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THE "PONTYPOOL FREE PRESS' IS SOLD BY THE FOLLOWING AGENTS iRi?nevruA\T f Mr BRAIN, Post Office. ABE11SYCHAN. | Mn Th0MAS) nr. Rail. station ABERTILLERY Mr J. ESAU, Stationer ABERCARNE Mrs ROACH Mrs REES, Post Office I BLAENAVON Mr PROBERT, Stationer [ Mr I. MORGAN, News CWMBRAN Mr SAMUEL. Stationer CRUMLIN Mr LUCAS, News Agent GARNDIFFAlTH Mr CHAS. HERBERT GRIFFITHSTOWN Mr H. PEACH, Gen. Dealer PONTNEWYDD Mr FRANCIS, Bookseller. Mr CHAS. HERBERT PONTNEWYNYDD Mrs JONES. Post Office MRS JENKINS. f HTJGHES & SON, Booksellers I Messrs JONES & EDWARDS, PONTYPOOL 1 Booksellers Mrs FARR, High-street I Mr H. JONES, Trosnant PONTYPOOL ROAD, MESSRS W. H. SMITH & SON TAT VW1TV f MRS STONE, News Agent TAL i WAIN | ^jrs eDmunds, Post Office DISPATCH OF MAILS TO AMERICA AND AUSTRALIA. The dates given arc those of the mails being made up in London. It is recommended to post letters in the 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. Evory Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday. 2|d. Id. lot. CANADA. Every Thursday 2!d. Id. „ AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. Dec. 25 Queensland (via S hampton 6d Id. „ „ Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania. (via S hampton and Brisbane). 6d Id „ PONTYPOOL POST OFFICE. "V"'oo. ""J'- 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.1110 „ 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 JVELSH PRINCE FROM NEWPORT Dec. 19 ( Bristol) S 30 a.m. 2 2. 10 45 „ 24 „ 2 0 p.m. 27 „ 3 30 am. FROM BRISTOL Dec. 20 (to Newport) .10 30 a.m. 23 „ .1 30 p.m. 26 4 0 p.m. 27 t1 -4 45 p.m. TRAINS. From Crane-street Station, M. R. & C. Co. To Blaenavon (Old Tinel )0 4(1 2.-15 8.15 To Bryaaawr (Ne* Lms; 7,4u 1.0 4.45 On Sunday* F.Ctn Train on only at 9.0 p.m., for Tont" newynydd and Abersychan only. To Newport. ï.-H 9.?7 11 4" 2.57 4.57 6.b2 0n Sundays. 8.12 a.m ..12 p.m. From Pontypool Town Station, Trosnant. I G.W.R. Co. To Crumlin, at— | „ 8.57 2.1G 5.57 | 8.57 | 6.13 To Pontvpool Road, at— | 10.16 1.44 | 5 43 I n-5 • 9'14 From Pontypool Road. To Hereford at— | 7.40 10.30 i 2.13 I 3.41 | 6.5 I °,45 | b.5 An extra train to Abergavenny at 11.29 a.m. To Monmouth, at — 7.45 | 11.35 2.20 | 6.10 An extra train to Usk at 8.40 a.m. To Newport, at— I 8.35[ 11.17112.2512.0 |3.50|5.54| 6.10|9.3 | 11.15 | 9.26 An Extra Train on Saturdays only at 8.35 p ./n. The only DIRECT Line of Steamers to PHILADEL- PHIA is the AMERICAN LINE UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. r-rs^— LIVERPOOL TO PHILADELPHIA tSNlpLV EVERY WEDNESDAY, «jML^ £ CallingatQuEF.NSTOWNeveryTHUKsnAV First-class, full-powered Iron Steam- ships nre appointed to Sail: 17 *BRTISII CROWN Jan 7 LORD GOUGH. D^p. 24 INDIANA.Jan. 14 OHIO Dec 31 No Intermediate Passellgers carried 011 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 of 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 21 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 Utensis, and separate table, £8 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. ALLAN LINE SHORTEST OCEAN PASSAGE TO AMERICA. (COMPOSED OF TWENTY FIRST-CLASS ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS.) SAILING DAYS From LIVERPOOL every THURS- DAY and every alternate TUESDAY. From LON- DONDERRY every FRIDAY, and from QUEENSTOWN every alternate WEDNESDAY. TO CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES. THROUGH TICKETS to all points at SPECIAL RATES. PAMPHLETS on CANADA, MANITOBA, and the WESTERN STATES (MINNESOTA, DAKOTA, AC.), free on application. ASSISTED PASSAGES to Canada for I arm Labour- ers and Female Domestic Servants. Passengers should secure tickets before leaving home. Full particulars on application to ALLAN BROTHERS & CO., James Street, LIVERPOOL. J. R. MORGAN, PostOffice,Pontypool. THOMAS PUGH, Panteg Station FREDERICK SMITH, Shipping Agent, Bridge Street, Blaenavon. 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 1 HARMONIUMS IN THE WORLD can be obtained at W. H. TLA SKINS' MUSIC WAREHOUSES, COMMERCIAL STREET AND CLUB BUILDINGS, PONTYPOOL. Price Lists free by post on application iggf Send for List, and compare prices with those of other Houses. 7-octave Pianoforte,in solid walnut 1 „ > ly guineas, case J ° The Royal Pianoforte (7 octaves), 4ft. high by 4ft. Gin. wide, in fine, j 05 guineas Italian walnut,with ivory-fronted j ° keys, and warranted for 10 years Harmoniums from £4. W. H. HASKINS, AGENT FOR MESSRS J. BRINSMEAD & SONS' GOLD MEDAL PIANOS, And foi 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. "REDUCTION IN PRICE7 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 bten made in the rates chargid for ADVERTISEMENTS Inserted for periods of 13, 26. ur 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 opporHii.iiy, and make their Announcements in the PONTYPOOL FREE PRESS, Which is by far the Best Advertising Medium in the District, As it is also tho 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 uow 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. "rRADE SPECIALITIES." .Announcements 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. RODERICK'S RHEUMATIC CORDIAL, Price Is. ld. An Effectual Remedy for Gout, Rheumatic Gout, Sciatica, Lumbago, AND ALL KINDS OF RHEUMATISM. THIS Preparation has been highly esteemed for many jL years, and its great demand is chietly 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 choicc and well-proportionecl 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 VI boxes (It lid., 18. and 2v. 9r!. cach. :J'ij" Bayley's Family Pills do not contain one particle of Mercury, Antimony or any other mineral ingredient ——. PREPARED BY T. RODERICK, Chemist, Pontypool, And Sold by most Chemists and Medicine Vendors. Christmas and New Year Cards. T'HE CHOICEST DESIGNS BY DE LA RUE, RAPHAEL TUCK, PRANG, VC., [ncluding HELEN'S BABIES and OUR BOYS." Also, Exquisite Designs on White Satin. HUGHES & SON, STATIONERS, &c., PONTYPOOL. Pontypool General Furnishing Warehouses, CLARENCE-STREET, PONTYPOOL. I JOHN BEVAN respectfully announces that Purchasers will find in his New and Spacious Warehouses a very large Stock of Dining. Drawing, and Bedtsfrmi 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 Bugs, Cutlery, Dinner Tea, arid Toilet Sets, Cooking Utensils, &c., &c. A large proportion of Goods being Home-made, the quality may be reliednpon. No effort is spared to give entire satisfaction. Goods delivered per Cart or Covered Van, free of expense. IRONMONGERY. CLEARANCE SALE (PREVIOUS TO ALTERATIONS). WM. BUNNING & Co., General A Furnishing ironmongers, Pontypool, L" Being about to make IMPORTANT ALTERATIONS with the New Year, WILL, On and from Saturday, November 8th, until December 31st, SELL OFF THE WHOLE OF THEIR EXTENSIVE STOCK AT GREAT REDUCTIONS FOR CASH. Iron Bedsteads, Palliasses, Fenders, Fire Irons, Coal Vases, Baths, Trays, Brushes, Mate, Matting. Ivory and other Table and Pocket Cutlery, Electro-plated Spoons and Forks, Cruets, Teapots, &c., &c. Duplex, Silber, and other Petroleum Lamps. Scales and Weights, Spring Balances, Steelyards, Leamington Kitcheners, Register and other Stoves and Chimney Pieces, &c., Fire-resisting Safes, &c., &c. WINES AND SPIRITS FOR EVERY-DAY USE Selected from W & A Gilbey's List of 220 varieties. The purity of every article is guaranteed under Act 38 & 39 Vict., Can 6; Consumers will recognise in this Act a means of verifying the guarantee"W & A Gilbey have always"given of the purity and genuineness of all WINES and SPIRITS bearing their seals and labels. This SELECTED LIST" of W & A GILBEY'S WINES awd SPIRITS comprises two descriptions only of each class of Wines and, Spirits, the first selected on accofint of its moderate price, and the second for in tin*- enmbv15;^ grater age. j AGENT- FREDERICK PHILLIPS, GroceY, Commercial Street PONTYPOOL PRICES THE SAME AS AT HEAD ESTABLISHMENTS WINES Per Pe» SPIRITS Ter Per Winco Bottle Dozen ;t Bo«ae Dosea PORT Castle A from Portugal An excellent) 54; !i GIN Castle UPHigWy rectified at ,\&Aoi»»eys ( 2/ fruitv Wine, well matured 5 year.- old | own Distillery. 3^ j>« cent, under J PORT Castle B front Portugal A f .< full-1 «8/ 'i GIN Casrte PR OOF Hign.y reeltifiedai'W&A 34/ flavored fruity Wine. 8 years old.f2'* jj Gilbey s own Distillery. Strength, pro^f j SPANISH PORT CastleT/^w ^^r ), 15/ IRISH WHISKEY Castle UP Pl,reJ 2/3 271 A fruitv Wine of good body 2 years old f Dublin hiskey 33 per cent, under proof ( SPANISH PORT Castle 4 from Spain The) „2/ IRISH WHISKEY Castle DO Very fine) 3,3 39, finest old Red Wine produced. 10 years old j Dublin Whiskey. Strength, proof SHERRY Cast !e SPANISH from Spain 1B/ SCOTCH WHISKEY Castle UP Pu«!» 3/3 27/ A pure Spanish Sherry. 2 years old Malt \Vh;>key. 33 per cent, under proof t BHERRY Castle C Pale from Spain An or/ SCOTCH WHISKEY Castle SO A high-class j. 3,3 39) excellent type of nutty Sherry. 6yearsoldj ■' Scotch Whiskey. Strength, proof .■/ MARSALA Castle VP Pale from Sioilv igi BRANDY Castle UP Possessing the uhole-g 30/ A delicate dinner Wine. 3 years old ) 1 some qualities of Cognac 33 under proof) MARSALA Castle C Pale from Sicily The { ,g oft/ BRANDY Castle PROOF Possessing the ) jtg 42/ finest Marsala produced. 7 years old ) wholesome qualities of Cognac Proof ) CLARET Castle A from France A pure) jo/ COGNAC Castle D An excellent Cognac ) gig full-bodied Wine. 1 year in bottle ..f Jinuidy of fine flavor. 33 under proof.. f CLARET Castle C from France A fine-), ifi lgi COGNAC Castle FO A very fine Cham- \w, ggi flavored and well-matured Medoc Wine ) x' patrne Brandy. Strength, proof ) SAUMUR Castle Silver Foil A) Bottles 2/1 251 JAMAICA RUM Castle UP A well-matured) 0/3 271 Sparkling dry Champagne (Half-Botts. 1/3 14/6 Jamaica Hum. 33 per cent, underproof.. ) SAUMUR Castle Gold Foil The > Bottles 2/6 30/ JAMAICA RUM Castle JO A very fine j 39/ choicest Wine of the District f Half-Botts. 1/5 17/ Jamaica Rum. Strength, proof ) CHAMPAGNE Castle 1 A pure I Bottles 2/2 26/ HOLLANDS Castle 1 Instilled in Holland) 0/4 001 Sparkling Wine for ordinary use ) Half-Botts. 1/3 15/ from Rve 14 per cent, under proof f 1 CHAMPAGNE Castle 3 A high ( Bottles 3/6 421 HOLLANDS (Siiz-er Stream) The finest )„,» 30/ class delicate Champagne ) Half-Botts. 1/11 23/ Geneva. Bottled abroad. 14 under proof f*' > All Bottles (except for Sparkling Wines) are charged id. each, which 11 allowed-when returned. SINGLE BOTTLES Single Bottles of any of W & A Gilbey's 220 varieties of Wines and Spirits can be purchased as samples EXPORTATION TV &- A Gilbey's TViiies and Spirits can be obtained free of duty from their Excise Bonded Warehouses.—For Prices see Special Export List PAYMENTS In order to give every possible advantage to consumers cash payments are absoltikly necessary, as all prices are arranged upon that principle COMPLETE LIST A Complete List of TV < £ • A Gilbey's Wines and Spirits, containing lull particulars of 220 varieties, sent free on application ■ The Oldest Wholesale and Retail Provision & Family Grocery Trade, CRANE-STREET, PONTYPOOL, (AND GRIFFITHSTOWN,) ESTABLISHED 1787. JOHN DA N IE L, Late DANIEL ei JONES. ACT WORTH KNOWING. BEECH AM'S PILLS Are admitted bv thousands to be worth above it Guinea a box for Bilious and Nervous Disorders, sueli as wind and pai.i at the stomach, sick headache, giddiness, fullness and swelling after meals, dizziness and drowsiness, cold chills, flushings of heat, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, eostiveness, scurvy, blotchcs on the skin. disturbed sloep, frightful dreads, and ill nervous and tremblini? sensations, &c &c. The first ilc,,c will give relief in twenty minutes. This is no fiction, for they have done it in thousands of cases. The proprietor of these Pills having obt iined (at c-reat expense) a patent for tliem. ho challenges the whole world to produce a medicine equal to them for removing the above complaints, and restoring the patient to sound .;nd lasting health. Every sufTertr is earnestly invited to try one box of these Pills, and they will bo a to be WORTH A GUINEA. A BOX. For females of all ages these rills arc iu\ a.luahle, as a few doses of them carry off all gross humours, open all obstructions, and briiiz about all that is required. Ko fe:nale should be without them. There is no medicine to be found to equal Beeeham's Pilli for irt,, any obstruction or irregularity of the system. If taken according to the directions given with each box they will soon restore females of all ages to robust health. For a weak stomach, impaired digestion, and all disorders of the liver, thev act like "MAGIC," and a few doses will be found to work vroiulcrs upon the most important orpins in the human machine. They strengthen the whole muscular system. restore the lomc-lost- complexion, bring back the keen edge of appetite, and arouse into action, with theROSKBUD of health, the whole physical creryv of the human frame.—Thee are "FACTS" admitted by thousands embracing all cb-sses of Society; :n' one of the he^t- guarantees to the Nervous "nil Debilitated is; BKFCHAMS'S I'ILLS have the largest sale of any Patent Medicine in the "°1'1,1. Caution.—The public are requested to notice that the words "Bn:CII.HI's Pii.i.s, St. Helen's." are on the Government Stamp affixed to each box of the Tills; if not on, they are a forgery. Prepared only, and sold wholesale and retail, by the Pro- prietor, T. BKKCHAM, Chemist, St. Helen's, Lancashire, in boxes at Is. ld. and 2s. Vd. each. Sent post free from the Proprietor for 15 or 30 stamps. Sold by every Druggist in every town in the Kingdom. N.B.—Full directions are given with each box. FTTS. EPILEPTIC FITS oit FALLING SICKNESS.-—A certain method of cure has been discovered for this dis- tressing complaint by a physician, who is desirous that JIB 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: Atr WILLIAi,18 10, Oxford Terrace, Hyde Park, London. MUSIC, FRENCH, GERMAN, and LATIN.—Mrs CLARKE (Diplomue), Railway Terrace, Tott uewj nydd, RECEIIES PUPILS KI tUu above, RPH E PONTYPOOL -1- AUCTION EOOMS, (OPPOSITE THE MONMOUTHSIIIIIE RAILWAY STATION) HIGH STREET, (Late Freemasons' Hall). MR. 1>. X WALL BEGS to inform the Public that lie has taken the above Premises, and the ALTERATIONS BEING NOW COMPLETED, he intends OPENING TIIEM AS A PUBLIC SALE HOOI. Any PERSONS tcÙsltinfl to DISPOSE of SURPLUS STOCK, FURNITURE,$c., by A L Cl 'I ON, can clo so by sending same to the above llooms. ALL KINDS OF FURNITURE, PIANOS, Ac., WAREHOUSED AT A VERY MODERATE CHARGE. 4_- CASH ADVANCES MADE ON GOODS SENT FOR ABSOLUTE SALE. Consignments respectfully solicited. 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. Bollled and Draught Ales WIN ES, SPIRITS, LIQUEURS, &C. WELL-AIRED BEDS. 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. II. LLEWELLYN, Accountant, &-t., I., Flannel-st., Abergavenny. BIRMINGHAM GOODS, for Auctioneers, Shop- keepers, Hawkers, Tea Shops, &c. Agents Wanted. Wholesale Book, Pout free. Address, HENHVMAV, (235) Birmingham. The 1M PERIAL HOUSEHOLD ALES PALE ALES, AD STOUT. IMPERIAL HEREF0RD BREWERY. These well known HOUSEHOLD ALES are unrivalled for purity, delicacy of flavour, and excellence of quality and value combined. Mild Ales: loct., h. 2d., and Is. 4d. per galllm. p i /Q -R • A light, tonic, bitter, of pleasant iraie /lie flavour. Is.per gallon lirkins, s; kilderkins, ISs. Crystal Pale Ale: 10; kilderkins. 21s, Golden Mild Ale: Export Mild Ale: ISi2; fl¡e;o;: ;2-1rkins, Watkins's Hereford Stout (X.S.): Nutritious. The favouiite hrund; {Irkins. (!.I gallons) 12s; kilderkins, 18 gallons) 24s. Delivered Carriage Free, in the West of England, in 9, 1.% 3C, end 5i gallun caslss, direct frot i the Kreiccry, or through the District Agents. Each Cask hears the brewery Label Trade Mark—An EAGLE, and name," WA TA INS, HEREFORD.' WM. PEGLER, Jun., PONTYPOOL, Appointed SOLE AGEXT in Pontypool for these cele- brated Ales and Stout. Brewery prices, with liberal cash discount. The Pale and Mild Ales, at Is per allon, are generally acknowledged to be the best in the Market.-Full Price List on application. DUBLIN EXTRA STOUT, 3s per dozen. CHKISTMAS! CHRISTMAS E. WILLIAMS, Wholesale and Retail Confectioner, Commercial Street, BEGS to remind his friends and customers, at JD this festive season of the year, that, as usual, he supplies PIRST-CLASS GOODS, IN Almond iced, wedding, Savoy, pound, and other cakes, chocolate and other creams, jellies, blanc- niancro mince-meat, cosaques, bon-bons, &c., SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS PARTIES. E. W. has recently erected a Bakery, and can 't supply A REALLY NICE LOAI- OF BREAD. SUPERIOR TVINES AND CIGARS. Tea Parties supplied at wholesale prices. Christmas <JAK].: t EARLY ORDERS THANKFULLY RECEIVED BY JONES BROTHERS, Trosnant Street. Pontypool. 4 IIILLIARDS! BILLIARDS BILLIARDS! MB. WILLIAM FARE, Professor of Billiards, i> iSPECTFULLY informs the gentry and I tradesmen of Pontypool that he has taken the Clarence Hotel Billiard Table, and hopes to merit and receive a share of their patronage and support. Mr F. is open to receive pupils; and guarantees to keep the table, cues, &c., &.c., in first-rate condition. 100 up, 6d. 50 up, 3d. 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. G. DOWDEN, Blaenavon Iron Works, Blaenavon; G. W. JONES, Agent, Cwmbran and B. H. MADGE, Secretary, Panteg Steel Works, Panteg. W It I N G TON ARMS, (LATE RAILWAY INN,) PONTYPOOL. Close to the Monmouthshire Railway Station. E. BEACHAM, IN thanking his numerous freuds and supporters for their liberal patronage in the past, solicits a con- tinuance cf their future support in his NEW ESTABLISHMENT. BURTON, PALE, AND OTHER ALES. LONDON AND llUSIl STOUT, I In Bottles and on Draught. I COMMERCIAL ST., PONTYPOOL. ESTABLISHED 18 25. I (Formerly occupied by Mr James Weare, and Mr Jas. Brown.) G.iJORRELL, 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 A- Winter Wear. PORTMANTEAUS & LADIES' BAGS.—LONDON WHIPS, BITS, & SPURS. LEATHER Ml LI. BANDS FOR ALL KINhS OF 21 A (JIIlis Eli J", on the Shortest Notice. Experienced Workmen sent to any part of the Country. All Harness made on the Premises, and at Reduced Prices. CASH ADVANCED IN A FEW HOURS' NO. \J TICE ]—The Monmouthshire Loan & Discount Co. advance money daily, from £2 to to Trades- men, Farmers, Mechanics, and others, on their Stock- in-trade, Furniture, &c., withou^emoval or incon- venience in anyway; repayable by easy instalments; distance no object; all applications punctually attended to strictly private,—Apply personally, or bv letter, to The Cross, Pontypool; or Abbey Row, Cwmbran. MONEY ADVANCES, from £10 to £1000, can now ll be obtained at a few hours' notice. No law costs strictest secrecy. For particulars, apply to Mr. A BLOOM, Pawnbroker, Jeweller, &c., George-street Poutypuul t> THE NEW Tinted Note Paper, Sky-BI ne Sliade, Silurian Shade, Nut-Brown. Sliade, Favorite Neutral Tint. Price Is. a packet of o quires. Square Court-shaped' ENVELOPES to match, 3d a packet. Samples sent free by post, on receipt of I d. stamp. HUGHES & SON, PRIMERS AND MANUFACTURING STATIONERS, I PONTYPOOL. w. .w. A largo and varied Stock of y dlilken's ijoofiS, I Amongst which are The Boy's Own Annual. Cloth, 6s. Little Wide Awake. Picture cover, 3B. or in Cloth, 5s. The Birds and Insects' Post Office. Thirty- I five Illustrations. Gs. I Chatterbox Volume. Picture cover, 38.; or in Cloth, vB. Funny little Songs for funny little Singers, Words and Music, 2s. (id. lloutledge's Every Boy's Annual, 6s. Little Folks Y olume. Picture cover, 3s. 6d.; or in Cloth, 5s. The Family Friend. Picture cover, Is. 6d.; Cloth, 2s. Cloth, gilt, 2s. Gd. The Children's Friend. Picture cover. 1 s 0d; Cloth, 2s.; Cloth, gilt, 2s. 6d. The Prize. Picture cover, ls.Gd.; Cloth, 2s.; Cloth, gilt, 2s. Gd. The Infant's Magazine. Picture cov., lsGd Cloth, 2s.; Cloth, gilt, 2s. Gd. The Child's Companion. Picture cov., IsGù; Cloth, 2s.; Cloth, gilt, 2s. Ga. The Child's Own Magazine. Picture cover, Is. Bi rdie's Books, with Twenty Illustrations, Twelve different sorts. 3d. each. +. THE FOLLOWING NEW BOOKS, Most of which have been RECENTLY PUBLISHED, Are NOW ON SALE By HUGHES & SON, j STATIONEES, PONTYPOOL. Less Discount for Church Decorations: A Manual of Appropriate s d Ornamentation. Edited by a Practical Ii. luminatur. With Illustrations 1 0 Shepherd Calk Useful as Family Readings, kc. By the Rev R. Bslgamk- l G The North Pole,-and How Cuariie Wilson dis- •- covered it. By the Author of the Realms of the Ice &c 3' 6 George Moure, Meichanl and Philantrophist. By S. Smith. With a Portrait 6 0 The Bock ot Snobs, and Sketches and Travels in London. W. M Thackeray 3 6 The Elocutionist: A Colleeticjiof Pieces in Prose and Verse preceded 1n :ir Introduction on the principles of Elocution. By the Rev G. S. Knowlcs 3 6 Family Readings on the Gospel according to St. John, consisting of short consecutive por- tions, comprising the whole Gospel, with a simple Exposition. By the Rev F. Bour- dillon, M.A 4 0 Short and Simple Prayers, with Hymns, for the use of Children. By the author of" Scrip- ture Histories for Children," &c 1 0 Locomotive Engine Driving A Practical Manual for Engineers in Charge of Locomotive En- gines. By Michael Reynolds. 4 6 The Model Locomotive Engineer, Fireman, and Engine-boy. Comprising a Historical Notice of the Pioneer Locomotive Engines & their inventors, &c. By Michael Reynolds 4 6 The Churchman's Daily Remembrancer, with Poetical Selections for all the Lessons of the Christian Year, Kalendar, Table of Lessous, &c. Bound in morocco leather 4 3 The New Handbook of Elocution, with Rules for Audible and Correct Pronunciation iu Reading and Spelling. By W. Baynham.. 3 6 Things Touching the King. A Scriptural Quo- tation for every day iu the year 1 4 Manners & Tone of Good Society or, Solecisms to be Avoided. By a Member of the Aristo- cracy 2 6 Society Small Talk or, What to Say & When to Say It. By the author of Manners and Tone of Good Society." 2 6 Under the Surface. By Miss Frances Ridley Havergsil 5 Q Ditto (small edition) 1 q Morning Bells; or, Waking Thoughts for Little Ones. By Miss Havergal. 0 9 Morning Star; or, Names of Christ for His Little Ones. By Miss Havergal 0 9 The Ministry of Song. By Miss Havergal 1 6 Red Letter Days A Register of Anniversaries and Birthdays. By Miss Havergal 3 0 The Four Happy Days. By Miss Havergal 10 Kept for the Master's Use. By Miss Havergal 1 0 Masterman Ready; or, the Wreck of the Pacific. By Captain Marryat I 0 Female Christian Names and their Teachings A Gift Book for Girls. By M. E. Bromtield 1 0 The Epistle of Paul to Philemon Exposition for English Readers. By the Rev A. II. Drysdate.M.A. 2 (j Pictures from Bible Lands, drawn with pen and pencil. Edited by S. G. Green, D.D. The Illustrations by Eminent Artists; princi- pally from Photographs S 0 The Earnest Churchman An Exposition of Church Principles, &c. By the Rt Rev A. Oxendcn.D.D 2 G Worthies of Scicnce A Collection of Biogra- phies of Scientific Men. Bv J. Stoughton, D.D 4 0 Mrs Brown on Co-operative Stores. By Arthur Sketcbley 1 0 Ancient and Modern Magic, with Explanations of some of the best known Tricks performed by Maskclync and Cooke. By Aprey Vere 1 0 The Fathers for English Readers The Ycner- able Bede. By the Rev G. F. Browne. M.A. 2 0 -v _-S.. Fine Art PortfoJios-Four Varieties, j SPRING in Picture, SVlJg, aud Story. Three s d splendid engravings, 11 in. x loin., and ehromo-lithograph, 15 in. x 22 in. 1 0 SUMMER in Picture, Song, and Story. Three splendid engravings, 11 in. x loin., and ehromo-lithograph, lu in. 22 in. 1 0 AUTUMN in Picture, Song, and Story. Two splendid engravings, 11 in. x 11 in., and ehromo-lithograph, 15 in. x 22 in. 1 0 WINTEE in Picture, Song, and Story. Two splendid engravings, 11 in. x 15 in and ehromo-lithograph, 15 in. x 22 in. 1 0 Playiug Cards. DE LA RUE'S, NEW JAPANESE LACQUER, INDIAN DESIGNS, dc. 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