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lL vammaf § J an- [ I J555S. < Uliy^llBil: =r ,r' >■■■=? I J555S. < Uliy^llBil: =r ,r' >■■■=? >gglllgf- I' The County Observer Forty-sixth Year of Publication. -0 Scale for Advertisements. PER INSERTION. Official Announcements.N Single Column, Parliamentary Addresses.. ( liegal Notices ?" 6d. per line. Prospectuses of Companies J Election Addresses Property and Stock Sales Auction Sales Municipal and other bodies Ordinary Notices. 3s. per inch in depth. tlance Sheets itements of Accounts. Houses Wanted Houses to Let J Entertainments Agricultural Shows. I Subscription Lists. y Is. 6d. per inch. Wedding Presents I J I SMALL PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. Servants Wanted 12 words 18 words 24 words Situations Vacant. Apartments Wanted | Apartments to Let 6d. 9d. Is. Money to Lend Articles Lost Articles Found Articles for Sale J Three weeks for double above charges. Must be paid for when the order is given, or double the above scale charges will be made. Remittances received in Postage Stamps. -=: IQI Printing of every Description, AUCTIONEERS' Particulars, Posters, & Catalogues. SOIIICTOES' Prospectuses, Lithographic Maps, & PlaIL TRADESMEN'S Cards, Bill Heads,& Note Headings. All communications to J. H. CLARK, CSotJNTY OBSERVER Office, USK, Monmouthshire. W7 ANTED, cood Second-hand WATER W CART, holding about 250 gallons.—Price and particulars to H. HARTMANN, CErN ILA, Usk. -=: WANTED, strong LAD. about 16, to Help in Garden, make himself generally useful, able to milk, good opportunity of learning garden- 4iig.- Gut-TAICD, PoKTlt-CAKNE, Usk. WANTED. COOK-GENERAL: no washing; good wages given Housemaid kept satis- factory reference required.- Apply, MRS. TIPPINS, Wyesham, Monmouth. WANTED, a YOUNG MAN, So work on the Farm, and live in the house.—Apply to Mr. W. SAINPBUHY, Ty Wilson, Llangwm. -¡- GENERAL SERVANT WANTED, experienced preferred.—Apply USK GRAMMAR SCHOOL. <- W ASTE PAPER FOR SALE, good and clean v 7 8s. per cwt. — Apply ht the COUNTY ÛIISEltYEll" Office, Usk. IADYS CYCLE, new, 1900 pattern, Dunlop j Welch Tyres, FOR SALE. Also GENT'S CYCLE, new, slightly soiled, Cheap, Apply B, Observer Office. =-===-==-==-======::===-=:====-==-==-=-== FOUND on May 20th last, at Usk, a WATCH. If not claimed within seven days, will be disposed of to pay expenses.—Apply, POLICE STATION, Usk. WILLIAM CROWE, Miller § Corn Merchant, RHADYR MILL. nr. USK. ESTABLISHED 1851. Elff BIRKBEGK BANK Southampton Bldiigg,, Chancery Lane, London, W.C. CURRENT ACCOUNTS 20 oil the minimum monthly balances, O Jq when not drawn below £ 100. DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS °j on Deposits, repayable ou demand. STOCKS AND SHARES Stocks and Shares purchased and sold for customers. The BIRKBECK ALMANACK, with full particulars, lpeatfree. FRANCIS RAVENSOROPP, Manager ^ephone No. 5 Holborn. Telegraphic Address: BmKBECK, LONDON." -========- PRINTING OF EVERY DESCRIPTION Executed at the "COIXTY OBSERVER" OFFICE. ARE J:70U MISERABLE? Unable to sleep at night, possibly P 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 I Well, take our advice, Throw physic to the dogs." Come at once and purchase one of our Special Brass-rod Bedsteads, and Everlasting Wire-woven Spriug 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 up and look at a smiling face in one of our handsome solid Carved Walnut 27s. 6d. Over- mantles, and you wMI feel quite another person, and bless the day you ever dealt with BEVAKT AND COMPAN Y. Excuse our askin,, the further question, eRRE 170U 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 corfide 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 BEVAKT AKTD 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. I BEVAN AND COMPANY (LIMITED), "THE CARDIFF FURNISHERS," The Largest & Cheapest Furnishers in Wales, Clarence St. & Hanbury-Road, Pontypool. ALSO AT SWANSEA, NEWPORT, & CARDIFF. CLOTHING.. I A BIG STOCK OF NEW GOODS FOR THE SEASON AT SIMPSON'S, PONTYPOOL. Inspection Invited. —i !»H0LL°WAYS| ZjPjIX OINTMENT Cures Lumbago, Sciatica, Sprains, Rheumatism, Stiff Joints and Contracted Muscles. THERE IS MAGIC IN ITS TOUCH *1 When applied to Poisoned Wounds, Sores, Bad Legs, Piles, Fistulas, and all Ailments of an Inflammatory nature, IT/ FOK SXIN DISEASES IN AIAj FORMS | JIT CANNOT BE EQUALLED. 1 Iffallufzietured only at 78, New Oxford Street, London sold by all Chemists and Medicine Vendors. Wis k Spoils, SEASON 1900. Beers & SM. I CLARET. j Sound, Useful, 13/- per dozen; "Lion Brand," full-bodied, 1/2 S/I £ ?f' G°°d Bordeanx» 1/'8; St. J alien, tine CUret, 2/6 Medoc, good, full-bodied, 2/ MANY HIGHER GRADES IN STOCK. BURGUNDY. Big Tree Brand in flagons, 2/1 per flagon dozen, 12/ CHAMPAGNES. Golins' Saumer, pints, 1/9; quarts, 3/ Moefc and Chandon's W.D.S., pints, 3/9; quarts, 7/ SPECIAL SCOTCH WHISKIES. GIe«?!ia;" Sld4 JrioiT«" Uam Yar," « B.O.S. Scotia," Melrose, Four Crowns," and John Dewar's/' Perth. AERATED WATERS. Syphons and Bottles (large and small) Soda, Seltzer, Potash, Lemonade, Gingerade, Stone Gingers. HARVEST BEER in 36 Gallon Casks only, 24/ Cash with order, 22/ (from Stores or Railway Station, not delivered). Light Table Ale, X, in 9, 18, 36. 54 galls.. qd Gallon Good, Sound Table Ale, XX Golden Crown Ale and XXX V/ Golden Hop Bitter Ale <1/9 Double Stout # j' Any of these in U, 9, 18, 36, and 54 Gallons. BURTON-ON-TRENT ALES. Family Ale in 9, 18, and 36 Galls. 1/- Gallon. No. 7, specially adapted for the Trade, in 18, 36, and 54 Gallons i. Cash with order, or on delivery, secures a Trade Discount. Guinness's Extra Stout in Firkins and Kilderkins. (Bass's Diamond Pale Ale, i Pints and Pints. BOTTLE D Guiness's Stout, t Pints and Pints. ( Dinner Ale, bright and sparkling, 2/6 per doz. Pts J -&; u -I-rllil I EDWARD JONES, THE MONMOUTHSHIRE CENTRAL SUPPLY STORES, USK, and RAGLAN. I SUPERIOR GARDEN SEEDS. QUALITY IS THE TEST OF CHEAPNESS- PLUNGER'S SELECTED VEGETABLE & FLOWER SEEDS are noted for their high quality l and moderate prices. Collections of Seeds for one year's supply (of which particulars will be found in Catalogue) most liberally arranged to suit all-sized Gardens from 5a. upwards. Descriptive Seed and Nursery Catalogues post free on application. PILLINGrER & COMPANY, LTD., Seed Merchants and Nurserymen, CHEPSTOW. EDWARD JONES, USK & RAGLAN, SOLE AGENT FOR THE ALTON COURT BREWERY Co. s CELEBRATED "FAMILY" PALE ALES. M- Trial Order Solicited. The" Connty Oter" iffper an PriaRtiR CofflW, Lit PUBLISHING OFFICES BRIDGE STREET, USE $l1t!n! has been established 45 years, and from the advantageous position of the Publishing Offices- IN THE CENTRE OF THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH -and its Circulation in the Rural and Agricultural Districts it stands PRE-EMINENT AS AN ADVERTISING MEDIUM1 For the Sale by Auction of Farming Stock, Produce, Furniture, and Landed Property; for Wants of all kinds, &c within a radius of many miles. It is read by all classes of the oommunity, being essentially A FAMILY PAPER combining Reports of Local Events (many not dealt with at all by other journals or very shortly noticed), Local Courts; County, District and Parish Councils, and other Public Bodies; with Interesting Notes on Local and General Current Topics, Sports, &c.; Historic Sketches; Field, Farm, and Garden > I Operations; Housekeepers' Recipes; Ladies' Fashions; Art and Literature; Markets; A Serial Story; And a variety of other interesting reading matter. |"W>V\»W«V\»\>*W!VVW'WWVVW-V«\>V\ Special Reports are given of the Meetings of the Monmouthshire County Council, the Monmouthshire Chamber of Agriculture, g-c., With which no other Paper in the County attempts to vie. To Builders and Contractors. TENDERS ar.3 INVITED for the carrying out of _i- certain ADDITIONS at the RKEORMATORY, Little Mill, Pontypool. Plans and Specification can be seen at tb(, OFFICB of Mr. D. J. LOUGHER. Bank Chambers, Pontypool, on and after the 11th inst. Tenders to be sent in, endorsed "Reformatory, Little Mill," to S. COUKTHOPE BOSANQVET, Et-quire, Dingestow Court, Monmouth, not later than the 17th inst. The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted. 6th July, 1900. Notice of Audit. To the RATEPAYERS and OWNERS OF PROPERTY in the Urban District of UISK, in the County of Monmouth. VyHEREAS WILLIAM GEORGE COX, » » Esquire, the District Auditor authorized by law to Audit the Accounts of the Receipts and Expenditure under the Public Health Act, 1875, of us, the Urban District Council for the above- named District, has appointed ten o'clock in the forenoon (tf FRIDAY, the twenty-seventh day of JULY, as the time, and the IVVN HALL, UCK, as the place, at which the Audit of the said accounts for the year ended the 3ht day of March, 1900, will be made:- We, the said District Council, hereby GIYE NOTICE, in pursuance of the said Act, that the Audit of the said Accounts will be made at the time and place so appointed as aforesaid That any Ratepayer or Owner of Property in the eaid District may be present at the Audit, and may make any objection to the said Accounts before the Auditor; And that a copy of the said Accounts duly made up and balanced, together with all the rate Books, account books, deeds, con- tracts, accounts, vouchers, and receipts mentioned or referred to in such Accounts, will be deposited in our OFFICE, at the residence of the Clerk, TWYN HorsE, USK, on TH URSDAY, the nine. teenth day of JULY, and will be open tbereat, between the hours of 10 a. m, and 4 p. m.. until the said day of Audit, to the inspection of all persons interested, who will be at liberty to take copies of, or extracts from the same without fee or reward. Dated this fiflh day of July, 1900. ARTHUR F. LUCAS, Clerk to the District Council. JrlONKSWOOD TEA PARTY, Thursday, July 12IIi, 1900, Tea at 4 p.m. USK STRING BAND. STEAM HORSES. .Idmission, One Shilling. TO BE SOLD BY TENDER, 21 ACRES of MOWING GRASS in two lots on TYCOCH 11 and 10 ACRES. Tenders te be sent in not later than JULY 16th, to JOHN DAYIES, Llangwm. County Courts in Circuit 24. COURTS will be held at the several Court-towns on this Circuit, before His Honour JUDGE OWKX, the Judge thereof, on the days and at the time hereunder mentioned:- Time, a.m. July Aug. Oct. Chepstow 10 9 20 1 Barry 10 10 7 2 Cardiff 10 11 8 3 10 12 9 4 „ 10 13 10 5 10 14 11 6 Abergavenny 10 16 g Blaenavon 10 13 Tredegar 9*30 17 14 9 Pontypool 10 18 15 jq Newport 10.30 19 16 n Newport 10.30 19 16 11 11 20 17 12 ) Monmouth 10 2i 21 30 Ross 9.30 4 jg Crickhowell.. 11 3 26 Usk 11.30 2 27 No sittings of the Court will be held in September. The man who does not advertise is nowhere, and that indvidual will soon need advertising for. The Hev O. H. Spurgeon,