TELEPHONE 222. SPECTACLES & EYEGLASSES. FIELD & OPERA GLASSES. I BAROMETERS & THERMOMETERS. WALKING STICKS. UMBRELLAS & SUNSHADES. I J. D. SLDDALL, I OPTICIAN TO THE INFIRMARY, THE CROSS, CHESTER REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS. I mbrella^- and Sunshades Re-covered in all newest colours. LANTERNS & SLIDES ON SALE OR HIRE. I Oxygen and Coal Gas in Cylinders.
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PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS. ￼ D OYALTT THBATRE. CHESTER. Proprietor: MR. KILTON BODE. EVERY EVENING, GRAND CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME, "THE FORTY TIll EVES., UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. MATINEES, AT 2 p.M' EVERY WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY. TOWN HALL, CHESTER, TUESDAY EVENING, JAN, 19, 1904. Under the Distinguished Patronage of THE MAYOR (R. LAMB, ESQ.). A RECITAL OF GREGORIAN fELODIES FROM AXCIEXT MANUSCRIPTS, WILL BE GIVEN BY S. Joseph's Gregorian Choir, Liverpool, ASSISTED BY MEMBERS OF S. WERBUKGH'S PLAIN SOSf; CHOIR. PART II.—MISCELLANEOUS SELECTION OF MODERN MUSIC. Plan and Tickets at Messrs. PHILLIPSON and GOLDER'S. Doors open 7-30. Commence at 8. Carriages 10. ADMISSION — Reserved Seats, 3 Front Seats, 2,- Back Seats, 1/ CHESTER VOLUNTEER BALL. The ANNUAL BALL (in augmentation of the Funds of the Chester Artillery and Rifle Volunteers) will take place at the GROSVENOR HOTEL, on THURSDAY, the 14th of JANUARY, 1904. PATRONS: His Grace the Duke of Westminster Earl Egerton Lord Chesham R. A. Yerburgh, Esq., M.P. The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Chester The Sheriff of Chester Capt. Feilden, Mollington Hall S. H. Sand bach, Esq., Cherry Hill, Malpas PATRONESSES Her Grace the Duchess of Westminster Her Grace the Duchess of Buckingham and Chandos Her Grace Katharine Duchess of Westminster The Marchioness of Cholmondeley The Countess of Shaftesbury Lady Chesham, Latimer. Chesham Lady Margaret Ormsby-Gore Lady Broughton The Mayoress of Chester Mrs. Adair, 7, Stanley-place Mrs. Barnston, Crewe Hill, Farndon Mrs. F. Barnston, Chorlton Lodge, Malpas Mrs. Brocklebank, The Roscote, Heswall Mrs. H. T. Brown, Westminster-avenue, Chester Mrs. Geo. Churton, 96, Watergate Flags Mrs. J. G. Churton, Manor House, Neston Mrs. Cotton-Jodrell, Reaseheath Hall, Nantwich Mrs. E. L. Clarke, Brooklands, Cuddington Mrs. Johnson Dickson, Mayfield, Chester Mrs. Ambrose Dixon, Christleton Bank Mrs. F. O. Evans, Fern Bank, Hawarden Mrs. Fair, Brook House, Tattenhall Mrs. Fountain, Southcote, Chester Mrs. Gibbons Frost, Mollington Banastre Mrs. John Frost, Upton Lawn Mrs. J. G. Frost, Boughton Hall Mrs. Grier, Pool House, Chester Mrs. Hamilton, 16, White Friars Mrs. C. E. Hope, Bank House, Burton, Neston Miss Humberston. Newton Hall, Chester Mrs. Kay, Davenham Hall Mrs. King, 26, Nicholas-street Miss Kelsall, Abbot's Court Mrs. Wilford N. LLoyd, Eccleston Hill Mrs. Lyle Smyth, Barrowmore Mrs. Lowndes, Bodwyn, Gresford Mrs. McLennan, Grove House, Runcorn Mrs. C. M. Nicholson, Mollington Mrs. Okell, Manor House, Barrow Mrs. Ommanney, 2, Eversley Park Mrs. Oxley, Brightholme, Curzon Park Mrs. Park- Yates, Ince 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. Read, Kenwyn, Chester Mrs. S. H. Sandbach, Cherry Hill, Malpas Mrs. S. Smith, 16, Nicholas-street, Chester Mrs. Swetenham. Moston Hall Mrs. Stafford, Fern Rock, Queen's Park Mrs. Crosland Taylor, Ravenscar, Helsby Mrs. J. R. Thomson, Bank House, Chester Mrs. Tomkinson, Willington Hall Mrs. Way, Stanley-street Mrs. Wollev-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 C. Lieut.-Col. R. C. Dru) y and C.R.G.A.(V.) I Major Fountain, R.A. The Officers of the 2nd I T. G. Frost, Esq. V.B.C. Regt. Major Meredith, R.E. R. A. Yerburgh, Esq., R. Shand, Esq. M. P. Capt. E. W. Swetenham George S. Bonnalie, Esq. R. T. Wickham, Esq. The Band will be supplied by Mr. E. CLAYTON-, Liverpool. Dancing to commence at Nine o'clock. Lady's Ticket, 10, Gentleman's Ticket, 12/G. Donations may be sent to, and Tickets obtained from, Capt. V. H. DICKSON, Drill Hall, Chester; Messrs. PHILLIPSON and GOLDER, Messrs. MINSHULL and MEESON, Mr. A. BLAYNKY, Booksellers; and at the HOTEL, T. J. SMITH, Col. 2nd (Earl of Chester's) V.B. C. Regt. WILFORD N. LLOYD, Col. 1st C. & C.R.G. Artillery (V's). THE WELSH CHURCH (ST. MARTINS, NICHOLAS-STREET). A GRAND BAZAAR — WILL BE HELT) IN THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS, NEWGATE STREET, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10TIf AND 11TH, 1904. Further particulars later. THE CHESTER UNITED GAS CO. HAVE YOU TRIED A GAS FIRE For Bedroom use ? If not, try one on the new Hire Purchase System. MOST COMFORTING AND CONVENIENT. NO DIRT. NO DUST. NO LABOUR. A Gas Fire lighted before retiring at a cost of ONE PE-, NY per hour is one of the greatest boons. New patterns for the season are now on view, and can be had on Quarterly Rentals on the Three Years' Hire Purchase System. NO CHARGE FOR FIXING. SHOW ROOMS AT THE GAS OFFICE, CUPPIN STREET. BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT TO I HIS ISTAJI pI T Y THE W-E MAJESTY I KLSG. QCKV* VFCTOHZA. BOLLAND'S, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. WE DDING C A K E S, As supplied to H.M. TOR: KING. RESTAURANT.—Table nHOTE DAILY, 3/- and 4, 6 Cafe and Smoke Room.— Wines. Spirits, Liqueurs, Coif, e. BOARS' HEADS, BONED AND TRUFFLED TURKEYS, GAME PIES. BONED PIV ASANTS, PRESSED BEEF, JELLIES, CIIFA.IIS. ICES, &C.. &C. TU RT L E OUP. Made from fresh Turtle, thick or clear. Highly recommended foi Invalids. Bolland's Celebrated Boxes of Dainty Cakes 3,6, 7/ postage free. BALLS, WEDDING RECEPTIONS AND BANQUETS Catered for in all parts of the country. Estimates sent by return of Post HIRE OF PLATE, GLASS, CHINA WAITERS. ORDERS PROMPTLY EXECUTED AXD DESPATCHED by First Train or Post as required. Price List & Wine List free by Post on application. R. BOLLAND & SONS, LTD. Telephone: No. ^7- Telegrams: Bollu> tuV^, thcstcY, PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS. THE WINTER VSSKMHLY < WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, ON MONDAY, the 11th day of JAN., 1904. CLAYTON'S BAND. Dancing to commence at 9-30 p.m. TICKETS :-Ladici3' 10s.; Gentlemen's 12s. 6d. To be had at the Grosvenor Hotel, Messrs. Phillip- son and Golder's, Messrs. Minshull and Mceson's, and Mr. Arthur Blavncy's, Booksellers. Grosvenor Hotel, 9th Dec., 1903. A PLEASANT EVENING MAY BE ENJOYED AT THE r piONEER" LODGE TEA AND D A N r R IN THE TOWN HALL, CHESTER, ON WEDNESDAY NEXT, JAN. 13. TICKETS Tea and Dance, 27-; Tea, 1, Dance, 1/6. Full particulars on small Bill. 8332 UPTON-BY-CHESTER AND DISTRICT pLOUGHING SOCIETY. THE EIGHTH ANNUAL PLOUGHING MATCH WILL TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 10TH, AT WAVERTON, Six Minutes from Station. Further particulars, ARTHUR HUGHSON, Hon. Secretary, 2, Eastgate Row (N.), Chester. GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. EXCURSIONS. -FRIDAY,, January 15 fj and 29 (for 1, 3, 6 or 8 days), and MONDAY, January 18 (for 2, 5, or 7 days), to LONDON, from CHESTER, &c. Tickets, bills, pamphlets, particulars of Weekly and Week-end Bookings, &c., obtainable at the Station. NEW THROUGH EXPRESS TRAIN i.?t SERVICE TO TUNBRIDGE WELLS, HASTINGS, CANTERBURY, RAMSGATE, FOLKESTONE, DOVER, and the CONTINENT, via Reading. WEEK DAYS. CHESTER .dep. 10 3 p.m. Reading arr. 2 45 Reading dep. 2 55 Tunbridge Wells arr. 5 10 I-lastings (S.E. & C.R.) 6 20 Canterbury West [) 47 Ramsgate Town 6 13 Margate Sands 6 26 Folkestone (Central) 5 47 Dover Harbour (; 0 Dover Harbour. dep. 11 0 Paris arr. 5 50 a.m. Brussels .I. 5 34 Cologne 1155 Bale 5 45 p.m. THROUGH COACHES between BIRKEN- HEAD (Woodside). Birmingham, Leamington, OXFORD, and DOVER HARBOUR. For full particulars see Time Tables. JAMES C. INGLIS, General Manager. PUBLIC NOTICES. PANTASAPH MONASTERY DRAW- i- ING OF PRIZES :-Pope's Portrait, 3,026; St. Anthony, 9,038; Music, 13.535; Wines and Spirits, 1,457 Turkey, 8,604; Cigars, 13,722. CHESTER UNIVERSITY EXTEN- J SION ASSOCIATION, AFTERNOON LECTURES, GROSVENOR MUSEUM, CHESTER. MISS ROYDEN Will deliver a Course of Six Lectures on Alternate THURSDAYS, at 2-30 p.m.. on "SHAKESPEARE'S WOMEN." TICKETS for the Course (10/6), may now be ob- tained from, and Subscription? paid to, Messrs. PHILLIPSON and GOLDER, Messrs. MINSHULL and MEESON, the CURATOR at the Museum, or from the Hon. Sec.. Miss OKELL, Barrow, Chester. Student's Tickets, 7/6.-These can be obtained only from the Secretary. NORTH & SOUTH WALES BANK, LIMITED ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTIETH DIVIDEND. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Dividend of Ten per cent. per annum for the Half- year ended 31st ultimo, on the Capital of the Com- pany, and a Bonus of Eight per cent. per annum (making a total distribution for the year of 16 per cent.), will be'paid to the proprietors on and after the 18th instant at the Head Office and the various branches and at the London and Westminster Bank, Lothbury, London. The Income Tax will, as usual, be paid by the Bank. The TRANSFER BOOKS will be CLOSED from this date to the 18th instant, inclusive. By order of the Directors, T. ROWLAND HUGHES, General Manager. Liverpool, 4th January, 1904. WIRRAL RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. PRIVATE STREET WORKS ACT. 1392, 55 and 56 Vic., Chap. 57. RED LION LANE, LITTLE SUTTON. w HEREAS the above Council have in pur- suance of the above Act, by Resolutions approved the Specifications, Plans and Sections, prepared by their Surveyor, of certain Private Street Works to be executed in the Street known as "Rod Lion Lane." Little Sutton, within the District of the said Council, and the Estimates of the probable expenses of such Works and the provisional apportionment of such estimated ex- penses, also prepared by the Surveyor. AND WHEREAS certain Owners of Premises included in the said provisional apportionment have. by notice in writing, objected to the pro- posals of the said Council. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Court of Summary Jurisdiction for the Hundred of Wirral in the County of Chester has appointed THURSDAY, the 28th dav of JANUARY. 1904, at the hour of HALF-PAST TEN O'CLOCK in the Forenoon, at the COUNTY POLICE COURT, TOWN HALL. BRANDON STREET, BIRKEN- HEAD. for determining the matter of such objections. Dated this 6th day of January, 1904. WILLIAM HENRY CHURTON. Clerk to the Highways Committee of the above Council. Eastgate Buildings, Chester. I ,,l U PERFECT SIGHT, A MATTER OF FORESIGHT. Many cases of Eye trouble are averted by early application of proper lenses. Present neglect means future trouble. Eyesight tested and all information willingly given by H. C. HOUGHTON, (OPTOLOGIST), EYESIGHT SPECIALIST (late Manager for Wood, Abrahams, Liverpool and Manchester), 23, EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER. (Look for the hanging Spectacles.) REPAIRS DONE CHEAPLY AND PROMPTLY. THE "CHANCELLOR" CAFE CHESTER. NgAHLY OPPOSITE ROYALTY THEATRE. TEA AND COFFEE, ALE AND STOUT, Melton Mowbray Pies, hot and cold. Grilled Chops and Steaks. Bovril, Sandwiches. OPEN AFTER THE THEATRE. Beds 1/6. Open on Sundays at 4o'clock. Chocolates. PUBLIC NOTICES. 4 CHESTER GENERAL INFIRMARY. \.j — NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Governors will be held in the- TOWN HALL (by kind permission of the Mayor), on TUESDAY, JANUARY 26TH, 1904, at Twelve o'clock noon. AGENDA: I.-To receive the Statement of the Annual Accounts for 1903. the Auditors' Report thereon, and the Report of the Board of Management; 2.—To elect a President for the year 3.—To elect three Honorary Auditors 4.—To elect Governors on the Board of Manage- ment- The one-third in number of the Members who retire according to Rule 32 are :— County Govei-itors-Lord Arthur Grosvenor, Mr. Charles Threlfall, and Mr. R. 0 Orton. City Governors—Mr. J. R. Thomson, Mr. W. F. J. Shepheard, Mr. Edward H. Thomas, and Major-General Adair, who does not seek re-election. The other members are all eligible for re-election. To fill vacancies caused by the death of Major Bryan Johnson and the retirement of Major- General Adair. The name of any Governor not already a member of the Board proposed to be nominated under Rule 32 must be sent in writing to the Secretary seven clear days before the day of election. By Order of the Board of Management, F. J. WARMSLEY, Secretary. Board Room, January 5th, 1904. THE CHESTER UNITED GAS COMPANY. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Seventy first ORDINARY GENERAL MEETING of the Chester United Gas Company will be held at the Company's Offices, Cuppin- street, Chester, on MONDAY, the 8th day of Feb- ruary, 1904, at Noon, for the transaction of the general business of the Company. NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that the Transfer Books of the Company will be Closed from the 26th day of January instant, until the said 8th day of February next, both dates inclusive. Dated this 4th day of January, 1904. JOHN GAMON, Chairman. JAMES PYE, Secretary. THOMAS HENSHAW, DECEASED. ALL Persons having CLAIMS against the AEstate of the late THOMAS HENSHAW, of The Hollies," Liverpool-road, Chester, are re- quested to send particulars to us, the undersigned, at once. GAMON, FARMER & CO., Solicitors to the Executors, St. Werburgh-street, Chester. Re HENRY ARTHUR CLEGG, DECEASED. ALL Persons having CLAIMS against the Estate of HENRY ARTHUR CLEGG, of "Coniston," Newton, and of Brook-street, Chester, Stonemason, who died on the 30th December last, are requested to send in the same to us, the under- signed, on or before the 16th inst. The Business of the Deceased will, for the present, be carried on by his Executors. Dated the 6th day of January, 1904. POTTS, POTTS & GARDNER, Northgate House, Chester. WHEELER & WILSON TV'EW D 9 SEWING MACHINE NFor Family Use and Dressmaking is superior to all other makes. NOISELESS, SPEEDY, SIMPLE & DURABLE. Cash, or Easy Payments. Price List Post Free. FREE TRIAL ALLOWED. 61, BOLD STREET, LIVERPOOL. CHOICE CUT FLOWERS AND DECORATIVE PLANTS. PRICES MODERATE. I ￼ EASTGATE ￼ D ICKSONS, STREET, HESTER IT AIR C OMBI N G-S H A I ADEP?2!RZ.I G S COVERLETTE I TAILS OF 1 FROM HAIR FRAMES, PURE 1 From 3/6 each. HAIR, J 5/6 T. SEALES BROWN, 3. LEECE-ST. (CAR STATION), LIVERPOOL. 30, BOUGHTON, CHESTER. I beg to intimate that I have commenced Business m at the above address as HOUSE, SIGN, & FURNITURE PAINTER, PAPER-HANGER AND DECORATOR. A practical experience of IS years in all branches of the trade enables me with confidence to solicit your favours, which, if entrusted to me, will receive my most careful attention, coupled with skill, good workmanship, and reasonable charges. ARTHUR B. PRIDDEY. THE CHESTER & NORTH WALES JL PERMANENT INVESTMENT BENEFIT BUILDING SOCIETY. TO BUYERS OF PROPERTY OR PERSONS DESIROUS OF BUILDING. The above Society makes ADVANCES to enable persons TO BUILD HOUSES OR TO PURCHASE PROPERTY. THE SCALE OF REPAYMENTS HAS BEEN CONSIDERABLY REDUCED, SO THAT THE INTEREST PAYABLE IS LESS THAN FOR- MERLY, and is charged only on the actual monthly balance remaining due. Prospectuses and Forms of Application for Advances may be obtained from the Secretaries. TO INVESTORS. Persons desirous of becoming Investing Share- holders may take up Shares at any time. PAYMENTS—2s. 6d. per Share per Month, until the Shares are paid up ( £ 25 each). INTEREST—3 J per cent. per annum allowed. BONDS divided between Borrowing and Investing Shareholders yearly, in cash. Money received on Deposit at 74 per Cent. Interest, subject to one month's notice.—Apply to J. DODD, 16, Corn Exchange Chambers, Chester, S333 Secretary. EDUCATIONAL. THE KING'S SCHOOL, CHESTER. HEAD MASTER REV. J. T. DAVIES, M.A. NEXT TERM begins MONDAY, January 18th, 1904, at 9 a.m. Candidates for entrance attend at 11 o'clock. For prospectus apply to the Clerk, Mr. F. B. MASON, St. Werburgh-street, Chester. Boarders taken by the Rev. J. R. FULLER. The Head Master will attend at the School on SATURDAY, January 16th, from 11 to 12 0 clock, I to interview parents. ARNOLD HOUSE SCHOOL, jCJL CHESTER. A SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR BOYS. HEAD MASTER REV. A. H. FISH, B.A., B.Sc. The NEXT TERM will begin on TUESDAY, January 19th, 1904. Boarders are taken by the Head Master and Second Master. The School Buildings, Sanitation, Staff, and Curriculum have been inspected under the Board of Education, a copyef whose Report may be seen at the School. sJCHOOL OF COMMERCE. CHESTER.- 1 SCHOOL DUTIES RESUMED, MONDAY, January 18th, 1904. 83Cil THE QUEEN'S SCHOOL, CHESTER. HEAD MISTRESS MISS BEATRICE CLAY, B.A. (Lond.) NEXT TERM commences WEDNESDAY, January 20th. Prospectuses and forms of application may be obtained at the School or from Mr. MASON, 9, St. Werburgh-street. The Head Mistress will be at home to parents on Tuesday, January 19th. fss MARY MACDONALD, A.R.C.M. Foundation Scholar and Associate of the Royal College of Music, London, gives PIANO- FORTE LESSONS.-3, Abbey-square, Chester. AMPTON LODGE, 12. LIVERPOOL- ROAD, CHESTER.—Preparatory Day and Boarding School for Boys and Kindergarten. The NEXT TERM will begin WEDNESDAY, 13th January. QCHOOL FOR GIRLS, THE BARS.- O Principal: Miss LEATON. Visiting Masters for German, Book-keeping, Mathematics, and Elocution. Kindergarten for children under seven. NEXT TERM commences January 19th. 8308 RI PHE MISSES SERJEANT, 24, Duke- t street, will RESUME SCHOOL DUTIES on MONDAY, January 11th. THE ELMS, FLOOKERSBROOK, CHESTER. JL Preparatory and Finishing SCHOOL for GIRLS. English and foreign resident governesses. Professors attend for accomplishments. Principal: Miss NEVILLE. 7355 OA HOUGH GREEN. CHESTER. NEXT ?)??, TERM begins TUESDAY, January 19th. Prospectus. Miss SALMON. 8340 MISS ROSA CARTWRIGHT (Certifi cated South Kensington) gives Lessons in DRAWING and PAINTING. Also ELOCU- TION (studied at Garcia's Lyric and Dramatic School, London).—11, Vicarage-road, Hoole. 8315 M USIC.-MR. A. ARMSTRONG, A.C.V., is open for ENGAGEMENTS on the Violin or Violoncello. Has vacancies for Pupils. —For terms apply 19A, Crane-street, Chester. 8264 MR. BRUNO, Teacher of Banjo, Guitar, Mandoline, Mandola; also Violin and Viola for orchestral playing.—Studio, 7, Eastgate Walls, Chester. Terms Ten lessons from 10s. 6d. Home lessons by arrangement. 8335 R. and MRS. PARKER are open for -i?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 ANCING. Mesdames EDWARDS and MAJOR'S Senior Class will re-assemble at the Holborn Assembly Rooms, on TUESDAY, January 12th. The Junior Class at the Newgate Assembly Rooms on SATURDAY, January 16th. The Annual Assembly will take place at the HOLBORN on WEDNESDAY, January 27th. Private lessons and private classes by arrangement.—For particulars apply to Mr. Chapman, Bookseller, 8, St. Werburgh-street, Chester. E. 1)AL&S P I ANOFORTE* ROOMS, 51, BRIDGE-STREET ROW, CHESTER. PROFESSORS attend for LESSONS as below :— MONDAY. VIOLIN.-Herr W. BAUERKELLER (Manchester). 'CELLO.—MR. H. SMITH (Manchester). 1 WEDNESDAY.. SINGING AND PIANOFORTE. — Madame f DOUGLAS-ADAMS. THURSDAY. PIATNOFORTE AND SINGING. Madame DOUGLAS-ADAMS. FRIDAY. VOICE PRODUCTION, SINGING. Mr. ERNEST YOUNG. For terms apply to E. DALE. CHESTER SCHOOL OF SCIENCE I AND ART. The different Departments RESUMED Work as follows:— AT THE GROSVENOR MUSEUM. The Evening Science, Technical, and Commercial Classes and Art School Re-opened on MONDAY, 4tli January. DOMESTIC DEPARTMENT, CASTLE-ST. These Classes Re commenced on MONDAY' January 4tli. The Evening Continuation School for Boys will Re-open at St. John's School, Vicar's-lane, on MONDAY, 11th January. Further particulars may be obtained from JOHN DODD, Clerk to Governing Body. 16, Corn Exchange Chambers. TECHNICAL DAY SCHOOL., 1 GROSVENOR MUSEUM. FEES £1 13s. 4d. per term for boys residing within the city j63 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, Mr. JOHN A. MCMICHAEL, B.A B.Sc. or JOHN DODD, Clerk to Governing Body. 16, Corn Exchange Chambers. CHESTER SCHOOL OF ART GROSVENOR MUSEUM. HEADMASTER W. G. SCHRODER. THE SCHOOL RE-OPENED 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. Sketchmg, from Nature, Landscape. Practical Class for Painters & Decorators. TEACHER: MR. 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. 16, Corn Exchange Chambers. RjI CHARD GREAT ANNUAL SALE. TO-DAY. TO-DAY. SATURDAY JANUARY 9, 1904. ENORMOUS REDUCTIONS IN DRAPERY & FURNISHING GOODS. CALL OR SEND FOR CATALOGUE. KICHARD JONES & CO. LD., BRIDGE STREET AND EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER. CLEARANCE SALE AT W. T. WILLIAMS'S. £ GREAT BARGAINS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS STOCK MUST BE CLEARED, REGARDLESS OF COST, To make room for extensive alterations. 33, FOREGATE STREET, CHESTER. ANNUAL SALE. H F. THOMAS, LATE LAMONT & SON, CABINET MAKER, UPHOLSTERER, AND CARPET FACTOR, Begs to announce that prior to STOCK-TAKING, the whole of his Stock will be offered AT GrKEATLY REDUCED PRICES. EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER. SALE! SALE!! SALE! T. G. BURRELL'S GREAT ANNUAL CLOTHING SALE, FOR THREE WEEKS ONLY, commencing SATURDAY, JANUARY 9. BOYS' YOUTHS' & MEN'S OVERCOATS New Up-to-date Goods at Less than Cost Price, to effect a Clearance. ASK TO SEE OUR MEN'S RAINPROOF OVERCOATS. 17/11 Usual price, 21/0 I 23/11 Usual price, 27/6 21/11 25/6 1 25/11 „ 30/- Special Lines in Little Boys' Fancy Howe Overcoats. 4/11 Usual price, 6/6 I 6/6 Usual price, 8/11 5/6 „ 6/11 7/6 „ 10/6 Extra Bargains in Boys' Chester Overcoats (For Boys from 5 to 12 years of age). 6/6 Usual price, 7/11 I 8/6 Usual price, 9/11 7/6 „ 8/11 9/11 „ 12/6 YOUTHS' OVERCOATS. 8/6 Usual price, 10/6 I 13/11 Usual price, 17/6 11/6 „ 14/6 1 11/6 (Rainproof), usual price, 14/6 PLEASE SEE WINDOWS FOR REDUCTIONS IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS. T. G. BURRELL. 117, FOREGATE STREET, CHESTER SEASON 1903. EDWIN LLOYD, CENTRAL SUPPLY STORES, 13, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER, Is now receiving DAILY SUPPLIES of the CELEBRATED SCOTCH HADDOCK, I 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 PROMPT. TELEPHONE 251. APPLETON'S STOCK-TAKING CLEARANCE SALE. This Day (Saturday) & following Days. Extraordinary Bargains in all Departments. BARGAINS IN MILLINERY, MILLINERY MATERIALS. BARGAINS IN FEATHERS, FLOWERS, &c. BARGAINS ix COSTUMES, COATS AND SKIRTS. BARGAINS IN SILKS, SATINS, &c. BARGAINS IN DRESS MATERIALS, TWEEDS, CLOTHS, SERGES. BARGAINS IN GLOVES, LACES, RIBBONS, UMBRELLAS. BARGAINS IN LACE COLLARS, TIES, STOLES. BARGAINS IN HOSIERY, WOOLLEN UNDER- CLOTHING, &c. PURS. FURS. FURS. The whole of the extensive htoek of FURS, con'prisin?— COLLARS, TIES, STOLES, MUFFS, &c., Have been reduced to such prices that must effect a speedy clearance, and presents an opportunity of securing reliable Furs at the most moderate cost possible. ApPLETONS STOCK-TAKING SALE, BRIDGE-ST. ROW, CHESTER. TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL kTOCK-TAKING SALE. W. E. LINDOP WILL COMMENCE HIS GENUINE REDUCTION SALE ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 16TH, 1904, TO CONTINUE UNTIL THE END OF THE MONTH. The Entire Stock will be re-marked in plain figures, II and the Reduction will be from 15 to 25 per cent off the usual price. Ladies' Black and Coloured JACKETS, 8,11 to 49, G. Ladies' Golf CAPES, 13¡6 to 39,6. English Tailor-made COSTUMES, 19,6 to 70/ Ladies' Costume SKIRTS, Black and Coloured, 4,11 to 39 6. Ladies' Ivory Japanese Silk SHIRTS, 4/11, 5,li, 6/11, 7/11 to 25 6. Dress LENGTHS, all wool, new goods, 8/11, 10,6, 11 6, 12/6 the full dress length. CREPE-DE-CHINE, all shades, evening wear, ￼ es, evening v,7ear, 261 yard. Silk POPLINS, all shades, evening wear, 3,9. NUN'S CLOTH, all shades, evening wear, 1/4. FANCY NETS, CHIFFONS, &c., for Evening Wear, Half-price. Caracul Fur NECKLETS, 8,6, 10/11, 12/6, 13 6 to 39/6. Real Japanese Sable NECKLETS, 29/6, 35/6, 49/6, 53/ Real Stone and Beau Martin Long Fur NECK- LETS, 39; 6 LACES, FANS, GLOVES. Immense Variety of Blouse LENGTHS, 1 ;6i-, 1;111, 2/3, 2/6 to 5/11. DRESSMAKING-Perfect Fit, Newest Styles. I W. E. LDsDOP, Eastgate Row, Chester. I. E. EWEN, HOSIER, GLOVER, & SHIRTMAKER. THE ANNUAL SALE OF BARGAINS WILL COMMENCE To-Day (Saturday), Jan. 9th. BRIDGE ST. ROW, CHESTER. SPECIAL SALE OF STOCK AT VERY REDUCED PRICES, COMMENCING TO-DAY (SATURDAY), JANUARY 9TH FOR FOURTEEN DAYS. AN EARLY INSPECTION OF SAME IS RESPECTFULLY INVITED. AT W. H. CORLETT'S ESTABLISHMENTS, THE EASTGATE AND EASTGATE-ST., CHESTER. STOCK TAKING SALE, ALL GOODS ARE GREATLY REDUCED TO EFFECT A CLEARANCE, TO MAKE ROOM FOR SPRING STOCK. C. D. JONES, THE BABY LINEN STORES, 53, FOREGATE STREET. CHESTER. 275- RATS FOUND DEAD. MB. REID. Professional Kat Catcher, writes from ,l.i, C.tl., N.B. A Few Hours after Usi?? Rodine Rat Poison I f?und 275 Rats. I have been a Rat Catcher for 45 Years, and never saw anything so deadly." RATR LIK-E IT, EAT IT, & DIE. PRICE-6d., Is., 2s.. 3s, 5.; Post, 2d.Hi.RLKY Chemist. Perth. I AGENTS—Cheers & Hopley, Chemists, Chester. YOU CAN SECURE AN IMPORTANT SAVING WHEN FURNISHING By TAKING ADVANTAGE of the REMARKABLY LOW PRICES AT T^TAATTPTPT) COMPLETE FURNISHING STORES, I THE j_J??/? JujLjJL 9 ? ? BOLD-ST., LIVERPOOL. FREE DELIVERY OVER 40/- Send for large Illustrated Catalogues Free. An Event of Importance of which you should take every advantage now progressing. DENSONS' ANNUAL WINTER SALE CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE IONTH UNTIL JANUARY 30TH, AT 9,11 & 13, NORTHGATE ROW, I CHESTER. WE Buy RHiHT AND CAN'T HELP SELLING RIGHT. EXTRAORDINARY SILK BARGAINS. DENhONb have never before been enabled to place such BARGAINS in Silk to the Ladie" of Chester, as they are this year. We have had such a vast amount of rainy weather right through the Spring and Summer, it has left big stocks, and manufacturers are coming daily with Silks at begging prices. There is a full range of FANCY SILKS of every description, positively going at Is. per yard. DON'T MISS THIS CHANCE, 2,000 yards of PURE WHITE JAPANESE SILK, first choice, 22in. at lo-d" iiu. 13, 36in. l/Si. As space will not allow us to particularise these goods, we mention the following makes at prices I to suit :-LOUISINE¡ IM., all colours j GLACES, 1i9. all colours; PONGEES, Hid., all colours JAPANESE, all colours, 1/2; PAILLETTES, 1,1111 NATTE, 11H, all colours SATIN, 1/3, few all colours, and end- less other makes; BRIGHT PONGEE, 5^d., all colours. Special line in BLACK UNTEARABLE STAND ALONE RUSTLING GLACE SILK you can- not split it or tear it, and that first meets the wants of everybody; our price during Sale, per yard. 80 very pretty BLOUSE LENGTHS, all clean goods, in stylish French designs, will be marked specially low to effect a clearance. DON'T WAIT TILL YOU'RE IX NEED OF THESE—COME NOW The Mightiest Sale of a Decade. COSTUMES. MANTLES, JACKETS, RAINCOATS. In the above Departments we have a Magnificent Stock of READY-MADE GARMENTS in all the-Newest Shades and Materials, which we intend to clear at Very fow Prices, regardless of cost, to enable us to make room for our Spring Goods. LADIES' TWEED COSTUMES, in Grey, Navy. Green, and' Fawn, .with Basque, Strapped Silk, lined through, Sale price, 18/11 usual price, 25/ TIGHT-FITTING COSTUMES, in Black and Navy, prices, 10/11, 18/11, 21/ THREE QUARTER SACQUE COAT, a. speciality, splendidly finished, English Tailor- made, from 7/11. LADIES' GOLF CAPES, in great variety, Sale price, 10/6 usual price, 14 9. We are offering Special Bargains in BLACK CLOTH CAPES, suitable for MOURNING. PLAIN BLACK CLOTH CAPES, from 10/11, 14/6, 19/11. BLACK CLOTH, TRIMMED SILK BRAID from 12/11, 14/6, 16/11. SPECIAL SAMPLE SILK CAPES, lined Satin. trimmed Fur, Sale price, 32-. JACKETS, JACKETS. We have a very big assortment of these garments in Black, Fawn, and Grey, with small Shoulder Capes and Bell Shaped Sleeve, Strapped Silk or Plain. We have reduced all these garments. Sale price, 6/11; usual price, 12/11. LOWNESS OF PRICE IS A POWERFUL, MAGNET. MILLINERY DEPARTMENT. We ask for your special attention to our Millinery Department, in which we shall offer a choice selection of TRIMMED and UNTRIMMED HATS, TOQUES, and BONNETS, at half the usual cost. WHITE FELTS, from llid. to 4/11. UNTRIMMED FELTS, in all shades, from112d. to 3/11. SEMI-TRIMMED FELTS, smart shapes, from 1:6 to 4 11. WOOL TAMS, in great variety, from 8-}d. to 11H. ,i d to LADIES' DRESS CAPS, from 6id. to 3/6. A few JERSEY CAPS, to clear from 4-d. MAN-O'-WAR CAPS, from lOid. to 1/6. BLACK STRAWS at reduced prices. COLOURED SILK VELVETS, to clear from 1/6. BLACK, from 1/lli to 6/11. BIRDS, FEATHERS, FLOWERS, ORNAMENTS, And all Millinery Trimmings must be cleared iti any cost, to make room for our New Spring Goods. They are a credit for you to wear—for us to sell. Thousands of Purse-wise Shoppers are Visiting this Sale Daily. DENSONS, 9,11 & 13, NORTHGATE ROW CHESTER. ASTON's. "-N T 0 N BEDSTEADS & BEDDING IN GREAT VARIETY ASTOFs. 14, WATERGATE STREET. AT LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES. 14, WATERGATE STREET.