To H.R.H. BT SPECIAL „ THK ^EINCK 0P APPOINTMENT WALES W. & F. BROWN L & CO., CABINET MAKERS & UPHOLSTERERS, EASTGATE ROW. CHESTER. "IT OUSE AGENTS, PROPRIETOHS OF WAREI-TOUSES PoIt STORING ▼ » FURNITURE. VANS FOR REMOVING FURNITURE. Low PRICE AND RATES.
T.HOS- WELSBY& CO. WINE MERCHANTS, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER. Choice Wines of the Best, Vintages INEXPENSIVE WINES OF GOOD QUALITY FOR ORDINAKY USE. Pine Old-landed Vintage Cognac Brandies.
pubtic Announcements. ROYALTY THEATRE, CHESTER. EVERY EVENING, THE SIGN OF THE CROSS. MONDAY NEXT, for Six Nights Only, HELD IN BONDAGE. SPECIAL MATINEE, THURSDAY, Nov. 23rd, at 2-20, the BESSES 0' TH' BARN PRIZE BAND. PRICES AS USUAL. PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT. ROYALTY THEATRE, CHESTER ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 18TH, TWO AMATEUR PERFORMANCES OF "Mrs. Gorringe's Necklace," A PLAY IN FOUR ACTS, BY HUBERT HENRY DAVIES, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF COLONEL H. ARCHDALE, C.B. STAGE MANAGER MR. H. G. ROLT. In Aid of the Chester Benevolent Institution. CHESTER PAXTON SOCIETY. President: Major MAcGILLYCUDDY, J.P. THE ANNUAL EXHIBITION XJL OF Fruits, Chrysanthemums, LADIES' TABLE DECORATIONS, &c., WILL BE HELD IN THE TOWN HALL, TO-DAY (WEDNESDAY) & THURSDAY OPENING CEREMONY BY THE COUNTESS GROSVENOR TO-DAY (WEDNESDAY), Nov. 15th, at 3 p.m. .i' .¡ The PRIZES will be presented to the successful Competitors on THURSDAY, at 8 p.m., by MRS. MACGILLYCUDDY. Chairman: J. GARRETT FROST, ESQ., J.P. GEORGE P. MILN, Hon. Sec., Grosvenor Museum, Chester. HOOTON PARK RACES. NOVEMBER 17TH AND 18TH. FRIDAY, 17th, Autumn Hurdle Race of 400 sov. SATURDAY, 18th, Cheshire Steeplechase of 400 sov. First Race about 1.15 each day. ADMISSION TO COURSE, 1/- FAST EXCURSION TRAINS. Centers. COUNTY OF CHESTER. TO BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS. TENDERS are invited for the WORKS neces- sary to convert a Room into a CH ArH>Li (Carpenter and Joiner and Plasterer and Painter8 Work), at the UPTON ASYLUM, CHESTER. Plans and Specifications can be seen, and quanti- ties obtained (on deposit of £1, which will be returned on receipt of a bona-fide Tender) at the Office of Mr. H. BESWICK, County Architect, Newgate-street, Chester, on and after SATURDAY, November 11th, 1905, Tenders are to be sent so as to be received by the undersigned not later than SATURDAY, November 18th. 1905, endorsed "Tender for Works. The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted. ALEXR. HORNBY, Clerk to the Committee of Visitors. Upton Asylum, 10th November, 1905. Educational. MISS ROSALIE HUTTON, Diplornée of the Royal Conservatoire of Music, Leipzig (PIANO aDd SINGING), Visits CHESTER and NORTH WALES, On WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS, and FRIDAYS. Address: 57, Manor-road. Liscard, Liverpool; The Griffin Inn, Gresford, near Wrexham or Ness, Neston, Cheshire. B IRK ] C K BANK. ESTABLISHED 1851. 2! PER CENT. INTEREST allowed on Deposit A ecouuts repayable on Demand. Current Accounts opened. 2% Interest allowed on minimum monthly balances when not drawn below 100. Advances made to Customers, and all General Banking Business transacted. Apply C. F. EAYENSCROFT, Secretary Southampton Buildings. High Holborn. W.C. CHESTER JJNITED GAS CO. GAS FIRES. A Large Variety of THIS SEASONS FIRES, in the most ARTISTIC DESIGNS, NOW ON VIEW at the NEW SHOWROOMS, CUPPIN STREET. All Fires quoted FIXED FREE, And can be supplied ON HIRE (Three Years' Hire and Purchase System). SHOP STOVES. SPECIALITIES FROM 2/- PER QUARTER. In the NEW SHOWROOMS may be seen an entirely New and Varied SELECTION of CHANDELIERS, PENDANTS, BRACKETS, &c. The Company uncle; take INTERNAL GAS FITTINGS and employ a THOROUGHLY COMPETENT STAFF OF GASFITTERS. Incandescent Gas Light. IS THE Cheapest Artificial Light. MAINTENANCE OF INCANDESCENT GAS BURNERS Is Undertaken by the Company. Øt BROWN & Co., MERCERS, CHESTER. MILLINERY. THE LATEST STYLES FOR THE MID-SEASON NOW ON SHOW. NEW FURS FOR THE SEASON. public flotices. DIOCESAN CONFERÇE USIC HALL, CHESTER. THE EVENING MEETING WILL BE ADDRESSED BY THE LORD BISHOP OF RIPON (DR. BOYD CARPENTER), TO-DAY (WEDNESDAY), NOVEMBER 15TH, AT 8-30 O'CLOCK. TICKETS (Gratis) can be obtained from the local Clergy, or at Messrs. PHILLIPSON & GOLDER'S. CHESTER RATEPAYERS' ASSOCIATION. THURSDAY EVENING, NOV. 16 TH, 1905. A PUBLIC MEETING OF RATEPAYERS WILL BE HELD IN THE ASSEMBLY ROOM, NEWGATE STREET, TO CONSIDER THE PROPOSED GRANT TO THE MAYOR. J. M. HAWKINS, ESQ., President of the Association, will take the Chair at 8 o'clock. All Ratepayers are invited to attend this Meet- ing, and may both speak and vote. EDDISBURY DIVISION CONSERVATIVE ASSOCIATION \J — PUBLIC MEETINGS ALL ELECTORS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED FORESTERS' HALL, NORLEY, ON MONDAY, NOV. 27TH, 1905, AT 7-30 O'CLOCK. Chairman H. E. WILBRAHAM, Esq.. J.P., DelamereHouse. SPEAKERS. COL. COTTON-JODBELL, C.B. J. H. COOKE, Esq., of Winsford, AND OTHERS. THE HUT, KINGSLEY, ON TUESDAY, NOV. 28TH, 1905, AT 7-30 O'CLOCK. Chairman: HARRY PERCIVAL MORTIMER, Esq., J.P. SPEAKERS: COL. COTTON-JODRELL, C.B. J. H. COOKE, Esq., of Winsford, AND OTHERS. RICHARD POYNTON, DECEASED. ALL persons having CLAIMS against, or being INDEBTED to, the Estate of RICHARD Iv POYNTON, late of 11, Liverpool road, Chester. Carriage and Livery Stables Proprietor (who died on the 12th day of November, 1905), are requested to pay the amounts owing by them, and to send particulars of their Claims to me, the undersigned, forthwith. Dated this 13th day of November, 1905. G. H. EVANS, Northgate Chambers, Chester, Solicitor for the Executor. THE ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE pROTECTJ ON OE BIRDS. PRESIDENT HER GRACE THE DUCHESS OF PORTLAND VICE-PRESIDENTS: Her Grace ELEANOR DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAND Her Grace the DUCHESS OF SOMERSET His Grace the DUKE OF BEDFORD, K.G. The LADY THEODORA GUEST Right Rev. BISHOP BARRY, D.D. Right Rev. BISHOP WELDON, D.D. Right Hon. VISCOUNT WOLSELEY, K.P. Right Hon. SIR HERBERT MAXWELL, Bart, M.P. SYDNEY BUXTON, Esq., M.P.; and others. HON. LOCAL SECRETARY: G. H. EVANS, Esq., Northgate Chambers, Chester Ladies and Gentlemen desirous of furthering the Society's work in Chester and district are requested to communicate with the Hor." Local Secretary, of whom all particulais may be obtained. m_ COUNTY PALATINE OF CHESTER. ALTERATION of BUCKLOW, EDDISBURY, DARESBURY, and NORTHWICH PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISIONS, and FORMATION of the WINSFORD PETTY SESSIOl^L DIVISION. 1VT OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at the J3l General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, holden at Knutsford, in and for the County of Chester, on Monday, the 16th day of October, 1905, IT WAS ORDERED, upon consideration of the Statement laid before the Court at the last Quarter Sessions, that from and after the 1ST DAY OF APRIL. 1906, the Boundaries of the Bucklow. Eddisbury, Dares- bury, and Northwich Petty Sessional Divisions be Altered as follows:— (a) BUCKLOW PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION. By excluding the Parishes of Aston-by- Budworth, Crowley, and Pickmere. (b) EDDISBURY PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION. By excluding the Parishes of Darnhall, Over. and Wharton. (c) DARESBUKY PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION. By excluding the Parishes of Bartington and Little Leigh. (d) NORTHWICH PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION. By including the Parishes of Aston-by- Budworth, Bartington, Crowley, Little Leigh, and Pickmere, and that the Parishes of DARN HALL, OVER, and WHARTON be formed into a separate Petty Sessional Division, to be called the WINSFORD PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION. REGINALD POTTS, Clerk of the Peace for Cheshire. Chester, 31st October, 1905. IISS ICATE BEESLEY -m- (Pupil of Miss BATEMAN, London), RECEIVES PUPILS FOR RECITATIONS AND STAGE. ATTENDS CHESTER AND LIVERPOOL. Address care of Messrs. PHILLIPSON & GOLDER, Eastgate Row, Chester; and 18, Bold-street, Warrington. 365 FASHIONABLE FURS. FROM THE MAKER DIRECT TO THE WEARER. WM. CREAMER AND CO., MANUFACTURING FURRIERS, Are Exhibiting a Superb Stock of Smart Far Coats, Sealskin Coats, Neckwear, Muffs, Motor & Driving Coats, &c., SPECIALLY DESIGNED AND MANUFACTURED FOR THEIR GREAT SEASON DISPLAY. The Models are Correct and Up to-Date. Excellence of Quality, Workmanship, Fit, and Style, Extreme Moderation of Price is assured. FURRIERS BY APPOINTMENT TO H.M. THE QUEEN. SEALSKIN YND FUR ALTERATIONS. SPECIALLY EQUIPPED DEPARTMENTS FOR THIS CLASS OF WORK. The Remodelling or Renovating of Fur Garments should never be entrusted to any but Experts of Established Reputation. Reliable Advice aly.%Lys given. I FACTORIES & SHOW RoOMS- 56, BOLD STREET, LIVERPOOL. TELEPHONE 0454. Igartiamentar2 Notice. In Parliament.—Session 1906. WIRRAL RAILWAY. (Revival of Powers and Extension of Time for Purchase of Lands and Extension of Time for Construction of Railways and Works authorised by the Wirral Railway Act 1898, as- extended by the Wirral Railway Act 1903; Extension of Time for Sale of Superfluous Lands; Applica- tion of Surplus Capital to purposes of Bill; Power to provide run work and. use motor ears or other vehicles in connection with Railway and to make agreements in relation thereto and to apply Capital for such purposes; Incorpora- tion and Amendment of Acts.) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that application is intended to be made to Parliament in the ensuing Session bv the Wirral Railway Company (hereinafter called the Company ") for an Act for effecting the purposes or some of the purposes following (that is to say):— To revive and extend the period limited by the Wirral Railway Act 1898 as revived and extended by the Wirral Railway Act 1903 for the com- pulsory purchase of lands for the railways and works authorised by the said Act of 1898 and also to extend the time limited by the said Act of 1898 as extended by the Act of 1903 for the con- struction and completion of the said railways and works.. To further extend the time for the sale by the Company of all or any superfluous lands acquired or held -by them under the authority of their former Acts which are described in the schedule to the Wirral Railway Act 1903 and which are not or eventually may not be required for the purposes of their Undertaking and to confer further powers on the Company in relation to the said lands; to enable the Company to sell and dispose of the lands which have been or may be acquired by them or some part or parts thereof for building or other purposes or to grant build- ing or other leases of the said lands or any part or parte thereof or to dispose of lease or let the said lands or any part or parte thereof on ground rents chief rents or otherwise and at such rents and on such terms and conditions as the Company may think proper and so far as is necessary to alter amend and extend the provisions of the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 with reference to the sale of superfluous lands and to enable the Company to retain portions of land which may now be deemed superfluous notwithstanding any- thing in the said Act or in the Acts relating to the Company. To empower the Company to provide acquire own work equip and use Motor Care Omnibuses and other Vehicles worked by electrical mooha-nical or animal power and to use and employ the same in and for the conveyance of passengers passengers' luggage goods and parcels in connection with or in extension of their railway system and to and from any Hotel of the Company and to and from any Station on their system and intermediate places on the route along which any such motor cars omnibuses or other vehicles may be run and to and from any such intermediate places and for making tours or circuits from their hotels and railway stations to places of interest, and to demand and take fares and charges for such purposes. To empower the Company to make and carry into effect contracts and agreements with any Company or person having or using such motor cars omnibuses or vehicles with reference to the conveyance of such passengers' luggage, goods and parcels as aforesaid, or the supply and working thereof, and to confirm and give effect to any agreement which may have been or may be made prior to the passing of the intended Act. To authorise the Company to apply to the purposes of the intended Act or otherwise for the purposes of the Company any capital or funds belonging to the Company and particularly in regard to the working running and equipment of motor cars or vehicles in connection with their Railway in such manner as may be prescribed by the Biil. To incorporate with the Bill all or some of the provisions of the Companies Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845, the Companies Clauses Acts, 1863 and 1869, the Land Clauses Acts, the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act. 1845, and the Railways Clauses Acts, 1863 and 1869, and so far as may be neces- sary for any of the purposes thereof, the Bill will alter, amend, and enlarge and repeal all or some of the provisions of the Hoylake Railway Act, 1853, the Hoylake and Birkenhead Railway and Tramways Act, 1872, and the Hoylake and Birkenhead Rail and Tramways Act. 1873, the Seacombo Hoylake and Deeeide Railway Acts, 1881. 1882. 1886 and 1890. the Wirral Railway (Transfer) Act-, 1889, the Wirral Railway (Amal- gamation) Act, 1891, the Wirral Railway Certifi- cate. 1883. the Wirral Railway Acts, 1884. 1885. 1888, 3890, 1893 1895. 1898. 1900 and 1903, and any other Acts relating to tho Wirral Railway Company. To vary or extinguish all rights and privileges which would interfere with the objects of the intended Act, and to confer other rights and privileges. On or before the 16th day of December next printed copies of the Bill for the intended Act will be deposited in the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons. Dated this 6th day of November, 1905. BIRCH, CULLIMORE. & DOUGLAS, Friars, Chester. Solicitors for the Bill. W. & W. M. BELL. 27, Great George Street and 3A, Dean's Yard, Westminster, Parliamentary Agent*. I- '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 I These you will get at reasonable prices, and quickly too, at the I COURANT OFFICE, THE CROSS I CHESTER. Publications. Ready in December. PRICE 20/ THE LONDON DIRECTORY FOR 1906, CONTAINING OVER 2,000 PAGES OF CONDENSED COMMERCIAL MATTER, COMPRISES LONDON AND SURBURBAN MAPS, Divided into sections, bound in atlas form, to obviate the folding necessitated by a large sheet map and indicating the Roads, Railways, Canals, Churches, Boundaries, Altitudes, &c. LONDON STREET GUIDE, Showing the position of each of the Streets, Roads, Lanes, Avenues, Squares, Markets, Piers, Mercantile Buildings, &c., with index letters enabling it to be promptly located on the map. LONDON COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY, An ALPHABETICAL Register of the Wolesale and Retail Businesses, Companies and Institutions of London, and the Wholesale Businesses, and Public Institutions of the suburbs. LONDON TRADE DIRECTORY, A CLASSIFIED Register of Businesses, &c., arranged under more than 1,300 Trade Headings, which are connected by exhaustive References with their kindred trades. LIST OF EXPORT MERCHANTS, Showing the description of GOODS shipped, and the FOREIGN MARKETS supplied, thus enabling manufacturers to select the names of bona fide exporters known to deal in their class of goods. LIST OF STEAMSHIP LINES, Arranged under the PORTS to which they sail, with the Approximate SAILIINGS to each Port, thus showing at a glance the various lines to each home, Foreign or ( olonial Port. SUBURBAN TRADE DIRECTORY, A combination of LOCAL TRADE DIRECTORIES covering more than 200 Suburban Districts, and suitable for circularising, for canvassing, or for ordinary reference purposes. ORDERS SHOULD BE SENT DIRECT TO The London Directory Co., Ltd. 25, ABCHURCH LA £ S, LONDON, E.C. THE CHESHIRE SHEAF BEING LOCAL GLEANINGS, HISTORICAL AND ANTIQUARIAN, RELATING TO CHESTER, CHESHIRE, & NORTH WALES. INOW READY. VOL. V. OF THE THIRD SERIES. 8¡ EDITED BY WM. FERGUSSON IRVINE, F.S.A. (HONORARY SECRETARY OF )'HB RECORD SOCIETY) AND J. BROWNBILL, M.A. Five Volumes of the New (Third) Series of the CHESHIRE SHEAF, reprinted after revision from the Chester Courani together with a full Index of Navies and Places, have been issued. VOL. I. is out of prin Only a few copies of YOL. II. are left. VOLS. II., III., IV., and V. can be obtained from Mr. IRVINE. In VOL. V. will be found interesting articles on :— I CHESHIRE IN THE CALENDARS, CATHOLICS IN CHESHIRE, CHESHIRE HIGHWAYS, CHESHlal;StJITS; ST. OSWALD'S CHURCHYARD, CHESTER, THE SIEGE OF CHESTER, STAR CHAMBER CASES, I WEATHER PROVERBS OF CHESHIRE, &o., &c. « Price to Subscribers, @/- per Vol., nett. Application for Copies to be sent to:- MB. WM. FERGUSSON IRVINE, 56, PARK ROAD SOUTH, BIRKENHEAD EDWARD WILLIAMS, HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER, JLJL COLOURER, PAPER-HANGER, Ac., 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. CANADA-FREE GRANTS OF LAND. C The ALLAN LINE being under contract with the Government of Canada for conveyance of mails, anyone writing to the Company at 19, James- street, Liverpool, or 103, Leadenball-street, London will obtain revised handbook, maps, and latest general iuformation free of cost. ,,( )'r G&TH GROSVENOR NURSERIES, _^§j|p HANDBRIDGE. L L FRUIT TREES, ROSES, SHRUBS, X|5P|F QUICKS, HOLLIES, &C. INSPECTION INVITED. REASONABLE PRICES. CATALOGUES ON APPLICATION. MCHATTIE & CO., CHESTER. D S 0 -x-T'S A IC Au -I-'I CHESTER MODEL IRON PIANOS ARE THE BEST VALUE FOR MONEY. THEY STAND LIKE A ROCK. NO FICTITIOUS OR SOLICITED TESTIMONIALS, BUT THE BEST AND MOST RELIABLE LOCAL REFERENCES GIVEN. 21 GUINEAS CASH. Three Years' System, 15s. 2d. per Month. A. RICHARDSON'S POPULAR IRON PIANO. 14 GUINEAS CASH. Three Years' System, 10s. 6d. per Month. A. RICHARDSON'S POPULAR AMERICAN ORGAN HIGH MIRROR TOP, TWO KNEE SWELLS, 12 STOPS. 1.2 GUINEAS CASH. Three Years' System, 9s. 4d. per Month. INSTRUMENTS BY ALL THE HIGH CLASS MAKERS. THE BEOHSTEIN SOLE AGENCY. A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF HIGH-CLASS SECOND-HANDS AT VERY LOW PRICES. I A. RIO H A R D SON, 43, BRIDGE STREET ROW, CHESTER; AND BANK BUILDINGS, REGENT STREET, WREXHAM. TELEPHONE 0613. J. T. MILNE, BRIDGE INN, TARVIN ROAD, CHESTER, WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANT. ALE & STOUT BOTJLER. BASS'S PALE ALE, ?PINTB 2/- PEBDOZBN. GUINNESS'S EXTRA STOUT, t PINTS 1/10 „ „ PINTS (SCREW STOPPERS). BASS'S PALE ALE 3/6 PEB DOZBN. GUINNESS'S EXTRA STOUT 3/3 „ BIRKENHEAD BREWERY CO'S DINNER ALE 2/6 „ FAMILY ALES, IN 6. 9 & 18 GALLON CASKS, FROM 1 PER GALLON. THE NESTON & PARKGATE HYGIENIC LAUNDRY & CLEANING UL COMPANY. LIMITED. LAUNPRYMEN, DYERS, AND FRKNOH CLEANERS. SHIRTS AND COLLARS A SPECIALITY. Special Prices quoted for Hotels, Restaurants, and Institutions. All classes of DYEING & FRENCH CLEANING done on the most improved principles. GENT'S & LADIES' CLOTHES A SPECIALITY. Our Vans Collect and Deliver Free in Birkenhead and District, West Kirby and Hoylake, Hooton and Bromborough, Little Sutton. & Chester & District. PRICE LISTS SENT ON APPLICATION. WORKS: NESTON, CHESHIRE. RECEIVING OFFICE Tneatre Buildings, City Road, Chester. DUTTON BROS. PAWNBROKERS, JEWELLERS, &c., 105, FOREGATE STREET and 25 to 27, LOWER BRIDGE STREET CHESTER. PHONO' DEPOT, Have just received all the Latest and Up-to-date Records. SELECTIONS BY BESSES 0' TH' BARN BAND. "Ida and Dot," "Ora, Pro Nobis," "Sandon," &c. Three Excellent Songs which will be PANTOMIME HITS, I wouldn't leave my little wooden hut for you." I' -A little boy called Taps," "Stop your tickling, Jock." ALL HAVE GOOD SWINGING CHORUS. REVIVAL HYMNS. "Glory Song," "Tell mother I'll be there." "Throw out the life-line," "Lead, kindly light." OVER ONE THOUSAND RECORDS. DUTTON BROS. for Repairs. ¡ J ASK FOR ROMOLA," THE CREAM OF OLD SCOTCH WHISKIES. PROPRIETOR GEORGE BARLOW G WHOLESALE AND RETAIL WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANT, "THE OLD VAULTS," BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER. TELEPHONE. 0632. JOSEPH ORME, SLATER AND PLASTERER, GENERAL PROPERTY REPAIRER, ■ CANAL STREET, CHESTBR. (RESIDENCE: 2, KING STREET.) All Orderspunctually attended to. Estimates given. —— R. J. & H. ELLIS, PLAIN AND DECORATIVE HOUSE PAINTERS, CHURCH DECORATORS, GILDERS, SIGN WRITERS, PAPERHANGERS. OFFICE:— 64, FOREGATE STREET, CHESTER. ESTABLISHED 1859. TELEPHONE, No. 26Y1. ARE YOU INSURED AGAINST ALL CASUALTIES? IF NOT, WHY NOT ? You can now obtain a Policy Indemnifying you Against ANY AND EVERY SICKNESS (not a limited number of diseases only AND ACCIDENTS OF ALL KINDS. NO MEDICAL EXAMINATION REQUIRED Annual Premium XI and upwards. Write for Prospectus and Terms of Agency, CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED F. J. LEE-SMITH, Managing-Director. 7, Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, London, S.W. DO IT NOW. LIVERPOOL BRANOH-8, VICTORIA-STREET. AMNT—Mr. ERNEST HAS WELL, 31, Lotd-st., Chester. By SPECIAL APPOINTMENT TO MAJESTT- ljfe HEB THE LATE MAJESTY KING. QCKEH VICTOKIA. BOLLAND'S, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. WEDDING CAKES. As supplied to H.M. THE KING. RESTAURANT. CAFE AND S M O K E E 0 0 M. Afternoon Tea Room on First Floor. SOUPS, FISH, JOINTS. ENTREES. CHOFS. STEAKS, AC., FROM THE 13F;J;T.. TABLE D'HOTE DAILY. Special Evening Dishes served in Cafe FROM 6 P.M. 7 WINES. SPIRITS. LIQUEURS. Bolland's Christmas Cakes, PLUM PUDDINGS j AND MINCE MEAT. i; CHRISTMAS NOVELTIES. Special Show Room, open Nov. 25th. f Bolland's Celebrated Boxes of Dainty Cakes 3/6, 7/ including postage. T-U]R,TLE SOT(,T P j MADE FROM FRESH TURTLE, THICK OR CLEAR. Wedding Receptions Catered for. -uu_u_- HIBJI: OF PLATE, GLASS, CHINA WAITERS. ORDEBB PROMPTLY EXECUTED AND DESPATCHED by First Train or Post as required. Price List & Wine List free by Post on application. R. BOLLAND &, SONS, LTD. Telephone: No. 37. Telegrams: II Bolland's, Chester." ISAAC WILLIAMS & SON, REGISTERED PLUMBERS, GLAZIERS, & GAS FITTERS, Jt- CUPPIN STREET, CHESTER. Plumbers'Brwork of all descriptions: Patent Water Closets, Lavatories, Baths, c. Glass of all qualities and patterns kept in Stock. HAIR COMBINGS MADE UP, 2/- PER OZ. COVERLETTE TAILS OF FROM HAIR FRAMES, PURE From 8/0 each. HAIR, J O/ O T. SEALES BROWN, 3, LEECE-ST. (CAR STATION), LIVERPOOL. lULND IMPROYEMEN TS, DRAINAGE, FARM BUILDINGS, LABOURERS, COTTAGES, ARTIZANS' DWELLINGS, COUNTRY MANSIONS, WATER SUPPLY, &c. rriHE GENERAL LAND DRAINAGE I AND IMPROVEMENT COMPANY. g Incorporated by Act of Parlimirt:iitin 1849. DIKBCTOBS. CHARLES G. BOLAM, Esq., Chairman. E. P. MONCKTON, Esq. The Hon. CECIL T. PARKKR. Surveyor: Mr. George North. THIS Company advances money for all purposes of Land Improvement, both Agricultural and General, including the erection of Farm Buildings, Labourers' Cottages, Artizans' Dwellings, and the erection of or additions to Country Mansions, Reclamation of Waste Land, Water Supply, and the formation of Streets and Sewers, &0. If preferred, the Company will execute those Improve- ments for Landowners by its own Staff. The outlay and all attendant expenses may be charged upon the Estate for any term of years not exceeding 40. No investigation of title necessary, no notices required to be given either by advertisement or otherwise, and no legal expensea incurred. Applications to be addressed to Messrs. BIRCH, CULLIMORE, and DOUGLAS, Solicitors, Friars, Chester or to the Offices of the Company, Palace Chambers, 9, Bridge-street, Westminster London, S.W. R. E. HEBBLETHWAITE, Secretary. AT THE COURANT PRINTING WORKS, SITUATED AT THE CROSS, CHESTER. PROFESSIONAL MEN, MANUFACTURERS, TRADESMEN, and MEN OF BUSINESS generally, are respectfully informed that our Printing Department is furnished with an un- usually large and select assortment of the best kinds of MODERN, PLAIN & FANCY TYPES, ORNAMENTAL BORDERS IN MANY STYLES, &c., &c. LEGAL, COMMERCIAL, & ARTISTIC PRINTING, PUBLIC COMPANY PROSPECTUSES, ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION, PARTICULARS OF ESTATES, BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, REPORTS, MANUFACTURERS' ILLUSTRATED PRICE LISTS, CIRCULARS, &c., &c. -+- GENERAL PRINTING (BLACK OR IN COLOURS) of the most extensive character—from the Smalleet- Card or Circular to the Broadside Placard- executed at the shortest notice. BUSINESS CARDS, LETTER HEADINGS, MEMORANDA, BILL HEADS, ORDER BOOKS, TRADESMEN'S CIRCULARS, VISITING CARDS. AT THE "COURANT" PRINTING WORKS. SITUATED AT THE CROSS. CHESTER.