PUBLIC NOTICE PONTITPRIXID. GREAT DRAPERY SALE AT JOHN EVANS & CO. Commencing on Saturday, August 21,1886. ENORMOUS REDUCTIONS 1 t I 600 Straw Hats from lid f 2 Trimmed Hats and Bonnets from Is Old Ladies' Mantles aid Jackets Is llfd up Waterproof Cloaks from Is llid 2 Skirts "Is Od 2 Pinafores and Aprons 3fd up 100 Fur Capes from 2s Fancy Dresses from 3id per yard Black and Coloured Wool Serges „ 7!d „ 4 2000 yards Black French Merino „ Is 3fd „ 58-inch Tweeds (all colours) 2s 71d per yd., usual price 3e lId Black and (oloured Velveteens Is3fdup 560 Umbrellas from llfd (ALL THIS SEASON'S GOODS). Lisle and Silk Gloves fr0m lid per pair 4-Button Kid Gloves ]||d n Laces, Fringes, Trimmings, and Ribbons. Very cheap 150 Counterpanes frnm Is I 1-id 2 Sheetings from 7 £ d per yard All Wool Shirting Flannels 7|d M Men's and Boys' Felt Hats fr0m' 3ld Men's Shirts „lso|d 2 Felt Carpets from 7Id per yard 4 70 pairs of Blankets (slightly soiled) Very chepp 300 yds. Fancy Trouserings, from Is 61-d to 3s 1 ld-nsual price, 2 [3s 6d to 7s 9d No Goods will be sent on Approbation During the Sale. ALL GOODS TO BE PAID FOR BEFORE OR ON DELVERY. Address- 93, TAFP STREET, PONTYPRIDD. PUBLIC NOTICES. THE MYSTERY! THE MYSTERY 11! THE MYSTERY! See future issues of the CHRONICLE. 4THE MYSTERY' By the author of "The Woman in Black." 'THE MYSTERY' By the author of The Jilt." TRICYCLES! TRICYLESI To be Sold, Cheap, A 44 INCH CAMBRIAN TRICYCLE, in First-class Condition, including a PAIR OF LAMPS, and all accessories, A BASOAXS. ALSO A COVENTRY ROTARY TRICYCLE, VALUERS. Side Gear, Fast Machine, and good, strong Roadster. For further particulars, apply at the "CHRONICLE" Office, where the machines may be seen. MARKET HALL, PONTYPRIDD. ON TUESDAY, the 19th of OCTOBER, 1886, a LECTURE Will bq delivered by the distinguished AFRICAN EXPLORER, MR. HENRY M. STANLEY, GOVERNOR OF THE CONGO FREE STATE, Author of" How I found Livingstone," "Through -the Dark Continent," &o.; imbject- "MY AFRICAN TRAVELS AND WORK." The Chair will be taken by LORD ABERDARE, President of the Royal Geographioal Society. D iors open at 7, to oomiaenoe at 7.30 precisely ADMISSION—Platform and Front Seats (num- bered), 3s; Second Seats, 2s and Back Seats, Is. PLAN OF THE HALL -May be seen and Seats secured at Mr W. H. Key's, Taft-street, Pontypridd. I TICKETS May also be obtained of Mr W. Jones, stationer, Dake-street, Cardiff; Miss Wilkins, Stamp Office, ,Merthyr Tydfil; Messrs Farrant & Frost, booksellers, Aberdare; Mis Davies, bookseller, 17, Commercial- 4treet, Aberdare Mr Evan Cule, grocer, Treher- bert; Mr W. Phillips, grocer, Treorky Mr John Lloyd, draper, Pentre; Mr George Knill, grocer, and Mr Richard Lewis, Boot and Shoe Warehoase, Ten. ypandy; Mr John Jones, grocer, Hannah-street, Porth. tar* It is anticipated that the Lectnre will be orer in time for friends from a distance to return by the 9.16 p.m. train. Sent free for Three Stamps to pay Postage, NERVOUS DEBILITY, Its Causes and Cure, Marriage and its ImpedimeBts.—Jnst oat, a new Medical Work by Dr. E. HAUOHTON and J. NKLSON, containing chapters on Health, its resto- ration. loss of vigoor, &c.; also, over 100 valuable prescriptions for self-treatmert of various com- plaints. Should be read by all who value health, strength, and manhood, and wish to attain a happy 'Old a"Address: Mr. J. NKLSON, Medical Hall, *ncnester. GEORGE'S INFANTS' POWDERS. TESTIMONY FROM LONDON. 13, Coamo Place, Queen's Square, London, W.C., July 24th, 1885. Dear Sir, Will you please forward me six of your Infante' Powders. A packet is too much; I like to have them freah. I find them invaluable, and always use them with the sanotion of our medical man. By so doing you will oblige, Yours respectfully, C. EDWARD8- B. A. GEORGE. Esq. A packet forwarded to any address for Is lid. B. A. GEORGE, Medical Hall, Pentre, Pantypridd, Glam. WANTED, AGENTS. Industrial Assurance and Sick Benefit Society. Fernd-zle, Pontypridd, Pentyrch, Treharris, Mous- tain Ash, and Districts around. Books vacant. Splendid remuneration to ex- perienced mono Security required. Send business records, and full particulars of past experience, with Stamp to MANAQKR, 7 & 8, Arcade Chambers, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, CARDIFF. FIRM FOUNDED 1745." The Rev T Major Lester, the great Liverpool Philanthropist, writes:- The Vicarage, E"«rton, December 1, 1883. I have worn one of your much spoken of "Reli. able" Keyless Lever Watches, and have found it so reliable and sound, that I testify no Watch before has ever given me such satisfaction. "It looks wel! It goes well' It is made well," and is cheap." I can and do recommend it with confidence to every Class, and I shall myself stick to your Reliable Keyless Lever Watch (Signed) T MAJ6R LESTER P,3 10s (Worth £ 6)—In return for remittance I send free and safe per post one of my own spe- cially made "RELIABLE" KEYLESS LEVER WATCHBS (Lady's or Gent!eman's size) This Watch is full jewelled in rubies, has chrono- meter balance, and soundest keyless work; iD massive sterling silver cases, flat crystal Glass with gold winding button and gold joints ieio —The same movement, of finest finish, called the "CHALLENGE," in a specially massive and heavy 18-carat Gold case, with flat Crystal Glass je2 —"THE £2 WATCHES," in two sizes, for Ladies and Gentlemen, are famous timekeepers, and are guar- anteed by the Firm Send your Watch and Jewellery Repairs by Post (Registered) which will be given only to skilful workmen. Estimates sent before doing the work, and I take the risk and cost of carriage back "WATCHES jel to £ 100." Illustrated Pamphlet sent free OH application. Railway Fares Paid when same do not exceed 5 per cent on Watch Purchases MR T. R. RUSSELL, Maker to the Queen, CATHEDRAL WORKS, 18, CHURCH-ST., LIVERPOOL THE WOODLANDS, PONTYPRIDD. MISS JL HOGG is prepared to give LESSONS on the PIANOFORTE to a limited number of Young Ladies. Terms on application. BILLIARDS! BAGATELLES All thoie requiring New or SeoOnd- hand Tables, Requisites, or Billiard work done, should, before going elsewhere, send for New Price List, Cloth and Cushion Samples, L-c., to HENNIG BROS, High-street, W.C., London. Est. 1862. To POLICEMEN and those obliged to be out in the damp night airs Cadbury's Cooos affords and ex- hilarating beverage, -w-ing, oomforting and sustaining. Beware of Imitations. .I I Post Free, with Sketches and Details for Self Cure, (under cover J, 6 stamps, From J. WILLIAMS, P.M.V., 22, MARISCHAL ST., ABERDEEN. THE POCKET MEDICAL ADVISER. For the Self-treatment of Nervous and Func- tional A itme nts, induced by Overwork, Worry, Excesses, and other enervating influences, and their Associated Evils. BY THE NEW LOCAL TREATMENT. A. boon to all desiring 'self-cure' without re- course to physic or the family doctor.-Medical Review. A country parson writes thus:—' Your Guide has cured myself and many parishioners.' SUFFERERS should procure this handy Referee on various Ailments, and thus avoid doctor's fees and objectionable medicine.—Gazette I f PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEM ENT. Mozart's TWELFTH MASS TWO GRAND CONCERTS Consisting of Performances of the Twelfth Mass will be given at the TOWN HALL, PONTYPRIDD On Christmas Day, BY THE PENUEL CHORAL SOCIETY. Further particulars will be given in future an- 91 nouncements. SALES BY AUCTION. HOUSES FOR SALE In the Rhondda Valley, &e. TREALAW. A Double house. Shop and Bake- house, No. 132, Miskin Road; Two double dwelling houses, with land adjoining/ Nos. 118, 119, 'Miskin Road; Six dwelling houses, Nos. 1, 5, 6, 14, 15, & 16, Wain- graig Road; Five dwelling houses, Nos. 23, 24, 25, 26, & 27 Hillumn's Row Seven dwelling houses, Nos 15, 16, 17,20,21,47 & 48, WilUaijns- town Road, (near the English Wesleyan Chapel). TONYREFAIL. Two dwelling houses in Gtollenna Road. DIN AS. Dwelling house No. 28, Dtaas Road, oppoeite the Half-way House; Five dwelling houses, Nos. 65, 66, 69, 70, & 71 Dinas Road. TREORKY. Two dwelling houses Nos. 106 & 107 Dumfries Street; Stable at rear of last named. PENTRE. Two dwelling houses, being Oak Tree Houses, top of Churchfield Row, (one being a double house). YSTRAD RHONDDA. Double dwelling house No. 136, Y strad Road; Five dwelling houses Nos. 22, 23, 24, 25, & 26, Tyntyla Road, (near Gellygaled Inn). PENCOEDCAE. Four Dwelling houses. LLANTRISANT. Large Dwelling house near the Turnpike Gate, David's Town, Llantrisant. FERNDALE. Block of three dwellings, Commer- cial Street, and one dwelling house Upper Row. PONTYPRIDD. Two dwelling houses, Wood Road Also, houses in OGMORE VALE 4 ABERDARE, particulars of which can be obtained of the underme ntioned. The houses can be sold separately, or in lots, as may be required. Ninety per cent. of the purchase money can remain on mortgage, repayable in easy in- stalments, if required. For full pat ticulars apply to Mr H. W. Hughes, Preswylfa, Penygraig; Messrs Griffith and Latube, Solicitors, Cardiff, or to Mr Petei Price, 3, Crockherbtown, Cardiff. See THE CHRONICLE For Local News, k L •J.. DAVIES BROTHERS, PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS 23 & 24, MILL-STREET, PONTYPRIDD, BEG to thank the Tradesmen, the Professional Men, and the Public of the District for the Patronage accorded to their Father daring the past 20 years, and desire respectfully to state that they have now .a.:EE. B o-ve- THB PRINTINGS PUBLISHING BUSINESS AND HAVE MADE CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS TO THE PLANT AND MACHINERY, SO AS TO ENABliE THEM TO COMPETE WITH THE CHEAPEST HOUSES IN THE KINGDOM In the rapid and economical production of the Commercial and General Printing so frequently sent away. ■A. COMPARISOllT OF PRICES TTsrVTTllD j Posters, Handbills, Billheads, Memorandums, &c., COME UNDER THE HEAD JUST REFERRED TO. THE "PONTYPRIDD CHRONICLE" Is the Best Local Newspaper, started in 1881, and Three Times Enlarged. Its Circulation is more than Fonr Times that of any Newspaper in the District. ¡.f" THE "RHONDDA CHRONICLE" Is a separate edition for the Rhondda Parliamentary Division, and is extensively circulated throughout the Rhondda District.. YR "HERALD CENADOL," The only Missionary Magazine published in the Welsh Language. It gives an account of the Baptist Foreign Mission Work, &a. Attention is invited to the facilities offered at this Office for Printing BOOKS, MAGAZINES, CLUB & COLLIERY RULES, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, &c, &c. WELSH WORK A SPECIALITY. ORNAMENTAL AND COLOURED PRINTING, Posters, Show Room and other Circular, Programmes, Cards, &c., being produced in the Finest Style in Black or Coloured Inb. Bronze, Silver, and Gold Lettering and Borders. •y .I.I, Rapidity! Quality I Economy! Hundreds of Illustrative Blocks in Stock. DAVIES BROTHERS, 23 & 24, Mill-street, PONTYPRIDD. PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL BOOMING. 3S JO A "V X KB S "CHRONICLE" OFFICE, PONTYPRIDD, BEGS to announce that, being about to confine himself to the Bookbinding Branch of the Business he has hitherto carried on, he is prepared to undertake all Binding work at the most Moderate Charges. 1 y The only Bookbinding Works in the Taff and Rhondda Valley District.