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BRECON AND MERTHYR RAILWAY. SEA B ATHIN Gr I ABERYSTWITH, ABERDOVEY, TOWYN, AND BORTH, VIA THE MID-WALES RAILWAY. On and after THURSDAY, JUNE 1st, and until further notice, CHEAP RETURN TICKETS will be issued by the Ordinary Trains to above places, for 3, 7, or 14 days, including day of issue and return, as follows :— THREE DAYS' EACH. SEVEN OB, FOURTEEN DAYS l88«ed on St £ Sndarrn W1 4116 Issued on any day by the Ordinary Trains. 1ST CLASS. COV. CAR. 1ST CLASS. COV. CAR. DOWLAIS ) t TALYBONT j 8s. 18s. 10s. GLASBURY ( „ > 12s. 6d. /s. 6d. 18s. 9s. WHITNEY ) EARDISLEY } 4$, 8s. 6d. 19a. 10s. KINNERSLEY ) MOORHAMPTON. 15s. 9s. 19s. 6d. lis. CREDENHILL > n OA ,0 HEREFORD J 15s. 6d. 9s. 20s. 12s. 6d. These Tickets will be available to return by the Ordinary Trains within 3 or 14 days from the date of issue. Passengers will be allowed to break their journey at Machynlleth or Ynyslas. For particulars as to Trains running through to Aberystwith, see the Company's Time Bills. Traffic Manager's Office, Brecon, May 19th, 1865. BY ORDER. SPECIAL MOTIOE. TO THE GENTLEMEN OF BRECON AND SURROUNDING NEIGHBOURHOOD. THE Cheapest and only House where the newest and most fashionable French Silk, Velvet Nap, Grease Proof, and Self Adjusting HAT can be obtained, is at J..MOE&AN AND TOP OF SHIP STREET. 10s. 6d., 12s., 14s. The above Hats are delightful and easy for the fore- head, and warranted to give every satisfaction to the purchaser. He) W MAKE .¡,' ia "'J .1 ¡, TO MONEY. BY investing your purchase capital at HENRY PHIPPS'S, Cheap Clothing Establishment, Red House, High Street, Brecon, where Hats, Caps, Coats, Vests, Trousers, Leather Leggings, Shirts, Braces, &c., are kept in endless variety. Annexed is a list of prices, which will convey to you the great interest you will obtain by depositing your cash at this NEW and CHEAP SHOP. t, One trial will prove this important fact. X s. d. Men's good Overcoats 0 8 11 Boys Ditto 0 5 11 Men's Cloth Vests 0 2 6 Boys Ditti 0 1 3 Men's Cloth Trousers 0 6 11 X s. d. Boys Cloth Trousers 0 4 3 Men's and Boys Caps, from 0 0 3 Silk Ties 0 0 3 Scarfs 0 () 5 Leather Leggings 20d. to 0 3 6 TAKE NOTICE.—This large stock cannot be sold except for ready money, and no abatement. DAVID MORGAN, TAILOR AND DRAPER, HIGH STREET, BRECON. RESPECTFULLY invites the attention of the Public to his LARGE STOCK of VELVET PILE HATS, finished expressly for his trade bv the undermentioned eminent firms:- MESSRS. LINCOLN and BENNETTT, „ BENNETT and FIELD, and A -,ri „ EVEI^EIGH and SON— < Also to his VARIED STOCK of SILK UMBRELLAS for Ladies and Gentlemen, finished on Paragon Frames. CLOTHING, as usual, CUT upon the most SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES. L:.J. "4, t !T AGENT FOR J 1, ;0" NIC Ho I, I, S ciF TR OELBBEATED OOATS. < 11 I I BRECONSHIRE SUMMER ASSIZES, 1865. THE Commissions of Nisi Prius, of Oyer and Terminer, and of General Gaol Delivery for the County of Brecon, will be opened at the SHIRE HALL, BRECON, on FRIDAY, the 28th day of JULY, 1865, before The Honorable KIR WILLIAM SHEE, KNIGHT, one of the Justices -our Lady the Queen assigned to hold Pleas before the Queen herself; when all Justices of the ■Peaces, Mayors, Coroners, and Bailiffs of Liberties ^ithin the said County, and all Jurors, Persons bound by Recognizances, and others having busi- ness, are required to attend. HENRY GWYNNE VAUGHAN, ESQUIRE. SHERIFF. Brecon, 27th June, 1865. BRECONSHIRE. FREEHOLD PROPERTY for SALE. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, On SA TURDA Y the 29th day of JULY, 1865, BY MR. JOHN PROBERT, At the BLACK COCK INN, BRECON, subject to such conditions as shall' be then and there produced. THE following valuable Property, called CWM -'L PONDE, comprising a House and Garden with about THREE ACRES of FERTILE MEADOW LAND, and the TIMBER now stand- ing on the land. The property is situate in the parish of Llandefalley, near Velin Newydd. The Sale will commence, at two ol Ci'ocl, p.m. TURNIP SEASON, 1865. LLANELLEN MANURE WORKS, NEAR ABERGAVENNY. R- IMIO 3R, G-_A_ 2ST 3 S BONE SUPERPHOSPHATE £7 10s. PER TON. This Manure is an excellent Top dressing for Corn, Vetches, Clover, or Grass Land. Apply to MR. JOHN PROBERT, AUCTIONEER, BRECON. [A CARD.] -W- R- KUTG-, COACH MAKER, Lion Street, and Saint Michael Street, Brecon. Repairs neatly executed at moderate charges. PERAMBULATORS REPAIRED AND MADE TO ORDER. RED HOIJSE, EATING HOUSE, WATTON, BRECON. EDWARD WILLIAMS RESPECTFULLY informs his friends and the public generally, that they can be accommo- dated at any hour of the day, with hot or cold joints, soups, sausages, and brawn, of the best quality, tea., coffee, &c., &c., at the most moderate terms and shortest notice. All hinds of Vehicles at the shortest notice. KBENIOIT8 VECETABLE PILLS, Without a particle of Mercury, Antimony, or other mineral ingredient, require no confinement in- doors, nor any special rules with regard to diet, their operation having a strengthening tendency, and recommended for HEAD-ACHE, BILIOUS COMPLAINTS, AND ALL DISORDERS OF THE HEAD AND STOMACH. IMPORTANT MEDICAL TESTIMONY. COLERIDGE HOUSE, SWANSEA, Jan. 18, 1864. I have examined the Pills which go under the name of KERNICK'S PILLS," and I know their composition. I have also tested their effects. I can truly certify as to the absence of all mineral or injurious ingredients and I can safely recom- mend them as one of the best aperient Pills for ordinary use in constipated habits that I know, JOHN BALBIRNIE, M.A. M.D BRISTOL, September, 1862. Sir,—After trying many doctors for the Liver Complaint, and all of them failing to do me any good, I took one box of your Pills, and to my astonishment found instant relief, and before the second box was consumed was entirely cured. RICHARD REES, The celebrated Cheap John. THESE INVALUABLE PILLS ARE PREPARED ONLY BY S. P. KERNICK, 23, DUKE STREET, CARDIFF. May be obtained through any Chemist, or his ap- pointed Agents, in Boxes at Is. lid. and 7kl. each. WHOLESALE AGENTS, LONDON BARCLAY & SONS LOCAL AGENTS: Trecastle,Mr. Watkins, Manchester House; Brecon, Mr. Jones, Stone-cutter; Llanfaes, and Mr. W. Evans, Gunsmith Crickhowell, Mr. Cristopher, Chemist Johnson, Johnson & Co's v< PORE UNCOLOURED TEA Is now preferred to all others. i., li It is decidedly the Purest Strongest Cheapest and Best, THE MOST Wholesome & Invigorating. Sold in Packets by Agents in every Town. war LOCAL agents- Brecon-Hall, Chemist, High Street. Aberdare-Thomas, Chemist. Aberavon—Jones, Printer. Abersychan—Martin, Post Office. Bridgend—Jones, Chemist. Brynmawr—Jones, Stationer. Cardiff-Drane, 11 Bute Street. Dow lais- Lewis, Chemist. Hay- VVatkins, Post Office. Llanelly- Morgan Griffiths. Merthyr—Gay, 55, High Street. Mountain Ash—Thomas, Chemist. Newport- Thomas, 170 and 129 Commercial Street. Nztntyglo-Allen, Post Office. •" Pontypool—Edwards, Printer. -i: Pontardawe—Evans, Post Office. Porthcawle-J ones, Chemist. Swansea—Andrew, 14 Castle Square. „ Thomas 65 Oxford1 Square. Tredegar—Crowe, 'Post Office. Ystalyfera—Davies, Bookseller. WHOLESALE WAPEIIOUSE, 17 BLOMFIED ST. CITY. ohnson, Johnson & Co's PURE UNCOLOURED TEA Is now preferred to all others. Sold in Packets by Agents ia every Town. SOLE AGENT IN BRECON, HALL, CHEMIST, High Street. Brecon & Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that an EX- TRAORDINARY MEETING of the Com- pany will be held at the Company's Offices, No. 7, Bank-buildings, Lothbury, in the City of London, on TUESDAY, the 1st day of August, 1865, at half-past 11 o'clock in the forenoon, pursuant to the Brecon and Merthyr Railway (Various Powers) Act, 1865, for the purpose of considering, and, if approved, carrying into effect the union of the separate undertaking with the general undertak- ing of the Company from such date and on such terms and conditions as may be determined in accordance with that Act. At this meeting votes will be allowed only in respect of the shares and stock in the separate undertaking of the Company. Dated this 13th day of July, 1865. W. ROBERTS, Secretary. Brecon & Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that an Ex- TRAORDINARY MEETING of the Com- pany will be held at the Company's .Offices, No. 7, Bank-buildings, Lothbury, in the City of London, on TUESDAY, the 1st day of August, 1865, at. a quarter before 12 o'clock in the forenoon, pursuant to the Brecon and Merthyr Railway (Various Powers) Act, 1865, for the purpose of considering, and, if approved, carrying into effect the union of the separate undertaking with the general under- taking of the Company from such date and on such terms and conditions as may be determined in accordance with that Act. At this meeting votes will net be allowed in respect of shares or stock in the separate undertaking of the Company. Dated this 13th day of July, 1865. W. ROBERTS, Secretary. Brecon & Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that an EX- TRAORDINARY MEETING of the Bre- con and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company will be held at the Company's Offices, No. 7, Bank- buildings, Lothbury, in the City of London, on TUESDAY, the 1st day of August, 1865, at 12 o'clock at noon, to sanction the creation of the New Shares or Stock by the Brecon and Merthyr Rail- way (Amalgamation) Act, 1865, authorised to be created in accordance with that Act, and also to sanction the creation of the New Shares or Stock by the Brecon and Merthyr Railway (Various Powers) Act, 1865, authorised to be created for (a) the purposes of the Ivor Junction and the Dowlais Junction Railways, and (b) common purposes as in that Act defined, and to sanction the issue of such shares or stock (a) and (b) respectively in such classes and of such amounts, and with such fixed, fluctuating, contingent, preferential, perpetual, ter- minable, deferred, or other dividend or interest, not exceeding the rate of £5 per cent. per annum, and subject to payment of calls of such amounts and at such times as may be determined upon, in accordance with the last mentioned Act and also to sanction the borrowing on mortgage of the several sums by the Brecon and Merthyr Railway (Various Powers) Act, 1865, authorised to be bor- rowed Jor (a) the purposes of the Ivor Junction and Dowla"M. Junction, and (b) common purposes, as in that Act defined. Dated this 13th day of July, 1865. W. ROBERTS, Secretary. Brecon & Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that an EX- TRAORDINARY MEETING of this Com- pany will beheld at their Offices, No. 7, Bank- buildings, Lotbbury, in the City of London, on WEDNESDAY, the 2nd day of August, 1865, at half-past 11 o'clock in the forenoon, for the follow- ing purposes, authorised by the Brecon and Mer- thyr Railway (Amalgamation) Act, 1865, viz.: 11 (A) To consider, and if approved to sanction, the terms of an agreement for the amalgamation of the undertaking of the Hereford, Hay, and Brecon Railway Company with the undertaking of the Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company. (B) To sanction the grant, issue, and appropri- ation of the shares or stock created under the authority of the said Act, at a previous extraordinary meeting of the Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company to the Hereford, Hay, and Brecon Railway Company in substitution for their shares and stock, and to attach to the shares or stock so granted, issued, and appropriated, such fixed, fluc- tuating, contingent,, preferential, perpetual, termin- able deferred, or other dividend, or interest payable out of such part of the revenue of the amalgamated undertaking as may be determined upon. 0 (C) To sanction the exercise by the Directors of the Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company from time to time after the amalgamation, of the powers of borrowing and re-borrowinw given to the Hereford, Hay, and Brecon Railway Com- pany by the Acts relating to them. Dated this 13th day of July, 1865. W. ROBERTS, Secretary. TOWN OF BRECON. TO BE LET, "TITH immediate possession, a SIX-STALLED T f STABLE, with large Granary above, situate near Honddu Mill.-Appiy to the MANAGER, Castle of Brecon Hotel. TO BE LET, FROM the 29th of September, 1865, the ROCK and CASTLE INN, situate at Senny Bridge, Breconshire, with about 10 acres of very good Hay and Pasture land convenient.—Enquire of Mr. Jones, Senny Bridge. TOWN HALL, BRECON. EXPOSEE OF SPIRITUALISM. THREE SEANCES. MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, 31ST, JULY, ISL AND 2ND OF AUGUST, 1865. PROFESSOR REDMOND The Celebrated Anti-Spiritualist, from Astley's Amphitheatre and London Pavilion, London, will on the above Evenings hold his SEANCES A LA the BROTHERS DAVENPORT, TNTRODUCING the Great Rope Tying Feat, x or Tying and Untying, Coat Flying, Musical Instruments Playing, Release from Handcuffs, in which Feat, while securely Handcuffed, divest himself of Coat and. Vest, and appear with any Gentleman's Goat, taken from the audience, he will exhibit the SPIRIT HAND, at which PROFESSOR REDMOND scorns the idea of endeavouring to make any of the audience believe that he is assisted by any Spirits, except Physical and Mental efforts, and he invites the closest investigation from his audience, and any Gentlemen they like to pick out to Tye him in the Coil of Rope and fasten the Handcuffs on, &c., &c. MADAM REDMOND, the Accomplished Pianist, will play Selections of Music during the Evening. PRICES of ADMISSION :—Front Seats, 2s. Second Seats, Is. Gallery, 6d. Tickets to be obtained of Mr. Hughes, Stationer, High Street, and Mr. J. SIcea, Castle Street. Doors open at Half-past Seven o'clock, Per- formance to commence at Eight precisely. CANTREFF, BRECONSHIRE. TO BE LET, "XTTITH possession at Michaelmas next, all that Messuage, FARM, and LANDS, called CWMCYNWIN, containing upwards. of 100 ACRES of good MEADOW, PASTURE, and ARABLE LAND, situate about three miles from the County Town of Brecon, and having the advan- tage of an extensive and very valuable right of Common on the adjacent Hills. For further particulars apply to MR. THOMAS FERRAR, Pentwyn, Llanthew, or to MR. THOMAS PARRY, Llanfrynach, near Brecon. PICNIC, PARTY, AND PLEASURE CARRIAGES. BRECON CASTLE HOTEL COMPANY, LIMITED. THE COMPANY, anxious to meet the require- ments of its Patrons, begs to inform them and the public generally, that they can be accom- modated with PICNIC, PARTY, and other CAR- RIAGES, upon the shortest notice, and on most moderate terms. One-horse Carriage, to hold Four, 3s. Od. per Hour for Airing-including Driver. Pair-horse Carriage, 5s. 6d. per Hour— including Driver. Goon STABLING AND LOCK-UP COACH-HOUSES. Wedding Orders promptly attended to. One or Pair-horse Hearse for hire on reasonable terms. Posting in all its branches. JOSEPH BATES, Brecon, June 2nd, 1865. Manager. BRISTOL PACKET f COMPANY. JOHN PROTHERO Respectfully informs the inhabitants of the Town of Brecon and neighbourhood, that he has just ttfken to the old established and well conducted Carrying Business of the late Mr. W. Thomas, and that all goods intended for conveyance by his Boats, which will arrive in Brecon from Newport every other day, will receive his prompt attention. All goods to be conveyed by Prothero's Boats, from London, per Great Western & South Wales 'Railway" Newport, from Liverpool, Manchester Birmingham, and from the North of England, per "London and North Western" to Newport, thence per PROTHERO'S BOATS, and all goods from Bristol, per Burton's Bristol Packet." Goods carried and delivered with care and at moderate charges. IW No more complaints of delay in delivering goods.—Prothero's Boats will wait the arrival of rhePackets at Newport, and be despatched with omptness to Brecon three times a week. Brecon, 1st Oct., 1863. CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Brecon Reporter." SIR During a short stay at Brecon, I have read the discussions on the proposed Waterworks. It does not appear to have occurred to the Gen- tlemen who administer the affairs of the Town, that every gallon of water they introduce, will eventually be converted into sewage, and that the banks of their beautiful rivers will be much dam- aged by this additional refuse. At the present time portions of the banks of the Usk and Honddu are injuriously affected by sewage and refuse, and it appears to me that the Rivers pollution Bill" will surely become law, as the natural consequence of the laws in force for the preservation of fish, on the same principle which caused the window tax to be repealed as the natural consequence of sani- tary legislation. The drainage of Brecon may be carried out with- out damage to the rivers, and with beneficial pecuniary results to the Ratepayers. The subject of the disposal of our Town's refuse is national in importance, and I have ventured to address you as a labourer in the field of sanitary engineering. I enclose my card. I remain, Sir, Your obedient servant, LK 8 T. C. E.