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f S Tea, Grocery, and Provision Warehouse, 1 SEED AND CORN STORES, j MARKET STREET, PONTYPOOL. WILLIAM F. DAVIES T) £ GS to reiurn his sincere thanks to the Clergy. Gentry, and public generally for the liberal support accorded t to him siaee he has entered upon the above Old-established Business; and trusts, ty unremitting attention thereto and supplying First class Articles at reasonable prices, to merit a contiuance of their patronage. Teas. Good,U-.erul, Pleasant Drinking Tea Is M t0 28 Od per lb. Skperior Strong, Full Flavoured 286d Tine Tea,-very Strong, rich character; a splendid Family Tea, suitable for any purpose 38 Od „ Coffees (Fresh Roasted in the Berry.) Superior Plantation J8 Per Very Fine do 8 » ChoLc Mountain Berry i oj m fresh Ground Coffees 18 '» Sugars. Moist Jamaica Raw and Demerara Crystals, Refined and Double-Refined Lump. _» J. Supply of English wd Egyptian Beam, Oats, firm, Sharps, Make, Indian and Ji: v* on hand, at Lowest Prices. t Agent for the Droitwich Salt-Work's. Refined aaa'ARriorltTtrot Bolta. > h lae only DIRECT Line of Steamers to PHILADEL- PHIA is the AMERICAN LINE UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. LIVERPOOL TO PHILADELPHIA IflgfCV EVERY WEDNESDAY, Calling ATQUEENSTO WN every THURSDAY ^SVSBHP' 1*'iret-class, full-powered Iron Steam- ships are appointed to Sail: ILLINOIS May 19 INDIANA June 6 PENNSYLVANIA May 23 ILLINOIS June 13 "CITY OJFL/MEitrcx May 30 *LOKD CLIVK June 20 iate Passengers carried on voyage marked tlnu8 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, "hieb 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, L8 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 Tuos. H. THOMAS, High-st- Tenby, JNO. THOMAS. Church-st., Tredegar SHORTEST OCEAN PASSAGE TO LLAN LINE <IL MER leA. COMPOSED OF TWENTY FIRST-CLASS ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS. SAILING DAYS-from LIVERPOOL,everyTUES- DAY and THURSDAY to CANADA, and every AL- TERNATE TUESDAY to HALIFAX and BALTI- AfORE, forwarding Passengers on easy terms to all Parts of CANADA and the UNITED STATES. Surgeon and Stewardesses provided free for all classes of Passengers. i^ftMengers who secure tbeir,Tickets before leaving home are met at the Railway Station in Liverpool 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. For Rates of Freight or Passage, apply to. ALLAN BROTHERS and Co., Alexandra Buildings, James-street, Liverpool; or to J. R. MORGAN, Post Office, Pontypool. Queensland Emigration. SAILINGS FROM GREA T BRITAIN. SOOTTISH BARD," 15th May, from London, for Townsville & Rockbampton. WINDSOR CASTLE,5th June „ „ Brisbane. ROXBURGHSHIRE,5th July, from Glasgow, „ Brisbane. Female Domestic Servants free. Apply to local agent: J. R. MORGAN, Post Office, Pontypool; or THE AGENT GENERAL FOR QUEENSLAND, S2, Charing Cross, London, S.W. PAPER HANGINGS NEW PATTERNS. E. JONES, STATIONER, &c., George Street, Pontypool, AS received A LARGE STOCK OF PAPER HANGINGS, which he now offers at very low Prices. Commencing at 3d per piece. TO BE GIVEN AWAY.-GRATIS! A New Medical Work, entitled, HOW TO ENSURE HEALTH, or, the Confidential Friend," This Book should be read by everyone of either sex. X)EING a guide for the Safe and Sure Treatment and Cure of all Debilitating Diseases, such as Nervous Ability, Mental and Physical Depression, Palpitation the Heart, Noises in the Head and Ears, Indecision, Sight and Memory, Indigestion, Prostration, Lassitude, Depression of Spirits, Loss of Energy and ^ppetite. Pains in the Back and Limbs, Timidity, Self- "istrust, Dizziness, Love of Solitude, Groundless Fears, and many other ailments which if neglected bring Joe sufferers to an early Death. Together with Hints on phronic Rheumatism, Gout, Neuralgia, Epilepsy, Hys- j*ria, and all diseases of the Nervous and Alimentary }stem.. This Medical Work (112 pages) gives PRESCRIP- TIONS, with full INSTRUCTIONS for their prepara- tion and use. Contains also Friendly advice on HY- IENE, or the WAY TO PRESERVE HEALTH. Sent post free for Jone Btamp, or by letter post three *t*«#ps. Advice by Letter, Gratis. SPECIAL ADVICE IN ALL DISORDERS PECULIAR TO FEMALES. THE FEMALE'S FRIEND and ADVISER will be GRATIS to any address en receipt of STAMPED ENVELOPE. JKJS- Address, Messrs BARNES$Co., 48, Lonsdale Square, ^Brnsbury, London, N. M Important to Country Patients. ESSRS BARNES & Co.may be consulted personally or by letter, in all private and confidential cases, B!Jd for the benefit of Nervous Sufferers who cannot Vlsit them they will, on receiving a description of their e&se, enclosing'a stamped envelope for reply, be ready o give their opinion upon the nature of the case, and the principles of treatment necessary to effect a perfect Ol,re.-Address Messrs BARNES & Co., 48, Lonsdale- 81uare, Barnsbwy, London, N. 'S:t\.NL"RJ.. B:}i.>ltlJ J. '), HOUGHS COUGHS AND WINTER COLDS ALSO ^-Consumption, Bronchitis and other affections of the *HROAT and LUNGS are quickly RELIEVED and rtnancntly CURED by Brown's Herbal Remedies." All who suffer are requested to test the efficacy of these jp^icines. Sample bottles are supplied free of charge. all Country Agents, or can be had by post from the rr°prietor. Address :—0. P. BROWN, 2, King-street, °vent Garden, London. » ^rof. Brown's "Treatise on Consumption." 44 pp., by post. Prof. Brown's ''Complete Herbalist," free 6s.—The above can be had of the Agent for pool, E. B. FORD, Chemist, George-street. o those who suffer from Irritation bij? Scalp from Scurf, Dandriff, or loss of Hair H. JUX'S NUTRITIVE AND SEDATIVE CREAM tertain ret°edy.—Sold by Messrs Roderick & Wood, by the Maker, H. Fox, Commercial-st., Pontypool. JjlKMlNGHAM GOODS, Jewellery, Watches, IIar- ^y. inoniums, Household Furniture, &c. Agents \»*nt*d- Enlarged illustrated book free. Apply—Henry Birmingham. I FREE EMIGRATION TO SOUTH AUSTRALIA. THE GOVERNMENT OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA GRANT FREE PASSAGES To the following Artisans, viz.: Carpenters, Bricklayers, Masons, Plasterers, Agricultural and Railway Labour- ers, Copper, Tin and Lead Miners, not exceeding 40 years of age, Single, or Married with not more than three children, also to Single Female Domestic Servants. COAL MINERS ARE INELIGIBLE. All Persons who are considered eligible by the Emigra- tion Agent, paying their own Full Passage, receive a Land Order Warrant of the value of £ 20 for every Adult above 12, and £10 for Children between 1 and 12 years of age. No Money, or Fee of any kind, is to be paid by in- tending Emigrants to the Local Agents for their re- muneration. Full particulars and information, with Forms of Ap- plication, to be obtained at the Office of the Govern- ment of South Australia, 8, VICTORIA CHAMBERS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, S.W., Or cf Mr MORGAN, Post-office, Pontypool. The Oldest Wholesale and Retail Provision & Family Grocery Trade, ORANE-STREET, PONTYPOOL, (AND GRIFFITHSTOWN,) ESTABLISHED 1787. DANIEL & JONES (Late Herbert J RETURN their sincere thanks to the Clergy, Gentry, It and Public generally for the very liberal support they have received since taking the business, and whilst they respectfully solicit a continuance of the same, they are determined that nothing shall be wanting on their part to give entire satisfaction. Every effort will be made to ensure good quality, moderate prices, and punctual attention to all orders. Good Strong Congou at Is 8d per lb. Fine do. 2s Od „ Superior do. 2s 6d „ The Best Mocha Coffees, Sparkling Lump, Crystals, and Demarara Sugars, Prime Home-cured Bacon,Cheddar, English, and American Clieese Salt and Fresh Butters; English, American, and French Flour; Beans, Oats, Bran, Barley Meal, Maize, Sharps, Malt, Peas, Oatmeal; Preserved Fislt, Salmotr, Lobster, Sttrdines; Australian Beef and Mutton, in 21b., 416., and 6lb. Tins, at Lowest Prices. Agents for Huntley & Palmer's Biscuits Spratt's Patent DogBiscuits, 22s. per cwt.; Worcestershire Fine Salt, Manure ditto. N.B—D. & J. strongly recommend their 2s and 2s 6d Teas, as being of superior quality. __H_ • tsiOR THE BLOOD IS THE LIFE."— J7 See Deuteronomy, chap, xli., verse 23. E;1 WORLD FAMED Trado Mark, Blood Mixture." THE CREAT BLOOD PURIFIER & RESTORER Kli; DISEASES. Eruptions, Blotches, Ulcerated 0 Sore Legs, Old Sores, Glandular Swellings, Can- cerous Ulcers, Spots, Pimples, Pustules, Boils, Carbuncles, Ringworms, Scald Heads, Sore Eves, Erysipelas, Itch, Scurfs, Discolorations of the Skin, Humours and Diseases of the Skin of whatever name or nature, are literally carried out of the system in a short time by the use of this world-famed Medicine. THOUSANDS OP TESTIMONIALS FROM ALL PARTS, TMPORTANT ADVICE TO ALL.—Cleanse the X vitiated blood whenever you find its impurities bursting through the skin in pimples, eruptions, or sores cleanse it when you find it obstructed and sluggish in the veins; cleanse it when it is foul, and your feelings will tell you when. Keep the blood pure, and the health of the system will follow. As this mixture is pleasant to the taste, and warranted free from anything injurious to the most delicate constitution of either sex, the Pro- prietor solicits sufferers to give it a trial to test its value. CLARKE'S WORLD-FAMED BLOOD MIXTURE c is sold in Bottles, 2s 6d each, and in cases, contain- ing six times the quantity, lis each-sufficient to effect a permanent cure in the great majority of long-standing cases,—BY ALL CHEMISTS and PATENT MEDI., CINE VENDORS throughout the United Kingdom and the world, or sent to any address on receipt of 30 or 132 stamps by the Proprietor. F. J. CLARKE, Chemist, Apothecaries'Hall,Lincoln. Wholesale: All Patent Medicine Houses. LONDON DEPOT: 150 OXFORD STREET. Pontypooi: E. Stephens (late Haddock.) B. Ford (late Conway.) A NEW MEDICAL WORK By HENRY SMITH. Doctor of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Jeua, and Doctor of Medicine of the Metropolitan Medical College, New York, by Examination, 1860. Just Published, Enlarged Edition, 144 pages, Crown gro., Free by Post Two Stamps, in Envelope, T\ebilitating and Nervous Diseases; their U CAUSE, CONSEQUENCE, SYMPTOMS, AND TREAT- MENT. This work gives THE RESULT OF TWFNTY-EIOHT years' special PRACTICE for the Cure of all Diseases of the Nervous System, Nervous Debility, Mental and Physical Depression, Palpi- tation of the Heart, Noises in tfie Head and Ears, Indecision, Impaired Sight and Memory, Indigestion, Loss of Energy, Pains in the Back, Constipation, Blushing, Hysteria Timidity, Self-distrust, Dizziness, Love of Solitude, Groundless Fears, Muscular Relaxation, &c. It is a GUIDE TO HEALTH, STRENGTH, and VIGOROUS OLD AGE, invaluable to the Nervous, Sedentary, Dyspeptic, and all those whose constitutions have become debilitated and relaxed from Irregularities of Life, lhtemperance, Climate, Age, or Disease, or rom Over-taxed or Abused Energies, whether of body or inind. Gives Instructions and Advice for the Treatment of Nervous and Physical Debility, Local and Constitutional Weakness, Premature Decay, and all Disorders resulting from loss of vital force. Also by same Author, by post, seven sramps in envelope. ON DISEASES PECULIAR TO WOMAN; \y Their Cause, Symptoms, and Cure. This Work is written for the Use of Females. It is a Guide to the Cure of a Class of Ailments to which the Female Constitution is peculiarly liable. NOTICE.—The above Medical Works will be sent direct from the Author, in an Envelope, on the receipt of the amount in stamps. IMPORTANT TO COUNTRY INVALIDS. CONSULTATION BY CORRESPONDENCE. THE ATJTHOK OE THE ABOVE WORKS -L will, for the benefit of Countrv Invaiids, on receiving a description of their case, send his opinion, free of charge, with advice and directions lor restoration to Health. A Confidential Form of Correspondence containing Ques- tions,$c., to assist persons in describing their case, will a sent posUft ee on receiving a directed envelope. ADDRESS I HEJsItY SMITn, 8, Burton-crescent, London, W.^1. THE BEESlVE SHOP, TROSNANT STREET, PONTYPOOL. To Married Mtn and Bachelors, Spinsters and Widowers, Forgemen and Potters, Colliers and Labourers: Your patronage I ask this year of '77 And I'll execute your orders well and honcstlu. bv heaven CHARLES MINOR sells all kinds O/1'UUNITURK & BEDDING At prices so cheap, it will pay Jar your wedding, His OOODS are all GOOD and well iiiade, you will find It will pay you tveil to bear him in mind. Dsnt think of the CARILIAGE-he delivers g»ods FRICIC. Look at that It's a saving of trouble, you see. He'll be happy to see you in Trosnant-street, where He sells COUCHES and SOFAS and a good EASY CHAIR. MATTRESSES, also, in STRAW, FLOCK, and HAIR, So come t. his Shop yotillifind everything there. New 4" Second-hand Furniture bought, sold, or exchanged. Goods delivered per own Van. Free of Cost. CHARLES MINOR Gives the Best Price for all kinds of Left-eff Wearing Apparel. In things that's old, in things that's new, In everything doth Minor dll Brooms, Brushes, China, Glass, or Tin, At Minor's shop are found within. Wardrobes of every class he buys., ft ithout regard to fit or size— In quantities both large and small, BU Gold if ready to btfJ all. I GRAND CONCERT f OF VOCAL & INSTRUMENTAL I Tzr MUSIC, THURSDAY, zistofMAY, 1877. THE PONTYPOOL PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY having performed gratis for a considerable number of years, en all occasions when their services were re- of years, on all occasions when their services were re- I quired, and having also been at great expense in purchas- ing Music, paying Gas Bills, and Hiring Pianofortes and Harmoniums for practice, have decided upon giving a CONCERT, The proceeds of which will be applied for the purpose of PURCHASING A NEW PIANOFORTE, So that the instrument will be ready in their practice room for rehearsals, &c., &c., whenever the services of the Society may be required. MISS GRIFFITHS, MR. NORMAN JONES, And several of the leading Amateur Vocalists of the neighbourhood will appear. West of England Loan Office. Established 1856. .> MONEY. NO sureties required. Cash advanced in sums of £ 10 and upwards to Farmers, Contractors, House- holders, Innkeepers, Tradesmen and others, on their own security, repayable by easy instalments. Distance no object. AGENTS FOE PONTYPOOL MESSRS. PHILPOT & WINGFIELD, Auctioneers, Market House Chambers. To be Let, FT the early part of June, the DWELLING-HOUSE, Garden, and Appurtenances now in the occupation of Mr FRANCIS MORGAN, of Trosnant.—For full particu- lars apply on the premises. "|_I ARYEY & Co., havinir made very large abJe 40 compete with any Firm or Co- "V? the same time offer the pablM urasual terms. 6 per Cent discount on every purchase over t? YE p?y /Tea^ attention to our COITUMK and Departments, ocsenaout some hundreds from our own form of Self-Measurement. Never having one returned. SILKS at old pnce8,VKLv^K«NS.CA8HKEB«r&urfAr famed MXRINOES at 52/- OAUCOM, SHXKTXSOS, FLAK- CAKPKTS, B&AVKKTB &o,, &c. Patterns free. All Order* "rSSJwvxr attention to Post Orders or Telegrams. Lambeth House, Westminster Bridge. London. THE QUEEN's LAUNDRESS SAYS THE G LEN FIE L D STARCH 4 IS THE B E S T SHE EVER USED. fflHE ALLIANCE SOCIETY, 51, Moorgate Street, London, E.C. J° S'VESTOBS: 6 per Cent Interest Bonuses h Drawings To BORROWERS: Advances free of Interest. » Prospectus on application. A. R. WORXALD, Actuary. B. R. WILDE, Secretary. AGENTS WANTED. LONDON and SOUTH AFRICAN BANK (Incorporated by Koyal Charter 1880). 10, KINO WIIJUAK STEKBT, LONDOK, fc.C. 000 ISSUES LETTERS of CREDIT and DRAFTS on its Branches at Port Elizabeth, Gtrahams- town, Cape-town, Durban (Natal). Bills negooiatedand sent for collection, ana all Banking business transacted. Interest at 5 per cent, per annum (payable half-yearly) allowed on Deposits fired for X2 months or longer periods. MILNER's SAFES, Best and Cheapest XTX- SAFEGUARD against FIRE and THIEVES. Phoenix Safe Works. Liverpool. WALKER's CRYSTAL CASE WATCHES. » » are superseding all others. Prize Medals, London, 1862 Paris 1867. Silver from £8 as. Gold fromE6 Os. 88.CornhiU, E.C. 2S0,Regent-st.,W. &76,Strand, W.C. Descriptive Pamphlet free. 1 OOOPATTERNSof NEWSiLES I Wft VFV/Vf or Dress Soods post free. « *W SILKS from I to SO Gs. Fancy Dresses 7/8 to 5 Of. Tradt Write to D. NICHOLSON & Co., 60 to 68, St. Paul's Mark Church Yard, London, E.O. Established lIUS. SILKS and DRESSES from LONDON. PATTERNS SENT FREE. RICHEST BLACK. COLORED and FANCY SILKS From a/0 per yard. 100 New Washing Fabrics from 6d. yd. 100 New Textile Fabrics from 6d. yd. 100 New Black Fabrics from 6d. yd. BAKER & CRISP, 198, Regent Street. London. W. ROYAL DEVON SERGE for LADIES' -*L*' DRESSES woven of pure wool only for SPRING and SUMMER WEAR. The Court Circular, Myra's Journal, The UiUier.tf wto'i n-f Vif *4, est, the most durable. Prioes from 1/3 per yard! Send for Patterns direct to the FACTORS, SPEARMAN & SPEARMAN. PLYMOUTH. IT IS ALSO WOVEN FOR BOYS' HARD WEAR-& -GENTLEMIEWii SUITS WALTER TRUEFITT'S, 1, New Bond » v Street, London. Hair in all the newest styles as worn in London and Paris, Blaok, Brown and Golden Dyes, Kalo- trikos the best dressing for the Hair, Astringent Lotion stops Its falling. Semperviveus is the best Restorer. Gentlemen's Hats, &c. Best Articles at moderate prices. FTRUNKS and PORTMANTEAUS. J- HARROW & SON, Old Bond St., London, is a reliable House, Appletmi's Guide, lffflv Illustrated Catalogue post free. TO GEND 30/- for 1 dozen Millinery Bonnets 'V also 9/- for 1 doz. Childrens' Straw Hats trimmed in all colours. Dress Caps kept in stook from 5/- to 60/- per doaen. ^'irtains. Antimacassars, Flowers. leathers, Ribbons, Chenille, and w *'or Milliner]- purposes. W.COri'ONH Weekday Cross, N ottm$ham (^ORDERS (Rolled & kvettedfCASTlNGS, oJT & GUILDERS'IRONMONGERY. Chas. Williama & Co.. 90, Cennon St., London. {desigBgygg- "PLANT & MACHINERY SUPPLY ASSOCIATION (Limited). 4 Manufacturers, Farmers, &c., supplied with Machinery ana Implements for their Business under an improved PURCHASE HIRB SYSTBM of easy payments extending over 1,8, or 3 years. Particulars and opinions of the Press post free. Head Offices, 62 & 53, Great Western Arcade. BirmlngfaMk To FARMERS, AGRICULTURISTS, SHEPHERDS, tea. Foot Rot Ie Lameness in Sheep effectually cured by the use of BAGSHAW'S FOOT ROT DRESSING. Sold in Bottles 2/6 and 3/6 eaoh, sufficient for 40 or 70 Sheep, as originally made by JOHN BAGSHAW, Belstead. Sole Proprietors and Manufacturers, (XRIMWADE, RIDLEY & CO., Wholesale Druggists, IPSWICH. To whom applications for Agencies must be made. I!k STEAMSHIP SHARES.—a:s an invest. S ment.—Messrs. HUNTLEY, BERNER & Co. Steamhi.p and Share Brokers, West Hartlepool, have for DISPOSAL SHARES in some first-class STEAMSHIP8. It is well known that such vessels owned in the North of England are a capital investment, & that dividends ranging from 12 to 25 per cent, per ann. have been returned for the holders of the sama. Such steamships being insured, the investors have no risk in laying put Capital in such prope i-ty, & by the simplicity of registration in th> Custom House atitle of unqualified security isobtained. gTEAM ENGINES for ALL PURPOSES The WIGZ ELL& HALSEY "Improved Patent. OFFICES, 82. MARK LANE, LONDON, E.C. WHY Pay Retail Prices for JEWELLERY aZ r.ou can buyat wholesale prioes P Silvar Geneva^ 25/ English Levers warranted, 80/ Hunters, 95/ Ladies Gold Genevas from 66/ Ladie? Gold Levers, £ 8 10e^c £ 10, gents' Gold Levers, £ IO 10s., Hunting Cases, £ 12. Wedding Rm £ 8, Keepers, Diamond Rings. Pins, Brooches, Ear-rings, Chains, Seals, Keys, &c. Guns by the best Makers, 8addlery or any goods of Birmingham manufacture can also be obtained Country orders must enclose remittance or give two good references. Any goods not approved will be exchanged if uninjured. H. HUTCHINSON & SONS, Cambirdge Crescent, Birmingham. 31ONEY on EASt TERMS. £10 to £ 2,000 to Male or Female in Town or Country, on note of hand. Stock in Trade, Oops, Farm Stock, to assist persons into Busi- ness, Furniture without removal or Dubliciity, also on deposit of Deeds, Bonds, Shares, Revevsiuns, Freehold and Leaseholds at 5 per Cent. interest. No sureties, fees or law costs. Distance no object. N. Jj.—'i'his being a genuine (Established lo7U) for all Mercantile and other Monetary transactions, Borrowers will do well to at one# write or consult Mr. H. 106, Strand, Landon. Jf by letter, state amount required; HE R T S R E novo Instantaneously deans Kid Gloves, Silk, Velvet, Furs, &c., &e., also Lace Goods, without unpleasant odour, Entirely supersedes Benzine and all Fluids. For sale by all Chomists, Drapers and Perfumers (prioe 6d., 1. aid 2/- per box), or 01 Herts & Co.. 43.V. Store Street,, Bedford Square, Lonuon. BEWARE OF SPURIOUS IMITATIONS. Til REE MAN s BAKING PO WIDER. X! Trade [TRY IT.] Mark. This Article on merit has gained universal approval and induced many Imitationg-Every genuine packe- signeft (W. G. Freeman). FRLE, IIAN & HILDYARD, Manufacturers, Dover Hoard. Borough* ionjion. Also kept in Stock by every l.ondonJV\Tic>l^aie House. TTSB EN O's FR IT IT. SAL T. (Prepared from sound ripe Fruit). It is the best preventive and cure for Biiiousiess, ^ic» Headache, Skin JEruntions, Impure Biooc?, 1 unpins Face, G-iddiness, Fcverishnea*, Mental Depression, _\v ant Face, Giddiness, Fcverishnea*, Mental, Depression, _\v ant of Appetite, Bournes* of the Stomach, Constipation. Voiait- jrig, Thirst. &c., and to remove the effec-s of Errors ol Eating and Drinking'- Price 2/9 an- S^Ul bv aii Chemists. — JOHN D'ARCY dT SON, Brewers of J)'A-ILCY PORTER and STOUT. ANCHOR Bubwtoy, DUBLIN. t (largest Brewery in Ireland but one). Purchasing: Agents required in all townainwuich there are none PACKET TEX! PACKET RPFA 1 1 -t- AUEXT8 WANTED ill all parti) of the Kingdom for the sale of the FOO CHOW Fijo OOM PAN TEA. Admitted by Connoisseurs to be tbe best. Wholesale at the Company s Warehouses, 20, Lime dtreet^London. E.C. SlE W, A. BOSS & C O. B LIGHTHOUSE COLZA OIL FOR MODERATOR AND OTH3S LAMP3. Merchants & Itelinei-s of all kinds of Burning & Lubricating yds PaIGE LIST Eskjs ON APPHCAI'IOV.. Ofliocs,66, Upper Thames Street, Lomion, B.C. ^IHEAF JE WELL KRYi—ShoukeiMiers will V_7 find best assortment & lowest prices at itlLIJK'JTON's, 12, Houndsditch, London. Cloe.ks.Watciies, Cutlery, Coml»,dpeo- ta'cles,Pens, Pipes,Purses. Catalogues free. Ksi^i. lrt.*)T. Caahouly. Post free for Five Stamps from MIL G. t CONGREVE, PEOKFA:j, LONDON. T 110 N3, "CONSUIPT ION, ITS OXLY SUCOESSJJ'ULI TREATilENT, [Xeie K<ntioii\ttiU many Interesting Coses of Onre." J-OIIN DIITCIFELL, the Inventor of PBESS-TOOLS for the Manufacture of STEEL PENS. lO Esk blished 1822. MAKER to the QUE EN. Steel pens for all writers.—London Depot, No. 118, Cheapside, Works—Xewhall Street, Rirminfrham. I^HEAP GARDEN NETTING.—Good V_^ Taiinwd Netting for Fruit Trees, Strawberry Beds. &c.. Cheapest in Britain, 63'- per cwt., or less than one naJI- pepny per snuare yard. Terms ('ash. JOHN WOODWARD, High Street. Pitteuween. Fife, N.B. "rnHEY ARKTHE BEST we EVKK TRIED." Public ()>>inion. *rhQy oome as a boon and a b'esMHrTt0 men, Tly* Pickwick, tha Owl and the Waverley '•They area standard. The HINDOO Cd. and It- Specimen n()x(>, by Post. Patent^* Hjniv Sn., gdjubuygh.^ Sold jKveryy^t% WI. POTTER HAS received 8 lar?e quantity of MILLINERY BONNETS for Whitsuntide from 2s lid upwards handsome and cheap. Also, a lot of STRAW HATS, BONNETS, FLOWERS, FEATHERS, &c. May, 1877. Wanted, A GENERAL SERVANT, of good character. Wages £ 8.—Apply at 3, Upton Place, Maindee, Newport Wanted, A FARM BAILIFF, without incumbrance; must understand horses well.—Apply to W. E. Thomas, Cefn Crib Colliery, near Pontypool, Mon. Wanted Immediately, A PPRENTICES and IMPROVERS in the D&sand XX Mantle Making Business.—Apply to M* XJUNN, Clarence-atreet, Pontypool. N.B.—Mrs Gunn, having jusj returned from-Loudon u prepared to execute all orders in the latest fashions for the present season. •' For Sale, « •A MXMAaOLE; -Pri«0,-Jstlj R. £ 1. H0t>W», Oadley-place, For Sale, A CART suitable for a Fanner or Haulier, Apply to JONES & SUMPTION, Pontypool Brewery. Furnished Apartments to Let, A SITTING-ROOM AND BEDROOM, or TWO A BEDROOMS if required.—Apply to Mrs CHARLES, Milliner, Dress, and Mantle Maker, Clarence-street, Pontypool.—Apprentices Wanted to the Millinery, Dress. and Mantle Making. Pontypool.—To be Let, A f!REE FULL-LICENSED INN, in tbe main £ r i ,ong fare °t the town, now doing a good trade. Death of proprietor cause of leaving. T „.ai lcH,lars may be known on application to Mr G. Jolline, Lrane-street, Pontypool. ) To Contractors and Others. TE^?E5Lre<luired for the Erection of a VILLA f i ENCE near the Primitive Methodist ]fW Church, Pontypool.-Plana attd specifications to be seen at the offices of Messrs Jee and Daniel, Market House Chambers, Pontypoel, on and after the 23rd instant.— Tenders to be sent to Mr David Jones, Grocer, Ponty- moile, on or before the 10th June next.—The lowest or any other tender will not necessarily be accepted. Notice is Hereby Given, THAT the Business of Horse-Slaugbterer, heretofore carried on at Matnhilad by WILLIAM PANNIERS, now deceased, will in future be carried on in the same place by me as Executor of the Estate of the late WILLIAM PANNIEES iiaij- WILLIAM PANNIERS. »* 1877, West Hide, Hereford. WILLIAM PANNIERS, Deceased. Persons having any CLAIMS against tbe Estate F F E WILI,IAM PANNIBBS, deceased, are ie- questea to forward particulars of the same to U3 on or before the 26th instant; and all persons indebted to the same Estate are requested to pay the amounts of such debts to us forthwith. „ EDMD. B. EDWARDS & SON. J.own Hall, Pontypool. May 9th, 1877. William Gowland Golding, I deceased. Pursuant to an Act of Parliament made and I passed in the 22nd and 23rdyears of the reign of Her present Majesty, cap. 35, intitled, 1, An Act to further amend the Law of Properly and to relieve Trustees,n A NOTICE IS HEREBY GIYEN, that all Creditors and Persons having any CLAIMS or DEMANDS upon or against the Estate of WILLIAM GOWLAND GOLDING, late of Commercial-street, Pontypool, in the County of Monmouth, Watchmaker and Jeweller, de. ceased (who died on the 22nd day of March last, and Letters of Administration to whose Estate and Effects were granted to GEORGE GOWLAND GOLDING, of Burn- ham, in the County of Somerset, Gentleman, out of the Principal Registry of the Probate Division of Her Majesty's High Ceurt of Justice on the 23rd day of April, 1877), are hereby required to send in particulars of their Claims and Demands to the said GEORGE Gow- LAND GOLDING, or to us, the undersigned, on or before the 6th dav of July next. And NOTICE IS HEREBY ALSO GIVEN, that after that day the said Adminis- trator will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of whieh the said Admin'strator shall then have had notice, and that be will not be liable for the assets or any part thereof so distributed to any person ot whose debt or claim he shall not then have had notice. Dated this 14th day of May, 1877- A Y GREENWAY & BYTHEWAY Solicitors for the said GEORGE GOWLAND GOLDING, the said Administrator. USTmO, Nets. Netting for FISHING, .'CLEANLINESS." W. G. Y'I!I Refined frti*. bJ*A.OK mad in BLOCK, for poUshxngstorea, and all of Ironwork equal to burnished stew# without waste or dost.. Sold everywhere by all Shop*?*™ M., ad, and 4d. Blocks, nn* V'Box< -Atk for W. O. NIXEY'YBLACK LEAD that yon have it. 11 Soho Square. Londoiii iH, ^-V-—Th*re ar« nereraliS^^gna. go DAT WATET^rtEl(5HlM VAOEIHIS. TTTPTNa SYSTEM. t™ y. VlI,COCKSj^]^!yet. BATH. T. AMPLOU GHa TyrETIC S333NE agreea¥e an?efflo»eion8inand curing •jrrap.isaapecifloingoat & HolbonSwnTO Cotohst^OLBST^SSA;— gRONCHITIS. and NEURALGIA. testimonials from ^ineatph^j^jg aooon«>Miy eaeh bottle. t.d. from eminent,Fany each bottle. I consider It 8°°tlaad- |old^boUle^l/l| 2/9 & by eil Ohemista. Sols Mann- faeturer. J. T. D 30 At. Russell-at., London.W-OL K.AYE'8 —^ THE BIBI WORSDELL-8 ■ ■TT.T.g system. &° to the root of disease, XT and restore health. Establish^ -1 60 years. Of all Chemists. CURED^ NZNVXANIS improved pure EXTRACT of MALT Pre- Kentish^Malt, being non-fermented and rn bot|tles at 1/9. a ^mple h^lf-dozen 1O/0 £ o5?fTR OffloS, I«- Strand, London W.a in London- 0°untrr ana the Continent. Paralysis, &o. 54L8E'« Extraordinary Onres by means of Paralysig. Debility. IOM of Mnscular Power, S5,^??v«T»/ leef,tion, fiver OompJfjnts, Sleeplessness, &o. Bend 8 or 6 stamps t,0 Mr! Hal^, <0. Addison Rd.. K««in.g Post Free Six fenny Stamps. A DVICE AND INSTRUCTIONS fob THE INVALID in SEARCH of HEALTH. ?SSra^ia'ITTY>re™e^e8 ioT MELANCHOLIA, Kervons PEaired Dieestion, &o., &c., their speeds Allevxataon and Oura by a new and simple process. J. WILLIAMS. T> \fy 22. ManschAl Street, Aberdftfm. NP CATCThPEiTNY.—If you desire •T" to make 30A per week easily and honestly, enclose 10 J. WILBY/iTown^HaS ^meli_^foneyretnrned if requested. ALL TEA DWEEBS W TT Q SSfffi Vinmmi WILLIAM JAY, 83 4k 38, MINORIES, per next post a sample valm Twopence, and^ informatinn worth many Pounds a-year. RELlANClE ADVANCE COMPANY make ADVANCES from £ O to oT1 or publicity to either Sex upon note of S^nta llS?'i,^rn^ure without removal, stock, plant, imple- iSMOf^pHlSfiSTS. Billingr-g Patent ^V^hp[l^r<«L?Cvp'ta'' Gfrosvenor liotel^A 80,000 elsewhere su°ces8. Price 1O/0 eaSfc Prospectus sent os application. J. Tvr.in. nn t Wood St.,Westminster. LnniV.^ d'i'Elff ll'K ilrf, HOtlK'W ks i'ATEJN^ D BALANCED HIGH-SPEED ENGINES. The beet and cheapest small steam engines made-^34^ 30 power: 4 h.p., £ 16; 8, £ 22: 12, sS* itfci feed pumps extat; moderate- Veryeoono JOHN BOURNE venom X AU kinds of Iron Hurdles, OonttanTOs^^omg R^d and Entrance Qates. Mannfaetured by BAYLIS3, JONBB and BAYLISS, Victoria Works, Wolverhampton, and &■ Crooked Lane. King William Stra^. I^ndMi. Catalogues free on apghcation. jQ-UNS! BRBECH&JtftrZZLEJjQADEBS.RlPLES, %3T&e.Catalotroes Tree. J. P.CARB-PQ"dag St..Huddersfleld inilAMPAGNE CYDERr Lime Juice Cor- M. J £ v VTVIM 4 TJ TTPIVTJISY & SON| AGBKTS for sale of the above, all prize articles, of dgmawd^Pam- phlet on applioation. Joiner 9t-^°oIe^ ^c~— ESTABLISHED 1850. I THE PONTYPOOL I General Furnishing &Bedding I WAREHOUSE, Clarence-street, Pontypool, AND (BRANCH) 95, BROAD-STREET, BLAENAFON. OHN BEVAN, in soliciting the patronage of the inhabitants of this district, undertakes to supply Articles of the Best Quality, at Lowest Prices. Goods Delivered Free of Charge per Spring Cart; and any not approved of may be returned forthwith. Agent for tits Singer," "Challange," "Eureka," and Angenoria" Sewing Machines. A great variety of every description of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, HARDWARE &c. SEEDS! JOHN KNIPE & SON, SEED, CORN, & PROVISION MERCHANTS, p Crane-street, Pontypool, BEG to announce that they have just received a LARGE ASSORTMENT of GARDEN", FLOWBB. .U and AGRICULTURAL SEEDS which they can confidently recommend. Seed Wheat, Barley, Oats. Spring Vetches ,Clovers, Grasses, Early Seed Potatoes, dec. of IfefiflHflTn BEWARE 0F WORTHLESS ■W.lUMlUkll IMITATIONS OF RECKITTS PARIS BLUE ■jmi PRINCESS OF ^AIJSS ° AJ&* PPC^^I^oV^DIIfBURQH. AGENTS REQUIRED In every Town and Village throughout the United Kingdom, to represent THE GOVERNMENT SECURITY FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, Limited. A Liberal CmmiBion will be allowed, whereby energetic Agents may be enabled to secure a good addition to their income. Applications to be addressed to the Secretary, JOHN J. BLAKE. 164, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C. Cricketing Goods, Fishing Tackle, A RCHERY, CROQUET, BADMINTON, and all XX out-door games may be obtained at H. Fox's, flair-dresser and Wholesale and Retail Tobacconist, Commercial-street, Pontypool. Tickets for Fishing in the Usk. NERV(JUS DEBILITY.-GRATIS, a MEDICAL WORK, showing sufferers how they may be cured without the aid of quaeks. Free on receipt of postage tamp. Address, Secretary, Institute of Anatomy, Bir- mingham. B jfajVKKY KAN SIS ovnf rAIKTITB. UY LUNDY's Celebrated HOIJSEHOLD mixed ready for use. Packed in 1, 8. S. 4, 8, 6 Tins which can be opened with ^e flnger ana thomo wndclosed again. Drj-. hard and dossy within affhthoure. Tlie popularity of these Paints have induced many infmor tmitationa, noue of which will bear any comparison, it is necessary that every Purchaser should see that on every 1m is stamped "John J. Lundy & C. Iieith," as some RetftUers I otherwise give the common limitations, which they are induced to keep merely that they get it cheeper, and reap more profit. Sold by all Druggists. Gfroccrs and Ironmongers. ACCIDENT INSURANCE company (Limited), No. 7, Bank Buildings, London, E.C. GKHF.RAX ACCTDEJITB. I PCBSOKAL ISJURIBS. IUILWAT ACCXBEHTS. I DEATH ET ACCTDRSTS. 0. HARDING. Manager. THE FREEHOLD PROPERTY INVESTMENT ASSOCIATION (Limited). Offices,, 13, Ooleman Street, Dank. I/>nd(m. E.O. Bankers, National Provin ci 1 Bftnk of Ea»H^.d, Rif-ljopsgateSt. Qipttal £ 100,000. :r.Trji £ f9 each. IntjerfruBivylen ris of £ per .Out* The otjects of the Association arafi— L—To secure a profitable return teJBhareholden by making advanoes on freehold securities only. 2.—To secure to persons having money to deposit ready and safe mode of doing so at a uniform rate of interest. &-To assist the acquisition of freehold property by instal- inent payments. extending over a terxn of years. Beoretnrr. J. H. EDMONDS. THE REAL PROPERTY THU ST, Limited, 10, Regent St., London, S.W. Capital £ 1,000,000. In- vests exclusively in Real Estate. Receives DEPOSITS at 31 to 6 ver Cent, per Annum, ft offers special advantages to theW ork- iheClasses. Pamphlet with full details, gratis and post free. Influential Agents Wanied- Terms & particulars on application. TTirT~E_S_T O V E L T I B S. Jji PARISIAN JCANTIJES AT WHOLESALB PRICKS. PARISIAN JtlLLINBRT AT WHOLBSALB PBIOBS. PARISIAN PMOTS. JSraty description of Goods at WHOLESALB PRICES. Pattern* post free from .TAMES SPENCE & CO., Wholesale Drapers, Sits., fll.TT, T8-& 79 ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD, Lpynnv. K.C. ALBERT CRAPE, one fold of the new Patent ALBERT CRAPE is as thick M two folds of the old ke, is much cheaper 6, wean better. Sold by all Drapers. ifrUNERAL Robes, &c.—Newest Styl68,Best X- Value. Flannel and Cambric Frillings ft Cofen Linin™. Qoffln Cloifca Raizes. Waddings, ftp. W. CLARKP. OoventiT. ITiF^jxsT^oMCE.-jr^Geirtiiissi have now ready their extensive assortment of New Spring an<i Kwr G^Xwnsistingof ^n« in rfia^fnaK Cheeks. Meltons, ftc.. ftc., for fjock Coats, Business Coats and Suits, ai&o a large assortment of for their famous Lesnsters for Spring & 9 P. te"is of Fancy Angolas, Cheese, Scotch Cheviots and stripes for our 18/. TroWierg. A. variety of each sent post free with plates of fashion and oardaflw Self-Measurements on application to B. eUBnT jlanager i5A 542 ft New Oxford Street, London,W.O. ~trNP^t.T.KLED FINE ART DI8TRIBUTIONr~ 1 d GUINEAS for 15 SHILLINGS and lU GUINEA PRIZE GRATIS to all. munificent Engravings by Turner, R.A., A^sdell, R.A.. and BonvSrRA. sSe 30 by 22 (genuine impressions from the 8^Pi^sU>ublisW Ten Guineas the Set. BufflU to ft^-rH.hanv Dining or Drawing Room, sent securely ^Jd o^^pToyf 10s„ tSgether with a Guinea Prize.. Onl fe«avine^nd a Oonpon for Guinea Pnie free on receipt ot 2rtO^Ajf<^nrs address JAS. DKXTBR, Secretory, Art Union. PATTIi JTTRRA"RD*S FinG Art Galleries, 170, Fleet-st., lx>ndonf where S^on vie^Estd.iO y ear^ Prospectus one stamp.' BIETHDATW WBDI)INa PRESENT. mHE NEW I—ED ALBUM, LB PENDANT DU PARTERRE. (Oompanion to the Parterre), HAVING 18 DIFFERENT COLOURED DESIGNS. Quarto site, bound in Russia and Morocco. A HANDSOME PRE8ENT. To be obtained of the Principal Stationers and Booksellers. Eaoh Book stamped, Registered with the Publishm, initials T. J. S. & Co. 't^NGRAVINGSTCHROMOS. Photographs. -JLi &c. B. BROOKS & SONS, Carvers, Gildere ft Publirtiers, 17L Strand, Corner of Surrey Street. The Cheapest House In London. Established 1750. FINEST" I'EAS'.] X^ROM ALBERT A. DEAN AND CO.. J2 41. Ladgate Hill, London. Choioest gfrovths of the Season in China an A India, in 4 5» 6 ana 8 lb. Canisters, Chests, Half Chests or Caddies. Price list of <^odf of *11 I J ^^t^e A^aMo'n kinds, free on application, j jvjven w)l0n reiiuired for Cash Carriage free on £2 worth and upwards. IFFIC -i-D -SSING B JTA Despatch Boxes, Tourists' Writing Oases. Jewel Oases, Writing Desks, Seissort, Razors, Table Knives, the Magic ltazor Strop & Paste, at Mechi's, 112, Kegent St., W. Catalogues free. THE SOCIETY OP ARTS. ONE SHILLING MOIST COLOUR BOX. Unadulterated Pigments. Jikk'i'l fck BASISE & Co.. 60, Recent Street, London. And all Artists' Colourmen. ana Stationers. » mHE "Every-Day" DINNElTSERVICE. JL Set for 13. £ 4 16s. A marvel of good taste, economy and indestructibility. Toughened Gbtss in great variety. Priccs and patterns free by post. JOHN JIORTLOOK, 203 it 2*i 1. Oxfnrd Blareet, 30 &31, Orchard StreeG, Portman Square, I»ndon, W. ^URNITURE;CARPETS, &C. Brussels. 2m J«- 2/9, 8/3 & best 3/11, none higher or better. Tapestry do., 1/10t, £ 30.000 of Furniture, Bedsteads and Beildins at vcry reduced prices. All Goods warranted, and daivcred free to any Railway Station.—WW. WAINE, Wholesale, Export and General Furnishine WarehouHeman. 131 to 139, Newington Butts, London. New Illustrated Priced List Gratis. BRASS,REED, STRING, a DRUM i FIFE BANDS, PIANOPORTKS and HARMONIUMS at Wholesale Prices at J. MOORE'S. Buxton Rd., Huddersfield. Prices with drawings of every Instrument post free. Music for any kindof Band. Patronisedby the Array, Navy, & Rifle Corps. Second-hand Instruments bought orenin Exchange. BRADFORD'S Patent VOWEX" WASHING MACHINES. Wringers, Mangles, Laundry Fittings, &c. CATALOGUES free by post. 140, HI, 142 & 143, High Hoibom, London. Oreecentjlron Works, ilanohester, & 130, Bold St., Liverpool. fflHE SOUTHWARD LEAD & GLASS Co, J-ROSK ALLEY WAEEHOI-SBS, PARK ST., LONDON, S.E. LOWEST CASH PRICES to the Trade for Sheet Lead and Pipe. Sheet Zino, Tin. Selder, British and Fore gn <41ass, White Lead, ODs. Colours. Varnishes. Plumbers' Braes Work. Wrought Iron Tubing, Rain Water Castings, &c. Prices Current on application. XISKOLLTE fcOOFItta 3?ET^ ON* Pwrarr per square foot. r^RO(JGON & Co, MANUFACTURERS 42, Upper Thames Street, London, 59, George Square, Glasgow. Goree Piazzas. I-iverpool, OHURCHESSCHOOLS k ROOFB, Eret'ted by CROGGON and Co., 4J, Upper Thames Street, I.ondon. 60, George Square, Glasgow. i, Goree Piazzas, Liverpool. mBEnTMFYIttG SILICATITAHTTS, JL PROTECT IRON from CORROSION; WOOD from DKCAY. DO NOT BLISTER, ARB Nou-PoisoNetrs, BRILLIANT, DCRABLB, BCONOMICAL. For HOUSE, SHIP and GENERAL USE. Manufactured in all Colours bv the 011. X CAU PAINT COMPANY, LI VKRPOOL. AMF HOUSES, DAHP~CfiURCl £ s, JLF &o, CANBE CURED CHEAPLY & THOROUGHLY by the PETRIFYING LIQUID Manufactured Transparent or in Colnurs, only by the LIVERPOOL SILICATE PAINT COMPANY, who are also the Sole Manufacturers of the Petrifying Silicate i'aint. XpDWARD PlNE^s 1)ELICACIES 1 J ABS THB BEST. BUT OP ALL QROCCES. JanxS, JePiee, Marmalade, Pickles, Sauces, Bloater Paste, &c. I^LARXE's Pyramid Tood Waiters, 3/6. 51. & Q'. Clarke's Pyramid Nigljt Limits for heating Olarlre'B Fpod Warmers- Soldevery wheae Worbs, 110. Albany St., X.W. | PANTEG & LLANFKECHPA PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY, GRIFFITHSTOWN, PONTYPOOL. TRUSTEES. (For the purposes authorized by the Act of Pnrlin•>» and 38 Vict., c. 42, s. 25 and 28.1 arltament> 3' Sampson Copestake, Esq. | John S. Cousins F«n M R> Edward James Phillips, Esq. William Collins' Ksn Wm. H. Osborne-Taylor, Esq. | Alfred A. Williarof Eso DIRECTORS. H' r.r,A Wiil8i'a^mT^n Chairman of Directors. Mr Jabes? Jacob Cwmbran'' MC^yn' ice-Chairnjan- iJ; «?ss- S Vfsrasssr iJ T" Panteg Sampson M cat!l'er> Coedygric Edward James Philips, Esq Mr J, Goodenough, Panteg1 Wm. H. Osborof-Taylor, Esq Mr C. Lawrence, PoDtymoil William Collivs, Eflq Mr P. Chapman, Pontnewynydd Mr W.H. Rosser, Pontymoile Mr W. H. Pratt, Llanvrechva Mr W. Jacob, Grifflthstown BANKERS. The West of England and South Wales District Banking Co. SOLICITORS. Mewre E. B. Edwards & Son. Solicitors, Postypeol, SURVIVORS. Mr Ernest Deacon, Pontypool. Mr Roberts, gw, SECRETARY. J Mr B. H. Madge, Patkeg SteelWOtkf. TREASURER. • Mr 'C\"i!:iam Collins, Pcatg>j8ifc^jc; J. borrow tnonov repayable by moai&ljripstalro^nts, to purchase or build houses^r^ieem or to accumulate monthly 6ubscnptfdin inte- rest. Profits to be divided among advanced as wfel as wn- adranced shareholders. rest. Profits to be divided among P-dvanced as wfel as an- advanced shareholders. Subscriptions on unadvanced shares, 8s per month. Half and quarter shares may be taken. Paid-upshareg: which are repayable at three months' notfffe, either from the members or the Society, are issued, bearing interest |at the rate of 5 per cent, per annum, receivable half- I yearly. MONEY NOW READY TO ADVANCE. For further information, rules, &0., apply to the SECRETARY or the following Agents Mr W. P. THOMAS, Bridge Shop, Pontnewydd. Mr Jambs BROWN, 54, King-street, Blaenafon.' GREAT REDUCTION IN PROVISIONS At T. PROSSER'S | ♦ Crane-street, Pontypool. NOW FOR HAMS, BACON, CHEESE, LARD, SALT AND FRESH BUTTERS, FRESH EGGS. TEAS, COFFEES. SUGARS, at a Great Reduction. JAMS, JELLIES, PICKLES, SAUCES, Ot all descriptions. Currants, Raisins, Nuts, Figs, Plums, Cakes of Good Assortments. Candles, Soaps, Soda, Starch, Blue, &c. An Immense Sale of the above at unquestionably LOW PRICES. 1 1 I i I Pickwick and Waverley Pens. THESE Pens are rapidly superseding all others, being .i. adapted for every style and variety of writing. Sold at the office of the PONTYFOOL FREE PRESS. Is per Box Is 2d per Post. -resent- Past & Present, a Present I for the Absent. Price 3s., And may be had at the FREE PRESS Pp.IKTING OFFICE, or of the BOOKSELLERS, LOCAL REGISTER; OR, I othrlnMlnBJl of |3onf]|pool AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD. CONTAINING PONTYPOOL AND THE BANBURY FAWIL1 (WITH PEDIGREE HISTORY OF THE GREAT STRIKE AND LOCK-OUT OF 1875; IAXD ALL THE INFORMATION KNOWN RELATIVE TC j THE TOWN AND DISTRICT. I ZION BAPTIST CHAPEL, PONTYPOOL. I ANNIVERSARY SERVICES will be held on I A SUNDAY. May 20th, 1877, when the Ray A. J. PARRY, of Cloughfold, near Manchester, will preach- I in the Morning at Eleven, Afternoon at Three, Evening at Six o'clock. I Collections in aid of the Chapel Funds. I Snatchwood School room. I TEA, TUNE, AND TALK, ON Thursday, the 24th of May, 1877, at 5 o'clock. Tickets, Is. each. The proceeds to be given to the St. Luke's Church Building Fund. NOTIOE OF RENO VAL. E. EVANS -& SON, Coach Builders & Wheelwrights, A BEG to inform the Nobility, Gentry, and Public im general that they have Removed from Llanorer, near Abergavenny, to more Commodious Premises at Penperllenny, Goytrey, near where tkef hope, with strict attention to all order* entrusted to them, together with good workmanship and best mate- rials, to merit a share of the-public patronage. E. E. & Son also retorn. their thanks for all put favours, and remain, vour obedient servants, E. EVANS & SON, Coach Builders, Wheelwrights, &e., Penperllenny, Goytrey, near Pontypool, Mon. WHIT-MONDAY. By the kind permission of J. C. HANBCBT, Esq., A GRAND FETE & PIC-NIC Will take place in the Beautiful Grounds of PONTYPOOL PARK, On WHIT-MONDAY, May 21,1877. IN AID OF THE FUNDS OF THE HANBURY RIFLE VOLUNTEER CORJSfc The Hanbury Band, Under the leadership of Mr KINS and also THE CANADIAN RINKBRASSBAND Under fbe Leadership of Mr JETVITT, TVill be in attendance, ttidperfor;,t a select programmi of Music together frith JACOBS & POLLOCK'S STRING BAND, For Dancing, &c. A There will also be a variety of RUSTIC SPORTS, COMPERING Bicycle Racing, Foot and ilurdle Rowing, Don- key Racing, Jumping in Sacks, Archery, Ami Sally; goc. g-, < < '°>" By Profeew, R.A Prince of Wales,) Victoria Park, London. DTTRIXO THE AFTERNOON, A MONSTER BALLOON RACE And shortly afterwards An Animal Balloon Race Will take place. AND rvtifBDIATELY BEFORE THE FIREWORKS DISPLAY, A MOHTGOLHER BALLOON t 2 feet by 30 feet in circumference,J WITH MAGNESIUM LIGHT, DISCHARGING L J- N -FL^-WORKS Sufficient to illuminate the whole Park, witt ascend. AND AT THE CLOSE op THE EVENING, AND AT THE CLOsE OF THE EVENING, There will be a large Balloon with Parachute attached. The Park will be thrown open for the admission of the Public at 12 o'clock, by TtCkeú only. Admittance (by Tickets purchased on the day), at Town Entrance, 2s; at Pontytnoil Entrance, Is; Children, Half-price. Tickets will be sold, on the dav. near each Entrance; and up to and including Saturday, the 19th of May, by Mr H. HUGHES, Stationer, Pontypool; Mr H. BRAIN, Post-office, Abersychan and Mrs HANNAH REES, Post-office, Blaenafon. Tickets, for Town Entrance, if bought previous to the day will be sold at HaM~price.— Only Holder's of Town Entrance Tickets will be allowed to enter or leave the Park by that Entrance. REFRESHMENTS MAY BE HAD ON THE GROUND. RAILWAY ARRANGEMENTS. Ample provision will be made by the Railway Com- panies for the conveyance of the Public, 0 and fro. The Monmouthshire Railway Company will run Trains all day, and Late Trains at night to Newport & Blaenafon. For particulars, see Railway Company's Time Billa. Judge Lieut. O. -4. B EF AN. Starter Sergeant F. PBOB T.V. (By Order), J. F. WILLIAMS, Capt. Commanding, 5th Mon. R.V., Chairman of Committee of Management. Head Quarters, May 4th, 1877. KEMEYS FARM, PANTEG (Within li Mile of Pontypool.) AIR. JAMES GRAHAM HAS received instructions from the Executors of the iL late Mr John Williams, deceased, to offer for SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION, In convenient Lots, at the CROWN HOTEL, Pontypool, I on SATURDAY, the 26th May, 1877 (subject to condi- tions of sale to be then produced,) the whole of the GROWING GRASS Upon about 80 Acres of Land, on the above Farm, together with the GRAZING of the same Lani to Candlemas, 1878. Sole punctually at Two o'clock. Full particulars to be obtained at the offices of tiw AUCTIONEER, 67, High-street, Newport. Why Suffer? WHEN the following well-tried Remedies are a hand .— Stephens's Cough Mixture, for the speedy cure of Coughs, Colds, Asthma, &c. One Dose gives relief.-Ir Bottles, Is lid and 2s 6d each. The Blood Purifier, Stephens's Compound Fluid Extract of Sarsaparilla, Dandelion, and Quinine, cleanses the Blood from all impurities, and gives strength and energy to the constitution.—In Bottles, Is lidlOand 2s 6d each. Wigginton's Dr Moore's VAgetable Liver and Stomach Pills (prepared from the original prescription of the late eminent Physician, Dr Moore, of Usk). For nearly twenty years these Pills have been the most general Family Medicine for all persons troubled with Bilious Diaoiders, &c., in the county of Monmouth.—In Boxes, 71d, Is lid, and 2s 9d. Edwards's celebrated Worm Powders. Many children whose lives have been despaired of have been entirely restored to health and vigour by one dose of these Powders.—In Packets, Hd and Is ld, Quinine, Rhubarb, and Dandelion Pills, the great remedy for Indigestion. In Boxes, 7$d Is l^d, and 2s 9d. Stephens's Restorative Female Pills, pre- Jiared from the prescription of a celebrated London 'hysician.—In Boxes, Is l|d and 2s 9d. The above preparations are prepared only by E. STEPHENS (Dispensinq and retennary Chemist,) CLARENCE-STHFET, PONTYPOOL; ) And, to prevent counterfeits, will in future bear hit signature on the Government Stamp.