GROCERIES & PROVISIONS At Prices to suit All Buyers for Cash. We mak R TEA, Speciality oi „„„„„„—„ Marvellous Value, at 1/3, 1/4, 1/6 and 1/8 (Specially Blended, to suit the Hard Water of this district), at GE0PJ3E SIS Si CO.'S International Cash Stores, A2ABE ST., BRIDGEim Telegrams-" Singer, Ironmonger." Nat. Tel. 0168. P.O. Tel. 28. George Singer & Co., WHOLESALE & RETAIL IRONMONGERS, Bar Iron, Steel and Oil Merchants, "Wyndham & Adare St., BRIDGEND. -3II.1U Builders' Merchants, Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Hot Water Engineers. ESTIMATES FREE. A laro-e and varied selection of Grates, Mantelpieces, Tiled Hearths, o and Open and Closed Fire Ranges, &c. ZD Complete House Furnishers. Always a large stock on view of Drawing, Dining and Bedroom Suites. A well-assorted stock of Dinner and Tea Sets, and other Glass and China Wares. Sole Agents for the District for KYNOCH'S EXPLOSIVES. Sporting Cartridges of the following makers Eley's," Curtis and Harvey," Kynoch," and "Nobel," from 7/6 per 100 Box. nOY AL EXCHANGE ASSURANCE. INCORPORATED A.D., 1720. Funds Exceed £ 5,150,000. Claims Paid Exceed £ 42,000,000. Fire, Life, Marine, Employers' Liability, Accident, Burglary, and Fidelity Guarantee. MODERN & IMPROVED SYSTEM OF ASSURANCE, The Fire Policies of the Corporation extend to cover loss or damage by LIGHTNING, whether the Mporty ;iaured be set on fire thereby or not. FWr-ia' Liability under the Workmen's Compensation Act covered at equitable rates. For particulars apply- MR. D. J. GWYN, Metropolitan Bank, Bridgend. S71 Messrs. GWYN & GWYN, Solicitors, Cowbridge. | Ben. Evans' GREAT WINTER CLEARANCE SALE IS NOW ON. Over cSSO,OOO's worth of GENERAL DRAPERY, SHOW ROOM, FANCY and FURNISHING GOODS TO BE SOLD at Greatly Reduced Prices. Illustrated Catalogue (36 Pages) Post Free. Ben. Evans & Co., Ltd. SWANSEA. 5 DON'T FORGET Umbrellas Repaired and Be-covered: CONCERTINAS, MELODEONS, AND ORGANETTES REPAIRED. R. G. WILLIAMS, II 23 OXJLD BBIDGEJ BRIDGEND. 1556 J ttr FIEELBARROWS.— FOR SALE, 200 itrong &nd well-made; price 12s. each —Cbas Jerkinn and Timber Merchants PridLend, nIBS IRON & BRASS FOUNDRY, BRIDGEND. T\ e are now in a position to supply all kinds of Brass and Iron Castings, including Firebars and parts for all Agricultural Machinery. We also undertake Repairs to Portable Engines and Boilers. R-^ CHAS. JENKINS It SON, T* RICKS. BRICKS. BRICKS.—For price » and quantity apply to Manager, Evanstown Brick Works, Tondu. 807 MOURNING CARDS may be Obtained at the j Qaaette Office, Bridgend 1 D. W. PRICE'S WINTER SALE of DRAPERY ,i ii' .L.Il.. Commences To-Morrow (Saturday). I Sweeping Reductions in every Department. • EARLY CALL SOLICITED. CATALOGUES ON APPLICATION. Drapery Sale AT II R. JONES', II Bridge House, II Bridgend, NCW PROCEEDING-. BARGAINS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. Jackets, Mantles, Girls' and Child-! Household Linens, Curtains, Flan- ren's Paletots, Skirts, Costumes, j nels, Blankets, Rugs, Floorcloths, Mackintoshes, Raincoats, Millinery, Hosiery, Gloves, Silks, Lace Goods, Furs, Blouses, Children's Pelisses Dress Materials, Ribbons, Trim- and Costumes, &c. mings, Underclothing, Corsets, &c. 121 Now is the time to obtain Fashionable and Durable Goods at Astounding Prices. Remnants and Oddments Half=Price. Clothing Department. Men's Trousers, 2/6, 2/11, 3/11, 4/11, 5/11, 6/11 Men's Navy Suits, 12/11, 16/11, 24/11, 29/6 Men's Black Suits, 16/11, 24/11, 29/6 Men's Tweed Suits, 14/11, 16/11, 21/11, 24/11 4#4011- Men's Overcoats, 14/11, 19/11, 24/6, 29/6 Boys' and Youths' Suits and Overcoats to be cleared at a Great Reduction. Shirts, Pants, Ties, Hats and Caps Greatly Reduced. THE UP-TO-DATE •WATCHMAKERS & JEWELLERS HAVE NOW OPENED THEIR NEW Wyndham Street Premises. Pioneers of Low Prices, it will save you money to purchase your New Year Presents. Look at their New Display. PRIVATE ROOM FOR Engagement, Dress, Keeper, and Wedding Rings, With which we give a Useful Present. DON'T FORGET, IT'S GRIFFITHS', HENCEFORTH The Wyndham Street Jewellers, BRIDGEND. REPAIRING by Experienced Staff on Premises. Tenders. Bridgend and Cowbridge Union. FURNISHING OF WORKHOUSE INFIRMARY. THE GUARDIANS are prepared to receive i- TENDERS for the Supply of FURNITURE, &c., for their New Workhouse Infirmary at Bridgend. A list of the Articles required may be obtained of the Master, who will give intending contractors full particulars. The Goods contracted for to be delivered within Three Months, at such time as the Guardians may direct. Sealed Tenders, endorsed Furnishing of In- firmary," to be received by me before Saturday, the 20th instant. (By Order) R. HARMAR COX, Clerk. Union Offices, Bridgend, 10th January. 1906. 2253 Bridgend and Cowbridge Union. WANTED, at once, a PERSON to assist in Nursing at the Union Workhouse, Brid- gend. The person appointed will be under the direct supervision of the Superintendent Nurse, and will have every opportunity of gaining a thorough practical training. Candidates must be not under 21 years of age, total abstainers, and ability to speak Welsh is desirable. Full particulars of the duties may be obtained on application to the Matron. Salary B18 per annum, with officer's rations, apartments in the Workhouse, washing, and uniform. The appointment will be subject to the approval ot the Local Government Board, and to the provisions of the Poor Law Officers' Super- annuation Acts, 1896 and 1897. Applications, stating age and present employ- ment, accompanied by copies of not more than three recent testimonials, to be received by me before Saturday, the 20th instant. By order, R. HARMAR COX, Clerk. Union Offices, Bridgend. 10th January, 1906. 2254 Musical. PIANOS & ORGANS.—Latest designs and best construction, tone, finish, and dura- bility. Inspect our stock. It will pay you. With our numerous branches in different towns, we sell more Pianos than any other firm in South Wales, and are therefore in a position to offer terms which to smaller dealers would be impossible, Instruments by other makers taken in exchange. PIANOS on Hire by the day, week, or month. Tunings and repairs on the shortest notice; Church and Pipe Organs built, tuned, and repaired estimates free.—Thompson and Shackell, Ltd., 1, Wyndham Street, Bridgend. PIANO.-Our WONDER MODEL, full iron JL frame, full trichord, plated wire, best check action, marqueterie panel and sconces, every modern improvement, best materials, best work- manship, best finish price E15 15s Od, warranted for 20 years.—Thompson and Shackell, Ltd, 1, Wyndham Street, Bridgend. [ANO.-45 guinea instrument (by Agello and Sons), burr walnut case, full iron frame, up- right iron grand, full trichord, plated wire, best check action, bushed and mortised keys, handsome marqueterie panel and sconces, and all latest im- provements returned from hire, condition as new reduced to 38 guineas, payable at 16s per month. A rare Bargain.—Thompson and Shackell, Ltd., 1, Wyndham Street, Bridgend. PIANO (by J. Hopkinson).—Walnut case, trichord, full compass, incised gilt panel and sconces, equal to when new offered for 18 guineas, payable at 9s per month.—Thompson and Shackell, Ltd., 1, Wyndham Street, Bridgend. IANO.-40 guinea instrument (by Arthur JL Allison and Sons), full iron frame, full trichord, best check action, marqueterie panel and sconces, and all the latest improvements reduced to 30 guineas, payable at 15s per month.—Thomp- son and Shackell, Ltd., 1, Wyndham Street, Brid- gend' IANO.-36 Guinea instrument, full iron frame, upright grand, full trichord, best check action, bushed and morticed keys, walnut case, handsome marqueterie panel and sconces returned from hire reduced to 24 guineas, payable at 12s 6d per month; a genuine bargain.—Thompson and Shackell, Ltd., 1, Wyndham Street, Bridgend. PIANO by Wornum.—Rosewood case, check action, ivory keys, &c. equal to new; good instrument for beginner price only 10 guineas, payable at 6s per month.—Thompson and Shackell, Ltd., 1. Wyndham Street, Bridgend. PIANO—48 guinea instrument (by Keith Prowse), upright overstrung, iron grand, handsome rosewood case, marqueterie panel and sconces, best ivory keys, check action, &c. reduced to 33 guineas, payable at 17s 6d per month. Thompson and Shackell, Ltd., 1, Wyndham Street, Bridgend. PIPE ORGAN (just rebuilt), 246 pipes, 6 stops, handsome polished mahogany case, with front decorative pipes suit chapel seating 300 to 400. Thompson and Shackell, Ltd., I, Wyndham Street, Bridgend. HARMONIUM by Alexandre.—Solid oak case, JLJL 4 full sets of reeds, 2 knee swells, &c.; offered for 10 guineas, payable at 6s per month.—Thomp- son and Shackell, Ltd., 1, Wyndham Street, Bridgend. HARMONIUM (by Murdoch), walnut case, JLJL full compass, broad reeds, etc., only 4 guineas, payable at 4s. per month. Others at 3 guineas and 5 guineas, ten years' warranty.—Sole Agents for the ESTEY ORGANS, and the MAL- COLM and HARDMAN PlANG PLAYERS. Best of all, easiest to manipulate; workmanship of the best. Recitals daily. Catalogues and price lists free on application. Edison-Bell Phonographs and Records. THOMPSON & SHACKELL, LTD., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS OF PIANOS AND ORGANS, 1, Wyndham Street, Bridgend. IN EVERYBODY'S MOUTH. PRIZE MEDAL FL^ LJ^T^RRITT SUPPLIED AND ABTIFICIAL X .li l i X XX FITTED BY JJENRY gELINE & CO., 53, HIGH STREET (Opposite G.W.R.), SWANSEA. CASH OR CONVENIENT PAYMENTS ACCEPTED. Painless Extractions by all the Latest Methods. Complete Set "of Teeth from £ 2-2-0 Single Teeth from 2s. 6d. No charge for^ex- New Teeth requir. adapted without extracting loose stumps. Misfitting Teeth made byfcany firm Reset. Repairs of every description done in a few hours if forwarded by post returned same day. Teeth Scaled, Filled, or Regulated. Branches at PONTYCYMMER.—Every alternate MONDAY, 10 to 2, at Mr. Brown's, 151, Oxford Street. Next visit, Monday, January 15th, 1906. MAESTEG.—Next visit, Monday, January 22nd OGMORE VALE.—Every alternate TUESDAY, 12 to 3, at Mr. Llewellyn's, Chemist and Post Offioe. Next visit, Tuesday, Janaary 16th, 1906. NANTYMOEL.—Every alternate TUESDAY, 3 to 6, at Mrs. Richards, Draper, Dinam Street. Next visit, Tuesday. January 16th, 1906. BLAENGWYNFI.—Every alternate MONDAY, 3 to 5. Next visit, Monday January 15th. 1:8 For Sample Sets of Teeth and all other information, call and see MB. SELINE at his Swan- sea or one of his Branch Addresses. All Advice Free—Personally, by Letter or Telephone, No. 188Y (Nat.) Established 12 years. Recent Testimonial from a Glamorganshire doctor :—" 1 have much pleasure in stating that MR. SELINE, of Swansea, has done some excellent work for me personally. I have also recommended several to him, and in every way he has by his courtesy, skill and painstaking interest, given the most unbounded satisfaction." 2230 275 -RATS FOUND DEAD. Mr REID, Professional Rat Catcher, write* from Blair Castle, N.B. A few hours after using Rodine Rat Poison I found 275 Rats. I have been a Rat Catcher for 45 years, and never saw anythin so deadly." RATS ulKE iT, EAT IT, AND DIE. PRICE-M., 1/ 2/ 3/ 5/ Post, 2d. HARLE Y, CHEMIST, PERTH. AGENTS T. LLEWELLYN, Chemist, OGMORE VALB C DA VIES, Chemist, PONTYCYMMER. 43'1 Wanted. WANTED, capable GENERAL; plain cook- t V ing I family four, no washing; man for rough'work references,—Mrs Edward Richards, Elmsfield, Tondu 2194 WANTED, by 13th January, strong clean General SERVANT.—Apply, with par- ticulars, Mrs Pearce, Commerce House, Porthcawl 219b WANTED, immediately, GIRLS for washing bottles in Factory.—Apply, Thomas and Evans, Coity Road, Bridgend. 2204 WANTED, good GENERAL, able to do plain cooking; no washing.—Apply, Mrs. Atkins, Pencoed. 2208 WANTED, a good General SERVANT, with references; good wages to suitable girl.— Apply, Mrs W. S. Morgan, Ironmonger, Porth 2217 WANTED, good General SERVANT.—Mrs Needham, Victoria JEouse, Grove Road, Bridgend 2228 Wr ANTED, a respectable GIRL as nurse, age about 17 or 18.—Apply, Mrs. G. Stradllng, Mitre Hotel, Bridgend. 2210 WANTED, a good General SERVANT two other maids kept.—Apply, Mrs. Griffiths, The Vicarage, Llantrisant. 2261 WANTED, Two Furnished ROOMS for Lady and Gent; one child state lowest terms.— Apply, G.M., Gazette Office, Bridgeud. 2257 WANTED, good GENERAL.—Apply A. C. Morgan, Dress-maker, Coity Street. 2267 RESSMAKING.— WANTED, Apprentices.- Apply, M. Powell, 50, Sunnyside, Bridgend. gjf 2278 WANTED, LODGINGS homely, reasonable, by woman.—Address, "G," Gazette Office, Bridgend. 2283 To Be Let. TO BE LET, GLANAVON HOUSE and Stables For all particulars apply to Mrs. W. Cooke, 45, Park Street, Bridgend. 2119 STABLE TO LET in Oldcastle, Bridgend.— Apply, C. Jenkins and Son. 9992 TO LET, BEDROOM and SITTING-ROOM (furnished).—Apply, for terms, "K," c/o Ingram Davies, 9, Talbot Street, Maesteg. 2124 TO LET, HOUSE and SHOP, 6, Union Street, Bridgend.—Apply, Alban Morgan, Bridgend. 2221 TO LET, Bryngelin House," near Bryn- menyn Station good stabling suit business man rent, JB50 per aunum.-Apply, Tennant., 2120 TO LET, LOCK-UP SHOP in Angel Street, Bridgend, immediate possession.—Apply, J £ Bramley, Estate Agent, Bridgend. 2177 TO LET, FURNISHED ROOM&, suitable for one or two ladies or gentlemen, with attendance. -Mar tley Villa, Grove-road, Bridgend. 2187 TO LET, 31, Caerau Road, CAERAU first- class business premises and house fixtures and counters all round suit gents' mercery and outfitting. -Appiy, H. Davies, 26, Castle Street Carditl 2193 "^TANTYMOEL. —Lock-up SHOP TO LET -*31 at The Square; best position.—Apply, Griffiths, jeweller. 2201 HOUSE TO LET, 13, Edward street, Brid- gend.—Apply, T. Powell, Cowbridge Road, Bridgend. 2207 TO BE LET, COTTAGE, Tynygarn, Aber- kenfig.—Apply, by letter, Foundry, Tondu 2220 TO LET, comfortable APARTMENTS for one or two gentlemen.—Apply, "P. Gazette Office, Bridgend 2237 TWO Unfurnished ROOMS TO LET in Grove Road.—Apply, S. Gazette Office. 2239 rpo BE LET OR SOLD, Freehold FARM, X containing about 20 acres of excellent grass land and orcharding, convenient house and out- buildings, large garden of about 400 fruit trees, brook runs through, and close to a good road.— Apply, S. A. Mustoe, Daddlebrook, VVoolhope. 2218 TWO HOUSES TO LET, Chapel Terrace, Brynmenyn, rent 17s per month; Bryncoch j 14s.—Apply, Mr Howell Williams, Bryncethin Farm, Bryncethin, near Bridgend 2227 TO LET, ROSE VILLA, Pencoed large garden five minutes' walk from the Station. —Apply, Davey, Builder, Pencoed. 2249 O LET, FACTORY, STORES and STABLES at Coity Road; yearly tenancy or lease.— Apply, Thomas and Evans, Bridgend. 2248 TO LET, in Morfa Street, Three Good SHEDS and YARD.—Apply in first instance, John's, Coity Road Post Office. 2268 TO LET, 22, MACK WORTH STREET. Brid- gend rent 5s. 6d. week.—Apply, Mrs. Bevan, 24, Mackworth Street, Bridgend. 2264 TO LET, well-built and commodious House known as "Claremont," Ewenny-road,'Bridg- end possession early in February—Apply, W. Abbott. 2271 For Sale. FOR SALE, four well-built VILLAS in Coity Road, Bridgend.—For particulars apply, W., Sutcliffe, Plympton, Coity Road, Bridgend. 1985 LEGGIN GS. A splendid lot of NEW JLJ LEGGINGS now ready at Lowest Prices.— Yorwerth, sadfller, Cowbridge. 1436 FOR SALE, wire-haired Terrier DOG, 22 months old good house dog broken to gun and ferrets; 15s.-Apply, "E. Gazette Office, Bridgend. FOR SALE, good PONY, rising three years.— Apply, 3, St. Marie Street, Bridgend 2226 FOR SALE, Leasehold RESIDENCE and PREMISES, known as The Croft," Park Street, Bridgend first-rate condition; vacant possession can be given immediately.—For full Particulars apply, E. Bramley, Estate Agent, ridgend 2236 CTIVE clean legged Welsh CART MARE, six years old, good worker in shafts or chain, will work double, used to ploughing; reason for selling; mare proving in foal. She is sound, free from ridge or ring bones trial allowed would suit farmer.—G. Berry, Hay Merchant, Main Street, Carlton, Nottingham. 2262 Education. MINING TUITION.—Colliery Officials and Mining Students preparing for their Examinations, send postcard for Prospectus. Certificate of Efficiency" given to deserving Students. Cambrian Correspondence Mining School, Glanffrwd, Porth. 2263 Lost. LOST, from Pentwyn Farm, Llangan, a White- faced IRISH EWE; marked '*G.L." on left side. Finder rewarded, detainer prosecuted.—G. Lucas. 2252 WILL the Lady, who, by mistake, took an JU mbrella from N ewcastle Parish Room, on the evening of 5th inst., kindly return it to the Office of this paper, where she can have her Um- brella in exchange. 2269 ON Account of Sheep Worrying, all DOGS found TRESPASSING on my Land, after this date, will be Shot.—A. THOMAS, Stall-Court, Cowbridge. 2260 Twenty-fourth Year of Attendance. F,, GRARAMYOUNG, DENTAL LICENTIATE ROYAL COLLEGE SURGEONS. DENTAL SURGEON, Park Villa, Charlotte Street, Park Street, BRISTOL. PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCE BRIDGEND.—Every WEDNESDAY, 11 a.m. to i p-m., at Mr. John Jones, Pharmaceutical Chemlat, £ 7, Caroline Street. OARDIFF.-First and Third WEDNESDAY in every month, 4 to 7 p.m., at 36, Windsor-place, Queen St. Efficiency with Moderate Fees. Consultation Free, Painless Operations by Nitrous Oxide Gas. BRISTOL.—Attendance daily, except Tuesday and ) Wednesday. I If you have any difficulty in securing the Gawtte," write to the Head Office. National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. MAESTEG DISTRICT. A GRAND CONCERT In aid of the above Society will be held at the TOWN HALL, MAESTEG, ON WEDNESDAY, JAN, 17TH, 1906. ABTISTES Soprano Miss Marianne Squire, Car- diff. Contralto Misa Lily Hambly, Cardiff. Tenor: Mr. D. John, Maesteg. Baritone: Mr. Dan Jones, Cardiff. Sketch Artist (humorous): Mr. Harry Quinningborough. Programme arranged by Madame Hughes-Thomas, L.R.A.M., Cardiff, who will preside at the Piano. ADMISSION 2s. 6d., Is. 6d., Is. Look Out! THE Don't Forget it! MAESTEG FLANNEL & PLEASURE FAIR Will be held on 5th & 6th February Next The Largest Flannel Fair in South Wales. Large Sales of Cheap Wares, Hardwares, &c., &c., each day. CHEAP TRAINS RUN by the G.W.R. and Port Talbot Railways. The Pleasure Fair will be represented by the Latest Displays of Amusements -WADBROOK'S UP-TO- DATE ELECTROGRAPH, &c., &c., with a larger attendance than ever. For Space and Stalls apply to the LESSEE. 2265 I ALBERT BERESFORD, LICENSED HORSE SLAUGHTERER. BEST PRICES GIVEN FOR LIVE & DEAD HORSES, &c. Letters and Telegrams promptly attended to. BRYNDU, PENCOED. 1912 1912 MOORLANDS SCHOOL, PORTHCAWL, PRINCIPALS: THE MISSES GARSED, Assisted by Resident and Visiting Certificated Masters and Mistresses. Recent Successes in Associated Board of R.A.M. and.R.C.M. (Local School), and A.L.C.M. Resident French Mistress. Sound English Education. Special Advantages in Art Subjects. Large Playground. Healthy situation close to sea. References to Parents. ]\TEXT TERM^COMMENCES JAN. 18th. i-1 2197 JgRIDGEND COUNTY ks CHOOL. THERE are a few VACANCIES for the NEXT TERM, which COMMENCES on 16th JANUABY, 1906. and for which Applications should be made forthwith. No Bursaries will be granted for next Two Terms to Scholars coming by train, unless a six months' ticket be taken. Entrance Scholarships, 1906. The Syllabu3 of this Examination is now ready, and may be obtained from the Headmaster, or from H. EYNON LEWIS, Clerk to the Governors. Bryncethin, Bridgend, 2nd January, 1906. 2219 Pyle and District Ploughing Match. President J. I. D. NICHOLL, ESQ. Patrons:—Miss Talbot, T. M. Franklen, Esq. G. Lipscomb, Esq., J.P. Earl of Jersey, R. W. Llewellyn, Esq J.P. R. L. Knight, Esq.; R. K. Prichard, Esq. Dr. Davies, Miss Blandy, Lewis Jenkins, Esq. W. Griffiths, Esq. (Coity). THE TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL PLOUGHING match Will be held in a Field at CORNELLY, kindk lent by Messrs. R. Thomas (The Hall), and R. Thomas (Tytanglwst), On Thursday, January the 18th, 1906, When the following Prizes will be offered CHAMPION CLASS, Open to all comers: First Prize (given by Miss Talbot), £10; 2nd (given by the Committee), JB5 5rd (given by J. 1. D. Nicholl, Esq.), L3. Members, or Employees of Members, Entrance Fee, Is. Others 10s. CLASS I (Open to all comers except those who have won two first prizes in senior classes in this or any other match; also open to those who have not won a prize in this or any match for the last three years): 1st £5, 2nd £2, 3rd Cl, 4th 10&. En- trance Is. CLASS II, for Youths under 21 (except those who have won two first prizes at this or any other match); Ist;02 10s., 2nd B2, 3rd Ll, 4th 10s. En- trance Is. CLASS III, for Chills, open 1st P,2 10s 2nd E2, 3rd jBl. 4th 10s., 5th 5s. Entrance Is. HEDGING AND DITCHING.—CLASS I, open: For the best repairing of two perches in the most work- manlike manner: 1st JB2 2s., 2nd JB1 Is., 3rd 15s. Entrance 2s. CLASS II: For the best repairing of two perches in the most workmanlike manner 1st J32 2s., 2nd :£1 Is. (given by G. Lipscomb, Esq.), 3rd 10a., 4th 5s. Entrance for members Is., non-members 2a. Competitors in Class II not to have; won two or more First Prizes in this or any other match. AGRICULTURAL HORSES. For the Best Brood Cart Mare, 1st JE1, 2nd 10s. For the Best Two-year-old Cart Gelding or Filly, lstf £ l, 2nd 10s. For the Best One-year-old Cart Gelding or Filly, I 1st Li, 2nd 10s. For the Best Sucking Colt or Filly, 1st £ lj 2nd 10s. For the Best Team Ploughing at the Match, 1st J61. 2nd 10a. For the Best Mare or Gelding not exceeding 15.2, 1st, Silvered Teapot (given by Messrs. J. Ashworth and Sons, Limited, Cheshire), 2nd 10s. For the Best Cob Mare or Gelding, to be ridden or led, 1st d31, 2nd 10s. All Horses exhibited to be the bona-fide property of Tenant Farmers. Open. Entrance: Members Is., Non-members Is. and to pay two years' sub- scriptions, viz., 10s. One Year's Subscription, viz. 5s., must be paid by each ploughman or his employer before he will be allowed to plough, except in the case of annual subscribers, Teams to be on the field at 8.30 a.m., to start punctually at 9. Horses on the field at 1.30. Entries close MONDAY, JAN. 15th, 1906. All Entries to be made to the Hon. Secretary, A. M. MADDOCK, Pyle, Bridgend. LUNCHEON ON FIELD AT ONE O'CLOCK. TICKETS Is. 63. EACH. 2212 MISS AGNES THOMAS, A.L.C.M., C.R.A.M., and R.O.M., TEACHER OF THE PIANOFORTE, THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL MUSIC. Pupils prepared for all Local Exams. Visits weekly—Ogmore, Garw & Maesteg Valleys, Gilfach and Bridgend. Accept Engagements for Concerts & Eisteddfodau. Terms Apply- 2216 MYRTLE HOUSE, PENCOED. CASH ADVANCED from £ 5 to £ 5000 without the professional money-lender's routine and excessive charges, to responsible persona in Town or Country upon I SIMPLE NOTE OF HAND, or on Second Mortgages, Shares, Life Policies, or Furniture without removal.—Apply, The Manager, Second Floor. 5, Queen Street, Cardiff. la26 Auctioneers' Announcements. MR. T. J. YORWERTH'S ANNOUNCEMENTS. COWBRIDGE MARKET. SALE NEXT TUESDAY. MR. T. J. YORWERTH will SELL BY AUCTION on TUESDAY, JANUABY 16th, 1906, 10 Prime Fat CATTLE, and 100 Choice Fat SHEEP. Also PIGS and PORKERS. Furth er Entries Solicited. Auctioneer's Office, Cowbridge. 2259 CASTLE STREET, BRIDGEND. Sale of Two Valuable Villa Dwelling-Houses. MR. RHYS D. MORGAN is instructed to SELL by AUCTION, on THUBSDAY, the 25th JANUARY, 1906, at the Dunraven Hotel, Bridgend, at Six o'clock in the evening (subject to conditions to be then produced), all those Two excellent DWELLING-HOUSES, Known respectively as "OAK VILLA" and "SPRING- FIELD VILLA," situate in Castle Street, Bridgend. Oak Villa is in the occupation of Mr. Arthur Phillips at the weekly reut of 6s 6d; Springfield Villa is at present vacant. The premises are held for the term of 99 years from the 2nd day of August, 1892, at the yearly ground rent of X3 8s Od for both. For further particulars apply to the Auctioneer, Commercial Street, Maesteg, or to MR. ROBERT SCALE, 2258 Solicitor, Maesteg. ItR. JOHN DAVID'S AJ5S0UHC1JBSMS. SALE NEXT MONDAY. COED-Y-WIW, LLANHARRY. Sale of Stock, Hay, Implements, Household Furniture, &e. MR. JOHN DAVID has received instructions- from Mr. Walter Grubb (who is leaving) to Sell by Auction, on Monday next, January 15tb, 1906, viz. STOCK.-4 milch cows in calf (1 to calve Feb.),. 2 yearling calves, useful cart mare, 3 store pigs, donkey. IMPLEMENTS. Nearly new timber gambot spring cart for pony, cart body, chaficutter, mincer, wheelbarrow, pig troughs, corrugated zinc, cart harness, fowl coops, wire netting, grind- stone, horse rake, set trap harness, donkey har- ness, fowl houses, &c., &c. Also part mow hay, about 4 tons; 40 fowls,, churn (by Llewellyn), small hand churn, wooden- cheese press, cheese vats. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE.-Three iron bedsteads and palliasse, deal tables, settle, mahogany flap- table, oak corner cupboard, small bookcase, oak wardrobe, small oak table, chest of drawers, and sundry other household requisites. Sale will commence with the stock at 1.30 p.m. Further particulars may be had of Auctioneer, at his offices, Cowbridge. 2281 SALE NEXT TUESDAY. TREFERRIG, NEAR TONYREFAIL. Sale of Milch Cows, Farm Implements. &c. MR. JOHN DAVID has received instructional from Mr. F W. Jones (who is leaving), to SELL BY AUCTION, on THURSDAY NEXT, JAN. 18th, 19C6, VIZ. t V,0W8.,and ca^ves> 15 milch cows (some of which it* full milk), farm implements, horses, dog carts,, harness. 15 glazed ware troughs (30in. x 18), nearly new milk float, milk churns, and sundry other useful requisites. Sale at 1.30. Auctioneer's Offices, Cowbridge. 2280 Mr. J: BIOHAftD THOMAS S ANNOUNCEMENTS. THE LLANTWIT MAJOR AUCTION MART, NEXT SALE, MONDAY, the 15th JANUARY, 1906v at Twelve Noon. 45 Prime Fat CATTLE, 300 Choice Fab YEARLINGS, PIGS, &c. Also Very Promising CHESTNUT GELDING,, four years, 14.3, quiet to ride or drive, and fast. J. RICHARD THOMAS, Auctioneer and Pro- prietor, Cardiff. 2277 Messrs. MICHAEL DAVIES & SON, Auctioneers and Valuers, 15, WYNDHAM STREET, BRIDGEND. HOTEL VALUERS AND GAUGERS (20 Years' Experience). AGENTS FOR THE BEST FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES. AND FOR THE UNION CASTLE MAIL STEAMSHIP COMPANY FOR SOUTH AFBICA. SALE FIXTURES. Jauuary 9th, 1906.-Sale of Furniture and Effects* at the Drill Hall, Bridgend. HARRY F. LAMBERT, AUCTIONEER AND VALUER* Land and Estate Agent. OFFICES Prudential BuildingR, BRIDGEND p and Talbot Street MAESTEG. NAT. TEL.-0198. At MAESTEG OFFICE: MONDAYS. Hours, 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. Valuations for Hotels Mortgage, Probate, &c. Insurances of All Kinds Effected BOVERTON HOUSE, BOVERTON. TO BE LET, together with Stabling, Loose Boxes, Coach-houses, Kitchen Garden, small Paddock also Coachman's House and Garden.— Full particulars and Card to view to be obtained of the Auctioneer. VARIOUS FREEHOLD AND LEASEHOLD RESIDENCES AND VILLA8 in Bridgend to be Sold, and to Let; particulars on application. Various Bungalows and Furnished Houses TO LKT at Porthcawl for the winter. Three well-built Houses, situate on the New Road, Porthcawl, FoR SALE. For any further particulars apply to the Auctioneer at his Office. PORTHCAWL WATER. CONTRACT No. 1. TO CONTRACTORS. The Porthcawl Urban District Council are prepared to receive Tenders for the Construc- tion of an Impounding Reservoir, with Con- crete Dam, to contain about It million gallons of water, together with about 81 Miles of Cast-Iron Mains, laid complete, of 5 inch, 4 inch, and 3 inch diameter respec- tively, and other minor works, in accordance with the Specification and Plains prepared by Messrs. John Taylor, Sons and Santo Crimp, Civil Engineers. Copies of the Specification and Quantities, with Form of Tender, may be obtained from, and the plans inspected at, the offices of the aforesaid firm of Engineers, 27 Great George Street, Westminster, upon payment of jE5 (cheque only), which will be returned upon the receipt of a bona fide Tender. Tenders, endorsed Porthcawl Water Con- tract No. 1," are to be delivered to me on or before Monday, the 12th day of February, in a sealed packet. The Council do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any Tender, and the acceptance of a Tender will in any case be provisional upon sanction being granted by the Local Government Board for a loan to defray the cost of the works, for which appli- cation has already been made. By Order, EDWARD T. DAVID, Clerk. Council Offices, Porthcawl. 10th January, 1906. 2270 Bill-Posting at Bridgend. rn D. SCHOFIELD^ BILL POSTER and J. • DELIVERER for TOWN and COUNTRd, Routs all the principal Hoardings in Bridgend. Work executed with despatch.—Address, near the New Bridge..Brine-end. If you have any difficulty in securing the "Gazette," write to the Head Office.