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RAY making machines WITH WROUGHT AXLES, CHEAPEST AND BEST AT THE MAKERS, HODCES AND WRICHT'S, BRECON. N.B.—The above Machines can be let on hire. -r. <> fjgill \N0^% W. & H. M. GOULDING, MANURE MANUFACTURERS, PATRICK STREET, WESTMORELAND-ST CORK. DUBLIN. Works G L E"N COR K t Guarantee all their Manures equal to their Published Analyses. 1ST— GOULD IN G'S SPECIAL MANURE, Compo ei of Dissolved Bones, Pctash, &c. For Wheat, Oats, Barley, Potatoes, Grass, ScO. 2ND—GOULD IN G'S BONE MANURE, This lTfnitre is Hf" clll y adapted for the growth of Green Crops, and will be found invaluable for Turnips. 3D.-G 0 U L 0 IN G' S SUPERPHOSPHATE OF LIME. '■I'liis .Manure contains 20 to H cent, of SoluMe IMiosph tte. It is suitable to mix with Peruvian Guano, 11111 will, in conjunction with it, prow it crop at half the usual cost. J'l icvs sind An<drs>-s, pivinar the Composition of With our Piirnph'et and Testimonials for this y-in-, can !>.• had of iln> mt.lersigueil, or any of our authorised Agents. \Y. & 11. 11. U. invito applications for th-'ir Ageucy in Districts not yet represented. British Prudential & Consolidated Assurance Company. Empowered by Act of Parliament. Originally Established 1848. Capital ;Eioo,ooo, Head Office 62, Ludgate Hill, London. T. SHAW, NO 6, FREE STREET, n EGS respectfully to inform his friends and the puMio that he has been appointed AGENT to the above Conipany, for BRECON and Neigh- bourhood, ami, in announcing this, would particu- larly call attention to the great advantages offered by this Office over that of many others, from the 91 eIt reduction that they have made in the list of Premiums, thus enabling the poorer classes of availing themselves of the opportunity given them to provide for future requirements hy siiiallweekly Payments. Assurances also and Endowments for Children in providing for Educational and other purposes, commencing at any age, and as low as Out- Pennv weekly up to Is. 6d. Insurances by Annual Premiums, also Endowments and Tem- porary Assurance, at a specified age. Annuities, either illllllediate or deferred, and nther aclvantages. 1(1'" All claims promptly paid with undeviating regularity, AGENTS WANTED.-Applic;ttioii to be made to the Superintendent, Mr. W. CHADVVICK, Central Radcliff Crescent, New Clit, Bed iiii iister, Bi-istol. K E R N I C IC'S 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 "KERNICKS PILLS," and I know their composition. I have also tested their effects. t 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. JOHNBALBIRNIE, 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 nt Is. ld. and 7id. each. WHOLESALE AGENTS, LONDON BARCLAY & SONS. LOCAL AGENTS; Brecon — Mr. J. JONES, Chemist, High Street. „ —Mr. JOHN MORRIS, Chemist, Top of Ship Street. IIau-Mr, DAVIS, Chemist. Crickkowell-Mr. CHRISTOPHER, Chemist, MR. J. R. GRIFFITHS, PHOTOQRAPHEB, THE WATTON, BRECON. CARTES De Visite, plain Vignette, or Tinted Diamond Cameo, Portraits, Old Paintings, or Photographs copied, enlarged, or reduced Glass Positives, Photographs, on Silk, Ivory, Eburnuium, or Metal. A visit is respectfully solicited to inspect the Speci- mens art view. W. CHAMBERS, Tailor, Draper, and General Out-flitter, BULWARK, BRECON, TN returning his sincere thanks to his friends and the public generally for past favors, he begs respectfully to inform them that he has removed to the above premises opposite the County Hall, and has just received a new Stock of Goods applicable for the spring and summer fashions. Orders executed on the shortest notice. THOMAS PRICE, CARPENTER, LION STREET, BRECON. Undertaker and Funeral Furnisher, ON the most reasonable Terms, combined with COFFINS of superior make and finish. Oak Coffin, or Coffin covered with black cloth, lined with flannel and richly trim- med, with registered trimming, hearse, £ s. and pall complete. 2 8 Walking Funerals, ditto ditto ditto 2 2 Elm Coffin, full trimmed, with hearse and pall 1 8 Walking ditto ditto 1 2 Childretis' full trimmed Coffin, with fly, from 0 15 Walking ditto ditto J. B. GARDINER'S TWO GUINEA BINOCULAR OPERA GLASS WITH TWELVE LENSES, Suitable for the Theatre, Racecourse, Sportsmen, Tourists, and General Out-door Observation. GARDINER, OPTICIAN, CLARE-STREET, BRISTOL. NOW READY, Price 2s. 6d., THE TRANSLATION OF AN ATTESTED J- COPY (in the possession of Joseph Joseph, Esq., F.S.A.,) of the CHARTER of the BO- ROUGH OF BRECON and the TOWN OF LLUEL, (obtained from the Rolls Chapel, Septem- her, 1832,) and may be had at the office of this Paper. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST FAMILY MEDICINE. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. lid., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR INDIGESTION Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. lid., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR ASTHMA. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. 1 rI., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR COUGHS & COLDS Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. ld., 2s. 9d., and 2 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS THE BEST REMEDY FOR BILIOUS DISORDERS. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. l-gd., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR DISEASES OF THE SKIN. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. 1 d" 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR GOUT AND RHEUMATISM. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. ld., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLEt Have been in constant 1180 for nearly Half a Century, and have met with UNIVERSAL SUCCESS. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. I-Id., 2s. 9d., and 2 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR NERVOUS AFFECTIONS. Sold by all Chemists, &e., at Is. ld., 2s. 9d. and 2 4s. 6d. per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR FEMALE COMPLAINTS. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. qd., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH obtained the Prize Medal at the Great Exhi- bition, 1862. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. gTIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. ), STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF & FRY'S RICH STARCH ———————————————————————' STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. gTIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. gTIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. gTIFF AND FRY'S RICE~STARCH. gTIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. Works, Redcliff, Bristol. Established 1818. [A CARD.] W. R. KING, COACH MAKER, Lion Street, and Saint Michael Street, Brecon. Repairs neatly executed at moderate charges. ERAMBtJLxYTORS REPAIRED AND MADE TO ORDER. si. m».. ohnson & Co's "9m PORE iifJCOLOUREO TEA Is now preferred to all others. vVo/V in Packets by Agtuti in ttvry few*. SOLE AGENT IN BRECON: HALL, CHEMIST, HIGH STREET. I BRECON. TO BE LET, with immediate possession, all that old and well established Inn called the GREEN DRAGON, situate in High Street, in the centre of the Town of Brecon, and close to the Markets, and of the best and most convenient I situations in the town for carrying on the business of the said Inn. For further particulars apply to Mr. WILLIAM JONES, on the premises, or Mr. JOHN MORGAN, PI inter. Ship Street, Brecon. I f £ gr THOUSANDS NOW USE Johnson, Johnson&Co s PURE TEA. It is The Tea for the MILLION,—on account of its great strength and uniform excellence. OBSERVE all are 8(1 per lb. CHEAPER In Packets only, from 2-czs. to l ib., & 3-lb. & 6-ib. Tin Canisters- At 2/8,-3/-& 2/4 per lb. Choice Qualit es, 3/8 & 4/ par lb. Johnsor. Johnson & Co. ""jStegs* TEA MERCHANTS, LONDON. See that the iii ntr is on rack Packet. Sold by Chemists, Confectioners, &c., in every Town. LOCAL AGENTS. Brecon-Ha11, Chemist, High Street. Aberdare— Thomas, Chemist. Aberavon—Jones, Printer. Abersychan—Martin, Post Office. Bridgend—Jones, Chemist. Bryntnawr—Jones, Stationer. Cardiff—Drane, 11 Bute Street. Dowlais—Lewis, Chemist. Eardislev-Harper, Post Office. Hay—Watkins, Post Office. LlaneJJy- Morgan Griffiths. Merthyr—Lewis, Chemist, George Town. Mountain Ash—Thomas, Chemist. Newport—Thomas, 170 and 129 Commercial Street. Nantyglo—Allen, Post Office. Pontypool-Edwarcls, Printer. Pontardawe-Evans, Post Office. Porthcawle-Jones, Chemist. Swansea—Andrew, 14 Castle Square. Thomas 65 Oxford Square. Ystalyfera—Davies, Bookseller. JOHNSON, JOHNSON, & Co., TEA MERCHANTS, 17, BLOMFIELD ST., CITY, LONDON. WHITTINGTON LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. CAPITAL 100,000, With power to increase to One Million. (Established 1855.) A ALL kinds of Life Assurances effected. Immediate and deferred Annuities. Terltl Assurances. Invalid lives assured on equitable terms. Free policies to those who cannot continue their payments 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. P. Rees, D'D., Swansea. Rev. C. Short, M.A., Swansea. John Carr, Esq., Cardiff. Richard Cory, Jun., Esq., Cardiff. BRISTOL PACKET r J;\tt" COMPANY. I 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. 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. IfW 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, 1stOct., 1863. # VALE of CRICKHOWELL RAILWAY. STATEMENT FOR PERUSAL. THE Directors request the attention of the pub- lic to the following statement, regarding the position of this undertaking. The act, to make the line from Abergavenny to Crickhowell, was obtained in 1864. It was sup- ported by a fair local subscription, evincing the earnest desire of the inhabitants generally to obtain the line. A contractor having come forward, and offered to make the line without local assistance, those subscriptions were not at that time called for, but circumstances beyond control, afterwards de- feated that arrangement. In 1865, applications were made to Parliament for certain extensions, then deemed necessary to complete the system, but those applications were unsuccessful; and then came the rapid tightening of the money market, followed by the panic, and crash, in May, 1866 so that the contractor was unable to make his arrangements to commence the line. cl An act was obtained in July, 1866, authorising the extension of the Railway to Brecon but by that time, the effects of the crisis had so far ex- tended to railway property, as to render it impos- sible to obtain money for contractors' lines," upon any terms and after some delay, and nego- tiation, it was seen to be necessary to abandon the first contract. Various negotiations and treaties, which need not be here detailed, have since been resorted to, for getting the line made independently of local efforts, but without effect and the Directors are satisfied, that it will be impossible, in the present day, or for many years to come, to get this line made, without hearty local co-operation. It follows, therefore, that unless possession can be got of the necessary land, upon easy terms, and the original subscription list, which amounted to nearly i'6.000, can be revived, and augmented to the extent of about Ten Thousand Pounds, no al- ternative will be left to the Directors, but to pro- ceed in November next, to protect themselves against ultimate loss, by obtaining parliamentary authority, to abandon the line, and to repeal the acts, obtained at so much labour and cost. The Directors, however, hope better things than this, from the pluck and enterprise of their friends and neighbours and they think the ardent lunging which is felt for the line, will prompt one final effort to obtain it. A responsible contractor is ready to make the line from Abergavenny to Crickhowell for a sum of about X:30,000, and to take about £10,000, of that sum in the ordinary shates of the Company, provided that he is put in possession of the land, and is shown a local subscription list equal in amount to the shares he takes, viz., about < £ 10,000. All tie persons who have claims against the company, in respect of the preliminary expenses for obtaining the act, have consented to forbear those claims until the line is made from Aber- gavenny to Ciickhowell, so that the Diiectors are enabled to guarantee to subscribers that every shilling of the money they subsciibe, shall be ex- pended in the construction of the line. The Directors will do all in their power to make the calls at as long intervals, and as little burden- some to the subscribers, as they possibly can. Calls can only be made, under the act, at intervals of three months, and no more than one-fith of a share can be called at one time. The Directois feel satisfied, that when the line is once made, and opened to Crickhowell, little difficulty will be found in providing the means to extend it to the junction at Talvbont. The Directors commend these remarks to the earnest considerations of those interested, and trust that the general feeling of the necessity for this line, and the public spirit of the landowners and inhabitants will avert the humiliating step of having to proceed in November next, to abandon the undertaking. The Directors will make a personal canvass of the neighbourhood for support, and they trust that 11 their efioits will be cordially responded to by all classes. G. A. A. DAVIES, WILLIAM LEWIS, F HENRY JEFFREYS, I WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER, ) Directors. Crickhowell, 6th July, 1867. VALE of CRICKHOWELL RAILWAY. A PUBLIC MEETING to support and carrv out the views of the Diiectors, as recently published in their printed statement, will be held at the BEAR HOTEL, in CRICKHOWELL, on WED- NESDAY, the 14th of August next, at 3 o'clock p.m., when THOMAS DAVIES, Esq., uf Neuadd, has con- sented to preside. Influential support is forth- coming, and important announcements will be made. A full attendance is particularly requested, Crickhowell, 29th July, 1867. FIRST BRECKNOCKSHIRE RIFLE YOLOTTEER CORPS. ORDERS for the Week ending AUGUST 10, 1867 Officer on duty- Ensign John James. Orderly Sergeant—James Morgan. Corporal—James Matthews. Recruit Drill on Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m Class Registering oil Monday, Fiiday, and Saturday, at at 6 p.m. Ammunition to be had from 5 to 6 p.m. Private practice when not Registering attended by a Non-Commissioned Officer, by those who have Registered in the 2iul and 3rd Classes. By Order, PENRY LLOYD, Orderly Rooms, Watton, Capt. Commanding. Brecon, July 31st, 1867. °