TELEPHONE 222. ESTABLISHED 1815. -SPECTACLES ? ? 4. FOR ALL SIGHTS, EYEGLASSES/ FAOT R AALLL L PSRIIGCFErSr.S, Greatest care and attention in Suiting. FIELD & OPERA GLASSES, BAROMETERS, &C. J. D. SIDDALL, OPTICIAN TO THE INFIRMARY, THE CROSS, 4, BRIDGE ST., CHESTER. UMBRELLAS & Walkinar Sticks. LANTERNS AND SLIDES ON SALE OR HIRE. OXYGEN ALWAYS IN STOCK. REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS.
OLD SCOTCH & I llTH WHISKIES OF THE FINEST QUALITY OBTAINABLE. THOS- WELSBY& CO WINE MERCHANTS, BRIDGE STREET. CHESTER. —
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS. JJOYALTY THEATRE, CHESTER. BOXING DAY, TUESDAY, DEC. 26TH, AT 2 AND 7-30 P.M., GRAND PRODUCTION OF THE CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME, DICK WHITTINGTON. COMPANY, CHORUS AND BAND OF SIXTY PERFORMERS. DAY PERFORMANCES Every Wednesday and Saturday at 2 p.m., when Children are admitted Half-price. COLLINS' GRAND FANCY FAIR, TO BE HELD ON THE CATTLE MARKET, CHESTER, COMMENCING TO-DAY (SATURDAY), DEC. 23, AND CONTINUE DURING CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS. COLLINS' JUMPING HORSES (BY ROYAL LETTERS PATENT). AMERICAN SWINGS. SHOOTING GALLERIES. BOTTLE SHOOTERS. COCOA NUT SHEETS. DOLL STALLS, AND A VARIETY OF OLD ENGLISH SPORTS, TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION. SEVENTEENTH CHRISTMAS EISTEDDFOD MUSIC HALL, CHESTER, On TUESDAY NEXT, DEC. 26TH, 1905. GRAND CHORAL CONTESTS (ELEVEN CHOIRS). ARTISTES MISS MAGGIE DAVIES (Soprano). MISS KATHARINE JONES (Contralto). MR. THOMAS THOMAS (Tenor). MR. MENRIG JAMES (Baritone). Accompanist: MISS R. A. EVANS. Doors open at 1-30 and 6-30. Meetings commence promptly at 2 and 7. PRICES OF ADMISSION :-Afternoon, 2/6, 2/ Is. 6d. and 1/ Evening, 3/6, 2/6, 2/ 1, Plan of Hall at Mr. A. RICHARDSON'S, 43, Bridge- street Row. Progamme and Book of Words, 2d. by post, 2d. D. REES EVANS, Hon. Sec., Chester House, Chester. MUSIC HALL, CHESTER. FRIDAY, JANUARY 5TH, 1906, AT 3 O'CLOCK. MRS. BEERBOHM TREE WILL APPEAR IN THE FORUM SCENE JULIUS CAESAR." Trot ehjaey-WAiiKlNli SCKN THE TRIAL SCENE THE MERCHANT OF VENICE." THE MAD SCENE. HAMLET." SCENE FROM THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL," etc., etc. PRICES: 5/ 3/ 2/ 1/6 & 1/ PLAN at Messrs. PHILLIPSON & GOLDER'S, East- gate Row. PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT. MUSIC HALL, CHESTER. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST & 2ND. AMATEUR PERFORMANCES OF "ARE YOU A MASON." BY THE CHESTER AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY. (Under the direction of Mr. F. FLANAGAN). IN AID OF THE CHESTER HORSE AMBULANCE FUND. Plans open on January 1st, at Messrs. PHILLIPSON & GOLDER, Eastgate Row. THE WINTER ASSEMBLY WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE GROSVEOR HOTEL, ON THURSDAY, the 4th day of JAN., 1906. EYTON'S BAND. Dancing to commence at 9-30 p.m. Grosvenor Hotel, 14th December, 1905. D A N C IN G. THE CESTRIAN QUADRILLE PARTY Twill hold a DANCE on BANK HOLIDAY, 26th December, 1905. Dancing from 8 to 2 a.m. TICKETS :—Ladies, Is 6d.; Gents, 2s. HULL AND BKNYON'S BAND. CHESTER jJNITED QAS CO. GAS. EIRES. A Large Variety of THIS SEASONS FIRES, in the most ARTISTIC DESIGNS, NOW ON VIEW at the NEW SHOWROOMS, CUPPIN STREET. All Fires quoted FIXED FREE, And can be supplied ON HIRE (Three Years' Hire and Purchase System). SHOP STOVES. SPECIALITIES FROM 2/- PER QUARTER. In the NEW SHOWROOMS may be seen an entirely New and Varied SELECTION of CHANDELIERS, PENDANTS. BRACKETS, &c. The Company undertake INTERNAL GAS FITTINGS and employ a THOROUGHLY COMPETENT STAFF OF GASFITTERS. Incandescent Gas Light IS THE Cheapest Artificial Light. MAINTENANCE OF INCANDESCENT GAS BURNERS Undertaken by the Company. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS. A Present that is appreciated, is a pleasure to the g iver. Solid Gold, Rolled Gold, Nickel and Steel Frames, fitted with provisional pebbles, for presents, the sight tested afterwards without farther charge. Patent Barographs, Barometers, Pocket Aneroids, Fancy Thermometers, Field and Opera Glasses kept in stock. H. C. HOUGHTON, B.O.A. LATE MANAGER FOR WOOD, ABRAHAMS, Liverpool and Manchester (OPTOLOGIST), TEL. No. 21Y3. EYESIGHT AND SPECTACLE SPECIALIST, 23, Eastgate Street, Chester. REPAIRS done on the premises cheaply & promptly. NOTE.—No travelling dealer employed. REMOVALS. ALLAN MORRIS & CO. 15, GODSTALL CHAMBERS (LATE 5, ST. WERBURGH'S MOUNT), CHESTER. LOWEST RATES. EXPERIENCED PACKERS. ESTIMATES FREE. TEL. 204. PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS. CHESTER GENERAL INFIRMARY. President for the Year HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WESTMINSTER. Chairman of the Board of Management = COLONEL E. EVANS-LLOYD. ANNUAL CHARITY BALL, AT THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, ON TUESDAY, THE 2ND JANUARY, 1906. PATRON: The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Chester (Robert Lamb, Esq.) In addition to the list previously published, the following ladies have kindly consented to become PATRONESSES Her Grace Katharine Duchess of Westminster Mrs. Elliott. 24, Nicholas-street, Chester Mrs. Grandidge, The Grange, Hoole-road Mrs. G. H. Reynolds, Dormy, Liverpool-road STEWARDS. Lord Arthur Grosvenor I H. Barnston, Esq. A. L. Birch. Esq. A. PitcairnCampbell,Esq I T. Gibbons Frost, Esq. I J. G. Frost, Esq., J.P. I A. G. Hamilton, Esq. Reginald Potts. Esa. R. W. Shand, Eaq. E. W. Swetenham, Esq. Capt. Bryan Stapylton J. G. Taylor, Esq., M.A., MD. C. Tomkinson, Esq. Capt. J. W. Sandilands, D.S.O. H. C. Dickson, Esq. MR. GEO. EYTON'S (Liverpool) BAND. DANCING from 9.30 p.m. t0 2 30 a. in. TICKETS—Ladies' 10/ Gentlemen's 12/6. An extra charge of 1/- will be made on each Ticket taken after 31st December, 1905. To be had at the GROSVENOR HOTEL, the QUEEN HOTEL, the BLOSSOMS HOTEL Messrs. PHILLIPSON and GOLDER'S, Messrs. MINSHULL and MEESON'S, and Mr. ARTHUR BLAYNEY'S, Booksellers. QHESTER VOLUNTEER BALL. The ANNUAL BALL will take place at the GROSVENOR HOTEL, on TUESDAY, the 16th of JANUARY, 1906. Dancing to commence at Nine o'clock. Lady's Ticket, 10/ Gentleman's Ticket, 12/6; may be obtained from Messrs. PHILLIPSON and GOLDER, MINSHULL & MEESON. and A. BLAYNEY. Donations will be received by E. D. DIOKSON, Lieut. 2nd V.B.C.R., Drill Hall. Chester. YPTLFORD N. LLOYD, Col. 1st Ches. R.G. Artillery (V's). A. HERVEY TALBOT, Lt. -Col. 2nd (Earl of Chester's) V.B. Ches. Regt. CHESTER AND DISTRICT CAGE BIRDS FANCIERS' SOCIETY. FIRST ANNUAL SHOW OF CANARIES, MULES. BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIRDS, At the ASSEMBLY ROOM, NEWGATE-ST., CHESTER, ON TUESDAY NEXT, DEC. 26TH. Three Classes for Residents in Chester. ADMISSION 1 to 3, 6d.; afterwards, 3d. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. QHRISTLETON gHOW, 1 9 0 6, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 22ND. PUBLIC NOTICES. ST. FRANCIS' CHURCH, GROSVENOR STREET, CHESTER. ADVENT SERMONS ON MISUNDERSTOOD CATHOLIC TEACHING BY THE VERY REV. FR. RUDOLPH, O.S.F.C. SUNDAY EVENING. December 24th, DO WE WORSHIP IMAGES ? TARVIN UNION. ￼ the undersigned, HEREBY GIVE NOTICE I that the AUDIT OF THE ACCOUNTS of the said Union for the half-year ended on or about the 29th day of September, 1905, and of the several parishes therein for the half-year ended the 30th day of September, will commence at the Board Room of the Guardians ot the Poor of the said Union at Crypt Chambers, Chester, on TUESDAY, the 16th day of January, 1906, at 9-30 o'clock in the forenoon. Dated this 21st day of December, 1905. (Signed) FRED. M. ADAMS, District Auditor of the Cheshire Audit District. TARVIN RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. NOTICE OF AUDIT. NOTICE IS HEREBY G IVE, that the NAUI?IT of the ACCOUNTS of the Tarvin Rural District Council for the half-year ended the 30th September, 1905. will be commenced at CRYPT CHAMBERS, CHESTER, on TUES- DAY, the Sixteenth January, 1906, at 9.45 a.m. The Accounts of the said Council for the period above-named will be deposited at Crypt Chambers, Chester, on the 9th January, 1906, and will there be open to the inspection of all persons interested, between the hours of 10 o'clock a m. and 3 o'clock p.m. until the day appointed for the commencement of the Audit. Dated this 22nd day of December, 15)05. H. GRANT BAILEY, Clerk to the Council. Crypt Chambers, Chester. COUNTY OF CHESTER, TO WIT. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that il the next GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS of the Peace for the COUNTY OF CHESTER will be holden at the CASTLE OF CHESTER, in and for the said County, on MONDAY, the 1st day of January, 1906, at half-past Eleven o'clock in the forenoon, when the Grand .Jury will be empannelled. The hearing of all Appeals arising within the Hundreds of Broxton, Eddisbury. Nantwich, and Wirral, forming the Chester District, and the trials of all prisoners committed from such Hundreds, i will take place at such Sessions. The Grand and I Petty Jury for the Chester District must be in attendance at the Castle of Chester, at the opening of the Court on MONDAY, the 1st day of January, lUOti, at naif-past Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon. THE Court will be Adjourned to the Court House, Knutsford, on WEDNESDAY, the 3rd day of January, 1906, at Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon. The hearing of all Appeals arising within the Hundreds of Bucklow, Macclesfield, and Northwich, forming the Knutsford District, and the trials of all j prisoners committed from the last-mentioned Hundreds will take place at such Adjourned Sessions. The Grand and Petty Jury for the Knutstord District must be in attendance at the Court House. Knutsford, at the opening of the Court on WEDNESDAY, the 3rd day of January, 1906 at Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon. I; REGINALD POTTS, Clerk of the Peace for the County of Chester. Chester, 11th December. 1905. HEWITTS FOR SCHOOL BOOTS. I Telephone: No. 37. Telegrams: "Holland's, Chester." CONFECTIONERS & WEDDING CAKE MAKERS BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT TO HIS MAJESTY HER LATE THE MAJESTY QUEEN KING. VICTORIA. BOLLAND'S EASTGATE ROW. CHESTER. SPECIAL SHOWROOM NOW OPEN. ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW OF CHRISTMAS CAKES, TWELFTH NIGHT CAKES. SPECIAL DECORATION. FRENCH & ENGLISH NOVELTIES. COSAQUES, in endless variety, from 6d. per Box. SPECIAL.—GIANT COSAQUES. containing Assorted Toys. SANTA CLAUS STOCKINGS, from 6d. to Two Guineas. PARISIAN NOVELTIES. JJANDSOME BOXES CRYSTALLISED FRUITS, &e. SPECIALITIES. CHRISTMAS PLUM PUDDING. READY BOILED FROM 2s. EACH. I JJOLLAND'S CELEBRATED MINCEMEAT. ￼ HEADS, BONED & TRUFFLED TURKEYS, GAME PIES, BOARS' HEADS, PHEASANTS, PRESSED BEEF, JELLIES, ICE. TURTLE SOUP, MADE FROM FRESH TURTLE, Thick or Clear. Highly Recommended for Invalids. JpETIT FOURS, PETIT GATEAUX, for AFTERNOON TEA, RECEPTIONS, &e. BALLS, RECEPTIONS, CONVERSAZIONES, &c., &c., for All Parts JD of the Country on Moderate Terms. Estimates Free. WIN ES. Small Bottles of CHAMPAGNE, suitable for Invalids. JJIRE OF PLATE, GLASS, CHINA, WAITERS, COOKS. ORDERS PROMPTLY EXECUTED & DESPATCHED BY RETURN. PRICE LIST FREE BY POST ON APPLICATION, ALSO WINE LIST. R. BOLLAND & SONS, Ltd., Chester. PUBLIC NOTICES. CITY & COUNTY BOROUGH OF- CHESTER. PRESENTATION TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFUL THE MAYOR (ALDERMAN ROBERT LAMB), SUBSCRIPTIONS. Amount previously advertised .£124 18 0 The following additional subscriptions have been promised ? ￼ d. J? S. d. Mr. R. H. Egginton i 110 R. Bolland & Sons, Ltd 110 Richard Jones & Co., Ltd 1 1 0 Mr. Edward Lloyd 110 Mr. W. H. Nightingale 110 Mr. James M. Graham 1 1 0 Mr. W. F. Lowe 110 The Birkenhead Brewery Co., per Mr. F. Coveney 1 1 0 Butt & Co.. Ltd 110 Mr. T. L. Wilkinson 1 1 0 Mr. Saml. Coppack 1 1 0 Mr. A. E. Caldecutt 1 1 0 Mr. William Williams 110 Mr. A. Wolfenden 1 1 0 Mr. George Barbour 1 1 0 Mr. Walter Bithell 110 Dr. G. A. Kenyon 110 Archdeacon Barber 110 Mr. J. Bairstow 110 Mr. J. M. Hawkins 110 Mr. Frank Segar 110 Mr. Bolland 1 1 0 Mr. F. Bolland 110 Major J. MacGillycuddy 110 Mr. Andrew Storrar 1 1 0 Mr. S. J. R. Dickson 110 Mr. R. Farmer 1 1 0 Mr. J. N. Bennett 1 1 0 Mr. J. Simon 110 Mr. F. L. Roberts 1 1 0 Mr. W. Shone 110 Dr. William Lees 1 1 0 Miss Kelsall 1 1 0 Mr. T. Cann Hughes 110 Mr. James C. Bate 110 Mr. James M. B. Mowle 110 Mr. Reginald Potts 1 1 0 Messrs. Ezra Johnson & Sons 110 Mr. G. H. Rogerson 1 ] 0 Mr. Francis Downes 1 1 0 Messrs. McLellan Bros 1 1 0 Mr. C. Coppack 1 1 0 Mr. E. Owen Roberts 110 Mr. Hy. Taylor 1 1 0 Mrs. Grandidge 110 Rev. A. H. Fish 1 1 0 Mr. and Mrs. T. Harris. 1 1 0 Mr. J. Percival Gamon 110 Mr. H. C. Houghton 110 Mr. Douglas Dobie 1 1 0 Mr. W. R. Smith 110 Mr. Geo. Barlow 1 1 0 Mr. H. A. Parr 110 Mr. Chas. Millington 1 1 0 Mr. R. B. Dixon 110 Dr. F. J. Butt 110 Mr. W. T. Marshall 1 1 0 Mr. John Thompson 110 Mr. Jas. Williams, Hough Green 1 1 0 Mr. S. H. Holme 110 Mr. T. A. Beckett 110 Mr. F. J. Warmsley 1 1 0 Dr. R. R. Wright 1 1 0 Mr. John Cullimore 1 1 011 Messrs. Lowe &. Sons. 110 Messrs. Shuttlewortb & Sons 1 1 O Mr. W. T. Davies 1 0 0 Mr. W. Turnock 0 10 6 Mrs. W. Turnock 0 10 6 Rev. J. K. Montgomery 0 10 6 F. N. B 0 10 6 Mr. John Delany 010 6 Mr. T. Moore Dutton 0 10 6 Mr. J. E. Leeming 0 10 6 Mrs. E. Leeming 0 10 6 Mr. T. Mayo Johnson 0 10 6 Mr. J. Kendrick. 0 10 6 Mr. Francis Amos 010 6 Mrs. Urmston 0 10 6 Mr. A. W. Armstrong 0 10 6 Mr. Wm. E. Brown 0 10 6 Dr. J. T. M. Giffen 0 10 f, Mr. G. E. Robotham 0 10 6 Mr. A. Greig 0 10 6 Mr. J. A. McMichael. 0 10 6 Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Haswell 0 10 O. Mrs. Fred Bull in 0 10 0 Mr. W. G. Shroder 0 10 0:1 Further Subscriptions will be received by any of the Chester Banks or by the Hon. Treasurer (Mr. J. R. Thomson, Parrs Bank) or the Hon. Secretary (Mr. J. H. Dickson, the Town Hall). HORATIO LLOYD, Chairman of the Committee. Town Hall, Chester, 22nd December, 1905. GEORGE HAROLD BRADBURY, DECEASED. of Broadclyst," Blacon, near Chester. I ALL Creditors on this Estate and all Persons I& I holding any ASSETS thereof, are requested to send in forthwith, full particulars to the under- signed. the Solicitors for the Executors. GR AD WELL, ABERCROMBY & 00.. 14, Castle-street, Liverpool. I PUBLIC NOTICES. I RESULT of DRAW for VIOLIN at f Catherine-street. Winning number: 41. RESULT of DRAW in aid of Widow of the late THOMAS CHABMLEY 235, 54, 413, 28, 109, 22, 192, 433, 82, 426, 294, 20.—Apply for prizes, A. EDWARDS, 54, Bradford-street Chester. 4954 CHESTER ALBION F.C. DRAW.- Winning numbers852, 872. 447, 100, 494, 735, 910, 961, 415, 1240 121 -b e'bad frorn J. 735, 910, 961, 415, 1240, 121, 670, 789, 114, 192, 542, 321, 536, 783, 1024. Prizes to be had from J. WEIGHT, 25, Oulton-place. If not claimed within seven days to be forfeited. 4933 DRAW in Aid of J. H. LLOYD JL7 unavoidably POSTPONED until Jan. 22nd. Winning numbers will be published Jan. 27th. 4936 CHESTER SAVINGS' BANK. EXTENSION OF HOURS. On and after the FIRST January, 1906, the BANK will be OPEN DAILY. 10 to 3 WEDNESDAYS 10 to 1 and on MONDAY and SATURDAY EVENINGS 7 to 9 HOOLE BRANCH, WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS. FRIDAY EVENINGS 7 to 9 Deposits received from One Shilling. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. PATRICK McDERMOTT, DECEASED. ALL persons having any CLAIMS or DE- .jCTL MANDS upon or against the Estate of the above, late of Thomas's Pathway, Queen-street, Chester, Marine Store Dealer, who died on the 3rd day of November, 1905, are hereby requested to send in particulars of same to me, the undersigned, on or before the 14th January, 1906. after which date the Estate of the deceased will be distributed to the parties entitled thereto, and they will not be liable for the assets or any part thereof so dis- tributed to any person of whose Debt or Claim they shall not have had notice. All Debts due to the said Patrick McDermott are forthwith tc be paid to the undersigned. Dated the 20th day of December, 1905. A. G. COLBECK, 19. Queen-street, Wrexham, Solicitor for the Administrator. NOTICE. MESSRS. RICHARD JONES & CO. LIMITED, Beg to announce that they have just issued a New Illustrated FURNITURE CATALOGUE. The Illustrations are taken from Portions of R. J. & Co.'s actual Stock, and with the Price List included in the Catalogue, the publication will be found useful to intending Purobooers. COPIES MAY BE OBTAINED FREE, ON APPLICATION. "He who would furnish many houses, Must house much furniture." RICHARD JONES & CO., LIMITED, House Furnishers, &c.. CHESTER. MASONIC ARMS, NORTHGATE-ST., AND MUSIC HALL PASSAGE. ALICK JAMIESON (formerly Sergt.-Major R.A. Med. Corps), PROPRIETOR. Noted House for a good glass of Ale and the best of Wines, Brandies, Spirits, Minerals, etc. All BITTER BEER, BEST MILD ALES, and STOUT are drawn from the Wood. PRIME "CHESTER," "BASS' 60 -ALE," and -BARCLAY&FERKINS'STOUT" ondraught. BASS' P.A. No. 1 STRONG ALE," "GUINNESS'S EXTRA STOUT," "NOURISHING STOUT," and "CHESTER LIGHT BITTER ALE," in Bottle, and always in condition. BASS' "ROYAL ALE" (a speciality) on draught and in bottle. A large variety of "SPECIAL" SCOTCH and j, IRISH WHISKIES to select from. COMFORTABLE SMOKE ROOMS. RICHARD JONES. X M A S NOVELTIES I; IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. POPULAR PRESENTS FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES. ivXANKETS. DRESS PIECES. FLANNELS. SCARVES. CARDIGAN JACKETS. SHIRTS. XMÁS PRESENTS FOR ALL CLASSES ITIAL HANDKERCHIEFS. SILK SQUARES, LACE TIES, Ac. THERE IS NO PRESENT MORE WELCOME TO A LADY THAN ONE OR MORE PAIRS OF GLOVES. When you are doing your Christmas Shopping, Call and See the Special Display of Christmas Novelties at RICHARD JONES & CO. LTD. EASTGATE-ST. AND BRIDGE-ST., CHESTER. XMAS & NEW YEAR PRESENTS. LOWE SONS, JEWELLERS & SILVERSMITHS, 11, BRIDGE-ST. ROW, CHESTER, ARE SHOWING THE LARGEST AND MOST VARIED STOCK IN DIAMONDS & PEARLS PRECIOUS STONES GEM JEWELLERY SOLID SILVER ANTIQUE SILVER WATCHES & CLOCKS PLATED GOODS. INSPECTION IN_Y1TEIL PRICES TO SUIT EVERYONE. ALL GOODS MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES. GOODS SENT ON APPROVAL, CARRIAGE PAID. LARGE CHOICE OF ARTICLES, FROM 1/- TO 5/ B A S S'S ALES. AUTUMN BREWINGS. PIB 9 GALL. PKR 18 GALL. GOOD HOUSEHOLD ALES FROM 9/- i8/. FINJ MILD ALES 121 24/- LIGHT BITTER ALES 10/6 21/- FINEST PALE ALE (AS BOTTLED) 1,4/6 29/- Prices Nett. Delivered Free (outside Town Radius by Rail to Nearest Station). AGENTS- THOS. WELSBY & CO., BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER. CHRISTMAS NOVELTIES. G. J. H. BROWN & SON, WATCHMAKERS, JEWELLERS & SILVERSMITHS, ARE NOW SHOWING THE MOST EXQUISITE & UP-TO-DATE PRODUCTIONS IN GOLD & GEM SET JEWELLERY, A CHARMING VARIKTT OF PENDANTS, NECKLETS, BRACELETS, CHAINS, LINKS, SCARF PINS, HAT PINS, &c. GEM RINGS A SPECIALITY. A most Choice and varied Collection of SILVER ARTICLES suitable for Presents, from 1/- to L15. Highest Quality Goods at Keenly Competitive Prices. AN INSPECTION IS CORDIALLY INVITED. THE CROSS, 2, EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER XMAS NOVELTIES. R. DAVIES & CO. (LATE OF 7, NORTHGATE ROW). 26. BRIDGE STREET. CHESTER. Are now Showing the Largest Stock of Novelties filled with Chocolates and Sweets, at PRICES FAR BELOW SO-CALLED STORE PRICES. FANCY BOXES. filled with Chocolates, from Id. to One Guinea. STOCKINGS, filled with Sweets and Toys, from Id. to 5s. HAMPERS, filled with Chocolates from 2d. to 10s. 6d. ANIMALS, filled with Chocolates, at all prices. Special Value-TOM SMITH'S NOTED CRACKERS, 4d. per Box SPECIAL LOT of CRACKERS to be sold at 5id. per box. usual price lOd. and la. Also HORSES and CARTS FILLED WITH CHOCOLATES, 2d. Each. j BRONZE TEAPOTS FILLED WITH CHOCOLATES. 3d. Each. I Walk Inside and Inspect our Stock. You are Invited to do so Without Buying. I ALL GOODS REQUIRED FOR BAZAARS AND CHARITIES AT WHOLESALE PRICES. WHOLESALE AGENTS FOR BEERS' TREACLE TOFFEE. SEE OUR WINDOWS AND COMPARE OUR PRICES. ONLY ADDRESS 26, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER. THE "D" BOOT 10/6 '=r J E DUNNING HIt AS SOLD BY 9 1 88, BROOK STREET, CHESTER. I Christmas 1905, New Year, 190o. APPLETONS, BRIDGE STREET ROW, CHESTER. ARE SHOWING AN IMMENSE STOCK OF Useful and Fancy Goods, SUITABLE FOR XMAS PRESENTS, NEW YEAR GIFTS, &c., AND INVITE INSPECTION. CHRISTMAS GREETING CARDS, NEW YEAR GREETING CARDS, In Great Variety. FANCY BOXES, PURSES, BAGS, NEEDLECASES, WORKBOXES, PERFUMES, FANS, FANCY BROOCHES, JEWELLED HAT PINS, NECKLETS, &c, FURS. FURS. FURS. The most reliable Skins and Fashionable Shapes in MUFFS, STOLES, THROWOVERS. COATS, CAPES, &c., &c., at Special Summer Prices. Ladies' Fancy MUSLIN APRONS, Is. to & 6d. Ladies' BLOUSES for Day and Evening Wear, in Silk, Muslin, Delaine. Ladies' Lace Bordered and Embroidered HAND- KERCHIEFS, from 4!d. each. Ladies' Cambric Initialed Handkerchiefs, 4id. Ladies' Silk Initialed Handkerchiefs, Is. Oid., Is. Gd is. 9d. Ladies' Silk-lined Suede and Kid GLOVES, 2a. 3d., 2s. 6d., 3s. 6d. Ladies' Wool and Cashmere Gloves, from nd. per pair. The New GOLF JERSEY, all colours. WINTER HOSIERY in Variety. WINTER SKIRTS, New Shapes, New Coloncg. Ladies' "Wolsey" Winter UNDERCLOTHING. Ladies' UMBRELLAS, choice selection, newest handles and best frames. For CHRISTMAS PRESENTS and NEW YEAR GIFTS, the above are extremely Useful and Suitable. EXCEPTIONALLY GOOD IN QUALITY, EXTREMELY LOW IN PRICE. BALL DRESSES. Newest Styles and Materials at Moderate Prices. COATS and SKIRTS a Speciality. DRESS, MANTLE AND COAT MAKING In all its Branches, by most Experienced Workers, at APPLETONS, BRIDGE STREET ROW, CHESTER. CHRISTMAS 1905. NEW GOODS SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS. LACE COLLARS AND CAPS, PLAIN and EMBROIDERED HANDKER- CHIEFS in Great Variety. SILK and LACE SCARFS, SERVANTS' CAPS and APRONS. DRESSING GOWNS and JACKETS, FLANNEL and DELAINE BLOUSES. GENTLEMEN'S DRESSING GOWNS, DRESS SHIRTS, TIES AND GLOVES, MUFFLERS & UMBRELLAS. AN INSPECTION INVITED. I. E. EWEN, BRIDGE STREET ROW, CHESTER. Depot for Dr. Jaeger's Sanitary and Woollen Underclothing. DAWSON & WEST, PAWNBROKERS, 54 & 56, FOREGATE-ST., CHESTER; JEWKLLEBS, CLOTHIERS, AND COMPLETE Housm FURNISHERS. Cash Advanced to any amount on Gold and Silver Plate, Jeweliery, Furniture, Piancs, Organs, Furs. Carpets, &c., on all portable property. Parcels by Post receive prompt attention; uaen by return. Private Pledge Office. attentl*on; ctbn Large Stock of New and Second-hand FURNI- TURE always on Sale. Nine Show-rooms to select from. Terms to suit all purchasers. Hire purchase or for cash. Lowest possible prioes. Call and inspect our Stock. r ￼ 1 fK /—Solid^fumed Oak BEDROOM C? < w JL?/ SUITE, comprising 3ft. Ward- robe with full length bevelled robi mirror, large hat drawers, hooks, &c.; DreE:Ii?mirror, with two large drawers, bevelled dressing glass, &c. Washstand, marble slab, double row tiled back, cupboard, towel rail, &c. Thoroughly well made of solid fumed oak, bronze and copper handles. &c. O/i A fine DINING ROOM OWTb* 4rl/ /—Very fine DINING-ROOM O ￼ ?E SIDEBOARD, in polished dark oak, three large bevelled glasses in back, shelf and pillars, cupboard and drawers, fitted with bronze handle locks, &c., 4ft. wide. K I—Handsome hand painted TEA SET, guaranteed real china. 42 pieces, all perfect; every piece beautifully painted. A bargain. Q K /—REGULATOR CLOCK, chimes every <M<LF/ half hour on gong, burr walnut mse, glass front and side; Jerome's best movement; guaranteed. -g rj If*— 3ft. Toilet CHEST OF DRAWERS, 1 ? ?? polished birch colour, brass handles. <31 £ £ TO 8/6 EACH.—AH sizes kept tin stock. O/ ? Best make in TIN and IRON 'MUNKS, oak grained or painted, and brass locks. fl/j "| /—Cheapest Suite in Chester. c? P JL?/ PARLOUR SUITE com- prising couch, pair of large roomy eaaies and four small chairs; solid birch frames, polished walnut, upholstered in fine quality tapestry, padded backs and spring seats, dark red pattern. A bargain. 0 A A /-DINING-ROOM SUITE, in oV'Te 4bea?y solid birch frames, polished walnut, comprising couch, pair of easies and four small chairs; upholstered in Crockett's best leather cloth, spring seats and padded packs. Guaranteed all perfect. ￼ A DOZEN.—Best quality TEA SPOONS; ?)/?) Al quality; new condition. "g 1^?—Small size ebonized Octagon CENTRE T ABLE. 8t,;nd beneath. Cheap. Q K I—Very fine real Sheepskin HEARTHRUG, 2go ,I d colour, well lined and extra size. MATS to m?tch. 2'6 (?ach. QO ~1 Sf I—Just forfeited. LADY'S oC'<r? J O/ DRESS RING, 18c. solid gold s hank, and set with two diamonds and three rubies, c?psy setting. As cost double. 136 "| /"i /—Gent.'s heavy, solid, 9c. Gold r?? JL?7/ DOUBLE ALBERT, treble link pattern, bar and two swivels all Govern- ment stamped weight, seven sovereigns. l £ *—Pair of pretty silver-plated SALTS, in ?)/ O velvet case, with spoons. ￼ /~v I—Very pretty solid Walnut 1 JL?/ CABINET, four bevelled mirrors in back, pretty china cupboard in centre, two shelves each side for ornaments, carved cornice and pillars in new condition. ￼ I—The Edison Gem PHONO- e??J<t ?/ GRAPH, most perfect machine, aluminium horn, oak box, &c. Complete. '12/6-Latest make in CHILDREN'S ± £ il O CHAIRS, four positions. 38/-Solid Walnut CENTRE TABLE with stand underneath, on castors and nicely polished well made and seasoned. WEEKLY OR MONTHLY PAYMENTS TAKEN. WADDINGTON & SONS. PIANOFORTE MANUFACTURERS Showrooms: 10, White. Friars, Chester FACTORY: STONEGATK, YORK. X? Q Pi CASH—The Latest and most Up-to-date PIANO PLAYER. See it, Hear it, and you will Buy it. pOl 3/-At 10?6 per Month. Handsome ? Upright Iron Grand PIANO. -PI *7 "I h I—At 8'9 per Month. Beautiful S-Arf. AiJ AMERICAN ORGAN, with mirror top, eleven stops and two knee swells. 3/6 (FROM)—Single TUNING. Now is the time to have your Piano Tuned, in readiness for Christmas. OTHER TERMS ARRANGED TO SUIT PURCHASERS. ISAAC WILLIAMS & SON, X REGISTERED PLUMBERS, GLAZIERS & GAS FITTERS, CUPPIN STREET, CHESTER. I PLUMBERS1 BRASS W ou or ALL DESCRIPTIONS. Patent Water Closets, Lavatories, Baths, to. Glass in all Qualities and Patterns kept in Stock. CHRISTMAS TRADE IS AT ITS HEIGHT, AND DENSONS Have been complimented more than ever this year upon their MAGNIFICENT STOCK of Articles suitable for CHRISTMAS PRESENTS. Come In and Look Around. No Pressure to Bay. SUGGESTIONS IN EVERY DEPARTMENT FOR XMAS & NEW YEAR PRESENTS. Our Departments are filled to Overflowing WITH NEW AND UP-TO-DATE GOODS CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. PHOTO ALBUMS, 2/11 to 31/6 CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. TOY BOOKS, Picture Books, and PAINT BOOKS, from I to 2'11 each. A big collection of BETTER BOOKS for Presents or Prizes from 6. to 6/- each. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. Silver-backed PRAYER BOOKS 1/11 Each. OUR SPECIAL LINE of PRAYER & HYMN BOOKS, not to be Beaten at 1/ Better Qualities up to 10/6. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. LEATHER WRITING CASES from 1/6 to 22/6 each, fitted with Envel- opes, Notepaper, Postal Information, Lock and Key. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. SILVER-TOPPED SCENT BOTTLES, 1/4 to 5/11 each. SILVER-MOUNTED GOODS Good and Useful Presents. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. VERY GOOD ASSORTMENT or PURSES, all shapes, from 4Jd. TO 7/11. Silver-mounted, from 2/6. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. GENTS' FITTED CASES, 4/6 to £2. }OJ-. LADIES' DRESSING-CASES, 4/11 to 30/ CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. A NICE SELECTION OF LADIES' COMPANIONS & NEEDLECASES FROM 6N. to 5/11. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. SCENTS. Elegant designs in Cut-glass Bottles, filled with Grossmith's best per- fumes, 2/11 to 7/11. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. There is nothing nicer or more useful for a Christmas Present thau a Piece of FANCY LINEN. Beautiful specimens of this work, the native productions of Tencriffe, Turkey and the Orient. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. Huge Stock of FUR NECKLETS & MUFFS to select from, at prices to suit every pocket. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. Here is gathered the WORLD'S BEST in Desirable and USEFUL PRESENTS. No difficulty in choosing. The Goods are Right, AND The Prices are Right. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT DENSONS. A Visit will be appreciated by You—and by us. To obtain satisfaction, GIVE US A CALL. and have a look at our Enormous Stock. FOR THE BIGGEST VALUE IN XMAS CARDS TRY DENSONS. Halfpenny Cards, 4d. per Dozen. Penny „ 9d. n „ Twopenny „ 1/4 Threepenny „ 2/4 „ „ Fourpenny M Sixpenny 4,;6 J.3, Densons are offering the NORTHGATE BOX containing 30 cards and envelopes for 1 This is Astounding Value. DENSONS For Christmas Presents, 9,11 & 13, NORTHGATE ROW, CHESTER.