TELKPHONE 222. SPECTACLES & EYEGLASSES. FIELD It OPERA GLASSES. BAROMETERS & THERMOMETERS. WALKING STICKS. UMBRELLAS & SUNSHADES. J. 1). SlODALL, OpTICrAN TO THE INFIRMARY. THE CROSS, CHESTER. REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS. Umbrella" and Sunshades Re-covered in all newest colours LANTERNS & SLIDES ON SALE OR HIRE. Oxygen and Coal Gas in Cylinders.
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS. I ROYALTY THEATRE, CHESTER. Proprietor: Mit 'IlLf'ON BODE. EVERY E VEXING, GRAND CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME, "THB FORI Y THIEVES," I "UNTIL FURTKKI; NOTICE. MATINEES, AT 2 EVERY WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY. HJTL Hti W I N T K U. ASSEMBLY W ILL TAKK PLACE AT THE GIWSYEOR HOTEL, ON MONDAY, the 11 tJl day of JAN., 1904. CLAYTOX'S BAND. <* Dancing to commence at 9-30 p.m. TICKETS may he obtained at the GHOSYKNOB HOTEL; Messrs. PIIILLII'.SON & GOLlJEJÙ5, Messrs. MINSHULL & MKESON'S, and Mr. ARTHUR BLAYNKY'S, Booksellers. Grosvenor Hotel, 5th December. 1903. ￼ CHESTER VOLUNTEER BALL. The ANNUAL BALL (in 1 ugmm1tation of the Funds of the Chester A rtillery and Rifle Volunteers) will take pbce at the GROSVENOR HOTEL, on THURSDAY, the 14th of JANUARY, 1904. PATROXS: His Grace the Duke of W est minuter Earl Egerton Lord Clie-hii-n The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Chester Capt. Feilden. Mollington Hall I S. H. Sandhach. Esq Cherry Hill, Malpas 11 PATRONESSES Her Grace the Duchess of Westminster Her Grace the Dnchessof Buckingham and Chandos Her Grace Katharine Duchess of Westminster The Marchioness of Cholmondeley The Countess of Shaftesbury La.dv Chesham, Latimer, Chesnam Lady Margaret Ormsby-Gore Lady Broughton The Mayoress of Chester Mrs. Adair", 7, Stanley-place Mrs. Barnston, Crewe Hill. Faruclon Mrs Brocklebank, The Roseote, Heswall Irs. H. T. Brown. Westminster-avenue, Chester Mrs. Geo. Churton, Of!, Watergate Flags Mrs. J. G. Chnrton, Manor House, Neston Mrs. Cotton-.) odrell, lieaseheath Hall, Nantwich ,Nfrs. Jo)iii,(tn Dickson, May field, Chester Mrs. Aiiil)rose Dixon, Christleton Bank Mrs. Fair, Brook House, Tattenhall Mrs. Fountain, Southcote, Chester Mrs. Gibbons Frost, Mollington Banastre Mrs. Gil) t ions Froqt, Airs. John Frost, Upton Lawn Mrs. J. G • Frost, Boughton Hall :\1rR. Grier. Pool House. Chester Mrs. Hamilton, 1G, White Friars Mrs. C. E. Hope, Bank House, Burton, Neston Miss Humberston, Newton Hall, Chester Mrs. King. 26. Nicholas-street MissKelsall, Abbot's Couit Mrs. Wilford N. LLoyd, Eccleston Hill Mrs. McLennan, Grove House, Runcorn Mrs. 'J.)l Nicholson, Mollington Mrs. Okell, Manor House, Barrow Mrs. Ommannev, 2. Eversley Park Mrs. Oxley, Brightholme, Curzon Park Mrs. Park-Yates, Inc-e Hall Mrs. John Rogers. 88. Watergate-street Mrs. W. Rogers, 104, Watergate-street Mrs. B. C. Roberts, Oakfield Mrs. Rogerson, Polefield. Chester Mrs. Royden, Frankby Hall, Birkenhead Mrs. S. H. Sandbaeh, Cherry Hill, Malpas Mrs. S. Smith, K' Nicholas-street, Chester Mrs. Swetenham. Moston Hall Mrs. Stafford, Fern Rock, Queen's Park Mrs. Crosland Taylor, Ravenscar, llelsby Mrs. J. R. Thomson, Bank House, Chester Mrs. Tomkinson, Willington Hall Mrs. Wav, Stanley-street Mrs. Wo'llev-Dod. Edge Hall, Malpas Mrs. Warren Trevor, Redland House, Chester Mrs. Swinford Wood, Bodlondeb, Conway Mrs. Yerburgh, Woodfold Park, Blackburn STEWARDS. The Officers of the 1st ('. aiid C 1 -1 and C.LI.G A.(V.) The Officers of the 2nd V.B.C. Regt George S. BOllnalin. Esq. Lieut.-Col. R. C. Drury Major Foi ntr.in, R.A. T. G. Frost, Esq. Major Meredith, R.E. R. Shand, Efl. Capr. F,. W. Swetenham R. T. Wiekham, Esq. The Band will be supplied by Mr. E. CLAYTON, Liverpool. Dancing to commence at Sin., o'clock. Lady's Ti'-ket, 10 Gentleman's Ticket, 12 0. Donations may be sent to, and Tickets obtained from, Capt. V. H. DICKSON, Drill Hall, Chester; Messrs PHII.LIPSOX and G<>LI>KI:, Messrs. MINSHULL and MEESON, Mr. A. BLAYNEY, Booksellers; and at the HOTEL. T. J..SMITH, Col. 2nd (Earl of Chester's) Y.B C. Regt. WILFORD N. LLOYD, Col. 1st C. & C.R.G. Artillery (V's). THE WELSH CHURCH (ST. MARTIN'S, NICHOLAS-STREET). A GRAND w BAZAAR WILL T.E HEI.L1 IN THT: ASSEMBLY ROOMS, NEVA; ATE STREET, WEDNESDAY AND THL RSDA Y. FEBRUARY IOTII AXI, DTTT, 1904. Further particulars later. SHIPPING. ORIENT-PACIFIC -LINE ORIENT-PACIFIC LINE Australia, New Zc:anrl and Tasmania. I ROYAL MAIL SERVICE, VIA SUEZ CANAL. Steamers leave LONDON every ALTERNATE FRIDAY, for the above Colonies, calling at PLYMOUTH, GIBRALTAR, .MARSEILLES, NAPLES. PORT SAID, and COLOMBO. "1 fF. GREEN & CO. •Mv, anagers ( AXDERt:OX, ANDERSON & CO. Head Offices: FENCHURCH AVENUE, LONDON. For Passage apply to the latter firm at 5, Fen- church Avenue, E.C.; or at the West End Branch Office, 2, Cockspur-street, S. W. Local Agent: H. TAYLOR, Exchange-st., Crewe. THE CHESTER LjXrrED (jAS CO. HAVE YOU TRIED GAS FIRE For Bedroom use If not, try one on the now Hire Purchase System. MOST COMFORTING AND CONVENIENT. I NO DIRT. NO DUST. NO LABOUR. A. Gas Fire lighted before, retiring at a eo.ST of ON I" PER hour is one ()f the -New I patterns for the .se;isou arc n«»w on view, Jtiul (-,ii h.;d on IJnurU.'rly Rentals on the Three Years' Hire Purchase S ystem. NO CHAR G E F 0 It FI X I N G. Snow ROOMS AT THIS GAS OFFICE, CUPPIN STREET. BY SPF,(1.\L APPOINTMENT TO J HIS MAJESTY HER THE LATE MAJESTY K I N lÐ.Y. QCEEN VICTORIA. BOLLAND'S, EASTGATE HOW, CHESTER. WEDDING CAKES, As supplied to H. M. THE KING. RESTAURANT. TABLE D'HOTE DAILY, 3, and 4 0. Cafe and Smoke Room.-Wines. Spirits, Liqueurs, Coffee. BOARS' HEADS, BONED AND TRUFFLED TURKEYS, GAME PIKS, BOXED PHEASANTS, PHKBSKD BEET, JELLIES, CKEAMS, ICES, &c., &c. TURTLE SO UP, Made from fresh Turtle, thick or clear. Highly recommended for Invalids. Bolland's Celebrated Boxes of Dainty Cakes 3 6, 7' postage free. BALLS, WEDDING RECEPTIONS AND BANQUETS Catered tor in all parts of the country. Estimates sent by return of Post. HIRE OF PLATE, GLASS, CHINA WAITERS. ORDERS PROMPTLY EX HCUTKI • AND DESPATCHED by First Train or Post as required. Price List & Wine List free by Post on application. R. BOLLAND SONS, LTD. Telephone: No. :Ir. 'iVIfi/iwus: Holland's, Chester. PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT. I HESTER GENERAL INFIRMARY. President for the Year HIS GUACE THE DUKE OF WESTMINSTER. Chairman of the Board of Management: COLONEL E. EVANS-LLOYD. ANNUAL CHARITY BALL, AT THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, ON TUESDAY, Tm; fJTH JANUARY, 1904. Patron The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Chester (Robert Lamb, Esq.) PATRONESSES Her Grace the Duchess of Westminster, Eaton Her Grace Katharine Duchess of Westminster The Marcinoueas ot Ormonde, Kilkenny Castle ,-Lhe Countess Grosvenor, Saighton Grange Lady Margaret Ornisby Gore, Oswestry Hun. Mrs. Parker, Eceleston Paddocks Hon. Airs. Treiawrty, Shot wick Park Hon. Mrs. Guy Feilden, Mollington Hall The Mayoress ^Alrs. Robert Lamb) Mrs. lltord LLoyd, F"le,tc)n Hill, Chester Airs. H. A. yerbiirgh, Woodfold Park, Blackburn Mrs. W. ivogers, 104, Watergate-street, Chester SJr". Keg. H. uixon, le, Nicholas-street, Chester Airs. Pever, lvyhurst, Newton-lane Mrs. Adair, 7, Stanley Place. Chester Miss tiobday, Alexandra Villa, Chester Mrs. Fitzgerald, 25, Liverpool-road, Chester Mrs. E. Powell, Oakbank, Hoole Mrs. Tyrer, Plas Newton, Chester Mrs. J. G. Churton, Manor House. Neston Mrs. Carstairs Jones, The Old Hall, Chester Ùlrs. Crosland Taylor, H,avensear, Helsby Mrs. H. A. Latha-n, Lynclhurst, Hooton Mrs. '1'. H. Dixon, The Clappers, Gresford Airs. John M. Frost. Upton Lawn, Chester Mrs. Welsby, Cun'.ou Park, Chester Mrs. Boitou-Littledyle, Broxton Mrs. E. Honoratu^ Llovd. London. S.W. Mrs. R. H. HWIII. Hoole Cottage, Chester Airs. Woney-Dod, Edge Hall, Malpas j Mrs. Sam. Smith, 16, Nicholas-street, Chester Mrs. E. W. Sivptcnliam, Sandown Terrace Mrs. T. Brocklebank. The Roscote, Heswall Mrs. Lyle Smyth, Borrowmore Mrs. Hocerson. Polefield, Chester Mrs. Gibbons Mollington Ranastre Mrs. Hubert Potts, Badger' s Rake, Ledsham 1rs. Wood, Bodlondeb, (,'onway Miss Porter, Hough (Jreen Mrs. Ethelst-on. Matpas Mrs. Swetenham, Moston Hall Mrs. C. E. Hope. Burton. Neston Mrs. Barnston, Hill. Farndon Mrs. Skipwith. 14, Cur?ou Park, Chester Mrs. MacGiiiycuddy. Baeiio Han Mrs. Royden* Frankby Hal!. Birkenhead Mrs King, 26. NIehoims-strect Mrs. S. H. San(It-,?)"Iii. Hin, Malpas Mrs. George Haver-. Ha<?" Bank ,N I r. George Pt-nlc j Mrs. Way, Stanley-itreel Mr. Jam?s Taylor, Ha-ygarth House, Chester Mrs. Evans, Bebineton Mrs. Okell. Great Barrow Mrs. C. A. Ewing. Roekelill, Chester Mrs. Kav. Daveuluon Hall. Northwich Mrs Hamilton. 16. White* Friars, Chester Mrs. A. C. Preston, Abbotts Grange, Chester Mr- Ambrose Dixon. (!ristleion Bank Mrs. Fred Bullm. 20. Nicholas-Street. Chester I Spring Hill, Boughton Miss Snevd Kvnnet-rtlcv, Jioughton Lodge, Chester Mrs. S. H. Holme., Dov.nswcx)d, Cheater Mrs. McCulloch, Lime Grove, Queen's Park Mrs. Henry Jollitfe. Kilbroney. Curzon Park Mrs. Geo. Dickson, Springfield, ir iookersbrook MisaKelHaU.Abb.'t'M Court Mrs. kr3,t?), Hall, :\orthwwh Mrs. Granger, IS. N'ichola.s-street, Chester Mrs. Wiekham, -M-mit, (Chester Mrs. Hamersley, Hoole Lodge, Chester Mrs Ricardo Simpson, Newton Bank, Chester Mrs. (iner, Ptxile Hou.-e, Chester Mrs. F. Barnston, Chorlton Lo<lge, Malpas Mrs. B. C. Roberts, Olddidd, Chester Mrs. Goold, Clytha, Boughton Mrs. Reginald Potts, The UAIP* near Chester Mrs. C. B, ToHer. Aston Bank, Hawarden Mrs. Robertson, Upton Grange. Chester Al rs. H. T. Brown. Westminster-avenue, Chester Mrs. Tomkinson, Willingtun Hall. Tarporley- Mrs. Serocold, R<xide> o House, Chester Mrs. William Johnson, Norwood-avenue, bouthport Mrs. Aldersey, Aldersey Hall I-latll Mrs. Horace May how. Broughton Hall Miss Potts, Redcnt, Hp!!¡h treen Mrs. Birch, Corville, Chester Mrs. Kranee-Havhurst, Bc>sto;'k Hall Mrs. Welsford, fctoole House, Chester Mrs. C. H. Nicholson, Mollington Mrs Harold Broadbent, Upton Hayes Mrs. T. R. P. Royle, Hough Green Mrs George Churton, Watergate Flags r. 1-'1_1. Airs, cuinmore. Mrs. Stolterfoth. Gvev Friars. Chester Miss Perryn, Trafiord Hall, Chelator Mrs. Hamilton, ')'! Hooie-roiid, Chester -N lrs. Hitiii l t,on. Miss HumbersUm, Newton Hall, Chester Mrs. R. S. Oxley, Bright holme, Curzon Park Mrs. G. J. Johnston, Stonehouse, Eaton-road Miss Harmood Banner, Ashfield Hall, Neston Mrs..). G. Frost. Boughton Hall Mrs. C. P. Douglas, St. Martin House, Chester NII rs. Altry Howard, Stone Park, Blaeon, Chester Mrs. Morden Rigg, Newton Cottage, Chester Mrs. Butler, 14, Xiehola-street, Chester Mrs. J. S. Latham, Liverpool-road. Chester Mrs Warren Trevor, Redland House, Chester Mrs. E Gardner, ',), A(>l>ey-street, Chester Mrs. John Rogers, SS, Wat«rgate-street, Chester Mrs. W H Lowe. Christleton Mrs. G. H. Reynolds. Rock Mount, Chester Miss Richardson, I 'apenhurst Hall Mrs. Park Yates, Ince Hall Mrs. Barker, Heron Bridire Mrs. Quellvn Roeei ts, iKt, Watergate Flags Mrs. Sheriff Rol)erts, The Gables, Curzon Park Mrs. Aithur Heywood. Christleton Lodge Mrs. David Hewitt, Shipgate House, Chester Mrs. Bourne, Golden Grove, Hoole :TF. f:I IS. Lord Arthur Grosvenor H. Barnston, Esq- Arthur L. Birch. Esq. ,I. H. Dickson, Esq. D. Dobie, Esq. T Gibbon* Frost. Esq. John M. Frost, Esq. J. G. Frost, Esq. I A. G. Hamilton, Esq. Reginald Potts, Esq. R. W. Sliand, Esq. E. Wilson Swetenham, Esq. Capt. Bryan Stapylton, G. Taylol- C. Tomkinson, Esq. ThoBALL will takeplaeeon 1 CESDAY JNi>-vl, the 5th Januarv, IIK)4. DANCING from 9.150 1). iii. to 2.30 a.m. (jjj WTON'S (Liverpool) lias Iteen en- gagerl. 12 0. An extra charge of 1 will be made on each Ticket taken after January ~nd, 1004. To be had at the GKOSVKNOII HOTEL, the QUEKN HOTEL, the BLOSSOMS HOTEL Messrs. PHILLIPSON and GOLDKH'S, Messrs. MINKHULL and l\IEEso's. and Mr. AKTHUK BLAYM.V S, Booksellers. PERFECT SIGHT. I A MATTER OX FOIIESICHT. ¡ Many eases of Eye trouble are averted by early application of proper lenses. Present neglect means future trouble. Eyesight tested and all information willingly gi ven bv If. C. IIOU(T-'tITON, (OraoLoois'i), EYESIGHT SPECIALIST (late Manager for Wood, Abrahams, Liverpool and Manchester ), 23, EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER. (Look for the hanging Spectacles.) REPAIRS DONE CHEAPLY An PROMPTLY. THE "CHANCELLOB" CAFE CHESTER. NEARLY OPPOSITE ROYALTY THEATRE. TEA AND COFFEE, ALE AND STOUT, Melton Mowbray Pies, hot and cold. Grilled Chops and Steaks. Bovril, Sandwiches. OPEN Arnm THE THEATRE. I Beds 1/6. Open on Sundays at 4 o'clock. Choeo]ateH. PUBLIC NOTICES. THE FUNERAL of the late MR. H. A. CLEGG, of N e v to: I by C h es te r, will take place To-DAY (SATURDAY), January 2nd. 1904. Memorial Service in George street Primitive Methodist Chapel at 2 o'clock. Interment it, Chester General Cemetery at 3 p.m. Friends will please accept this intimation. MR. and MRS. WILLIAM GRUNDY ,nd Family, of Parkgate-road. Neston, beg most sincerely to THANK the very numerous friends who have in so many thoughtful ways shewn sympathy with them in their recent sad bereave- ment. QUEEN-ST. CONGREGATIONAL MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. WEDNESDAY NEXT, JANUARY GTII, 8 P.M. I TIT ft HA RY REC ITAL I' JLi HY MR FRED. MORGAN (Manehester). -N- (A. l ane b ester ) Selections from SHAKSPKRE, DICKENS, GILBERT, &C., with Character Sketches. ADMISSION SIXPENCE. 8268 EDUCATIONAL. ¡ rfÎÚ; iú:;i¿b'ciIES1;}ii: I HEAD MASTER REV. J. T. DA VIES, M.A. NEXT TERM begins MOlIAY, January 18th, 1004, at 9 a.m. Candidates for entrance attend at 11 o'clock. For prospectus apply to the Clerk, Mr F. B. MASON, St. Werbursrh-street, Chester. Boarders. taken by the Rev. J. R. FCLI.ER. The Head Master will attend at the School on SATURDAY, January 16th, from 11 to 12 o'clock, to interview parents. ARNOLD HOUSE SCHOOL,. A,- CHESTER. I A SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR BOYS. HEAD MASTER ) REV. A. H. FISH, B.A., B.Sc. The NEXT TERM will begin on TUESDAY, January Hlth, 1904. Boarders are taken by the Head Master and Second Master. The School Buildings, Sanitation, Staff, and I Curriculum have been inspected under the Board of Education, a copy at whose Report may be seen at the School. I THE Q UEEN^S SCHOOL, CIIESTER. j HEAD MISTRESS I MISS BEATRICE CLAY, B.A. (Lond.) I NEXT TERM commences WEDNESDAY, January 20th. Prospectuses and forms of application may be obtained at the School or from Mr. MASON, j 9, St. Werburgh-3treet. The Head Mistress will l>e at home to parents on Tuesday, January 19th. SJCHOOL FOR GIRLS, THE BARS.- J Principal: Miss LEATON. Visiting Masters for German, Book-keeping, Mathematics, and Elocution. Kindergarten for children under seven. I' NEXT TERM commences January lth. ISRS MARY MACDONALD, A.R.C.M. Foundation Scholar and Associate of the Royal College of Music, London, gives PIANO- j FORTE LESSONS.—!X Abbey-square, Chester. I RTHOROUGH TUITION on the VIOLIN. X HERH VEERMAN, solo violinist, preares I PUPILS for Examinations. Vacancies for Pupils.— For terms apply 24, Queen-street, Chester. 8281 _H- T I ?/?U?IC.—MR. A. ARMSTRONG, im- A. C. V., is open for ENGAGEMENTS on the Violin or Violoncello. Has vacancies for Pupils. —For terms apply 19A, Crane-street, Chester. 8204 P. 1- BRUNO. Teacher of Banjo, Guitar, iVJl Mandoline. Mandola also Violin and Viola for orchestral playing.—Studio, 7, Eastgate Wall, Chester. Terms Ten lessons from 10s. Gd. Home lessons by arrangement. iNR. ROBT. WII I IAM S^ Soeietv Quadrille Pianist, attends Balls, Dances, &c., or Orchestra. Highest references. Apply 18, Queen's-averine. Chester. 8189 MR. and MRS. PARKER are open for J?jL Engagements Harp and Violin for Dancing, &c. Have vacancies for Pupils on both instruments. For terms apply 2, Unity-place, Bridge-street, Chester. 8079 CHESTER SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND ART. The different Departments will RESUME Work as follows:— AT THE GROSVENOR MUSEUM. The Evening Science, Technical, and Commercial Classes and Art School will Re-open on MONDAY. 4th January. DOMESTIC DEPARTMENT, CASTLE-ST. These Classes Re commence on MONDAY, January 4th. The Evening Continuation School for Boys will Re-open at St. John's School, Vicar's-lane, on MONDAY, 11th January. Further particulars mav be obtained from JOHN DODD, Clerk to Governing Body. 10, Corn Exchange Chambers. MECHNICAL DAY SCHOOL, I GROSVENOR MUSEUM. FEES £1 13s. 4d. per term for boys residing within the city 172 per term for boys residing without the city. The School RE-OPENS on 12th January, 1904. Prospectuses and full information may be obtained from the Head Master, lrtr. Joii-, A. MCMICHAEL, B.A B.Sc. or JOHN DODD, Clerk to Governing Body. 16, C-orn Exchange Chambers. ￼ ?HESTER SCHOOL OF ART, GROSVENOR MUSEUM. HEADMASTER W. G. SCHRODER. THE SCHOOL RE-OPENS 4TH JAN., 1904. The Course of Instruction includes, in addition to the ordinary Art Subjects, Classes in Drawing and Painting, from the Costume Model. Drawing and Painting, from Living Animals. Sketching, from Nature, Landscape. Practical Class for Painters & Decorators. TEACHER: Mn. R. J. ELLIS. Embroidery and Art Needlework. TEACHER Miss M. E. HUXLEY. Woodcarving. TEACHER: MR. C. R. WARREN. Further particulars may be obtained from JOHN DODD, Clerk to Governing Body. 10, Corn Exchange Chambers. HEWITT'S FOR SCHOOL BOOTS. I ?Iiv -t —— GREAT CLEARANCE SALE, TUESDAY, JAN. 5, AND FOUR FOLLOWING DAYS. HUGH MILLER & CO. Beg to announce that, owing to Great Alteration of Premises, their Entire Stock of M/ DE-UP MODELS in COSTUMES AND COATS Will be marked down at a great sacrifice to clear. Illustrated Catalogue forwarded o application. No Measure Orders will be hi ron during the Sale except for Mourning. SALE DAYS:—JANUARY 5. 7, 8. 9. ST. JOHN9S HOR, CHESTER (Two minutes) walk V.renera! Post Office). SEASON 1903. E D W I N L L 0 Y D CENTRAL SUPPLY STORES 13, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER, Is now receiving DAILY SUPPLIES of the CELEBRATED SCOTCH HADDOCK, Filletted Aberdeen Haddock, Loch Fyne Kippers, Ham Cured Herrings, DIGBY CHICKS, SMOKED SPRATTS. CAMBRIDGE SAUSAGE. FRESH CREAM. COUNTRY BUTTER AND EGGS ALL ORDERS THANKFULLY RECEIVED, PERSONALLY SUPERINTENDED, AND DELIVERED °ROMPT. TELEPHONE 251. ¡ WARMTH AND COMFORT I Are not the only essentials a Man wants in his Winter Clothes. STYLE, FIT, AND DURABILITY Are, if anything, a little more important, and in these points we have won the approval of a majority of the well-dressed Men in this district. ECONOMICAL PRICES. BURRELLS SUITS & OVERCOATS Are Smart and Correct, down to the lowest detail. MEN'S RAINPROOF OVERCOATS, from specially selected Materials thoroughly Waterproof, including the New Checkback Cloth, lined or unlined, 21/ 25/6, 27/6, 30/ to 45/ MEN'S JACKET SUITS, in Warm Winter Materials, from 21/- to 42/ BOYS' HOWE OVERCOATS, in Tweed and Navy, from 5/11 to 16/6. BOYS' CHESTER OVERCOATS, yoked and plain, 5/11 to 18/6. YOUTHS' RAINPROOF OVERCOATS, 10/11 to 30/ t T. G. BURRELL, 117, FOREGATE ST., CHESTER, A. RICHARDSON'S CHESTER MODEL IRON PIANOS ARE THE BEST VALUE FOR MONEY. I THEY STAND LIKE A ROCK. NO FICTITIOUS OR SOLICITED TESTIMONIALS, BUT THE BEST AND MOST RELIABLE LOCAL REFERENCES GIVEN. 21 GUINEAS CASH. Three Years' System, 15s. 2d. per Mouth. A. RICHARDSON'S POPULAR IRON PIANO. 14 GUINEAS CASH. Three Years' System, 10s. 6d. per Month. A. IICflltRDSONS POPULAR AMERICAN ORGAN HIGH MIRROR TOP, TWO KNEE SWELLS, 12 STOPS 12 GUINEAS CASH. Three Years' System, 9s. 4d. per Month. INSTRUMENTS BY ALL THE HIGH CLASS MAKERS. SOLE AGENCIES: STEIINWAY, BECHSTEIN, BLUTHNEE, KAPS, WALDEMAR. A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF HIGH-CLASS SECOND-HANDS AT VERY LOW PRICES. A. RICHARDSON, 43, BRIDGE STREET ROW, CHESTER; AND BANK BUILDINGS. REGENT STREET, WREXHAM. I i HAIR COMBINGS L L MADE UP, 2/- rSB oz. COVERLETTE ￼ TAILS OF FROM HAIR FRAMES, PURE V From 8/6 each. 1 11 A I R, 5/6 T. SEALEST BROWN, A LEECE-ST. (CAR STATION), LIVERPOOL. 275 RATS FOUND DEAD. MR. REID. Professional Kat Catcher, writes from jm Blair Castle, NT B. A. Few Hours after Using Kodine Rat Poison I f .nnd 275 aats. I have been a Bat Catcher for 45 Years, and DeTer saw anything so deadly." R?T?LIKEIT' BAT IT, & DIE. PEKB—6d., Is., 2s.. 3s 5s Post, 2d. HARLEY, Chemist. Perth. AGENTS—Cheers & Hopley, Chemists, Chester. RICHARD JONES' ANNUAL WINTER SALE WILL COMMENCE SATURDAY NEXT, JAN. 9, 1904. GREAT REDUCTIONS AT BOTTI ESTABLISHMENTS. SALE CATALOGUES ON APPLICATION. RICHART) JONES' General Drapery and Complete House Furnishing Establishments, Cll ESTER. GREAT SALE OF JVANCY DRAPERY, I.JÅDIES' |j NDERCLOTHING, B ABY-LINEN, &c., AT M A T E S 17. BRIDGE TREET ROW, CHESTER. Owing to ill-heath Mr. MATE has decided to dispose of one of his Shops, the Entire Stock to be Sold. GOODS MARKED REGARDLESS OF COST. THE MAJORITY ARE THIS SEASON'S GOODS. THIS IS A CHANCE OF A LIFETIME. NOTE THE ADDRESS, AND COME EARLY. JOHN A. MATE, 17, Bridge Street Row, Chester. NEW YEAR PRESENTS. C Y Cl E S. GREATEST BARGAINS OF THE SEASON ARE NOW OFFERED TO THE PUBLIC. A 15 PER CENT. REDUCTION Givrcn on all the Well-known Makes, fitted with Lucas's Lamp, Bell, Ac. SLIGHTLY SHOP-SOILED ROYAL ENFIELD, ROVER, RUDGE-WHITWORTH, &c. W. MAHER, 34, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER. BEER COMPETITION. BREWERS' EXHIBITION, AGRICULTURAL HALL, LONDON, OCTOBER, 1903. YATES' CASTLE BREWERY, LIMITED, HAVE BEEN AWARDED A FIRST PRIZE AND SILVER MEDAL FOR THEIR ALE, AND VERY HIGHLY COMMENDED FOR THEIR STOUT. FAMILIES SUPPLIED IN 6, 9 & IS GALLON CASKS. OFFICES AND STORIES 5, PRINCESS STREET, CHESTER (NEAR TO TOWN HALL & MARKET HALL). REMOVALS! LOWEST RATES. EXPERIENCED PACKERS. ALLAN MORRIS & CO. (SUCCESSORS TO T. H. BANKS), 5, ST. WERBURGH MOUNT, CHESTER, FURNITURE REMOVERS. CAETING CONTRACTORS. GENERAL CARRIERS.. DRY LOCK-UP ROOMS FOR STORING. TELEPHONE 204. ESTIMATES FREE. NEW YEAR PRESENTS BEAUTIFUL STOCK. 10W,SJTTPG|LBL0N™0ES PAY A VISIT & INSPECT OR SEND FOR 81>ECIAL PIONEER COMPLETE FURNISHING STORES I FOP. CASH ONLY. SIECIAL DTn?? HPtPD COMPLETE FURNISHING STORES. ?YAYIS.T&??T??BFORS?AL J I I m ?J l_J F?; 9 TO 19, BOLD-ST., LIVERPOOL. All Purchases over 40s. are Free to an y EaU«y Station in Great Britain. THE GRAND OPENING DAY ¡ OF I DENSONS' DRAPERY SALE WILL BE ON SATURDAY, JAN, 2,190-1. Such a collection of bargains in dress materials has probably never been offered to the Chester and North Wales public before. COLOURED DRESS DEPARTMENT. FISCAL POLICY, OR NOT? We will see that you are PROTECTFD with your Dress Goods, at the right prices. WE WANT TO POINT OUT TO YOU, that during the whole of the year the trade of the country has been bad, and the DRAPERY TRADE has suffered probably more than any other. We curtailed our buying very early in the season, to leave ourselves open to secure the bargains which we knew must certainly con-e in the Market. During the past few weeks we have bought immense parcels at practically our own prices, and we shall offer, during the Sale, some of the most WONDERFUL BARGAINS IN DRESS FABRICS that it has ever been our privilege to put before the people of this part of the country. The knowledge of the DRESS TRADE is one of OUR BUYERS EXPERT ACQUIREMENTS. We can p, et where few can follow. We are iseliin# at prices some buy at. All the finest makers compete for our favourable consideration, and we can positively SAVE YOU MONEY on almost every DRESS LENGTH YOU BUY. LOT 1. 450 yards, in 5S different patterns, of WOOL TWEEDS, extra width and good patterns. Some of them are light in colour, suitable for early spring, others may be exactly what is required for making up delightful Dresses, or for producing warm divided Skirts. The regular prices of these range from I lW, to 2 3. DENSONS' SALE PRICE for the whole will be 1/- per yard. LOT 2. 27 different colours in All-Wool HOPSACKS, KXOPPE CLOTHS also about 359 yards of plain wide DRESS MELTONS, in dark and warm colours. Regular prices from l/llg to 2/11 per j ard. DENSONS' SALE PRICE 1 4| per yard. LOT 3. About 320 yards of All-Wool SNOWFLAKE CLOTHS, suitable for Children's early Spring Drosses, very stylish patterns. Any length cut. Regular prices from 1;61 to 3/11. DENSONS' SALE PRICE 1/- to 1/11 per yard. LOT 4. About 270 yards of All-Wool FRENCU DRESS STUFFS, HOPSACKS, and BASKETTE pat- terns, lovely plain colours. Regular prices from 1/111 to 3 6. DENSONS' SALE PRICE 1141 to 2/3 per yard. LOT 5. 11 beautiful shades in All-Wool FRENCH CHEVRONS, an exceptionally stylish material for Children. Some of the shades are quite suitable for the comine: Spring. Every inch perfect. Usual price 1,141. DENSONS' SALE PRICE 11!<J. per yard. LOT 6. Another lot of WONDERFUL FRENCH PRO- DUCTIONS for Dresses, in High-class Fabrics, Voiles, Etarniennes, Epingle and Ecliennes, in flttked and plain effects. Usual prices, from 1 GJ to 5,11; DENSONS' SALE PRICE, 11 to 2,6 per yard. LOT 7. Our last lot of Coloured Dresses includes beautiful VENETIAN CLOTH, at l/H, our FAMOUS LADY CLOTH at 2 8, our FRENCH TWEEDS from 1/111 to 3,11, our ST. GOTHARD ZIBE- LINES at 2/11, and an endless variety of TWEED NOVELTIES, which are still to be worn for the Spring. SEE THIS LOT. DEN SUNS' SALE PRICE, 1/lH to 3 6. BLACK AND NAVY SERGES.. For the past* Ten Years we havowi&de a careful Study of t.1e art of serge production, sad the adapta- tion of the same to the wear of Ladips. For two or three seasons past, serge has lapsed somewhat as a fashionable material, but us a matter of fact, no more serviceable fabric exists than a good Serge, well made and well dyed. We now offer our stock to you in THREE BULK LOTs., which we are positive cannot be bought elsewhere at anything like the price. LOT 1. ONE THOUSAND YARDS of real Etamenne Costing and Cheviot SERGE, every piece guaran- teed as regards make and dye, offered in our Sale at 1';1 per Yard. These goods are worth at least 40 per cent. more. LOT 2. For 1 6 per yard we have a lot of Navy and Black Coatings, Cheviot or Etamenne Weaving. all of which are worth fully 2v per yard. LOT 3. For 2 per yard we shall offer you similar Weavings in Black and Navy. Splendid value. DURING SALE ONLY. These goods could not be purchased elsewhere under 3Î- per yard. BARGAINS in every other Department, I Including MILLINERY, MANTLES. HOUSE. HOLD LINENS, FURNISHING DRAPERY, I BABY LINEN, LADIES' UNDERCLOTHING, RIBBONS and SPACES, STATIONERY, GENTS' OUTFITTING. BOYS' READY MADE CLOTHING, BOOTS and SHOES. &e., &c. You cannot do better than give DENSONS a Visit at the commencement of their Sale, you will find it a great means, I of Saving Money. DENSONS, 9, 11 & 13, NORTHGATE ROW, CHESTER. i DENBIGH. AND AT DENBIGH. --==-=-==.=.===-=- ASTON sf" BEDSTEADS & BEDDING in GREAT VARIETY AST(Ws. 14. WATERGATE STREET. AT LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES. 14, WATERGATE STREET.
I FINE OLD SCOTCH I WHISKIES. THOS- IN- ELSBY & QO. WINE MERCHANTS, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER.