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■ —— Jw THE "PONTYPOOL FREE PRESS' IS SOLD BY THE FOLLOWING AGENTS: ARPH5YPHAW f"Mr BRAIN, Post Office. ABkRSYCHAN. • • • | Mrs Thomas, nr. Rail. Station ABERTILLERY Mr HIGGS, Stationer Mrs REES, Post Office BLAENA VON Mr PROBERT, Stationer L Mr I. MORGAN, News Agent CWMBRAN Mr SAMUEL, Stationer CRUMLIN Mr LUCAS, News Agent GARNDIFFAITH Mr CHAS. HERBERT GRIFFITHSTOWN Mr IJ. PEACH, Gen. Dealer PONTNEWYDD Mr FRANCIS, Bookseller. ( Mr CHA9. HERBERT PONTNEWYNYDD J Mrs JONBS, Post Office ( MRS JENKINS. ( MRS JENKINS. 'HUGHES & SON, Booksellers Messrs JONES & EDWARDS, PUNTYPOOL ■ Booksellers Mrs FARR, High-street Mr H. JONES, Trosnant PONTYPOOL ROAD, MESSRS W. H. SMITH & SoN i.nvw,iv Mrs STONE, News Agent R Mrs EDMUNDS, Post Office DISPATCH OF MAILS TO AMERICA AND AUSTRALIA. The dates given are those of the malls being made 1Ip in London. It is recommended to post letters in tha | Country a day or two before, and to write the route on | he envelope distinct from the address. AMERICA—UNITED STATES. Letters Registered Joz. newspapers. fivery Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday. 21d. Id. 40L CANADA. Every Thursday 2Jd. Id. „ AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. Oct. 30 Queensland (via Shampton 6d Id „ „ Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania (via S hampton and Brisbane). 6d Id „ PONTYPOOL POST OFFICE. DELIVERY OF LETTERS, &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 MONET ORDER AND SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS. Prom 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 24 (to Bristol) 11.30 morning October 27 „ 2.30 afternoon October 29 „ 4. 0 afternoon October 31 99 4.45 afternoon FROM BRISTOL October 25 (to Newport) 2.30 afternoon October 28 „ 4.30 afternoon ) October 30 „ 5.30 atternoon TRAINS. From Crane-street Station, M. R. & C. Co. > To Blaenaron (Old Line) 10.40 2.45 8.15 t To Brynmawr (New LineJ 7.40 1.0 4.45 1 On Sundays 10.0 a.m. 8.45 p.m. An Extra Train on Saturdays only at 9.0 p.m., for Pont- Ht*TI)V'vl and Aberayehm only. Newport.- 7.4" 9.27 H.47 2.57 4.57 6,52 Sundays 5.12 p.m. romPontypool Town Station, Trosnant. G.W.R. Co. To Crumlin, at— I Sunday •57 | 2.16 | 6.1 I 8.57 | 6.13 To Pontypool Road, at— I „ l0'l6 | M4 | 5.43 | ll.ff I 9.H :rrom Pontypool Road. To Hereford at— I '.40 | 10.30 | 1129 | 2.1018.43 16.5 | 8.45 | 6.5 An extra train to Abergavenny at 11.23 a.m. To Monmouth, at- 7.45 ) 11.35 1 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| 6.10|8.35|9.3 j n 18 | 9>26 -= The only DIRECT Line of Steamers to PHILADEL- PHIA is the AMERICAN LINE UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. m LIVERPOOL TO PHILADELPHIA I EVERY WEDNESDAY, Calling ATQUEENSTOWNEVEIR THURSDAY First-class, full-powered Iron Steam- ships are appointed to ball *LORD CLIVB Oct. 29 INDIANA Nov. 8 PENNSYLVANIA.. Nov. 1 *LORD Goran.,Nov.. 12 ^BRITISHEMPIRE Nov. 5 OHIO Nov. 19 ^BRITISHEMPIRE Nov. 5 OHIO Nov. 19 Saloon Passage, 12 to 21 Guineas. 1(0 Intermediate Passengers carried on voyage marked thm* The only TRANS-ATLANTIC LINE sailing under *j»e UNITED STATES FLAG, and carrying the American *Ufts for saving life, besides the usual complement of Mfeboats and an extra number of Life Preservers. The Accommodation for all classes of passengers is equal to of the European Steamship Lines. Every Steamer %rries a Surgeon and Stewardess. Passengers and goods are landed at Philadelphia on Wharf of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, "bich has the shortest and most direct route to all places in the Western States. Passengers by this Line can pass direct into the Rail- toad Cars without leaving the Landing Wharf, and J^der 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. V 8TEERAGE PASSAGE as low as by any other FAST 'ine, including an ample supply of Promjons. Steerage Passengers are forwarded to New Yor^or Boston with* °lt additional charge. INTERMEDIATE PASSAGE, including Beds, Bedding, 41,d all necessary Utensils, and separate table, jE8 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-at., Tredegar. ALLAN LINE SHORTEST OCEAN PASSAGE TO AMERICA. Halifax, Canadian, and United States Mail. 7 COMPOSED OP TWENTY FIRST-CLASS STEAMERS. feaving LIVERPOOL every THURSDAY, aqd LONDONDERRY EVERY FRIDAY for HALIFAX, QUEBEC, PORTLAND, & BALTIMORE. Through pickets 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 «otne are met at the Railway Station by an appointed **gent of the Company,who takes charge of them until *hey go on board the steamer. THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT grants ASSISTED PAS- SAGES by the ALLAN LINE. Write for the Pamphlet "LORD DUFFERIN JITMANITOBA." Apply to ALLAN BROTHERS & Co., Liverpool or Londonderry, or to t J. R. MORGAN, Post Office, Pontypool. THOMAS PUGH, Panteg Station FREDERICK SMITH, Shipping Agent, ( Bridge Street, Blaenavon. I V PIANOFORTES, By COLLARD & COLLARD, KIRKMAN, and other Best Makers, 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 AND CLUB BUILDINGS, PONTYPOOL. Price Lists free by post on application Send for List, and compare prices with those of other Houses. 7-octave Pianoforte,in solid walnut"! guineas. case J The Royal Pianoforte (7 octaves), 4ft. high by 4ft. 6in. wide, in fine j 35 guineas. Italian walnut,with ivory-fronted i 0 keys, and warranted for 10 years Harmoniums from 94. W. H. HASKINS, AGENT FOR MESSRS J. BRINSMEAD & 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. lid. An Effectual Remedy for Gout, Rheumatic Gout, Sciatica, Lumbago, AND ALL KINDS OF RHEUMATISM. THIS Preparation has been highly esteemed for many 1. years, and its great demand is chiefly due to the personal recommendation of those who have been bene- fited by it. BAYLBY'S TONIC, APERIENT, AND PURIFYING, FAMILY PILLS, FOR THE LIVER AND STOMACH. Are prepared with great care, on the most approved principles, of choice and well-proportioned ingredients; they are mild in their operation, 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.-Sold in boxes, at 71d., Is. lld., and 2s. 9d. each. r-4- Bay ley'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 DANIBL t TONES. 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., 1-1, Flannel-st., Abergavenny. CASH ADVANCED IN A FEW HOURS' NO- TICE !—The Monmouthshire Loan & Discount Co. advance money daily, from j62 to 12,0009 to Trades- men, Farmers, Mechanics, and others, on their Stock- in-trade, Furniture, &c., without removal or incon- venience in any way; 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 XIOOO, can now j]'L 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.—EPILEPTIC FITS OR FALLING SICKNESS.—A certain method of cure has been discovered for this dis- tressing complaint by a physician, who is desirous that ilu sufferers may benefit from this providential disco. very; it is never known to fail, and will 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 Park, London. THE Pontypool General Furnishing Warehouses, CLARENCE-STREET, PONTYPOOL. "r- Jo HN BEVAN respectfully announces that Purchasers will find in his New and Spacious Warehouses a very large Stock of Dining, Drawing, and Bedroom Suites, Iron and Wood Bedsteads, Palliasses, Spring & Millpuff Mattresses, Feather & Millpuff Beds, & every description of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Pianofortes, Harmoniums, Carpets, Matting, Floor Cloth, Door Mats, Hearth. Rugs, Cutlery, Dinner Tea, and Toilet Sets, Cooking Utensils, &c., &e. 6 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. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. LONDON HOUSE, PONTYPOOL. The New Show Room will be Opened this Day, Saturday, Oct. 25th. MESSRS. WILLIAMS & CO. Beg respectfully to announce their return from the London and other Markets, and will make a GRAND SHOW of the LEADING NOVELTIES for the Season. They would draw special attention to A MANUFACTURER'S STOCK OF LADIES' ULSTERS, Which will be offered at EXTRAORDINARY PRICES. Large Stock of Ladies1 Paletots, lower than has ever been offered; large assortment of Gloves, Corsets, Umbrellas, and Lace Goods. GREAT BARGAINS will be offered in all Departments FOR CASH. Dress and Mantle Making done on the Premises by experienced hands.-All Orders promptly executed ALBION HOUSE, PONTYPOOL. LATEST FASHIONS FOR AUTUMN & WINTER. MRS. POTTER Begs to announce her return from the London and Principal Markets, where she has exercised the greatest care in the selection of well-varied and extensive purchases, comprising the latest NOVELTIES FOR THE SEASON. And can confidently recommend the various Departments as being well worthy your kind patronage and recommendation. The Show-Room was Opened on Wednesday, October 16th, 1879. AN EARLY INSPECTION WILL BE MUCH ESTEEMED. Dressmaking in all its branches. Agent for J. Pullar & Son, Dyers, Perta. October, 1879. AIJTUMN Sf WINTER FA SJIIONS T. EDWARDS, COMMERCIAL STREET, PONTYPOOL, Begs to announce that his NEW SHOW ROOM, ON THE GROUND FLOOR, IS NOW OIPENTED, With an Exhibition of the Newest and Choicest Goods, suitable for Autumn and early Winter. THE SHOW CONSISTS OF- $rmch and SnglvsJi jililline>ry j FLOWERS; Featlaers; Birds; Ornaments; &c., &c. A CHOICE STOCK OF- German and Seal Jackets; Ulsters, &c.; The New Trimmed Beaver and Plush Hats and Bonnets; TRIMMED SEAL, VELVET, AND THE NEW "POMPADOUR" HATS' SUMMER SEASON 1879 CLARETS FOR EVERY-DAY USE, PURE, WHOLESOME, BEVERAGE WINES OF FRANCE Snipped by W & A Gilbey direct from their Establishment in the Medoc to their Stores In London, and sold by their Agents throughout the United Kingdom, —, m Per Bottle Per Doze# Castle A CLARET These four Clarets Were bought by W & AN \l 12/ Gilbey on the estates of the Medoc. Although I Castle B CLARET « such derate prices they are of i 1 ,ty IK/ 1 remarkable quality and value, and are as f I/O AO/ ractlp n r-T AT>r"P« < pure and wholesome as the choicest Clarets } castle U CLARET J produced. They are suitable either for use I 1 1Q/ f at meals, diluted with water, or for general I ••• Castle D CLARET \^n^tl0n' aHdhave bcen upwards o/a year J w c A o-,u BOttlM ChWg6d 11 PW dozea> wMch allowed when returned, «oootoio^»hoKi^5fftffi0nth!'r eStn1of C?^teau Loudenne, in addition to the produce of the estate, from exceptiona'udvantal^^f various growths of the Medoc district. Chateau Loudenne offers the beine situated in the-. neip-hhniirwJ!l J-^ n between fhe most favored wine-producing districts of France and this country, Bordeauv and .he .ea «^°ffh? fincst, ™eyards of the Medoc, on the river Gironde, and between fxwnses of trinsoort nn t he shipped almost direct from the various estates without having first to incur the •tores erected at Kw W pml e ?^arSes incidental to landing, storing, and re-shipping from thence. Ihc Gironde and are of a mncrmTnrl*. ? Gilbey, with the adjoining buildings, are among the most striking objects on the above arrangements WSr A rilhw k completeness not hitherto attempted in any wine-producing country while by the Paris or anvo?the larger tn^ni n/i?aVe pl?ced the Enslish consumer in a better position than even the inhabitants of °r any °t the ,arger towns of France, for procuring pure, genuine, and moderate-priced Clarets. SPARKLING BKUT-SAUMUR" CHAMPAGNE FROM FRANCE-FIRST QUALITY FIRST SHIPMENT RECEIVED IN MARCH, 1879 .,rrn *nva,*ds a want that has long been felt by the medical profession, but which perhaps previously has not r #ra1sF' Vlz>> '.a' of ,a! i'ght, pure, sparkling, and moderately stimulating beverage at a reasonable price. L" Perfect health may drink which he likes best, without fear of the small quantity of sugar in the ordinary wine; I,a ,ncr wine, here it is. We will only add that the importers of this Sparkling Brut-Saumur are the W & A OilSt nf thS» S ,u0nginA ? introduced the ordinary Sparkling Saumur Wines into England, viz.—Messr*. W & A Gilbey, of the Pantheon, Oxford Street."—MedUal Times Gazette, March so, 1870 BRAND ON CORK IN CASES CASTLE Per Dozen I Per Dozen ''BRUT CastIe "BRUT-SAUMUR"—A pure, light, and moderately Eo"l8S J SAUMUR stimulating Sparkling Wine, entirely free from added saccharine 1 33/ 18/6 J since the completion of fermentation, and especially suited for i invalids from its peculiar dryness and tonic qualities. invalids from its peculiar dryness and tonic qualities. SPARKLING SAUMUR CHAMPAGNES The introduction bv W & A Gilbey of these Castle j E5/ 14/e < has, owing to the favorable opinion of the Medical > Castle SAU MUR CcU Foil I £ r°fes?0Ii to their excellent quality, and W & A I 30/ 17/ I Gilbey s arrangements for offering them at very I low prices, led to an almost unprecedented demand. J BuqU Bottler or any quantity tewing W A Gilbey. Beall and Labels can be obtained from tkeU AGENT— FREDERICK PHILLIPS, Grocer, Commercial Street. PONTYPOOL THOMAS CORNER, Auctioneer & Appraiser, 42, COMMERCIAL STREET. NEWPORT. BENTS COLLECTED. Experienced Bailiffs employed for the Recovery of Rents, Bills of Sale, &c. V H OM PT SETTLEMENTS, CIGARS! AT MANUFACTURERS' PRICES, A T H. FOX'S, Commercial St., Pontypool. Try HENRY Foxls cc CLUB CIGARS." Samples 2d. 3d. and 4d. each. I H FOX'S NUTRITIVE & SEDATIVE CREAM 1 is warranted to allay itching, irritation of the Sr'n £ and materially add to the growth 1air'« at Is. and Is. 6d. each, by the Maker, Commercial Street, Pontypool. ENJOY YOUR MEALS WITH FTJRIOW'S New Arrowroot Cake FURLOWIS 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 -u.L and the public generally, that he has TAKEN THE SHOP LATELY OCCUPIED BY Mr T. PROSSER, next door to Messrs. Davies & Sandbrook, CRANE STREET, for Hffc pwpooc of Selliag 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 otlter 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 > 1.9. 2d., and Is. 4d. per gallon. U-l »i /« T> # A light, tonic, bitter, of pleasant Xraie O-lG I a.D* j • flavour, Is.per gallon; firkins, 9s kilderkins, 18s. Crystal Pale Ale: lOs.Gd.; kilderkins, 21s, I Golden Mild Ale: 10s. 6d.; kilderkins, 21s, J Export Mild Ale: 12s.; kilderkins, 24s. I Watkins's Hereford Stout (X.S.): Nutritious. The favourite brand firkins, (9 gallons) 12s; kildeikins, (18 gallons) 24s. Delivered Carriage Free, in the West of England, in 9, 18,36, and 5i gallon casks, 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 Is per gallon, are generally acknowledged to be the best in the Market.-Full Price List on application. DUBLIN EXTRA STOUT, 3s per dozen. Panteg & Llanvrechva Permanent Building Society. SHARES from 2s. a month upwards. Deposits 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. GL DOWDEN, Blaenavon Iron Works, Blaenavon; G. W. JONES, Agent, Cwmbran; and B. H. MADGE, Secretary, Panteg Steel Works, Panteg. WRTN^TON ARMS, (LATE RAILWAY INN,) PONTYPOOL. Close to the Monmouthshire 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 Jas. Brown.) G. GORRELL, Saddler, Gig, Carriage, and Cart Harness Manufacturer, BEGS to solicit a continuance of the liberal support D 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, § all kinds of Horse Clothing for Summer. Winter Wear. PORTMANTEAUS & LADIES' BAGS.-LONDON WHIPS, BITS, & SPURS. LEATHER MILLBANIJS FOR ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY, on the 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. KING'S HEAD HOTEL, CRANE-ST., PONTYPOOL. HENRY GALE BEGS to inform the Public that he has TAKEN the above HOTEL, the ALTERATIONS in which are now COMPLETED. Bottled and Draught Ales WINES, SPIRITS, LIQUEURS, &c. WELL-AIRED BEDS. THE FOLLOWING CHEAP REMAINDER BOOKS Now on Sale BY HUGHES & SON, STATIONERS, PONTYPOOL Published Offered at for Morning on the Mountains; or Woman and her Saviour in Persia. By a returned Mission- ary (3rd edition) 5s Od 2s 6d The Every-Day Book of Natural History. Comprising a note for every day in the year on flowers, insects, birds, animals, &c. With illustrations 6s Od 3s 6d Body and Mind The Nervous System and its derangements. By G. Y. Hunter,iki X C.S., L.S.A. 3s 6d 2s Od Church Service, with the Old Lessons, beautifully bound in velvet, clasp and rims 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 OTd Lessons, handsomely bound in best white ivory, clasps & rims 13s Od 2s 9d Amy Herbert: a high-class tale. By a Lady 2s 6d Is 6d Laneton Parsonage: a tale for children on the practical use of a portion of the Church Gathe- chism. 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