TKLKTJTONR ESTABLISHED 1815. SPECTACLES- 'I ALl. Ki,D,. EYEGLASSES' j ?olt ?- ￼ ¥ EG LASSESI AT?nu?. Greatest care and attention in Suiting. FIELD & OPERA G LASS ES, BAROMETERS. &c. J. D. SIDDALL, OPTICIAN TO THK INFIRMARY, THE CROSS, 4, BRIDGE ST., CHESTER. UMBRELLAS & Walking* Sticks. LANTERNS AND SLIDES ON SALE OR HIRE. OXYGEN ALWAYS IN STOCK. REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS.
GOOD DINNER WINES. SHERRY, CLARET, HOCK, BURGUNDY. Excellent Qualities at Moderate Prices. THOS. WELSBY & CO. I WINE MERCHANTS, I BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER,
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS. I ROYALTY THEATRE. CHESTER. ¡ (i 4^ MONDAY NEXT, MAYU. 1'08 9-0 and during the week, twicontuhtiy. I MONSTRE ATTRACTIONS FOR I-Ac E WEEK. ,St,irririg ztt enoriiiotis expense, ol ¡ t6 World-renowned ?10 13KOS Amcric&'d Greatest Gymn?t.s. lc*n I on the VzLi,l(.?ty ks:tag,3. G- LADYS A?D AL??i?. In ? tir.arfc Comedy Ac-,t. 1IS ULLY IWSS. Charming- and Dainty Comodienue and Dancer. CHAS. FIELDS, ooeifty Juggler, Watch him Juggle Fivo Lighted Cigarettes. Musicui Comedy SouoreitL— MISS VEROft 1 f" *v HRA DY AND COMPANY, m tho tm'.t<??. Angi*>-Dutch &lustetti Comedy Sketch— Mias .iretchen. ??rKt?'Ai. m"SCUi'M. with Ij?c-it Pictures. JACK TLUMAN, Tenor Voiaiist. ??0 LACR1.ES. ?of.?ety Acrobats. Skill Grace and Refinement. Pleasing ret urn Engagement, for this week only, of SAM REDFERN, Negro Comedian, in Funny T Sayings and Doings. Csiml Variety frices of Admission. Smoking pcrraittaa QHESTER RACE MEETING MAY l^Tii, iliru it I Itm, T->> TUESDAY. THE CHESTER VASE, MOSTYN TWO-YEAU OLD PLATE. HOODEYE MAIDEN HANDICAP. J WEDNESDAY. I THE CHESTER C r p O'L 6?',55'?) t" I Ot.'?,?50??V.(?-?p?.) ?UNCMOF WAI.HS' \VMLTER HANDICAP BADMINTON TWO-YEAR-OLD PI.ATE. STAMFORD TWO-YEAR OLD PLATE. THCnSDA Y. GltEAT J)KE STAKES. GHMONDE TWO-YEA11 -OIiD PLATE. GOMPE R M E HE I IAN DIC AP. CirAuciE.s O. AHMIO.STON: — Entrance to the ^oursot Is Dee Stttids, 2z3. (id., Cup Day, 5s. Grand Stand, 5s., Cup Day, los. 1 attei>aU Weekly Ticket k2. 10s., Daily Ticket ft, Cup I 1,riy 'los. County Stand Badges Gentlemen's I Ladios' X2. Applications for Badges to F. J. NVAlt.NISI,EY. Seei-etat-y and Manager, 20, Eastgate Row (N), Chester. CHESTB# JJACES. ON THE LITTLE RQOUg#. COMMENCING SATURDAY. MA Y inn. P. o S9 MAMMOTH FLUV CITY, I DIUKCT FROM THK OLYMPIA, LONDON. HACING MOTOR UAUS, ROLLICKING FARM YARD ROOSTERS. GRAVI» .RKTUKN VISIT Or WONDERLAND, WITH AN HNTi ilKLY NEW S Ina ES OF PICTURES, INCr.rillNC THK ENGLISH CUP TIE FINAL BKTWKEJF WOLVERHAMPTON WANL> ERERS ANI, NEWCASTLE. This Picture has been got at a bi? cost, and clearly s hows goals scored. GRAND Firework Display on the Electric Orchestrion. cOJURING, ATHLETIC AND NOVELTY EXHIBITIONS. CIRCUS AND MENAGERIE. ¡ SHOOTING .JUNGLKS, SWrNG BOATS, SPORTS. Come All and bring your Wife and Family. Recreation for Old and Young. Fun without Vulgarity. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. KELSALL, ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY AND SALE OF WORK. Th!J above will be hold in the Grounds of BROOK HOUSE. KELSALL. ON WEDNESDAY. JULY 1ST, 1908. f A BAND will be in attendance. DANCING J°lv- G to 9 p. m. CHESTER UNITED GAS CO. GAS COOKERS, lly Best. Makers, Fixed on Hire. GAS FIRES. Of All Patterns, Quoted at Prices Inclusive of Fixing. N DESCEN'R GAS LIGHTING. 4. Selection of Various Patterns of BURNERS and FITTIXGS are kept )11 stock ako a Large Variety of :Best English Glass SHADES, &,c. 1?artiC:ll At ] I' £ARticular Attention is paid to Enquiries for Gas Supply for Special Apparatus. .All All ORDERS attended to Pronit-itly by COMPETENT Fitters. Ia. os Free and Inspection Invited at the— ^HOWiiOOM AND OFFICES CDlPIN ST., CHESTER. CHESTER ACES. CALL AND INSPECT II. C. HOUGHTON'S SELECTION OF HAC t GLASSES AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES. ONLY ADDRESS — 2-I, EASTGATE-ST, CHESTER. TKL. No. 2lv3. EYKSIGHT AND SFSCTACLK SPECIALIST. Each case receives personal attention. Hours of C-ans,,tltatlon to t; p-iii. RHf'A:R?done r'nthe premi3es cheaply and 1 >r°111 P^Ln«BSBraarora=D«BS«w PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMTS, NOTICE. HIS -NI -.A,,)- E S T -Y'S VIIT TO EATON. EATON PARK and APPROACHES will be CLOSED to all Vehicles (Bicycles included) from 5 p.m. on TUESDAY, May 12tli. On WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY, 13th and 14th, (vetween the hours of 12 noon and 5 30 p.m. I On FRIDAY, 15th, until 12 noou. -I VISIT OF IS MAJESTY THE KING [:)q3. The Mayor and Corporation earnestly hope that their Fellow Citizens will by Displaying Flags, .ti I t I Banners, Mottoes and other Decorations, co- operate in making the above a Gala DA)- in the annals of our Old City. J. 11. DICKSON, Town Clerk. Town Hall, Chester, 2nd May, 1908. WEST KIRBY, HOYLAKE & DISTRICT MUSICAL FESTIVAL, ilL PFBLIC HALL, WEST KIRBY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY, 21ST, 22ND, 2.!RD MAY, AT 7-3') R.M. A: sj SATURDAY. AT 2-45 P.M. Tickets can be obtained and Reserved, on application to Mr. R. Hey wood. Music Depot, U range-road. West Kirby. Sanal, Body of Hall, ill. Is. Balconies, 12/tj. Body of Hall. i;, Balconies, Full information and prospectus from the Hon. Secretaries., 12, Grosveuor Avenuo, West Kirby. GROSVENOR PARK BAPTIST QUNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY )0 SUNDAY NEXT. May l;nh, li?. PREACHER.^— Morning, 10 45: RKV. WOODTHORPE BAKER Evening, 6-30: HIV. S. PARLOW. 2 45 p m.: YOUNG PEOPLE'S SERVICE I and PRIZE ■ DISTRIBUTION. Special Hymns and. Collections. 7282 ST. W E l B l R (i II S, GROSVENOR PARK ROAD. SUNDAY, MAY 10TH, I OPEClAL CHARITY SERRVIONS WILL HE PitKACHKD AT THK HIGH MASS AT ll-I) O'CLOCK. AND AT THE EVENING 1 SERVICE AT G-30, BY PRIOR WHITE, CAN 0 N II R C. U A IL O f' T U K L A T K It A N ft well-known preacher from the London district. SPCIAL A NO[CE.\iIENT.! THE FEATURE OF THE CHESTER PLEASURE FAIR (HEI.11 ON THE LITTLE Roomm), THIS YRAlt ts M If. JOHN COLLI NS'E) LION SHOW, Where YOUNG MACOMO, the King of all Lion Tamers, will give his daring exhibitions daily. with the terrible MAN-EATING LION, BRUTUS. ALSO "SHE," THE AUSTRALIAN LION QUEEN, wiil give her daring performancewith her Lions, and whilst seated blindfolded in their midst, display her marvellous powers of Clairvoyance, by answering any question asked by the audience, and will inform patrons the where- abouts of lost orstolen property, missing relatives and friends. &c. TO DECIDE A WAGER OF £ 50 a Popular BARMAID from a Chester Hotel. will enter the Lion's Dan on MONDAY NIGHT NEXT, at 9 o'clock. FOR A WAGER OF P,25, MR. ALBERT POWEL, Proprietor of the White BeM Hotel, will enter the Lion's Den, on FRIDAY NIGHT NEXT at 9 o'clock. DON'T MISS THIS GRAND FEATURE SHOW. ST. LUKES PARISH CHURCH, DUNHAM ON-THE HILL. FT A L E OF WORK WEDNESDA Y. May 27th, on the VICARAGE LAWN. on behalf of Church Reno- vation Fund, and Parish Needs. Contributions for Parish Stall will be gratefully received at the Folly, Flookersbrook. and the Vicarasre, Dunham on-the-Hill. Provision Stall, Mrs. WAUUUKTON, Manley House. C. A GRIFFIN, Vicar. GRAND G A L A. AND SALE OE WORK To be held at SEAL VN D, ur. Chester, ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24m, 1908. ATHLETIC SPORTS. A First-Class Programme has been arranged, including the following OPEN EVENTS, for I which PRIZES to the ??alue of X15.151- w it be j offered, v iz. I' 120 YARDS FLAT RACE HANDICAP. 230 u ,t t, 220 MILE CYCLE ]t.??E 1 „ TUG-OF-WAR, COMPETITIONS. Valuable I'rizes (Open to All Comers ) will also be offered for competition for- BEST BAKED BREAD, CAKES. BOUQUETS. VEGETABLES, and other Classes to be announced later. Full particulars and Entry Form on application to Mils. MILLIG AN, Seitttiid, nelr Clt(-ster. j RESULT of DRAW for nING I VVinuiog Number 31. <273 HEWITT'S FOB SCHOOL BOOTS. BROWN & CO., CHESTER, LIMITED, SPECIAL DISPLAY OF SUMMER FASHIONS OIl MONDAY NEXT and Following !>;•«. LAltGE & EXCLUSIVE SKLUCTION OF RACE COATS, MOTOR COATS, WRAPS, FEATHER BOAS, RUFFLES, &C. IHOH CREAM SERGE SUITS, smartly cat and tailored, latest styles 21/- SUMMER DRESSES, in Zephyr, Voile, Muslin and Delaine 15/6 DUST COATS in Alpaoa, Tussore, Uoria Silk, new colourings 21/- BRUSSELS LACE COATS, the Latest for Smart Wear 21/- SMART AND UP-TO-DATE MILLINERY, FOR ALL OCCASIONS, AT MODERATE PRICES. BROAD KULOR HATS from 10/6. MOTOR IIATS, with veils, 23/6. DRESSMAKING. 'This Department has been re-organised, and a new Head Fitter appointed. We are now prepared to execute Stylish and Up-to-date Dressmaking at Moderate Chatg^s. EASTGATE ROW, CHESTER. FASHIONS. JOSEPH BECKETT & Co. Are now pr.,p i:red wifcli Advanced Fashions for the Comiutf Season, in MILLINERY, MANTLES, COSTUMES, BLOUSES, &c. PRETTY GOWNS in Chiffon Taffot-TA, Shantung, Voile and other Fashionable Fabrics in the Newest Colours. A LARGE VARIETY OF DELAINE, ZEPHYR and COTTON VOILE DRESSES IN STRIPES AND CHECKS, AT MODERATE PRICES. (REAM SKKGE & ALPACA COSTUMES, 1-1 II' 99 SKIRTS. FLANNEL COSTUMES, DUST CLOAKS. Beautiful Collection of NOVELTIES in NECKWEAR, Lace, Chiffon and Ninon SCARVES, Ostrich and Coque Feather BOAS & STOLES SUNSHADES, PARIS & YIENA BELTS, &c. EASTGATE ROW & EASTGATE STREET, CHESTER. _m_ PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. OULTON PARK 1 ETE WILL BE HELD I ON WHIT-MONDAY, JUNE S, DOB. ¡ ATHLETIC SPORTS, ETC. Particulars at later date. I CHESTER SOCIETY OF NATURAL ¡I SCIENCE. LITERATURE & ART. President Dlt. A. IIAM LTON, J. P. TILE FA NNUAL GENERAL MEETING .L1- WlI,r. BI HELD IN THE GROSVENOR MUSEUM, ON THURSDAY, 21ST INST., AT 3 O'CLOCK P.M., I To receive the Annual Statements of Accounts; ¡ to Elect Officers and Committee for the ensuing year, also new Members and for other business. At the close of the busmen proc?d?ng? the PRESENTATION of a Silver ^lver. Suver Flower and Fruit Stand. 1\l\\Í oahuged Portrait, j will be made to the R?EV,?. ?A. U. 1 RH, ?L.?A. B Sc., on the occasion of his Marriage. The Secretaries will be glad to have the n?mes jj of any L-?d? or Gentlemen desirous of joining the SocietY. GEOITGE, P. MUiN Hon. I FRANK SIMPSON, J Gen. Sees. CITY AND COl,NTY OF THE CrLY OF CHESTER. LICENSING DILL, IN compliance with a Rr.QC LSI 1 ION I i numerously and mHuentially signed 1, I JOHN JONES, Mayor, do hereby convene a PUBLIC MEETING of the inhabitants of t.ho City and County of the City of Chester, to bo Held at the TOWN HALL, on THURSDAY. the 21sf", day of May, iistajtt,, at 8 o'clock p.m.. to take into consideration the provisions of a Bill now beforo Parliament intitukxi A Bill to Amend tiio Lieon^ing AcM, 1828 to 1906." JOHN JONES, Mayor. Town Hail, Chester. 8th May. 1303. f CHESTER CUP, 1908 RACING COATS, SPORTING WATERPROOFS For Ladies' and Gentlemen's Wear. THE WILLIAMS RUBBER CO. Hold now a Grand Assortment of NEW and UP-TO-DATE Garments in a variety of Choice Colourings. Ladies' & Gent's Tailor-made CAPS, ETC., AND EVERYTHING for the Motor. OUR ONLY ADDRESS- "THE RUBBER SHOP," 8, ST. WERBUBGH ST. CHESTER. TEL. 28Y2. EXECUTORS OF THE LATE EDWARD WILLIAMS HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTERS, DECORATORS, PLUMBERS. Ac.. 33, NICHOLAS ST., CHESTER.) SMART WATERPROOFS AND ALPACA DUST COATS FOR THE RACES. I FULL LENGTH ALPACA COAT, ALL COLOURS, 9/U. LADIES' DRESSES ,NS™T ST\LE IN DELAINE, VOILE AND SILK, IN ALL COLOURS ZEPHYR FROCKS, well-made and correctly cut, from LVH. We have a Splendid Assortment of NEW LACE BLOUSES in the Newest Styles, Muslin Blouses from 1/LH to 42/- FEATHER BOAS, IN ALL SHADES. FLAGS FOR DECORATION, IN ALL SIZES, from Id. to 40/ RICHARD JONES & Co. LIMITED, CHESTER. -0_ TI-IURMAN, TACKSON & COO BRIDGE STREET ROW, CHESTER. TKLKFHONK No. 471. —————— BOOTS, SHOES, &c. We invite inspection of SUMMER GOODS. Latest Styles and Shapes in all Best Makes including the well-known London make, "BECTIVE" (of wiiieh we are sole agents for this district). ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT. CRICKET —ALL BEST MAKES OF BATS (thoroughly seasoned), including the noted "DEMON DRIVERS," without doubt the most reliable bat on the market. LAWN FRENCH CHAMPION RACKET "MASS," PROSSERS CHAMPION RACKETS. BUSSEY'S (in all qualities, the most reliable and best Rackets on the market). SLAZENGER S and AYRE'S CHAMPIONSHIP BALLS. Special Terms to Clubs. PREMISES COMING DOWN. CLEARANCE SALE. GUEST & WAIIZI)LEI TELEPHONE 2,). FOREGATE ST., CHESTER. | OWING to the property coming down, and being unable at present to secure suitable premises I)reiii 8 es! for our requirements, WE ARE COMPELLED TO DISPOSE OF THE WHOLE OF OUR LARGE STOCK OF FURNITURE. BEDROOM SUITES, DINING AND DRAWING-ROOM SUITES, CABINETS, SIDEBOARDS, HALLSTANDS, OVERMANTELS. FANCY CARVED-TOP TABLES, OAK LINEN CHESTS, WICKER CHAIRS. BOOKCASES, BEDDING, BEDSTEADS, SPRING MATTRESSES, FLOORCLOTHS, BRASS HEARTH SUITES, BLACK AND COPPER HEARTH SUITES, CARPETS, HUGS, LINOLEUMS, MAILCARTS. A Quantity of SECOND-HAND FURNITURE all offered at Greatly Reduced Prices. We shall continue to make up our Special Well-known Guaranteed BEDDING, and offer at Greatly Reduced Prices. LI VRG A [NS. BARGAINS. BARGAINS. We shall continue to osncnto SPECIAL ORDERS, REPAIRS. RK UPHOLSTERING, etc.. at our WORKS. QUEEN ST., and trust to receive the kind support of our Customers. I ￼ ￼ /> ￼ THE EDITOR? ADVICE- hI WOULD RECOMMEND A RALEIGH."—CYCLING EDITOR, The Queen." RALETG- ks, SOME OF THE MODELS- ^H" \^VMK™'Y .1; CASH PAYMENTS. POPULAR RALKIGH .< m 17s. (>d. lis. 7d. ROAD-RACER or FEATHERWEIGHT £7. 19s. 6d. 14s. 8d. STANDARD 19s. (}L 10s. 6d. Gent.'s Special LIGHT ROADSTER £ 10. 10s. Od. 19s. 3d. MODELE SUPERBE, with 3-Speed Gear and > £15. 1 )3. 0tt. 2Ss. JOJ. Oil Bath Gearoase ) RALEIGH GAZELLE, Gent. £5. 15s. OJ. Us. Od. Do. do. Lady's £ f>. Os. Od. lis. 6d. RALEIGH JUVENILES from Os. Od. 9s. 2d. HIGHLY-PLATED (including Rims) and Beautifully Finished in BLACK ENAMEL. REPAIRS TO ANY MAKE OF CYCLE. ACCESSORIES. CARBIDE. OLD CYCLES TAKEN IN EXCHANGE. GOOD SECONDHAND CYCLES FOR SALE. ¡ SOLE DISTRICT AGENTS, Please ask for I "BOOK OF THK RALEIGH." J. E. BRASSEY & SON, LIMITED, CHESTER. 1 I WE CLOSE I AT 6 P.M. THE MOST MARVELLOUS INVENTION IN THE CYTLE WORLD FOR 1908 I IS THE GOLDEN SUNBEAM, Fitted with Six Variable Gears! which. we are SOLE ACENTS for, also for ROYAL ENFIELDS, ROVERS AND SWIFT CYCLES, WHICH NEED NO COMMENT, AS THEY ARE KNOWN TO BE THE nET. The above can be Fitted with Two or Three Speed Gears at option. THE BEST VALUE AND LARGEST STOCK TO SELECT FROM IN CHESTER. HIGH-CLASS MAKES, £ 5 AND UPWARDS. Second-hand Machines taken in part payment. ACCESSORIES AND TYRES OF THE BEST MAKES AND OF EVERY DESCRIPTION KEPT IN STOCK. Catalogues sent on Application. REPAIRS done on the Premises by Competent Workmen. NOTE THE ADDRESS- TELEPHONE 510 W. MAHER & SON, .3i, BRIDGE STREET, CHESTER. The Name tlftt S'^LKLS for QUAtITY- "DENSONS" The Name that stands for V ÂLUE "BENSONS" ANiTHING that, bears D«NSONS' name or is sold under their namo, can always be relied on for Quality coupled with value. THIS REPUTATION is one of the greatest assets of their business, and DENSONS never risk the loss of it by offering worthless goods. DENSONS know that the Best Adver- tisement is a PLEASED CUSTOMER, and they seek to offer such Value in every Department, that their Customers will recogaiso tho advantages of buying al! their requirements from them. YERY PECIAL HOW Ifol. IIA(IE WEEK. DENSONS arc now Showing the LATEST GOODS in every Department. In the DRESS DEPARTMENT the SPECIAL GOODS they are offering This Week are as fQi Iowa :;Jt:) Harrogato SUITINGS, ia the new Greys, | ISBBBj hntwolStrpeR, 44in. ? ide, at??NMr?m pQr yd. Tha?p matQrials are thoroughly shrunk, and will wash Special Line of TWEEDS will bo offereil at [í ll the Dress Length. A mar- vellous line is now being shown in the New Green and Blue Tweeds, at 4, 4 the Dress Length. All-Wool VENETIANS, in the new Saxe blues, cinnamon browns and every other shade, at 1,:6 per yd. Bettor Quality Venetians at 1T1 £ -/ll, 3/6 and 4 6 per yd. .">4in. SCITINGS, for Tailor-made Costumes, in brown and green mixtures, fawns and greys, at E2. ,I- the robe length. Special line in All-wool SERGES at 1 9IS r yd., in the new pimpernel greens, i-eptift resedas, and every other new colour. SILKS. DENSONS ARE STRONG IN THIS DEPARTMENT — Louvine WASHING SILKS in every colour, at 1, per yard. BLACK GLACE SILKS, for foundation pur. poses, at 1 CA per yard. Special Line of C OLOLTRED CLACE ILKS at per yd., rich and stout. i Verv Special Line in BLOUSE WASHING SILKS in checks and stripes, in all colours, at 1(- per yard. DK NSONS can thoroughly recommend this cloth, every yard GUARANTEED. Magnificent range of All-wool DELAINES for Blouses, at. J. per yard, in all the latest patterns. THE DEMAND FOR NOVELTY is met at DKNSONS. Novelties in every Department. DENSONS are Showing in their PRINT DEPARTMENT all the Latest Novelties in COTTON DRESS FABRICS suitable for present wear Stripe and Chock ZEPHYRS, in all colours, fast washing, :¥i., 4|d., 5^1, 6jd. per yd. Stripe CAMBRICS, 31 in. wide, for smart dresses, Gl. per yard. LINAURA, for Dresses, linen finish, in all colours, 31 in. wide, GVd. per yard. CHECK VOILES, 28in. wide, at 4. per yd. MERCERISED LAWN in all colours, 40in. wide, at 63d. per yard. SATIN DE LUXE, the ideal Dress Fabrio (permanently lustrous), 30in. wide, in all colours, at 9jd. per yard. This Beautiful Fabric is equal in appearance to silk. DENSONS H, 11 & 13, NORTHGATE ROW CHESTER.