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JH The County Observer Forty-ninth Year of Publication. -0- Scale for Advertisements. PER INSERTION. Official Announcements. Single Column. Parliamentary Addresses.. I Legal Notices j 6d. per line. Prospectuses of Companies ) Election Addresses Property and Stock Sales ) Auction Sales. Municipal and other bodies ) Ordinary Notices. 3a. per inch in depth. Balance Sheets. Statements of Accounts. Houses Wanted Houses to Let Entertainments Agricultural Shows Subscription Lists Y Ie. 6d. per inch. Wedding Presents j SMALL PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. 1, Servants Wanted. J2 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. Kurt be paid for when the order is given, or double the above scale charges will be made. Remittances received in Postage Stamps. 800 Printing orevery Description AvmoxFzRsl Particulars, Posters, & Catalogues. semoroits' Prospectuses Lithographic Maps, & Plan. TBADK8MEN'Q Cards, Bil71aads,& Note Headings. All communications to J. H. CLARK, CJOFNTT OBSERVER Office, USK, Monmouthshire. WANTED, a HOUSE.PARLOURMAID.— Apply, MRS EVELYN WADDINGTON, Beech Hill, Usk. TINNET, STAKES, HURDLES, FOR SALE, at Cwmbir Wood, Llanllowell.—FRANK STKATTON, Usk. FOR SALE, POTATOES (Up-to-date), Seed and Eating size.—Apply to W. E. PARKER, Trostrey Hill, Usk. "t"" T?OR SALE, USK SHIRE HORSE SHARE JC and TWO NOMINATIONS.—Apply, F., 41 Observer Office, Usk. LOST, YELLOW SHEEP DOG, with short tail, answering to the name of "Bob."— Information to Mrs ROBINS, Llangwm, Usk. HOUSE TO LET.—Apply, T. J. SMITH draper, Usk. GARDEN GROUND TO LET.—Apply, T. J. SMITH, Usk. CHURCH DRUMS. The bell in the steeple has not always been the means of summoning the worshipper to church. In America drums used to be employed for the pur- pose and at Flamborough, in Yorkshire, prior to I860, a woman went round the village with a hand- bell, giving vocal announcement of the services. .0 THE NORWEGIAN DRINK CUBE. There are few places in the world where the war against alcohol has been carried on so persistently as in Norway, not only by private associations, but by the established authorities as well. In that country drunkards are treated as invalids, and overy kind of drink cure has been tried. It is interesting to learn that the most successful treat- ment has been found to be the cure of drink by drink. The patient is placed upon a diet of wine- soaked food; at first he likes it, but after a day or ?w° disgust sets in, and he begins to detest the obd6 a sme^ °f drink. It is stated that the most ^«nt1-ate dipsomaniac can be cured by this treat- tout, ln *ess than a week. The plan is an old one, stated, it has been found the most It ig belrt°^ as ^ar as is concerned, perhaps to better than the gold cure, though cure (in\,ut.r'lCt tr^a^ would shew that the apple as effective1 patients are fed on apples) is just *od infinitely pleasanter. unjoin ES^ands ARE WASHTNo'AfhOMf™ Ud thweby nrlns tin, ■ w,,Ul"L» Olotkos from *nnec«« £ !!L S?"5 labour, and saTin* fnUcMtieolarioftibtnebT^BndtMr. You can obtain ft Yiet°Wol; J For Printing of all kinds try the "Oounty Observer" Office, I GENUINE CLEARANCE SALE! Prior to the Fifty-fifth Annual Stocktaking NOW JPROCKHMJTG, Of the Vast Stocks held at their various Estab- lishments by BEVAN AND COMPANY, Limited, Wales' Largest Furnishers, CL^ANBURY^wSb,AKD PONTYPOOL; TOWHALL, NEWPORT; ALSO CARDIFF, SWANSEA, AND PONTYPRIDD. SB* During (his Sale all Purchasers of giO worth will be given a Handsome 54-Piece Dinner Set or any other Present from Stock to the Value of One Guinea! ENORMOUS REDUCTION'S IN PRICES OF PIANOFORTES, ORGANS, CABINETS, SIDEBOARDS, DINING, DRAWING, & BEDROOM SUITES, BEDSTEADS, BEDDING, CARPETS, FLOORCLOTHS, HEARTHRUGS, OVERMANTELS, LAMPS, FENDERS, &0. i3r GREAT BARGAINS FOR CASH In all Departments! LARGE CATALOGUES AND DELIVERY OF JlLL GOODS FREE Pill of Every DncriDtlon AT THE "Coitf Obnrver" omCn. Dr-J.ColII$Browne's ^^The ORIGINAL and KBj ONLY GENUINE. The Best Bemedy kziown for flS Admitted by tlie Profession M AAIIAUO nniITG Hto be the Most Valuable I ■ l»UUutl«i uULIIdg m \Sll9 Bemedy ever discovered. I ■ ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, ||s||H Effectually cuts short *1$ ft CONSUMPTIONi ^e ojQy Palliative in fl m DIARRHOEA"™ U MSB IE0RALGM. TOOTHACHE, #. CHOLERA'and KIliB GOUT, RHEUMATISM. M nvCCMTBDV KUH Overwhelming Medical Testi- UT3CI1 I CKT ■ HHHm many accompanies each bottle, SOLD IN BOTTLES BY ALL CHEMISTS. Id 1/1 i. 8/8 and 4/« each-    PLEASE NOTE CASH DISCOUNT. SEASON «. PLEASE NOTE CASH DISCOUNT. Red Clover Ist quality 9^ d. per lb. 2nd „ 8d. „ 2 Cow Grass lOd. „ Dutch (White). lOd. „ A Is i h e 9 £ d. „ Trefoil 4d. „ Rye Grass:- Italian 4/9 per bushel English Perennial 4/6 Mangolds Hurst Champion Yellow Globe 6d. per Ib Mammoth Long Red 6d. „ Swedes:- Sutton's Champion Improved 6åd. 2 Skirvings 6id. „ Turnips Green Globe 6d. Devonshire Greystone 7d. „ Spring Vetches 6/6 per bushel Field Reas White Marrowfats 7/3 „ Grey Jacks 6/3 „ Seed Potatoes: Early and Late. Prices and descriptions on application. Cash Discount. fcf A Prize of One Guinea will be given for the Best Crop of not £ d. per lb. off all Seeds. less than One Acre or Yellow Globe Mangolds grown from seed 3d per bushel off Rye Grass and Field Peas. supplied by me, at the Annual Meeting of the Usk Farmers ulub. V. E. JONES, ^MIPPLY USK. STORES9 nin 1" Comity Otair" taper and s Printi Cum Lt. PUBLISHING OFFICES BRIDGE STREET, USK ¡, .Gnu-It! r&!if8tÛfV 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; for Wants of all kinds, & within a radius of many miles. It is read by all classes of the community, being essentially A P AIII Y 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 Operations; Housekeepers' Recipes; Ladies' Fashions; Art and Literature; Markets; A Serial Story; And a variety of other interesting reading matter. Special Reports are given of the Meetings of the Monmouthshire County Council, the Monmouthshire Chamber of Agriculture, With which no other Paper in the County attempts to vie. ]


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