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THE ccPONTYPOOL FREE PRESS' IS SOLD BY THE FO LLO WING AGENTS A "ppp QVPRR A XJ J"Mr BRAIN, Post Office- ABERSYCHAN. |Mrs Th0MA9> nr. RaiL station AB £ RTILLERY Mr HIGGS, Stationer Mrs REES, Post Office BLAENAVON Mr PROBERT, Stationer (. Mr I. MORGAN, News CWMBRAN Mr SAMUEL, Stationer CRUMLIN Mr LUCAS, News Agent GARNDIFFAITH Mr CHAS. HERBERT GRIFFITHSTOWN Mr H. PEACH, Gen. Dealer PONTNEWYDD Mr FRANCIS, Bookseller. Mr CHAS. HERBERT Mrs JONES, Post Office MRS JENKINS. /■HUGHES & SON, Booksellers Messrs JONES & EDWARDS, HUGHES & SON, Booksellers PUNTYPOOL • Booksellers Mrs FARR, High-street Mr H. JONES, Trosnant PONTYPOOL ROAD, MESSRS W. H. SMITH & SON TALYWAIN I™RS LTONE' NE*S t Mrs EDMUNDS, Post Office DISPATCH OF MAILS TO AMERICA AND AUSTRALIA. The dates given are those of the mails being made up in London. It is recommended to post letters in tha country a day or two before, and to write the route on he envelope distinct from the address. AMERICA-UNITED STATES. Letters Registered Joz. newspapers. Every Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday. 2 £ d. Id. 4os. CANADA. Every Thursday 21d. Id. „ AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. Dec 4. New South Wales, New Zealand, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania (via San Fran- cisco) 6d Id 5 Queensland (via Brindisi) 8d 2d „ Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania (via Brisbane 4- Brindisi). 8d 2d PONTYPOOL POST OFFICE. DELIVERY OF LETTERS, &c. About 8.0 am., 11.30 a.m., and 5.30 p.m TIMES FOR POSTING IN PONTYPOOL. For London & all parts.11.0 a.m, 4.30 p.m, 7.0 p.m With additional stamp.11-10 „ 4.40 „ 7.30 „ For Pontypool and neighbourhood, up to. 9.0 „ MONEY ORDER AND SAYINGS BANK BUSINESS. From 9.0 a.m to 5.0 p.m TELEGRAMS. From 8.0 a.m to 8.0 p.m. Sundays, 8.0 a.m to 10 a.m SAILINGS OF THE WELSH PRINGE FROM NEWPORT Nov 28 ( Bristol) 4 0 p.m. Dec. 1 „ 6 30 a.m. 3 7 15 „ 5 „ 7 45 „ FROM BRISTOL Nov 29 (to Newport) 6 15 p.m. Dec. 2 „ .8 0 a.m. 4 „ .9 0 a.m. 6 „ 1.. 10 0 a.m. mmmtrnmrnmrnrn———— TRAINS. -r" "<I.r> From Crane-street Station, M. R. & C. Co. Jo Blaenarou (Old Line) 10 40 2.45 8.15 To Brynraswr (New Line; 7.40 1.0 4.45 1 Sundays • 10.0 a.m. 8.45 pan. An Extra Train on Saturdays on',y at 9.0 p.m., for Pont- newynydd and Abersychan only. Newport,. 7.47 0.27 51.47 2.57 4 57 6.52 t uneayf; B.I., 5.12 p.m. Vrom Pontypool Town Station, Trosnant. G.W.R. Co. To Crumlin, at— I Sunday '■57 | 2.16 | 5.57 I 8.57 | 6.13 To Pontypool Road, at— I 10.16 | 1:44 5.43 I 11-5 I 9.14 ^rom Pontypool Road. To Hereford at— I '•40 | 10.30 I 2.13 13.41 16.5 I 8,45 | 6.5 An extra tram to Abergavenny at 11.29 a.m. „ To Monmouth, at— | 11.35 | 2.20 f 6.10 An extra train to Usk at 8.40 a.m. To Newport, at— *«35|U.17|12.25|2.0 13.50J5.54] 6.10)9.3 | 11.15 | 9.26 An Extra Train on Saturday only at 8.35 p.m. The only DIRECT Line of Steamers to PHILADEL- PHIA is the AMERICAN LINE I UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. m LIVERPOOL TO PHILADELPHIA EVERY WEDNESDAY, Calling atQUEENSTOWN every THURSDAY First-class, full-powered Iron Steam- ships are appointed to Sail BETISH CROWW NOV. 26 *BRITISHEMPIRE Dec 17 IIUNOIS Dec. 3 LORD GGUGH Dec. 24 *LORDCIIEVE,Dec.. 10 OHIO Dec 31 Saloon Passage, 12 to 21 Guineas. XO Intermediate Passengers carried on voyage marked thas* r The only TRANS-ATLANTIC LINE sailing under e UNITED STATES FLAG, and carrying the American for saving life, besides the usual complement of lifeboats and an extra number of Life Preservers. The Accommodation for all classes of passengers is equal to ot the European Steamship Lines. Every Steamer cftrries a Surgeon and Stewardess. Passengers and goods are landed at Philadelphia on the Wharf of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, "hich has the shortest and most direct route to all Places in the Western States. Passengers by this Line can pass direct into the Rail- ed Cars "without leaving the Landing Wharf, and the same roof, there are REFRESHMENT ROOM, Raited States Letter Box, Telegraph Office, Exchange office, and Baggage Express Office. CABIN PASSAGE, 12 to 18 Guineas. Return Tickets, at reduced rates. STEERAGE PASSAGE as low as by any other FAST iJ&e, including an ample supply of Provisions. Steerage *ft8sengers are forwarded to New York or Boston with- °Ut additional charge. INTERMEDIATE PASSAGE, including Beds, Bedding, Aftd all necessary Utensils, and separate table, JE8 8s. r, Apply in Philadelphia, to Peter Wright and Sons, general Agents, 307, Walnut-street-, in Queenstown, N. & J. Cummins & Brothers; and in Liverpool, to RICHARDSON, SPENCE, & CO., 17 and 19, Water-street. J. MORGAN, Post Office, Pontypool. W. H. BANKS, Blaenavon. THOS. H. THOMAS, High-st., Tenby. JNO. THOMAS, Church-st., Tredegar. TLLAN L INE *<jL_SHORTEST OCEAN PASSAGE TO AMERICA. Halifax, Canadian, and United States Mail. t COMPOSED OF TWENTY FIRST-CLASS STEAMERS. paving LIVERPOOL every THURSDAY, and LONDONDERRY every FRIDAY for HALIFAX, QUEBEC, PORTLAND, & BALTIMORE. Through i^kets to BOSTON, NEW YORK, PHILADEL- PHIA, and to all points in CANADA & the STATES. Low Fares and excellent Accommodation. i Passengers who secure their Tickets before leaving are met at the Railway Station by an appointed INSent of the Company,who takes charge of them until ey go on board the steamer. .a THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT grants ASSISTED PAS- 4ca:s by the ALLAN LINE. Write for the Pamphlet "LORD DUFFERIN ils MANITOBA." F Apply to ALLAN BROTHERS & Co., Liverpool or Londonderry, or to J. R. MORGAN, Post Office, Pontypool. THOMAS PUGH, Panteg Station FREDERICK SMITH, Shipping Agent, Bridge Street, Blaenavon. PIANOFORTES, By COLLARD & COLLARD, KIRKMAN, and other Best Makers, at 20 per Cent off their List Prices, FOR CASH. THE BEST and CHEAPEST PIANOFORTES and 1 HARMONIUMS IN THE WORLD can be obtained at W. H. HASKINS' MUSIC WAREHOUSES, COMMERCIAL STREET AND CLUB BUILDINGS, PONTYPOOL. Price Lists free by post on application iggp Send for List, and compare prices with those of other Houses. 7-octave Pianoforte, in solid walnut 1 case j 19 g^neas. The Royal Pianoforte (7 octaves), J 4ft. high by 4ft. 6in. wide, in fine { ot- Italian walnut,with ivory-fronted j guineas, keys, and warranted for 10 years < Harmoniums from £ 4. W. H. HASKINS, AGENT FOR MESSRS J. BRINSMEAD & SONS' GOLD MEDAL PIANOS, And for MESSRS. NEUMEYER & Co.s DOUBLE OVERSTRUNG IRON UPRIGHT GRANDS; Also for MESSRS GEO. WOOD & Co.'s AMERICAN ORGANS. These justly-celebrated Instruments are always kept in stock, and may be obtained on very advan- tageous terms. Instruments tuned, regulated, and repaired by skilful London workmen. PIANOS LET ON HIRE, TAKEN IN EXCHANGE, AND SUPPLIED ON THE THREE YEARS' SYSTEM. Great Bargains in Second-hand Pianos-which have been .let on hire and but little used-at very little more than Half-price. RODERICK'S RHEUMATIC CORDIAL9 Price Is. lid. An Effectual Remedy for Gout, Rheumatic Gout, Sciatica, Lumbago, AND ALL KINDS OF RHEUMATISM. THIS Preparation has been highly esteemed for many j_ years, and its great demand is chiefly due to the personal recommendation of those who have been bene- fited by it. TONIC, APERIENT, AND PURIFYING, FAMILY PILLS, FOE THE LIVER AND STOMACH, Are prepared with great tare, on the most approved principlel, of choice and well-proportioned ingredients they are mild il their operation, and from their pure composition, are easily digested by the "stomach they tkor-UghJy eradicate those humours, which, when ne- glected, bad to serious and often fatal results, and by their dirsct action on the blood, renovate and invigorate the whole system.-Sold in boxes, at 7id., Is, lid., and 2s. 9d. each, go- Bayley's Family Pills do not contain one particle of Mercury, Antimony, or any other mineral ingredient -—— PREPARED ONLY BY T. RODERICK, Chemist, Pontypool, And Sold by most Chemists and Medicine Vendors. Christmas and New Year Cards. rn'HE CHOICEST DESIGNS BY DE LA RUE, RAPHAEL TUCK,: PRAUG, c., 4-c., fyc., Including HELEN'S BABIES" and OUR BOYS." Also, Exquisite Designs on White Satin. HUGHES & SON, STATIONERS, &c., PONTYPOOL. COEDCAE, PONTYPOOL. C. LAWRENCE, New and Old Iron Merchant, METAL & MACHINERY BROKER, Bars, Plates, Sheets, Brass and Lead, also Old Rails Tyres, Axles, and every description of Scrap. Also, for Sale, Portable Forges, Lifting Jacks, Punching and Shearing Machines, Smiths' Tools, Taps and Dies, Injectors, Colliery, Turntables, Lea- ther and Rubber Belts, &c. The Oldest Wholesale and Retail Provision & Family Grocery Trade, CRANE-STREET, PONTYPOOL, (AND GRIFFITHSTOWN,) ESTABLISHED 1787. JOHN DANIEL, Late DANIEL f JONES. JTACT WORTH KNOWING. BEECHAM'S PILLS Are admitted by thousands to be worth above a Guinea n. box for Bilious and Nerwms Disorders, such as wind and paiu at the stomach, sick headache, giddiness, fullness and swelling after meals, dustiness and drowsiness, cold chills, flushings of heat, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, eostiveness, scurvy, blotches on the skin, disturbed sleep, frightful dreams, and all nervous and trembling sensations, &C., &c. The first dose will give relief in. twenty minutes. This is no fiction, for they have done it in .thousands of cases. The proprietor of these Pills having obtained (at great expense) a patent for them, he challenges the whole world to produce a medicine equal to them for removing the above complaints, and restoring the patient to souncband lasting health. Every sufferer is earnestly invited to try one box of these Pills, and they, will be acknowledged to be WORTH A GUINEA A BOX. For females, of all ages these Pills are invaluable, as a few doses of themcarry off all gross humours, open all obstructions, and bring about all that is required. No female should be without them. There is no medicine to be found to equal Beecham'8 PiHs for removing any obstruction or irregularity of the system. If taken according to the directions given with each box they-will soon restore females of all ages to robust health. For a weak stomach, impaired digestion, and all disorders of the liver, they act like MAGIC," and a few doses will be found to work wonders upon the most important organs in the human machine. They strengthen the whole muscular system. restore the long-lost complexion, bring back the keen edge of appetite, and arouse into action, with the ROSEBUD of health, the whole physical energy of the human frame.-Thpse are «FACTS" admitted by thousands embracing all cktsses of Society; ano one of the best guarantees to the Nervous and Debilitated is, BKECHAMS'S PILLS have the largest sale of any Patent Medicine in the world. Caution.-The public arc requested to notice that the words "BEECHAM'S PILLS, St. Helen's," are on the Government Stamp affixed to each box of the Pills; if not on, they are a forgery. Prepared only, and sold wholesale and retail, by the Pro- prietor, T. BEECHAM, Chemist, St. Helen's, Lancashire, in boxes at Is. IJd. and 2s. 9d. each. Sent post free from the Proprietor for 15 or 3G stamps. Sold by even Druggist in every town in the Kingdom. N.B.—Full directions are given with each box. THE Pontypool General Furnishing Warehouses, CLARENCE-STREET, PONTYPOOL. vv- 0 ITN 13EVAN respectfully announces that Purchasers will find in his New and Spacious Warehouses a very large Stock of Dining, Drawing, and Bedroom Suites, Iron and Wood ;Bedsteads, Palliasses, Spring & Millpuff Mattresses, Feather & Millpuff Beds, & every description of I HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Pianofortes, Harmoniums, Carpets, Matting, Floor Cloth, Door Mats, Hearth Bugs, Cutlery, Dinntr Tea, and Toilet Sets, Cooking Utensils, &c., &e. A large proportion of Goods being Home-made, the quality may be relied upon. No effort is spared to give entire satisfaction. Goods delivered per Cart or Covered Van, free of expense. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT.^ V_ LONDON HOTTSE, PONTYPOOL. "6< The New Show Boom will be Opened this Day, Saturday, Oct. 25th. MESSRS. WILLIAMS & CO. Beg 'respectfully to announce their return from the London and other Markets, and will make a GRAND SHOW of the LEADING NOVELTIES for the Season. They would draw special attention to A MANUFACTURER'S STOCK OF LADIES' ULSTERS, Which will be offered at EXTRAORDINARY PRICES. Large Stock of Ladies' Paletots, lowet- than has ever been offered; large assortment of Gloves, Corsets, Umbrellas, and Lace Goods. GREAT BARGAINS will be offered in all Departments FOR CASH. Dress and Mantle Making done on the Premises by experienced hancls.A-U Orders promptly executed IRONMONGERY. CLEARANCE SALE (PREVIOUS TO ALTERATIONS). WM. BUNNING & Co., General A Furnishing* Ironmongers, Pontypool, Being about to make IMPORTANT ALTERATIONS i with the New Year, WILL, t On and from Saturday, November ] 8tli, until December 31st, I SELL OFF THE WHOLE OF THEIR| EXTENSIVE STOCK- AT j' GREAT REDUCTIONS FOR CASH. Iron Bedsteads, Palliasses, Fenders, Fire Irons, Coal Vases, Baths, Trays, Brushes, Mats, Matting. Ivory and other Table and Pocket Cutlery, Electro-plated, Spoons and Forks, Cruets, Teapots, &c., &c.-Duplex, Silber, and other Petroleum Lamps.-Scales and Weights, Spring Balances, Steelyards, Leamington Kitcheners, Register and other Stoves and Chimney Pieces, &c., &c.-Fire-resisting Safes, &c., &c. WINES AND SPIRITS FOR EVERY-DAY USE Selected from W & A Gilbey's List of 220 varieties, v The purity of every article is guaranteed under Act 38 & 39 Vict., Cap. 63. Consumers will recognise in this Act a means of verifying the guarantee W & A Gilbey have always given of the purity and genuineness of all WINES and SPIRITS bearing their seals and labels. This SELECTED LIST" of W & A GILBEY'S WINES AND SPIRITS comprises two descriptions only of each class of Wines and Spirits, the first selected on account of its moderate price, and the second for its fine quality combined with greater age. AGENT- FREDERICK PHILLIPS. Grocer, Commercial Street PONTYPOOL PRICES THE SAME AS AT HEAD ESTABLISHMENTS WINES Per Per SPIRITS Per Per Bottle Dozen f Bottle uozen FORTCastlfe A from Portugal An excellent) GIN Castle UPHigMy rectified atW&AGilbey s » 2/ 24/ fruity Wine, well matured 5 years old own Distillery. 33 per cent, under proot > PORT Castle B from Portugal A fine full- )9m 9ft/ GIN Castle PROOF Highly rectified at W& A J.2/10 341 flavored fruity Wine. 8 years old.f1' Gilbey's own Distillery. Strength, proof ) SPANISH PORT Castle 1 from"Spain IRISH WHISKEY Castle UP Puref}2/3 271 A fruity Wine of good body 2 years old fx/,i> x°l Dublin Whiskey 33 Per cent, under proof) SPANISH PORT Castle 4 from Stain The ) t/-iq 00/ IR IHil WHISKEY Castle DO Very fine) 39/ finest old Red Wine produced. 10 years old j Dublin Whiskey. Strength, proof SHERRY Castle SPANISH from Sfaiu SCOTCH WHISKEY Castle UP Pure >2/3 27/ A pure Spanish Sherry. 2 years old Malt Whisk -y. 33 per cent, under proot t SHERRY Castle C Pale from Spain An)_ SCOTCH WtilSKEY Castle SO A high-class ? jyg 39/ excellent type of nutty Sherry. 6 years old | ^1 Scotch W hiskey. Strength, proof • • > MARSALA Castle VP Pale from Sicily BRANDY Castle UP Possessing the whole-30/ A delicate dinner Wine. 3 years old -10' sonic qualities of Cognac 33 under proof) MARSALA Castle C Pale front Sicily ThgCk BRANDY Castle PROOF Possessing the j. jyg 42/ finest Marsala produced. 7 years old wholesome qualities of Cognac Proof CLARET Castle A f/om France A pure). 19/ COGNAC Castle D An excellent Cognac) g/g 42/ full-bodied Wine. 1 year in bottle 1 Hranuy of fine flavor. 33 under proof.. J CLARET Castle C from France A fine-}, ji CO GIT AC Castle FO A very fine Cham-1 g j qqj J flavored and well-matured MedoG Wine j r^ue L'randy. Strength, proof • • SAUMUR Castle Silver Foil A Bottles 2 1 251 JAMAICA RUM Castle UP A well-matured) 2/3 27/ Sparkling dry Champagne J Half-Botts. 1/3 14/6 lamaica lUim. 33 per cent, underproof., j SAUMUR Castle Gold Foil The Bottles 2.'6 3 >/ JAMAICA HUM Castle JQ A very fine I 019 301 choicest Wine of the District ..) Half-Botts. 1/5 17/ Jamaica Rum. Strength, proof CHAMPAGNE Castle 1 A pure Bottles 2/2 28/ HOLLANDS Castle 1 Distilled in Holland) oi/l 28/ Sparkling Wine for ordinary use ) Half-Botts. 1/3 15/ from Rve 14 per cent, under proof f t CHAMPAGNE Castle 3 A high ( Bottles 3/6 42/ HOLLANDS (Silver Stream) The finest) «. 32/ class delicate Champagne ) Half-Botts. 1/11 23/ Geneva. Bottled abroad. 14 under proof All Bottles (except for Sparkling Wines) aro charged Id. each, vvhich ia allowed when returned. SINGLE BOTTLES Single Bottles of any of JV d- A Gilbe/s 220 varieties of Wines and Spirits can be purchased as samples EXPORTATION W &- A Gilbey's Wines and Spirits can be obtained free of duty from their JSxcise Bonded Warehouses.—For Prices see Special Export List PAYMENTS In order to give every possible advantage to consumers cash payments art I absolutely necessary, as allprices are arranged upon that principle COMPLETE LIST A Complete List of W A Gilbey's Wines and Spirits, containing fuH particulars of 220 varieties, sent free on application THOMAS CORNER, Auctioneer & Appraiser, 42, COMMERCIAL STREET, NEWPORT. BENTS COLLECTED. Experienced Bailiffs employed for the Recovery of Rents, Bills of Sale, &c. PROMPT SETT 1^ M E N T S KING'S HEAD HOTEL, CRANE-ST., PONTYPOOL. HENRY GALE BEGS to inform the Public that he has TAKEN JD the above HOTEL, the ALTERATIONS in which are now COMPLETED. Bottled and Draught Ales WINES, SPIRITS, LIQUEURS, &C. WELL AIRED BEDS. CIGARS! AT MANUFACTURERS' PRICES, A T- H. FOX'S, Commercial St., Pontypool. Try HENRY Fox's CLUB CIGARS." Samples 2d. 3d. and 4d. each. H FOX'S. NUTRITIVE & SEDATIVE CREAM is warranted to allay itching, irritation of the skin, remove scruff, and materially add to the growth of the hair. Sold in bottles, at Is. and Is. 6d. each, by the Maker, Commercial Street, Pontypool. NOTICE. COTTAGE COMPOSITES MAY NOW BE HAD At 15 per cent. Reduction in Price, AT THE ONLY MANUFACTORY IN SOUTH WALES JOHN HAYARD, Rockfield House, Pontypool. GuavanteedFirst-class Illuminating Power. JAMES ELLIS, OF WEST PLACE, PONTYPOOL, MOST respectfully begs leave to inform his friends and the nublic generally, that he has TAKEN THE SHOP LATELY OCCUPIED BY Mr T. PROSSER, next door to Messrs. Davies & Sandbrook, CHANE STREET, for the purpose of Selling GOOD AND. GENUINE BREAD, 0 AT THE SMALLEST LIVE-AND-LET-LIVE PROFITS ALSO, CONFECTIONERY AND GROCERY IN LIKE MANNER; and he will feel thankful for any patronage with which he may be favoured. Tea, Coffee, and other Refreshments provided at the shortest notice. Comfortable Rooms and well-aired Beds for respect- able persons recommended by friends. September 3rd, 1879. The IMPERIAL HOUSEHOLD ALES PILE ALES, AND STOUT. IMPERIAL HEREFORD BREWERY. These well-known HOUSEHOLD ALES are unrivalled for purity, delicacy of flavour, and excellence of quality and value combined. Mild Ales: 10d., Is., Is. 2d., and Is. 4d. per gallon. I pel- a 1. TJ A light, tonic, bitter, of pleasant XiXlii tile J flavour, Is.per gallon; firkins, 9s; kilderkins, 18s. Crystal Pale Ale: 10s. Gd^; kilderkins, 21s, Golden Mild Ale: 10s. 6d^; kilderkins, 21s. J Export Mild Ale: 12s.; kilderkins, 24s. Watkins's Hereford Stout (X.S.): Nutritious. The favourite brand; firkins. (9 gallons) 12s; kilderkins,(18 gallons) 24s. Delivered Carriage Free, in the TVest of England, in 9, 18, 36, and 54 gallon casks, direct from the Brewery, or through the District Agents. Each Cask bears the Brewery Label Trade Mark—An EAGLE, and name, WATKINS, HEREFORD.' WM. PEGLER, JUN., PONTYPOOL, Appointed SOLE AGENT in Pontypool for these cele- brated Ales and S:out. Brewery prices, with liberal cash discount. The Pale and Mild Ales, at Is per gallon, are generally acknowledged to be the best in the Market.-Full Price List on application. DUBLIN EXTRA STOUT, 35 per dozen. I GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. Birmingham Cattle Show. ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 1st, CHEAP EXCURSION TICKETS, I WILL BE ISSUED TO BIRMINGHAM, I I7ROM Card if" at 1.10, Newport 1.35, Caerleon 1.42, Pontucwycld 1.52, Pontypool Road 2.13, and Abergavenny at 2.34 p.m. Tickets available to re- furn fti-v wpp.y day up to D/^ Rtli, inolntivp ■ See Special J. GRIERSON, General Manager. Panteg & Llanvrechva Permanent Building Society. SHARES from 2s. a month, upwards. Deposits received at 5 per cent, interest. Money ready to advance on mortgage. Shares may be taken, de- posits made, and further information obtained, at the regular subscription meetings, between the hours of 7.30 and 8.30 p.m., on the first Tuesday in the month, at the Town Hall, Pontypool, and Me- chanics' Institute, Griffithstown; or daily at the following addresses :—W. G. DOWDEN, BIaenavon Iron Works, Blaenavon; G. W. JONES, Agent, Cwmbran; and B. H. MADGE, Secretary, Panteg Steel Works, Panteg. WRINGTON ARMS9 (LATE RAILWAY INN,) PONTYPOOL. Close to the Monmouthshire Railway Station. E. BEACHAM, IN thanking his numerous frends and supporters for their liberal patronage in the past, solicits a con- tinuance of their future support in his NEW ESTABLISHMENT. BURTON, PALE, AND OTHER ALES. LONDON AND IRISH STOUT, In Bottles and on Draught. COMMERCIAL ST., PONTYPOOL. ESTABLISHED 1825. (Formerly occupied by Mr James Weare, and Mr Jas. Brown.) ft. GORRELL, Saddler, Gig, Carriage, and Cart Harness Manufacturer, BEGS to solicit a continuance of the liberal support he has many years been favoured with, and to assure the Public generally that no effort shall be wanting on his part to maintain the High Reputation for Hunting Saddles, q' all kinds of Horse Clothing for Summer$Winter Wear. PORTMANTEAUS & LADIES' BAGS.—LONDON WHIPS, BITS, & SPURS. LEATHER MILLBANDS FOR ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY, on the Shortest Notice. Experienced Workmen sent to any part of the Country. All Harness made on the Premises, and at Reduced Prices. MONEY. NO LAW COST S.—Loans from £ 10 to £ 2000 granted daily to -Farmers, Householders, Trades- men, Gentlemen, and others, on their Stock, Crops, Household Furniture, &c., repayable by easy instalments to suit Borrowers.—Apply by letter, or personally, to W. H. LLEWELLYN, Accountant, &c., 1, Flannel-st., Abergavenny. piASH ADVANCElTlN A FEW R()URS' NO- \J TIOE !-The Monmouthshire Loan & Discount Co. advance money daily, from jE2 to X2,000, to Trades- men Farmers, Mechanics, and others, on their Stock- in-trade, Furniture, &c., without removal or incon- veniencein anyway; repayable by easy instalments; distance no object; all applications punctually attended to strictly private.—Apply personally, or by letter, to The Cross, Pontypool; or Abbey Row, Cwmbran. MONEY ADVANCES, from Lio to clooo, can now be obtained at a few hours' notice. No law costs; strictest secrecy. For particulars, apply to Mr. A BLOOM, Pawnbroker, Jeweller, &c., George-street Pontypool —— » FITS.—EPILEPTIC FITS OR FALLING SICKNESS.—-A certain method of cure has been diseovered for this dis- tressing complaint by a physician, who is desirous that Ilia sufferers may benefit from this providential disco. very it is never known to fail, and will cure the most hopeless case after all other means have been tried. Full particulars will be sent by post to any person free of charge.—Address: Mr WILLIAMS 10, Oxford Terrace, Hyde Park, London. 'THE HOME PRINTER,' A NEW INVENTION FOR THE INSTANTANEOUS MULTIPLICATION OF CIRCULARS, PLANS, SKETCHES, QUOTATIONS, MSS., MUSIC, &c. 40 to 100 copies easily taken in a few minutes. Note size. 10 x 6J 3/- Quarto 12-1 x 10 6/- F.cap 14i x 10 9/- Folio x 12! 12/- 4 INK, Is. A BOTTLE:EXTRA, Either Black, Violet, Red, or Blue. Full directions with each. 4 THE R~ or J. <I&. IS INDISPENSABLE TO Solicitors, Secretaries of Companies, Artists, Engineers, Merchants, Auctioneers, and Tradesmen; also to Clergymen, Ministers, Authors, Schoolmasters, and those who have much writing to do. THE HOME PRINTER' can be purchased of HUGHES & SON, BOOKSELLERS Sf STATIONERS, PONTYPOOL, Who will show the Apparatus to anyone interested. THE NEW Tinted Note Paper, Sky-Blue Shade, Silurian Shade, Nut-Brown Shade, Favorite Neutral Tint. Price Is. a packet of 5 quires. Square Court-shaped ENVELOPES to match, 3d a packet. Samples sent free by post, on receipt of 1 d. stamp. HUGHES & SON, PRINTERS AND IUNUFACTURING STATIONERS, PONTYPOOL. "¡' THE FOLLOWING I t NEW BOOKS, I Most of which have been itEGESfTET —Pt'BEISHED,"+ i Are NOW ON SALE By t HUGHES & SON, STATIONERS, PONTYPOOL. Less Discount for Cash. Church Decorations: A Manual of Appropriate s d Ornamentation. Edited by a Practical Il- luminator. With Illustrations 1 0 Shepherd Calls. Useful as Family Readings, &c. By the Rev R. Balgamie 1 6 The North Pole, and How Charlie Wilson dis- covered it. By the Author of the Realms of the Ice King, &c. 3 6 George Moore, Merchant and Philantrophist. By S. Smith. With a Portrait 6 0 The Book of Snobs, and Sketches and Travels in London. By W. M. Thackeray 3 6 The Elocutionist: A Collection of Pieces in Prose and Verse preceded by an Introduction on the principles of Elocution. By the Rev G. S. Knowles 3 6 Family Readings on the Gospel according to St. John, consisting of short consecutive por- tions, comprising the whole Gospel, with a simple Exposition. By the Rev F. Bour- dillon, M.A 4 0 Short and Simple Prayers, with Hymns, for the use of Children. By the author of Scrip- ture Histories for Children," &c. 1 0 Locomotive Engine Driving A Practical Manual for Engineers in Charge of Locomotive En- gines. By Michael Reynolds 4 6 The Model Locomotive Engineer, Fireman, and Engine-boy. 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