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DISPATCH OF MAILS TO AMERICA AND AUSTRALIA. The dates given are those of the mails being made Dp in London. It is recommended to post letters in tha oountry a day or two before, and to write the route on the envelope distinct from the address. AMERICA-UNITED STATES. Letters Registered toz. newspapers. Aug. 11; 16. ^d- ••• Id. 4oz. I CAN AD A. Every Thursday 2|d. ld. „ AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. Aug 17. Queensland, Victoria, New S. Wales, Tasmania (via Brindisi and Brisbane) 8d. 2d. 23 Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tas- mania(fi«Southampton) 6d. ld. „ „ Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand (via S.ampton$Melbourne) 6d. Id. „ S. Wales, Tasmania (via Brindisi and Brisbane) 8d. 2d. 23 Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tas- mania(via Southampton) Od. Id. „ „ Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand (via S.ampton !t Jfelbourtle) 6d. Id. „ „ Now South Wales, New Zealand, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania via San Fran- eitcoj 6d. Id. „ DAILY MAILS FROM PONTYPOOL. For Loodou & all paru.. ",1..0 a.m.,4.30 pm, 7.0 p.m. With Additional Stamp. 11.10 a.m.. 4.40 p.m., 7.30 p.m. MONBY ORDERS, AND SAVINGS BANK < BUSINESS. From. a.m to 5.0 P.M. TELEGRAMS. From 8.0 a.1D. to 8.0 p.m. Sundays, 8.0 a.m. to 10 a.m. TRAINS. From Crane-street Station, M. R. & 0. Co. To Blaenavon, at- I Sunday 9." ) 12.45 ) 3.45 I 6.35 1 9.0 1 10.0 I 8.45 An extra train on Saturday only at 8.15 to Abersychan. To Newport, at I Sunday 7.40 11.28 ) 2.S I 4.5i 1 7.40 1 8.8 I 5.10 An extra train on Saturday only at 3.55. An extra train on Saturday only from Newport at 1.50, ar- rive at Pontypool 2.20 and stop. From Pontypool Town Station, Trosnant. G.W.R. Oo. To Craalbk at— f Sunday | *1 J #.»S I 8-3 I 61S To PWtypool Eoad, at— I 10,3$J 1.0 1 51 ( 11.8 I 9*22 From Pontypool Road. To Heceford at— „ [ „ T.»5 f 10JO J 2.S0 | 3.40 | 6.5 | 9.44 | S.5 An extra train to Abergavenny at 11.10 a m. To Monmouth 1St- 7.44 1 nl° I U5 I 6.10 To Newport, at— M*lll.ttlia.l5|l.&0|3.45l5.25|6.15|8.40|9.13 I 11.18 I »-J8 STEAMER TO BRISTOL FROM NEWPORT. Aaff. 10, 5.15 afnoon.; Aug. 15, 8,0morn; Aug. 17, 9.45 morn TO NEWPORT FROM BRISTOL. August 14. 9.30 morning August 16, 10.15 mornin g. The Publisher will not hold himself responsible for any inaccuracies in these tables. ft The onlv DIRECT Line of Steamers to PHILADEL- 1 1 PHIA is the n AMERICAN LINE UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. t -irbe!ml ? m t I LIVERPOOL TO PiULAD^riiiA EVERY WEDNESDAY, Calling atQuEENSTo WN every Thursday First-class, full-powered Iron Steam- ships are appointed to Sail K ILLINOIS Aug. 15 INDIANA. ?,E' ,O P *LOEDCLIVB Aug. 22 SICILY Sept. LI >' OHIO Aug. 29 PENNSYLVANIA.. Sept. 1» N. Intermediate Passengers carried on voyage marked thus' The only TRANS-ATLANTIC LINE sailing under the UNITRV STATES FLAG, and carrying the American Rafts for saving life, besides the usual complement of Lifeboats and an extra number of Life Preservers. The aeoommodation 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 fc-W the Wharf of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. f: which has the whort"t- and most direct route to all K* places in the Western States. H Passengers by this Line can pass direct into the Rail- K road Cars without leaving the Landing Wharf, and Ri° under the same roof, there are REFRESHMENT ROOM, P United States Letter Box, Telegraph Office, Exchange ■ Office, and Baggage Express Office. I CABIN PASSAGE, 12 to 18 Guineas. Return Tickets, I at reduced Tates. f STEERAGE PASSAGE as low as by any other FABT ( line, including an ample supply of Provisions. Steerage Passengers are forwarded to New York or Boston with- out additional oharge.. D INTERMEDIATE PASSAGE, including Beds, Bedding, and all necessary Utensils, and separate table, £ 8 8s. Apply in Philadelphia, to Peter Wright and Sons, General Agentft, 307, Walnut-street; in Queenstown, r to N. & J. Cummins & Brothers and in Liverpool, to I RICHARDSON, SPENCE, & CO., P 17 and 19, Water-street T J. MOUGAN, Posit Olffce, Tontypo"l. THOS II. THOMAS, Hxgh-st., Tenby. JNO. THOMAS. Church-st., Tredegar LLAlNr L I NE. SHORTEST OCEAN PASSAGE lO M E RJ c A. COMPOSED OF TWENTY FIRST-CLASS ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS. SAILING D AYS-from LIVERPOOL,everyTUES- DAY and THURSDAY to CANADA, and every AL- TERNATE TUESDAY to HALIFAX and BALTI- MORE, forwarding Passengers on easy termli to all parts of CANADA and the UNITED STATES. Surgeon and Stewardesses provided free for all classes of Passengers. Passengers who secure their Tickets before leaving S home are met at the Railway Station in Liverpool by an appointed Agent of the Company, who takes charge v of them until they go on board the steamer. | XHE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT grants ASSISTED PAS- i &AQB8 by the ALLAN LINE.. A [ For Rates of Freight or Passage, apply to ALLAN f BROTHERS and Co., Alexandra Buildings, James-street, Liverpool; or to MQRG^N> Po,t0ffice, PontypooL 'Queensland. Emigration. SAILING PROM GREAT BBITA IN. | next ship for Queensland will sail from Qh»- g0W on the 20th August, and from Queenstown on the 25th August. Female Domestic ServantB free. Apply to local agent: J. R. MORGAN, Post Office, P° TSB AGENT GENERAL FOR QUEENSLAND, S2, Charing Cross, London, S.W. •TPQB. THE BLOOD IS THE LIFE. JP See Deuteronomy, chap. xii., verse »». ..mø WORLD FAMED Trade Mark,—" Blood Mixture." THE CREAT BLOOD PURIFIER & RESTORER ? SKIS DISEASES, Eruptions, Blotches, Ulcerated < 0 Sore Legs, Old Sores, Glandular Swellings, Can- cerous Ulcers, Spots, Pimp es Pustules, Boils, Carbuncles, Ringworms, Scald Heads, Sore Eves, Erysipelas, Itch, Scurfs, DrscoJoraUonsofthe t Skin, Humours and Diseases of the Skin of t whatever name or nature, are llteral,y carr,eJ ;A. out of the system in a short time by the use 01 tegg. this world-famed Medicine. FT THOUSANDS OF TESTIMONIALS FROM ALL PARTS. IMPORTANT ADVICE TO ALL.-Cleanse tbe ?T I fitiated blood whenever you find its impurities bursting through the skin in pimples, eruptions, H or Bores • cleanse it when you find it obstructed m 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- piietor solicits sufferers to give it a trial to test LARKE'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 ettect 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 House. LONDON DEPOT: 150 OXFORD STRKET. Pontypool: E. Stephens (late Haddock.) B. Ford (late Conway.) PANTEG & LLANFRECHFA PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY, GRIFFITHSTOWN, PONTYPOOL. TRUSTEES. (For the purposes authorized by the Act of Parliament, 37 and sa Vict., c. 42, s. 25 and 28.J I Sampson Copestake, Esq. I Edward James Philiips, Esq. I Wm. H. Osborne-Taylor, Esq. John S. Cousins, Esq., M.D. William Collins, Esq. Alfred A. Williams, Esq. DIRECTORS. Dr. Cousins, Cwmbran House, Chairman of Directors. A. A. Williams. Esq.. Maesderwyn, Vice-Chairman. Mr Jabez Jacob, Cwmbran Mr Frederick R. Phillips Mr W. Smith, Grifflthstown Mr D. Davies, Stafford House Mr Isaac Butler, Panteg Mr H. Feather, Coedygnc Mr J. Goodenough, Panteg Mr C. Lawrence, Pontytnoil P. Chapman, Pont newynydd Mr W. H. Pratt, Uanvrechva Mr Thos. Edwards, l'ontypool Mr J. R. Wright, Panteg Mr J. Brown, Grifflthstown Mr W. J. Rees, Swansea Sampson Copestake, Esq Mr Geo. Gorrell, Pontypool Wm. H. Osborne-Taylor, Esq William CoHins, Esq Mr W. H. Rosser, Pontymoilo Mr W. Jacob, Grifflthstown BANKERS. The West of England and South Wales District Banking Co. SOLICITORS. Messrs E. B. Edwards & Son, Solicitors, Pontypool, SURVEYORS. Mr Ernest Deacon, Pontypool. Mr Roberts, Swansea. SECRETARY. Mr B. H. Madge, Panteg Steel Works. TREASURER. Mr William Collins, Pontypool. THIS Society is established to enable members to j. borrow money repayable by monthly instalments, to purchase or build houses, redeem mortgages, &c.; or to accumulate monthly subscriptions at compound inte- lest. Profits to be divided among advanced as well as un- advanced shareholders. Subscriptions on unadvanced shares, 8s per month. Half and quarter shares may be taken. Paid-up shares, which are repayable at three months' notice, either from the members or the Society, are issued, bearing interest at the rate of 5 per cent, per annum, receivable half- yearly MONEY NOW READY TO ADVANCE. For further information, rules, &c., apply to the SECRETARY or the following Agents :— Mr W. P. THOMAS, Bridge Shop, Pontnewydd. Mr JAMES BBOWN, 54, King-street, Blaenafon. BRIDGWATER SECOND EQUITABLE PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY. Established 1852. TRUSTEES. JOHN PRIOR, Esq., Banker, Bridgwater. JOSBPH RUSCOMBB POOLB, Esq., Solicitor, Bridgwater. Head Office THE MART, Bridgwater. Shares, P,50 each. Advances from Y,100 to L5000 made upon Property, either to purchase or to pay off existing Mortgage Loans, repayable by quarterly payments. The Shares in this Society attain maturity in about 13 years; but in most other Societies, with a higher scale of payment, 14 years are required to realize their shares. The rates of payment are particularly advan- tageous to Borrowing Members. For prospcclus and all further information, apply to Mr E. H. DAVIES, Agent, Crane-street, Pontypool. West of England Loan Office. Established 1856. MONEY. NO sureties required. Cash advanced in Bums of £ 10 and upwards to Farmers, Contractors, IIouso- 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. MONEY immediately advanced to any amount from £:)0 and upwards, upon any description of security, comprising real and personal estate, fanning stock, re- versions, annuities, furniture (without removal), life poliekn, and other tangible personal Security JN o cburger made, or commission taken, and the strictest secresy will in all cases be observed. Interest, as follows, viz.:—On freehold or leaseholds from 3 per cent. per annum, per- sonal seculity from 4 per cent. per annum, other securi- ties at equally reasonable rates. Applicants are requested to apply 'in the first instance by letter, containing full particulars, in order to save unnecessary trouble, to FREDERICK HAWKINS, Esq., 9, Great Russell-street, Bloomsbury, London, W.C. Cricketing Goods, Fishing Tackle, AUCHEIIY, CROQUET, BADMINTON, and all out-door games may be obtained at H. Fox s, Hair-dresser and Wholesale and Retail Tobacconist, Commercial-street, Pontypool. Tickets for Fishing in the Usk. ANOTHER GREAT REDUCTION IN SEWING MACHINES! THE "SINGER" TREADLE MACHINE may now JL be obtained for Y,4 10s, or on the weekly hiring system, at Bevan's General Furnishing Warehouses, Clarence-street, Pontypool, Or Broad-street, Blaenafon. 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 BTO., Free by Post Two Stamps, in Envelope, TVebilitatin'g and Nervous Diseases; their JL/ CAUSE, CONSEQUENCE, SYMPTOMS, AND TREAT- MENT. m This work gives THE RESULT OF TWPNTY-BIGHT 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 the 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 Relaxaiion, &c. j viffinnrri! It isa GUIDE TO HEALTH, STRENGTH,and VIGOROLS 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 mind. Gives Instructions and Advice for the Treatment of Nervous and Physical Debility, Local IInd 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 PECULIAK TO WOMAN; 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. NOTICr,The above Medical Works will be sent direct from the Author, in on Knvelope, on the receipt of the amount in stamps. IMPORTANT TO COUNTRY INVALIDS. CONSULTATION BY CORRESPONDENCE. THE AUTHOR OF THE ABOVE WORKS X vtill, for the benefit of Country Invalids, on receiving a description of their case, send his opinion, free of charge, with advice and directions for restoration to Health. A Confidential Form of Correspondence containing Qlies. tions, qfc., to assist persons in describing their case, will a sent pot-fi ee on receiving a directed envelope. ADinU'.SH nENRY SMITH, 8. Burton-crescent, London, W. Coughs*' COUGHS COUGHS and COLDS also Consumption, Bronchitis and other atfections of the THROAT and LUNGS are quickly RELIEVED and permanently CURED by Brown's Herbal Remedies." All who suffer are requested to test the efficacy of these Medicines. Sample boltles are supplied tree of charge by all Country Agents, or can be had by post from the Proprietor. Address O. P. BROWN, 2, King-street, Covent Garden, London. Prof. Brown's "Treatise on Consumption," 44 pp., free by post. Prof. Brown's "Complete Herbalist," post free 5s.—The abova can be had of the Agent for Pontypool, E. Br FORD, Chemist, George-street. is Is IwPR. FARRY rHIS UNRIVALLED REMEDY FOR INDIGESTION, and all Stomach Disorders ha stood the test of time, and is more than ever in public favours npEbTIMONIAL—" 2, Rosslyn-terrace, Ilampstead, J. London, 20th September, 1876. My Dear Sir,-It affords me the greatest pleasure to bear Medical Testimony to the excellence of your preparation of Lime Juice and Pepsine in cases of Indigestion and other distressing affections of the Stomach. I haTe used it with the utmost success in the moet obstinate cases of Dyspepsia. I do not hesitate to recommend it as a most efficient and valuable Restorative. Eelieve me, ourij faithfully, "CHAW-KS J. P. KBNTOU, Surgeon, Secretary to the Roval Infirmary, and formerly of H.M. Ship Dreadnought." In bottles Is ld, 2s 9d, 4s 6d, and lis each, and of all Chemists, or of Roy le & Co., 67 Barbican, London, E C. Sent free to any pait of Great Britain on receipt of 33 or 54 atampe. ESTABLISHED 1850. THE PONTYPOOL General Furnishing &Bedding WAREHOUSE, ¡ Clarence-street, Pontypool, I AND (BRANCH) 95, BROAD-STREET, BLAENAFON. 1 JOHN BEVAN, Dealer in every description of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, PIANO- FORTES, HARMONIUMS, HARDWARE, &c., &c. Agent for the "Singer" and u Challenge" Sewing Machines. SINGER TREADLE MACHINES FOR £4 10s. GOODS DELIVERED PER CART FREE. AGENTS REQUIRED In every Town and Village throughout the United Kingdom, to .represent THE GOVERNMENT SECURITY FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, Limited. A Liberal Commission 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, Queeta Victoria Street, London, E. C. PONTYPOOL Horticultural Society A NNUAt FLOWER SHOW. PONTYPOOL PARK, THURSDA Y, August 16th, 1877 BAND—GRENADIER GUARDS, Under Mr DAN GODFREY. MARTIN EDWARDS, I ERNEST DEACON, For particulars see bills and schedules. WESLEYAN CHAPEL. ABERSYCHAN. RE-OPENINQ- SERVICES WILL BE HELD On Sundays, Aug. 12th, 19th, & 26th, 1877. ON SUNDAY, August 12th, the Rev. JOHN HAR- DING, of West Bromwich, will preach in the Morning at 10 30, and in the Evening at 6.—There will be an Afternoon Service at 2.30. On SUNDAY, Aug. 19th, the Rev. J. W. MARRIS, of Scarborough, will preach in the Morning at 10.30, and in the Evening at 6.—There will be an Afternoon Service at 2.30. On SUNDAY, August 26th, the Rev. J. BOULTER, of Crewe, will preach in the Morning at 10.30, and in the Evening at 6.—There will be an Afternoon Service at 2.30. -———— Collections will be made at each Service in aid of the Building Fund. TREVETHIN CHURCH. 'IVLIIS Church is CLOSED for a fortnight for repairs, 1 and will be RE-OL'ENED on SUNDAY, the 26th inst By Order, A. A. WILLIAMS, J" Churchwardens. ASDREW ,urc war ons. THE f Snatchwood School-room WILL BE Re. Opened for Divine Service On SUNDAY, AUGUST 12th, 1877, WHEN SERMONS will be preached in the Morning at 11, and Evening at half-past 6, by the Rev. W. R. THOMAS, M.A., Vicar of Abersychan. A Collection will be made after each Service towards the cost Of RePa-ii-s and Improvements. D. OWEN DAVIES, Vicar. STRAYED, I?ROM Mamhilad, on SUNDAY, August -5th, TWO DRY SHEEP, pitched with a C" within a circle, on the right side.—Whoever will give such information as will lead to their recovery will be rewarded by 'Mr U. COWLES, Star Inn, Mamhilad. Lost or Stolen, ON Thursday, August 2nd, from Grove House, Pontnewynydd, a Black-and-Tan SCOTCH SHEEP BITCH, about four or five months old; tan mark over each eye answering to the name Bell." Whoever will bring the same to W. PROSSER, Grove House, Pontnewynydd, will be rewarded; and any one detaining the same after this notice will be pro- secuted. For Sale, by Private Contract, A COPYHOLD COTTAGE and GARDEN, situate on Birch Hill, Pontypool, in the occupation of Mr Evan Evans, and THREE FREEHOLD COT- TAGES, known as The Green Tree," now in the occupation of Messrs. Willliam Phillips, Frederick Peake, and George Barnett. For particulars, apply to Mr MARTIN HARRIS, Wellington Inn, Trauch, Pontypool. CWMBRAN PLEASURE GARDENS & HOTEL, Close to the Pontnewydd Station on the Monmouthshire and Great Western Railways. rpHIS charming place of Summer Resort is BOW 1 OPEN FOR THE SEASON. THE ONLY PLACE TO SPEND A HAPPY DAY. Croquet, Cricket, Quoits, Football, and other Amusements. Workmen's Outings, Schools, and Excursion Parties arranged for on Liberal Terius. A Magnificent Display of Summer Bedding, and other I'lants. BUQUETS AND CUT FLOWEKS IN ANY QUANTITY. A first-class Pianist every evening, and the usual Quadrille Band every Tiiursaay. Late Trains on tbo Great Western leave Pontnewydd for Newport at 8.50 p.m., and for l'ontypool Road at 10.23 p.m. A DMISSION—SIXPENCE. RICHARD CLARK, PROPRIETOR. Price 3s., Aud may bo had at the FltEE PUESS FEINTING OFFICE, or of the BOOKSELLERS, LOCAL REGISTER; OR, t1. AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD. CONTAINING PONTYPOOL AND THE HANBURY FAMILY (WITH PEDIGREE;) HISTORY OF THE GREAT STRIKE AND LOCK-OUT OF 1875; AND ALL THE INFORMATION KNOWN RELATIVE TO THE TOWN AND DISTRICT. The Singer Manufacturing Co.'s Lock-Stitch SEWING MACHINES. CAUTION. BEWARE of Persons, who, having no good trade repute of their own, use our name, "SINGER," to palm off Counterfeit Machines of Inferior Con- struction and Manufacture. Every SINGER MA- CHINE has the Company's Name printed upon the Arm and impressed upon the brass Trade-mark Plate. To avoid deception, buy only at the Offices of the SINGER MANUFACTURING COMPANY (for- merly I. M- SINGZJR & Co.) I Buy no Maohine without the Co .'a Trade- Mark-Plate upon the Arm. DEPOy FOR PONTYPOOL AND NEIGHBOURHOOD I THE MARKET, J Opposite Messrs DAVIES & SANDBROOK. Letters to be addressed to H. PLANCH The Cross Pontypool. 1- USE GRAMMAR SCHOOL. | I Head Master- -It OUT. FARQ I'll A It McKEIIRO W. THE HEAD MASTER has VACANCIES for a few BOARDERS.—Terms, from 4J45 per annum in- clusive. Special Preparation for the Universities, Public Schools, Commercial Life, and all the branches of the Civil Service. Mr MCKERUOW has had eighteen years' successful experience in these branches of education. SoilOE OF REMOrf&L-, E. EVANS & SON, Coach Builders & Wheelwrights, BEG to intorqj the Nobility, Gentiy, and Public in Jj general that they have Removed from Lhinover, near Abergavenny, to more Commodious Premises at Penperllenny, (juytiey, near Pontypool, where they hope, with strict attention to all orders entrusted to them, together with good workmanship /tnd bost/^iatc- iisis, to merit a s!,iuic of tho public patr^ia^ E. E. & Son also return their thaulb far all past favours, and remain, your obedient servaots, E. EVANS & SON, Coach Builders, Wheelwrights, &c., Penperllenny, Goytrey, near Pontypool, Mon To Iron and Coal Masters, Agriculturists, Owners of Horses, and Others. ALFRED KENT, Licensed Horse Slaughterer and Manufacturer of Artificial Manures, HAYING taken to the premises, Tilbach Farm, Mamhilad, Pontypool, late in the occupation of William Panniers, deceased, will give lhull value for worn-out aud dead Horses, Cows, &e., &c., aud will fetch them away within a radius of 12 miles. ORDERS & TELEGRAMS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. N.B.-The only Licensed Horse Slaughterer in Monmouthshire and South Wales. ADDRESS—A. KENT, near Pontypool. Star Boot Warehouse, COMMERCIAL-STREET, PONTYPOOL. WM. EYANS, BOOT MANUFACTURER, begs to inform the inhabitants of Pontypool and its surrounding districts that he will COMMENCE BUSINESS at the above addrees on SATURDAY (TO-MORROW), and hopes by strict attention, combiaed with moderate charges, to merit a portion of their patronage. The ^tock consists of a very large and choice selection of Uome-Made and other Makes, which, for quality and style, cannot be surpassed. Men's Elastic Side Boots, riveted and sewed; Bal- morals ditto ditto Shooting Boots, Working Boots high and low Watertights light and strong Nailed Boots; Carpet, Leather, and Buckskin Slippets, &c., &c. Ladies' Elastic Side and Balmoral Boots, riveted and sewn, in high and low leg, Calf Elastic Side, light, leather, laced, and nailed Boots; Slippers, &c, &c. Youths' Elastic Side Balmorals Light, Nailed, M °-i ^oots > Slippers, &c., &c.—Boys and Girls' « K • » °*8',ltl' to be surpassed in price and quality. Babies' Elastic Side and laced Boots j strap Slippers, fancy and plain, in great.variety. CW Dtspoke Orders and Repaire attended to on the Sloriest Notice. NOTE THE ADDRESS— W. EVANS, Star Boot "Warehouse, Commercial Street, PONTYPOOiL, July 5, 1877. The Oldest Wholesale and Retail Provision & Family Grocery Trade, CRANE-STREET, PONTYPOOL, 1 (AND GRIFFITHS-TOWN,) ESTABLISHED 1787. DANIEL & JONES (late Herbert J ■ I)ETURN thei r sincere thanks to the Clergy, Gontry, 1.L and Public generally for the very liberal support they have received since taking the business, and whilst they respectfully solicit a eontiuuance 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 piices, and punctual attention to all orders. Good Strong Congou at Is Sd Der lb. Fine do. 2s Od „ Superior do. 2s 6d „ The Best Mocha Coffees, Sparkling Lump, Crystals, and .Demurara Sugars, Pi ime Home-cured Bacon, Chuddar, English, and American Cheese Salt and Fresh Butters; English, American, and French Flour; Beans, Oats, Bran, Barky Meal, Maize, Sharps, Jalt\ Peas, Oatmeal; Preset ved Fish, Salmon, Lobster, o ar dines Australian Beef and Mutton, in 21b., 4 lb., and (jib. Tins, at Lowest L'rices. Agents tor Huntley <5c Pabaer's Biscuits Spratt's Patent DogBiscuits, 22s. per cwt.; Worcestershire Fine Salt, Manure ditto. —H. & J. strongly recommend their 2s and 2s 6d Teas, as being of superior quality. To those who suffer from Irritation of the Scalp from Scurf, Daudriff, or loss of Hair 11. ROX'S NUTRITIVE AND SEDATIVE CREAM lis a certain remedy.—Sold by Messrs Roderick & Wood land by the Maker, H. Fox, Conypercial-st., Pontypooj' IrglillNfiriJ! BtWARE 0F WORTHLESS |gf,HlBHhMI IMITATIONS OF REOKITT'S PARIS BLUE The Genuine is used by the Laundresses of THE PRINCESS OF WALES AND 1>U0HESS OF EDIN3UBGH. IN LIQ UIDA TION. BE THE ESTATE OF CHARLES MINOR. Furniture Warehouse, Trosnant St., PONTYPOOL. I Mr. J AMES GRAHAM j BEGS to announce that he will SELL by PUBLIC I D AUCTION (without reserve), on MONDAY, August 13th, 1877, a quantity of NEW AND SECOND- HAND Household Furniture, j IRONMONGERY, AND EFFECTS, COMPRISING Book cases, chimney glasses in gilt and wood frames, walnut oval table, mahogany sofas and couches in hair and American cloth, mahogany easy chairs in ditto, single chairs in ditto, cane-seated Windsor and folding chairs, vases of artificial flowers under glass shades, mahogany cheffioneers, mahogany pemhroke tables, deal tables, perambulators, music stools, cocoa-nut matting, floor cloth, prints and engravings in maple frames, time- pieces, barometers, water filters, dinner services, window poles, cupboards, rocking chairs, timepiece under glass shade, coffee tables, French iron bedsteads, straw palli- asses, wool and millpuff mattresses, feather and millpuff beds, painted wardrobe, mahogany and painted chests with drawers, washstands, dressing tables, toilet glasses, tqwel rails, night commodes, linen baskets, hand bas- kets, children's chairs, clothes brushes, concertinas, hay I pikes, clothes boxes, trunks, galvanized baths and buckets, fenders, sets fire-irons, iron tea kettles, tin ditto, iron saucepans, oval boilers, frying pans, cocoa- nut mats, scrubbing brushes, bass brooms, mops, tin candlesticks, tin tea and coffee pots, wire meat covers, spittoons, &c., &c.; spring wagon, spring trap, and numerous other effects. Salt punctually at Eleven o'clock. Dated, 67, High-street, Newport, I July 27, 1877. Lower WernHir, Glascoed, Two miles from Usk, and Five from Pontypool. Mr. J. MICHAEL WILL SELL BY AUCTION (under a Bill of Sale), on WEDNESDAY, 15th August, 1877, at the above Farm (occupied by Mr. Benj. Rees), 3 RICKS OF HAY AND CLOVER, Together about 40 Tons. 17a. Standing Wheat, 5a. Barley, lOa. Oats, 81 a. Swedes, half acre Potatoes. Three Milking Cows, Brown Cart Mare Colt, Aged Cart Mare, 2-years old half-bred Colt. Sow in farrow, a young Sow, a quantity of Poultry. IMPLEMENTS.—Two narrow-wheel waggons, broad-wheel cart., narrow-wheel ditto, iron wheel plough, swing plough, 2 pairs iron harrows, spring market trap, Banbury, horse works (complete), weigh- ing machine, horse rake, mowing machine, Cambridge roll, turnip scuffler, 8 pikes, rakes and other small tools, rick cloth, 2 sets iun(V harness, 2 sets short ditto, I set G.O. ditto, set gig harness, side-saddle, saddle and bridle. B 0 FURNITURE: RITCH EN. -Settle, chest, dining table, round table, j weather glass, bushel measure, washing tin, fender and fire irons, iron fire guard, iron pot, tea kettle, coffee put, cleaver, chimney ornaments, 4 chairs, corner cupboard. BEST KITCHEN.—Long oak dining table, 8-day clock in case, mahogany chest of drawers, square oak t-ihlp, 6 Windsor chairs, 2 arm ditto, a variety of earthenware, corner cupboard with glass fro¡H, dresser aud shelves, email hex. CELLAR.—Hogshead, 3 barrels, 2 trams, cheese cowl, bucket. DAIRY.-Irof cheese press, churn (barrel), 2 cheese cowls, kneading Irough, bench, meat safe, hogshead, .h. tut, Sc. BEDROOMS.—No. I 2 stump bedsteads, 2 feather beds and bolsters, bed linen, chamber ware. No. 2: Half-tester bedstead. No. 3: Four-post bedstead, fea- ther bed, bed linen. No. 1: Four-post bedstead, feather bed, bed linen, chest of drawers, night commode, Ameri- can clock, carpet, and chamber ware. Sale punctually at 12 o'clock. Avctioneer's Office, 10, Fiogmore-st., Abergaveuny; Residence, Ty-Cenol, Llanvair. NOTICE. ALL Persons found in search of, or KILLING any GROUSE or other GAME upon the BLAEN- DAHE ESTATE, will bo PROSECUTED as the Law directs. DAVID LLEWELLIN. Bryn Gomer, Pontypool, July, 1877. "0 the Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Llanvrechva Upper, the Superintendent of Police for. the District of Pontypool, and to all whom it may concern. WE, JAMES HENRY LLOYD and ZEPHANIAI1 LLOYD, now residing at Pontnewydd, In the Parish of Llanvrechva Upper, in the County of Mon- mouth, Grocers, and for Six Months last past having resided at Pontnewydd, in the said Parish of Llan- vrechva Upper, Do Hereby Give Notice that it is our intention to apply at the General Annual Licensing Meeting, to be holdcn at the Town Hall, Pontypool, on the 25th day of August next ensuing, for a Li- cense to Sell Wine, Spirits, and Beer by retail, to be drunk or consumed off the Premises thereunto be- longing, situate at Pontnewydd aforesaid. Given under my hand this 4th day of August, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-seven. JAMES HENRY LLOYD. ZEPHANIAH LLOYD. To the Overseers of :the Poor of the Parish of Llanvrechva Upper, the Superintendent of Pulice for the District of Pontypool, ana to all whom it may concern. I SAMUEL MITCHELL, now residing at GriflSths- town, in the Parish of Llanvrechva Upper, in the County of Monmouth, Clerk, and for Six Months last past having resided at Grifflthstown, in the said Parish of Llanvrechva Upper, Do Hereby Give Notice that-it is my intention to apply at the General Annual Licensing Meeting, to be holden at the Town Hall, Pontypool, on the 25th day of August next ensuing, for a Six Days' License to Sell Beer by retail, not to be drunk or consumed in the House or Premises thereunto belonging, situate at Griffithstown, and which I intend to keep as Inn, Alehouse, or Victualling House. Given under my hand this 4th day of August, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-seven. SAMUEL MITCHBLL. To the Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Goytrey, the Superintendent of Police for the District of Pontypool, and to all whom it may concern. I JOHN HARRIS, now residing at Penperlleny, j in the Parish of Goytiev, in the County of Mon- mouth, Beerhouse-keeper, and for Six Months last past having resided at Penperlleny, in the said Parish of Goytrey, Do Hereby Give Notice that it is my intention to apply at the General Annual Licensing Meeting, to be holden at the Town Hall, Pontypool, on the 25th day of August next ensuing, for a License to Sell exciseabie Liquors by Retail, to be drunk or consumed in the House or Premises thereunto belong- ing, situate at Penperlleny, and which I intend to keep as Inn, Alehouse, or Victualling House. Given under my hand this 3rd day of August, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seveaty-sevea. JOIIN HARRIS. To the Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Hanover Upper, the Superintendent of Police for the District of Puntypool, and to all whom it may concern. I LEWIS RICHARDS, now residing at Blaenavon, in the Parish of Llanover Upper, in the County oi Monmouth, Grocer, and for Six Months last past having resided at Blaenavon, in the said Parish of Llanover Upper, Do Hereby Give Notice that it is my intention to apply at the General Annual Licensing Meeting, to be holden at the Town Hall, Pontypool, on the 25th day of August next ensuing for a License to Sell Beer by Retail, to be drunk or consumed off the House or Premises thereunto belonging, situate at Blaenavon, and which I intend to keep as a House and Premises to sell Beer to be consumed off the Premises. Given under my hand this 25th day of July, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and iseventy-seven. LEWIS RICHARDS. THE LONDON & PROVINCIAL BANK, LIMITED. AUTHORISED CAPITAL, 91,000,000. DIRECTORS. The Right Hon. the EARL OF DUNRAVEN. I BR1NSLEY NIXON, Esq. JAMES GOODSON, Esq, DANIEL OWEN, Esq. RICHARD MlCHELL, Esq. CLARE SEWELL REA-H, Esq., M.P. Lt.-Colonel ALEXANDER MONCREIFF, F.R.S. ANDREW WALLS, Esq. LONDON AGENTS. Messrs. GLYN, MILLS, CURRIE, & Co. GENERAL MANAGER. JOHN WOODROW CROSS. Esq. AUDITORS. ARTHUR COOPER, Esq. ) EDGAR SMALLFIELD, Esq. SOLICITOR. SECRETARY. CHARLES E. LEWIS, Esq., M.P. ) ROBERT GARDEN, Esq. Head Office 7, Bank Buildings, Lothbury, E.C. LONDON AND SUBURBAN BRANCHES. Manager. « ANERLEY, 1, Minden Terrace. W. C. GOULD. BECKENHAM T. S. DAY. EDGEWARE ROAD, 163, Edgware Road, W. G. P. FCRRELL. KINGSLA-ND, 560, Kiftbrslaod Road, E. W. D. YOUNG. LE WISH AM W. H. YOUNG. RICHMOND E. LAIRD. SOUTH KENSINGTON C. D. PHILPOT. STOKE NEWINGTON, 163, nigh-street, N H. D. BAKK*. SURBITON J. G. STEWART. SUTTON and CARSIIALTON T. BARTLETT. TOTTENHAM and Enfield W. S. COTTEW. TWICKENIIAM E. LAIRD. WALHAM GREEN W. B. HARVEY. WOOLWICH J. T. DRAKE. COUNTRY BRANCHES. Branch. Manager. Branch. Manager. ABERYSTWITH & TREGARRON { JVaughasT" KINHilN^STS\?C??rNIIAM'and I G" W- rAGE- BRIDGEND and MAESTEG J.JOHNSTON. LLANDILOES* HUGH JONES. AN BUILTH and LLANDRINDOD B. DAVIES. MILFORDHAYEN J. SHETTLE. CARDIFF, CAERPHILLY, and 1 W R W .-„TVA NARBERTH G. P, BREWER. LLANTR1SSANT 1 a- VVATKINS- NEATH, BRITON FERRY, and J T f, u.rrAliirnT!P CARDIFF DOCKS E.W.JONES. ABEUAVON CARMARTHEN JOHN RowE. NEWPORT. MON E. W. WILLEY. CHATHAM B. BENTHAM. NORTH WALSHAM E. J. DONALDSON. CHEPSTOW F. H. HORSEY. NORWICH R. J. E. MORGAN. COWBRIDGE G. H. QUILTER. PJJJJBROKE DOCK R ^IARWOOD DISS J. HUMPHRIES. PONMSP^JD0CK JV EASTBOURNE R. E. STUCKEY. V\ • EAST DEREHAM H. W.COBBALD. I^RE^RCHY } CHAS- BASSETT" EYE FISHER. PORTSEA R, J. THOMPSON. FAKENHAM C. J. PEARSON. RHYL G. D. BURDETT. FISHGUARD. J. SHETTLE. ROCHESTER. A. HOLLISTER. GOSPORT R. J. THOMPSON. RUTHIN H. V. ROBERTS. GRAVESEND and GRAYS T. R. IIEYGATE. ST. CLEARS G. P. BREWER. HALESWORTH, BUNGAY, an«J T VniTNn TENBY H. DAVIES. SAXMUNDHAM J IOUNO- TOWYN C. ELIOTT. HARLESTON W. BRYANT. USK T. HAMBLY. HARWICH E. J. CRAGIE. WELLS, NORFOLK R. R. RUMP. HAVERFORDWEST J. SHETTLE. YARMOUTH, NORFOLK RICHD. CRACKNELL 'T'HE London and ProTincial Bank, limited, opens— DRAWING ACCOUNTS, upon the plan usually adopted by other Bankers. DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS.—Deposit Receipts for sums of ilO and upwards will be issued to customers and others for sums placed upon these accounts, and interest allowed at such rates and for such periods as may be agreed upon, reference being had to the state of the Money Market. THE BANK effects purchases and sales of British and Foreign Funds, Stocks, Shares, and Securities— receives Dividends, &c., thereon,—and transacts every other description of Banking business. All payments of the Bank are made in Bank of England Notes and Bullion. Every Officer of tho Bank ij required to sign a declaration of secrecy as to to the transactions of any of its customers. By Order of the Directors, J. W. CROSS, General Manager. BALANCE SHEET uf TilE LONDON AND PROVINCIAL BANK, LIMITED. Dr. FOR THE ILur- YEAH ENDING 30Tir JUNE, 1877. Gr. £ s d To Capital 200,000 0 0 40,000 m0 Shares, £ 5 paid. Reserve Fund 100,000 0 0 (Invosted in £ 107,210 0s. Id. Now 3 per cents.) „ Amount due by the Bauk on current, Deposit, and other Accounts 1,757,935 18 2 „ Balance of last Profit I and Loss Account 5,133 14 3 provision for Bad j and Doubtful Debts 50,715 14 10 55,351 9 1 i £ 2,113,790 7 3 £ d By Cash at Head Office and Branches and deposited on Call or short Notice,& Cheques, tranl;itu 331,367 0 2 „ Consols (including X17,223 Is. 4d. set asido as security for accounts of H.M. Customs aud of County Boards) and other Government Stocks 176,2U4 14 0 Now 3 per Cents. (Re- serve Fund) 100,000 0 0 English Railway De- benture and Pre- ference Stocks and East Indian r Bs']^,ajT Guaran- « t(od 't; Amount dae from Customers on Current Accounts, Bills of Ex- change, Promissory Notes, &c.1,346,860 14 9 „ Freehold and Leasehold Premises at Head Office and Branches; also Bank Furnituro and Fittings at Head Office and Branches 25,775 3 8 „ Current Expenses, including Income Tax, Salaries, Rent, &c.. at Head Office and Branches, Directors' Remuneration, and Auditors'Fees 22,857 9 8 „ Interest paid on Current and Deposit Accounts, 10,708 2 7 L- £ 2,113,790 7 3 Dr. PROFIT AND LOSS ACCOUNT. 6V. — £ s d To Current Expenses, as above 22,857 9 8 Interest paid 10,708 2 7 „ Dividend, at 12i per cent. per annum 12,500 0 0 Reduction of Premises, &o., Account 500 0 0 Reba.te on Bills not due carried to New Account 3,343 8 4 „ Balance carried forward. 5,945 8 6 £ 55,854 9 1 i s d By Gross Profit, as above 55,854 9 1 X55,584 9 1 I We have compared the above Balance sheet with the Books and Vouchers at the Head Office, and with the certified Returns from the several Branches, and have found it correct. (Signed) ARTHUR COOPER J AUDITORS AND (of Cooper Brothers & Co.,) } P TP A PCOUNTANTS 20th July, 1877. EDGAR SMALLFIELD, j PLBLIC ACCOUNTANTS.

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