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TO THE ELBCTOES Of THE BOROUGH OF BRECKNOCK AND THE TOWN OF LLYWEL. GENTLEMEN, It is now Three Months since I last addressed you, and the time is drawing near when you will be called upon to elect your Representative in Parliament. The death of Lord Palmerston, who for so many years conducted the affairs of this Country, is felt by all as a national loss. Lord Russell has been called upon to lead the Liberal Party, and a Reform Bill will be brought forward under his auspices. I am in favour of a considerable extension of the Electoral Franchise, and wish to see a better representation of the edu- cated and working classes without pledging my- self to the details of a measure not yet before the public, my supporfNjvill be given to the principle of any Reform Bill which shall command the ge- neral approval of the Liberal party. I shall be ready to lend my aid in favour of the abolition of Church Rates. being desirous of deal- ing justly with those who dissent from the Estab- lished Church, and having no fear that she will suffer by such a measure. I need hardly repeat that I shall give a firm and independent support to a Liberal Government. The very kind reception I have met with, and the distinct promises I have received, leave me no doubt that you will return me your Mender. I have the honour to be, GENTLEMEN, I Your obedient Servant, BRECKNOCK. Brecknock, January 8th, 1866. TO THE E L E C, TOR S OF THE BOROUGH OF BRECON AND C TOWN OF LLYWELL. GENTLEMEN, Solicitous as I am for the honor of represen- ting you in Parliament, my respect for your feelings on the loss of your late lamented Member has hitherto commanded my silence. My political principles are, I have no doubt well known to you all as being Conservative and Independent. I consider the very essence of the Creed of the Conservative to be, the use of the pruning Knife, carefully to cut off every proved and acknowledged abuse, and to aim at progress and improvement. Though firmly attached to the Established Church, I nevertheless deeply respect the convic- tion of those who honestly differ from me in their religious views, and I shall therefore support any Measure that will relieve those who entertain con- scientious scruples from any longer paying Church Rates. Believing the Income Tax to be inquisitorial, I am opposed to its continuance, and think it ought only to be used as a temporary resource in cases of War or any great financial embarrassment of the Country. I consider the Ballot to be incon- sistent with the spirit of the English constitution, and am convinced it would not prove any real advantage or safeguard to the* Voter. I am no stranger to your ancient Borough and County, with which my Family has been, connected for many centuries, and I should indeed feel proud and gra- tified if the connection were ofeniented by my becoming your Representative in the House (of Jpomiuona, You may depend, in^guch an ever* upon my best exertions being used to promote in every way the welfare of your Borough, as well as of the Country at large. I have the honor to remain, ■V- GENTLEMEN, Your Faithful Servant, BreeoKn HOWEL GWYN. Oct. 6th, 1865. F TO THE iNjyEF^DENT -ELECTORS OF THE • OFBRECON AND TOWN Qp LLYWELL. GENTLEMEN, After the very flatlteg manner in which you have received me, i sKld be ungrateful indeed, were I no ^ace this early opportunity of returning you my Host sincere and heartfelt thanks. The success I have met exceeds my most sanguine expectations, a11" pertain no doubt, when my canvass is complete ths^ j shan find a decided majority of votes in my ^aVt>ir3 auj in this belief I subscribe myself, Your most obliged and grateful Servant, HOWEL GWYxr Brecon, October 9th, 1865. BRECKNOCK COUNTY & BOROIJGII GENERAL INFIRMARY. 3STOTIOE. V THE GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING of the 1 Subscribers to this Institution, will be held at the Infimary, on TUESDAY, the 30th day of JAN UARY, 1866, at Twelve o'clock at noon, for the purpose of choosing a Committee of Management for the ensuing year, filling up vacancies, settling accounts, &c. o GABRIEL W. POWELL, Secretary. NORTH AND SOUTH WALES COAL AND LIME COMPANY, LIMITED. rpHE above Company having taken to the TYLERYBONT LIME WORKS, respectfully inform the Public generally and Traders, that all orders for Lime on and after January 1st, 1866, must be sent to the Offices of the North and South Wales Coal and Lime Company, High Street Brecon. J. A. JSBB, December 30th, 1865. Manaqei-, Soitthern Division. SPECIAL NOTICE. TO THE GENTLEMEN OF BRECON AND SURROUNDING NEIGHBOURHOOD rgiHE 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 T. MOEMN AND OOS., 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. TO THE E L E, C TORS AND NON-ELEOTORS OF THE BOROUGH OF BRECON AND TOWN OF LLYWEL. GENTLEMEN, The pleasing manner in which you re- ceived me on a former occasion has tempted me again to offer my services to your notice. The addresses of the Two Candidates already in the Field, require reviewing:— Howel Gwyn, Esquire, is a pure Independent Conservative, willing to support any Measure to relieve those (who honestly differ from him in their religious views,) from paying Church Rates, con- sidering the Ballot inconsistent with the pure spirit of Englishmen, we need not expect him to vote for the extension of the Franchise. The Earl of Brecknock, from his name and con- nection with your Ancient Borough, has a claim for your support. His political opinions being ad- verse to those of our late lamented Member, will neutralize that claim. The line of policy expressed by the above-named Candidates, my humble opinion is, that they are not liberal enough for the Electors and Non-Elec- tors of this Borough. The special point I wish to bring before you is, that I am prepared to be more liberal, having been fortunate enough to take advantage of the Markets which enables me to offer you a superb lot of WINTER CLOTHING on the most liberal terms so that one and all shall exclaim Phipps for Brecknock." I am, Gentlemen, Your obedient Servant, II. PHIPPS. Bed House, Sigh Street, Brecon, October 30th, 1865. WHITTINGTON LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. CAPITAL 100,000, With power to increase to One Million. (Established 1855.) k AL IL kinds of Life Assurances effected. Immediate and deferred Annuities. Term Assurances. Invalid lives assured on equitable terms. Free policies to those who cannot continue their payi»e«ts after 5 years. Low rates and liberal Bonuses. For particulars and prospectuses apply to the Agents. AGENT AT BRECON Mr. Williams, chemist, High Street. LLANGYNIDER Rev. F. Evans. Manager for South Wales-J. Bailey, Stuart Hall, Cardiff. COMMITTEE OF REFERENCE FOR SOUTH WALES. David Joseph, Esq', Ely Rise, Chairman. Rev. T. Price, M.A., Ph.D., Aberdare. Rev. r. Rees, D'D., Swansea. Rev. C. Short, M.A., Swansea. John Carr, Esq., Cardiff. Richard Cory, Jun., Esq., Cardiff. VALE OF CRICKHOWELL RAIL- WAY COMPANY. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the FOURTH ORDINARY HALF-YEARLY MEETING of the Shareholders of this Company, will be held at the Company's Office in High Street, Crickhowell, on FRIDAY, the 9th day of February, 1866, at two o'clock in the afternoon. Dated this 9th day of January, 1866. E. J. C. DAVIES, Secretary to the Company. The Transfer Books of the Company will be fr°m Friday, the 26th of January, to Friday, vb of February, 1866, inclusive. [A CARD.] R- JKLTJSTG-, COACH MAKER, Lion Street, Saint Michael Street, Brecon. Repairs neatly executed at moderate charges. I-citted at moderate charges. PERAMBULATORS REPAIRED AND MADE TO ORDER. IF you want (!LASS OF GOOD HOME- A BREWED BEER, go to the NEW BUCK, LLANFAES, BRECON. KBENIOK'B VEGETABLE 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 h:wing 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 j 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.I). BRISTOL, September, 1862. Sir,-After trying many doctors for the Liver J 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 7 d. each. WHOLESALE AGENTS, LONDON BARCLAY & SONS. LOCAL AGENTS: J Trecastle, Mr. Watkins, Manchester House; Brecon, { Mr. J ones, Stone-cutter; Llanfaes, and Mr. W. Evans, Gunsmith Crickhowell, Mr. Cristopher, Chemist THOUSANDS NOW USE Johnson,Johnson&Co s .PURE TEA Because it is better in quality than all others The Prices are all now reduced EIGHT-PENCE PER POUND. Former price 3/4, Reduced to 2/8 Former price 3/8, Reduced to 3/. Former price 4/ Reduced to 3/4 Former price 4/4, Reduced to 3/8 Former price 4/8, Reduced to 4/. mdr. See that the name of Fohnson,Johnson&Co ,-I is on each Packet. Bold in Packets by Agents in every Town. 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. Dowlais-Lewis, Chemist. Eardisley—Harper, Post Office. Hay—Watkins, Post Office. Llanelly- Morgan Griffiths. Merthyr-Lewis, Chemist, George Town. Mountain Ash—Thomas, Chemist. Newport— Thomas, 170 and 129 Commercial Street. Nantyglo-Allen, Post Office. Pontypool—Edwards, Printer. Pontardawe—Evans, Post Office. Porthcawle-Jones, Chemist. Swansea—Andrew, 14 Castle Square. „ Thomas 65 Oxford Square. Tredegar—Crowe, Post Office. Ystalyfera—Davies, Bookseller. WHOLESALE WAREHOuse, 17 BLOMFIELD ST. CITY. or, Johnson, Johnson & Co's' "Oal PURE UNCOLOURED TEA '18 now preferred to all others. Seld in Packets by Agents in nvty To urn, SOLE AGENT IN BRECON, HALL, CHEMIST, High Street. ') THE BANKRUPTCY ACT, 1861. IN the County Court of Brecknockshire, holden — at Crickhowell. JACOB JONES, of the parish of Llanelly, in the County of Brecon, timber merchant and wheel- wright, having been adjudged Bankrupt on the 2nd day of January, 1866, a PubJie^Sitting for the said Bankrupt to pass his Last Examination, and make application for his Discharge, will be held at the said Court, at the Town Hall, Crickhowell, on the 7th day of February, 1866, at ten o'clock in the forenoon precisely, the day last aforesaid being the day limited for the said Bankrupt to surrender. The Registrar of the Court is the Official Assig- nee, and William Lewis, Esq., of Crickhowell, is the Solicitor acting in the Bankruptcy. THOMAS C. PERKS, "t Baili AN AMATEUR CONCERT WILL be given by the LADIES OF BRECON and its vicinity, assisted by the REV.- MR. HOSKEN, in aid of the Fund of the 1st Breck- nockshire Rifle Volunteers, on TUESDAY, the 6th of FEBRUARY, in the TOWN HALL, BRECON. Further particulars in programmes. BLACK COCK INN, BRECON. NOTICE. A GENERAL MEETING of the Subscribers for the Testimonal to be given to Mr John Handley, will be held at the above Inn, on SATUR- DAY the 3rd of FEBRUARY, 1866, to select the different articles to be given as the Testimonial, all persons interested in the matter are particularly requested to attend. The Chair to be taken at 4 p.m. By Order of the Committee, W. PRICE, Hon. Sec. ralachddu, Jan. 25th, 1866. BOROUGH OF BRECON. CATTLE PLACUE. T the undersigned, JOHN PROTHERO, Mayor *9 of the said Borough, being the duly constitu- ted Local Authority, do hereby, in pursuance of an Drder of Her Majesty's Privy Council, dated the 23rd'day of November, 1865, give NOTICE and ieclare that it is expedient, until the 1st day of March next, that no Cow, Heifer, Bull, Bullock, Ox, or Calf, Shall (except as hereinafter mentioned) be brought rom any other part of Great Britain into anyplace ivithin the said Borough: Provided, nevertheless, jhat notwithstanding this Notice, it shall be lawful for any Butcher or Slaughterman to bring into the jaid Borough any such animal as above-named, if the same shall be actually killed within 48 hours ifter it shall have been so brought into the said Borough, and shall not have been brought out of )r from any herd or homestead where the Cattle Plague exists. And I further give Notice that any person who shall, before the 1st day of March next, bring or end any such animal from any other part of Great Britain into any place within the said Borough, except'as aforesaid) will render himself liable, for very such offence, to the PENALTY OF TWENTY POUNDS. Dated this 5th day of January, 1866. JOHN PROTHERO, Mayor. BRECON NEW WATERWORKS. Loans on Mortgage Debentures. rfHE LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH of the Borough of Brecon, hereby give NOTICE, that they are prepared to receive proposals for Loans bearing interest at £5 per cent. per annum, payable half-yearly, on the security of Mortgage, of the General District Rates of the said Boroughs granted under the sanction and authority of Her Majesty's Secretary of State for the Home Depart- ment. Communications to be addressed to the under- signed, at the office of the Board, Struet, Brecon. By order, STEPHEN BOWEN EVANS, Clerk to the Board. Brecon, 22nd Nov., 1865. BRISTOL PACKET COMPANY. JOHN PROTIIERO Respectfully informs the inhabitants of the Town of Brecon and neighbourhood, that he has just taken to the old established and well^ conducted Carrying Business of the late Mr- W. xhomas, 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 tlie North of England, per "London and North Western" to Newport, thence per PROTHKR0'8 BOATS, and all goods from Bristol, per "Burton's Bristol Packet." Goods carried and delivered with care and at moderate charges. « No more complaints of delay in delivering goods.—Prothero's Boats will wait the arrival of the Packets at Newport, and be despatched with promptness to Brecon three times a week. Brecon, 1st Oct., 1863. TO BE LET, FROM the First of January last, that old estab- L lished BLACKSMITH'S BUSINESS, COT- TAGE, and GARDEN, adjoining the Three Horse Shoes, situate in Llanfaes, in the Town of Brecon. —For particulars apply to Mr. EVAN LEWIS, Three Horse Shoes, Brecon.

BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS.,

BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING.

GRAND MASONIC BALL.

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