FULTON, DUNLOP &CO. FAMILY WINE MERCHANTS, DUKE STREET, CARDIFF, Sole Bottling Agents for Cardiff for the "ORION" Brand of SOUTH AUSTRALIAN WINE. Sach Bottle bears a South Australian Government Certificate as to the purity and soundness of the Wine. 1119 DLARET 20s per Dozen Bottles. BURGUNDY ISs „ 22s Flagons.
PREJUDICE DIES HARD. BUT THE EXCELLENT QUALITIES OP ROYAL WELSH WHISKY IS tCAUSING IT TO YIELD, AND ORDERS ARE COMING IN FROM QUARTERS HITHERTO CLOSED. ABSOLUTELY PURE MA LT. GUARANTEED SIX YEAR OLD. Distillery: 42s. PER DOZEN CARRIAGE PAID. Frongoch, Bala. Obtainable through alt District Offices: Wine & Spirit Merchant* 19. Nelson-street, Bristol. 1175
í ales bir JUiriimi. AUCTION APPOINTMENTS. Messrs BAILEY & GILLER. Ladies' Jackets and Costumes, at Cardiff .Dec. 7 Household Furniture, at Cardiff Dec. 9 & 10 Messrs BRUTON, KNOWLEb & Co. Fat Cattle, at Gloucester I. Dec. 13 Messrs W. C. CLARKE & DOVEY. Ship Chandler's stock-in-Trade, at Cardiff .Dec. ? Messrs W. CRUIT & CO. Harness Horses and Trotters, at Liverpool.Dec. 14 Messrs H. S. DA VIES and MORGAN. Leasehold Property, at Caerphilly Dec. 16 Mr MICHAEL DA VIES. freehold Fully-licensed Hotel, at Bridgend .Dec. 11 Messrs TREGERTHEX DUNN & Co. Steam Coal, at Cardiff Dec. = Mr D. EVANS. Household Furniture, at Cardiff Dec. 9 Messrs GOTTWALTZ, BOWRING, & PERR1. Household Furniture, &c., at Llandaff Sec" 7 Fat Cattle, at Cardiff Vi" SCin Furniture, at Salerooms.Dec. 9 and 10 Christmas Fat Stock, at Cardiff Dec. 14 Important Premises, at Cardiff VVWAC'- Messrs WILLIAM GRAHAM, HITCHCOX &CO. Coppice Woods, at Newport Dec. 15 Mr JOHN HOWELL. Fat Beasts, at Abercwnboi Farm, Aberdare .Dec. 13 Messrs J. G. MADDOX & SON. Household Furniture, at Rooms.Dec. 7 & 9 Messrs J. & J. MARSHALL. Colliery Plant, at Brmkend Dec, 9, 10,16,17 Messrs NEWLAND, DAVIS, & HUNT. Household Furniture, at Newport ..Dec. 7 Christmas Fat Stock. at Newport Dec. 15 MrSETH PHILLIPS. Dwelling-houses, at Crumlin Dec. 8 Mr DAVID ROBERTS. Machinery Plant, &c., at Waunarllwyd Dec. 9 Messrs STEPHENSON and ALEXANDER. Chemical Works, near Hereford Dec, 9 Leasehold Properties, at Cardiff Dec. 10 Household Furniture, Ac., at Cardiff Dec. 10 Btock-in-Trade, at Pontypridd Dec. 14 Lease in Perpetuity, at Pontypridd -Dec. IJ Business Premises, at Pontypridd ^iec' Jr Valuable Property, at Pontypridd Hec" IS Plant, Railways, Buildings, etc., at Tafl Vawr..Dec. 16 House Property, at Pontypridd Mr J. RICHARD THOMAS. Christmas Fat Stock at Cardiff Dec. 14 Mr LEWIS THOMAS. Farming Stock, &c.,at Marshfield. Dec. 7 Messrs WEBBER & n China Pottery, Ware, <fcc., at Cardiff .Dec. 9,10, & 11 Household Furniture. at Cardiff .Dec. 14 Messrs S. M. WILKINSON and CO. Valuable Properties, at Cardiff Dec. 7 PONTYPRIDD. BUSINESS PREMISES FOR SALE. MESSRS. STEPHENSON and ALEX- twt ANDER have been instructed to SELL by AUCTION at the New Inn Hotel, Pontypridd, on WEDNESDAY, December 15th, 1897, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon (subject to Conditions to be then and there produced), all those VALUABLE BUSINESS PREMISES AND DWELLING-HOUSE, Known as Nos. 6 and 7, Market-square, Pontypridd, in the County of Glamorgan, now in the occupation Of Miss Jones. The Premises are held under a lease from Mrs Catherine Morgan for the remainder of a term of 99 fears from the 1st dav of Mav, 1836, at an annual iround rent of X4, and are sold subject to a lease thereof for a term of 42 years from the 1st day of August, 1892, at a rental of L150 per annum. For further particulars apply to the Auctioneers, 5, High-street, Cardiff or to MR W. R. DAVIES, 3133 Solicitor, 35, Mill-street, Pontypridd. SALE THIS DAY. Sale No. 5,115. On TUESDAY and THURSDAY NEXT, December 7th and 9th, 1897, commencing at 2 o'clock precisely. MESSRS J. G. MADDOX and SON will SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION, at Salerooms, 25, Duke-street, Cardiff, on the Above dates, an immense assemblage of very superior HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, sent in for absolute sale, including 2 magnificent pianofortes, 7 dining and drawing room suites, rose- wood and walnut cabinets, massive 6ft. and 5ft. side- boards, bookcascs, dining and occasional tables, divan and occasional chairs, bronzes and clocks, carpets and rugs, walnut and gilt overmantels, 6 superior bedroom suites in various woods, fenders and brasses, 6ft. and 4ft. wardrobes, with pairs of toilets to match, 8 iron and brass bedsteads with usual bedding, &c., in all 400 lots each day. On view days prior to and mornings of Sales. These old-established Salerooms are always open for the reception of large or small quantities of Furniture, Pianos, &c., to be included in our next weekly Sales. Cash advanced on goods sent in for absolute sale.1100 CASTLE AUCTION MART, CASTLE-STREET, CARDIFF. YTVTtTT^P.'R.V'ED SALE OF EXCELLENT HOUbi^- HOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS, removed from residences at Radyr, Desper. ser-gardrrns, Fitzalan-place, and other sources for convenience Tl/TESSRS BAILEY and GILLER will IVI SELL by AUCTION, in their Salerooms as on THURSDAY and FRIDAY, December 9th ,o Iond 10th, commencing at Two o'clock each day, the above valuable HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS, Including excellent japanned iron and brass French bedsteads, spring and wool mattress, feather beds and Other bedding, four excellent bedroom suites in walnut, nwhogany and ash chests at drawers, toilet tables. &c. entrance-hall appointments, 6ft. and 5ft. break- front sideboards, 12ft. mahogany dinine-table, two smaller ditto, leather-top library table, pedestal writine table, roll-top desk, a well-made 6ft, pedestal secretaire bookcase, rosewood Chippendale cabmet walnut-wood ditto, walnut-wood cheffomcr with marble top, hi^h-class drawing-room suites, three dining-room suites in leather, plush, and saddleDa-gs, several occasional chairs and tables, pictures, orna- mental items, carpets, and hearth furniture, china, glass, and plated goods, a quantity of useful culinary atensils, kitghen appointments, and miscellaneous iffects. On View Mornings of Sale. 3126 Auctioneers' Offices, Cardiff and Pontypridd. 545e 53, ALBANY-ROAD, ROATH PARK, CARDIFF. TI/jTESSRS WEBBER and SON have IVI received instructions to SELL BY AUCTION, at the above address without raserue on THURSDAY, FRIDAY, and SATURDAY, December 9th, 10th, and 11th, 1897, at 2.30 and 7 p.m. each day, an extensive and valuable stock of OIDNA POTTERY, ART AND OTHER WARE, comprising valuable toilet sets, dinner and tea services, teapots, handsome vases, jardinieres, &c., all of excellent quality and beautiful designs. On View Morning of Sale days. 3130 492e 53 ALBANY-ROAD, ROATII PARK, CARDIFF. "i/TESSRS WEBBER and SON have re- IVI ceived instructions to SELL by AUCTION, at the above Address, without Reserve, on TUES- DAY Evening, at 7 p.m., December 14tli, 1897, a Quantity of „ HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Comprising loo tables, lath-back and other chairs, washstands and tables, chest of drawers, fenders, JJQJJG SEE 3X31 Auctioneers' Offices, St. John s-square, Cardiff. 523 SALE TO-MORROW. CRUMLIN. SALE OF VALUABLE COTTAGE PROPERTY. MR SETH PHILLIPS will offer for SALE by PUBLIC AUCTION, at the ct Hotel. Crumlin, on WEDNESDAY Decem- ber 8th, 1897, at 6 p.m. punctually (subject to the general conditions of Sala of the Monmouthshire Incorporated Law Society, and special conditions incorporated therewith), all those SIX DWELLING-HOUSES AND PREMISES, situate and being Nos. 1 to 6, Llandevaud-terrace, near Gas Works, Crumlin. The Property is held for various terms, renewable until the full term of 99 years (less days) shall be made up, at the yearly ground l'en of £9. No. 1 is let at 919 per year. No. 2 is let at S14 6s per year. Nos. 3, 4, 5, and 6 are each let at £13 13s per year. The Minerals are reserved. Also one Share in the Crumlin Workingmen's Building Club. upon which the sum of C31 7s 9d has been paid The house alloted to the holder of this Share adjoins the cottages above mentioned. A portion of the purchase money may remain on mortgage if desired. For further particulars apply to the Auctioneer at his Offices at Pantvcelvn, Pontllanfraith to Mr W. T. Morgan ,.of Oriental Villa, Crumlin or to Messrs POWELL and HUGHES, 3076 Solicitors, Ebbw Vale CAERPHILLY. SALE OF VALUABLE LEASEHOLD PROPERTY. MESSRS H. S. DA VIES & MORGAN have received instructions to SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION, at the Railway Inn, Caerphilly, on THURSDAY, the 16th December, 1897, at 6.30 p.m. (subject to such conditions as shall then and there be read), the following VALUABLE PROPERTY. LOT j ^11 that valuable Leasehold DWELLING- HOUSE, situate in Orchard-terrace, Cardiff-road, Caerphilly, now in the occupation of Mrs Jane These Premises are held on lease for the term of 99 years from the 1st May, 1876 at the low appor- tioned yearly ground rent oi XI is. By Order of the Mortgagee. LOT 2.-All those Two HOUSES in Bartlet-street, Caerphilly, in the respective occupation of Messrs Harpfreaves and Morgan. Held under a lease for the unexpired term of 99 veftrs from the 4th day of Octo- ber, 1893, at a ground rent of £ 2 19s per annum. For further particulars apply to the Auctioneers, Town Hall Chambers, Pontypridd, or to Mr JOHN MORGAN, Solicitor. 30g4 1, Frederick-street, Cardiff. WAUNARLLWYD COLLIERY, NEA1, GOWERTON. Hf-R DAVID ROBERTS will SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION, at the above Colliery, in THURSDAY Next, December 9th, 1897, the MACHINERY PLANT, Consisting of Engines, Boilers, Shafting, Trams, Rails, Weighing Machine, Shears, &c. Terms cash. No reserve. Sale to commence at 12 Noon. Auctioneer's Offices, 19. Heathfield-st., Swansea. YTT ILLLAM rjl R E s E D E R' NURSERYMAN, CARDIFF. FOREST AND FRUIT TREES, ROSES, THORNS, ETC., ETC. Cardiff Flower Show, 1897.-1st prize Bouquet, 1st frize Ladies' Spray and Buttonhole. Newport Flower Show, 1837.—lstpnze for Cross, 1st PWze for Wreath, 1st prize Ladies Spray and Button- ole. Swansea Flower Show, 1897.—1st prize Wreath, 1st Prize Cross, 1st prize Ladies' Spray and Buttonhole, Sjlver Banksian Medal for Herbaceous Plants and ^*hJias. j. ..Cardiff Chrysanthemum Show, 1897.—Two 1st prizes HpUquets, 1st prize for Cross, two specials for deaths. Gold Medal for highest aggregate number S? Points in the above exhibits, Gold Medal foi Collection of Roses and Dahlias. 1°^7 > Newport Chrysanthemum Show, 1897.—1st P"7-6 T^dies's Spray and Buttonhole, Gold Medal for Mis- -eUaneous Exhibit of Bouquets, Roses and Daalias. CARDIFF ADVERTISING, BILL POSTING, AND CIRCULAR DISTRIBUTING COMPANY, LIMITED. ^BlCES: CASTLE CHAMBERS, 21, CASTLE STREET, CARDIFF. SECRETARY: FRANK H. SIMPSON. Permanent Posting Stations in Cardiff and XSjjhbourhood. Contractors for all descriptions of Circular Distributig, <fec. 13200 All orders promptly attended to. 1044 alts by ^uciian. SALE THIS DAY AT 11 O'CLOCK. THE DEANERY, LLANDAFF. SALE OF THE LIBRARY OF VALUABLE BOOKS. "m/jTESSRS GOTTWALTZ, BOWRING, _LVJL an^ PERRY are favoured with instructions from the EXECUTORS OF THE LATE VERY REV. DR. C. J. VAUGHAN, Dean of Llandaff, to SELL by AUCTION, upon the Premises, at the Deanery, Llandaff, THIS DAY. the 7th December, 1897, at 11 o'clock, the LIBRARY OF RARE AND VALUABLE BOOKS, Including the complete series of Classics, valuable Ecclesiastical Works, the Lectures, Sermons, and other important Works by the late Very Rev. Dean, and valuable Commentaries, mostly bearing the autograph signature of the late Dr. Vaughan. Catalogues may be had of the \nctioneers, Cardiff; or of Messrs BEACHCROFT, THOMPSON and CO,, Solicitors, 2744 9, Theobald's-road, London, W.C SALE THIS DAY AT 11 O'CLOCK. "il/TESSRS GOTTWALTZ, BOWRING i-VJ_ and PERRY will SELL by AUCTION, at Roath Market, on the above date, the property of Mr W. Baker, Forest Hall, 10 VERY CHOICE FAT CATTLE. 3088 ON VIEW THIS DAY. SALE ON THURSDAY & FRIDAY NEXT, DEC. 9TH AND 10TK. A MOST IMPORTANT UNRESERVED SALE OF THE WHOLE OF THE CONTENTS OF A LARGE RESIDENCE, HIGH-CLASS FURNI- TURE, supplied bv Messrs SCHOOLBRED, MAPLE and CO., MARSHALL and SNELL- GROVE. and other first-class houses a FULL- SIZE BILLIARD TABLE, with appointments, by BENNETT. VALUABLE PIANOFORTES and other Musical Instruments. Also THE WHOLE OF THE VERY ELEGANT AND WELL MADE HOUSEHOLD APPOINTMENTS, until recently used in a LADIES' RESIDENCE in PLYMOUTH-ROAD, PENARTH, and now removed from MESSRS S. ANDREWS & SONS' WAREHOUSE, for absolute unreserved sale. EXCELLENT FURNITURE, PICTURES, and ORNAMENTS, from a residence near PORT TALBOT, by order of a Gentleman who has left the district. THE CONTENTS OF THE GREENHOUSES, REMOVED FROM BONVILSTON HOUSE, NEAR CARDIFF, BY ORDER OF TUDOR CRAWSHAY, ESQ- MESSRS GOTT WALTZ, BUWKJUN<J, If..L and PERRY have received instructions to bELL by kUCTION, at their Salerooms, 11, High- street, Cardiff, on THURSDAY and FRIDAY NEXT, 9th and 10th December, at 11 o'clock punctually, the above FIRST-CLASS FURNITURE, CONTENTS OF GREENHOUSES &c., Removed as above, including a NOBLE AND HIGH-CLASS DESIGN WALNUT BEDROOM SUITE with beautiful decoration?, bold Pedestal Toilet Tables, Lady's and Gentleman's Wardrobes, Chimney Glass, &c. (supplied at a cost of 250 guineas); a FIRST-CLASS ROSEWOOD BEDROOM SUITE with 7ft. Wardrobe and Pedestal Toilet Tables an American Walnut Bedroom Suite, a BEAUTIFUL HUNGARIAN ASH SUITE for small size room, and the contents of ten other Bed- chambers, comprising HANDSOME BRASS BED- STEADS with horsehair and spring mattresses, Feather Beds and Bedding, TWO LARGE SIZE MAHOGANY WINGED WARDROBES, massive mahogany Toilet Tables, Chests of Drawers, pitch pine and solid ash Bedroom Furniture, a HAND- SOME BURR WALNUT SUITE with 7ft. Ward- robe, Pedestal Toilet Tables, a FINE OLD PARISIAN WARDROBE, handsome Toilet Ware, &c. In the Reception Rooms, a RECHERCHE DRAWING-ROOM SUITE, the frame of rosewood and the covering of costly silk: a CHOICE INLAID ROSEWOOD CABINET, elegant white enamelled occasional chairs, gilt chairs and tables, a PAIR of NOBLE SEVRES VASES, 341N. HIGH, with ormolu mounts a beautiful Boudoir Suite, tables and small articles to correspond; LUXURIOUS SETTEES and Chairs, Chippendale Cabinets, Florentine Tables, choice Oriental and other China Ornaments, valuable COTTAGE PIANOFORTES by HOLLING and SPANGENBERG, and Sames, with metal frames and all the latest improvements a SET of TWELVE MOST SUPERIOR POLLARD OAK DINING- ROOM CHAIRS, including Carving Chairs in morocco; a HIGHLY-FINISHED POLLARD OAK SIDE- BOARD of noble proportions and exceptionally fine wood solid oak Dining Table, Oak Bookcase, an EXCELLENT WAiA'UT BREAKFAST-ROOM SUITE with high-back Chairs in green morocco, a LARGE W ALN UT SIDEBOARD, a dining table and dinner waggon to match, a 7ft. WALNUT BOOK- CASE, a pair of bronz ■ candelabra, curious Indian Bronzes, a CONVERTIBLE BILLIARD DINING TABLE, pair of rich Satsuma Vases, pair of fine old Oriental Bottles. 23in. high, handsome marble clocks, two chime clocks, a Library Suite, Bookcase Cabinet, and Table, three REAL TURKEY CAR- PETS, eight costly Axminster Carpets, Axminster Stair Carpeting, Wilton Pile and best Brussels Carpets, three suites of beautiful window hangings, side brackets, brass and similar fenders with dogs and brasses. AN EXCELLENT FULL-SIZE SLATE BED BILLIARD TABLE BY BENNETT, with full appointments; billiard-room settees and chairs, Axminster billiard-room carpet, an ELA- BOKATELV-OAKVBD ANTIQUE SIDEBOARD and overmantels to match, a set of beautiful chime bells, a to air musical box, hall fittings, a WORCESTER DESSERT SERVICE, a LARGE DINNER SER- VICE, contents of China pantries, HIGH-CLASS ELECTRO-PLATED ENTREE DISHES, CRUETS, Candlesticks, Travs, Spoons, Forks, &c., by ELKING- TON. kitchens, and miscellaneous articles, with THE CONTENTS OF THE WHOLE OF THE GREENHOUSES AT BONVILSTON HOUSE. ON VIEW THIS DAY. Catalogues may be had of the Auctioneers 11, High-street, Cardiff. 29_ STEAM COAL FOR SALE. (For the benefit of whom it may concern). HfESSRS TREGERTHEN DUNN and IV j CO. have received instructions to SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION, at the Exchange, Mountstuart- sq^are, Cardiff, on THURSDAY, the 9th of Dec., 1897, at 12.30 p.m., about n 1,765 TONS OF CYFARTHFA DOUBLE SCREENED STEAM COAL, discharged from the ship Mitredale, and now lying on the bank, the north side of the Roath Dock, Cardiff. For further particulars apply to Messrs Harnson, Moore and Harrison, Dock Chambers, Admiralty Agents; or to the Auctioneers, 27, Mountstuart- square, both of Bute Docks, Cardiff. 3106 IN A WAREHOUSE, PARK MEWS. OPPOSITE PARK HOTEL, CARDIFF. MR D. EVANS is instructed to SELL by AUCTION, on the premises as above, on THURSDAY, 9th December. 1897, at 11 o'clock, a quantity of superior HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS (removed for convenience of sale), comprising mahog- any suite, dining table, hat stand, pier glass, brass rail bedsteads, chevai glass, dfce., &c.; also an iron safe. Auctioneer's Office, 9, Windsor-place, Cardiff. 3118 IMPORTANT TO BREWERS, HOTEL KEEPERS, AND INVESTORS GENERALLY. PENCOED, GLAMORGANSHIRE. SALE OF EXCEPTIONALLY VALUABLE FREE FREEHOLD FULLY-LICENSED HOTEL, PREMISES AND LAND. MR MICHAEL DAVIES has received instructions to SELL by AUCTION, at the York Hotel, Bridgend, on SATURDAY, the 11th day of December, 1897, at 3.30 p.m., subject to particulars and conditions to be then and there produced, all that valuable HOTEL AND PREMISES, known as the Britannia Inn, l'encoed, having a large frontage to the public road and abutting for a con- siderable distance upon the railway station premises of the Great Western Railway. The house consists of a bar, taproom, back parlour, commercial room, kitchen pantry, on ground floor. On first floor-long- room, two bedrooms, and bagatelle room. Second floor-four bedrooms. The outbuildings contain brew-house, stable, and coach-house, two piggeries, two w.c's. Below the premises is a well-drained cellar. There will be included in the sale a SHOP, now used as a grocer's shop, and let at the exceedingly low rent of £8 a year; also a Butcher's Shop, let at 15 a year, and a piece of ground at the back of the premises, all of which would be available for an extension of the premises. The area of the property is just over half an acre. The House is situated in an improving neighbour- hood, having in the vicinity a colliery employing 400 men, brickworks employing 100 men, engineering works employing 45 men, and a new freestone quarry just opening, with a prospect of these ana other industliesbemg developed. The house has two strong Friendly Societies meet- ing there, and is situated adjoining an important railway station, from which thirty thousand passen- gers booked during the past year. The house affords a unique"opportunity for invest- ment, being freehold ana absolutely free fro™ any tie in trade whatever. It is not probable that many such opportunities will be in the market for years to I come. For further particulars apply to the Auctioneer, Nolton-strect, Bridgend; or to S. H. STOCKWOOD, 3091 Solicitor, Bridgend. WILLEY & CO., 0.AS jgNGINEERS, CONTRACTORS TO THE GOVERNMENT, LONDON AND EXETER. OFFICES HAVEN-ROAD, ST. THOMAS, EXETER. ENGINEERING WORKS AND BRASS FOUNDRIES, ST. THOMAS, EXETER. METER FACTORIES AND WORKS: JAMES-ST., EXETER, & 248, KINGSLAND ROAD, LONDON. TELEGRAPHIC ADRBESS WTIJLEY, EXETER. TELEPHONE, 132. 1885 ALL SHOPKEEPERS VISITING CARDIFF Will be well Repaid for a Visit to the Warehouses of J. E. COMLEY AND SON The Well-known IMPORTERS OF FANCY GOODS AND TOYS WHOLESALE MANCHESTER WARE- HOUSEMEN, &c. The Largest and Best Selected Stock outside London Oldest-established Wholesale Dealers in Cardiff. Note Address :— 23, MOIRA-TERRACE, CARDIFF SSe Close to New Infirmary. 1189 a:ltS Q!:tnbtr. IN BANKRUPTCY. RE H. LAWRENCE. TO be SOLD by TENDER in the JL following Lots:— I.-The ATLANTIC ENGINEERING WORKS, near Alexandra Docks, Newport, Mon., with Machinery, Effects, and Loose Plant, held under lease for an nn- expired term of about 49 years, at a ground rent of iCI9 Is 8d per annum. 2.—The PROVIDENCE FOUNDRY, Courtybella- terrace, Newport, Mon., Dwelling-house and Offices, Railway Siding, Machinerv Goodwill, Effects, Loose Plant, "and existing Contracts, held under leases of which 42 years, or thereabouts, are unexpired, at ground rents amounting to £4111s 8d per annum. 3.—The BOOK DEBTS to be taken at the option of the purchaser. 4—The COURTYBELLA WAGON WORKS, Courtybella-terrace, Newport, Mon., Railway Siding, Wagons, Plant, existing Contracts, &c. Held under leases for terras of which 41i years are unexpired. Annual rent, £ 41 5s. The book debts to be taken at the option of the purchaser. Schedules may be inspected and information ob- tained of O. B. Cllvilje, Esq., 2, Stuart-street, Cardiff, and from whom permission to view the Works may be hau. Tender- marked Re H. Lawrence," will be re- ceived at the Offices of the Trustee, Mr O. B. Cuvilje, 2, Stuart-street, Cardiff, un to 12 o'clock noon on Wednesday, December 8th, 1%97. The highest or any Tender not necessarily ac- cepted. further particulars from the Trustee, or Messrs J. D. PAIN & SON, Solicitors, Newport. Dated November 30th, 1897, 3053 TO CAPITALISTS AND OTHERS. FOR SALE, old-established BRICK and TILE WORKS. known as the THOMASTOWN BRICKWORKS, Merthyr Tydfil, with LEVEL ADJOINING. TO BE SOLD BY TENDER, as a going concern, as above, comprising IJRICK and TILE WORKS, with all the necessary Machinery, Plant, Kilns, Waggons,) Carts, Horses, Stabies, Stores, and all other Appliances thereto belonging, including an inexhaustible amount of second fireclay and common clay close to same. And also a Level, containing three excellent seams of coal, and a seam, 13% feet thick, of best fireclay, the latter also being close to Brickworks. Tenders to be sent to John Vaughan and Sons, Solicitors, Merthvr Tydfil, not later than the 21st day of December, 1897, "endorsed "Tender for Brick- works." The highest or any other tender not necessarily accepted. Full particulars of the Vendor, Mr Thomas Jenkins, the Brickworks, Merthyr Tydfil: or of John Vaughan and Sons, Solicitors, Merthyr Tydfil. _J120 TO CONTRACTORS AND BRIDGE BUILDERS. TENDERS WANTED for PURCHASE of FIVE New Best Steel COMPOUND GIRDERS, 22ft. to 24ft. long, 14in. wide,18in. deep will carry safe distributed load of 100 tons. Not required on a job through alterations. Neither the lowest nor any Tender will necessarily be accepted." Girders may be seen at the Works of ARCHIBALD D. DAWNAY (Limited), 3064 East Moors, Cardiff. litsttrfim*. rjIHE ^TULCAN Jg OILER AND GENERAL JNSURANCE CO., LIMITED. LATE THE BOILER INSURANCE AND STEAM POWER CO., LIMITED, THE ORIGINAL BOILER INSURANCE CO. HEADOFFICE-67, KING STREET, MANCHESTER. ESTABLISHED 1859. SUBSCRIBED CAPITAL £ 375,000 BOILERS AND ENGINES INSURED AND INSPECTED. Employers Insured against Claims under the Employers' Liability Act. Third Party Fidelity and Guarantee Insurance. Joint Policies Issued. Individual Accident Insurance. Upwards of 40,000 Boilers and Engines under Supervision. J. F. L. CROSLAND, M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M.E., Chief Engineer. EDWARD HADFIELD, Secretary. Applications for Agencies Invited. INSURANCE AGAINST ACCIDENTS OF ALL KINDS. ACCIDENTS AND DISEASE. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY AND FIDELITY GUARANTEE. RAILWAY PASSENGERS' ASSUR- ANCE COMPANY. ANCE COMPANY. CAPITAL, £ 1,000,000. LOSSES PAID, £ 3,800,000. 64, Cornhill, London. 1192 A. VIAN, Secretary. AGENTS :—Mr W. Hulin, Station-master, G.W, Railway and Messrs Tregerthen Dunn and Co., 12- Mountstuart-square, Cardiff Mr W. Thompson, Divi. sonal Superintendent's Office, G.W. Railway, Cardiff -_0 CARDIFF. ARROW HOUSE SCHOOL, NEW- JLIL PORT-ROAD, CARDIFF. KINDERGARTEN, under Trained Certificated (Froebel) Mistress. Transibion and Upper Classes with preparation for examinations if desired. Open Classes for Drawing, Painting, and Dancing (juveniles) Vacancies for a few Boarders. For Prospectuses address 1162 PRINCIPALS, THE MISSES MARKS. BATH. HOME SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, JTjL KENSINGTON, BATH. PKINCTPALS—The Misses WILTSHIRE and MAGGS. Healthy situation. Careful tuition and home com- forts. Tennis, &c. Holidays optional. Moderate terms. Good references. 2529 Healthy situation. Careful tuition and home com- forts. Tennis, &c. Holidays optional. Moderate terms. Good references. 2529 rjlOWER TEA—New Seasons 1897-8. rjlOWER TEA—Absolutely Pure. rjlOWER TEA-A Daily Treat. -i- TOWER TEA-The Choicest Pickings fJIOWER TEA-Of the New Crop. rjlOWER TEA-New Seasons 1897-8. PJIOWER TEA-Wholesome Tea at Is. rjlOWER TEA-Excellent Tea at Is 4d. rjlOWER TEA-Powerful Tea at Is 6d. JL TOWER TEA-Delicious Tea at Is 8d. rjlOWER TEA-New Seasons 1897-8. rjlOWER TEA-Superfine Tea at 2s. rjlOWER TEA-Fine Darieeling. at 2s 8d. rjlOWER TEA—Trade Mark. rjlOWER TEA—" Tower of Stren gth." WHOLESALE OF rjlOWER rjlEA, L IMITED, JL JL SKILLED BLENDERS TO THE TRADE 5, JEWRY-STREET, LONDON, E.C. AGENTS IN THIS DISTRICT. J. ANDREWS, King-street and Queen-street, Car- niartheia. G. PHILLIPS, 3, Hall-street, Carmarthen. W. LLOYD, 12, Lammas-street, Carmarthen. J. WESLEY JONES, Stepney-street, blandly. D. C. PARRY, Grocer, Llanelly. A. JONES, Queen's-square, Llangadock. EVANS & MAY, Water-swest, Abera\on. GRIFFIN & DA VIES, Cadoxton-Barry andBarryDock M. MITCHELL, Grocer, Caerphilly. H. J. FRICE, Grocer, Caerplully. PHILIP LEWIS, Grocer, Whitchurch. E. H. MATHEWS, Grocer Aberkenfig D. EVANS & SON, 3 and d, Fore-street, Treharris JAMES THOMAS, 216, High-street, Treorky, J. R. EVANS, Williamstown, Penygraag and Touvpandv. — Z&62 J. TREHARNE, The Stores, Penygraig. WILLIAMS' (PONTARDAWE) "vy o R M L O Z E N G ig s. For over Thirty Years this highly valuable Remedy has met with the greatest success. The effect upon Weak, Delicate Children (often given up as incurable) is like Magic. Getting rid of his tormenting pests by taking these lozenges, the thin, pale-faced, inanimate Child becomes strong, healthy, and lively, the pride, instead of the anxiety, of his guardians. » sir _i have for some time used your Anthelmintic or Worm Lozenges in my family, and find them a very speedy aad efficacious cure for ascearides, and their agreeable and convenient form is a great recommen- dation for children.—W. HUTCHINSON, Vicar of Howdon." Sold at 9%d, 13d, and 2s 9d per box, by most Chemists, or for 14 or 34 stamps from J. Davies, Chemist, 30, High-street, Swansea. A list of testi- monials, symptons, &c., on application. 1156 THE DE REES BILL POSTING AND I ADVERTISING COMPANY, LIMITED. PROPRIETORS of 150 of the LARGEST STATIONS, NEWPORT PONTYPOOL, RISCA, EASTERN and WESTERN VALLEYS. TERMS ON APPLICATION. BRIDGE-STREET. NEWPORT 1009 fetfors Hub Contracts. TEAMS FOR PEMBROKE. TENDERS will be received until 12 o'clock noon on Thursday, the 16th December, for the supply of TEAMS For H.M. DOCKYARD, PEMBROKE, under a stand- ing contract. Forms ef Tender, containing conditions of Con- tract and all particulars, may be obtained on per- sonal application at this Office, or by letter addressed Directorof Navy Contracts, Admiralty, Whitehall, S.W. also from Captain Superintendent, H.M. Dock- yard, Pembroke. T. GWYN, Director of Navy Contracts. Contract Department, Admiralty, Whitehall, S.W.. 3rd Dec., 1897. 3108_ c OUNTY BOROUGH OF CARDIFF. HEALTH DEPARTMENT. The Corporation of Cardiff invite TENDERS for (1) GENERAL STORES, (2) PAINTS and OILS, (3) TIMBER, !4) HOUSE COAL (large), NUTS, and SMITHS' COAL for 12 months from 1st January, 1898, (5) FODDER, HAY, and STRAW, and (6) HAR- NESS and STABLE STORES for six months, from 1st January, 1891. Forms of Tender and particulars to be obtained I from Mr J. Woosey, Corporation Depot, Canton, Cardiff. Sealed Tenders, to be accompanied by samples of No. 4, to be sent in to me, endorsed" General Stores," "Timber," Coal," as the case may be. on or before Monday, the 13th December. 1897. The successful tenderer will be required to enter into a contract, one of the conditions of which pre- scribes that the rate of wages to be paid to and the hours of labour, as well as the rules imposed upon the artificers, workmen, and others who shall be engaged or employed in carrying out this contract, shall be such as are recognised by the respective Trade Unions and the employers in the town and district where such contract is to be executed. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. By order. J. L. WHEATLEY, Town Clerk. Town Hall, Cardiff, Dec. 3rd, 1897. 3122 /BOUNTY BOROUGH OF CARDIFF. CARDIFF SANATORIUM. CONTRACT FOR PROVISIONS. TENDERS are invited for the Supply of MILK, VEGETABLES, and FISH, MEAT, GROCERIES, BREAD, DRUGS, <fcc., for a period of Six Months, commencing on the 1st January next. Further particulars as to quantity, &c., of goods required can be had on application to the Medical Officer of Health, Town Hall. Tenders, endorsed Provisions," to be delivered at mT Office, on or before the 9tb inst. By Order, J. L. WHEATLEY. Town Clerk. Town Hall, Cardiff. 3rd December, 1897. 3121 |^JYNYDDISLWYN SCHOOL BOARD. TO BUILDERS AND OTHERS. The MYKYDDISLWYN SCHOOL BOARD are prepared to receive TENDERS for the ERECTION of TWO ADDITIONAL CLASS-ROOMS and OTHER WORKS at the Pontllanfraith Schoo!, m the palish I of Mynyddistwyn. Plans, specification, and draft contract may be seen on and after the 8th instant at the Office of Mr George Rosser. Architect, Abercarn, from whom quantities and any further particulars may be obtained. The contractor whose tender is accepted will be required to enter into a contract in accordance with the draft, and also to enter into a joint and several bond with one surety (satisfactory to the Board) in the sum of L300. SeaJed tenders, endorsed" Tenders for Class- rooms," are to be sent to the undersigned on or before the 20th instant, but the Board do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any tender. C. R. LYNE, Clerk to the Board. Westgate Chambers, Newport, Mon., 6th December, 1897. 3139 RBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF MARGAM. PROPOSED WATER SUPPLY AT MTNYDD BYCHAN. TO CONTRACTORS. The Margam Urban District Council are prepared to receive TENDERS for carrying out certain Works of Water Supply at Mynydd Bychan Plans and Specification may be seen by appoint- ment with the Surveyor to the Council, Mr John Cox, Port Talbot, on payment of a deposit of JE1. which will be returned on the receipt of a bona-fide tender. Sealed tender, endorsed Tender for Mynydd Bychan Waterworks," to be delivered to the under- signed on or before Friday, the 10th instant. The Council do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any tender. By order, D. E. JONES, Clerk to the Council. Port Talbot, December, 1897. 3119 T~ HE GRAIGOLA MERTHYR CO., LIMITED, SWANSEA, invite TENDERS for the SUPPLY of STORES and MATERIALS for the six months ending 30th June next as follows —Ironmongery, Steam Piping and Fittings, Tiles and Steel Bars. Bolts and N'1ts, Rivets, Na,ils, etc.; Pack- ings, Waste, etc.; India Rubber Sheeting and Washerd and Asbestos, Timber, Iron and Steel. Forms of Tender may be obtained up to the 11th inst. upon application in writing only to the Company. The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted. December 1st, 1897. 3073 TENDERS required for ERECTING a JL VILLA RESIDENCE at Briton Ferry. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted, and to be sent me not later than the 20th December, 1897, endorsed Villa Residence." H. ALEX. CLARKE, Architect, 0123 Briton Ferry. TO ARCHITECTS AND BUILDERS. ARCHIBALD D. DAWNAY, LIMITED, Keeps at the WALES AND WEST OF ENGLAND GIRDER WORKS, EAST MOORS, CARDIFF, A LARGE STOCK OF STEEL JOISTS, FLITCH PLATES, TEES, ANGLES, CHANNELS, Etc. Manufacturers of ROOFS, GIRDERS, BRIDGES, STANCHEONS, PATENT SOLID TILE and CONCRETE FLOORS. OFFICES EAST MOORS, CARDIFF. Telegrams Dawnay, Cardiff." National Telephone, Cardiff, No. 694. 1139 TO BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS. -GAMPSON AND £ JO., DUMBALLS ROAD, CARDIFF. STEPS* HEADS, COPING STONE, LANDINGS (Large Size), SAWN STONE KERBS, CHANNEL CROSSINGS, SETTS, WALL STONES, HEARTHS, and FLAGS as laid in Queen-street, High-street, and St. Mary's, Cardiff, direct from our Quarries, Clare, Ireland, and Shepley, near Huddersfield. 800e 1193 ALBERT GILL, Manager. PAPERHANGINGS PAPER- t) HANGINGS! GENUINE SALE. ROBERT LEWIS & CO., OF CUSTOM HOUSE-STREET, CARDIFF, Are holding their ANNUAL SALE. Great Reductions from Current Prices. Choicest Designs and Colourings. Ceiling and Wall Hangings. 3037 Address-ROBT. LEWIS & Co., Custom House-street, Cardiff. SESSIONS AN D QONS. LIMITED, V3 Manufacturers nd Importers of CEMENT, SLATES, TIMBER, CHIMNEY-PIECES RANGES, GRATES, AND ALL BUILDING MATERIALS. PENARTH O OAD, /CARDIFF. 506E JX V>> 3038 ^PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS. "QHONDDA URBAN DISTRICT JLIj COUNCIL. APPOINTMENT OF GAS AND WATER WORKS MANAGER. The RHONDDA URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL invite APPLICATIONS for the Appointment of MANAGER of GAS and WATER WORKS. The quantity of Gas sold is about 60,000,000 cubic feet per annum, and the Water is supplied to about 50,000 persons. Salary, R350 per annum, with house, coal, gas, and water free. Applicants must have had considerable experience in both gas and water. Applications, stating age and experience, with copies of not more than three recent testimonials, to be sent to me, the undersigned, on or before Wednes- day, the 22nd inst. WALTER H. MORGAN, Clerk. Treforest, Gftam., 4th December, 1897. 3136 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. THE ROATH JJLURNISHING CO., 42, CASTLE-ROAD, & VERE-STREET, ROATH, CARDIFF, ARE ACKNOWLEDGED THE CHEAPEST HOUSE FURNISHERS IN THE TRADE, FOR CASH OR ON THE EASY PURCHASE SYSTEM. CATALOGUES FREE. ALL GOODS DELIVERED FREE. Our only address in Cardiff- ROATH FURNISHING CO., 42, Castle-road, and Vere-street, Roath, Cardiff. 1163 IMPORT ANT to THOSE WHO SUFFER. t Horton's I.X.L. Pills are guaranteed to cure all complications. Also gravel and pains in the back. Post free for 4s from G. D. Horton, M.P.S. (from the General Hospital), Aston-road North, Birmingham. Agents:-Cardiff-R. Mumford, Chemist, &c.. Meteor- street, Splotlands, and Castle-road, Roath. Merthyr— Wills, Chemist. Swansea—Lloyd, Chemist, Oxford- street. Newport—Young, Chemist, High-street. N.B. —Has never been known to ail. Letters answered free. Please name paper. 1171 E W PO RT OFFICES OF THE » SOUTH WALES DAILY NEWS, • IS, BRIDGE-STREET. ""I public goitres. A RCHBISHOP of Canterbury (about x\_ 1093): Dost thou believe that thou canst not be saved but by the death of Christ ? Go to, then put all thy confidence in this death alone. Place thy trust in no other thing. Commit thyself wholly to this death. Cover thyself wholly with this alone."—Johnstone's Edition of Owen's Works, Vol. V., p. 17. Read John iii. 16. rjlE M P E ITA N C E MISSION. MR ISITT (OF NEW ZEALAND), AT THE CORY HALL, MONDAY TO THURSDAY, Each Evening at 7.30. Subject To-night (Tuesday): "LIQUOR VERSUS LABOUR." A D MISS IO N FBE E. 3135 HE 'VEATH AND BE.ECON RAIL- THE WAY COMPANY. RAffi- W.\Y COMPA..1.'YY. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the REGISTER OF TRANSFERS of the FIRST DEBENTURE STOCK will be Closed from the 15th to the 31st December next inclusive, preparatory to the payment of the half-vearlv interest. 3125 C. TALBOT, Secretary. Company's Offices, Neath, 4th December, 1897. JQARK HALL, SUNDAY, DEC. 12. FATHER IGNATIUS, O. S. B., Will (D.V.) Preach at 7 p.m. ONE ADVENT SERMON. Snbject: "THE NOVELS OF THE DAY;" A SIGN OF THE TIMES. BaJcony Seats Is. Entrance Park-place. Free Seats entrance, Park-place. Reserved Seats 6d and Is in front portion of Hall. Entrance Windsor-lane. 3111 lVIERTHYR GENERAL HOSPITAL. ANNUAL FANCY DRESS BALL, DRILL HALL, MERTHYR TYDFIL, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY, 5TE", 1898. CHILDREN'S FANCY DRESS BALL. FRIDAY, JANUARY 7TH, 1898. HULLEY'S COUNTY BAND. R. R Davis, Hon. Sec. 113, High-street, Merthyr Tydfil. 2835 ROMILLY HALL, B A RRY, MR J. GLENELG GRANT'S Popular Lecture, PUBLIC OR PUBLICAN ? ILLUSTRATED by LIMELIGHT VIEWS by Messrs Harry Furness, E. Tennyson Reed (Punch), T. H. Thomas, &c., WEDNESDAY, Dec. 8th, at 7.30 p.m. VOCALIST, MRS MILDON. ACCOMPANIST, Mr NORMAN KENDRICK. CHAIRMAN, GEO. RUTTER, ESQ. Admission, Is, 6d, and 3d. The London amd Pro- vincial Press vie with each other in extolling the lecture. 161 -ou ABERGAVENNY CHRISTMAS A MARKETS. The GREAT MARKET before Christmas will be held on TUESDAY, December 21st, 1897. An ADDITIONAL MARKET will be held on THURS- DAY, December 23rd. A FAT STOCK CATTLE MARKET will be held on TUESDAY, December 14th. J. T. RUTHERFORD, Clerk, Abergavenny Urban District Council. 1st December, 1897. 2056 Q INGLE SCHOOL BOARD. PONTYPRIDD SCHOOL BOARD. I, the undersigned, HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that the ATTDIT of the ACCOUNTS of the said Ponty- pridd School Board, for the half-year ended Michael- mas last, will commence at the SCHOOL BOARD OFFICES, PONTYPRIDD, on WEDNESDAY, the 22nd day of December, 1897, at 11 o'clock in the fore- noon. Dated the 4th day of December, 1897, (Signed) ALFRED W. DOLBY, District Auditor of the Herefordshire and Monmouthshire Audit District. Cheddleton House, Newport, Mon. 3127 TTNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SOUTH WALES AND MONMOUTHSHIRE. TRAINING SCHOOL OF COOKERY AND THE DOMESTIC ARTS. DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES AT COLLEGE BUILDINGS, DUMFRIES-PLACE. The LADY LLANGATTOCK will DISTRIBUTE the DIPLOMAS to the successful students at 2.30 o'clock THIS (TUESDAY) AFTERNOON at the COLLEGE BUILDINGS, DUMFRIES-PLACE. The Public are invited. 3137 IN PARLIAMENT. SESSION 1898. /BOUNTY BOROUGH OF CARDIFF. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at a Special Meeting of the Town Council of the County Borough of Cardiff held at the Town Hall within the said Borough on Monday, the sixth day of December instant, the following Resolution was passed by an absolute majority of the whole number of the Council, namely That it is expedient to promote and the consent of the Council of the County Borough of Cardiff is hereby given to the promotion by the said Council of a Bill in Parliament in the ensuing Session for the following purposes, that is to say 1. To confirm an Agreement, dated the 14th day of April, 1897, and made between the Marquess of Bute and the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the County Borough of Cardiff (hereinafter re- ferred to as "the Corporation "), for and in rel a- tion to the purchase by the Corporation from the said Marquess of certain lands in the Borough known as Cathays Park" and other lands adjoining, and the reconveyance to the said Marquess of certain land situate in Park-place, Cardiff, conveyed to the Corporation by Indenture of 12th March, 1895. 2. To empower the Corporation to grant as a free gift to or for the University of Wales a site in the said park whereon to erect buildings for the University and the officials thereof. 3. To empower the Corporation with or without pecuniary consideration to grant in perpetuity or lease for any term of vears to or for the use of the University College of South Wales and Mon- mouthshire, the Glamorganshire Cou Council, or to or for the use of any educational or other public or local authority institution or hodyany lands in the said park for the erection thereon of buildings. 4. To empower the Corporation to erect and main- tain in the said park a Town Hall, Law Courts, and other Municipal or public offices and build- ings, and to charge rent for the use thereof or of any part thereof respectively, for the purpose of holding a County Court therein. 5. To empower the Corporation to close the Cathays Park or any part thereof on certain days and hours, and to prescribe the hours and conditions of ad- mission thereto either with or without payment and to provide for the application of any money received for admission to the said park. 6. To empower the Corporation to grant and lend money to any educational, literary or other public or Local Authority Institution or body who shell erect buildings in "Catliays Park. 7. To transfer to the Corporation the credit balance shown on the final audit of the accounts of the Art and Industrial Exhibition of 1870 and the investments thereof and dividends thereon for distribution among the Cardiff Museum Com- mittee, the Cardiff Free Libraries Committee, the Committee appointed to carry out the provisions of the Technical Instruction Acts, 1889 and 1891. in Cardiff, and the Cardiff Infirmary, or some of them. 8. To empower the Corporation to pay to the University College of South Wales and Mon- mouthshire the unpaid interest on the sum of Ire 110,000 contributed to the said College under the Cardiff Corporation Act, 1884. 9. To confirm an Agreement, dated the 14th day of April, 1S97, and made between the Company of Proprietors of the Glamorganshire Canal Naviga tion and the Corporation with respect to extending the bridge carrying the road known as North-road over the Canal of the Company, and other matters. 10. To authorise the Corporation to construct Tramways in the Borough and to run carriages thereon and on any tramways hereafter acquired by or for the time being belonging to the Cor- poration and to take tolls and charges for the use thereof and otherwise in relation thereto. 11. To construct a footbridge and approaches over the Great Western Railway in addition to the Beresford-road Level Crossing. 12. To acquire lands for Tramway Depots and stations for generating electricity and for the widening of Albany-road ana for the purposes of the Infectious Diseases Hospital of the Corpora- tion. 13. To relieve the Library Rate from the payment of interest and sinking fund charges in respect of loans under Public Libraries Acts and to pay the same out of the Borough Fund or Borough Rate direct. 14. To empower the Corporation to borrow money for all or any of the purposes aforesaid and for making rsads and improvements in pursuance of the said agreements and otherwise. 15. To enable the Corporation if they see fit to issue Stock bearing different rates of dividend. 16. To make all such provisions as may be neces- sary or expedient for or in relation to the matters aforesaid. And that the costs and expenses of and in relation to the promoting of the said Bill be charged as to one half thereof on the Borough Fund and Borough Rate, and as to the other half out of the District Fund and General District Rate of the Borough. ¡. Dated this Sixth day of December, 1897. 3132 J. L. WHEATLEY, Town Clerk. O c O A OT rjlEA SHOULD BE THE CHILDREN'S J"^ R INK. There is no Cocoa, so Digestible and Nutritions as U N N S J-CELAND ]IYPOSS 0OCOA SAMPLE FREE ON APPLICATION TO DUNN AND TTEWETT, JUL 1953a PENTONVILLE, LONDON. ESTABLISHED 90 YEARS. JOHN MART & 0OMPANY. (Successor F. J. NICHOLL.) The above firm are prepared to LET ON HIRE TENTS and MARQUEES SUITABLE for GARDEN PARTIES, EISTEDDFODAU, SPORTS, FETES, AND GALAS, &c. Apply to F. J. NICHOLL. 41, TALBOT-STREET, 1232 CARDIFF. UY THE CARDIFF TIMES & SOUTH WALES WEEKLY NEWS.—ONE PENNY. gpubUr JUmisniuitis. CARDIFF. T H E A T R E 0 Y A L. Lessee and Manageress. Mi-sHD\\AjHDFLETCHER Theatre Telephone, 362. TO-NIGHT AND DURING THE WEEK, Mr FRANK WEATHERSBY'S COMPANY, in AST L y N N E. Successful Everywhere. Time and Prices as usual. Booking offices at Messrs Thompson and Shackell's, Ltd., Queen-street, from 10 till 5. Telephone, 521. MONDAY NEXT, Dec. 13th, Mr GEORGE THORNE and J. L. SHINE in the New Farcical Comedy, rOlVIMY. 4- For the Time on any Stage. Plana now open. -n_- On XMAS EVE, the Royal Annual PANTOMIME, written by GEORGE THORNE (of D'Oyly Carte fame), and which will be produced in a style worthy of the Principality of Wales, entitled J^OBINSON £ JRUSOE (Up-to-Date). G1 R A N P T HEA T RE I" Lessee and Manager.Mr CLAKENCE SOUNES. Pronounced Success of the Great London Drama, gAINTS AND gINNERS, By Henry Arthur Jones. Popular Prices :—4d to 10s 6d. Doors open 7.10 (early doors 6.45). Commence 7.30. G P. A N D THEATRE. Magnificent Production of HENRY ARTHUR JONES' GREATEST PLAY- gAINTS AND gINNERS HARDING THOMAS as The Minister. HARDING THOMAS as The Minister. ELAINE VERNER as Letty Fletcher. 0ARDIFF MUSICAL SOCIETY. SEASON 1897-98. FIRST CONCERT, PARK HALL, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 8TH, at 7.30. Doors open 7 o'clock. Admission, 5s, 2s 6d, and Is 6d. Tickets at Messrs Newman & Sons. 3098-538e Special train to Llanishen and Caerphilly 10.45 p.m. LAST FIVE DAYS. SIR NOEL PATON'S WONDROUS PICTURE, THE JYJ U C K A K E POSITIVELY CLOSES ITS EXHIBITION AT MR FREKE'S GALLERY, 12, DUKE-STREET, CARDIFF, ON SATURDAY, DEC. 11TH. 436e Hours, 10 till 8. ADMISSION 6d. 2974 MR C. EMLYN JONES AND HIS J^ONDON ^SONCERT J>ARTY ARE MAKING A SHORT TOUR IN SOUTH WALES, JANUARY, 1898. ARTISTES: SOPRANOS. MISS GERTRUDE HUGHES, R.A.M. (Of the Royal Albert Hall, Queen's Hall, St. James's Hall, and Principal London Concerts). MISS MABEL JOHNSON, C.R.A.M. (Of the Crystal Palace, St. James's Hall, and Principal London Concerts). CONTRALTO. MISS ROSA DAVIES, (Of the Royal Choral Society, Royal Albert Hall, St. James's Hall, and principal London Concerts). TENOR. MR C. EMLYN JONES, R.A.M. (Of the Royal Choral Society, Crystal Palace, Queen's Hall, St. James's Hall,and Principal London Concerts). HASS. MR BARRY LINDON, R.A.M. (the Welsh Foli). (Of the Crystal Palace, Queen's Hall, St.James's Hall, and principal London Concerts). SOLO VIOLIN. MISS JOSE DUBOIS (Pupil of Herr Johannes Wolff). (The coming violinist of England. Of all the principal London Concerts). Solo Pianist and Accompanist—MR JAMES HALLE (Of the Crystal PaJace, St. James's 1-1&11, and principal London Concerts). Vacant Dates—January 25th, 27th, 28th, 29th. Address—Mr C. Emlyn Jones, 34, Red Lion-square, Holborn, London, W.C. 3124 AUTOMATIC BALL RETURNER should be on every Billiard Table. An ex- cellent Christmas Gift.—Orme and Sons, Limited, Manchester, London, and Glasgow. 2959 (fenrsnnts. FI OOK'S FORTNIGHTLY CON- DUCTED PARTIES to ROME. TRAVEL- LING and HOTELS, 10 guineas, and Programmes re now ready for Autumn and Winter Tours to Egypt, Palestine, Algeria, Madeira, Italy, South of Fra,nce, &c.-Apply to Mr Trounce, Booking Office, Pierhead, Cardiff. 1186 SmUiring nrítfits. RINCIPALITY PBRMAYENT _g_ INVESTMENT JGUILDING SOCIETY, 3 per cent. on DEPOSITS 4 per cent. on PREFERENTIAL SHARES. v per cent. on SUBSCRIPTION SHARES. 0 APPLY FOR THE 37TH ANNUAL REPORT and Prospectus to W. SANDERS & SONS, Managing Sees., 28, St. Mary-street, Cardiff. AGENTS—Newport 5Ir J. M. WOOD, 24, High-street. Penarth: Mr D. H. EDMUNDS, Windsor-rd. Barry: Mr D. H. EDMUNDS, Market Buildings. Ebbw Vale: Mr J. A. DAVI-S, Ida-place. 1023-7422 __n- rínHE JIONMOUTHSHIRET AND J SOUTH WALES PERMANENT BENEFIT BUILDING SOCIETY. H. J. PARNALL, Esq., J.P., Chairman. RESERVE & CONTINGENT FUNDS £ 9,030 3s 7d ADVANCES On Freehold or Lea sehold Securities at 5 per Cent. interest. INVESTING OR PAID-UP SHARES (interest 5 per cent, per annum and bonus). DEPOSITS and DEPOSIT SHARES at current rates of interest. F. J. HEYBYRNE. Secretary. HEYBYRNE & BROWN, 1, Friar's Chambers, Newport; 1231 And 21, West Bute-street, Cardiff. JjllRE IN QUEEN gTREET. MESSRS GEO, A. gECCOMBE & Co- Beg to inform their customers that no disarrangement of their business has occurred through the fire at their pre- mises, which, through the splendid promptitude of the fire brigade, was con- fined entirely to the cellar. THE SPECIAL SHOW OF CHRISTMA NOVELTIES AND SALE OF FURS, JACKETS, AND MANTLES will be continued Ihronghont the month. GEO. GJECCOMBE & CO., i QUEEN-STREET. 504e_ 3058 PIANOS. TTF YOU WANT TO BUY PIANOS. JL A PIANO OR ORGAN, PIANOS. Either for Cash or on the Hire System, PIANOS. do not be, by PIANOS. any interested person to purchase PIANOS. until you have ascertained the extra- PIANOS. ordinary value we are offering. PIANOS. You will save many pounds, be most PIANOS. liberally treated, and get the easiest PT A "NTO^ possible terms by purchasing PIANOS' FROM US' PIANOS. DUCK, SON, AND PINKER, PIANOS. THE GREAT PIANOS. PIANO MERCHANTS PIANOS. PULTENEY BRIDGE, BATH; PIANOS. And at BRISTOL. 2809 PIANOS. Catalogues and book of advice fre PAINE'S BILL POSTING SYNDICATE For Aberdare, HirwaAn, Mountain Ash, and District. Z. ANDREWS, SECRETARY. 13590 OFFICES U05 NEW THEATRE, ABERDARE. public JUnusfttunts. CARDIFF. "Ha not in mortals to command success, but we'll do more-deserve it." THE E M P I R E. MANAGING DIBECTOR .I. OSWALD STOLI, TO-NIGHT! THE AUGMENTED TZ" A R N 0 T R 0 u P E, Under the direction of tile celebrated FRED. KARNO, In an Elaborate and Excruciatingly Funny Pantomime- "JAIL BIRDS," In Three Big Scenes. Scene 1. THE QUARRY AT PORTLAND. Scene U. CORRIDOR OF PRISON. Dinner Time—Serving Table d'Hote. Scene III. INTERIOR OF CELLS. Warder's Office—Carpenter's and Barber's Shops. A most Laughable Production and Infallible Care-killer. LES FRASETTIS, Xylophone and Violin Soloists. MDLLE. EMMY'S Interesting and Clever Troupe of FOX TERRIERS. FRANK SEELEY, Eccentric Character Comedian. PALLES AND CUSSICK, Comedians and Burlesque Boxers, ROSE TILLEY. Songstress and Dancer. ARTHUR ST. GEORGE, Patriotic, Descriptive, and Comic Vocalist, The Popular Comedian, TOM COSTELLO, Of Comrades," Ship I love," and" Trinity Church" fame. NEXT WEEK— LOCKHART'S COMIC ELEPHANTS And THE BOISSETTS IN THE BRICKLAYERS." Box Office open daily from 10 to 4 Saturdays, 10 to 1. Also from 7 to 10 each evening for bookings for subse- quent dates. Two Complete Performances Every Evening Between 7 and 9 and 9 and 11. pHILHAIRMONIC HALL, CARDIFF. LAST TWO WEEKS. Must Close SATURDAY, December 18th, having to Open in Swansea for the Annual Xmas Season, commencing December 24th. Enormous Reception and Still Increasing Popularity of A1R J°SEPH J>00LE'S UP-PO-DATE MYRIORAMA. More additions for the Last Two Weeks:—Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee Procession; The Royal Carriage at St. Paul's Cathedral; The Mansion House Illuminated on Jubilee Night. Last Two Week's of Poole's Variety Confederation. Special engagement for the last Two Weeks of REX FOX, the Monarch of the Aerial Slack Wire. Poole's Prize Band. Popular Prices, 3s, 2s, Is, and 6d. Early door at 7, 3d extra. Every Evening at 7.45. Matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 3. Doors Open at 2.30. Manager, J. W. Poole, Proprietor, Joseph Poole. Last Two Weeks. Close Saturday, December 18th. SWANSEA. THE EMPIRE, MANAGING DIRECTOR—OSWALD STOLL. TO-NIGHT PERMANE'S BEARS. THE CINEMATOGRAPHE, With Spanish Bull Fight" and Jerusalem." SYD MAY. MY FANCY. GEORGE BROOKS, FRED. HOWARD, and THE GERRETTOS. NEWPORT. H E E M P I R E. JL MANAGING DIBECTOR—OSWALD STOLL. TO-NIGHT: LOCKHART'S COMIC ELEPHANTS, including the far-famed BONEY," in the Most Amusing and Extraordinary Entertainment ever given by trained animals. THE THREE KEZIAHS, THE SISTERS MONTROSE, JOHNNY DWYER, MARY LYNNE, FLO BURRIS, and REZENE and ROBINI. Next Week-" Jail Birds" and Permane's Bears. L" Y C E U M NEWPORT. Proprietor & Manager. Mr CLARENCE SOUNES. THIS EVENING, at 7.30, An entirely New American Novelty, direct from New York, U.S.A., QRIENTAL ^M ERICA. Prices, 6d to ill -s. Box Cilice Open Daily Ten to Four. Telephone, 158 Nat. 496e 1956 NEXT WEEK—SAINTS AND SINNERS. Hotels, Bitting-rooms, Sit. SWANSEA. O N GLANDS F AMILY ANDJ COMMERCIAL HOTEL, ST. HELEN'S-ROAD, SWANSEA (Within ten minutes' walk of G.W.R. Station). This magnificent Hotel is NOW OPEN under new management. Every home comfort at strictly moderate charges. Stock-rooms. First-class Billiard-room. Tramcars from all parts of the town pass the door every five minutes. Tariff on application. 2208 A. FRY, PROPRIETOR. OYAL HOTEL SWANSEA. This Hotel is being THOROUGHLY RENOVATED and RE-DECORATED, and is now under the Supervision of Mr W. SMITH, late of the Park Hotel, Cardiff, who will be pleased to see his Oid Friends and Patrons. 2110 YlvI. SMITH, Manager. WESTON-SUPER-MAHE. ESTON SUPER MARE.—The GRAND ATLANTIC is the principal and leading Hotel. Stands in four acres of ornamental grounds, facing the sea. Contains 120 sumptuously- appointed rooms. All the handsome Public Rooms command full Views of the Bay. Hydraulic lift and -cc, all modern improvement?. Ten minutes' walk from railway station and golf links. Own model dairy farm.—For terms, which are strictly moderate, apply to the Manager. Telegraphic address :—" Atlantic," Weston-super-Mare. National Telephone: No. 11.— Non-residents are admitted to luncheon, hot and cold collations, at 2s 6d. Table d'Hote Dinner, consisting of eight courses, including dessert, 5s. 1253 PIANOS AND ORGANS. rjlHOMPSON & S HACKELL (Ltd.) The Finest Display of Musical Instruments ever shown in the Principality. ESTEY ORGANS. Newest Styles. NEUMEYER PIANOS. Latest Models. BRINSMEAD PIANOS. Improved designs KIRKMAN PIANOS. Inlaid Panels. COLLARD PIANOS. Exquisite Finish. LIBERAL DISCOUNT FOR CASH. DELIVERED FREE. OLD PIANOS TAKEN IN EXCHANGE. All Instruments Supplied on New Hire System if desired, without Extra Charge, from 10s Monthly. Beautifully Illustrated Catalogue Free by Post on application to Cardiff, Swansea, Merthyr, or any of the Company's numerous Branches. SCHOOL BOARD MODEL PIANOS (As Supplied Cardiff and Barry School Boards), ONLY 19 GUINEAS CASH. Usual Price 30 Guineas 1,200 INSTRUMENTS SOLD YEARLY. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. Send for Price List. Send for Price List. LIST OF ADDRESSES. CARDIFF .Queen's Music Warehouse, Queen-street. BRISTOL 142, Newfoundland-road. SWANSEA 32, Castle-street NEWPORT 23, Commercial-street. GLOUCESTER 146, Westgate-street. MERTHYR US, High-street PONTYPRIDD Taff-street. LLANELLY 60, Stepney-street RHONDDA 81, Tylacelyn-road, Penygraig. BRIDGEND 1. Wyndham-street FERNDALE 37, Strand BARRY DOCK Holton-road. With Agents in most of the Towns and Villages in the Principality. 1047 JDIANOS BY COLLARD, K I R K M A N, BRINSME AD, BROADWOOD, BLUTHNER, BECHSTEIN. BEST TERMS. CASH OR CREDIT J. B RADER & SO ONLY ADDRESS: 9, WIND-STREET, Established 184C. SWANSEA. 1245 CLARKE'S B 41 PILLS are warranted to cure GRAVEL and PA-LNS in the BACK, and j all kindred complaints. Free from mercury. Estab lished upwards of 30 years. In boxes 4s 6d each, of all Chemists and Patent Medicine Vendors through- out the world, or sent for 60 stamps by the makers- The Lincoln and Midland GouBtlea Dxog QøJ. Lincoln. JAnsintss Abbrtssts. a ( L i •' > n r tl ti G r 3i i n (• eA t: V t. it ,0: 1897. CMSTHAS 1897. H OWEW & QOMP 4 NT Beg to Inform their Cnetomera that their FANCY BA Z A A a IS NOW OPEN. IN TRINITY-STREET, NEXT DOOB TO THE MARKET. HOWELL & CO. are this year making v larger and more varied display of Fancy Articles than in any previous year, and they feel sure even the most fastidious taste will be satisfied. It would be almost impossible to enumerate all the articles for sale, but the following will give an idea of the different classes of Goods. LEATHER GOODS OF ALL DESCRIP- TIONS. DESKS AND WORK BOXES. CLOCKS AND BRONZES. BOOKS AND PICTURES. DOLLS AND BON-BONS. ELECTRO PLATE. WOOD AND TIN TOYS. PERFUMERY AND SOAP. FANS. WOOD TRAYS AND BOXES, &u, Ac. p RIVATE CHRISTMAS CABDb. H. and Co. have Cards of the very Latest Designs to choose from. A large selection of BOXES OF XMAS CARDS Containing 6, 10, and 12 Cards with Envelopes. 1 1 I 111 addition to th- a'sove, H. and Co. would remind their Customers who- are buying Charity Goods that their Stocks in various departments have neves been so large Sona o such extraordinary good value, Most of the Departments have clearing lines to offer, snch as DRESS GOOMb MANTLES, JACKETS. COSTUMES, and CAPES. ■j i G B N T S' If ERCBBY. D EPARTMENT Is full of Job lines in MEN'S OVERCOATS: SHIRTS, PANTS, DRAWERS, TIES, &a., H. and Co. would urgently ask their Customecs to make their Purchases as early as possible to ensure fall satisfaction. Last year hundreds went away unserved during the week previous to Christmas. JJOWELL AND COMPANY, rjl HE CARDIFF DBAPBBSi Q ARJ>XTB.