepared only by T. ROBEIIICK, Chemist, Pontypool. WHOLESALE AGENTS. London W. SUTTON & Co. Bristol PEARCE & Co. And Retail by most Chemists and Medicine Vendors. LOCAL AGENTS. Blaenafon: Evans,chemist Aberga'ny: Watkins Tredegar: Waites «, Newport: Edmunds „ „ EleazarDavis „ Morgan (Pillgwenlly),, Cardiff: James „ Williams „ „ Cross „ Abertillery J. Pontypridd Bassett, chemist Aberdare T.W.Evans „ Monmouth Cossens „ „ Spencer Merthyr Thos.Stephens „ „ R. Thomas „ Dowlais Hancock „ Chepstow Williams „ Usk Clark, bookseller Williams, bookseller Iii, IMPORTANT. IF you want to BORROW MONEY at a cheap rate, go to Mr W. WILLIAMS, 16, Dock-street, New- port, Mon., and Insure your Life, and, with approved personal security, you can have any sum up to zC2,000, repayable by fixed instalments. Office hours, 10 to 5. Posters of the Largest Size Printed (45 inches by 27 inches,J EXECUTED IN THE BEST STYLE AND ON THE SHORTEST NOTICE, AT THE FreePress Office,Pontypool. Dymunir galw sylw y Cymry at yr isod. JOHN BEVAN'S (Late Charles Bennett.) GENERAL FURNISHING WAEEIIOUSE, Clarence-street, Pontypool. FOR every description of HOUSEHOLD FURNI- TURE, IRON BEDSTEADS, HARDWARE, &c., GO TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS. Second Administrative Battalion Mon. Rifle Volunteers, LIEUT.-COL. THE HON. J. F. CLIFFORD-BUTLER COMMANDING. BY THE KIND PERMISSION OF MRS. HANBURY LEIGH, A REVIEW AND FETE WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE BEAUTIFUL GROUNDS OF PONTYPOOL PARK, On Whit-Monday, May 17th, 1869. After the Review, there will be a variety of RUSTIC SPORTS, Comprising Donkey Racing, Foot and Hurdle Racing, Racing after Cheese down the Hill, &c. &c. First-Class BANDS will be in Attendance. The Review will commence at 2.30 p.m. The Park will be thrown open for the Admission of the Public (by Tickets only) at 12 o'clock. Admittance at Private Enti-ance, opposite Town Hall, Is. „ Pontymoil Entrance 6d Admission for a Two-horse Carriage 5s. „ Four-horse „ 7s.Cd. Carriages will be admitted at the Pontymoil Entrance only. Tickets will be sold near the Entrance, Pontymoil; at the Town Hall and at Mr Hugbes's. Stationer. Refreshments may be had on the Ground. Railway Arrangements, at Excursion Fares. Passengers from Blaenafon, booked to Pontypool by 11.30 a.m. and 3.40 p.m. Trains; and from Newport, booked to Pontypool by Special Train, at 1, and 1.45, p.m. Special Trains will leave Pontypool for Newport, calling at intcriraiodiato station, at 6.50, 9.30, p.m. The Ordinary Trains trom Pontypool t,, Blaenafon will run as usual, at 5.30, and 8.30, p.m. MONMOUTHSHIRE. Parish of Trevethin, near the Cwmavon Station of the Monmouthshire Railway. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, By Mr JOHN PHILPOT, At the CROWN HOTEL, Pontypool, on SATURDAY, the 29th day of May, 1869, at 2 o'clock precisely, subject to such Conditions of Sale as will be then and there produced, ALL THAT Farm House, Barn, Buildings, and Land, Called Glyuafon" otherwise "Gwmavon" Farm, Situate at Cwmavon, in the above parish, containing 17 acres 1 rood and 32 perches of Arable, Meadow, Pasture and Wood Land; and, also ALL THOSE THREE COTTAGES standing there- on, and now or late in the occupation of Evan Evans, Enoch Morgan, and Holder. The whole of the above premises are now let to Mr William Jones, for a term of seven years, from the 2nd day of August, 1868, at the low annual rent of £ 20. To view the property apply to the Tenant, and for further particulars to Messrs WALFOKD and GABB, Solicitors, Abergavenny. fTlO BE SOLD, pursuant to three several Orders of the High Court of Chancery, made in the matter of the Estate of JOHN GWYNNE HERBERT OWEN, late of Car- diff, in the county of Glamorgan, Solicitor, deceased, and in certain causes of Davies v. Hair, Berkeley v. Hair, and Cousins v. Owen, with the approbation of the Judge to whose Court the said matter and causes are attached; by Mr JOHN PHILPOT, the person appointed to sell the same in 14 Lots, that is to say: as regards Lots 1 to 6, both inclusive, at the Beaufort Arms Hotel, in the town of Mon- mouth, on FRIDAY, the 18th day of June, 1869, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. As re- gards Lots 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, and 14, at the Crown Hotel, Pontypool, on SATURDAY, the 19th day of June, 1869, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon and as regards Lots 11 and 12, at at the Horse and tiroom Hotel, Llantrissant, on MONDAY, the 21st day of June, 1869, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, certain FREEHOLD, COPYHOLD, & LEASEHOLD PROPERTY. Comprising several Freehold and Leasehold Cottages, Gardens, and Orchards, Pieces or Parcels of Arable, Wood, and Plantation Land, &c., situate on Great Doward Hill, in the parish of Whitchurch, in the county of Here- ford. Also, a Piece of Freehold Land called the Withy Bed, situate in the River Wye, near Wye Bridge, in the Town of Monmouth, containing about one Acre. Also, several Freehold Pieces or Parcels of Orchard or Garden Ground, situate in the parishes of Llandogo and Penalt, in the County of Mon- mouth. Also, several Leasehold Messuages and Cottages, Gardens, Pieces or Parcels of Land, situate respectively in the parish of Goytre, in the county of Monmouth, and in the parishes of Llangorse and Talgarth, in the county of Brecon. Also, a Freehold and Lease- hold Messuage or Tenement and Premises, situate respectively in the town of Llantris- sant and parish of Llanwonno, in the county of Glamorgan. And a Leasehold Messuage or Tenement and Garden, situate in George-street, 1. 1 b' Pontypool, in the county of Monmouth. Also, Two Annuities of £12 each, contingent on a life now aged 33 years or thereabouts. Parti- culars and Conditions of Sale may be had gratis in London, of Messrs Cunliffe and Beau- mont, Solicitors, 43, Chancery-lane; Messrs Doyle and Edwards, Solicitors, 2, Verulam Buildings, Gray's-inn; Mr Hair, Pontypool; Mr John Philpot, Auctioneer, Pontypool; John Bird, Esq., Solicitor, Cardiff; and of John Morris, Esq., Cardiff, the Plaintiff's Solicitor, and at the places of Sale. Dated this 28th day of April, 1869. HENRY LEMAN, Chief Clerk. CUNLIFFE and BEA UMONT, 43, Chancery-lane, Middlesex, Agents for JOHN MORRIS, Cardiff, Glamor- ganshire, Plaintiff's Solicitor. ABERSYCHAN LOCAL BOARD. A SUMMARY OF RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS ON ACCOUNT OF AND ENDER THE u LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1858," FOR THE YEAR ENDED 25rn MARCH, 1869 RECEIPTS. £ 3, d. Lady Day, 1869, 4 To amount received from General District Rate, made 16th October, 1867, at 4d. in the £ 27 8 °i — amount received from General District Rate, made loth April, 1S68, at 6d. 9 4 — amount received 110111 General District Rate, made 21st October, 1868, at 4d. in the £ 224 8 2• — amount received from Highway Rate, made 17th April, 1867, at 6d. in the £. 14 2 91 amount received from Highway Rate. made 15th April, 1868, at 3d. iu the £ 222 5 41 amount received from Highway Rate, made 21st October, 1S68, at 3d. in the £ .20S13 8 amount received from General District Rate (Lighting District), made 16th October, 1868, at Is. in the X 23 10 8 amount received from General District Rate (Lightiug District), made 15th April, 1868, at Is. in the £ 130 0 If amount received from General District Rate (Lighting DiEtrict), made 21st October, 1868, at Is. in the £ .105 15 3 4 amount received from Private Works of Drainage. 93 4 7 amount received from Rent of House at Abersychan 4 10 0 amount received for Gas to lamp, Pen- twyn Tavern 0 8 4 amount received for Ashes sold. 6 8 2 Total Receipts £ 1409 4 3 Balances from last Account, viz :— Amount in Treasurer's hands..29 12 11 Amount in Surveyor's hands, IS 6 5:i- ————— 47 19 41 Total Receipts and Balance. 3 7 I DISEVRBEMKNTS. £ s. d. L S. d Lady Day, 1869. 1st, in respect of Prpnc WOKKS By Expenses of Repair of Highways, (Highway Rate Account) 3^7 4 $ Expenses towards Repair of Abercarne Turnpike Roads 32 16 10 Expenses of Repair of II ighways( General Dis- trict Rate Account) 49 11 Of 449 12 2 Expenses of Works of Scavenging 170 1 3 — Expenses of Lighting Streets 67 8 9 — Expenses of Repair of Sewers 0 1 9 — Expenses of Constructing New Sewers, Abersy- chan 176 19 9t — Expenses of Altering Building, Abersychan 15 -1 7 $ 429 16 ? 2nd, in respect of PRIVATE WOKKS By Expenses of Private Works of Drainage 105 15 7 105 15 71 3rd, in respect of GENERAL EXPEXSES By Expenses of Salaries of Officers 125 0 0 Expenses of Establishment Charges (other than Salaries) 77 7 8 Expenses of Election. 850 Expenses attendant upon purchase of Building, Abersychan 8 18 2 ————— 219 10 10 By Total Expenditure 1204 14 9l Balance now intrcasurer's bands. 12 5 Balance now in Surveyor's hands. 33 16 4,1 252 8 91 Total Expenditure and Balance JE1457 3 7\ Length of Highways and Roads, 7. miles.—Assessable Value of District, zC27,932 10s. ALEXANDER EDWARDS, Clerk. PARKINSON CHAPMAN, Surveyor, Inspector, and Collector of Rates. I do hereby report and certify, that I have this day completed my examination of the Accounts of the Abc¡' sychan Local Board, for the year ended at Lady-day, 1869 that the foregoing is a correct summary of the Receipt* and Payments of the said Board; that every entry allowed by me appears to be correct and legal; and that the Balance of the Treasurer's Account, viz., £ 218 12s. 5d., agrees with the Balance which, by that officer's own. book, appears to have been in his hands at the time of closing such Account. Bated this Seventh day of May, 1869. E. MURRELL, Auditor of the Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire Audit District. PANTEG LOCAL BOARD. SUMMARY OF RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS ON ACCOUNT OF THE PANTEG LOCAL BOAUD. UNDER THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1858, FOR Till* YEAR ENDING MARCH 25th, 1869. RECEIPTS. £ s. d. £ s. d. To Balance with Treasurer Lady-day, 1868 101 11 6 — General District Rate, made August llth, 1RG8, ^Gd. ;Îr,1. J in the £ 182 16 7-11 Legallv excused from above Itate 63 5 2 119 li 5 To amount received on account of Highway Rte, made Jan. 12th, 1869, of 4d. in the £ 100 14 9.1 Legally excused from above ltaie 50 18 3 49 16 6i To amount received on account of Drainage .¡, ge Rate made May 8th, 1866, of Is. in the X 11 11 4 Total Iteecipts ;CaS2 10 91 Balance of Highway Rate 60 0 0 Balance of Drainage Rate 383 19 8 443 19 8i Total Receipts, awd Balances.. £ 726 10 6 Assessable value of District, £ 10,548. Length of Highways, 10 miles. DISBURSEMENTS. £ S. d. £ 8. d. By RETAIRS OF HIGHWAYS:— Surveyor, Wages to men 53 9 1 ucvounts 34 16 4 Stones and Lime ,.15 8 8 Timber, Stakes, &c. 0 13 8 Drain Pipes 0 12 5 Tools, and Repairing ditto 2 7 9 Abcrcarne Trust. 1 5 0 Compensation for Land. 0 12 0 109 4 11 ,c.,kvFNr,iNa 'Cwmynyscoi and Pontymoil.. 15 5 0 GENERAL CHARGES: — Salaries of Officers 42 10 0 Auditor, examining accounts.. 3 10 6 Surveyor, extra work 10 0 0 Table for Board Room 1 15 0 Cleaning Board Room 1 0 0 Printing and Stationery 5 18 10 Incidentals, Stamps, &c. 0 10 7 65 4 11 Total Expenditure £ 189 14 10 Balance now with Treasurer 92 15 11 j Balance of Highway Rate uncol- lected. 60 0 0 Balance of Drainage Rate, ditto..3.83 19 8| 536 ]5 8 Total Expenditure and Balances. L726 10 6 THOMAS WILLIAMS, Clerk to the Local Board of Panteg, I do hereby report and certify that I have this day examined the Accounts of the Pantcague Local Board for the Year ended at Lady-day, 1S69; that the foregoing is a corrcct summary of the Receipts and Disbursements of the said Board; that every entry allowed by me appeared to be correct and legal, and that the Balance of the Trea- surer's Account, viz., S,92 158. 11 id., agrees with the Balance which by his own book a^ears to have been in his hands at the time of closing such account. Dated this "Seventh day of May, 1869. E. MURRELL, Auditor of the Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire Audit District. I P 0 li. Iffo T V -P 0-0 L- -L-0 -C -AL- -G 0- -V- E- -R- -N -d-XW E-11 47- -T- -B 0 A R D. j SUMMARY OF RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS ON ACCOUNT OF THE I PONTYPOOL LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD, UNDER THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT I ACT, 1858, FOR THE YEAR ENDING 25TH MARCH, 1869. I RECEIPTS, £ s. d. £ s. d. :Mnrc1:2;'5th, 18G9. I March 25th, 18G9. Balance due from Treasurer, as per last year's statement 71 17 8 Ditto from Surveyor, ditto. 9 0 2 ————— 80 17 10 General District net Assessment.757 13 2i Void, legally excused, and irrc- coverable 92 1 LOG Amount actually col- lected 619 18 9 712 0 71 619 18 9 Recoverable Arrears 45 12 7 Receipts from Town Hall. 40 0 6 Ditto, from Ashes, &c 31 3 5 Ditto, Sewers 16 13 7 Ditto, from Sundries, for extra work done:— The Committee of the Town School, altering entrance gate into school yard. 1 16 6 Mr Jno. Morgan, Little Mill, Mamhilad, for the services of the Fire Brigade 4 0 J A,Waddington, Esq., Usk, ex- tra work done in front of W. Potter's shop 1 0 0 Trcvethin Water Works Co., repairing highways, on the Cross. 0 15 0 ————— 7 11 6 zE, 7 9-6 5 7 UISBIRSEMENTS. £ s. d. fl March 25th, 1869. H Town Hall Expenses 60 0 7 H Salaries 58 18 6 Lighting streets 250 8 7 New Sewers, &c 6 16 4 Nt Repairing ditto 8 0 6 Nt Repairing Highways 39 7 8 New Pavements 64 6 11 Impairing ditto, and Causeways 39 11 5 Urinal Repairs 1 12 9 SCAVENGING ACCOUNT:— Haulier's wages 41 12 0 Street sweeper's ditto 39 0 0 Horse keep 38 10 1 Ditto Rent 7 10 0 Scavenging Sundries 14 16 7 141 8 Fire Engine Expenses 17 3 Fire Plugs, Instalment 44 17 Stationery and Petty Expenses 6 10 WATERING STREETS:— Water Works Co., for water.. 6 0 0 Wages paid man 3 9 0 New Hose and Repairs 1 11 3 ————— ii o Sanitary Expenses 3 2 Election ditto 1 Balance due from Treasurer. 34 19 6 Ditto ditto Surveyor 9 0 2 43 ;C796 I do hereby certify and report that I have this day examined the Accounts of the Pontypool Local Board year ended at Lady-day, 1869, and that the foregoing is a correct summary of the Receipts and Disburse^M thereof. I have compared the several payments credited to the Treasurer with the vouchers, and the entries to be correct and legal, and the Balance of the Treasurer's account, iUz., 31 19s. 6d., agrees with the which, by that officer's own Booh, appcamto have been in his hands at the time of closing such Account. Dated this Seventh day of May. 1869. E. MURRELL, Auditor. lgpt)E MA,- L:EHT ONLY ON IHE BOX THE PUBLIC ARE CAUTICNEO AGAINST