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scales ftp Ruction. d. STRAKER, SON & CHADWICK (Members of The Auctioneers' Institute), AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ESTATE, LAND AND HOUSE AGENTS. SALES conducted of House Property, Estates, Timber, Machinery and Plant, Shares, Agn- cultural & Trade Stocks, Furniture, Pictures, Plate and all Household Effects. VALUATIONS made for Probate, Tenant Right, Mortgage or Sale, and for the Transfer of Hotels and other businesses. Licensed Victuallers' Accounts kept and Stocks taken. Gauging. SALEI ^P FAT & STORE STOCK in Aber- gavenny Cattle Market every TUESDAY, and FAIR-DAY, commencing at 9.30 a.m. ESTATES Managed and Rents Collected. Mortgages SALES of Horses, Vehicles, Harness, &c., m the Cattle Market, every Fair Day at 11 a.m. INSURANCES of all kinds effected in leading Offices. Register kept of Farms, Country and Town Houses to Let or for Sale. Teelphone P.O. 24. Telegrams Chadwick," Abergavenny. Offices: FROGMORE & MARKET STREET CHAMBERS, ABERGAVENNY. ABERGAVENNY. THIRTEENTN ANNUAL Show & Sale of Hereford Stock Bulls Will be held in the CATTLE MARKET, ABERGAVENNY, On TUESDAY, MARCH 2nd, 1915, BY JAMES STRAKER, SON, & CHADWICK when the following CASH PRIZES will be offered in the various Classes Class 1.—Bulls exceeding 2 years old on 1st January. 1915. First, £1. Second, 10/- Class 2.-Bulls not exceeding 2 years old on 1st January, 1915. First, C1. Second, 10/- Class 3.-Bulls calved between 1st January and 1st March, 1914. 3rd,10/- Class 4.-Bulls calved after 1st March, 19q. 1st, £2. 2nd, S1. 3rd, 10/- N.B.—Bulls eligible for Class 2 will not be allowed to compete in Class 1, and vice versa. Free Accommodation will be provided, if desired, for animals sent in over night for sale. provided due notice is given to the Auctioneers. The Auctioneers will also hold, on the same date, a SPECIAL SALE of STORE CATTLE for which they beg to solicit entries. The Auctioneers ask for early entries, with full pedigrees, to enable same to appear in Catalogues, in which Entries of Store Cattle will also be published. Auctioneers' Offices Abergavenny. EWIAS HAROLD PAIR. (One mile from Pontrilas Station). MONDAY, MARCH 8TH. TAMES STRAKER, SON, & CHADWICK offer a SILVER CUP, value 4 guineas, for the BEST PAIR OF FAT BULLOCKS sold by Auction on the above date in the Temple Bar Sale Yard. Good entries to hand of both Fat and Store Cattle. Further entries solicited. Judging at 9.30. Sale at 10 o'clock. MONTAGUE HARRIS, AUCTIONEER, VALUER. HOUSE AND ESTATE AGENT. Telegrams Montague Harris, Abergavenny.' Telephone P.O. 41. SALES conducted of all kinds of Property, Agricultural and other Stock, Timber, Furni- ture, &c WEEKLY SALES OF FAT & STORE STOCK in the Cattle Market, Abergavenny, every TUESDAY & FAIR DAYS, commencing at 9.30 a.m. VALUATIONS for Probate or Mortgage, and for the Transfer of Licensed Premises. PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE in Estate Manage- ment. Rents Collected. All Insurances effected. Offices LION STREET, ABERGAVENNY. CWM COTTAGE, ROWLESTONE, HERE- FORDSHIRE. MR. MONTAGUE HARRIS has received instructions to Sell for Mrs. Evans the whole of her HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS on THURSDAY, nth MARCH, 1915. Auctioneer's Offices Abergavenny. PERCY WIBBERLEY, AUCT]ONEER, VALUER, ESTATE AGENT AND INSURANCE BkOKER. Telegrams Wibberley, Auctioneer, Aberga- venny." Telephone P.O. 142. SALES conducted of all classes of PROPERTY, FURNITURE, FARMING STOCK, GROWING TIMBER and OTHER EFFECTS. VALUATIONS made for all purposes. INVENTORIES taken and checked. TRADESMEN'S BOOKS Audited. LARGE EXPERIENCE in all classes of IN- SURANCES for FIRE, LIFE, WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION, THIRD PARTY, PLATE GLASS, INFOAI, MARES, TRADESMEN'S HORSES, &C. WEEKLY SALES OF FAT & STORE STOCK in Abergavenny Market every TUESDAY and FAIR DAYS. Offices LION STREET (over Bakery Shop), ABERGAVENNY. PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT. HOALD ALBERT FARM, GROSMONT. THIS IMPORTANT AND ATTRACTIVE SALE of LIVE & DEAD FARMING STOCK for Mr. J. Jones (who is leaving) will be conducted by MR. PERCY WIBBERLEY On THURSDAY, 25th MARCH, 1915. Detailed particulars in due course. Auctioneer's Offices Lion St., Abergavenny. SPRING SALE OF FAT & STORE STOCK. NEW INN, BAGWYLYDIART, GARWAY HILL- From Abergavenny 15 miles Pontrilas Station, 3 Monmouth and Ross, 9. MR. PERCY WIBBERLEY will conduct JVt the SPRING AUCTION of Fat and Store Stock as above, in the very convenient Field adjoining the NEW INN, by arrangement with Mr. William Sayce (the Tenant), On MONDAY, the 1st MARCH, 1915, for which, up to the present, the following reliable Entries are to hand :— 40 head of Hereford and Cross-bred CATTLE, 100 Good SHEEP, to FAT & STORE PIGS. Implements. Handy Small Spring Waggon. Sundry Harness, &c. The Auctioneer begs to announce that the above numbers will, in all probability, be con- siderably added to before the date of sale. Sale to commence with the Sheep at 2 p.m. prompt. Auctioneer's Offices Lion St., Abergavenny. SALE OF STANDING TIMBER, at WEST- BURY-ON-SEVERN, in the County of Gloucester, and TREGARE in the County of Monmouth. GEO. NICHOLS, YOUNG, HUNT & CO. are instructed to Sell by Auction at the BEAUFORT ARMS HOTEL, MONMOUTH, on MONDAY, MARCH 1ST, at 3.30 p.m., The undermentioned TIMBER TREES viz. :— On the Ley Court Estate, Westbury-on- Severn, Gloucestershire, 44 Elm, 10 Oak, 1 Ash. On Llwynerun Farm, Tregare, Monmouth- shire, 64 Oak, 5 Beech, 3 Elm. For Conditions of Sale, particulars as to viewing and other information, see catalogues, to be obtained of the Auctioneers, Demerara House, Colston Avenue, Bristol. t alrrJ bv auction. RAGLAN. RENNIE & JONES respectfuUy invite JL\, entries for their GREAT ANNUAL SPRING AUCTION OF FAT & STORE STOCK which is fixed for MONDAY, MARCH 8th, 1915. Entries may be made to Mr. R. S. Pugh, The Crown Hotel, Raglan, or direct to the Auc- tioneers at their Offices, Monmouth & Newport. COED-Y-GELLI, LLANARTH. Abergavenny 6 miles, Raglan 4 miles, Pen- pergwm 3 miles. IMPORTANT UNRESERVED SALE of a J_ Neat and Capital Collection of LIVE AND DEAD FARMING STOCK Consisting of 20 well-bred HEREFORD CATTLE, including several Prime Young Cows and Calves, In-calf two-year-old Heifers, Thriving Yearlings, and a Pedigree two-year-old Bull. 66 Radnor and Cross-bred SHEEP, viz. 63 Young Ewes in yean, and 3 Yearling Shrop- shire Rams. 2 GRAND SHIRE-BRED MARES, 16 and 15.3j hands, aged and 4-years-old, in foal to Hendre baronet" and Moors Lion," and a most promising Two-year-old FILLY by Blackbrook Bonny Lad." YOUNG SOW (empty), and a well-kept small assortment of nearly new IMPLEMENTS, MACHINES, CARTS, HARNESS, &c. including Cob-size Varnished Crank Axle Cart, very handy N. W. Tip Cart, Bamford's" Mower and Reaper combined, New Cambridge Roller, 2 Bout Root Drill, Pulper by Harrison and McGregor, Horse Gear with Intermediate I Motion, Wheel and Swing Ploughs, 3 Sets of Harrows, 2 Chain Harrows, Scuffler, Parminter Hoe, Circular Galvanized Cattle Crib Sets of Long, Short and G.O. Harness, &c., which RENNIE" JONES are favoured with instructions from the Execu- trix of the late Mr. David E. Evans to conduct on the premises, on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25th, 1915. Luncheon (free by ticket) at 11.30. Sale at 12.30. Auctioneers' Offices Newport, Monmouth, Usk, and Chepstow. JHtscellaneous. -n- BOROUGH OF ABERGAVENNY, j Payment of Rates. NOTICE is hereby given that the Poor and Improvement Rates for the current half year, and Water Charges to 31st Decem- ber last, must be paid to me at my office between the hours of g and 10 a.m. on or before Saturday, the 27th February, instant. Summonses will be issued im- mediately after for all unpaid amounts. t Hv. G. RBSTALL, Collector. Town Hall. 19th February, 1915. To Building Contractors. TENDERS are invited for the Erection of -L Sixty Semi-detached Houses, together with New Street, Drains, &c., at Duffryn Rhondda, for the Imperial Cottage Society (Limited). Plans and Specifications may be seen and information obtained at the Offices of the under- signed, by appointment. The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted. JOHNSON & RICHARDS, Architects, Merthyr. Feb. 17th, 1915. Re Margaret Gameson, deceased. ALL Persons having Claims against the above-named deceased, who died at the Black Lion Inn, Abergavenny, on the 12th day of February, 1915, are requested to send particulars thereof to me forthwith. And all Persons owing money to the said deceased are requested forthwith to pay the same to me. Dated this 19th day of February, 1915. J. R. JACOB, 38, Lion Street, Abergavenny, Solicitor for the Executor. Re D. Penry Thomas, deceased. ALL Persons having Claims against the ?\ estate of Mr. David Penry Thomas, late of Ffrwd, Llangynidr, near Crickhowell, who died on the 8th February, 19x5, are requested to send particulars thereof to me, the under- signed, forthwith. THOS. VAUGHAN, Solicitor, Crickhowell. 1890 CONG WlflfiflL CjiUitCfi 1915 225th ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY NEXT, FEBRUARY 21st. Services at n a.m. and 6.30 p.m. PREACHER: Rev. Dr. Alfred Rowland, B.A., LL.B.. OF IZ.OKDON (Past Chairman of Congregational Union of England and Wales). Offertories for Chnrch Fnnds. Cordial welcome to all. Christadelphian Synagogue, LION STREET, ABERGAVENNY, SUNDAY NEXT, FEB. 21st, 1915, At 6.30 p.m. A STRIKING LECTURE. Speaker: Mr. W. COLLARD, of Newport. Subject: "Great Britain in Prophecy." Her great future in relation to the estab- lishment of an Universal Empire. Illustrated with Charts. Come and hear. Seats Free. No Collection. BUY YOUR MALT & HOPS FROM THOMAS DELAFIELD, MALTSTER & BREWER, ABERGAVENNY. Jftttscellam ous. The Furniture Buyer's Opportunity which occurs but once a year, and affords to the bargain seeker an exceptional chance for securing unusual bargains in house equip- ment at large and bona fide reductions from the usual LOW CASH PRICES, takes place I this year from ""=' February 6th to 27th 18 Business Days only. The "usual method of demonstrating the ACTUAL SAVING effected will be followed, > namely, the PLAINLY MARKED TICKETS showing the usual CASH PRICE will remain on each article and an additional YELLOW LABEL, also plainly marked will display the REDUCED SALE PRICE. A comparison of the two tickets will therefore show the ACTUAL SAVING EFFECTED. Large Stocks of Reliable Furniture Displayed in Showrooms over a quarter-of-a-mile in length, i consisting of six floors, each served by an electric passenger lift, and to inspect which is a liberal education in the art of ARTISTIC FURNISHING will be subjected to REDUC- TIONS in PRICE in many cases below the present COST of. manufacturing. These showrooms offer a range of Choice sufficient for every need and by far the largest in this part of the cbun- try. They comprise goods suitable in style and price for the Cottage, Villa, or Mansion, and represent all that is latest and best in ARTISTIC ECONOMICAL HOUSE EQUIP- MENT If a copy has not already reached you kindly send for the illustrated Furniture Sale Catalogue containing examples of over 1000 bargains out of the many thousands on offer, each item being marked by a distinguishing number representing the actual article in stock and at the disposal of visitors for critical comparison and inspection. If added to all this it is re- membered that every item bears the name and consequently the fame of P. E. GANE (w) L'd- ■ 161=2=3, Commercial St, NEWPORT, Further cominents are superfluous, but please note February 6th to 27th only. CHAPPELL PIANOS ARE PERFECTION. These Pianos are a Triumph of British Art. They are sold at prices within the reach of all. The cheapest Upright may be had at 48 guineas, payable at the rate of 24s. per month. and delivered on payment of first monthly instalment, or liberal discount will be given for cash. MINIATURE GRANDS from 95 guineas. Second-hand instruments taken in exchange. SEND FOR CATALOGUE.? HEINS & Co., LTD., ABERGAVENNY. Established 1830. ABERGAVENNY GAS WORKS. COKE. REDUCTION IN PRICE. Until further notice the price of Coke has been reduced to SIXPENCE PER CWT. to Customers within the Borough, and EIGHTPENCE PER CWT. to Customers outside the Borough. Hauling extra, according to weight and distance from Works. JHtsellaneous. COLISEUM ABERGAVENNY. Telephone, 33. MANAGING DIRECTOR RICHARD DOONER. RESIDENT MANAGER W. H. WALLER. Monday, February 22nd, and During the Week. Matinees Tuesday and Saturday at 2.30. Book your seats by 'phone or post. MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY :— Special Exclusive Picture, entitled— THE TICKET OF LEAVE MAN. IN TWO PARTS. The Greatest of all Detective Stories ever screened. BRONCHO BILLY, a Friend in Need (Essanay Special). A GAMBLING RUBE—A Screaming Comedy by Ford Sterling. THE BATTLE OF THE SAND DUNES. SPECIAL PATHE WAR GAZETTE. All the Latest War News. Advanced Vaudeville Entertainers include— KIRK AND SARASKI Aquatic Marvels in Crystal Tank Water. JESSIE WILLIAMS, Juvenile Comediene. THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY :— Special Sensational Dramatic Play by Essanay Film Co., entitled: SPLENDID DISHONOUR. A Photographic Masterpiece. Two Parts. SPECIAL KEYSTONE COMEDY, entitled— SKY PIRATE. PROWLERS OF THE WILD. Sensational Drama by Bison Co., New York. SPECIAL PATHE WAR GAZETTE issued Monday and Thursday. All the Latest News from the Front. ADULTS I ADULTS, I ADULTS, 3d. I (Tip. up Chaira). (Tip-np Chairs CHILDREN, I Ctt. S?. Z?. ) CHtLDBEX. 3?. CHILDRKX, 6d. BOROUGH THEATRE, TOWN HAM, BUILDINGS, ABERGAVENNY. lessees MR. & MRS VYVIAN THOMAS. THIS WEEK-FRIDAY & SATURDAY WILSON BARRATT'S FAMOUS PLAY, THE SLEDGE-HUMMER. One Performance on FRIDAY, commencing at 8. Two Performances on SATURDAY, at 6.40 & 9. Special Prices of Admission :—Pit, 4d. Pit Stalls, 6d. Stalls, Dress Circle, 1/6. SPECIAL NOTICE. The Theatre will in future be opened on Thursday, Friday and Saturday every week, excepting Bank Holidays, when it will be opened on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Only the class of Entertainment which has proved attractive up to now will be presented, and the regular season will commence on THURSDAY, MARCH 4th WHEN MR. NORMAN V. NORMAN'S COMPANY will appear in the FAMOUS FARCICAL COMEDY, "THE MARRIAGE OF KITTY." Seats may now be booked at Messrs. Heins & Co. This will be followed by the Latest and Most Amusing FARCICAL & MUSICAL PLAYS now touring. Present Bookings and Pencillings include Grumpy," A Message from Mars," Door- mats," The Duke of Killiecrankie," Capt. Drew on Leave," "Little-Miss Ragtime," The Headmaster," The Earl and the Girl," The Belle of New York," Potash and Perlmutter," etc., etc. So let. THE Shop. 18, Monk Street, on March IBS — JL Apply, The Hall, Windsor Road. TACK for young Cattle ou Hay and Roota.— JL Apply, Farmer, Chronicle Office. A SOUND Business to Let. Good General, J'jL Sweets and Tobacco; good living accommoda- tion-Apply, J. R.Chronicle Office. TO Let, Talymaes floase, Llanwenarth, with or JL without abont five acres of Land. — Apply, Williams, Upper House, Crickhowell. TO Let, a small Meadow. Orchard and Garden, -L situate on the Monmoath Road. — Apply, Watkina, Baker, Motok Street. TO Let, small Cottage; two gardens chicken JL run and pigs cot; at Llanfoist.—Apply, John Prichard, Gleodower, Abergavenny. < LOWER Gelli, Llanvetherine, to let from 1st of JLj May next, with two large gardens, paddock and out-honses.— Apply, G. Jones, Brynawelon, Newbridge, Mon. TO Let No. 2, Harringhay Terrace, from 25th -L March next.—Apply, F. R. Britton, United Counties Bank. TO Let, Hougb Inn. Llangattock, Crickhowell.— JL Apply, Thomas Delafield, King's Arms, Aber- gavenny. TO Let, from April 1st, Lisbon House, Stanhope JL Street, containing eight rooms, bath h. and c., lavatory.—Apply, Mrs. Sheen, Melbourne House. TO Let, Shop, with good living accommodation in JL Monk Strfiet; immediaie possession.—James Straker, Son & Chadwick. WJatitrti. WANTED, Girl about 18, as Housemaid.— W Apply, Carlton House. WANTED, smart Lad as Errand Boy; wages W 7s. per week.—Daniels, Abergavenny. WANTED, at once, Honse; rental £ 30- £ 40.— VV Address, W. A., Chronicle ORice. WANTED, Apartments and Accommodation by W well-known Palmist.— Particulars to P. W. Linda, 81, Osborne Road, Poutypool. WANTED, a Portable Shed; must oe cheap. W Write, stating size and price to T.A.K.S. Chronicle Office. APPRENTICES wanted for the Painting and ,CJL Decoratiog.—Apply, C. Price & Son, 16 Nevill Street. WANTED, Laundry Work by an experienced W Laundress, living in country.—Write first, N., Chronicle Office, Abergavenny. WAGGONER for Hay Trade; good wages to W reliable steady man.—Day, Frogmore St. APPRENTICES. — Respectable Youths wanted L in the Carpentry, Masonry, and Painting Trades.—Apply, Foster & Hill, Contractors. DRESSMAKING.—An experienced Skirt Hand wanted, also Improvers and Apprentices.—L. A. Rogers, 13, Frogmore Street, Abergavenny. WANTED, good General, with teference, bè. TT tween now and the end of March.—Apply, Mrs. Bevan, Silver Grill, Flannel Street. WANTED, General Servant; satisfactory refer- W ences required. — Apply, Welcome Cafe, Frogmore t.. IBHantcti. WANTED, Out-door Man married two cows W good milker; to assist in garden and be generally useful; sta. e age. H., Llanwenarth House, Abergavenny. OMALL Furnished House or Apartments (three O rooms) wanted, in good locality, for three months or more, from March lst.-Reply, Cam Chronicle Office. A PPRE NTICE 8. -Wanted by Seargeant Bros., Ltd., several smart, intelligent Lads as Apprentices for tbdr Composing and Machine Rooms. Full particulars given on application.— Apply, County Works, Abergavenny. -= jfoi^ale. GARDEN Barrows, Ladders, Carts and Gamb( 8 G-Watkins, Wheelwright, Mardy, Mon. FOR Sale, Phipps's Incubator; 100 egg; new Jf condition; accept 37/6. Apply, Twissell, Penrose, Govilon. RATS, MICE, MOLES, COCKROACHES Rand BEETLES greedily eat Harrison's Reliable Rat Poison. Cats and Dogs will not touch it. Vermin dry up and leave no smell. Prices 64., IS., 28. 3d., and 3s. 8d. Postage 2d.— G. W. Harrison, Chemist, Reading. Sold by Chemists. Agent for Abergavenny H. Shackle- ton. Chemist, 9, Cross-street. JJrynmawr A. M. Jones, Chemist, 74 King St. Crickhowell) Kirkland. GREY HAIR permanently and speedily re- stored to its original colour by using Harrison's Hair Colour Restorer. It is not a dye, but by natural means acts as a restorative. Contains nothing injurious, and is beneficial to the growth and beauty of the Hair. In bottles price is. 6d. (postage 3d. extra). Manufacturer: G. W. Harrison, Hair Specialist, Reading. Sold by Chemists. Agent for Abergavenny: H. Shackleton, Chemist, 9 Cross Street; Bryn- mawr A. M. Jones, Chemist, 74 King Street. IMPORTANT to Mothers. — Every Mother J_ who values the Health and cleanliness of her Child should use Harrison's Reliable" Nursery Pomade. One application kills all Nita and Vermin, beautififlb and strengthens the Hair. In Tins, 4td. and gd. Postage id Geo. W. Harrison, Chemist, Reading. Sold by all Chem- ists. Insist on having Harrison's Pomade. Agent for Abergavenny H. Shackleton, Chemist, 9, Cross Street. Brynmawr A. M. Jones, 74 King Street. Crickhowell: Kirkland. lost or sgtrapetT. IOST, a small Dark Grey Pomeranian by name J of Toy." Burgess, Llanwenarth," on collar. Reward.—Mrs. Burgess, Birling Llanwen- arth, Abergaveany. LOST, from Mardy Park, Collie Dog, coloured  brownish grey, white tip on end of tail, and white stripe down face; name, ? Tip." Finder rewarded.

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