X The County Observer Forty-seventh Year of Publication. -0- Scale for Advertisements. PER IWSBBTIO*. Official Announcements. Single Column. Parliamentary Addresses.. ( Legal Notices j 6d. per line. Prospectuses of Companies J Election Addresses Property and Stock Sales Auction Sales Municipal and other bodies Ordinary Notices.. }- 3s. per inch in depth. Balance Sheets Statements of Accounts. Souses Wanted Houses to Let J Entertainments ) Agricultural Shows. Subscription Lists. Is. 6d. per inch. Wedding Presents .I J SMALL PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. Servants Wanted. J2 words 18 words 24 words Situations Vacant. Apartments Wanted Apartments to Let 6d. 9d. Is. Money to Lend Articles Lost Articles Found Articles for Sale J Three weeks for double above charges. Must be paid for when the order is given, or double the above scale charges will be made. Remittances received in Postage Stamps. -I'ÏÕI' Printing orevet-y Hescription, ArcnowE-ERBI Particulars, Posters, & Catalogues. SOUICTOES' Prospectuses Lithographic Maps, & Plan. TRADESMEN'S Cards, Dill Heads, & Note Headings. Al communications to J. H. CLARK, CoUNTY OBSEKVEK Office, USK, Monmouthshire. WANTED, STRONG YOUTH OR SINGLE MAN for farm work.—I. HEATH, Trostra, Pontypool SKETCHES OF MONMOUTHSHIRE—pub- lished by J. H. Clark in March, 1868, cloth, gilt. at 2H.—Double the Published Price will be given for Clean Copies sent to the PUBLIS-HEB of the "County Observer" Newspaper, Usk. RPO LET, a comfortable COTTAGE in JUHILEE JL TERRACE. USK.—Apply, J. PAIIKEK, Kemeys Commander, Usk. JTX) LET, The HILL FARM, in the parish of i. WOLVESNEWTON, containing about 350 Acres, from 2nd February next.—Apply to W. U. A. WILLIAMS and TWEEDY, Solicitors, Monmouth. FOR SALE, CABBAGE PLANTS, 9d per 100. JT W. W. ROGERS, Llantrissent. Five Shillings Reward. LOST, OCTOBER 28th, Dark, Tortoiseshell, Long- haired CAT, answering to the name of Fitz." —Miss MORTON, Glen-yr-afon, Usk. Miss MORTON, Glen-yr-afon, Usk. County Courts in Circuit 24. COURTS will be held at the several Court-towns on this Circuit, before His Honour JUDGE OWEN, the Judge thereof, on the days and at the time hereunder mentioned:— Time, a.m. Oct. Nov. Dec. Chepstow 10 21 4 2 Barry 10 1 5 3 Cardiff 10 2 6 4 „ 10 3 7 5 „ 10 4 8 6 „ 10 5 9 7 Abergavenny 10 7 9 'Blaenavon 10 11 Tredegar 9.30 8 12 10 rontypool 10 9 13 11 Newport 10.30 10 14 12 11 11 15 13 Monmouth 10 2'2 16 17 Ross 9.30 12 14 Crickhowell.. 11 29 1 () Usk 11.30 18 18 WE GIVE for A GUINEA i PaV" W,hlte Witney Blankets, 7lbs. weight, 2t long by if wide. i White Under Blanket, whipped both ends, ai long by i| wide, i pair Heavy Twill Sheets, ajyds. by 2yds. 1 handsome Mosaic Quilt, fast colors 3yds. long by 2Jyds. wide, and a Cotton Pillow Cases! JuII size buttoned ends, superior quality and finish. « All sent carriage paid on receipt of P.O.O BRpOKFlELDS, Market Sq., Stafford. Establ,shed ovr ISO years. (Enclose coupon). BRADFORD'S UNIVERSALLY APPROVED LAUNDRY and DAIRY MACHINERY. Over 450 Gold JL Silver Medals and First Prize Awards Voxtll" Washing, Wringing, and Mangling Machines, Laundry Requisites, "Diaphragm" Churns, Butter Writers, Dairy Appliances. liberal Cash Terms. Illustrated Catalogues Post Free. THOMAS BRADFORD & Co, 140-142, Hi"h London, London 130, Bold Street, Liverpool; Victoria Avenue, Manchester Crescent Iron Works, Salford a WATCH & CHAIN FOR ONE DAY'S WORK. o « 2 Girls ran pcfc a NTCKEL- A PLATED WATCH, also a CHAIN and JL <'H AKM, tor selling H dozen packages of Wr fjl BLUlNLatFivepenceeach. Send your if full tuklruss including name of County, l>y return un.il, and we will forward the Bluina post paid, and a large premium list. No money required. BLUIHECo. (Department Fl). 241. Gipsy Road, West Norwood, London, B.C. 241. Gipsy Road, West Norwood, London, B.C. ) BEVAN AND COMPANY, WHAT IS HOME WITHOUT A PIANO ? The Musical-instrument portion of our Business has recently shown a very considerable increase; and with that object of still further developing that section of our trade, we C, have arranged with a very eminent Firm of Pianoforte Manufacturers for a constant supply of the justly-celebrated "CORONATION" PIANOFORTE, particulars of which we give below. The special arrangement referred to will enable us to supply this beautiful instrument at TWENTY-SEVEN GUINEAS ONLY! DESCRIPTION. EXTE]Itl-;R.-H ,iii (Isom ely figured Walnut Case. Moulded front, with two bevelled C5 compartments, inlaid with splendid Mnrqueterie design, pair of strong elegant sconces; C) 0 lower front in two moulded compartments, brass pedals, case polished by entirely new process, retaining the lustre many years. INTERIOR.—The sounding board of best Swiss pine obtainable, and screwed in every part; plank of carefully-selected beech, six bracings, heavy iron frame, full trichord, full compass, best check action. TEN YEARS' WARRANTY! OUR REQUKST IS That you will, before purchasing elsewhere, call and see the above pianoforte; when, after close examin tion and comparison, you will readily admit that at the very low price of Twenty-seven Guineas it is a full Ten-pound Note cheaper than you will get it from any music warehouseman solely dependent upon this one branch of our large business for their heavy expenses. Common full-eompnss Pianos from 15 guineas. The King of all Pianos," 40 guineas. Z5 American Organs in great variety, and at astonishing Prices BEY AN AND COMPANY (LIMITED), Registered, and known throughout Wales, as THE CARDIFF FURNISHERS," The Largest and most Complete House Furnishers in the Principality, CLARENCE-ST. & IIanbury-IID., PONTYPOOL. ALSO AT NEWPORT, CARDIFF, AND SWANSEA. I SEE T' SIMPSON'S PONTYPOOL, FOR UP-TO-DATE CLOTHING FOR I GENTS, YOUTHS. & BOYS' WEAR. GOOD AND CHEAP. GOOD AND CHEAP. aEw HOLLOWAY'S OINTMENT Cures Lumbago, Sciatica, Sprains, Rheumatism, Stiff Joints ^8* and Contracted Muscles. vlls THEREIS magic in its touch il I» When applied to Poisoned Wounds, Sores, Bad Legs, Piles, Fistulas, and all Ailments of an Inflammatory nature. FOS SKIN DISEASES IN ALL FORMS IT CANNOT BE EQUALLED. | | Manufactured only at 78, New Oxford Street, London sold by all Chemists and Medicine Vendors. DINNER ALE. .F Imperial Pints—2s. 6d. per Doz. ^^VVVV^VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVN.JVVW The Executors of the late Edward Jones, CENTRAL SUPPLY STORES, USK. RICHARD HERBERT. I TWYKT SHOP, USK AGENT FOR W, AND A. Gilbey. J £ M TRY OUR PORT, SHERRY, CLARET, MADEIRA, HOCK, & OTHER WINES Sure to give satisfaction. At I/ Sure to give satisfaction. Rogers' A.K. and other Ales in 44, 9, and 18 Gallon Casks. QUART FLAGON ALE 4/- PER DOZEN. .n_ 1 "Crnti Otar" toper ifl PrMi Coin, Ltd. PUBLISHING OFFICES BRIDGE STREET, USK ijf ":$ífÛ$' has been established 46 years, and from the advantageous position of the Publishing Offices- IN THE CENTRE OF THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH —and its Circulation in the Rural and Agricultural Districts it stands D PRE-EMINENT AS AN ADVERTISING MEDIUM For the Sale by Auction of Farming Stock, Produce, Furniture, and Landed Property; for Wants of all kinds, & within a radius of many miles. It is read by all classes of the community, being essentially A FAWIJLY IPAPKR combining Reports of Local Events (many not dealt with at all by other journals or very shortly noticed), Local Courts; County, District and Parish Councils, and other Public Bodies; with Interesting Notes on Local and General Current Topics, Sports, &c.; Historic Sketches; Field, Farm, and Garden Operations Housekeepers' Recipes; Ladies' Fashions; Art and Literature; Markets; A Serial Story; And a variety of other interesting reading matter. Special Reports are given of the Meetings of the Monmouthshire County Council, the Monmouthshire Chamber of Agriculture, Sfc.9 With which no other Paper in the County attempts to vie. J Women's Memorial to Queen Victoria. (IN CONNECTION WITH THE QUEEN'S NURGES.) MONMOUTHSHIRE BRANCH. President The Lady Liangattock. A MEETING will be held at the Rolls Hall, Jfiontnouth, On TUESDAY, NoN-, 5th, At 8 o'clock, when Mr. LEONARD WILLOUGHBY (From the Certral Society) will Address the Meeting. ADMISSION FREE. LORD TREDEGAR'S Agricultural and Poultry Shows (Open to All England without Subscription). LORD TREDEGAR hns fixed the 83rd ANNUAL JU MEETING for TUESDAY and WEDNES- DAY, 26th Hnd 27th NOYKMBEB. The PRIZE LIST cODt,¡ins 6n Iegulafed Classes for CATTLE, ShEKP, PIGS, and HORSES, the PRIZES in which vary in value from S-20 to E5. POULTRY PRIZES to the value of £ o00 are also offered. Jl-jDGES. -Poultry: Mr E. Hutton, Game, Asiatics. Bantams, Waterfowl, flud Loclils Mr J. P. W. Marx, other varieties. Pigeons Mr J. W. Ludlow, all varieties. The Prize Lists, with Certificate* f< r Entry and all particulars, may be had on application to 'JOLONEL JUSTICE. Tredegar Estate Office, Newport, Mon. N.B.-Entries close 13th NOVEMBER for Cattle. Sheep, Horses, and Pigs; for Poultry and Pigrons, 7th NOVEMBER. For Saie. XT'OUNG JERSEY BULL, 2 years old. Pedi- X >rree:—Posey, Vol. viii., p. 23, E. Jersey Herd Book Dam, Portia, Vol. vi., p. 465 (sold for 44 gunieas: Sire, Golden Kiutr, 5175; e.d., Pegeotty VI., 465, by Roy <1 River, 3756; g.g.d., Wolseley's Pet V., 754, by Wolseley, 2165; g.g.g.d., Pretty Lady Superior, 6529 (Foundation Stock highly commended), by an Inland Bull g.g g.g.d., Mr J. Arthur's L tdy Superior, 3118, F.S H.C., by Ratler, 6030, Jersey Herd Book.—Apply to W. MATTHEWS, Twyn Farm, Llangibby. >-■ — ■- ■■ ACCIDENTS OF ALL KINDS, RAILWAY ACCIDENTS, EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY, INSUBED AGAINST. THEFT INSURANCE AND FIDELITY BONDS GRANTED BY THE RAILWAY PASSENGERS' ASSURANCE COMPANY, Established 1849. Claims paid £ 4,300,000 64, CORNHILL, LONDON A. VIAN, Secretary. Local Agent: Mr. J. B. MAYERS, G.W. Railway, Pontypool Road.
Usk Post Office, LETTER BOX CLEARED FOR DESPATCH. WeekDays-9.10 a.m, 1 p.m, 5.15 p.m, 7.50 p.m Sundays-7-50 p.m TELEGRAPH. BUSINESS TRANSACTED. Week Days-,Sa.m to 8 p.m Sundayis-8 a. ni to. o a.m PARCEL POST Week Days-7 a. m to 8 p.m MONEY ORDER & SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS Week Days- 9 a. m to 6 p.m SAturdayii-9 a.m to 8 p.m