wramw Jr IIHBI I Mm The County Observer Forty-sixth Year of Publication. -0 Scale for Advertisements. PER INSERTION. Official Announcements Single Column. Parliamentary Addresses.. I Legal Notices f 6d. per line. Prospectuses of Companies ) Election Addresses Î Property and Stock Sales Auction Sales Municipal and other bodies Ordinary Notices. I 3s. per inch in depth. Balauce Sheets I •Statements of Accounts. Houses Wanted Houses to Let J Entertainments.) Agricultural Shows. Subscription Lists. Is. 6d. per ineb. Wedding Presents ) J SMALL PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. Servants Wanted. 12 words 18 words 24 words Situations Vacant. v. Apartments Wanted Apartments to Let 6d. 9d. Is. Money ta Lend. Articles Lost. Articles Found. Articles for Sale J Three weeks for double above charges. Must be paid for when tby.,order is given, or double the above scale charges will be made. Remittances received in Postage Stamps. ■■ HI -= Printing orevery Description AUCTIONEERS' Particulars, Posters, & Catalogues. SOLIICTOBS' Prospectuses, Lithographic Maps, & Plan. TRADESMEN'S Cards, Dill Heads, & Note Headings. All communications to J. H. CLARK, OOTRNTY OBSERVER Office, USK, Monmouthshire. GENERAL SERVANT WANTED, experienced preferred.—Apply UEK GRAMMAR SCHOOL, WANTED, SITTING-ROOM and TWO BED- ROOMS with attendance »nd cooking; farm prefened; in or near Usk; for lady and gentlemen and two children. Terms moderate.— TJCAIFE LLANTARNAM, Western Road, East Finchley, London. W ASTE PAPER FOR SALE, good and clean 8s. per cwt. — Apply at the COUNTY OBSERVER Office, Usk. ==- —■ — LADY'S CYCLE, new, 1900 pattern, Dunlop Welch Tyres, FOR SALE. Also GENT'S CYCLE, new, slightly Boiled, Cheap, Apply B, Observer Office. FOR SALE, TOMATO PLANTS, Webb's Viceroy.—JONEJ, Stationer, Uslc. Monmouthshire Asylum, Abergavenny. ANTED an experienced COWMAN, not W under 25 years of age. He will bo under the Farm Bailiff, and must be able to undertake the Milking, Feeding, and Mariangement of Dairy Stock. Wages, 126 a year, with Board, Lodging, and Washing.—Apply personally to the MEDICAL ^trFElUNTBNDENT. Monmouthshire Asylum, Abergavenny. WANTED an experienced PERSON, not under 22 years of age, to take charge of the Dairy, and to assist in the Kitchen. Wa^es, JE20 a year, with Board, Lodging, and Washing.-Apply personally to the MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT. Scyborwen Dairy Herd (S.H. and KERRY CROSS). J OSBORNE can sell one cow (in full profit) to any Lady or Gentleman wishing to prooure this noted dairy strain* Apply Scyborwent Nr. Usk. t — ^I Gent's Cushion Tyres MgRaflil fi 17 R N.U.W. Pneumatic Tyres, f 5 17 6 A.B.. PnenmatieTyres 7 6 Dunlop or Palmer Tyres, £7 7 6 Guaranteed for twelve BBBaMIP\ITAImWTTIt months and sent on approval if required. The man who does not advertise is nowhere, and that indvidual will soon need advertising for. -The Rev c. fl. Spurg eon. PEINTINa OF EVERY DESCRIPTION Executed at the I 101'iVTY OBSERVER OFFICE. ARE YOU MISERABLE? Unable to sleep at night, possibly ? Or, if you drop off to sleep you awake with a nasty brown taste in your mouth, and you generally feel so despon- dent that at times you are almost tired of life 1 Well, take our advice, lhrow physic to the dogs." Come at once and purchase one of our Special Brass-rod Bedsteads, and Everlasting Wire-woven Spring Mat- tress, and an excellent Home-made Feather Bed. Bolster, and Pillows in superior Linen Tick, for Four Guineas the whole lot (the bed' bolster, and pillows alone used to cost the money), and the result will be you will sleep « like a top." Then get np and look at a smiling face in one of our handsome solid Carved Walnut 27s. fid. Over- mantles, and jou will feel quite another person, and bless the day you ever dealt with J J BEVAN a. 1ST 3D COMPANY. Excuse our asking the further question, RE ror LONELY? Living in dreary lodgings, driven almost out of your mind by the marvellous appetite of the lodging-house cat, and, having no one to codide in, obliged to bear it all in silence ? Then why not get mar- ried forthwith, and render yourself happy for life by Furnishing a Comfortable Home from the vast Stocks and at the wonderfully low prices of J SEVAN A.KTD COMPANY.' The Finest array of DRAWING, DINING, and BEDROOM SUITES In South Wales and Monmouthshire, at from Four to Fifty Guineas per Suite. PIANOFORTES AND ORGANS in Great Variety, and at One-half Music Warehouse Prices. BEVAN AND COMPANY (LIMITED), "THE CARDIFF FURNISHERS," The Largest & Cheapest Furnishers in Wales, Clarence St. & Hanbury-Road, Pontypool. ALSO AT SWANSEA, NEWPORT, & CARDIFF. EDWARD JONES, USK & RAGLAN, SOLE AGENT FOR THE ALTON COURT BREWERY Co/s I CELEBRATED" FAMILY" PALE ALES. £ 3' Trial Order Solicited. I^jftHOLLOWAYSl /gpa|y OINTMENT Lumbago, Sciatica, Sprains, Rheumatism, Stiff Joints and Contracted Muscles. THERE IS MAGIC IN ITS TOUCH wl yST When applied to Poisoned Wounds, Sores, Bad Legs, Piles, Fistulas, and all Ailments of an Inflammatory nature. _V JGGJ|I3K FOR SKIN DISEASES IN ALL FORMS IT cannot bb equalled. Manufactured only at 78, New Oxford Street, London sold by all Chemists and Medicine Vendors. 0 SPECIALS—FL^HEEN QUINEA& *lS.JJr STANDARDS—TEN GUINEAS. it. Blfldl TOCAL DJSPOT-T. SAYEKY, (Jsk and Monmoutb. — liB, SHE & up SM '»T Green and Yellow Tankard Turnip, Devonshire Grey Top Stone Turnip, White Pomeranian, and other varieties of quick and early growth. Green Globe Turnip Seeil Skirting's Improved Purple Top Swede Seed ) 12s. i Sutton's Improved Champion Swede Seed !is.' 0(1 • » i'cck. Th — J8(1, » l'onnd. than aDJ Advertised GOULniNGS MANURES. BTJRNARn LACK, AND ALGER'S FOR THE RAGLAN DISTRICT »m/.u fl/s*o/,tl:D DISSOLVED BOJTE >•«, BONE). 'O'VB. SUPERPHOSPHATE. EDWARD JONES, THE MONMOUTHSHIRE CENTRAL SUPPLY STORES, Bridge Street Usk, and at Raglan. CLOTHING A BIG STOCK OF NEW GOODS FOR THE SEASON AT SIMPSON'S, PONTYPOOL. Inspection Invited. SUPERIOR GARDEN SEEDS. QUALITY IS THE TEST OF CHEAPNESS- "DILLINGER'S SELECTED VEGETABLE & FLOWER SEEDS are noted for their high quality and moderate prices. Collections of Seeds for one year's supply (of which particulars will be found in Catalogue) moat liberally arranged to suit all-sized Gardens from 5s. upwards. Descriptive Seed and Nursery Catalogues post free on application. -v PILLINGER & COMPANY, LTD., Seed Merchants and Nurserymen, CHEPSTOW. r WILLIAM CROWE, Miller Sf Corn Merchant, RHADYR MILL, nr. USK. Markets and Fairs. STOCK MARKETS. Usk- 1st and 3rd Monday in month. Monraouth-2nd and 4th Monday in month. Chepstow-2nd and last Tuesday in month. Newport-Every Wednesday. Berkeley (Glos.)-Ist Wednesday in month. Chippen Campden-Last Wednesday in month. Honeybourne (Glcs.)-lst Wednesday in month Neath (Glam.)-Last Wednesday in month. Qanton (Glam.)—1st Monday in month. Moreton-in-the-Marsh—2nd Tuesday in month. Ledbury-2ad and last Tuesday in month. Usk Post Office. LETTER BOX CLEARED FOR DESPATCH. Week Days-9.10 a.m, I p.m, 5.15 p.m, 7.50 p.m, Sundays—7-50 p.m TELEGRAPH BUSINESS TRANSACTED. Week Days-8 a.m to 8 p. m Sundays-8 a. m to 10 a.m PARCEL POST Week Days-7 a.m to 8 p.m MONEY ORDER & SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS Week Days-9 a.m to 6 p.m Saturdays—9 a.m to 8 p.m DELIVERIES COMMENCE. Week Days—7 a.m 3 p.m Sundays—8 a.m County Courts in Circuit 24. COURTS will be held at the several Court-towns on this Circuit, before His Honour JUDGE OWBN, the Judge thereof, on the days and at the time hereunder mentioned:— Time, a.m. July Aug. Oct. Chepstow 10 9 20 I Barry 10 10 7 2 Cardiff 10 11 8 3 t' 10 12 9 4 „ 10 13 10 5 „ 10 14 11 6 Abergavenny 10 16 8 Blaenavon 10 13 Tredegar 9.30 17 14 9 Pontypool 10 18 15 10 Newport 10.30 19 16 11 „ 11 20 17 12 Monmouth 10 21 21 30 Ross 9.30 4 13 Crickhowell.. 11 3 26 U sk 11.30 2 27 No sittings of the Court will be held in September. "7- ESTABLISHED 1851. I BIRKBECK BANK Southampton Bldngs., Chancery Lane, LoEdon. W.C. CURRENT ACCOUNTS 20 on the minimum monthly balances, 01 when not drawn below £ 100. /Q DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS O i °f on Deposits, repayable on demand. i ^2/0 4-4 2 /o STOCKS AND SHARES j Stocks and Shares purchased and sold for customers. The BIRKBECK ALMANACK, with full particulars, post free. FRANCIS RAVBNSCROPT, Manager Telephone No. 6 Holborn. Telegraphic Address: "Bini BBcx, LOXDON." I TO CONTRACTORS. USK URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. Cattle Market. THE above Council is prepared to receive TENDERS for tbe CONSTRUCTION of a CATTLE MARKET. The Drawings and Speeifieation may be seen and Bill of Quantities and Form of Tender obtained at the OFFICES of Mr. TOGABMAH REES, C.E., Com Exchange Chambers, Newport, Mon., upon pay- ment of the sum of JE1 Is., which will be returned on receipt of a bona fide Tender. Sealed Tenders, endorsed, "Tender for Cattle Juarket, to be sent to the undersigned on or before WEDNESDAY, the 4th JVLT instant. The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any Tender. By Order of the Council, (Signed) ARTHUR F. LUCAS, Urban District Council Office, Usk. Clerk. Dated this 16th June, 1900. IONKSWOOD TEA PARTY, Thursday, July 121hg 1900, Tea at 4 p.m. USK STRING BAND. STE IM HORSES. ddmissitnt, One Shilling. Markets. USK, CATTLE, Monday.—The bi-monthly was held to-day, but there was a very poor attendance in consequence of there being a market and fair on the two preceding Mondays, and trade was dull. Quotation s:-Best beef, 6îd to 7d per lb seconds, 5!d to 6d; wether mutton, 8d to Bd ewes, 7d to 8d; lamb, Bid to 9d veal, 8d to 8H per lb cows and calves, fib to 916; yearling- X7 to 1-9 two- year-olds, £10 to £ 12 sows and pigs, £7 to XIO; strong stores, 35s to 45s each three months', £1 to 2os weaners, 15s to 18s. NEWPORT, CORN, Wednesday.—Moderate trade. Wheat 2s. per quarter dearer. Maize, 6d. to 9d. per quarter higher. Barley firm. Flour 23s. [fines]. Milling offals dearer. ,E, NEWPORT, CATTLE, Wednesday.—Good supply of stock, and brisk trade. Quotations Best beef, 6!d. to 7d., seconds, 6d. to 6Ad.; beat wether mutton, Sd. to Std.: ewe, 7Jd. to 8d.; lamb, Sd. 2d to Sid.; veal, 7d. to 8d. porker pigs, 10s. 6d. per score. NEWPORT, CHEESE, Wednesday.-Supply very heavy. 14 to 16 tons; fair demand. Quotations Caerphillies, 40s. to 48m. fancy dairies, 50s. to 52s. truckles, 53s. to 58s. doubles, 52s. to 54s. XtilKKrj •J'% SELF FITTING DRESS SHIELDS AREaTH EaB E &T» A GUARANTEE WITH EVERY PAIR. SEE THE NAME AND TRADE MARK ON EACH SHIELD. If unable to obtain from the leading drapery store in the town, write to KLEINERT RUBBER CO, 63 Basinghall St. London, E,C. Parliamentary. In the House of Commons on Wednesday the Workmen's Compensation Act  Extension Bill was reported, a number of amendments having been accepted. AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH. On Thursday the House went into Committee on the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Bill. In the House of Lords on Thursday the Volunteers Bill and the Military Lands Bill passed through Committee. When asking for Cocoa, insist on having CADBURT' —sold only in Packets and Tins-as other Cocoas ar ften substituted for the sake of extra pro&t.