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NEW SCALE OF CHARGES FOR PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. ONE TIIREK INSERTION INSERTIONS 20 Words 6d. 1/3 II 28 Words 9d. 1/9 36 Words 1/. 2/3 44 Words. 1/3 2/9 52 Words 1/6 3/6 The above charges apply only to the following classes of small advertisements, and must be PREPAID, or former rates will be charged. SITUATIONS WANTED. SITUATIONS VACANT. APARTMENTS TO LET. APARTMENTS WANTED. HOUSES TO LET. EXCHANGES. ARTICLES FOR PRIVATE SALE. MACHINERY AND TOOLS FOR SALE. BUSINESSES FOR SALE. LOST OR FOUND. MISCELLANEOUS WANTS. TRADE SPECIALITIES. One Penny per Line charged for eaoh insertion under this heading, PREPAID for not less than 13 weeks. STEEL PENS—Sample box, Hd., post free, 2!d. 9 different sorts. Prices from 8(1. per gross, HCGHES, Stationer, Pontypool. COPYING PRESSES—21s. all iron, japanned I and marbled. HUGHES, Pontypool. CHEAP PRINTING, without delay.—Bill Heads- cream laid paper, lO ^O for 29* forms, 5.000 fur 21s. PONTYPOOL UNION. Appointment of Vaccination Officer. HTHE Guardians will at their next meeting, to be X held at the Union Workhouse on THURSDAY, the 4th day of DECEMBER next, proceed to the ap- pointment of a VACCINATION OFFICER for the Pontypool and Llangibby districts, comprising the following parishes:—Trevethin, Llanhilleth, Pan- teague, Llanvihangel Pontyruoile, Mamhilad, Llangibby, Llanvrechva Upper, Llanvrechva Lower, Llanthewy Vach, Llandegveth, and Glas- coed. The remuneration will be 8d. for each successful case entered. The person appointed must reside in the Dis- trict. Persons applying for the situation are to send written applications to me on or before WEDNES- DAY, the 3rd day of DECEMBER next. EDMUND B. EDWARDS, Clerk to the Guardians. Town Hall, Pontypool, Nov. 25th, 1879. LOST, near the Forgehammer Inn, Pontypool, a Ju SILVER SPUR.—Anyperson finding the same and taking it to Dr MASON, Pontypool, will be re. warded. lcp WANTED, a strong lad as MESSENGER to Glascoed hours occupied, 5 30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.—Apply at the Post Office, Pontypool. lep WANTED, FINISHERS on all classes of Nailed yV Work.—Apply to WM. BROWN WITCHELL, South Wales Boot Manufactory, Abersychan. TIT ANTED, a thoroughly-experienced SERVANT, fY over 20 years of age; able to do plain cooking. Address J.B. FREE PRESS Office. WALNUT WRITING DESK (14 in.); brass- fV bound; slightly damaged. 8s 6d reduced to 7s.—HUGHES & SON, Stationers, Pontypool. WANTED, a LOAN of J6300 to £400; good Mort- tV gage Security.—Apply to Mr W. DAVIES, 2, Park Terrace, Pontypool. 3cp3 APARTMENTS TO LET, in a pleasant part of the A town; terms moderate.—Apply at the Office of this Paper. 3cpl TO BE LET, GLANAVON HOUSE, Abersychan; a commodious and comfortable Residence, with Garden and Lawn, enclosed; three minutes walk from railway station.—Apply to Mrs JONES. Swan Hotel, Pontypool. TO LET, with immediate possession, a commodious COTTAGE, at New Inn, known as Rose Cot- tage," with Garden attached.—Apply to Mr R. ELEY, or to Mr MORGAN, on the premises. TO BE SOLD—A BARGAIN—A First-class PHOTOGRAPHIC BELLOWS CAMERA, AND LENS, to take Photos 10 in. by 8 in., with Tripod Stand, Bath, &c. Also, a very Good MAGIC LANTERN, complete, with slides. Apply to Mr CHARLES MINOR, Auctioneer, Valuer, &c., Pontypool. TO BE IIET, with immediate possession, a BEEB.HOUSE, well-situated.—For particulars apply to Messrs PHILPOT & WINGFIELD, Auc- tioneers and Appraisers, Market House Auction Room, Pontypool. ta TO BE LET, the BRYN FARM, Glascoed, near Usk, containing about 70 acres of Arable and Pasture Land, with good House and Farm Buildings. —Apply to A. W. MORGAN, Esq, Surveyor, &c., Clarence-street, Pontypool. 2tal TOWN HALL, PONTYPOOL. AN EISTEDDFOD Will be held in the Town Hall On Thursday, December 11, 1879. FIRST PRIZE, £3 Oe. Od. ADJUDICATORS MR T. B. SMITH and MR C. LAWRENCE. ACCOMPANIST MR T. H. MORGAN. Doors open at 6; Chair to be taken at 6.30 p.m., by JOHN PLACE, Esq., Cwmbran. Admission: Front Seat, Bad Seat, 6d. Programmes may be had of Mr S. WINSOR and of Messrs. HUGHES & SON, Printers Competitors to send in their names to Mr S. WINSOR, Crumlin Street, Pontypool, on or before Dec. 9th. NOTICE. No. 2, COMMERCIAL STREET, PONTYPOOL. MRS. E. UDELL BEGS to inform her friends and the public generally, that the above premises will be OPENED ON. SATURDAY NEXT, NOVEMBER 15TH, 1879. with an entirely NEW STOCK of USEFUL 8f FANOY ARTICLES, CONSISTING OF GLASS, ORNAMENTS, TOYS, PIPES, &c., and she trusts by strict attention to business, and MODERATE CHARGES, to merit a share of public patronage. 4tal Playing Cards. DE LA RUE'S, NEW JAPANESE LACQUER, INDIAN DESIGNS, &c. HUGHES & SON, BOOKSELLERS, &c., PONTYPOOL. MUSIC, FRENCH, GERMAN, and LATIN.—Mrs JlJL CLARKE (Diplomee), Railway Terrace^ Pont newynydd, RECEIVES PUPILS in the above. BIRMINGHAM GOODS, for Auctioneers, Shop- J) keepers, Hawkers, Tea Shops, &c. Agents Wanted. Wholesale Book, Post-free. Address, HENILY MAY, (285) Birmingham. Salts hy Junction. SALES BY MR. JAMES STRAKER. PARISHES OF Llanvair Kilgeddin, Trostrey, I Kemeys Commander, & Usk, (MON.) CAPITAL MANSION HOUSE, VALUABLE FREE- HOLD FARMS, DWELLING HOUSES, COTr TAGES, AND LAND, FOR SALE. ME, J AIES STRAKER WILL OFFER for SALE bv AUCTION, at the ff THREE SALMONS' HOTEL, USK, on MONDAY, the 15th day of DECEMBER, 1879, at Two o'clock in the Afternoon precisely, THE FOLLOWING Valuable Properties, viz.:— LOT 1.—All that valuable Freehold Farm, situate in the paiish of Llanvair Kilgeddin,called \HIGHMEAD,' consisting of a Dwelling House (comprising dining and I drawing-rooms, library, kitchen, larder, pantry, scullery, good cellarage, 7 bedrooms, dressing room, bath room, attics suitable for servant's bedrooms, and usual offices), Lawn, and Kitchen Garden, with modern and excep- tionally convenient Farm Buildings applicable for the use of machinery, 6 Cottages and Gardens (both house buildings and cottages being in good repair), and 147 acres, 3 roods, and 22 perches (more or less) of Orch- arding, Arable, and Pasture Land, with about half a mile of Salmon and Trout Fishing in the RiverUsk, on the side where it abuts on the farm. LOT 2.—All that Freehold Piece or Parcel of Meadow Land, called CAE JOSEPH,' situate in the parish of Llanvair-Kilgeddin, and numbered 161 on the tithe commutation map of the said parish, containing by ad- measurement 5 acres and 11 perches (more or less). LOT 3.—All thn.se 2 Freehold Cottages, Garden" Orchard, and p. 1 o the respective occupations of Messrs Edward Donovan and H. Hobbs, as yearly tenants, at an aggregate yearly rental of JE13. IJOT 4.—All that valuable Freehold Farm called 'LITTLE TROSTREY,' situate in the several parishes of Trostrey and Kemeys Commander, comprising a modern, substantially built, and roomy Farm House and convenient Farm Buildings (all in good re- pair), and 131 acres and 21 perches (more or less) of good Orcharding, Arable Meadow, Pasture, and Wood- land, a considerable portion of the pasture land abutting on the river Usk. The Lots before-mentioned are approached and skirted by good roads leading to the market towns of Pontypool, Abergavenny, and Usk about 2 miles from Nantyderry Railway Sta- tion on the Great Western Railway; well- watered and two packs of hounds meet in the immediate neighbourhood. LOT 5.-All that capital Freehold Mansion-house, called 4 THE PRIORY' (formerly the ancient Priory of St. Mary's), recently restored with good taste in accordance with the original character of the build- ings), Outbuildings, and several pieces of Meadow or Pasture Land, situate in the parish of Usk, and contain- ing by admeasurement 13 acres, 3 roods, and 5 perches (more or less). The House stands in its own grounds, and is approached through the original arched gate- way (with Porter's Lodge, which serves as gardener's or coachman's residence), and com- prises vestibule and entrance hall, morning room, dining room, drawing room, 8 bedrooms, w.c., kitchen, and usual domestic offices* The Outbuildings comprise 4-stalled stable, saddle room, coach-house, cowhouse, hay barn, piggeries, and other buildings. The Land includes lawn with conservatory, ex- cellent walled-in kitchen gardens, and valuable meadows. Salmon and trout fishing in the river Usk is within five minutes walk of this Lot, and two packs of hounds meet in the immediate vicinity. This Lot, if not sold, will afterwards be offered in such Lots as may be determined on at the time of sale. Mr R. W. WATKINS, of Highmead, will, on applica- tion, show Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4. Particulars, with plans and conditions of sale, may be obtaiued on application to the AUCTIONEER, Aber- gavenny; of Messrs CRTJTTWELL, DANIEL, & CRUTT- WELLS, Solicitors, Frome, Somerset; and (with all further necessary information relating to the Property) from MR T. WATKINS, Solicitor, Pontypool. 1 SALE BY MESSRS PHILPOT £ WINGFIELD The FARM, LLANGIBBY VILLAGE IMPORTANT AND ATTRACTIVE Sale of 30 Head of Hereford Cattle, 11 Horses and Colts, Implements, Crops, &c., &c. PHILPOT & WINCrFIELD TTAVE been favoured with instructions to SELL BY il AUCTION, upon the above Farm, on THURS- DAY, 11th DECEMBER, 1879, the whole of the VALUABLE AND Well-selected STOCK; IMPLEMENTS HAY; CLOVER; CORN; ROOTS, &c.; The property of Mrs LEWIS (who is relinquishing the Farm), comprising:— CATTLE.—4 cows, with calves; 3 ditto, in calf; 1 heifer, in calf; 2 barren cows; 1 cow, in full milk; 1 pedigree yearling bull, "Wombridge;" 1 very promising bull calf; 7 yearling steers; 3 yearling heifers; 6 steer calves; 2 heifer calves. SHEEP.—20 fat ewes; 3 lambs. HORSES.—1 powerful cart mare, Darby," rising 4 years; 1 horse, "Bowler," 2 off; cart mare, Bright;" 1 brood mare, with horse colt at foot; 1 cart colt, rising 3; 1 ditto filly; 2 cart fillies, rising 2; 1 cart filly, sucker; nag filly, rising 3. PIGS.—1 sow; 9 pigs. CROPS.—2 ricks well-harvested hay; 1 rick prime clover; bay wheat of 12 acres; bay barley of 7 acres; about 12 tons swedes; 7 do. mangolds. CIDER.—600 gallons prime new cider. 100 acres GRASS KEEP up to the 2nd February, 1880, in suitable lots. HARNESS.—3 sets long; 3 do. short; 2 sets G.O.; sundry harness; man's saddle; bridle. IMPLEMENTS.—Mowing machine (by Samuel, son); winnowing machine; blower; Banbury (by Stone, Newport); 1-wheel plough (by Hornsbury, R. C.) 2 swing ploughs; 2 pairs iron harrows; 1 iron cylinder roller; wood do.; turnip scuffler; pair-horse do.; 1 broad-wheel waggon harvest do.; 2 broad- wheel carts light do.; beam scales and weights; sack truck 2 haul rakes; 6 steel pikes; 6 rakes 5 'I 'I rt 1 1. n! ( < '1 I. v..I!t ». „ Purchasers and the Public generally to this genuine Sale, beg to state that the Cattle are well-bred and of a very useful class,. the Horses are powerful, first-class work- ers, and in good condition the Implements are in good preservation, and by first-class makers; the Hay, Clover, and Corn are well-harvested, and the whole icell worthy of special attention andrequest that all parties will be punctual to the time appointed, in consequence of the shortness of the days and the Lots being very nume- rous. Luncheon (by Ticket) at 11 a.m.; Sale to commence at 12 o'clock sharp. Auctioneers' Offices-Market House Chambers, Pontypool, Nov. 29th, 1879. NOTICE. GEORGE WILLIAM RODWAY, of Little Mill, \J' begs to thank his friends for the support that he has received, and to inform them and the public generally, that he has discontinued the Horse Slaugter- ing Business, aod that he has disposed of the whole of his Stock.in.Trade to Mr CHARLES COURT, of Tilbach Farm Horse Slaughtering Establishment, Mam- hilad, to whom he trusts they will give their future orders. Dated this 1st day of September, 1879. CHARLES COURT, Successor to Panniers, Kent, Gibbs, and Rodway LICENSED HORSE SLAUGHTERER, TILBACH FARM, MAMHILAD, NR PONTYPOOL, The utmost value given for Live and Dead Horses, Cattle, &c., and fetched away, within a distance of 20 miles, on the shortest notice. CART GREASE MANUFACTURER. Telegrams and Orders promptly attended to. SALES BY MESSRS. WAITE AND SON. "ro.V'f'V'O/'V'O/'V'V''V' CLARENCE SALE ROOMS, Clarence Street, Pontypool. SALE OF EXCELLENT AND WELL- PRESERVED HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS, COMPRISING A first-class full-compass cottage PIANOFORTE, in walnut, registered key-board, by a good maker; walunt drawing room suite, chimney ornaments, oil paintings, pier glass, lady's work table, gilt timepiece under glass shade, gilt window cornice, books, card and occasional tables, bronze candel- abra and card stands, mahogany couch in leather, mahogany dining table, 2 insertions; billiard table, balls, cues, rests, & marking board; dining-room clock in black marble, mahogany cornice poles and rings, Brussels carpets, hearth rugs, pictures, stuffed peacock, in case; mahogany, cane-seated, arm, and other chairs, wheel of life, magic lantern and slides, "Statham's" medical chest, minature dispensing case in Morocco; first-class camera and lens with tripod stand, excellent flat chest, large telescope, surveyor's tapes, ivory-handle carver and fork, tea and dinner services, sets of trays, syphon bottles, bottled claret, aquarium, iron umbrella stand, 8-day case clock, iron safe by Price, capital tent with pole complete, fenders, fire irons, spark guards, brass stair rods, filter by Kay, iron and wood bedsteads, palliasses, wool mattresses, feather beds, bolsters, and pillows, patent spiral spring mattrass by Rowcliffe, mahogany and painted chests of drawers, washstands, tables, and towel rails, mahogany toilet glasses, chamber war iron skeleton washstand with bowl, painted oak toilet set, water bottles and glasses, foot bath, wine and other glasses, crockery, roasting screen, buckets, coal scuttles, oval boilers, saucepans, tea kettles, salting and other pans, washing tubs, fry- pans, candlesticks, waiters, paste boards, jars, spittoons, greenhouse pots and lower pots, watering pots, gas pendants, 23 round ladder, timber, quartering, ames, bottles, a 2-knife chaff machine, &c., &c. Messrs. WAITE & SON HAVE been favoured with instructions to SELL JjL the above by AUCTION, on the premises as above, (where they have been removed for con- venience of sale) on THURSDAY, the 4th day of DECEMBER, and following day if necessary, at One o'clock in the afternoon. The furniture and effects are the property of a gentleman leaving the neighbourhood, and will be sold without the slightest reserve. Auctioneers' Offices, Clarence-st., Pontypool, Nov. 27th, 1879. SALES BY MR. F. I WALL. The Pontypool Auction Rooms, OPPOSITE THE MON. RAILWAY STATION, HIGH STREET. Sale of Modern & Superior Household Fur- niture, Electro-plate, Cut Glass, &c. MR. F. I. WALL WILL SELL BY AUCTION, at the above tV Rooms, on MONDAY, DECEMBER 8th, 1879, at 2 o'clock p.m., A QUANTITY OF SUPERIOR Household Furniture AND EFFECTS, (The property of a Gentleman having no farther use for same, and removedfor convenience of Sale,) Comprising drawing-room suite; superior dining- room suite (upholstered in real morocco) maho- gany sofa, in hair; mahogany easy and other chairs, in ditto sofa and couch,in leather; walnut drawing-room table (inlaid) mahogany loo table mahogany chairs, in leather; HARMONIUM; SEW- ING MACHINE a quantity of cut-glass ornaments, cruet stands, &c.; mahogany window pole and rings; tapestry carpet and rug; large hat and umbrella stand; iron bedsteads; wood ditto; feather and millpuff beds; palliasses; chest of drawers; toilet glasses; towel rails washstand and dressing tables; toilet ware; kitchen tables and chairs; arm and rocking chairs; clock; trays; dinner service; also a quantity of kitchen re- quisites, &c., &c. The AUCTIONEER would especially recommend the above, it being thoroughly good, add con- signed for absolute disposal. Goods on View day previous and morning of Sale. Dated—Auctioneer's Office, High St., 25th November, 1879. THE PONTYPOOL AUCTION ROOMS, Opposite the Monmouthshire Railway Station, HIGH STREET. MR. F. I. WALL WILL SELL BY AUCTION on SATURDAY yV and MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29th and DECEMBER 1st, at the above rooms, a quantity of MEN and WOMEN'S WEARING APPAREL, &c.; also, on MONDAY, several Lots of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS, BACON, &c., (taken under distress for rent) and removed to the above rooms for convenience of Sale. The whole will be Sold without Reserve. Sale to Commence each Evening at 6 p.m. SAL £ BY MR C. MINOR. BUTTER MARKET, P ON T Y P 0 0 L. To Housekeepers, Parties Furnishing, and Others. MR. C. MINOR WILL SELL BY AUCTION on MONDAY, ff DECEMBER 8th, 1879, on the premises as above, the whole of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS, Of Mr W. DAVIES, Greengrocer, &c., (removed for convenience of Sale,) COMPRISING— M and couches, in hair and leather; kitchen i other tables; 8-day and other clocks and aepieces; two watches; cane-seated, arm, and ier chairs; iron and wood bedsteads; palliasses; ttresses; feather and millpuff beds, bolsters, and pillows commodes; washstands and dressing tables; toilet glasses; chamber ware; counters; scales and weights; tea canisters; several boxes of cigars; fenders and fireirons; mahogany and painted chests of drawers; clothes boxes; books; pictures; oval boilers; saucepans; tea kettles pans, crockery, and various other articles too numerous to mention. Sale to commence at 12 o'clock. No Reserve. Coppice Wood for Sale. FOR SALE BY TENDER, THE COPPICE growing in the Lower Wernhir I Wood," in the parish of Llanbaddock. The Wood contains 15 acres tmore or less) of excellent Ash and other Coppice. The following Timber Trees, Stores, and Saplings are reserved 2 Oak Timber Trees; 129 Oak Stores, double and treble; 27 Sapling Oaks; 8 Ash Stores, double and treble; 30 Sapling Ash. All Stores are marked with a cross, and all Saplings with a ring of white paint. The purchaser to cut the cord and other wood by March 1st, 1880, and to remove the same by March 1st, 1881, and to pay the tenant for all damage done to the land and the crops by cutting and removing the wood. The purchaser to pay for the preparation of the con- tract. The seller does not bind himself to accept the lowest or any Tender. Sealed Tenders, marked 41 Tender for Wernhir Wood," to be sent in to me, the undersigned, before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, the 2nd Dec. next. To view the Wood, apply to the Tenant, Mr W. CHILTON and for further particulars apply to A. W..MORGAN, Clarence Strset, Pontypool. CRANE STREET CHAPEL, PONTYPOOL. i ON TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 2ND, 1879, the REV. J. W. LANCE WILL DELIVER HIS POPULAR LECTURE, SUBJECT: "LORD MACAULAY." SYLLABUS.—Ancestry and Birth-Scotch Oatmeal, and I Bristol Qukerism-Prococious Childhood—Historian Con- troversialist and Poet, at eight years old-School days-1irac- ulous Memory—Cambridge—Hatred of MathematIcs-First. appearance in print-Called to the Bar, and finds it not his calling—Ilis first Public Speech—Parliamentary and Political LIfe-Great Speech on the Reform Bill of Lord John Russell- Life and Work in India-Literary labours and results- Speeches, Essays—Success of his Ilistory of England-Poems — Home Life-Sisters-Never Married-Bachelors and Spin- sters—Fondness for Children—The "Judicious Poet"—Wit and Humor—Love of Street Ballads—Lays of Ancient Rome, in back slums of London-Benevoience and Modesty-Loves praise—Hates puffing-Dies at 59—Conclusion. Doors open at 7.30 p.m. Chair to be taken at 8 by W. Conway, Esq. Tickets, Is. each, may be obtained of the Students of Pontypool College, and of Hughes & Son, Printers. SELLING OFF! FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY, AT MISS PULLIN'S REPOSITORY, GEORGE STREET, PONTYPOOL, A QUANTITY of Childrens' Woollen and Print Frocks, Aprons, Pinafores, Knitted Socks and Cuffs, Wool Antimacassars, Mats, Scarves, &c.; a few Toys, Pictures, and various other Articles, TO BE SOLD CHEAP, COMMENCING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND. (JHRISMAS HOLIDAYS. WE, the undersigned Drapers of Pontypool, will YV CLOSE OUR ESTABLISHMENTS on FRIDAY AND SATURDAY following CHRISTMAS-DAY. E. FOWLER & SON, THOMAS EDWARDS, S. LITTLE, PER F. A. S. DAUNCEY, L. J. POTTER, EVAN JONES, WM. THOMAS, W. R. WILLIAMS & Co, HOLLOWAY & SON, E. CROOM. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. AN EVENING CONCERT AT THE Abersychan Schools. ARTISTES FROM LONDON, CARDIFF, &c. J. WILLIAMS, M.R.C.V.S., L., VETERINARY SURGEON, OF USK WILL ATTEND AT THE Globe Hotel, Pontypool, EVERY WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY, About One o'clock. riML E PONTYPOOL -*• AUCTION ROOMS, (OPPOSITE THE MONMOUTHSHIRE RAILWAY STATION) HIGH STREET, (Late Freemasons' Hall), MR. F. f. WALL BEGS to inform the Phblic that he has taken -D the above Premises, and the ALTERATIONS BEING NOW COMPLETED, he intends OPENING THEM AS A PUBLIC SALE ROOM. Any PERSONS wishing to DISPOSE of SURPLUS STOCK, FURNITURE, c., by AUCTION, can do so by sending same to the above Rooms. ALL KINDS OF FURNITURE, PIANOS, &c., WAREHOUSED AT A VERY MODERATE CHARGE. CASH ADVANCES MADE ON GOODS SENT FOR ABSOLUTE SALE. Consignments respectfully solicited. Dated—High St., Nov. 27th, 1879. REDUCTION IN PRICE. THE PRICE OF THE PONTYPOOL FREE PRESS IS NOW REDUCED TO Id. IN order to meet the requirements of Local Adverti- sers, a Great Reduction has been made in the rates charged for ADVERTISEMENTS Inserted for periods of 13, 26, or 52 weeks; and TRADESMEN and others who desire to Increase their Business Cheaply and effectually, would do well to avail them- selves of the present opportunity, and make their Announcements in the PONTYPOOL FREE PRESS, Which is by far the Best Advertising Medium in the District, As it is also the Largest Penny Weekly Newspaper Printed in the County. PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS, Of the kinds detailed at the head of the Small Adver- tisements on our Second Page, are now charged at very low rates, commencing at 20 Words for 6d. Particular attention is requested to the fact that this Scale may be used for the Exchange of Articles or Property of any kind of which the Owners may wish to Dispose, in the manner so successfully initiated in the Exchange and Mart. At the same time, the Publisher wishes it to be understood that he cannot undertake the charge of any Property for Exchange. « TRADE SPECIALITIES." iJAnnouncements may be made under this heading at the nominal charge of One Penny per Line per Week, But they should be confined to the class indicated, and must be Prepaid for not less than 13 weeks. It is be- lieved these will in time become very popular, and Advertisers are assured that their Announcements will appear in the order in which they come in, it being considered that an alphabetical arrangement might be used by some Advertisers in a way that would be de- trimental to others. NOTE—THE Pontypool Free Press IS PUBLISHED EARLY ON FRIDAY MORNING, And Advertisements intended for the current week should be received at the Office NOT LATER than THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

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