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.eap Scale of Charges for PREPAID Advertisements of the Wanted, "For Sale," and "To Let," Class n K K K INSERTION i INSERTIONS W orcls. 6J. is. 3d. Words. 0J, Is. 9d. Words Is. 2s. 3d. Words la. 3d. 2s. 9d. Words. Is. 6d. 3s. 6d. gaantEO. OOD GENERAL Wanted, must have good JT character, and understand plain cooking, fo "washing another servant kept wages £ 12. Mrs. JONES, Overstone Lodge, Maindee, New- port, Mon. WANTED, General SERVANT for small family in Cardiff.—Mrs. W ATKINS, Ty Mawr, Usk. rta CERTIFICATED ASSISTANT for Standard 3 400 on books mixed department one leaving through ill-health.—MASTER, Town National School, Pontypool. rP WANTED, a General SERVANT, able to do plain cooking housemaid kept no washing. Apply, Mrs. AVARNE, Crossfield House, Blaenavon. rep WANTED, TENDERS for Straw and Swedes.—Apply «T. G. RICHARDS, Tranch. WANTED, an experienced General SER- VANT, good character, age 20 to 25.— Apply, by letter, to M, Free Press Office, Ponty- pool. n20p CWMBRAN SCIENCE & ART CLASSES. —WANTED, a qualified Person to teach Freehand, Geometry, and Shading. Apply, giving terms, &c., to A. W. MORGAN, Secretary. WANTED, a good General SERVANT' able to do Plain Cooking.—Apply, MRS. F. J. PHILLIPS, 17, Commercial-street, Ponty- pool. rep WANTED, respectable middle-aged Person as Working HOUSEKEEPER for a Business House. — Apply, with references, An 11. WILLIAMS, Draper, Pontypool. ta WANTED, SEWING at lady's own house boys' suits and general sewing.—Address, L. 34, Commercial-street, Griffithstown, near Newport. rep FURNISHED APARTMENTS.—Wanted, by single man, Parlour and Bedroom, with attendance.—Address, Beta," Free Press Office. rep EXPERIENCED GENERAL SERVANT Wanted.—Mrs. W. H. PITTEN. Welsh Back, Pontypool. rep YOUNG LADY desires Engagement as morning or resident GOVERNESS (young children); companion or any position of trust. —"X.Y.Z. Free Press Office. nl3p WANTED to RENT, with View to Purchase, small HOUSE and SHOP neighbourhood Pontypool.-Particulars, Mrs. ELIZA ROGERS, Trosnant, Pontypool. nl3p WANTED immediately, a General SER- VANT one who understands plain cook- ing age from 25 to 30. None need apply without food references. — Apply, Mrs. HALL, Ship lotel, Pontypool. ta WANTED, 25,000 Persons to call and inspect SMITH'S New Stock of LAMPS. Gem Hand Lamps from 6d. Table Lamps. Best Burners from 10id. See the Globe Vulcan Brass Safety Lamps from 25 to 100 candle power. Glasses will not break while burning. Cooking and Bedroom Stoves. Lanterns. All kinds of Lamp requisites, etc., etc. 20 per cent. cheaper than any other house in the trade. Furnishing Ironmongery at list prices. A very large stock of Paperhangings to clear from 2id. per piece hundreds of patterns to select from. China, Glass, Earthenware. Household requisites of every description. Call and see them. Goods delivered free. Come early to avoid a crush at Smith's Little Gem. Furnishing Stores, High- street, Abersychan (opposite Mr. Wm. Lewis's, grocer). J jfot Jbale. FURNITURE SALE.—Dining-room, Draw- JL' ing-room, and Bedroom Suites, Sideboards, Cabinets, Overmantles, &c. Inspection invited. Note address.-HARRIS, The Market, Newport. < n27p SALE of Brass and Iron Bedsteads, Spring Mattresses, Wool Do., and Feather Beds, at greatly reduced prices.—HARRIS, The Market, Newport. n27p -| /?S. /?D., Spring Couch. Large Sofa, 32s. J.O O Kitchen Table, 8s. 6d. Six Strong Chairs, 2s. 6d. each. Great bargains.—HARRIS, The Market, Newport. n27p FOR SALE by Private Bargain, various Articles of FURNITURE, including hand- some bookcase, velvet suite, oval loo table, chimney glass, bedroom furniture, &c.—Apply to DR. MILNE, Garndiffaith. n2op "I Q GUINEAS.—PIANO, upright iron grand, JL O seven octaves, check action, trichord, ivory, registered 18 guineas. Inspection invited. HARRIS, Market, Newport. n27p DRAWING Table, 8ft., solid mahogany, patent-screw, extending, two insertions, hurdsoEue carved legs, 13 15s. Oak Pedestal Table, 45s.-E. E. BARRIS, Newport. n27p FOUR. ROOMED HOUSE Furnished Com- JT plete for 17 Guineas Villa Residence 30 ,to 70 Guineas. Lists free.-B. E. HARRIS, urnishing Contractor, The Market, Newport. Established 40 yearj. No agents. n27p A SOLID GOLD KEEPER given away to every purchaser of a Wedding Ring. ALLMARK, Crane-street, Pontypool. ta TWO 8-Day Vienna regulator CLOCKS, brass weights, beautifully finished through- out, 21s. each.—ALLMARK, Crane-street, Ponty- pool. ta VERY large Marble CLOCK, goes 14 days, T and strikes hours and half-hours, 70s.— ALLMARK, Crane-street, Pontypool. ta THREE Splendid Silver Lever WATCHES, JL English made cases, at 30s. each; worth double.—ALLMARK, Crane-street, Pontypool. ta FOUR Splendid Silver Geneva WATCHES, four jewels, well finished, 15s. each.— ALLMARK, Crane-street, Pontypool. ta /TTO GAS ENGINE, 1 £ h.p. actual, for VY SALE; to make room for a larger engine. Can be seen running any day.—HUGHES and SON, Pontypool. pta PATR. of TRESTLES for Sale, 8ft. high. May be seen at Free Press Office. ta ;>ALE, TWO NANNY GOATS £ 1 or 1 6d. each,—No. 2, PENYGRAIO-TERRACE, Pcn'vj: ool. rep FOR SALE, five-year-old HUNTER or will t.t it out for its winter keep.—Apply J. G. RICHARDS, Tranch. JTA AAA CABBAGE PLANTS for Sale oU^UUU very strong; of the following rts- Wheeler's, Enfield, Market, and Oftnam. Guaranteed free from running 4s. per .1,000, or 6d. per 100—Apply, H. KNIFE, Coedygnc If arm, Grigethstown. ta FOR SALE, a light Four-wheel WAGGON suitable for greengrocer or furniture dealer -Apply, FOUNTAIN INN, Blaenavon. 1310mp FOR SALE, a large quantity of small POTATOES, for Pig-feed. — Apply, H. KXIPE, Griffithstown, near Newport. ta COAL (quality universally recommended by buyers in the district), at 8s. 4d. per ton at pit's mouth.—D. BUCK, Old Lion, Abersychan. ta PLANTS FOR SALE.—Mein's No. 1, Wheeler's Selected, Daniel's Defiance, Im- proved Nonpariel, &c. Anyone wishing to grow Early Cabbage will do well to give these sorts a trial.—Apply, JAS. H. HOWELLS, Nantyderry. ta A GOOD SUPPLY of NEW MILK twice daily at 36 Nicholas-street. PontypooL ta HARMONIUMS, full compass, organ-shaped Jd cases, and warranted for ten years, from S3 17s 6d only. BEVAN & Co., Limited, Furnishers and Music WarehousemeR, Ponty- pool.. Igo Ift I.JL I COMFORT ABLE ROOMS (with or without vy board), within easy distance of town.- K. J. Free Press Office. nl3p TO LET, by Tender,Large and Commodious PREMISES, of two floors, in West-street, Pontypool, suitable for Warehouse, Sale or Auction Room. Applications to view and Tenders to be sent to E. JONES, Club Chambers, Pontypool. ta COMFORTABLE LODGINGS for1 or 2 respectable young men.—Apply, "A.B.O, Free Press Office. rcp QITTING-ROOM and BEDROOM TO LET, O for 2 young gentlemen terms moderate.— Apply, No. 7, JOHN-STREET, Pontypool. rep TO be LET or SOLD, RIVER VIEW, Usk Two reception, five bedrooms, front and back staircase, pantry, china pantry, kitchen, scullery, greenhouse, orchard, lawns. Situate close to Usk, on highway to Pontypool; facing Island (common rights) and river. Apply HARRIS, on premises. n20p TO LET, FURNISHED BEDROOM and SITTING ROOM for single gentleman. -Apply, Mrs. UPTON, Church-road, Griffiths- town; n nl3p lost. f* -( REWARD. — Lost, in a black bag at oVl Pontypool, on Tuesday, Oct. 10th, £ 8. Anyone returning same to the Police Station at Pontypool, will receive the above reward, rp — — Mfscellaiirous FOOTBALL. The Blaenavon Wanderers J" have Oct. 14th, 21st Dec. 9th Jan. 6th, 20th March 31st at home. Dec. 16th, Jan. 13th, March 10th, 17th, 24th away. n20ta PONTYPOOL and District 622nd Starr-Bow- JL kett Building Society. Appropriation Meeting at the Victoria Coffee Hotel, Wednes- day, 25th October, 8 p.m. X200 or £100 Ballot. New members received up to Monday, 23rd Oct. —WM. WILLIAMS, Secretary. n20p BLAENAVON.-To be OPENED, Saturday Oct. 7th, the old-established BUTCHER x BUSINESS, next door to Fountain Inn, with a choice assortment of meat.—W. HORTON, pro- prietor. 13tajt 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 COLT BREAKING by WM. NEWMAN, Aber- sychan. Ladies and Gentlemen taught Riding and Driving. Horses bought and soldon Commission. Singeing and Clipping. ta MONEY— £ 5 to £ 1,000.—If you want to BORROW a few pounds privately, at a fair rate of interest (distance no object), apply T. G. BARTON, 15, Bridge-street, Newport. Cash advanced same day as applied for, as tnere are no principals to be consulted. To COAL PROPRIETORS. THE PONTYPOOL GAS and WATER COMPANY are prepared to receive TENDERS for the SUPPLY of BEST LARGE GAS COAL, for their Gas Works, for six or twelve menths, commencing o> the 1st day of November next. The Coal to be delivered free on the Great Western Sidings at Crane-street, Pontypool, or Clarence-street, Pontypool, or the Ebbw Vale -Company's Siding, Pontymoil, in such quantities and at such times as may be required. Further particulars may be obtained on appli- cation to the undersigned. Tenders to be addressed to the Chairman of the Company, endorsed Tender for Gas Coal," and delivered at the Company's office, Mill-road, Trosnant, Pontypool, not later than MONDAY, October 23rd. The Directors do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any tender. By order, T. B. PEARSON, Secretary. Pontypool Gas and Water Offices, October 6th, 1893. PONTYPOOL GAS AND WATER COMPANY. CONSTRUCTION OF NEW WORKS. ISSUE OF 500 NEW "C" SHARES of £ 10 each, payable £ 1 per share on applica- cation, and the balance on the 1st December, 1893. ——- TENDERS are INVITED for the PUR- CHASE of the above in Lots of 10 Shares. Applicants may Tender for any number of Lots. The Shares are sold pursuant to the powers conferred on the Company by and subject to the provisions of the Pontypool Gas and Water Act, 1890, and the Acts incorporated therewith, and all Tenders will be deemed to be subject thereto and to the terms therein contained. The Shares will rank for Dividend from the date of payment in full. Should no Allotment be made, the Deposit will be returned in full. Forms of Tender may be obtained on applica- tion to the undersigned. Tenders to be sent to me not later than MON- DAY, 30th October, 1893. By order, I T. B. PEARSON, I Secretary. Gas and Water OSces, Pontypool, 30th September, 1893. LLANFOIST SCHOOL BOARD. GABN SCHOOLS, NR. BLAENAVON, MON. WANTED, beginning of next year, CERTI- FICATED HEADMASTER, married, holding first-class Drawing Certificate, and qualified to superintend pupil teachers. Salary (based on estimated average of 105, and whicn salary will be increased in case of a larger aver- age),EI06 per annum and Drawing and Pupil Grant and House. Also, a CERTIFICATED MISTRESS for Infant Department. Salary, £ 65 per annum. Applications, with copies of recent testimonials to be sent to me on or before SATURDAY, 28th October, instant. J. B. WALFORD, Abergavenny, Clerk to the Board. LLANFRECHFA UPPER LOCAL BOARD. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at the Ordinary Monthly Meeting of the Llan- frechfa Upper Local Board, held in the Board- room, Pontnewydd, on MONDAY, the ninth day of October instant, the following RESOLUTION was passed:— That the whole of the Public Health Acts Amendment Act, 1890, and the Private Street Werks Act, 1892, be adopted and come into operation in the Urban Sanitary District of Llanfrechfa Upper on and after the 11th day of December, 1893." Dated the 10th day of October, 1893. ISAAC JONES, Clerk to the Board. Market-street, PontypooL FREEHOLD BUILDING LAND To be SOLD, or LET On Lease; situated on the Upper Road between Pontypool and Pontnewynydd. For terms, apply to Mr. G. J. JEE, Pontypool. R. W. WOOLLEY IS NOW SHOWING SI NEW GOODS 5} In all Departments, INCLUDING NOVELTIES IN TRIMMED AND UNTRIMMED MILLINERY. Every Novelty for the present Season in MILLINERY MATERIALS. Ladies' and Children's OUTFITTING of every Description. For the Largest Selection of Autumn and Winter MANTLES, JACKETS (braided and fur trimmed), CAPES, MACKIN- TOSHES, SHAWLS, SKIRTS, &c., &c. DRESS MATERIALS. This Department is replete with all the Latest Designs and Newest Colours in Hopsacks, "Whipcords, Diagonal Cheviots, Satin Cloths, Fancy Tweeds, Serges, Meltons, Skirtings, &e.: Complete Sets of Patterns are now ready, and will be sent, post free, on application. The Newest Productions in Buttons, Braids, Ruchings, and other Dress and Mantle Trimmings. DRESSMAKING. Special Attention is given in this Department to secure utmost possible excellency of Fit, Style, and Work; and a continuance of favours and kind recommendation is respectfully solicited. All Orders executed with promptness, and at Moderate Charges. BLANKETS. A well assorted Stock of Cloth and Whitney and Coloured Blankets and Rugs, in all sizes. I I FLANNELS. All makes in White and Scarlet and Shirting Flannels. REAL WELSH Shirtings Apronings, & Skirtings; I best value possible. KNITTING WOOLS. "THE EXCELSIOR" KNITTING WOOL BALL. The Bested. Ball in the Trade. ANOTHER LARGE DELIVERY OF WOOLS AND YARNS THIS WEEK. All Colours in Petticoat Yarn, Scotch Fingering, and the Noted 'DORSET,' 'POLYDOR,' and 'AJAX Wools. PARRY and ROCKE'S Celebrated Welsh Yarns, in all Colours, at Lowest Prices. FURNISHING DRAPERY. JUST OPENED, A New Showroom for this Department. A GRAND DISPLAY OF Carpets, Linoleums, Floorcloths, Goatskin Rugs, Cocoa Mats, India Mats, Curtains of all kinds. Table Covers, in all sizes, Window Hollands, Fringes, Bindings, > &c., Hassocks, Table Baizes, Mantel Borderings, I Down Quilts, &c. SEE WINDOWS. SEE WINDOWS. SEE WINDOWS. R W. WOOOLLEY, 24, 26, 26A, COMMERCIAL STREET, PONTYPOOL I RCADE JYJANTLE SHOP. E- FOWLER IS SHOWING NEW MANTLES, NEW BRAIDED JACKETS, NEW FUR TRIMMED Do., NEW REEFER Do., NEW FUR-LINED CAPES, NEW GOLF Do., NEW LADIES' ULSTERS, NEW CHILDRENS' Do., NEW LADIES' MACKINTOSHES; NEW CHILDRENS' Do., FURS FURS Fu-Rs!! THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT, THE NEWEST SHAPES, THE LATEST NOVELTIES, at Lowest Prices. E. FOWLER, LION HOUSE AND HANBURY ARCADE, 1 PONTYPOOL. I I f- 1893] 1894] AUTUMN AND WINTER NOVEOIES. LATEST DESIGNS. NEWEST FASHIONS. TVTRS. GRUNN announce that in all Departments of her EstPlishment will ™fxra u°w found an Extensive Assortment of the NEWET PRODUC- KIIXUOKETS? DBESS°GOODrSfettcth|rrr A NEW WORKROOM HAS BEEN BUILT TO MEET INCREASINGBUSINESS. DRESSMAKING under skilled management; Style and Fit can be absolutelvelied upon, The favour of an early call is respectfully solicited. I Agent for Pullar's Dye Works, Perth. 30, GEORGE STREET, PONTYPOOL. I OCTOBER, 1893. r- BRISTOL J^XHIBITIOpfe^ j- u' AT STAND 13 2, example will be fo d ef ARTISTIC and INEXPENSIVE FURNITURE, i Comprising a DRAWING-ROOM in the now Pr(alent Style of Louis XV, a BEDROOM fitted with l'own Oak Furniture, and a BEDSTEAD of NEW ?HAPE, .1 while OARtETS of Various Kinds comple the EXHIBIT. I The whole is representative of the 04ss OF FURNITURE MANUFACTURED AND SOLD BY j TRAPNELL & QANlj X-A COMPLETE HOUSE FURNisdias, 161 & 162, Commercial-street, NE ORT. CATALOGUES FRBE. IMPORTANT NOTICE. I FoR A GRAND DISPLAY OF BEST NEW SEASONS STOCK OF [ BOOTS J & I ShJES 1 THE BEST VALUE IN THE DISTRICT, GO TO J. G. NICHOJS, BOOT & SHOE MANUFACTURER, & LTIIEB SELLER, Jubilee Buildings, Crane Street, 101itypool. All Styles i at All Prices. Best Class of Goods Guaranteed. Prompt Attention to all Orders. or An Inspection and Trial So/^cl, Repairs Neatly and bpqitiougy Executed, pioTE THE ADDRESS:— JUBILEE BUILDINGS, CRANE STREET, FC^YPOOL. ————— —— |, T FREEHOLD BUILDING LAND FOR SALE. PONTNEWYNYDD, NR. PONTYPOOL. THE Site is well adapted for Building, has the advantage of a southern aspect, and there now remain about 100 plots of 17 feet front- age, situate within easy reach of Llanerch, Tirpen- twys, and other collieries, ironworks, &c., and with con venien trail way communication. Apply to D. J. LOUGHER, Bank Chambers, Miuiag Engineer. Pontypool LOf OUT FOR -r- THE F'I1{ OF NOVEMBER. F I B fi>~0 R K S ^JWOEKS. JjiOR EVE^v CtASS FIREWORKS, J. BL BAKER S, <$?FBJOTIONER, HIG0 SIPRAT, PONTYPOOL. h PRIMITI PARK ORGAN After Reno ON SUNDAY ORGA MR. FRED } (Organist of St. -Mary's, Organist of Clij PREACB REY. JOSEPH (Bristol). Services at 11 THURSDAY, OC1 Grand Evening tender the direction of Mr. (Alaw Gwent: Organist—Mr. W. H. E SUNDAY, OCTOBEl The Services will be continued am L VEST FESTIVAL celebra Preacher—Rev. J. WILSOi For particulars see Bills. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. THE CANTATA JOSEPH," Will be Performed 08 CHRISTMAS DAY, 1893, By the SARDIS CHOIR, GARNDIFFAITH, and Friends. ABERSYCHAN BOARD SCHOOLS -?:=, TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION CLASSES. THE Committee beg to announce that the CLASSES for the Season 1893-4, Commenced on MONDAY, OCTOBER 9TH, 1893. The following Classes will be conducted during the Session :— MONDAY— Teacher- 5.45 to 6.45 p.m.—Geology—Mr. E. W. Sup all „ „ M.A., B.Sc. 7.30 to 8.30—Human Physiology—Mr W S Grant TUESDAY- 7.45 to 8.45—Inorganic Chemistry—Mr. T. 8 Shegog, F.I.C., F.C.S 7.0 to 8.0—Arithmetic— LW. N Q TI, 8.0 to 9.0—Mathematics— } Mr* D* S- Th6mas WEDNESDAY- 7.15 to 8.15—Plane and Solid Geometry-Missel Bray and Wells 8.10 to 9.10—Sound, Light, and Heat— mTTmion t Mr. F. J. W. Hayes THURSDAY— 7.15 to 8.15—Principles of Mining—Mr. W. Addie. FRIDAY- 7.15 to 8.15—Machine Construction——' Mr. W. Simons 7.10 to 8.10—Freehand, Model, Light ( wad Shade, &c.— Misses Bray and Weill Fees for the Subjects, 2s. 6d. for one ls. 6d. for each suo- ceeding Subject taken. Intending Students are roquted tb enroll themselves at the commencement of the Session. PONTYPOOL SCIENCE AND ART CLASSES, j THE PONTYPOOL TECHNICAL JL INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE have much pleasure in announcing that they have arranged for CLASSES to be held at BOARD SCHOOLS, PARK TERRACE, as follows TUESDAYS: Applied Mechanics. 7.30 to 8.30 p.m. Steam 8.30 to 9.30 p.m. Teacher: Mr. A. J. JOSHUA, Whitworth Scholar WEDNESDAYS: Freehand Drawing I 7 Q ™ n ™ Model Drawing f 7 to 9.30 p.m. Teacher Mr. W. S. GRANT. FRIDAYS Practical Plane and Solid Geometry 7.30 to 8.30 Machine Construction 8.30 to 9.30 Teacher: Mr. A. J. JOSHUA, Whitworth Scbrf&r. Fees: One Subject, 3e.; Two Subject^ 5S> From October, 1893, to May, 1894. Ail f'aes are payable in advance. The Classes commence on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17th. A Cl^> Human Physiology yn\l be started if a snffiraent number of students give in their names to the Teachers, or to E. JONES, Secretary, Club Chambers. GREAT WESTEBN RAILWAY. BREWERS' EXHIBITION AT THE AGRICULTURAL HALL. CHEAP EXCURSIONS will run as under :— On SATURDAY Night, Oct. 21st, to LONDON for 5, or 6 Days, leaving Aberdare at 11.20 Mountain Ash 11.30, Merthyr 11.15, Abercanaid 11.20, Aberfan 11.25, Quakers Yard 11.40, Trehavris 11.50, Llancaiach 11.55, Rhymney midnight, Tredegar Junction 12.10 ajna. SunAay morning, Crumlin 12.15, Pontypool (Clarence Street) 12.35, Pontypool Road 12.40. For full particulars see bills. HENRY LAMBERT, General Manager. Book Newspaper Agenc* MRS. PHIPPS begs to inform the inhabit of Pontypool and District that WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS, WEEKLY > MONTHLY PERIODICALS AND Bf HORNER'S PENNY STORIES, 8 Can be obtained at 8, AVON TERRACE, OSBORNE AND THE MARKET BOOK and N STALL, as usual. PONTYPOOL HIGH THE WINTER SESSION -i. WEDNESDAY, Septemt CATHEDRAL SCHOL CLASSES FOB INSTRUCTION are now in course of formation, • ■ Mr. J. EDMONDE (Alaw Gwent). Fee Class, Id. per week for the Adra Cathedral Scholarship, 58. per Term of ence given to boys from 8 to 13 years will be held on Mondays at 4.30, Ladies with a fair knowledge of the for the advanced class. Applicatior made to Mr. J. ED2IONDE, au, Nicho EVENING CLASSES f TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS at' SAUNDERS instmets in SHOT Day and Weekly P, r aoUEBTFABQUB I