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DISPATCH OF MAILS TO AMERICA AND AUSTRALIA. Tha dates given are those of the mails being made tip in London. It is recommended to post letters m tha country a day or two before, and to write the route on the envelope distinct from the address. AMERICA-UNITED STATES. Letters Registered àoz. newspapers. Aug. 18; 21; 33; 25; 28; 90. 2id. ld. 4oz. CANADA. Every Thursday 2id. Id. » AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. 23 Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, TaB- mania(via Southampton) 6d. ld. n „ Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand (via S.ampton £ Melbourne) 6d. ld. Now South Wales, New Zealand, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania via San Fran- eisco) 6d. Id. 31. Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tas- mania (via Brindisi) 8 d. 2d. „ Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand(tlia Brindisi and Melbourne 8d. 2d. Sept. 6. Queensland (via S.amptor.) 6d Id. „ Victoria, New South W ales, and Tasmania (via Bris- bane and Southampton) 6d ld. DAILY MAILS FROM PONTYPOOL. For London & all parts.. 11.0 a.m.,4.30 p.m., 7.0 p.m. With Additional Stamp. 11.10 a.m.. 4.40 p.m., 7.30 p.m. MONEY ORDERS, 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. TRAINS. From Crane-street Station, M. R- & C. Co. To Blaenaron at- I Sunday 9.45 1245 ) 3.45 ) 6.35 I 9.0 10.0 8.45 An extra train on Saturday only at 8.15 to Abersyeban. To Newport, at 1 «Un?a^s io 7.48 11.28 2.3 I 4.55 | 7.40 | 8.8 5.10 < An extra train on Saturday only at 8.55. 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. Co. To Crumlin, at— #i I R Sunday 9.2 | 2.7 | 6.33 I 8-3 6-l8 To Pontypool Road, at— I „ 10.28 | 2.0 5 51 i H'8 9-22 From Pontypool Road. To Hereford at— „,J „ o « 7 35 | 10.50 2.20 | 3.40 I 6.5 | 9.45 | 6.5 An extra train to Abergavenny at 11.10 a m. To Monmouth, at- 7.45 11.15 I 2 26 I 6.10 To Newport, at— i 8.4Sln.l5|l2.15|l.50|3.45i5,25l6.15|8.40|9.13 { 11.18 P-28 STEAMER TO BRISTOL FROM NEWPORT. Aug. 29, 7 morning i Aug. 31, 8 morning. 10 NEWPORT FROM BRISTOL. Auir. 28 8.30 morning Aug. 30, 9.0 morn ing» The Publisher will not hold himself responsible for any inaccuracies in these tables. The only DIRECT Line of Steamers to PHILADEL- PHIA is the AMERICAN LINE UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. T"IoT"'l'T" m LIVERPOOL TO PHiLAiMiJL.ruIA EVERY WEDNESDAY, Calling atQtJEENSTOWN every THURSDAY First-class, full-powered Iron Steam- ships are appointed to Sail OHIO Aug. 29 INDIANA Sept. 5 •SICILY -t. Sept 12 PENNSYLVANIA,. Sept. 19 ILLINOIS Sept. 26 ♦LORD CLIVB O°T- 3 11.108 •Jg* Intermediate Pasteuper* carried on TDhe onlv TRANS-ATLANTIC LINK Bailing under —♦the V- trcfi mrytag ti& American JRafts for saving life, besides the usual complement ot Lifeboats and an extra number of Life Preservers. The accommodation for all classes of passengers is equal to any ot the European Steamship Lines. Every Steamer carries a Surgeon and Stewardess. Passengers end 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 RBFKE,HMENT ROOM, United States Letter Box, Telegraph Office, Exchange Office, and Baggage E xpress OfBce. CABIN PASSAGE, 12 to 18 Return 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- "^INTERMEDIATE PAMAOB, including Beds, aml.lUecTJ? ytej.il., Soi* r.n /I° f w' Walnut-street; in Queenstown, ST1 A/ £ .»«Brother, end in Liverpool, to to N. 4 J. Ojgg'jfoosoii, SPENCB, & CO., 17 and 19, Water-street J. MORGAN, Post Office, Pontypool. THOS. H. THOMAS, High-st., Ten by. JNO. THOMAS. Church-st., Tredeqar LLAN LI NE. SHORTEST OCEAN PASSAGE TO M E R 1 C A. 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- MOllE forwarding Passengers on easy terms to all ,parts of CANADA and the UNITED STATES. Surgeon and Stewardesses provided free for all classes °fl>asSngfrsr who secure their Tickets before leaving home are met at the Railway Station in Liverpool by an appointed Afent of the Company, who takes charge of them until they go on board the steanieJ; p THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT grants AGISTED RAS SAGES by the ALLAN LINE.. AT TAN For Rates of Freight or Passage, apply to ALLAN BROTHERS and Co., Alexandra Buildings, James.street, Liverpool, or MORGAN, Poet Office, Pontypool. Queensland Emigration. SAILING FROM GREAT BRITAIN. -> The next ship, the Saraea, for Queensland, will sail from Glasgow on the 20th August, and from Queens- town on the 25th August. The Scottish Hero is to sail 00 6th September. Female Domestic Servants free. Apply to local agent: J, R. MORGAN, Post Office, P0DSE AGENT GENERAL FOR QUEENSLAND, 52, Charing Cross, London, S.W. resent Past & Present, a Present for the Absent. x Price 3s., And may be- had at the FREB PRESS PRINTING OFFICE, or of the BOOKSELLERS, LOCAL REGISTER; OB, athtmnlng nff fjantjpwl AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD. CONTAININO PONTYPOOL AND THE HANBURY FAMILY (WITH PEDIGREE;) HISTORY OF THE GREAT STRIKE AND LOCK-OUT OF 1875; AND ALL THE INFORMATION KNOWN RELATIVE TO VBR TOWN AND MOTRMT. PANTEG & LLANFRECHFA PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY, GEIFFITHSTOWN, PONTYPOOL, TRUSTEES. (For the purposes authorized by th? Act of Parlfamentt 37 and 38 Viet., c. 42, s. 25 and 28.) u Sampson Copestake, Esq. Edward James Phillips, Esq. Wm. H. Osborne-Taylor, Esq. John S. Cousins, Mq., M.U. 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, Coedygrlc Mr J. Goodenough, Panteg Mr C. Lawrence, Pontymoil Mr P. Chapman,Pontnewynydd Mr W. R. Pratt, Lianvrechva Mr Thos, JMwaras, roniypooi 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, ElJq Williain Coliins, Esq Mr W ,H. Rosser, P,), tymoue Mr W, Jacob, Gviffitbstown BANKERS. The West of England and South Wales District Blinking Co. SOLICITORS. Messrs E. B. Edwards & Son, Solicitors, Pontypool, 6URVEVORS. Mr Ernest Deacon, Pontypool. Mr Robert*, Swansea. SECRETARY. Mr B. U. Madge, Panteg Steel Works. TREASURER. Mr William Collins, Pontypool. THIS Society is established to enable members to borrow money repayable by monthly instalments, to purchase or build houses, redeem mortgages, &c.; or to accumulate monthly subscriptions at compound inte- 1 ^Profits to be divided among advanced as well as tin- 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 CCTlt. per annum, receivable half. jearlyMONEY 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 BROWN, 54, King-street, Blaenafon. BRIDGWATER SECOND EQUITABLE PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY. Established 1853. TRUSTEES. JOHN PRIOR, Esq., Banker, Bridgwater. JOSEPH RUSCOMBB POOLE, Esq., Solicitor, Bridgwater. Head Office THE MART, Bridgwater. Shares,' £ 50 each. Advances from £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 prospectus and all further information, apply to Mr E. H. DAVIES, Agent, Ch-ane-street, Pontypool. OFOR THE BLOOD IS THE LIFE. JS See Deuteronomy, chap. xii., verse 23. WORLD FAMED BL "MIXTU R Es Trade Mark,—" Blood Mixture." THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER & RESTORER OK1N DISEASES, Eruptions, Blotches, Ulcerated O Sore Legs, Old Sores, Glandular Swellings, Can- cerous Ulcers, Spots, Pimples, Pustules, Boils, Carbuncles, Ringworms, Scald Heads, Sore Eyes, Erysipelas, Itch, Scqrfs, Discolorations of the and -of- th-e -I*tft- vt whatever name or nature, are literally earned out of the system in a short time by the use of this world-famed Medicine, THOUSANDS OF TESTIMONIALS FROM ALL PARTS. IMPORTANT ADVICE TO ALL.—Cleanse the JL 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. LARKE'S WORLD-FAMED BLOOD MIXTURE (j 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 caees,-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, Pontypool: E. Stephens (late HaaaocK.) B. Ford (late Conway.) A NEW MEDICAL WORK By HENRY SMITH. Dootor of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Jeua, and Doctor of Medicine of the Metropolitan Medical College, New Yorfc, by Examination, I860. Just Published, Enlarged Edition, 144 pages, Crewn 8ro., Free by Po3t Two Stamps, m Envelope, Tkebilitating and Nervous Diseases; their 1J CAUSE, CONSEQUENCE, SYMPTOMS, AND TREAT- MThis 'work rives THE RKRVI.T OF TWPKTY-BIOHT years' special Nervous Debility, Mental and I hjsical Depression, ralpi tat on of the Heart, Noises in the Head and Ears, Indecision, rmmivuii ^r-hi iind Memory, Indigestion, Loss of Energy, {>aiPns £ ?\helack, Constipation^SeS'pSrV Self-distrust, Dizziness, Love of bohtude, GrouncUe9b be rM MIt is a GUIDE-TO HEALTH, STRENGTH, and VIGOROUS OLD AGE, invaluable to the Nervous, bedcrUary, Dyspeptic, and ail those whose constitutions have become debilitated and relaxed from Irregularities of Life, Ihtemperanee, 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 Debiiity, Local and Constitutional Weakness, JPremature Decay, and all Disorders resulting from loss of vital force. Also by same Author, by post, seven stamps in envelope. AN DISEASES PECULIAR TO WOMAN; U 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 IMPORTANT TO COUNTRY INVALIDS. CONSULTATION BY CORRESPONDENCE. THE AUTHOR OF THE ABOVE WORKS JL will, for the benefit of Country Invaiids, on receiving a description of their case, send his opinion, free of charge, with advice and directions for restoration to Hea.th. A Confidential Form of Correspondence eontaimng Ques- tions, to assist persons in deicribing their case, will a sent po^t-free on receiving a directed envelope. ADCRMB HENRY SMITH, 8, Burton-crescent. London. W.el, :J;):Q 1. llll\,tr.kJJ:.J; l'} /ROUGHS! COUGHS! COUGHS and COLDS als« (J Consumption, Bronchia and THROAT and LUNGS are quickly RELIEVED and v PTTR P.D bv Brown's Herbal Remedies." All who sdL are requested to test the efficacy of these Medicines. Sample bottles are supplied tree of charge by all Country Agents, or can ^6^^ • n „ Qtr Proprietor. Address :—O. P. BROWN, 2, King- e Covent Garden, London. „ AA Prof. Brown's Treatise on Consumption, 44 PP;; free by post. Prof. Brown's !l Complete Herbalist," post free 6s.-Tbe above can be had of the Agent for Pontypool, E. B. FORD, Chemist, George-street. FAR 1E)EPS I'll I FHIS UNRIVALLED REMEDY FOB INDIGESTION, and all Stomach Dlaordw# ha* stood the test of time, and is more than ever in publia fcToar. «• My Dear Sir,—It affords me the greatest pleasure to bear Medioal Testimony to the exoellence of your preparation of Lime Juice and Popsine In cases of Indigestion and other distressing affeations of the Stomach. I hare used it with the utmost success in the most obstinate cases of Dy spepsia. I do not hesitate to recommend it as a most effioient and valuable Restorative, '• Believe me, yours faithfully, Besto •« CHABI.BS J. F. RENTOST, Snrgeoa, *• Secretary to the Koyal Infirmary, and formerly of H.M. Ship Dreadnought." In bottles is lid, 2s 9d, 4s 6d, and lis each, and of all Chemists, or of Royle & OoM o 7 Barbican, London, B C. Seat free to auy pait ofGHQt Britain on receipt of 3 or stamps. ESTABLISHED 1850. THE PONTYPOOL General Furnishing &Bedding I WAREHOUSE, I Clarence-street, Pontypool, I AND (BRANCH) 95, BROAD-STREET, BLAENAFON. JOHN BEVAN, Dealer in every description of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, PIANO- FORTES, HARMONIUMS, HARDWARE, &c., &o. Agent for tho" Singer" and Challenge Sewing Machines. SINGER TREADLE MACHINES FOR f4 10s. GOODS DELIVERED PER CART FJREE. AGENTS REQUIRED In every Town and Village throughout the United Kingdom, to represent 0 THE GOVERNMENT SECURITY FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, Limited. A Liberal Commission will be allowed, whereby energetio Agents may be enabled to secure a good addition to their income. Applications to be addressed to the Secretary, JOHN J. BLAKE. 164, Quem Victoria Street, London, E.G. WESLEYAN CHAPEL. ABERSYCHAN. RE-OPENING SERVICES WILL BE HELD On Sundays, Aug. 12th, 19th, & 26th, 1877. ON SUNDAY, August 12th, the Rev. JOHN HAR- DING, of West Brotnwicli, 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. 19ch, 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 ihe Building Fund. TREVETHIN CHURCH. fPHIS Church is CLOSER for a fortnight for repairs, 1 and will be RE-OFENED on SUNDAY, the 26th inst By Order, A. A. WILLIAMS, ANDREW HAIR, j Churchwarde Tuition. A GENTLEMAN, accustomed to Tuition, and of Col- lege Education, is willing to undertake the Classical and Commercial Instruction of a limited number of Boys.—Address, Tutor," Fne Press Office. Apartments, FOR one or two respectable young men, at 13, Lower Bridge-street, Pontypool. Football. THE ANNUAL MEETING of the PONTYPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB will be held on TUESDAY,] the 28th inst., at the TOWN HALL, Poutypool-to com-1 mence at 8 p.m. Inteuding members are requisted to attend. J. L MORGAN, Hon. Sec. -ø- V&.I. V ;Ill ALL Persons found in search of, or KILLING any GROUSE or other GAME upon the BLAEN- DARE ESTATE, will be PROSECUTED as the Law directs. DAVID LLEWELLIN. Bryn Gomer, Pontypool, July, 1877. 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. T NOTICE. 11 MESSRS. JONES & WILLIAMS will OPEN BUSINESS in the premises lately occupied by Mr T. Aoo, 011 SATURDAY, August 25th, 1877. PAPER HANGINGS NEIV PATTERNS. E. JONES, STATIONER, &c., George Street, Pontypool, TTAS received A LAKGJJ STOCK Of PA PEE JtJL HANGINGS, -which be now offers at very low prices. Commencing at 3dper pieee. 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 FOR PONTYPOOL: MESSRS. PHILPOT & WINGFIELD, Auctioneers, Market House Chambers. CWIORAN PLEASURE GARDENS & HOTEL, Close to the Pontnewydd Station on the Monmouthshire and Great Western Railways. THIS charming place of Summer Resort ia now OPEN FOR THE SEASON. THE ONLY PLACE TO SPEND A HAPPY DAY. Croquet, Cricket, Quoits, Football, and other Amusements. Workmen's Outings, Schsols, and Excursion Parties arranged for on Liberal Terms, A Magnificent Display of Summer Bedding, and other Jt'lants. BOQUETB AND CUT FLOWERS IN ANY QUANTITY. A first-class Pianist every evening, and the usual Quadrille Band every Thursday. Late Trains on the Great Western leave Pontnewydd for Newport at 8.60 p.m., and for Pontypool Road at 10.23 p.m. A D MISSION— SIXPENCE. RICHARD CLARK, PROPRIETOR. PLORILIRS !—FOR TBB TEETH AID BREATH.—A few drops of the liquid Floriline" sprinkled on a wet tooth-brush produces a pleasant lather, which thoroughly cleanses the teeth from all parasites or impurities, hardens the gums, prevents tartar, stops decay, gives to the teeth a peculiar pearly-whiteness, a delightful fragrance to the breath. It removes nil nnnleasant odour arising from decayed teeth or tobacco smoke. "The Fragrant Floriline," being composed in part of Honey and sweet herbs, is deU- Sons to the taste, and the greatest toilet discovery of Iheaee Price 2s 6d, of all Chemists and Perfumers. SlUSii by Bew O. <*AU.w. 493 Oxiord-streeW IODdoJL. The Singer Manufacturing I Co.'s Lock-Stitch SEWING MACHINES. CAUTION. B EW ARE 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 LINGER MANUFACTURING COMPANY (for- merly I. M. SINGER & Co.) Buy no Machine without the Co.'s Trade- Mark-Plate upon the Arm. DEPOT FOR PONTYPOOL AND NEIGHBOURHOOD: THE MARKET, Opposite Messrs DAVIES & SANDBROOK. letters to be addressed to H. PLANCHE. The Cross Pontypool. jUSITQRAMMAR SCHOOL. Head Master- -ROBT. FARQ UHAR McKERRO W. THE HEAD MASTER has VACANCIES for a few HOARDERS.—Terms, from £ 45 per annum in- clusive. Special Preparation for the Universities, Public Schools, Commercial Life, and all the branches of jthe Civil Service. Mr MCKERROW has had eighteen years' successful experience in these branches of education. NOTICE OF REMO VAL. E. EVANS & SON, Coach Builders & Wheelwrights, IBEG to inform the Nobility, Gentty, and Publio in general that they have Removed from Llanover, near Abergavenny, to more Commodious Premises at Penperllenny, Goytrey, near Pontypool, where they hope, with strict attention to all orders ectn&ted to1 ^Sgetho'; witfc mis, to merit a share1 Of i&e puhlio patronage. ) E. E. & Son also return their thanks for all past favours, and remain, your obedient servants, E. EVANS & SON, Coach Builders, Wheelwrights, &o., Penperllenny, Goytrey, near Pontypool, MOD To Iron and Coal Masters, Agriculturists, Owners of Horses, and Others. ALFRED KENT, Licensed Morse Slaughterer and Manufacturer of Artificial Manures, HAVING taken to the premises, Tilbach Farm, Mamhilad, Pontypool, late in the occupation of William Panniers, deceased, will give the full value for worn-out and dead Horses, Cows, &c., &o., and 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, The Oldest Wholesale and Retail Provision & Family Grocery Trade, CRANE-STREET, PONTYPOOL, (AND GRIFFITHSTOWN,) ESTABLISHED 1787. DANIEL & JONES fLate Herbert J D ETURN their sincere thanks to the Clergy, Gentry, 1-t and Publio 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. Fiue do. 2s Od „ Superior do. 2s 6d „ The Best Mocha Coffees, Sparkling Lump, Crystals, and JJemarara Sugars, Ptime Bome-cured I English, and American Citeese Salt and Fresh Butters; English, American, and French Flour; Beans, Oats, Bran, Barley Meal, Maize, Sharps, Malt, Peas, Oatmeal; Preserved Fish, Salmon, Lobster, Sardines Australian Beef and Mutton, in 21b., 4ib., 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. 6tropgly recommend their 2s and 2s 6d Teas, us of superior quality. ITo those who suffer from Irritation 'of the Scalp from Scurf, Dandriff, or loss of Hair H. FOX'S NUTRITIVE AND SEDATIVE CREAM iis a certain remedy.—Sold by Messrs Roderick & Wood, :and by the Maker, H. Fox, Commercial-st., Pontypool. icricketinp., Goods, Fishing Tackle, ARCHERY, CROQUET, BADMINTON, and ail outdoor gaitoeB may be obtained at H. Fox's, Hair-dresser and Wholesale and Retail Tobacconist, I' Commercial-street, Pontypool. Tickets for Fishing in the Usk. MONEY immediately advanced to any amount from X50 and upwards, upon any description of security, comprising real and personal estate, farming stock, re- versions, annuities, furniture (without removal), life policies, and other tangibl? personal security. No charges made, or commission taken, and the strictest gecresy will in all cases be observed. Interest as follows, viz.:—On freehold or leaseholds from 3 per cent. per annum, per- sonal security from 4 per cpnt. 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. ANOTHER GREAT REDUCTION IN SEWING MACHINES! rTHE "SINGER" TREADLE MACHINE may now i. be obtained for £4 10s, or on the weekly hiring system, at Bevan's General Furnishing Warehouses, IN SEWING MACHINES! THE SINGER" TREADLE MACHINE may now be obtained for £ 4 10s, or on the weekly hiring system, at Bevan's General Furnishing "Warehouses, | Clarence-street, Pontypool, Or Broad-street. Blaenafon. BEWARE OF WORTHLESS BWllilillMI IMITATIONS OF RECKITT'S PARIS, BLUE The Genuine is used by the Laundresses of THE PRINCESS OF WALES AND DUCHESS OT EDINBURGH. SELLING OFF! SELLING OFF SALE (PREVIOUS TO STOCK TAKING) OF DRAPERY, MILLINERY, DRESS MATERIALS, PRINTS, SHIRTINGS, FLANNELS, LIMIBV9, WATBRPROOF TWEEDS, CALICOES, SHEETINGS, COUNTERPANES, GLOVES, HOSIERY, STRAW BONNETS AND HAT., LADIES' CAPS, FEATHERS, FLOWERS, RIBBONS, LACES, SILKS, VELVETS, LADIES AND GENTS' SILK SCARVES t MANTLES, JACKETS, CROSS-OVERS, UMBRELLAS, SUNSHADES, BABY LINEN, LADIES' UNDERCLOTHING, COLOURED AND WHITE SKIRTS; TABLE COVERS, TOILET COVERS, ANTIMACASSARS, LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S' COSTUMES, PINAFORES, APRONS, SHAWLS & WOOLLEN WRAPS, CORSETS, FANCY GOODS, &C., &c- A large quantity of Remnants and Soiled Blankets. SALE NOW ON At POTTER'S, Pontypool. TO BE LET, WITH IMMEDIATE POSSESSION. To Blacksmiths and Others. ALL THAT Blacksmith's and Wheelwright's Shop, with Plant, ITUATE in Park-road, Pontypool, late in the pos- S session of John Prosser, Wheelwright and Black- smith.—For further particulars apply to A. MORGAN, Esq, Solicitor, Pontypool; or Messrs PHILPOT & WINGWELD, Auctioneers, Market-house Chambers, Pontypool. PONTYMOILE. Messrs.PHILPOT& WINGFIELD HAVE received instructions to SELL by AUCTION,! on FRIDAY, the 31st of August, 1877, at the Stables; of Mrs MARY THOMAS, near the Seven Arches, Pouty-j moile, the following Cows, Carts, Harness, &c., i Two milking cows, two strong carts, two sets of L41iorti harness, one set of long harness, chaff engine, shovels,! pikes, &a., &c. THE SALE TO COMMENCE AT TWO. Auctioneers' Offices-Pontypool, August 22nd. Freehold Land, Pontnewynydd, NEAR PONTYPOOL. Messrs. WAITE- & SON HAVE been instructed by Mr JOHN HEAVER' .LL SAWYER (who is leaving the neighbourhood) to: SELL BY AUCTION, on the premises, as above, onl MeNDAY, September 10th, 1877, the whole of his NEAT AND U8EFUL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND OTHER EFFECTS. Further particulars next week. Live-and-Let-Live Inn,Abersychan, To Innkeepers and Others. | MESSRS WAITE & SON HAVE been instructed by Mr JOSEPH RAWLINGS to SELL BY AUCTION, on the premises, as above, on MONDAY, September 17th, 1877, the whole of his USEFUL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE TRADE UTENSILS, r &" .Ic ILND OTHKR EFFECTS, I Comprising dining, pembroke, and otbfi tables, arm and other chairs, mahogany and other wood and iron bed- steads, feather and millpuff beds, bedding, washstands, i dressing tables, ware, toilet glasses, carpets, electro tea' and coffee service, stuffed birds in glass cases, paintings,} pictures, pair of honrs, accnrdians, concertinas, decanters and other glass cruets, salting stone, beer engine, pints, quarts, spitoods, benches and tables, lot of pipes, India-1 rubber piping, timber, hand trucks, tools, meat 6afe,! grate, bricks, eashes, and a quantity of other useful effects. I Also, a brown horse, 15h. 2in., good in saddle or harness. j Waggonette, with lamps, cushions, &c. complete, harness, saddle and bridle, chaff engine, corn bin, stable tools, wheelbarrow, dog kennel, sacks, rails and hooks suitable for a butcher, &o. &o, Sale to commence at 12 o'clock, PONTYPOOL UNIRON. Relieving Officer Wankd. THE Guardians of the Poor of the Pontypool Union will at their Meeting on THURSDAY, the 13th day of SEPTEMBER next, proceed to the appointment of a RELIEVING OFFICER for the Panteague District. The Salary will be £ 75 per year. The person appointed must be fully competent to keep all the Books, Accounts, and perform all the duties ap- pertaining to his office, relieve vagrants, and will be appointed an Enquiry Officer under the Education Act, at a Salary to be hereafter arranged. He will be re-! quired to reside in Pontypool, and devote the whole ofi his time to the duties of bis office, to commence on the 29th of SEPTEMBER next. Security will be required in the sum of Lloo. Candidates are requested to send applications, in own, handwriting, accompanied by testimonials, to me, on or before the 5th day of SEPTEMBER next. Selected Candidates will be written to, to attend on the day of election. No canvassing the Guardians allowed. By order, EDMD. B. EDWARDS, Clerk. Town Hall, Poutypooi, August 21st, 1877. Notice is hereby given, THAT the Partnership heretofore subsisting between' us, the Undersigned WILLIAM HENRY UIIOWN and, WILLIAM GEORGE, as Coal Merchants, at Grifflthstown and Panteg, near Pontypool, in the county of Monmouth," under the Firm of BROWN & GKOKQK," was this day Dissolved by mutual consent. All Debts due to and owing by the said Firm will be received and paid by the said WILLIAM GEORGE, who will in future carry on, the said Bueiness on his own account. Dated this 14th day of August, 1877. I WILLIAM HENRY BROWN WILLIAM GEORGE. Witness—F. S. DAUNCEY, Solicitor, Newport, Mon. WANTED, by a well-known and long-established; House in London, AGENTS for Pontypool andj District. To a persevering and energetic party a hand- some salary may be realized. The nature of the duties. required by-such Agents may be had on application to; B," 60, Ludgate Hill, London, by letter only, stating full particulars and place of employment. ———a— IlHIIBIII IHI—B—Bill II !»■ ■ H— |

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