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LIGHT WINES. Still and Sparkling HOCK and MOSELLE. CHAMP AGNE.-Excellent Wines frou moderate prices. CLARET.-Camfully selected Vlines, shewing every advantage horn the recent good vintages. ge & SAUTERNE. Sparkling SAUMITR Light Old Tawny PORT. DETAILED LISTS ON APPLICATION. THOS. WELSBY & CO. WINE MERCHANTS, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER.
iubIic Announcements. USIC HALL, CHESTER. TUESDAY, JUNE 3, TO FRIDAY, JUNE 6. EXHIBITION OF Fletcher, Russell and Company's (Ltd.) GAS COOKERS, &c. FREE LECTURES on GAS COOKING each day at 3 and 7.30 p.m., by MRS. A. R. STEVENSON, 1st Class Diplombe, Medallist, &c. The Exhibition will be Opened on TUESDAY, June 3rd, at 3 p.m. Open each of the following days from 10.30 to 1, 2.30 to 5, and 6.30 to 9.30 p.m. Fletcher, Russell & Co's (Ltd.) Cookers MAY BE HIRED FROM THE CHESTHR UNITED GAS CO. AT LOW QUARTERLY RENTALS. CHESHIRE DAIRY FARMERS' ASSOCIATION. L ONG-KEEPING CHEESE. FIRST PRIZE, £10 10s., offered by Sir PHILIP EGERTON. SECOND PRIZE, S5 5s., offered by GEORGE BARBOUR, Esq. THIRD PRIZE, 92 2s., offered by the DAIRY ASSOCIATION. For the BEST LOT of THREE CHESHIRE CHEESE, Coloured or Uncoloured, Made on or before June 15th, 1902, afterwards to be branded and exhibited and judged at the Annual Chester Dairy Show, October 14th. Entry Forms may be had on application to the Secretary, ROBERT CHALLINOR, St. Oswald's Buildings, Chester. GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, EXCURSIONS will run as under:- 1J EVERY MONDAY to GUERNSEY and JERSEY, for a fortnight or less, from CHESTER, &c. THURSDAYS, June 12 and 19, to LONDON and READING, for 8 or 15 days, from CHESTER. WEDNESDAY, June 11, DAY TRIP to WREXHAM, Ruabon, and LLANGOLLEN from CHESTER. FRIDAYS, June G and 13, to LONDON, for 1, 3, 6 or 8 days, from CHESTER, &c. Tickets, bills, pamphlets, lodging lists, &c., can be obtained at the Stations. J. L. WILKINSON, General Manager. Peasure (Crutses. THE DEE STEAM BOAT CO. The above Company is the only one authorised by His Grace the DUKJE OF WESTMINSTER, to run their STEAMERS regularly to EATON HALL. THE" ORMONDE" AND" BEND OR" Will run as follows (Sundays excepted):— p- am ain i am pm pm pin pin pm pin Chester.dp 9 01030(1130 i 0 1 30 2 45 3 30 4 30 5 30 EcclestonF. 9 50 1120U220 1 50 2 20 3 35 4 205 206 20 Iron Bridge 1015(1145! 5 45 Iron Br'g. d.fl015|1145» i f 15 451 EcclestonF. 10400.2101235 1 50 2 20 3 35W 30 6 10 6 45 Chester. arrUloOjl Ojl 25*2 40 3 10j4 25J5 20(7 0)7 34) FARES Chester to Eccleston, 6d. Single; 9d. Return Iron Bridge, 8d. ;ls. „ Weather and other causes permitting. SPECIAL RUNNINGS FOR BANK HOLIDAYS. L IVERPOOL & NORTH WALES. REGULAR DAILY SAILINGS (Sundays included) By P. Steamer ST. TUDNO," leaving Prince's Landing Staije at 10-45 a.m., for Llandudno, Beaumaris, Bangor, and Menai Bridge, and due back about 7-30 p.m. EXTRA SAILINGS by Steamer "SNOWDOST." Every SATURPAY, at 2.!5 p.m., for Llandudno and Menai Straits. A very SUNDAY, at 11.15 a.m., for Llandudno, due back at 7-30 p m. 21s. Week-ends at Llanduduo, Boat and Hotel in. clusive. Passeugers leaving Chester on SUNDAYS at 9.45 a.m., should arrive at Liverpool Landing Stage to connect with 11-15 a.m. Steamer. For particiilars as to rates for Season Tickets and all further information apply to the Liverpool and North Wales Steamship Company, Ltd.. T. G. BBEW, Secretary. 40, Chapel-street, Liverpool. Tel. 6366. $?2tJros, hotels, QRAIGSIDE HYDRO, LLANDUDNO. ) Entirely New Management. LUXURIOUS BATHS—TURKISH, RUSSIAN AND SWIMMING. RALPH E. MUNRO, Manager. LLANDUDNO. THE GRAND HOTE.L. THIS MAGNIFICENT HOTEL (CONTAINING 200 APARTMENTS), BUILT, DECORATED, AND FURNISHED BY "WARINGS" will be COMPLETED IN JUNE NEXT, And the exact date of Opening will be shortly announced. A I. SOUVENIR BOOK" with a full descriptive account of the Hotel and Llandudno and district, will be forwarded on application to the "Manager." GAS COOKERS. COOKING STOVES of all sizes and adapted to any position supplied ON HIRE at Quarterly Rentals from 1/- PER QUARTER. FAMILY SIZES, 2/- TO 2/6. CLEAN, ECONOMICAL AND EFFECTIVE. NO DUST OR DIRT. ABSOLUTE CONTROL OVER TEMPERATURE. GAS BOILERS FOR BATHS AND HOUSEHOLD USE. BREAKFAST AND BOILING RINGS. GRILLS OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS AT LOW PRICES. ESTIMATES FREE. All particulars can be obtained on application, and Cookers seen at GAS OFFICES & SHOW ROOMS, CUPPIN STREET. rj AML 96 M7 BY SPECIAL To H.R.H. THE APPOINTMENT PRINCE OF WALICS. W. & F. BROWN & Co., CABINET MAKERS & UPHOLSTERERS, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. JJ OUSE AGENTS. PROPRIETORS OB' XT/'ARE HOUSES FOR STORING T FURNITURE. VANS FOR REMOVING FURNITURE. Low PRICE AND RATES. ALFRED PARKES^1 Ladies' Tailor, Outfitter, and Practical Furrier. EARLY SPRING NOVELTIES In all Departments are now being shown with a Special Display of Millinery. DRESS and MANTLE MAKERS have the Newest Designs for Early Spring, and are prepared to execute all orders promptly. „ A. P A R K E S, MAGAZLN DES MODES, BRIDGE-ST. ROW, CHESTER. Hours of Business—DAILY from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. vublic ftotices. NOTICE. I EATON HALL and GARDENS will -« be OPEN to the PUBLIC, on the usual conditions, from MONDAY, JUNE 2ND, till further notice. ROYAL SOCIETY PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. CHESTER AND DISTRICT BRANCH. THE PUBLIC are most earnestly reminded that JL only by their aid can many Cases of Cruelty be discovered, which it would be impossible for the Inspector to find out. Every one, on seeing an act of cruelty committed, should report the case at once to Inspector BLAKE JONES, 2, Priory- place, Chester, with full details and the name and address of the offender; or the name and address on the vehicle if there be one. It is a rule of thfc Society that the name of an informant is kept private if desired. HELSBY CORONATION FESTIVITIES, C THURSDAY, JUNE 26TH, 1902. Offers are invited from Proprietors of Steam Roundabouts, Swings, etc., for a Stand on the Field in which the above are to be held. For further particulars apply to the Hon. Sec. H. KNIGHT, Helsby, Cheshire. ^gutters. CHESHIRE COUNTY LUNATIC ASYLUM AT UPTON, NEAR CHESTER. TENDERS FOR PROVISIONS, &a. PERSONS willing to CONTRACT for supply- ing the Asylum with the under-mentioned ARTICLES for the period of Six Months, com- mencing the 1st day of July, 1902, are requested to send in Sealed Tenders for the same on or before MONDAY, the 16th June, addressed to The Chair- man of the County Asylum ,Committee. Upton, Chester," and endorsed "Tender for Provisions, &c." Butchers' Meat, Provisions, Groceries, Flour, Ale and Porter, Buttermilk, Salt, Tobacco. Drapery Goods and Bedding, Shoe Leather, &c. Coals, Slack, and Coke. Ironmongery, Timber, Building Materials, Baskets and Brushes, Paints and Oils. Coffins and Interments. Forms of Tender may be had on application to Mr. THOMAS JONES, the Steward of the Asylum, and the articles to be supplied must be equal in quality to the samples or patterns which may be seen at the Asylum, between the hours of 10 and 12 on TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, the 10th and 11th June. ALEXR. HORNBY, Clerk to the Asylum Committee. Upton, Chester, 28th May, 1902. Sijippmg. WHITE STAR LINE. BOYAL MAIL STEAMERS. LIVERPOOL to NEW YORK, via QUEENSTOWN. CYMRIC Fri., June 6 GERM ANIC.Wed, Juno 25 OCEANIC .Wed., June 11 TEUTONIC.Wed., July MAJESTIC .Wed., June IS CYMRIC Fri., July i CELTIC Fri., June U0 OCEANIC .Wed., July 9 CELTIC Fri., June U0 OCEANIC .Wed., July 9 Third Class Passage at Low Bates, including Outfit free of charge to New York, Boston, Philadelphia, or Baltimore. Superior accommodation at moderate fares for Saloon and Second Saloon; also through bookings to China, Japan, New Zealand,and Australia. For further particulars apply to W. COVENTRY,11, Watergate-street, Chester; or to ISMAY, IMRIE & CO., LIVERPOOL, 17, Cocbspur-street, S.W., and ) T 34, Leadeuhall-stieet, E.C., JLONBON. ELDER, DEMPSTER & CO. (BEAVER LINE.) ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS. LIVERPOOL TO QUEBEC AND MONTREAL. LAKE CHAMPLAIN JUNE 10 LAKE ONTARIO JUNE 17 Passengers booked through to all parts of Canada and United States. Superior accommodation at lowest rates for First, Second, and Third Class Passengers only. Special terms to Families and Parties intending to emigrate. Apply to ELDER, DEMPSTER & CO., African House, Water-street, Liverpool. DOMINION LINE ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS. TO CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES. PASSENGER SAILINGS FROM LIVERPOOL. Juno 5. COMMONWEALTH Boston June 5. DOMINION Quebec & Montreal Through Tickets issued to all inland points. Excellent accommodation for Saloon, Second Saloon and Third Class Passengers at lowest rates. Third Class passengers are provided with outfit, and forwarded from Boston to New York, Philadelphia or Baltimore, without extra charge. All passengers embark at the Prince's Landing Stage. For further particulars apply to BICHAIIDS, MILLS and Co., 24, James-street, Liverpool. BEDDING PLANTS AN IMMENSE STOCK OF STRONG, WEEL-RIPENED PLANTS OF ALL LEADING VARIETIES READY FOR IMMEDIATE PLANTING. PRICES VERY MODERATE. CATALOGUE POST FREE. DICKSONS /CHESTER. NURSERIES \J am gEO W^N& no., EASTGATE ROW, SILK MIRCERS TO THE LATE QUEEN VICTORIA WILL MAKB A SPECIAL DISPLAY OF LATEST NOVELTIES ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, MAY 27TH, 28TH & 29TH, 1902. (See Windows.) GOWNS for all Functions for the CORONATION FESTIVITIES. GOWNS for Garden Parties, etc. EYESTRAIN. THE USE OF SUITABLE GLASSES SAVE THE EYES FROM STRAIN AND ALL THE EVILS WHICH FOLLOW. PROFIT BY THE EXPERIENCE OF OTHERS. THE BENEFITS OF PROPERLY FITTED GLASSES ARE TESTIFIED TO BY THE THOUSANDS WHO USE THEM. HAVE YOUR SIGHT TESTED BY H. C. HOUGHTON, EYESIGHT & SPECTACLE SPECIALIST, LATE MANAGER FOR WOOD, ABRAHAM'S, Liverpool & Manchester. Binocular, Marine, and Field Glasses; also agent for Zeiss and Goerz Treider Prismatic Binoculars. ALL REPAIRS DONE CHEAPLY AND PROMPTLY. 23, EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER. School children's eyesight tested free of charge, and glasses supplied at hospital prices, any day after 4 p.m., Wednesday excepted. public Notice. REGULATIONS MADE BY THE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF TARPORLEY WITH RESPECT TO DAIRIES, COWSHEDS, & MILK- SHOPS IN THE URBAN DISTRICT OF TARPORLEY. INTERPRETATION. <( Throughout these Regulations the expression "The Council" means the Urban District Council of Tarporley; the expression "the District" means the Urban District of Tarporley; the ex- pression "Cowshed" includes any dairy in which milking cows may be kept, and the expression Cowkeeper" means any person following the trade of a cowkeeper or dairyman who is, or is required to be, registered under the Dairies, Cow- sheds, and Milk-shops Order of 1885. FOR THE INSPECTION OF CATTLE IN DAIRIES: 2. Every occupier of a dairy wherein any cattle may be kept, and which the Medical Officer of Health, or the Inspector of Nuisances, or any other officer of the Council specially authorised by them in that behalf, may visit for the purpose of inspecting cattle, and every person for the time being having the oare or control of any such dairy, or of any cattle therein, shall afford such Medical Officer of Health, Inspector of Nuisances, or officer, all reasonable assistance that may, for the purpose of the inspection, be required by him. FOR PRESCRIBING AND REGULATING THE LIGHTING, VENTILATION, CLEANS- ING, DRAINAGE, AND WATER SUPPLY OF COWSHEDS AND DAIRIES IN THE OCCUPATION OF PERSONS FOLLOWING ,THE TRADE OF COWKEEPERS OR DAIRYMEN. PART I. LIGHTING. 3 Every cowkeeper shall provide that every cowshed in his occupation shall be sufficiently lighted. VENTILATION 4. Every cowkeeper shall cause every cowshed in his occupation to be sufficiently ventilated, and for this purpose to be provided with a sufficient number of openings into the external air to keep the air in the cowshed in a wholesome condition. CLEANSING. 5. (1) Every oowkeeper shall cause every part of the interior of every cowshed in his occupation to be thoroughly cleansed from time to time as often as may be necessary to secure that such cowshed shall be at all times reasonably clean and sweet. (2) Such person shall cause the ceiling or interior of the roof, and the walls of every cowshed in his occupation to be properly limewashed twice at ?as^ 'n every year, that is to say, once during the month of May and once during the month of October, and at such other times as may be necessary. Provided that this requirement shall not apply to any part of such ceiling, roof or walls, that may be properly painted, or varnished, or con- structed of or covered with any material such as to render the limewashing unsuitable or inex- pedient, and that may be otherwise properly cleansed. (3) He shall cause the floor of every such cow- shed to be thoroughly swept, and all dung and other offensive matter to be removed from such cowshed as often as may be necessary, and not less than once in every day. DRAINAGE. 6 (1) Every cowkeeper shall cause the drainage of every oowshed in his occupation to be so arranged that all liquid matter which may fall or be cast upon the floor may be conveyed by a suitable open channel to a drain inlet situate in the open air at a proper distance from, any door or window of such cowshed, or to some other suitable place of disposal which is so situate. (2) He shall not cause or suffer any inlet to any drain of such cowshed to be within such cowshed. WATER SUPPLY. 7. (1) Every oowkeeper shall keep in connection with every cowshed in his occupation, so far as is possible, a supply of water suitable and sufficient for all such purposes as may from time to time be reasunauiy necessary. (2) He shall cause any receptacle which may be provided for such water to be emptied and thoroughly cleansed from time to time as often as may be necessary to prevent the pollution of any water that may be stored therein, and where such receptacle is used for the storage only of water, he shall cause it to be properly covered and ventilated, and so placed as to be at all times readily accessible. PART II. 8. In this Part, the expression "Dairy" means a dairy in which cattle are not kept. LIGHTING. 9. Every cowkeeper shall provide that every dairy in his occupation shall be sufficiently lighted with windows, whether in the sides or roof thereof. VENTILATION 10. Every oowkeeper shall cause every dairy in his occupation to be sufficiently ventilated, and for this purpose to be provided with a sufficient number of openings into the external air to keep the air in the dairy in a wholesome condition. CLEANSING. 11. (1) Every cowkeeper shall cause every part of the interior of every dairy in his occupation to be thoroughly cleansed from time to time as often as may be necessary to secure that such dairy shall be at all times reasonably dean and sweet. (2) He shall cause the floor of every such dairy to be thoroughly cleansed with water at least once in every day. DRAINAGE. 12. (1) Every cowkeeper shall cause the drain- age of every dairy in his occupation to be so arranged that all liquid matter which may fall or be. cast upon the floor may flow to the outside of such dairy and may there be received in a suitable gulley oommunicating with a proper and sufficient drain. (2) He shall not cause or suffer any inlet to any drain of such dairy to be within such dairy. WATER SUPPLY. 13. (1) Every cowkeeper shall cause every dairy in his occupation to be provided with an adequate supply of good and wholesome water for the cleansing of such dairy and of any vessels that may be used therein for containing milk, and for all other reasonable and necessary purposes in connection with the use thereof. (2) He shall cause every cistern or other receptacle in which any such water may be stored public gotice. to be properly covered ::nd ventilated, and so placed as to be at all tin cs readily accessible. (3) He shall cause ever; such cistern or recep- tacle to be emptied and t oroughly cleansed from time to time as often 8C may be neccessary to prevent the pollution of ..ny water that may be stored therein. FOR SECURING THE CLEANLINESS OF MILK-STORES, MILK-SHOPS, AND OF MILK-VESSELS USED FOR CONTAINING MILK FOR SALE BY PERSONS FOLLOW- ING THE TRADE OF COWKEEPERS OR DAIRYMEN. CLEANLINESS OF MLK-STORES AND MILK-SLOPS. 14. Every occupier of a. milk-store or milk- shop shall cause every pari of the interior of such milk-store or milk-shop to )e thoroughly cleansed from time to time as ofte. as may be necessary to mamtam such milk-st, -e or milk-shop in a thorough state of cleanliness. CLEANLINESS OF JIILK VESSELS. 15. (1) Every cowkeeper shall from time to time as often as may be necessary cause every milk-vessel that may be used by him for contain- ing milk for sale to be throughly cleansed with steam or clean boiling water, and shall otherwise take all proper precautions for the maintenance of such milk-vessel in a constant state of cleanli- ness. (2) He shall, on every occasion when any such vessel shall have been used to oontain milk, or shall have been returned- to him after having been out of his possession, cause such vessel to be forthwith so cleansed. FOR PRESCRIBING PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PURVEYORS OF MILK AND PERSONS SELLING MILK BY RETAIL AGAINST INFECTION OR CONTAMINA- TION. 16. (1) Every purveyor of milk or person selling milk by retail shall take all reasonable and proper precautions, in and in connection with the storage and distribution of the milk, and otherwise, to prevent the exposure of the milk to any infection or contamination. (2) He shall not deposit or keep any milk in- tended for sale— (a) in any room or place where it would be liable to become infected or contaminated by impure air, or by any offensive, noxious, or deleterious gas or substance, or by any noxious or injurious emanation, exhalation, or effluvium; or (b) in any room used as a kitchen or as a living room; or (c) in any room or building, or part of a building oommunioating directly by door, window, or otherwise with any room used as a sleeping room, or in which there may be any person suffering from any infectious or con- tagious disease, or which may have been used by any person suffering from any such disease and may not have been properly disinfected or (d) in any room or building or part of a building in which there may be any direct inlet to any drain. (3) He shall not keep milk for sale, or cause or suffer any such milk to be placed, in any vessel, receptacle or utensil which is not thoroughly clean. (4) He shall cause every vessel, receptacle or utensil used by him for containing milk for sale to be thoroughly cleansed with steam or clean boiling water after it shall have been used, and to be maintained in a constant state of cleanli- ness. (5) He shall not cause or suffer any cow belong- ing to him or under his care or control to be milked for the purpose of obtaining milk for sale- (a) unless, at the time of milking, the udder and teats of such cow are thoroughly clean; and (b) unless the hands of the person milking such oow, also, are thoroughly clean and free from all infection and penal^ 17. Every person who si 11 offend against any of the foregoing regulations shall be liable for every such offence to a penalty of FIVE POUNDS, and in the case of a continuing offence to a further penalty of FORTY SHILLINGS for each day after written notice of the offence from the Council. Provided, nevertheless that the justices or court before whom any complaint may be made or any proceedings may be taken in respect of any such offence may, if they think fit, adjudge the payment as a penalty of any sum less than the full amount of the penalty imposed by this regulation. COMMENCEMENT OF THE REGULATIONS. 18. These regulations shall come into force on and after the first day of June, 1902. REVOCATION OF REGULATIONS. 19. From and after the date on which these regulations shall come into force, all regulations heretofore made under, or having effect in pur- suance of the Dairies, Cowsheds and Milk-shops Order of 1885, shall, so far as the same are now in force in the district, be revoked. Given under the Common Seal of the Urban District Council of Tarporley, at a Meeting held on the twentieth day of March, One thousand nine hundred and two. /X ROBERT SYMMS, Chairman. ( L.S. ) THOMAS CAWLEY, v—■' Clerk of the Council. Nefo publication. THE "CHESHIRE SHEAF." NOW READY, VOL. III. OF THE THIRD SERIES. EDITED BY THB REV. FRANCIS SANDERS, M.A., VICAR OF HOYLAKE; AND WM. FERGUSSON IRVINE, BON. SECRETARY OF THE RECORD SOCIETY. THE First, Second and Third Volumes of the JL New (Third) Series of the CHESHIRE SHEAF, reprinted after revision from the Chester Courant, I together with a full Index of Names and places, are now ready for issue to Subscribers. PRICE TO SUBSCRIBERS, 6/- NETT. Application for aopies to be sent to- MR. WM. FERGUSSON IRVINE, 56, PARK ROAD SOUTH, BIRKENHEAD. THE BEST SWEDE,MANGEL AND TURNIP SEEDS. ALL GROWN FROM CAREFULLY SELECTED PEDIGREE STOCK. Awarded Leading First Prizes. DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF ABOVE AND ALL OTHER FARM SEEDS POST FREE ON APPLICATION. Special Prices for Large Quantities. ICKSONS HESTER. Seed Growers DICKSONS /CHESTER. w CHF,'S HERBAL EMBROCATION. HOOPING COUGH The celebrated ffectwi HOOPING COUGH cure without interned JJOOPING COUGH medicine. TTOOPINS COUGH 4.°^" "DEONCHITIS 157, Queen Victoria- £ JROUP street, London. w CHE' HERBAL EMBROCATION JOSEPH BECKETT & CO. BEG THE FAVOUR OF A VISIT TO THEIR EXHIBITION OF DRESSES FOR ALL OCCASIONS. EASTGATE ROW & EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER. H A R V EST, 1 9 0.2. ,.r'7: tit ''¡' M'HATTIE & CO. HAVE NOW IN STOCK SELF-BINDERS, \S§LS§' MOWING MACHINES, HORSE BAKES, HAV MAKERS, AND ASK THEIR AGRICULTURAL. FRIENDS TO FAVOUR THEM WITH A VISIT. EARLY ORDERS FOR BINDERS SOLICITED TO SAVE DISAPPOINTMENT. NOJRTHGATE STREET, CHESTER. & OTHER GARDEN REQUISITES. LAWN MOWERS, ROLLERS ALL OF THE BEST AND AT THE MAKERS' LOWEST PRICES. THE LARGEST STOCKS TO SELECT FROM. PRICED LISTS POST FREE. .DICKSONS, CHESTER. PIONEER Complete Furnishing Stores, 9 to 19, BOLD-ST., LIVERPOOL T LOWEST PRICES IN THE KINGDOM—CASH ONLY. ENORMOUS STOCK. ATTRACTIVE GOODS. 50 SHOW ROOMS. PASSENGER LIFT TO ALL FLOORS. FREE DELIVERY. :< SEND-FOR LARGE ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE POST FREE. HARRINGTON HOTEL. FIRST CLASS FAMILY HOTEL. Two minutes' walk from South Kensington Station, Imperial Institute and Museums. HARRINGTON-RD., SOUTH KENSINGTON, LONDON, S.W. A. HARTMANN. Proprietor, (Late Manager of the Grosvenor Hotel, Chester, and several other leading Hotels). TERMS FROM 7s. CD. PER DAY. EDWARD WILLIAMS, HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER, JLJL COLOURER, PAPER-HANGER, &c., 33, NICHOLAS STREET, CHESTER. Paper-Hangings of the Newest Designs kept in Stock. Pattern Books sent out to Select from. Estimates given for Town or Country Work. NEW IDEAS AND NEW METHODS The old-fashioned methods are out of date. The old-fashioned, the clumsy, and the unattractive should be put away for ever. To nothing does this apply more forcibly than to your printing. ATTRACTIVE PRINTING Is just as essential to a business man as a desk or counter; and it is one of the best of advertisements. A shoddy sheet of notepaper or a shoddy bill head is one of the worst of advertisements. UP-TO-DATE! What you want is smart up-to-date printing, up-to-date type, up-to-date style These you will get at reasonable prices, and quickly too, at the COURANT OFFICE, THE CROSS, CHESTER. "pOUND DEAD RAT POISON.—Farmers say it is the best ever used Rats are found dead. Also Poison for Dressing Stacks for Mice, and Poison for Moles. In boxes 1/2, 2/ 3/ post free, of SANFORD and SON, SANDY. Sold by Chemists. CANADIAN HAY For Quotations apply to ALDERSON BROS., HAY IMPORTERS AND GENERAL FORAGE DEALERS, BOOTLE, LIVERPOOL. Telephone 459 Bootle. ATT AQ ASSURANCE CO. -LLL JL JLJ OLkJ LIMITED. (Fire and Life). Established 1808. Claims paid over £ 15,000,000. Unconditional and Whole World Life Policies with Large Bonuses. "Discounted Bonus" Assurances. Applications for Agences invited. J. WILBER FORCE MARSDEN, Branch Manager, 9, Tithebarn-street, LiverpooL Established 1832. CART and LURRY TARPAULINS, LONG and LOIN CLOTHS for Horses, COAL and CORN SACKS, equal in price and quality to any in the kingdom. Ladders, Blocks, Pulleys, Rope of all sizes. TENTS suitable for all purposes, Decorations if required. Prompt atten- tion to enquiries either for Sale or Hire of above.— Apply DAVIES & SONS, Crane-street, Victoria road, and 4, Coal Exchange, Chester. ISAAC WILLIAMS AND SON, REGISTERED PLUMBERS, GLAZIERS, & GAS FITTERS, JL CUPPIN STREET, CHESTER. Plumbers' Brasswork of all descriptions; Patent Water Closets, Lavatories, Baths, &c. Glasspf all qualities and patterns kept in Stoek. ESTABLISHED 1862. R^HOS. ROGERS & GONS. (LATE THOMAS ROGERS), PURVEYORS AND EXPORTERS OF THE CELEBRATED WELSH MOUNTAIN MUTTON Price List on Application. Parcels securely packed and despatched by Parcel's Post or G.W.R. at Special Rates. CHOICE NEW SEASON'S SPRING LAMB lid. per lb. Carriage paid on Side or Whole Lambs. Special Terms for Hotels, &c. SIRLOINS AND RIBS PRIME HOME-FED OX BEEF, 8id. per lb. Carriage paid. PRIME Welsh Mountain Wether Mutton Sides Sd. per lb. Carriage paid. MUTTON SIDES, 8d. per lb. 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