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THE "PONTYPOOL FREE PRESS' IS SOLD BY THE PO LLO WING, AGENTS: ARFRSVRHIN RMr BRAIN, Post Office. ABERSYCHAN. • | MRS THOMAS, nr. Rail. Station AB £ RTILLERY Mr HIGGS, Stationed {Mrs REES, Post Office Mr PROB*RT, Stationery Mr I. MORGAN, NewsAf|»t J CWMBRAN HrsSEL, Grocer, GARNDIFFAITH Mr CHAS. HERBERT GRIFFITHSTOWN Mr H. PEACH, Gen. Dealer PONTNEWYDD Mr flANCIS, Bookseller. ( Mr CHAS. HERBERT P9NTNEWYNYDD J Mrs JONES, Post Office ( MRS JENKINS. /"HUGHES & SON, Booksellers Messrs JONES & EDWARDS, HUGHES & SON, Booksellers PONTYPOOL Booksellers Mrs FARR, High-street Mr H. JONES, Trosnant PONTYPOOL ROAD, MESSRS W. H. SMITH & SON TALYWAIN Mrs STONE, News Agent DISPATCH" OF MAILS TO AMERICA AND AUSTRALIA. The dates given are those of the iSBlls being inadj up in London. It is reconuftedfted to post letters in thd country a day or two before, and to write the route on he envelope distinct from the address. AMERICA-UNITED STATES. Letters Registered ÀOz. newspapers. Every Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday. 21d Id. 4oz. CANADA. Every Thursday 21d. Id. » AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. Oct. 9. New South Wales, New Zealand, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania (via San Fran- cisco) 6d Id 10 Queensland (via Brindisi) 8d 2d „ Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania (via Brisbane (;' Brindisi). 8d 2d PONTYPOOL POST OFFICE. "V"v" DELIVERY OF LFTTERS, &C. About 8.0 am., 11.30 a.m., and 5.30 p.m TIMES FOR POSTING IN PONTYPOOL. For London & all parts.11.0 a.m, 4.30 p.m, 7.0 p.m With additional stamp.11-10 „ 4.40 „ 7.30 „ For Pontypool and neighbourhood, up to. 9.0 „ MONEY ORDER AND SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS. From.9.0 a.m to 5.0 p.m TELEGRAMS. From 8.0 a.m to 8.0 p.m. Sundays, 8.0 a.m to 10 a.m SAILINGS OF THE WELSH PRINCE FROM NEWPORT October 3 (to Bristol) 5.45 afternoon October 6 „ 7.0 afternoon October 8 „ 8.30 morning October 10 „ 10.30 morning FROM BRISTOL October 4 (to Newport) 7.45 afternoon October 6 (to Weston) 10.30 morning from Weston.. 5.30 afternoon October 7 (to Newport). 9.30 morning October 9 „ 10.45 morning TRAINS. From Crane-street Station, M. R. & C. Co. To Blaenavon (Old Line) ]040 2.45 8.15 To Bfjnmawr (New Line) 7.40 1.0 4 46 On Sundays 10.0 a.m. 8.45 An Extra Train on Satuidayu only at 9.3 p.m., for Pont- newynydd and Abersychan only. To Newport. 7.47 9.27 11.47 2.57 4.57 6,52 On Sundays. 8.12 a.m. 5.12 p.m. From Pontypool Town Station, Trosnant. G.W.R. Co. D To Crumlin, at— | „ KTUn1ayfi 1 <! 8.57 2.16 i 6.1 I 8-6T 6*13 To Pontypool Road, at— | 10.16 | 1.44 5.43 I lllS I 9,14 From Pontypool Road. To Hereford at— I 7.40 | 10.30 | 1129 2.1013.43 | 6.5 | 8.45 | 6.5 An extra train to Abergavenny at 11.23 a.m. To Monmouth, at- 7.45 ) 11.35 I 2.15 f 6.10 An extra train to Usk at 8.40 a.m. To Newport, at— •35|11.17|12.25|2.0 |3.50|5.52| 6.10J8.35|9.3 | n.18 | 9.26 The only DIRECT Line of Steamers to PHILADEL- PHIA is the AMERICAN LINE UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. LIVERPOOL TO PHILA-U^RNIA EVERY WEDNESDAY, Calling a tQUEENSTO WN every THURSDAY First-class, full-powered Iron Steam- ships are appointed to Sail "L .1'\ OHIO Oct. 8 *LORD OLIVE., UCI. ♦BRITISH CROWN Oct. 15 *BRITISHEMPIRE Nov 5. ILLINOIS Oct. 22 *LORD GOUGH..NOV. 12 Saloon Passage, 12 to 21 Guineas. No Intermediate Passengers cat-ried on voyage marked thus The only TRANS-ATLANTIC LINE sailing under the UNITED STATES FLAG, and carrying the American Rafts for saving life, besides the usual complement of Lifeboats and an extra number of Life Preservers. The accommodation for all classes of passengers is equal to any ot the European Steamship Lines. Every Steamer carries a Surgeon and Stewardess. Passengers and goods are landed at Philadelphia on the Wharf of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, which has the shortest and most direct route to all places in the Western States. Passengers by this Line can pass direct into the Rail- road Cars without leaving the Landing Wharf, and under the same roof, there are REFRESHMENT ROOM, United States Letter Box, Telegraph Office, Exchange Office, and Baggage Express Office. CABIN PASSAGE, 12 to 18 Guineas. Return Tickets, at reduced rates. STEERAGE PASSAGE as low as by any other FAST line, including an ample supply of Provisions. Steerage Passengers are forwarded to New York or Boston with- out additional charge. INTERMEDIATE PASSAGE, including Beds, Bedding, and all necessary Utensils, and separate table, X8 8s. Apply in Philadelphia, to Peter Wright and Sons, General Agents, 307, Walnut-street; in Queenstown, to N. & J. Cummins & Brothers; and in Liverpool, to RICHARDSON, SPENCE, & CO., 17 and 19, Water-street. J. MORGAN, Post Office, Pontypool. W. H. BANKS, Blaenavon. THos. H. THOMAS, High-st., Tenby. JNO. THOMAS, Church-st., Tredegar. AL LAN LINE SHORTEST OCEAN PASSAGE TO AMERICA. Halifax, Canadian, and United States Mail. COMPOSED OF TWENTY FIRST-CLASS STEAMERS. Leaving LIVERPOOL every THURSDAY, and LONDONDERRY every FRIDAY for HALIFAX, QUEBEC, PORTLAND, & BALTIMORE. Through Tickets to BOSTON, NEW YORK, PHILADEL- PHIA, and to all points in CANADA & the STATES. Low Fares and excellent Accommodation. Passengers who secure their Tickets before leaving home are met at the Railway Station by an appointed Agent of the Company, who takes charge of them until they go on board the steamer. THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT grants ASSISTED PAS- SAGES by the ALLAN LINE. Ijgf Write for the Pamphlet LORD DUFFERIN IN MANITOBA." Apply to ALLAN BROTHERS & Co., Liverpool or Londonderry, or to J. R. MORGAN, Post Office, Pontypool. THOMAS PUGH, Panteg Station FREDERICK SMITII, Shipping Agent, Bridge Street, Blaenavon. PIANOFORTES, By COLLARD & COLLARD, KIRKMAN, and other Best Milkers, at 20 per Cent off their List Prices, FOR CASH. THE BEST and CHEAPEST PIANOFORTES and HARMONIUMS IN THE WORLD can be obtained at W. H. HASKINS' MUSIC WAREHOUSES, COMMERCIAL STREET Alto B BUILDINGS, PONTYPOOL. J' Price Ligfaffree by post on application Send for List, and compare prices Witn those of other Houses. The Royai Pianoforte* (7 octaves), a 4ft. high by 4ft. 6in. wide, in fine 25 g^eas. Italian walnut,with ivory-fronted •< keys, and warranted for 10 years J Harmoniums from 94. W. H. HASKINS, AGENT FOR MESSRS J. BRTNSMEAD & SONS' GOLD MEDAL PIANOS, And for MESSRS. NEUMEYER & Co.s DOUBLE OVERSTRUNG IRON UPRIGHT GRANDS; Also for MESSRS GEO. WOOD & Co.'s AMERICAN ORGANS. These justly-celebrated Instruments are always kept in stock, and may be obtained on very advan- tageous terms. Instruments tuned, regulated, and repaired by skilful London workmen. PIANOS LET ON HIRE, TAKEN IN EXCHANGE, AND SUPPLIED ON THE THREE YEARS' SYSTEM. Great Bargains in Second-hand Pianos-which have been let on hire and but little used—at very little more than Half-price. RODERICK'S RHEUMATIC CORDIAL, Price Is. 1d. An Effectual Remedy for Gout, Rheumatic Gout, Sciatica, Lumbago, AND ALL KIXDS OF RHEUMATISM. THIS Preparation has been highly esteemed for many years, and its great demand is chiefly due to the personal recommendation of those who have been bene- fited by it. „ BA YLEYS TONIC, APERIENT, AND PURIFYING, FAMILY PILLS, FOR THE LIVER AND STOMACH. Arc prepared ';vitli gloat care, oil itle moss principles, of choice and well-proportioned ingredients they are mild in their operiBlon, and, from their pure composition, are easily digested by the stomach; they thoroughly eradicate those humours, which, when ne- glected, lead to serious and often fatal results, and by their direct action on the blood, renovate and invigorate the whole system.-Sottl in boxes, at 7id., Is. lid. and 2s. 9d. each. 23T" Bayley's Family Pills do not contain one particle of Mercury, Antimony, or any other mineral ingredient PREPARED ONLY BY T. RODERICK, Chemist, Pontypool, And Sold by most Chemists and Medicine Vendors. PURSES! PURSES!! RUSSIA, MOROCCO, AND CALF LEATHERS, IN GREAT VARIETY. Special Value in 6d. and Is. Purses. HUGHES & SON, STATIONERS, &c., PONTYPOOL. COEDCAE, PONTYPOOL. C. LAWRENCE, New and Old Iron Merchant, METAL & MACHINERY BROKER. Bars, Plates, Sheets, Brass and Lead, also Old Rails Tyres, Axles, and every description of Scrap. Also, for Sale, Portable Forges, Lifting Jacks, Punching and Shearing Machines, Smiths' Tools, Taps and Dies, Injectors, Colliery, Turntables, Lea- ther and Rubber Belts, &c. The Oldest Wholesale and Retail Provision & Family Grocery Trade, CRANE-STREET, PONTYPOOL, (AND GRIFFITHSTOWN,) ESTABLISHED 1787. JOHN DANIEL, Late DANIEL Sj JONES. MONEY. NO LAW COSTS.—Loans from £ 10 to £ 2000 granted daily to Farmers, Householders, Trades- men, Gentlemen, and others, on their Stock, Crops, Household Furniture, &c., repayable by easy instalments to suit Borrowers.—Apply by letter, or personally, to W. H. LLEWELLYN, Accountant, &c., 1, Flannel-st., Abergavenny. CASH ADVANCED IN A FEW HOURS' NO- TICE !—The Monmouthshire Loan & Discount Co. advance money daily, from jE2 to Y,2,000, to Trades- men, Farmers, Mechanics, and others, on their Stock- in-trade, Furniture, &c., without removal or incon- venience in anyway; repayable by easy instalments; distance no object; all applications punctually attended to strictly private.—Apply personally, or by letter, to The Cross, Pontypool; or Abbey Row, Cwmbran. MONEY ADVANCES, from £ 10 to £ 1000, can now be obtained at a few hours' notice. No law costs; strictest secrecy. For particulars, apply to Mr. A BLOOM, Pawnbroker, Jeweller, &c., George-street Pontypool LOANS Granted, on Personal Security, at 10 per cent, per annum, by the Somerset Finance Co. (Limited).—Apply to O. H. STEED, Agent, Victoria Hall Chambers. Newport. FITS. -EPILR, PTI c FITS OR FALLING SICKNESS.—A certain method of cure has been discovered for this dis- tressing complaint by a physician, who is desirous that lie sufferers may benefit from this providential disco, very it is never known to fail, and wili cure the most hopeless case after all other means have been tried. Full particulars will be sent by post to any person free of charge.—Address Mr WILLIAMS, 10, Oxford Terrace, Hyde l'ark, London. MONMOUTHSHIRE RAILWAY & CANAL CO. IMPORTANT NOTICE. OPENING OF THE TALYWAIN BRANCH LINE And New Service of Trains over Eastern Valleys Railway. ON AND AFTER THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH, 1879, The Branch Line from Pontypool to Talywain, in connection with the London and North \Vestein Company's Line for Brynmawr, &c., will be Open for Passenger, Goods, and Mineral Iramc an the following will be the Service of Passenger Trains over the New Line, and also over the present b Line to Blaenavon:- WEEK DAYS. Sundays. Fares. 5 LOCAIi 4 5 6 7 3 Single. £ UP TRAINS. I 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 31 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 j ii 3 Class ClassjClass Class Class Class Class; Class .Class Class Class Class^ Class a.m. a.m.'p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. a.m. P-m. 3 4 s <1 s d Newport, Mill Street .dep. 7 10 ia 10 12 30 2 15 4 15.7 45 8 301 o 9 30 » — — 2? "Llantarnam „ 7 17 10 17|l2 37 2 22 4 22 7 52 8 37j & 9 ° £ 0 6 0 4,0 M 4i "Cwmbran 7 21 10 2l|l2 41 2 26 4 26 7 56 8 4l! « 9 j) ° « J 0 6 0 4 5i *rontnewydd „ 7 24 10 24 12 44 2 29 4 29 7 19 8 44| | 9 « 8 20 u ? » « » 6 *Pontrhydyrun 7 27 10 27 12 47 2 32 4 32 8 2 8 47| | 9 4/ | f? 1 JJ ° £ 8J Pontypool 7 40 10 40 1 0 2 45 4 45 8 15 9 Of yao 10 0 8 4.) 1_9 0 12 sj' Talywain and Abersychan dep. 7 55 1 15 5 0 /§ ••• ••• | J | 133 £ (Varies „ 8 1 121 5 G c ■* 15J Blaenavon 8 7 1 27 5 12 2 — o ? 1 ?i 18*3 Waen Avon 8 15 135 5 20 H 3 20| ,4 [Brynmawrf arr. 8 25 1 45 5 30 ••• — 2 b 9| *Pontnewynydd dep. !F74!~T7~ 2 49 8 19 T~5 | 1° 1 ••• a 2 3 1 ? 010 l°t Abersychan 10 49 2 54 8 24 9 10 g 10 9 8 54 3 1 3 12 •Cwmavon 1057! 3 2 8 32 10 17 9 2 2 9 1 S ° 14 Blaenavon a^r. 11 5: 3 10 8 40 10 25j 9 10 3 0 1 6 1 l "I WEEK DAYS. Sundays. Fares. S LOCAL ~9 7~T~5 6 1 2 Single a DOWN TRAINS. 123123123123123123 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 » Class ciasI Class Class Class Class Class Class Class Class Class STATIONS. a.m. aHnT aTmT P-m. p.m. a.m. p.m. s d sd sd Blaenavon dep. 7 20 u 20 4 30 ^5 2 •Cwra Avon „ 7 28 ll 28 4 •• 7 53 4 53 0 6 4 0 2 3J Abersychan 7 36 11 3G 4 46 8 1 J J 3| 4J "'Pontnewynydd „ 7 40 u 40 4 50 8 5 5 5 1 0 0 9 0 <3fBrynmawr dep. 8 40 2 10 0 5 — 2 v,- waen Avon )( g 46 2 16 ••• 6 Blaenavon 8 56 2 26 6 21 — 6A ^IVarteg „ 9 3 2 33 6 28 ••• 8|yj [Talywain and Abersychan 9 ]o 2 40 C 35 "• Pontypool dep. Til T2I TT47 TT7 "4 57 » }2 J™ "$ 8 "Pontrhydyrun 7 54 9 35 11 54 3 5 5 4 7 0 f 19 0 19 I 9 1 0 0 8 8f ^Pontnewydd 7 57 q II 57 3 8 5 7 7 3 8 22 5 -2 2 0 1 a U 82 9}*Cwmbran „ 8 1 9 41 12 1 3 11 5 11 7 6 8 26 5 2G 2 3 1 3 0 9* Hi *Llantarnam „ 8 7 9 47 12 7 3 17 5 17 7 12 14 Newport, Mill Street arr. 8 15 9 55 12 15 3 25 5 25 7 20 8 40 5 40 o0 io ]2 The above Service of Trains over the Eastern Valleys Section cancels that .0 now shown on the Company's Time Tables. RETURN TICKETS Issued from Newport (Mill-st.) and Stations to Pontypool inclusive; to Talywain, Varteg, and Blaen- avon, L. & N. W. Ry.; or Abersychan, Cwmavon, and Blaenavon, M. K- & 9' v*cc verso> will be available for return by either Company's Line to or from the corresponding Stations, as under :— BLAENAVON L.&N W. I VARTEGr L. & N.W. I Talywain & Abersychan L.&N.W. BLAENAVON M.E.&C.Co. | CWMAVON M.R.&C.Co. | ABERSYCHAN M.R.«tC.Co. The Company do not undertake to deliver Parcels at their minor Stations, marked thrs.* Superintendent's Office, Newport, September 8th, 1879. BY ORDKfr. THE Pontypool General Furnishing Warehouse v u CLARENCE-STREET, PONTYPOOL. I JOHN BEVAN respectfully announces that Purchasers will find c ^yareil0";ses a very large Stock of Dining, Drawing, and Bedroom Suites, Iron Woe,; | xJedsteads, PalliasseB, Spring & Millpuff Mattresses, Feather & Millpuff & every descr' Ion ot j HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Pianofortes, itarmoniums, Carpets, Matting, Ploor Cloth, Door Mats, noarth Rugs, Cutlery, -Dinm Tea, and Toilet Sets, Cooking Utensils, &c., &c.. A large proportion of Goods being Home-made, the quality may be relied upon. No effort is spared to give entire satisfaction. Goods delivered per Cart or Covered Van, free of expense. ^IHjliMMMIHIIHIIW il I III —■—B—I—^ GllEAT SALE OF 919100 BANKRUPT STOCK. lie J. HARRIS, of Regent Street, Swindon, in Liquidation; and the Stock of Mr. CROMWELL, Commercial Street, Newport. E. FOWLER & SON, PONTYPOOL, Having purchased the above at a Discount of 49 s per cent. off cost, will offer the same at EXTRAORDINARY PRICES, TO ENSURE AN EARLY CLEARANCE. THE STOCK CONSISTS OF A GENERAL ASSORTMENT OF DRAPERY, READY-MADE CLOTHES, HATS, CAPS, &c. Sale to commence on SA TURD A September 13th, and will continue until the whole is cleared. SUMMER t SEASON 1879 CLARETS FOR EVERY-DAY USE, PTJBE, WHOLESOME, BEVERAGE WINES OF FRANCE Shipped toy W&AGilbey direct from their Establishment in the Medoc to their Stores in Londo*, and sold by their Agents throughout the United Kingdom rer Bottle Per Do-en Castle A CLARET • • • These four Clarets were bought byW&A\ 1/ 12/ Gilbey on the estates of the Medoc. Although Castle B CLARET I quoted at such moderate prices they are of i /0 ,KI I remarkable quality and value, and are as f 1/3 15/ < pure and wholesome as the choicest Clarets > Castle c CLARET J produced. Ihey are suitable either for use I 1 #3 1Q/ fat meals, diluted with water, or for general A/ b 18/ Castle D CLARET 2f 24/ V ixr r B°ttl6S Charged V Per dozen, which is allowed when returned, 8,ooo to I0.0001L^she^s of ClaS^prese^ ^riouf^ths oTAe'M3 t? thc(P™<luKT°f e5ta'e' fr°hm exceptional advantage of direct communication between the mos? fevored wine nrn ,°C ofier^the being situated in the neighbourhood of some of the finest VineyaA51 ^f-P^distncts of I ranee and this country, Bordeaux and the sea, so that wines can be shipped almost directfrom, he ^-RIcdoc' 011 n\erh bclwelen expenses of transport up to Bordeaux, and the charoes in^d<-nf-,l ^e }.ar'°us estates wuhout having first to incur the •tores erected at Loudenne by W & A Gilbey, with the adjoining b?iiU?nl"S' St0nilfi' and,re-shlPP'nf Jrom ,t'?ence- SPARKLING BRUT-S AUMDR CHAMPAGNE FROM PRANCE—FIRST QUALITY FIRST SHIPMENT RECEIVED IN MARciH 1879 been whUn of ajfgK^ur^sparkh^g^anT^ ]"lt wI^ch Pe'haPs PrevIously has not The man in perfect health may drink which he likes best without fear of the nmu bc^eraSe a reasonable price, but if he prefers a drier wine, here it is. We will oniv quantity of sugar in the ordinary wine same wine merchants who originally introduced he ordinary WkC S °f SPark'inf. Brut-Saumur are the W & A Gilbey, of the Pantheon, Oxford vtz.-Messr,. BRAND ON CORK 'riarcn 29, I07y. ■ | IN CASES CASTLE 1 Per Dozen Per Dozen BRUT Castle BRUT SATTMUR "—A pure, light, and moderately B°"'es Haj."BrfUet SAUMUR stimulating Sparkling Wine, entirely free from added saccharine ( 33/ Ift/Q L since the completion of fermentation, and especially suited for ( >nvahds from its peculiar drj'ness and tonic qualities. J SPARKLING SAUMUR CHAMPAGNES I The introduction by W & A Gilbey of these Castle SAUMUR Stiver Foil 1 known for producing genuine wine i^abJindMC? ) 25/ 14/6 < has, owing to the favorable opinion of the Medical > Castle SAUMUR ™ I ^?KfeS1ion as t0 their excellent quality, and W & A ( QOI 17/ WW r Gilbey s arrangements for offering them at very 1 low prices, led to an almost unprecedented demand. J Sample Bottles or any quantity bearing W ft A Gilbey's Seals and Labels can be obtained from thell AGENT- FREDERICK PHILLIPS, Grocer, Commercial Street, PONTYPOOL ENJOY YOUR MEALS WITH FURLOW'S New Arrowroot Cake FURLOW'S New Rice Cake FURLOW'S New Kinloc Cake FURLOWS Rich Pastry FURLOW'S Savoury Pies FURLOW'S Pound Cake; and FURLOW'S Wholesome Bread CRITERION, CRANE ST., PONTYPOOL. JAMES ELLIS, OF WEST PLACE, PONTYPOOL, MOST respectfully begs leave to inform his friends and the public generally, that he has TAKEN THE SHOP LATELY OCCUPIED BY Mr T. PROSSER, next door to Messrs. Davies & Sandbrook, CUANE STREET, for the purpose of Selling GOOD AND GENUINE BREAD, AT THE SMALLEST LIVE-AND-LET-LIVE PROFITS ALSO, CONFECTIONERY AND GROCERY IN LIKE MANNER; and he will feel thankful for any patronage with which he may be favoured. Tea, Coffee, and other Refreshments provided at the shortest notice. Comfortable Rooms and well-aired Beds for respect- able persons recommended by friends. September 3rd, 1879. The IMPERIAL HOUSEHOLD ALES PALE ALES, AND STOUT. IMPERIAL HEREFORD BREWERY. These well-known HOUSEHOLD ALES are unrivalled for purity, delicacy of flavour, and excellence of quality and value combined. Mild Ales: 10d., Is., Is. 2d., and Is. 4d. per gallon. r» l /6 P • A light, tonic, bitter, of pleasant rale flavour, Is. per gallon; firkins, 9s; kilderkins, 18s. AIA • ls- 2d- Per f?allon: firkins, crystal Jraie 10s- 6d kilderkins, 21s, Golden Mild Ale: 10s. 6d^; kilderkins, 21s. Export Mild Ale: 12s.; kilderkins, 24s. Watkins's Hereford Stout (X.S.): Nutritious. The favourite brand firkins. (9 gallons) 12s; kilderkins, (18 gallons) 24s. Delivered Carriage Free, in the West of England, in 9, 18,36, and 54 gallon htteks, direct from the Brewery, or through the District Agents. Each Cask bears the Brewery Label Trade Mark-An EAGLE, and name, >• WATKINS, HEREFORD.' Wm. PEGLER, JUN., PONTYPOOL, Appointed SOLE AGENT in Pontypool for these cele- brated Ales and Stout. Brewery prices, with liberal cash discount. The Pale and Mild Ales, at ls per gallon, are generally acknowledged to be the best in • M "fleet.—Full Price List on application. 1 DUBLIN jJXTB STOUT, 18 per dozen. Panteg & Llanvrechva Permanent Building Society. GIIARES from 2s. a month upwards. Deposits kJ received at 5 per cent, interest. Money ready to advance on mortgage. Shares may be taken, de- posits made, and further information obtained, at the regular subscription meetings, between the hours of 7.30 and 8.30 p.m., on the first Tuesday in the month, at the Town Hall, Pontypool, and Me- chanics' Institute, Griffithstown; or daily at the following addresses:-W. G. DOWDEN, Blaenavon Iron Works, Blaenavon; G. W. JONES, Agent, Cwmbran; and B. H. MADGE, Secretary, Panteg Steel Works, Panteg. W R I N G TON ARMS, (LATE RAILWAY INN,) PONTYPOOL. Close to the Momnoutlls/zire Railway Station. E. BEACHAM, IN thanking his numerous frends and supporters for their liberal patronage in the past, solicits a con- tinuance of their future support in his NEW ESTABLISHMENT. BURTON, PALE, AND OTHER ALES. LONDON AND IRISH STOUT, In Bottles and on Draught. COMMERCIAL ST., PONTYPOOL. ESTABLISHED 1825. (Formerly occupied by Mr James Weare, and Mr J&s. Brown.) G. GORRELL, Saddler, Gig, Carriage, and Cart Harness Manufacturer, BEGS to solicit a continuance of the liberal support he has many years been favoured with, and to assure the Public generally that no effort shall be wanting on his part to maintain the High Reputation for Hunting Saddles, -5' all kinds qf Horse Clothing for Summer -5. Winter Wear. PORTMANTEAUS & LADIES' BAGS.—LONDON WHIPS, BITS, & SPURS. LEATHER MILL BANDS FOR ALL KINJJS OF JfA CHLYER Y, on tlte Shortest Notice. Experienced Workmen sent to any part of the Country. All Harness made on the Premises, and at Reduced Prices. NOTICE. COTTAGE COMPOSITES MAY NOW BE HAD At 15 per cent. Reduction in Price, AT THE ONLY MANUFACTORY IN SOUTH WALES JOHN HAVARD, Rockfield House,' Pontypool. GuaranteedFirst-class Illuminating Power. The Florentine Electric Hair Brush ALL PURE BRISTLES (NOT WIRES), IS guaranteed to Cure Headache and Neuralgia in from 2 to 5 minutes. Independent of its valuable properties, it is really a Cheap Hair Brush. No. 1, 2/; 2, 2/6; 3,3/; 4, 3/6; 5,4/; 6,4/6. SOLE AGENT FOR PONTYPOOL & NEIGHBOURHOOD H. FOX, Hair Dresser, Perfumer, and Ornamental Hair Manufacturer. LADIES' COMBINGS made up in any Style. THE FOLLOWING CHEAP REMAINDER BOOKS Now on Sale BY HUGHES & SON, STATIONERS, PONTYPOOL Published Offered at for Church Service, with the Old Lessons, beautifully bound in velvet, claspandrims. 12s Od 2s 6d Church Service, with the Old Lessons, red Rubrics, strongly bound in morocco leather, two clasps, and corner-pieces. 13s Od 2s 9d Church Service, with the Old Lessons, handsomely bound in best white ivory, clasps & rims 13s Od 2s !d Amy Herbert: a high-class tale. By a Lady 2s 6d ls 6d Lancton Parsonage: a tale for children on the practical use of a portion of the Church Cathe- chistr. By the author of Amy Herbert." 4s 6d 2s 9d The Student's Manual of Geology. W. By J. B. Jukes, M.A., F.R.S &c lis Od 76 6d Zaida's Nursery Note-book. For the use of mothers. By A.L.O.E. 2s Od Is Od Technical Drawing and Design for Students of Architecture and Building. Part 1 contains out- line drawings, describing of scrolls, roofs, arches, groins, &c. 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