I INSERTION niSBBTIONS j 20 Words. 6d. Is. 3d. j SB Wards M. I' Is. 9d. 36 Words lB. 2s. 3d. 44 Words Is- 3d. 2s. 9d. JS3 Words Is. 6d. j 3s. 6d. ^gantfC D RESSM AKING. Wanted, several I APPRENTICES and Improvers; good tchtzs trade.—A. E. WILLIAMS, 6. Osborne-road, YantypooL 30p WANTED, for a small family, an experienced W general SERVANT, capable of doing plain cooking well; must be thoroughly trust- worthy and have good reference from last situa- tion—-housemaid and gardener kept.— Apply, YBTTITIG w«gM, to Miss SEWELL. Pontrhydyrun, -=- pM. rep WANTED to HIRE for a few months, a CANAL BOAT, for carrying scavenging. mast be in good repair.—Apply to EDWARD mast be in good repair.—Apply to EDWARD TEB*, Bryn Farm, Pontnewydd. 29ta WANTED, a strong healthy GIRL as nurse, about 16 or 17 years of age.-—Apply, **■ X," Free Prp," Office. ta WANTED, respectable healthy GIRL as NURSE, to boy four years. Must be vrver 18. have good character, and be willing to assist in light housework. Overstone Lodge, Maindee, Newport, Mon. pta WANThD. a good General SERVANT, one about 20 years of age preferred.-Apply Steepfiekl House, Abersychan. 166mp APPRENTICES and IMPROVERS Wanted jHL immediately to dress and mantle-making. —Mrs POTTER, Albion-road, Pontypool. 22p CLUB AGENTS Wanted, to ferm Clubs for Watches, Clocks, Jewellery, Silver Plate, Opera Glasses, Musical Insts., &c. Members »y la. per week. Terms, Catalogues, &c., JKESDAL A DENT, 106, Cheapside, London. Splendid value. Great success. Mention Paper. ladies' and Gents' Silver Levers 42s., worth 70s. let k. R SALE, Private DRESSMAKING T1 BUSINESS, established 13 years reason i.H-health. Apply, Miss REESE, Dressmaker, INew-streek Pontnewydd, near Newport, Mon. 306mp TJH>R SALE,a four-year old COW and CALF. J? Apply to EDWARD YEM, Bryn Farm, Pontnewydd, near Newport. 616ta MAGNIFICENT BEDROOM SUITE, Jm Walnut, 6ft. break front Wardrobe, &c., jandsoaaely carved 24 guineas worth £ 40.—E. E. HARRIS, Market Hall, Newport. rp XJK)R SALE "by Tender, a Rick of Prime JP Clover HAY, about 10 tons.—Apply to JEIMAXD YEM, Bryn Farm, Pontnewydd, near Newport. 30ta "TTIO& SALE, one young COW and CALF: JP good milker.—Apply to T. WILLIAMS, lower Penlasgarn Farm, Trevethin. 206mp UOB SALE, three useful Young MULES; r also one you ng Mare Mule, quiet and steady in hwnem.-Apply to SAMUEL DAVIES, Pont- nlaa, Herefordshire. WAGONETTE (nearly new) to carry eight; removable' head: fitted with shafts, dubious, lamps.-Apply tIansoar, Llandegveth, near Qigrieon 236p X?OR SALE, Portable ENGINE and X7 MORTAR MILL, 6 feet pan.—PONSFORD lbiol, Clarence Wharf, Newport. H- ANDSOME Black Walnut and Ash BED- ROOM SUITE, with chest of drawers, SM IOL solid Oak -room Suite leather, :£8 Irm; Walnut Cbeffioneeir 286. solid Walnut Table, 21&E. HARRIS, Market, Newport. 236mp MAHOGANY CHEST OF DRAWERS, 28s; another, 42s Mangle, 32s Leather Corack, 16is 6d Easy Chair, lOs 6d Mahogany Table, 1&-E. F. HARRIS, Market Hall, New- pwt.-N.B.-Note only address. 246mp T3Q& SALE, strong iron roof, 133 feet long JF and 57 feet span; 800,000 second-hand fixe Bricks, excellent quality; large quantity of Dressed Building Stones, heavy and light.— Apply, T. P. JONES & Co., Newport, Mon. 118ta IF yon want BOOTS or SHOES of the best quality, at lowest prices, for SummerWear, go t» J. <T. NICHOLS, Jubilee Buildings, Crane- street, Pontypool. ta nOR SALE, Prime Kidney BEAN STICKS JP and PEA STICKS—Apply H. KNIPE, Ceedygric Farm, Griffithstown, near Newport, ta TTOTBL SALE, 3-year-old BILLY GOAT: M- Swiss breed excellent temper.—Apply WM. NEWMAN, Union-street, Abersychan. ta HARMONIUMS, full compass, organ-shaped 1[1[ cases, and warranted for ten years, from Ð 17s 6d only. BEVAN & Co., Limited, Furnishers and Music Warehousemen, Ponty- pool. SPRING CLEANING.—PAPERHANG- INGS—Hundreds of new patterns from Sid. per piece. Our old stocks of lamps and naaentangingB to be cleared at cost price. IRONMONGERY—Boilers, Kettles, Saucepans, Frying-pans, etc., etc. The best that money can buy, at wholesale prices for cash. Household requisites of all kinds.—SMITH'S Little Gem," Abersychan (opposite Mr. W m. Lewis, Grocer). Owe Early. ta WEDDING RINGS.—A solid Gold Keeper given away to every purchaser of a Wedding Ring at ALLMARK S, 2, Crane-street, PftntjrpooL ta A GOOD SUPPLY of NEW MILK twice daily at 36, Nicholas-street, Pontypool. ta SOLID SILVER GENEVA WATCHES. s almost new 10s. 6d., 12s. 6d. each; Old Watches taken in part exchange.—ALLMARK, 2, Crane-street, Pontypool. ta A Jf entirely new and choice selection of Silver J\_ and Gold BROOCHES, Watches, Clocks, Spectacles, Silver Scarfpins, from 3d. each. Old <Md and Silver bought.-ALLMARK, CraBe- street, Pontypool. ta, GROUND MORTAR, from well-burnt boiler %-X ashes, delivered in district-For terms apply, A. J. BURGOYNE, Trosnant Mortar Mill, iSmtypooi. ta BICKARD BROS. & CO, CyeAe and Nickel- plating Works (facing Athletic Grounds), Newport, are now shewing their 1893 Maehines. Call and inspect the "Referee" new patent cycles strength combined with lightness. Order at once to ensure early delivery. Send for lists Referee, Whitworth, B and A, Wenham, Cen- taur, etr. Machines exchanged. Stove enamel- ling, repairs. Nickel-plating done on the actousea. Cycle parts, harness work, spoons, sarks, etc. Send for list and specimens. Every- thing guaranteed. Agents for Premier Gas Engines (fe^fd medal) most simple and economical in the market. Every engine Wiinraated. Cash or deferred payments. go br !.«. FTH) be Let, a 9-ROOMED HOUSE, with pri- JL vate entrance, situated in Commercial- 4Reet suitable for afices or living accommoda- tion.—Apply, Mrs M. LEWIS, 21, Commereial- tafaeet, PontypooL rep rpO LET, HO USE and SHOP, in good position, JL main street; suitable for any business.— Appiy on the PREMISES, 102, High-street, Aber- agefeaa. 630p LAENAVON.-TO LET, a SHOP and HOUSE, suitable for grocer or other busi- men@, in King-street,-Apply, NAVIES, Glansy- wfcin, Abersychan. 24p i!. BLACK HORSE INN, Talyvaai, TO LET; ingoing very moderate.—-Apply DELAFIELD'S Brewwjr, Abergavenny. 23mp BEDROOM and Sitting Room to Leyfor one or two Young Gentlemen.—Apply Free is 2ir<p j fTIO Let, respectable LODGI.NGS for oneV* JL two young gentlemen terms moderate.— Aat*Y. A. B. C." Free Press Office. rp I LET, a Sitting Room and Bedroom.— JL Apply at the Clarence-«t, Post-office. 630p TO LET, Vy Tender, Large and Commodious PREMISES, of two floors, in West-street, Pontypeol, suitable for Warehouse, Sale or Auction Room. — Applications to view and Tenders to be sent to E. JONES, Club Chambers, ontypool. ta ontypool. LODGINGS for respectable, sober men; no children.—17, PROSPECT PLACE, West- [ place, Pontypool. 23P T# be LET, in June, a VILLA RESIDENCE, containing three sitting-rooms, four bed- rooms, dressing-room, kitchen, scullery, pantry, I and offices within five minutes walk of Nanty- derry station and the river Usk.—Apply to VICAR, Blaenavon, Mon. ta ønnb. FOUND, a DOG, cross between a collie and spaniel. May be had on paying expenses. —Apply 4, Park-terrace. rep HEEP STRAYED to Rowland's, Mill Farm, S Cwraavon. If not claimed in three days will be sold to defray expenses. rtaim jfflfscenaneous PONTYPOOL CHAMBER OF TRADE.— J. A Special Meeting will be held at the Local Board Offices this (Friday) evening, at 8 o'clock, for the purpose of making Arrange- ments for the FORTHCOMING FETE ia Pontypool Park on the occasion of the Royal Wedding. A good attendance is earnestly re- quested.—W. G. FARR, Hon. Sec. MISS E. HALL, Milliner and Straw Bonnet Maker, Dyer, &c. Old trimmings re- newed. Feathers cleaned, dyed, and curled.— Nicholas-street, Pontypool. ta ENGAGEMENTS TAKEN IN WRITING, COPYING, and ACCOUNTS; business promptly executed strictly private.—Apply, A. HILL, 44, George-street, Pontypool. 326mp HAY and CHAFF (Blaenavon).—ECKER- SLEY'S Chaff Stores are REMOVER to Mr Brinkworth's, Bufton's Buildings, who books orders for quantities. 77op PRIVATE BATHS.—H. TANNER, Crown Hotel,Pontypool,begs to announce that gen- tlemen can be accommodated with private baths at the above hotel, at Is. each. ta WHY throw away or waste any Secondhand GARMENTS, &c., when you can get a good price for same from LEWIS ORMAN, Dealer, &c., 127, High-street, Abersychan, who is always open to purchase for Cash any quantity of Second-hand Garments, &c., also all kinds of Furniture, and any articles of value. Best price given, and parties waited upon at their own residences. Distance no object. AJ1 letters and parcels receive special attention and business conducted quite privately. Postal Orders for all parcels sent same day as received. COLT BREAKING by WM. NEWMAN, Aber- sychan. Ladies and Gentlemen taught Riding and Driving. Horses bought and sold on Commission. Singeing and Clipping. ta WEDDING STATIONERY. — Wedding Cards in great variety; very latest patterns; printed in the highest Style of Art. Wedding Envelopes, Cake Boxes, from Is. 6d. per dozen. Visiting Cards—100 Ladies' Cards, printed from Plate, 5s.; 100 Gentlemen's Cards and Plate, 3s. 6d. square or round corners. Specimens on application. HUGHES & SON, Printers and Stationers, Pontypool. PONTYPOOL UNION. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS AND OTHERS. TAKE NOTICE that the Guardians of this .i- Union, at their meeting on the 6th day of October last, passed the following resolution :— That all accounts requiring payment be left with the Clerk within seven days of the expiration of each quarter. That in- attention to this will cause the postpone- ment of payment of any account so undelivered for one month. That the above resolution be advertised in the two U local papers—the County Observer and Pontypool Free Press-and that after the expiration of such seven days the Finance Committee be summoned to meet, at the Clerk's office, on the earliest day conven- U ient to the Chairman and Clerk, to ex- U amine all accounts sent in, and to report "thereon to the next meeting of the Board." And take further Notice, that the current quarter expires on the 28th instant. Dated this 7th day of June, 1893. T. WATKINS, Union Offices, Clerk. Club Chambers, Pontypool. QRUMLIN GRAND MUSICAL E ISTEDDFOD. PRIZES AMOUNTING TO £ 160. POSTPONED TO MABON'S DAY, 4th SEPT., 1893. Proceeds to be devoted to establish a Cottage Hospital in the neighbourhood. WALTER JONES, Secretary. MR. A. A. WESTON, AUCTIONEER AND VALUER, HOUSE AGENT AND MORTGAGE BROKER. SALES of FAT and STORE STOCK in the NEWPORT CATTLE MARKET every WEDNESDAY at 10 a.m. SALES of FURNITURE at ROOMS on MONDAY at 11 a.m., WEDNESDAY at 2 p.m. Every description of Sales conducted in Town and Country. Fairs and Markets attended. Certified to Levy Distresses under the Law of Distress Amendment Act, 1888. Rents and Debts Collected. Prompt Settlements. Public House and Business Broker. MONEY ADVANCED on all kinds of PROPERTY. Goods received for Sale on Commissioa. Spacious Salerooms: 13, NEW DOCK-STREET, NEWPORT. READ THIS. S;R GARNET HOTEL, PONTYPOOL. When you come to Pontypool, call at NEWTHS For a GLASS of Guaranteed Pure Malt & Hop HOME BREWED ALE. You will enjoy it. Orders also taken for 41 and 9 Gallons of the above. Wines, Spirits, Cigars, and Wills' Tobacco, Al Quality.—G. NEWTH, Proprietor. I SCHOLASTIC. jpONTYPOOL HIGH SCHOOL. EVENING INSTRUCTION FOR ADULTS (Dating from Day of Entrance). At these Classes Ladies and Gentlemen are individually prepared for all qualifying Exam- inations for the Professions and for the Post Office. CIVIL SERVICE. Ladies may realise an income of from Y.26 to £ 60 by passing an Examination for the General Post Office. I, Gentlemen may realise an income of from 960 to Y-150 by passing an Examination for the Customs, Excise, Men Clerkships, &c., &c. SHORTHAND LESSONS BY MR. MOSES. No Pupil prepared by me for the Civil Service, Public Schools, Universities, or any qualifying Examination, has ever yet failed. ROBERT FARQUHAR McKERROW, Principal. CLOSE OF HIRING SEASON, 1892-93. I HARMSTON & CO.'S GREAT] ANNUAL J, CLEARANCE SALE OF PIANOS, ORGANS, HARMONIUMS, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF ALL KINDS. HA VING had a most successful Hiring jLl Season at both Pontypool and Abordarelwe have now a very large selection of Instruments returned from short terms of hire, which with others taken in exchange, we are ofEering at Bargain Prices, to clear out and make room for new stock. All instruments are warranted to be as des- cribed, are delivered free, and exchanged if not approved. BARGAIN PIANOS. JB a. Burr Walnut Cottage Piano, good tone and appearance cost 30 gns. 13 15 0 Mahogany Piano, by Gwyther (suit beginner) 3 3 0 Rosewood Cottage, by Taylor sweet tone, in good condition 9 0 0 Kirkman steel-framed Piano, in rose- wood and gold case very pure and melodious in tone (nearly new). 28 10 0 30-Guinea black and gold Boudoir Piano, check action, iron frame, tri- chord, full compass; perfect in touch, and rich mellow tone (scarcely used) 19 19 0 Iron-framed Cottage Piano (cost £25), brilliant tone, in walnut case, with marquetry panel; hired out short time only 14 0 0 Concert Piano (powerful and brilliant tone), bronzed iron frame covering wrest plank, best check action, full trichord, in strong walnut and gilt case been used for leading con- certs (worth double) 21 0 0 Hogkinson (J. & J.) 42-guinea Italian walnut Pianoforte, complete iron frame, check action, ivory keys, full trichord, &c.; condition as new, warranted 10 years 26 5 0 55-Guinea "Bnnsmead" Piano, in burr walnut, with marquetry centre, contains every improvement; a mag- nificent piano, quite new 36 15 0 BARGAIN ORGANS. Full compass, walnut case, with knee swell, sweet tone 4 5 0 Do., with sliding lid 5 5 0 Do., fuller tone, very mellow. 6 0 0 Do., solid walnut, with pipe top 6 10 0 1 Do., large cabinet case, 5 stops, knee swell 7 15 • Do., in cabinet case, mirror back, with music desk, lamp stands, 2 sets reeds, 7 stops (2 couplers) and 2 knee levers, solid walnut; maker's price, 16 guineas 912 6 20-Guinea genuine American Organ (by Story and Clark), 4 sets reeds, 11 stops and 2 knee levers, 2 mirrors, and cabinet case 1110 0 20-Guinea "Bell" Orgaqs, latest design 12 0 0 Smith" gold medal Organ, 12 stops 6 sets reeds, and 2 knee levers; very powerful tone (suit chapel), list price 28 guineas. 15 15 0 HARMONIUMS. A Large Selection at 12 10s., JE3, JE4, .£5, all makes. Many at one-third cost price. The above prices are strictly for cash, but arrangements may be made for anylinstramens to be paid for by instalment, if desired. Violins, Banjos, Melodeons, Concertinas, &c., at Bargain Prices to clear. COMPLETE LISTS SENT POST FREA pjARMSTON & 0°.'8 MUSIC STORES, 16 CRANE STREET, pONTYPOOL AND rj QARDIFF STREET, ABERDARE: SPARKLING HERB BEER. FORD'S BOTANIC EXTRACT, Largely composed of HOREHOUND, DANDELION, HOPS, &c., &c., 18 invaluable for the immediate production of HERB AND BOTANIC BEER. HERB BEER, made from this Extract, is a really first-claes table beverage, and quite equal in flavour and ia strengthening and stimulat- ing properties to Buxton Ale, while it is cooling to the blood and non-intoxicating. The Herb Ale or Botanic Beer is strengthening and invigorating, consequently well suited to those who have to work hard, or to those- suffering from weakness, loss of appetite, or indigestion. TWO TABLE SPOONFULS MAKE TWO GALLONS. DDTnir ■ Is. Bottle for 10d., sufficient for 16 Gallons. fi&lLiiii ea rd > n m 6 Gallons. Ford's Botanic Extract will be sold by the principal Chemists and Grocers in the Neighbourhood, or direct by the Proprietor- E. B. FORD, GEORGE STREET, PONTYPOOL. Try this once, you will then use no other. Ask your grocer for it. Why pay 2s. 6d. for a Bottle of Saline, when you can get a Bottle of FORD'S FOR ONE LEMON SALINE SMLIJNG ? HIGHLY recommended for all kinds of Fever, Measles, Chicken Pox, Affections of the Liver, Billiousness. Sick Headache, Sea Sickness, Error in Eating or Drinking. Heartburn, Acidity of the Stomach. Constipation, Skin Eruptions, Itching. Nettleiash, or any impurity of the Blood arising from an over-acid state of the stomach. NO HOUSEHOLD SHOULD BE WITHOUT IT. Half a tea-spoonful in half a tumbler of water, alleviates thirst and furnishes the system with those Saline properties which are so essential to health. Two tea-spoonfuls, first thing in the mom- ing, or otherwise, act as a mild aperient. For Biliousness, Headache, or Sickness, &c., take a teaspoonful. in half a tumbler of tepid or coM water, before breakfast, and if not relieved, repeal every four hours. Sold aslo by the principal Chemiets and Grocers. I TRAPNELL & GANE, COMPLETE House Furnishers, 161 & 162, Commercial-st., NEWPORT. AND AT CARDIFF. AND AT BRISTOL. TRAPNELL & GANE FOR BEDROOM SUITES. rpHE "CHALLENGE," in solid satin walnut; X comprising wardrobe, with plate-glass door and bottom drawer; dressing chest drawers, with bevelled toilet glass ana jewel drawers: washstand, with marble top, tile back pedestal and towel rail, and two chairs. UNEQUALLED, 10 GUINEAS. TRAPNELL AND GANE FOR BEDROOM SUITES. THE "YORK" SUITE, in rich polished hazel wood internal fittings of solid maho- gany wardrobe dressing chest of drawers, with elegant top fittings, and landscape-shaped mirror washstand, with marbled top, tiles, and mirror in back towel rail; pedestal; and two chairs. 112 178. 6B. BEDROOM SUITES IN STOCK FROM 5 TO 50 GUINEAS. Ready fer instant Delivery. TRAPNELL AND GANE FOR DINING-ROOM SUITES. THE "ARTISAN" SUITE, in solid oak; JL spring stuffed all through, and covered in hardwear leather h comprising six stuffed back small chairs, two easy chairs and couch. 9 GUINEAS. THE "VILLA" SUITE, in walnut frames: upholstered in rich Utrecht velvet, and spring stuffed six small chairs, two easy ditto, and couch. Wear Guaranteed. 12 GUINEAS. OTHER SUITES FROM 5 TO 30 GUINEAS. TJKAPJMELL <fc GANE FOR CARPETS. «X»EST" BRUSSELS CABPET, of JD splendid wear-resisting quality: in special and exclusive designs, and excellent colourings. 38. llD. PER YARD. TRAPNELL & GANE § CARPETS. IT T MPERIAL PATENT BRUSSELS, A providing a cheap floor covering, with splendid wearing surface, in good colourings, at 28. llD. PER YARD. A full range of Wiltons, Axminsters, Turkey, and other Carpets and Rugs always en Show. TRAPNELL AND GANE FOR DRAWING-ROOM FURNITURE. THE "QUEEN" DRAWING-ROOM JL SUITE, consisting of settee, two settee chairs, and six small ditto; in solid walnut frames; covered in rich tapestry, with plush borders. m4 10s. OTHER SUITES IN STOCK FROM 7 TO 30 GUINEAS. TRAPNELL & GANE For all that is NEWEST and IBEST in FURNI- TURE of Reliable Quality at LOWEST CASH PRICES.—FREE DELIVERY. Call or Write for Catalogues, gratis ]& Post Free 161 & 162, Commercial-Street, NEWPORT, Mon. SPECIAL NOTICE. OPENING OF THE HANBURY ARCADE Mantle, and Ladies' and Children's Outfitting Shops, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1893. MANTLES. JACKETS. WATERPROOFS. FURS! FURS! FURS! Ladies' and Children's Hand-made Underclothing, Alpine (All-Wool), Wool and Silk Underclothing, Corsets, &c., &c. E. FOWLER, LION HOUSE AND HANBURY ARCADE, PONTYPOOL. A BOON TO THE PUBLIC. D. W. JONES BEGS to announce that he is determined to take the lead in WELSH FLANNEL SHIRTS and STOCKINGS for cash only. Shirts Reduced from 8s. 6d. to 6s. 6d. Men'sStockings at from Is. 3d. to 2s. 4d. Women's „ „ Is. 3d. to Is. lOd. Children's according to size at lowest Prices. Stockings Re-footed on Shortest Notice. Note the Address- D. W. JONES, HOSE MANUFACTURER, CARMARTHEN HOUSE. OSBORNE ROAD, PONTYPOOL. JOHN MOSELEY, PARK ROAD, PONTYPOOL, PATENTEE AND SOLE MANUFACTURER OF MOSELEY'S PATENT BRAKE FOR CARTS AND WAGONS, HAS IN STOCK NEW & SECOND- HAND CARTS & TRAPS. Carriages, Traps, and Carts Repaired Well- Ground Mortar always Ready. Prices and Designs given for all kinds of work whether in Stone, Brick, Iron or Wood A first-rate Shoeing Smith kept. FREEHOLD BUILDING LAND FOR SALE. PONTNEWYNYDD, NR. PONTYPOOL. THE Site is well adapted for Building, bM the advantage of a southern aspect, ana there now remain about 100 plots of 17 feetfront- age, situate within easy reach of Llanerch, 1 irpen- twys, and other collieries, ironworks, &c., ana with convenient railway communication. Apply to j lougher Bank Chambers, Mining Engineer. Pontypool. r- 5 — TO CAPITALISTS, INVESTORS, AND OTHERS. ELIGIBLE BUILDING SITES TO LET At Llanitbel, in the Western Valleys Treharris, Cwmffrwdoer, and Tredegar Junction. Apply, GEORGE H. DANIEL, Clarence Chambers, Pontypool. FREEHOLD BUILDING LAND To be SOLD, or LET On Lease situated on the Uppqr Road between Pontypool and Pontnewynydd. For terms, apply to Mr. G. J. JEE, Pontypool. BUILDING LAND. JJXCELLENT SITES, ON THE NEW ROAD, GRIFFITHSTOWN, ON LEASE. Apply H. J. PHILLIPS, Kemeys Vach. I FURLOW'S CAKES, TDREAD, pASTRY, SWEETS, 1, AND QHOCOLATE. J —(:o:)— The Best that Money can Buy. -(:o:)- 20 ,G EO R G EST R E E T, AND 14 QRANB gTREET pONTYPOOL. NEWPORT TURKISH BATHS. IMPROVED SYSTEM OF VENTILATION. MODERN MASSAGE TREATMENT. BEST REMEDY FOR COLDS, RHEUMATISM, GOUT, SCIATICA, KIDNEY & LIVER COMPLAINTS. f.-Ti,, f Mondays, a.m. till 7.0 p.m.; Thursdays, 10.0 a.m. till 1.0 p.m. f Every Day except Sunday and GENTLEMEN Monday. Thursdays from 1.0 (. p.m. till 7.0 p.m. Prospectus, medical testimony, and advice free on application to the Superintendent, 18, Stow-hill. H. JAS. KANE. ESTABLISHED 50 YEARS. DAVID FRANCIS, CUBBIEB & LEATHER SELLEB (WHOLESALE AND RETAIL). BUTT Bends, Insole Redsides, Kips, Cow- hide, at lowest Prices. Harness Hides, Strap Butts cut in lengths, or Straps made to order. A Large Stock of' Closed Uppers of every description always on hand. Grindery and Kit kept at lowest prices. Leather Aprons and ^Ifnffins' Leather Preservative and Waterproof Compound, unequalled for Brown Leggings and Boots. ——— NOTE THE ADDRESS- 48, COMMERCIAL STREET, .NEWPORT Mox.). THE ROYAL WEDDING. Under the auspices of the Pontypool Chamber of Trade, a GRAND FETE, In celebration of the above, will be held (By the kind permission of J. C. HANBURY, ESQ., D.L.), In the beautiful grounds of PONTYPOOL PARK, ON THURSDAY, JULY 6. Fulli particulars in posters and future advertise- ments. J. MOSELEY, President. W. G. FARR, Hon. Sec. MONMOUTHSHIRE SUMMER ASSIZES, 1893. ARTHUR EVANS, Esquire, High Sheriff. MONMOUTHSHIRE JL^I GIVEN, that in pur- TO WIT. suance of the Precept of the Honourable Sir Charles Edward Pollock, Knight, Baron of the Exchequer, one of the Justices of the High Court of Justice, and one of the Justices of our Lady the Queen, assigned to hold the Assizes and Gaol Delivery for this County, such Assizes and Gaol Delivery are appointed to be held en FRIDAY, the 7th day of JULY next, at the Shirehall in the Borough of Monmouth, and that the business of the Crown Court will commence on Saturday, the 8th day of July next, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, when all Justices of the Peace, Mayors, Coroners, Escheators, Stewards, Chief Constables, and Bailiffs, and all persons having authority and being under an obligation to attend the Assizes, persons bound by recognizances, Jurors, and others concerned, are hereby requirde to attend. All actions for trial at these Assizes must be entered in the District Registry, at Newport on or before Friday, the 30th day of June instant. Civil business will not be taken before Mon- day, July 10th, at 10.30 a.m. NOTICE TO CLERKS TO JUSTICES.—By virtue of the provisions of the Statute 11 and 12 Vic., cap. 42, it is ordered and appointed that all Depositions and Recognisances be returned forthwith to the Clerk of Assize (J. L. Mathews, Esq.) at the Oxford Circuit Office, 13, King's Bench Walk, Temple, London, E.C. Dated this 10th day of June, 1893. JOHN MOXON, Under Sheriff. Under-Sheriff's Office, 5, Commercial street, Newport. Manor of Wentsland and Bryngwin, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. NOTICE is Hereby Given that a GENERAL COURT BARON, or GREAT COURT of the Lady and Lords of the said Manor will be Holden on FRIDAY, the Twenty-third day of June inst., at the CLARENCE HOTEL, PONTY- POOL, within the Manor and County aforesaid, at Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon, when and where the customary Tenants of the said Manor and all Persons owing suit and service to the Lady and Lords are required to attend. -fi-is requested that instructions for any transfers intended to be effected at the said Court may be given to the Steward not later than the 17th inst. CHARLES J. PARKES, Chief Steward of the Manor. Wentsland Estate Office, Pontypool, 8th June, 1893. GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY, ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW AT CHESTER. CHEAP EXCURSIONS will run as under: MONDAY. JUNE 19, to LLANGOLLEN, CHESTER, Bala, Rhyl, Liverpool, Manchester, etc., for 8 days, leaving Aberdare 9.1 a.m., Moun- tain Ash 9.10, Merthyr 8.55, Quakers Yard 9.18, Treharris 9.22, Dowlais 8 50, Pontypool 10.3, Usk 10.5, Pontypool Road 11.25, and Abergavenny at 11.40 a.m. On THURSDAY, June 22, Day Trip to CHESTER, Birkenhead, and LIVERPOOL, leav- ing Aberdare 5.50 a.m., Mountain Ash 6.0, Merthyr 5.50, Abercanaid 5.55, Aberfan 6, Quakers Yard 6.15, Treharris 6.20, Llancaiach 6.24. Rhymney Junction 6.30, Tredegar Junction 6.35, Crumlin 6.45, Pontypool (Clarence-street) 7.0, and Abergavenny 7.32 a.m. For full particulars see bills. HY. LAMBERT, General Manager. LONDON & NORTH-WESTERN RAILWAY. ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW AT CHESTER, JUNE 17 to 23. ON THURSDAY, June 22nd (the First Shilling Day), Cheap Tickets will be issued by Express Excursion Train to CHESTER also Rhyl and Llandudno—from Newport, Pontypool Road, and stations on the Merthyr, Tredegar, and Abergavenny lines. Owing to an error, the fare from L. & N.-W. stations, mentioned above, to Chester. ha» been shewn on the first issue of! »"» excess of what will be charged. are requested to obtain a bill marKea "Amended Bill," which bears the correct and lower charge on it. 11 DAYS IN SCOTLAND. On JUNE 23, Cheap 11 Days Tickets will be issued to EDINBURGH, Glasgow, Ganrock, and Greenock-from Newport, &c. For times, fares, and every information in connection with the above trips, see small bills, which can be obtained at the stations, or from the offices of Mr J. BISHOP, Abergavenny. FRED HARRISON, Euston-June 14,1893. General Manager. THE LARGEST PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS AND PORTRAIT PAINTERS IN THE WORLD. A. & G. TAYLOR, PHOTOGRAPHERS, BV Special Royal Warrant to Her Majesty the Queen and T.R.H. the Prince and Princess of Wales, WESLEY CHAMBERS, Nearly opposite Town Hall, 157, COMMERCIAL STREET, NEWPORT. For Permanent Enlargements in Black and White, go to A. and G. TAYLOR. For Portraits in Oils of all description (special terms for Presentation Paintings), go to > A. and G. TAYLOR. For Cricket, Family, or Pic-nic Groups, go to A. and G. TAYLOR. For Panel Imperial Cabinet or Carte de Visite Portraits, go to A. and G. TAYLOR. All work guaranteed of the Finest Quality and Best Finish. Messrs A. and G. TAYLOR would respect- fully draw the attention of their numerous Patrons and others that they, having^recently at considerable outlay added to their Grand New Studio at Newport all the most Modern Appli- ances and Newest Accessories, and to which they are continually adding. regardless of expense, have now no hesitation in saying that they have the very Best Facilities in the Provinces for executing Portraiture of all description, including all the latest Processes. Cabinets, 15s. per dozen Carte de Visites, 6s. per dozen. ROYAL HOTEL, USK. THE Proprietor, who is leaving, has instructed Mr H. J ACOBS to Sell byPublic Auction, upon the premises, on MONDAY, June 19th, 1893, the most useful and well-preserved HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE And EFFECTS; Being the appointments of six bedrooms, sittingr room, assembly room, bar, smokeroom, taproom* bar parlour, kitchens, yard, stables, &c. Sale to commence at 12 o'clock. Auctioneer and Valuer's Offices- Pontypool and Abersychan. PRELIMINARY I THE PONTYPOOL JJECREATION GROUNDS WILL BE OPENED ON Mabon's Day, July 3, IEQS WHEN A VARIETY OF SPORTS, INCLUDING CYCLING, FOOTRACING, &c.i Will take place; and, by the kind permission of LIEUT.-COL. BRADNEY, the BAND OF THE 3rd V.B. SOUTH WALES larlili, BORDERERS, Under the leadership of Mr. S. T. RODERICK will be in attendance, and will perform a Selection of Dance and other Music. Entrance Forms may be had of Mr. HENS? PEACH, Greyhound Hotel. ADMISSION, 6D.; GRAND STAND, IS. 6D. _ir_- PONTYPOOL RECREATION GROUND* OPENING DAY, MABON'S iMONDAY, JULY 3RD, 1893. TENDERS FOR REFRESHMENTS. T-ENDERS are invited for the Supply of Refreshments at the Refreshment Rooo* in the Grand Stand at the above Grounds, 00 the occasion of the Opening as above. TenderS- to be sent to Mr HENRY PEACH, Secretary Tr/r^ th?^ J»°'JP001' Dot llteI ttaB N.B.—Entry Forms for the Sports are QOW ready, and may be obtained of Mr Peach. J9 DAVID PARRY, DECEASED. f.' I PURSUANT to the Act of Parliament 22121 1 P and 23rd Victoria, chapter 35, intituled U AJJ, Act to further amend the Law of Property, and ■ to relieve trustees," Notice is Hereby üiveØ ■ that all creditors and other persons having a B claims or demands against the estate of David B Parry, late of 25, Blenheim-terrace, Leeds, in tb*B County of York, gentleman, deceased (who died H on the 7th day of January, 1893 and whf fl will was proved in the District Registry o* S Wakefield, of the Probate Division of lelor Majesty's High Court of Justice on the 26tb day of May 1893, by Henry Inchbele; the ■ younger, of Leeds, Manufacturing Stationed i|| and Florence Mary Holwell, wife of Edward Baines Holwell, of Leeds, aforesaid, two o* the executors therein named), are hereby quired to send the particulars, in writing, of their claims or demands to us, the undersigned, till solicitors for the said executors, on or before tbØ 30th day of September next, after which datf the said executors will proceed to distribute t I assets of the said deceased amongst the perwo I entitled thereto, having regard only ta tJ £ I p.lftimH and demands of which they shall thffj, I have had notice and they will not be liable & the assets of the said deceased, or any part thew. B of, so distributed to any person or persons V whose claims or demands they shall (not theo ■ have had notioe. iw. tw.- S Dated this 14th day of June, 1898. fl "DUNNING, KAY, & ARMSTRONG, fl 4, Butts Court, Leeds, |1 Solicitors for the Executors- Jjfl TREVETHIN SCHOOL BOARV- TO BUILDERS, PAINTERS, &c. flj TENDERS are invited by the above Boaf^ for the execution of certain ALTERA TIONS and Repairs at the Pantygasseg Boar School. Specification can be seenn and after Saturdw next with Mr J OHN EVANS, Bristol HouS" Pontnewynydd. Tenders endorsed Pantygasseg School" to]v sent to Mr Evans on or Defore the 24th lWl The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted. „ HENRY BYTHWAY, Clerk to the Bostd- Pontypool, June 15,1893. J>ONTYPOOL Q.AS & ^^ATEF (J NOTICE. IT is requested that, during the Drought, immediate notice be se»* w f Company's Office any as economically as nfe against using f gardens and wasto°g .P • Persons found wasting the water, or using for other purposes than those agreed upon, wu1 be proceeded against. By Order. T. B. PEARSON, Secretary. Mill Road, Pontypool. J L LANFRECHFA UPPER L ocN" I BOARD. 4 THE above Board Hereby Request that duri» £ the continuance of the present Drought, WATER from their Waterworks will be used as Economically as possible, and, as far as practi- cable, not for any other than purely domestic puf' poses. r It is also requested that all Leakages be » once notified to Mr THOMAS DAGGER, Surveyor" Pontnewydd. L By Order, § ISAAC JONES, Clerk, r j Market-street, PontypooL 12th June, 1893. ——— ANFRECHFA UPPER IPCAID BOARD. TENDERS are invited by the above Board fo* the CONSTRUCTION of a 9 In. SEWEBj from Mount Pleasant and Maindee-terrace, to the top of Pontnewydd Village, a distan c of about 600 yards. I Plans a»d Specifications may be seen, and fui1 particulars obtained of Mr THOMAS DAGGER' Surveyor, Prospect Place, Pontnewydd, Moo. Sealed Tenders endorsed Tender for Sewer,' to be sent to the undersigned, on or before June 24tb, 1893. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. ISAAC JONES, Clerk. Market-street, Pontypool, Mon. CRANE STREET BREWERY PONTYPOOL. FPROBYN, Maltster, begs to announce • that he has commenced Brewing ALES FROM MALT & HOPS ONLÝ, And respectfully solicits the patronage of the Public generally. All Orders addressed to Brewery will receive prompt attention. SUPPLIED IN CASKS OF ALL SIZES. FRESH BARM AND GRAINS.