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m The County Observer Forty-ninth Year of Publication. -0- for PER IKSBBTIOW. Official AnnouncementsSingle Column. Parliamentary Addresses.. legal Notices ( 6d- Por 11B0* Prospectuses of Companies glaction Addresses ) property and Stock Sales I Auction Sales i' I Mraidpal and other bodies I in aeptfc. Ordinary Notices V" r Balance Sheets Statements of Accounts. Souses Wanted Souses to Let J Kntertainments "M Agricultural Shows S |v Subscription Lists > ls- 6d' lac5i* Wedding Presents SMALL PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. 1 Servants Wanted. J2 words 18 word. 24 words Situations Va.cant. 25 £ S £ to £ i?. «a. m. »■ JKoney to Lend Artie les Lost I J Articles Found Articles for Sale j Three weekB for double above charges. Mmt be paid for when the order is the above scale charges will be made. Remittances received in Postage Stamps. -:)1 JPrinting of every Description AucriOinsEBS' Particulars, Posters, A Catalogues. OOL-MOM prospectuses Lithographic Maps, & Plan- TUADIONERge Cards, BiT ^laads.ft Note Headings. AU communications to J. H. CLARK, COFNTY OBSERVER Office, USK, Monmouthshire. ANTEI), good GENERAL SERVANT.- w MRB DATIBS, Woodbiue, Utok. ■fTOHSALK. PIANO, >D J Apply, X., Observer Office, Usk. TJOR SALE, RETRIEVER •*«! 5 Jc months.—Apply, DAVIES, baddler, Usk. RRUNNET^STAKESTHURDLES, FOTT SALE, at Cwmbir Wood, Llaullowell.-FxANx SfltATTON, U sk. PRIVATE CHRISTMAS GREETING CARDS from 2s. dozen. Send for or call and see Ibook of specimens at E. K. JOSBS .c: J-IOMPLETE OUTFIT of BABY'S LONG I i PTOTHES, exceptional value, carnage paid, ^quality, 318. 6d -M0K0AK & FJU»«. Pontlottyn Shop, Abertillery. -:> -w^nT* RALE 2 young GANDERS, weighing F ^| aifd ISlbs.-EvAss, Coedyburruch, Gwebelog, Ufik. Ln«T OCTOBKU 27TH, from HALT. INN, GWBHBLOG, WELSH EWE, painted dot o* shoulder and back of ueck.-Information to HALL INN. marked J.O. both sides, tar mark between shoul- ders and heavily ear marked. rr o BE LET OR SOLD, DWELLING HOUSE J. and SHOP in BBIDGB STREET, Usx,—Apply, TSRSBRS MAHTBLL & POOLE, Auctioneers, Usk, or WATKINS & Co., Solicitors, Pontypool and L>sk. rpo LET, COTTAGE & GARDEN.—DAVISS, 1 Woodbine, Usk. HOUSE TO LET.—Apply. T. J. SMITH, JL draper, Usk. APARTMENTS TO LET.—Apply, GLBK VIBW. Usk. ECLIPSES OF THE MOON. Some South American tribes think that during Ifclipses the moon is devoured by a gigantic dog. The Guaranis think that the animal is a jaguar, ,and the ichthyophagous Makahs of the Strait ef Fuca think it is a shark that does it. On such occasions many tribes shoot arrows into the air in order to drive away the pretended enemies of the sun and moon. This recalls an exploit of Alphonse VI., King of Portugal (1664), who, learning that a comet, the precursor of the death of a sovereign, had been observed in the heavens, ran out to look at it, and, after insulting it, shot at it with a Distol eeveral times! JFjr Printing of all hinds try the "Oountv Observer" OOice. THE PIANOFORTE SEASON A Having now commenced, and BEYAN AND COMPANY Being determined to greatly increase their already large Musical Instrument portion of their Business, are now offering Pianofortes aid Orpns At Prices never before heard of! The following are their leading Instruments for the current season, every one of j which is the production of an eminent Manufacturer, and every instrument is warranted for ten years. PIANOFOIRTES: THE "MARVEL" Is a Pianoforte of Seven Octaves, has Iron Frame, Cheek Action, Splendid Walnut (or Ebonized and Gold) Case, and is the best value ever offered. CasH Price, MIES 17 6. THE "CENTURY" Is an Instrument of peculiar sweetness and power; warranted for Ten Years.1 tA wonderful Piano at the astonishing price of £25 4: O. MOZART ,;t:4 This splendid Piano still selling in large numbers, -000 8 O. THE "EMPRESS" A magnificent Overstrung Pianoforte, of which we have sold hundreds. It has never failed in giving the highest satisfaction. A really grand instru- ment, with all the modern improvements, £42 0 0. $Or ORGANS.— A Solid Walnut Grand Toned Organ, 7ft. high, with two Knee Swells, thirteen Stops, ten years' warranty. A truly wonderful Organ for Cash, £ 12 7 0, Only. BEVAN & COMPANY, LTD., WALES' LARGEST FURNISHERS, CLARENCE STREET AKD T> ffXTVP ft HT. HANBURY ROAD, X X -*■ X \r i J ALSO CARDIFF, NEWPORT, SWANSEA, AND PONTYPRIDD. Write for iarge Illustrated Catalogue. Delivery of all goods Free of Charge throughout the Principality and Border Counties. MOTORS 1 Ti E Gi SATBET, S MOTORS l" Castle 3?arad.e, J A*D CYCLES.) USK. (CYCLES. V"I Sole District Agent for HTJMBEE, EXCELSIOR, WERNER, CLEMENT GARROD, and RILEY MOTOR CYCLES and for HUMBER, SWIFT, RUDGE- WHITWORTH, ROYAL ENFIELD, PREMIER, and TRIUMPH CYCLES. Several good Second-hand Cycles for Sale from 30. upwggrds. RI .)- Agent for Carless, Capel, and Leonard's Petrol. Cycling taught by Competent Instructors. Agents for Bassinettes and Go Carts. Motor and Cycle Accessories kept in Stock. fi ■ PrMi of Every Descriloii AT THE Comity Olserar" Office. i Vs. ESTABLISHED OVER HALF A CENTURY. > ILTi CH BREWERY COME Li, BOSS, Brewers of the Celebrated Family Pale Ales. GOLDEN HOP — »• — 1/2 per gallon. ooLDKisr GROWN H' V- u INVALID STOUT B PORTER n. 1(2" »» V. E. JONES, CENTRAL SUPPLY STORES, USK. = THREE SALMON'S HOTEL, USK. fcr Under JSre Management, n New Tariff throughout. Excellent Cuisine. Moderate Charges. Wines and Spirits of the Best Quality. All the Best Proprietary Brands at Market Prices. POSTING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. HUNTER KEPT FOR HIRE. All the best Burton Ales in Cash and Bottle. PORTER MEETS ALL TRAINS. BILLIARDS. WILLIAM SMITH, Proprietor. Tie" County Otomr" Newspaper M a Printing Company, Ltd. PUBLISHING OFFICES BRIDGE STREET, USK I;tt Cøuulg '¡.fÚf' has been established 49 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 MEDIUM For the Sale by Auction of Farming Stock, Produce, Furniture, and Landed Property; tor Wants of all kinds, & within a radius of many miles. It is read by all clauea et the community, being essentially A WA N 11 ILY PAPER combining Reports of Local Events (many not dealt with at all by other journal. 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 Operations; Housekeepers' Recipes; Ladies' Fashions; Art and literature; Markets; A Serial Story; And a variety of other interesting reading matter. "If' Special Reports are given of the Meetings of the Monmouthshire County Council, the Monmouthshir8 Chamber of Agriculture, c., With which no other Paper in the Comity attempts to vie.

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