Wrexham Advertiser from Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales on March 14, 1885 · 7
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i l A T.i'nrnlr.Qii'r Ularan rV,Tr,: ! .-M)e'"v . . . j i - I i.;n up W" ul" j BUU u" were more V " n-hn l1 oi Lv-tlft.llftp1 whfi tl'PfP ftf f Vi nf mnmonf iw? money mwc wuu nut bwuk w ptuu r1"' at Connah s Quay, and were going to W nnib's Qu&y nto a good port. (Renewed I?! rl-S On VIIC OCIIU 11. ; n p ter Bill certainly took power to borrow m tbL!jt did not say who was going to lend it. The people who were interested in the P! puient of the navigation of the river were the i' '1'1 tbecoalowners, the shipowners, and the two Jj& -rn-paniee he had named and they were all ry c .u. hp war nnntvwfcino U tj I line - i i - - 'm wit xiaucio jcPl; h had that evening been called the Wrexham W' -at coraiany uu uts uwi no aouDC mat Ukc tip tue matter. At first they did not iVrexhatn Bill, particularly upon the points li'if 'he t(in bad mentioned. They were afraid that jlr Ojjj, vVB8 poing to give Lord Wenlock's trusteed tiu rifivu'ftTiori. finit l.hpv luiri manp in to petition against all three ot the Bills, '"fact had etiuons prepared ana uglier against '"a And upon heaiing this, Mr Morris caine to tbf '( gRid they were reading bis Bill wrongly. tteW 8 .'., ied that at any rate that was the way they JS$ Ttj jtt and it certainly was not clear to them t: 'er'V' ctrary v. a intended, and they could not 1;S' I their opposition until it was made clear. TkieiVm nd Mr Morris then came together 1m, iLggi the matter, and Mr Morris had agreed fwould make it perfectly clear that the navi-''5 i,r?es should remain, as heretofore, the first Pl noon the Kiver Dee Estate. (Applau-e.) dTie. . L ofrai.i that the tolls would be used to , ii'li'"" -,; .... . j a . ei' litest to Lord Wenl. Vs trustees, and they put f; otter to Mr Morris, ..d he had also promised thst"!ke that clear, that the tolls should be devoted for the improvement oi uic hiSouU.. u. ... !T Mid in no other wav. (Applause.) As to what W'. .. M,hnrt.m abi.-ut the Railway Companies fe1, ,'tireiv disagreed with him. The Board of Con-he t .r as provided for in the Wrexham Bill, was a 'tlv'independent body ; and there were no nil- priaenUtives on the Board at all, in the first But there was a clause in the Bill pro-iostscM- Railway Company, or any other Tiding w eunecrjbed 100 per annum towards the Companj, , te g-noujd De entitled to a repre- Conservancy ru .B( ;Jrd Now gurely the other senw, jn js'orth Wales could swamp all trdm? Oomvan. choose, and if they the ?6c&d to subscribe the Wer6 Ut nlcSarv -to entitle them to have representa-uuouut necessa ry couM ea w&s tves on.the Board thent 8wamped theiu r71' i; ( wrr Bill, on the contrary, they did heW- fefeSSiW lWlwy Companies on 'irvB'wrd. So that the Railway Com-tbe- " Imw .mow control under the Chester EK. ewouIdha,eund,r the Wrexham Bill, mir I e w ) That the Railway Companies had an otrerf in the navigation of the Bee and that they ireretrning to show their interest by subscribing mnnev for iU improvement, he agreed, and he agreed ith their doing so ; but at tho same tim i they were not to have control of it. If the Railway Companies were prepared to lend them 50.000, and to give them (the traders and others) control over the spending of L ffhat was the objection ? (Hear, hear.) He had very nmcb pleasure in seconding the amendment, nplaupe.) Tbe Chairman replied to the remarks of Mr Griffith and Mr Haswell, and before putting the 'tB-idment to the vote, he read the circular con- rening the meeting. He added : We do not want nv railway men here ; they are not engaged in the navigation of the Dee, and we do not want them here, t i an invitation meeting, and those who have not hd circulars have no right to vote ; and those who jreatthe back of the room are railway men, and they have no right to vote. A Voice : Your notice said, " Interested" in the oivigation of the Dee, and aren't they interested. (Applause.) The Chairman : Interested," did I say ? Very nell. 1 will now put his amendment. Those in Ivor of the Wrexham Bill, hold up your hands. A large number of hands were at once upraised, and after the vote for the Chester Bill had been Uken it was clearly to be seen that the amendment was carried, though the chairman made no declaration -at least the reporters, who sat immediately ia front of him, failed to hear him say anything. Mr Griffith, after the show of hands, asked the chairman to put the amendment as the substantive motion. Tbe Chairman : I have put it once, and am not ning to put it again. Mr Davison moved, and Mr Griffith seconded, a vote of thanks to the chairman, which was carried. Sn'iiequently, the representative of one of the CiiMter papers asked the Chairman what his ruling had been with reference to the show of hands, and he rerlied that he had declared the resolution carried. THE CHESTER BILL. A meeting convened by the Mayor of Chester, of nanufacturers, landowners, shipowners, traders, and others interested in the River Dee, irrespective of their preferences with regard to the three opposing measures now before Parliament for constituting a new conservancy board for maintaining the navigation M the Dee, was heM in the Lhester iown Hall, on Saturday. The attendance was very large, comprising virions representatives of the traders, miners, and shipowners from Holywell, Mostyn, Bagillt, Flint, Connah's Quay, Queen's Ferry, Hawarden, Saltney, Buckley, Chester, and other places. The meeting was ojkii to the public, this being tbe first meeting oe the subject held with open doors. Early iu the proceedings a letter was read from the Denbighshire and Flintshire Coalowners' Association, intimating that at a meeting of that association held on the previous day, the members, after a conference with the promoters of the Wrexham Bill, had, after receiving promises from the latter that modifications should be made in the Bill (the most important of which was that claims of the mortgagees of the Dee E-tate should not be allowed to take precedence of the claims of the navigation), had decided to throw it! their lot with the Wrexham people. Mr Samuel Smith, the Deputy-Town-Clerk of Chester, then read it elaborate summary of the principal provisions of the three Bills the Chester or public Bill, the Wrex-bam or Railway Companies' Bill, and the River Dee Campanys' Bill, showing that the first-named made the best provision for preserving the navigation, and tffered the greatest advantages to the trader. A long cession followed, in the course of which, Mr Benjamin Piercy's statements at a recent private meeting of the promoters of the Wrexham Bill were severely canvassed, and it was shown that to hand 1 ver the river to the Wrexham, Mold, and Connah's way railway speculators and tue mortgagees of the LfeinT r-trecuiuiora snu ise mortgagees oi tne j ix tstate would be suicidal. A resolution proposed v Mr 4 n HToiw. f v, rtuZ a tj,.;iu Lead Works, seconded' by Mr W. C. Deeley, oAhe bee ()il Works, Saltney, and supported by Mr W. . Cborton, solicitor, a member of tbe Chester Town vjtmcil, pledging tbe meeting to support the Chester f p.iblic Bill, was carried with onlv one dissentient : Ji'U on the motion of Mr Lancaster, of the firm of and Lancaster, timber merchants. Chester I Connah's Ouav. seconded bv Mr W. Williams, i thV dealer, of Chester, it was decided that Mi Evan j Jp rnVs Bill (the Wrexham Bill) was calculated to ! -pat the true interests of the navigation, and that j tie owners and traders should be urtied to petition ;airt it. The "etltion was largely signed at the j ' reting. THE DEE CONSERVANCY' JJlLL f 1 lN bill, which had been rep.'-tte.I by tbe wmtifa j non-compliance with the i-taiid!! orders , ejiut -re Lord Redesdale and the Standing Oulet s Com Jttee of the Hon? of Lords on Tm aaay afternoon. tl other peers present were Louis Monson, Morley, li-ttwn. CambenVwn, ar.'l Balfour -f Br.ileLh jMj Batten, who appeared for Ihe piutiiotets, said if i-uiat in this cnf was a small ore, tre breach, b-.'in ' pat the notice of the meeting had nut been published -..n. uuuuuii iifwspipers. j v.r aernspment was . I tn l.,l.. ti. - r,...i -w, uu,, in-mcu in niavwui jiier. ' " xies were sent out in the ordinary corre ; and at !.!t'Wharncliffe meeting, out of a total capital of -.000, no less than 309,000 was represented in the ti and a resolution approving of the Bill was ' ar;ed unanimously. The bill itself waa. he added. : ""Dotted in the interests of the river Dee. and was - i"irted by the Lords-Litutei;ar.t of the two:.diun- '"g counties, as well as by a number of the icacistrates landowners, including the Duke of Westminster $U Bill with similar objects, which went before one j their lordships committees last vear, was with rawn, as not being perfect or sufficiently comprehensive, and hp, as agent for it, denied the a'lepation 1 v.- put forward on the other side, that it w:is then w';Uidrawn in accordance with any agreement. Lord Kedeselale. Has this lull any new objects? Mr Hargreaves (who appeared against it). No, v l'rd, none ; it is for the transfer of theoid powers. ui Batten. liy our bill it is proposed to transfer fiver jurisdiction from a body of conservators ! tee Powers under various obsolete statutes to a body elected by tralers on the river and riparian ! 8tr. Harcreaves said he represented the Dee Con- ' J::vancy Bill No. 2, which was promoted by the Dee 1 iy itself, nnder a pledge which it gave last ' to the committee of the Lords. Ihe Bill in ftof which Mr Batten had spoken was practically " !ame as had, for reasons not stated, been with-s . ',ast vear. He argued that this was not a case '"diligence should be shown, to the promoters of , ' which was for practically transferring the "'-ation of the river to the hands of two railway flanies, li". atT-en replied that the Bill promoted by Mr ,'S'reaves was one in which the River Dec Company Ufci p to Cnanoe its name to that of the River Dee Reclamation Company, and to hand over its tactically to '.he city of Chester. The River ;r 1 i.miioM,. ..i "i . i -l nntvr...- . . . !.. J ..L-i.il.:. I -i --.. uau nut, a sua::? siiatciiuiu , . -otn interrupting; oujcteu inat wu.- ws . ', ,: Wder. as tmintr Jnt- tlio Ti-iorif-. nf the p.ise. j'at their lordships had consulted together in i J'iV 16 parties were recalled, when tat o ie'jesu"ale said the committee were of opinion ' Wi ' 'hould be allowed to proceed, provided buinclift'e meeting was duly convened. r.M hlorodyne Cough Balsam for ! Shortness ot Ureath ami an i - - -"""-lies. iii, mtn nine oi cm.- imi uu "ouui be wit-hnf. if Vnll rUrpetions for use i -.iK each bottle. Prepared and sold in ; A U lhd and 2s 9d each by Jas. F, Hieh i dispensing and iamily Chemist 1, Lam's Boots, Pit . rexnam. 80S T.fl and Gent's. 'i 2l8'rn' an,d every Pair warranted at Palmer's ' low-hiil, and 24, Hope-street, Wrexham. 176 G-eneral News. The Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol has receiver! an offer of 10,000 for a memorial church in Id. diocese. According to the dtixen, the Queen has invr-stl about a million sterling in ground rents in th Citv of London. Nearly 2,000 Chinese gamblers and opium smoker were arrested in San Francisco last year and tvAA 27,000 dols. in fines. 1 Lord Colville (chairman of the Great Northern Railway Company) has been elected a director of (he Highland Railway. A large quantity of tea has been cleared out of bond during the last few days in the expectation that the duty wiB; be raised. It is the intention of the Lord Chancellor soon to recommend several jrentlemen for the honour of liein appointed Queen's Counsel. Dr. Hughes, Bishop of St. Asaph, has been softer-ing for some days from a severe attack of jaundice Mrs. Hughes is also seriously ill. It is reported from Constantinople that General Loris Melikoff is destined to replace Count Nelidoff as Russian Ambassador to the Porte. The Queen has generously given 2o towards th cost of a Wesleyan Sunday .school, which is shoith to be erected at East Cowes, I. W. A mail and passenger service oetween v,anaaa ana France is about to be started by a Halifax company Halifax being the terminus in winter, and Quebec in summer. tin -cnanies institutes, which is to be held at York vii me mui ui u une. At Trieste a strike has broken out among the stokers of the Lloyd Company there. Th; company applied for assistance to the navy, and also telegraphed to Constantinople for stokers There has just died at Erith, 97th year, John Hubbard, who was one of the 100 in the forlorn hope at the rtormvng of St. Sebastian. He also took part at Orthes, Toul ue, and Waterloo I homas Henderson, who had for many years been employed as a teller in the Bank of Scotland at UolcLstream, has been committed for trial on 100? frging' chciues and embezzUng about Contrary to very general expectation, the Pope has named Cardinal Ledoehowski to be Secretary of Briefs, the most lucrative office of the Apostolic Court, in succession to the late Cardinal Chigi. The portrait of Sir Edward Baines, which Mr. Ouless, R.A., was commissioned to paint for presentation to the town, reached Leeds a few days ago, and is temporarily placed in the Law Library at the Town Hall. At a meeting of the London School Board it was reported that the original estimate of the School Management Committee had been reduced by 60,773, and it was resolved that precepts be sent to the rating authorities for raisin? the sum of 1.045,365. The annual meeting of shareholders of the South-sea Railway Company, whose line will be opened in May next, has been held at Portsmouth. It was staled that all the share capital 50,000. had been subscribed, and that the debentures were being readily taken up. Mr. H. Male, vice-chairman of the Yeovil Board of GuanL. ns, has just died suddenly. He was talking in ; u animated manner to the Rev. Barden Allen, when he expiree! i: his chair : he had not I complained of illness. Deceased had been a member of the Board for forty years. The Executive Committee of the Rotherham and District Liberal Association have passed a resolution entirely disapproving of the action taken by the Hon. H. W. Fitzwilliam, M.P., in the late vo'te of censure, and regretting that he has so misrepresented the Liberalism of the district At the Clare Assizes, the jury in a case of assault could not agree ; and when, being directed again to retire, they seriously proposed to tbe judge that they should decide the matter by a toss, a ballot, or a poll, the judge reprimanded and peremptorily discharged them. Colonel Majendie, inspector of explosives, has mad!1 an inspection of the Royal Courts of Justice in company with the superintendent, Mr. Hantler, in order to report upon various suggestions made by the superintendent for the greater security of the building against attack. The arrears of legacy duty which the Government are calling in with a view of presenting a creditable balance-sheet at the end of the financial year have already reached the extraordinary sum of 450.000. There is yet another month to run. The expectation is that "over 500,000 will be obtained. While a number of men were at work on the new extension railway -bridge at Charing Cross a labourer named Johnson Jelircys, aged 60, slipped from a pile of metals, fell into the Thames, and was drowned. Three boats' crews put off to his assistance, but eould not render any aid. A number of Sisters of Mercy have, with the assent of their superiors of the Roman Catholic Church, volunteered to proceed to Egypt, with the object of devoting themselves to the care of the sick and wounded of the British Army. The offer of the Sisters is under the consideration of the Government. In proposing the re-election of the Prince of Wales as Grand Master of English Freemasons. Mr. F. H. Goldney stated that during the eleven years his Royal Highness had been at their head the English Freemasons had subscribed more than ."50,000 to the tliree Masonic charitable institutions alone. Major Te Wheoro, the Maori chief who left Euffhind abruptly a few weeks apro on account of failing health, has arrived at Hobart, Tasmania, on his way to New Zealand. In a letter to Sir Francis Dillon Bell, the well-known Agent-General, the major states thathe is quite restored to health, and that the captain and passengers were very kind to him. The death is announced of the Rev. William G. Campbell, D.D., the well-known senior general missionary of the Irish Methodist Conference, which took place suddenly a few days ago at Belfast. His death caused another vacancy in the "Legal Hundred " of the Wesleyan Conference. He was in the fifty-fifth year of his ministry, and the eightieth year of his age. A notice of a general reduction of 5 per cent, has expired at the Barrow Jute Works, and half the workers numbering between 700 and 800 girls and women, struck work. A reduction of 5 per cent, was made last November in the weaving and piece work departments. The present reduction follows OQO of 5 wr JZJi i , cppted last week. made in Dundee, which was ac- 11 1.VIL a VirY IAJ WOUIjy LUC UUUtUlULJ Ul O. UfW species of steel sleeper, the North-Eastern Railway Company have arranged to lay three-quarters of a mile of the main line north of Ferryhill, county Durham, with them. The sleepers arc the patent of a liarrow hrm, and should they be iound to answer, it is tbe intention of tho riLilwav cmnmnir to 1st- tbe wbnlo nivisirm n-itb tbm The work of the Red Cross Society will occupy an important place iu the Antwerp Exhibition. The international exhibition of the hospital institution of Geneva will be completed in September by a coin-vention of Geneva will be completed in September by a competition in the construction of field hospitals, when the prize of 6, OOOf . offered by the Empress of Germany will be awarded. A deputation from the Thames Crossings Committees of the East End ofLondon, waited on the Home Secretary to urge that steps should be taken to provide adequate communication between the banks of the river. Sir W. Harcourt pointed out that the difficulty in securing such a reform arose from the want of municipal government in the metropolis. 1 he Egyptian Government has granted a con- cession to M. Laraotheto blow up some rocks which ODstruct tne navnration ot the JNile at Silsileh, and a. . . . ? . . ....... , .. to construct two oasms, by which it is hopea that a W.far vtml f A "Vilo 4,m flj equal distribution of the water will be secured. Fifty thousand pounds have been placed at M. Lamothe's disposal for the carrying out of his scheme. According to a Paris correspondent, two school boys, one aged fourteen and the other fifteen, fought adueliu the Bois de Boulogne, with sharp foils. The encounter resulted in severe injuries on both sides. One lad was wounded in the thigh, and the other under the faith rib. The duel was brought to light by the mother of one of the boys, who discovered that her son was hurt on his arrival home. The Beer and Wine Trade National Defence League, at the annual Conference held at Hull passed resolutions in opposition to Sunday closing, sellinr intoxicants at political clubs, condemnins: P10l" to transier the licensing power to ney created lrresponsibla bodies, and opposing frcntlemeu of pronounced teetotal views sitting as justices where " trade interests" are concerned. IVter McVane was remanded, at the Liverpool Police Court, charged with stealing 450, the moneys of his employers. Turner and Dunnett. wholesale stationers. Prisoner was entrustec stationers. Prisoner was entrusted with sale of stamped bills of lading, and on the stock being taken the frauds wtre discovered. When arrestel. prisoner said he had been perpetrating frauds for twelve months, and had lost the money in betting, or spent it on drink or women. At Blackburn Police Court, three school-boys, cadi aged 10 years, were charged with stealing half a dozen umbrellas from the Free Library, on Tuesday and Wednesday. The umbrellas were left in the stand in the entrance hall while the owners were in the reading room, and the lads took them away ,j .,1,1 4-r.rrt o A1..-. QA loo -rwv.. orueToo to oe winpped, and JJougias, tne dealer, was , J . . -r . censured, and had no expenses allowed. George Thomas Coldbeck, an Evangelist, attended at the Westminster Police Court on a charge of wilf ully damaging a cross on the altar of St. Peter's Church, Eaton Square, by throwing it down, after the service on the afternoon of January 21 last. I The elefendant now expressed his regret, and was allowed to pay tne damage 4 ius. ae was aiso vwu i p w w inuinp ip w the peace for twelve months. A widow named Mary Pinder obtained a verdict of 25 at the Manchester County Court, as damages for injuries caused to her little boy, aged three and a half years, the defendants being Aaron and James Medcalfe, butchers in a large way of business in Oxford Street, whose horse and cart, driving at a furious speed in Hulme, knocked the child down and occasioned him such injuries as to necessitate the partial amputation of the thumb and two fingers of bis left hand. THE Imperial Parliament. HOUSE OF LORDS.-Fhh.at. Earl Granville made a statement m-i. r to Prince Bismarck's speech on ihTX?? tween Germany and tMs country SSN' while admitting that his remarks ix Xe ItKS week about Prince Bismarck's advice to Ttv a about Egypt would admit of variot mtereSfb eaid he should very much regret any act thai 3 Sin f TOnfi.d which7 woiid bTyeiv painful and more injurious to himself S nJ .er Pfon. It was assumed that what he had said was founded on confidential frlndlv was not so, as he had merely referred to subsequent declarations not confidential, which seemed to hun to express that. Two years it S SiS0FldtakeUp Wlf to represent t intents of Europe in Egypt for the future He Z1 German iJfnLster? pn?f I- 6 wWm policy sketched out by Prince Bismarck in the German Reichstag. In reply to iseount Sidmouth, Lord Northbrook ey-SSfSi th- lCpS taken b' Admiralty for t?tbfflwm8he , -n7, and the PPO! additions Hoade WCread a i HOUSE OF "COMMONS. Feiday. MAnCi Wa,8 ordered to issue for Glasgow, Qlr. G. Anderson having resigned. Lord HartuiLr-.on, m reply to Mr. Chaplin, said it would not be for the public interest to discuss the steps taken by the government in regard to the Russian advance on Herat. Mr. Gladstone, in answer to Mr. Ashmead-Bartlett, said m their proceedings in Egypt the crovernment were desirous of recognising the suzerainty of the Sultan, but the application of the principle must be guided by circumstances, the adjourned debate on going into Committee on -lie Seats Bill was resumed by Mr. Parnell, who protested against what he termed the jerrymander-ng which the Boundary Commissioners had been ?uilty of in regard to some of the Ulster counties ,md.o e oiy of Dublin. Mr. Shaw Lefevre de-tended the Commissioners, and, after some further juseussion, tne House got into Committee on the HOUSE OF LORDS. Moxday. Lord Henniker called attention to the subject of railway rates, and moved for a copy of the judg-nents of the Railway Commission with respect to terminals. He suggested the appointment of a committee for the purpose of advising with the Railway Commissioners as the basis of a good measur". Jn the subject of railway charges, LordSudeley said the railway companies, acting on the represcnta-rions of the Commissioners, had prepared bills on :he classification of rates and terminals, but as thev :ould not be considered before Easter, it wu" loped that in the meantime some arrangement rould be come to, in the interest of all parties, m the question of classification. After some discussion, the motion was agreed to. The Earl of Morley, in reply to Lord Harris, said the Yeomanry would be called upon to undergo two extra Irills this year. The Ecclesiastical Commissioners Bill was read a third time, and the House adjourned. HOUSE OF COMMONS. Monday. Mr. Lefevre, in answer to Mr. Baxter, said if the right hon. gentleman would move for a Committee to consider the best arrangements for the conveyance of the American mails, he would accede to its appointment. The Home Secretary, replying to Mr. M. Henry, who put a question as to the use of revolvers, said there was a bill before the House in connection with which he would consider the whole subject. In reply to Mr. Houldsworth, Mr. Brand said j that it was the case that an order for five small i 1.: x o j i j i j. m- ' lutuuiuinta ioi uvo ouuuau nau oeen given to jxlt. W. G. Bagnall, of Stafford. Small locomotives of the kind in question had been previously manufactured by Mr. Bagnall. Mr. Labouehere having put a question with reference to Prince Bismarck's despatch of March 5, Lord E. Fitzmaurice read a letter which Lord Granville had addressed to him on the subject. Mr. Chamberlain informed Sir Bernard Samuelson that he had received an i assurance from the railway companies that the bills they were promoting would not be brought on for second reading before Easter. On the House going into Committee of Supply, Lord Harrington moved an addition of 3,000 men to the army, and made a short statement as to the other supplementary army estimates which the House was asked to vote. He explained that General Graham was being sent out with a force of about 12,000 men, including those already at Suakim, the immediate object of the expedition being to disperse the tribes in the neighbourhood of that place, and to open the route to Berber. He defended the making of the railway to Berber, and said the Une would be used purely for military purposes. On a division, the motion was carried by a majority of 77. Othei votes were then considered. HOUSE OF LORDS. Tuesday. Earl Granville, replying to Lord Salisbury, denied the statement that he had communicated a telegram on the subject of the alleged insult to the British flag by Germany to the noble marquis or to the Prince of Wales. No confirmation of the elleired occurrence had reached the Government or the Germany Embassy, and he felt convinced that what had been done or had not been done would not lead to any further complications. The Earl of Milltown called attention to the case of Frederick Marshall, who was committed for trial for wilful murder, but removed to Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum by a warrant purporting to be signed by the Secretary of State, and asked whether there was any precedent for such a course, and moved for a copy of the warrant. The Earl of Dalhousic explained that the Home Secretary acted under the authority of the Criminal Lunatics Act of last year, and other noble lords stated that the act was perfectly legal. The motion was negatived, and the House adjourned. HOUSE OF COMMONS. Tuesday. Mr. Brand, replying to Mr. C. Kennard, said there was no truth in the report that the Government had placed a large order for cartridges in America. Mr. Chamberlain informed Mr. Rolls that he was promised a final reply on Thursday to the proposal he had made to the railway companies to withdraw their bills for the revision of rates. In answer to Sir F. Milner and Mr. Ashmead Bartlett, Lord E. Fitzmaurice said there was no reason to Buppose that the Sultan of Turkey had either now or heretofore had any wish to take measures for the relief of Kassala. Lord Hartington informed Captain Aylmer that the troops engaged in the Soudan were being supplied with coloured spectacles. The Premier, who was questioned by SirS. Northcote, said the Government had not received any confirmation of the rumour that the British flag m the (Jameroons had been hauled down by the Germans, nor had any confirmation been received at the German Embassy. Sir H. Maxwell moved the adjournment of the House, in order to call attention to the policy of the Viceroy of India with regard to the Bengal Tenancy Bill. After some discussion, in which Sir G. Campbell, Mr. Mac- farlane. Mr. J. K. Cross. Mr. Lowther. i Cross, Mr. Lowther, and the Premier took part. Sir Herbert offered to withdraw the motion ; but this the House would not permit, and the motion was negatived. The House afterwards went into Coromittee on the Seats Bill, the debate being resumed on Mr. Bryce's amendment to Clause 2, the object of which was to disfranchise the LTniversities. The amendment was rejected by 181 votes. Viscount Crichton moved to except from the disfranchising operation of Clause 2 such boroughs in Ireland as were returned under the census of 1881 as having a population of 10,000 or over. Sir C. Dilke could not accept the proposal. It would open a wide door for exceptional treatment. Sir M. Hicks-Beach thought it might be possible by grouping a number of towns to arrive at a borough representation in Lreland, which would secure a distinction between the urban and agricultural populations. Mr. Healy opposed the amendment. Mr. Macartney supported, and Mr. T. Dickson opposed the amendment. The committee divided For the amendment, 48 ; aprainst, 105 ; maiority aerainst. 57. Prorress was then reported. On the motion of Sir Eardley TV nmot, a select committee was appointed to enquire into the present condition of manufacturing and productive industries in Ireland. Tho House adjourned at half-past one o'clock. HOUSE OF COMMONS. Wednesday. The Committee stage of the Seats Bill was re sumed with the consideration of Clause 2. An i amendment, proposed by Mr. Mulholland, for the grouping of certain Irish boroughs, was opposed by Sir Charles Dilke on behalf of the Government, j and rejected by a majority of 110. Mr. Dal-rymple proposed an amendment to extend the 1 grouping of Scotch boroughs, with the view of correcting the inequality between town and j country districts. Sir C. Dilke thought some satis-factory understanding might be come to on the point, but after some discussion the amendment was negatived. The clause was then agreed to, and progress was reported. In reply to Mr. A. ' O'Connor, the Chancellor of the Exchequer said he had received no information of the reported further advance of the Russians in Afghanistan. The House ! then adiourned. j Judgment has been given in the Board ot Trade ; enquiry held in Liverpool, as to the stranding of I the ship Cbepica, on the coast of Holland, on the i jWtnUlt. XUO uioaoici nno niuiuuicu iu uu Cliui of judgment on the part of tne master, but bis certificate was not dealt with. A fakir has recently been peddling articles on the Btreets of Rome, Ga., walkiug on his knees aa though unable to more about in any other way. The man's condition elicited the sympathy of the Mayor, who remitted the license, when it was discovered that the pedlar was not crippled at all. He was arrested and fined ten dollars. The report of an attack by "moonlighters' on the house of a caretaker in county Kerry turns out happily) to be untrue. The shot wound sustained by Denis Murphy was received accidentally, and the eleven who were arrested under tbe Crimes Act haTe been liberated by the resident magistrate of the district. WREXHAM ATWRRTISER. SATURDAY ATAPnri A ioK ENGLAND AND EGYPT. ORDER OF LORD WOLSELEY. LETTER FROM THE MAHDI. THE MAHDI AND HIS FOLLOWERS. FEAR OF ASSASSINATION. Headquaetees, Koeti, Friday, 9.35 p.m. The following is a copy of Lord Wolseley's General Order, issued to the soldiers and sailors of the Nile Expeditionary Force : ' ' The Queen, who has watched with the deepest interest the doings of her soldiers and sailors, has desired me to express to you her admiration for your courage and your self-devotion. To have commanded such men is to me a source of the highest pride. No greater honour can be in store for me than that to which I look forward of leading you, please God ! into Khartoum before the year is out. Your noble efforts to save General Gordon have been unsuccessful, but through no fault of yours. Both on the River and in the Desert you have borne hardships and privation without murmur : in action you have been uniformly victorious ; all that men could do to save a comrade you have done, but Khartoum fell through treachery two days before the advanced troops reached it. A period of comparative inaction may now be expected. This Army was not constituted with a view to undertaking the siege of Khartoum, and for the moment we must content ourselves with preparations for the Autumn advance. You will, I know, face the heat of Summer and the necessary, though less exciting, work which has now to be done with the same courage and endurance you have shown hitherto. I thank you heartily for all you have done in the past. I can wish nothing better I can ask nothing more of you in the future than the same uncomplaining devotion to duty which has charac terised your conduct during the recent operations." FEOM SPECIAL C0EEESP0"DEOT3. SuAKm, Monday, 7 p.m. The Scots Guards disembarked to-day. and marched to camp. All were in good health and spirits. All the troops here are free from illness, eager for a forward movement, and confident of success. The enemy are concentrating at Handout. Most probably a forward movement will be made by the advanced guard next Monday, to form a camp five miles distant, the whole force proceeding there the next day. Every one is anxiously awaiting the arrival of General Graham. Koeti, March 8. General Braekenbury with the head of his column arrived here early this morning, the main body following a few hours later. It was not thought necessary to leave a very large force to cope with I the 5,000 rebels, who, according to native reports, The Italian Government have resolved to establish are following close on the heels of the retiring a meteorological station at Massowah. Lieutenant column. It is not believed here that the Arabs, ; Lavarba, of the Bersaglieri, at present attached to uuder Mohammed Khasm, number even 2,000, or ! the Military Geographical Institute, has been ap-that they have any serious intentions of pointed director. coming beyond their old position at Birti. Complaints have again been made by the Russian When the Mudir of Dongola heard from his Government to the Vatican respecting the political vakeel of the enemy's advance, he replied that conduct of the Polish Bishops. The Vatican is the English General already knew of it, and I asked if it approves of it ; if not, why does it not would be delighted to receive them. The Mudir j restrain these Bishops by canonical measures ? with his own bodyguard left in a steamer Cardinal Jacobini will reply that he has already this morning for Merawi. where his presence ', interfered to restrain the Bishops within strictly will probably reassure his nervous officers. La 1 religious limits. coming down the cataract of Terai, General Brack- 1 An attempted murder, with probable fatal con-enbory had six boats wrecked and three men sequences, is reported from Paris. As Bayotte, a drowned, two of them being wounded men. An- ! merchant's clerk, was coming out of his house on other died from the shock of the sudden descent, j the Boulevard Haussmann, he was shot with a The rapids are much worse than they were a 1 revolver and grievously wounded. His assailant, month ago, and several boats had no voyageurs to ' a Belgian medical man. was at once arrested. He direct the crew. The wounded at least nhnnM gave his name as Dr. Quiuet. and snid h . ..) have been nortasred over the dano-Amna iiW.f.., Lord Charles Bei-esford's Naval Brigade, with Hunter's battery, reached here last evening from the desert, and Colonel Talbot's Heavy Camel Corps, which bivouacked five miles out. marched in this morning. The sailors looked very fit, though j Warren's action to be without justification, and many have worn the soles off their boots by contrary to treaty obligation. Sir Hercules the hot sand and sharp shingle. The troopers Robinson has also written to the Imperial Govern-also bore the long march admirably for ment requesting that the civil administration of cavalry, whose powers of endurance on foot , Bcchuaualaud may be left to him, objecting to the are often lightly esteemed. The regiment has presence of Mr. Mackenzie at Vryburg, and Lord averaged sixteen miles a day since lea vino- riu. Dcrbv is stud to unhold the nusttimi tetan nn kv tha Magraya Wells, where they did three daws hard work fortif ying the posts. Thev were often Sired upon oy a tew marauders irom the surrounding j bills. Camels were sent out to meet them, but all except four men declined to mount. The rear of Sir Evelyn Wood's column has reached Howeyet, having seen nothing of the enemy, for whose attack they were alway prepared and were then anxious. ! All the officers speak in the highest terms of the way in whiedi the withdrawel was condie.-ted, Sir i Evelyn Wood having distinguished himsedf in this ! respect no less than General Buller by cool digniln d 1 generalship. Head-Quaetees, Koeti, Monday. The following is an extract from a letter which the Mahdi wrote on the 1st of February to Klia-u , Elmoos when on board one of the steamers at J Metcmneh : tew marauders from xou are aware mat we nave oeen trying to save you, but you are trying to destroy " yourselves. English come and take you with 'them to Europe, ! Rome, and Constantinople, remember alwavs that l ou sent to summon the Jingush, but should tl we snau nave rne victory as promiseei by our Prophet. If you live you will see the power of the Mahdi spread over Europe, Rome, and Constan tinople, after which there is nothing for you but nen. Koeti, March 9. The Mahdi is repo. ted to have gone to Abbah Xrl;:ud: which is about 1U0 miles South of Khartoum, on the White Nile, where he commenced his career I as a holy man. So great has been the neglect of cultivation owing to ihe absenoe of the male population from their villages, that great discontent exists among the 1 Mahdi's followers, and food is scarce. It is stated that a rising against the Maheli'a j Emir at Khartoum, who is his nephew, may be expected. The Mahdi himself lives in dread of assassination, I which is probably the reason of his retiring to Abbah J Island. The enemy who followed Brackenbury's force ! were probably part of the Monassir tribes who had fled from their country on the approach of the English. Colonel Stanley Clarke and the Light Camel Corps, and Colonel Barrow's Squadron of Hussars arrived this morning Lord Wolselev inspected and addressed the Naval ! r , ,.i ti ..i : i tt j. xir.ii- Brigade, the Heavy Camel Corps, the Duke of Corn wall's Light Infantry, and Gordon Highlanders, and warmly eulogised their services performed under exceptional difficulties. OUR RIFLES AND CARTRIDGES. A military correspondent, signing himself " Pro j Patria, writes : "Ihe statements made by your eorrespondent in his graphic description of the battle m atDU aemana instant attention, lie say Ihe cartrida.es stuck m the Martinis, and numbers were thrown away useless ; ' he himself took up a rifle, but the cartridge stuck, and that he was triad to be rid of it and return to his revolver. He may well indeed describe it as a ' monsrrel ' car- tridge ; one has only to look at it and compare it with fhe serviceable solid metal cartridges turned out m millions by several private firms ana 11 if quiics no expert to endorse his opinion JLS It not enough for the nation to be kept for days in al most breathless suspense as to whether such and such a small force has not actually been swept off the face of the earth, but it must also learn that that force is badly equipped r" Let any one consider what hi.- feelings would be, face to face with half a dozen Soudanese in the heat of action and a cartridge 'stuck in his rifle. Are we, who pride ourselves en our scientific knowledge, who lavish thousands, ay, even millions, on experiments, to send our troops into the field with a cartridge that will not. lenr carriage and Knocking about, thereby getting out of shape and consequently sticking iu the rifle? Wars are not what thy used to be Months now take the place of years, and before long, with the modern ' improvements ' in implements of destruction, weeks will have to be substituted for months. At present I believe the necessary machinery does not exist at Woolwich for producing the solid metal cartridge: but let the Government only condemn the 'mongrel,' and call on English manufacturers, and a delivery of at least iu.uuu.oou or 12,000,000 serviceable cartridges per wvek, and more if required, woidd be at their disposal." Mr. Goschen was on Tuesday night the guest of the members of the Eighty Club. It is stated by a Paris correspondent that the signature of the treaty regulating Egyptian finances is imminent. After inquiry into the matter the Music Committee of the Corporation has recommended that new premises for the Guildhall School of Music -hould be built ou the Victoria Embankment, at a cost of 20,000. The Court of yueen's Bench have grantenl a rule it is i calling on the Wigan Town Council to show cause why a mandamus should not issue requiring them to declare vacant the seat held by Mr. Acker-ley, who had sent in his resignation, but had afterwards elesired to withdraw it. Il is probable, though not yet certain, that Anton Rubinstein may visit London during the present season. Hopes had also been entertained of a possible visit from Madame Schumann, but the state of that lady's health has, unfortuiuitely, compelled her to abandon the idea. A correspondent writes from Paris that M. Victor I Hugo seemed strong and well on his birthday, j though trouble'd with deafness. He expressed his j gratification at the Laureate's sonnet, which made I a deep impression on him at "he time of its publication, and which he has not forgotten. The Connecticut Senate has passed the bill provid- ing a State bounty of ten cents to any person plant- ing, protecting, and cultivating elm, maple, tulip, ash, basswood, oak, black walnut, hickory, apple, I pear, or cherry trees, not more than sixty feet apart, for three years, along any public highway. I The Countess of Castiglione has written a volume i of memoirs which is expected to contain some lively reminiscences of the Court of Napoleon III. The countess produced a great sensation at the Tuileries by appearing at a fancy ball in the scanty and transparent costiime of Salammbo. GENEBAL FOREIGN NEWS. Gnstavns Janssen and a tvik nomi xr 5ES ? Siatra-T' befofe the SupremrcTu I nL P g- f(?r Iuh treasou hY Educing a German non-commissioned officer to divulge secrets relating to mihtary affairs. Janssen is alleged to have acted S a?eDt thxG French Mmistr- of War at Cologne, and in return for money payments procured from nT?11 offi.rs Pies of the instructions the moblhtion of the seventh and I eiSQt? .anuy corPS- Janssen was sentenced to eight quittedmiPn:i0imieilt' bUt the ther V0 wa9 An English Hon tamer, named Edward Williams, was on Sunday night, when performing with four hons and two tigers at the Cirque d' Hi ver, Paris, attacked by one of the animals, and could not be ex-tncated before he had sustained serious injuries fhe greatest consternation prevailed for some moments among the spectators. The poor fellow was token bleeding to the hospital, and will require medical attention and repose for sometime to come In the siege of Thuyen Quan the French it appears lost fifty men and two officers killed, and thirty two iri!A0,Vlded;. the previous en- , T-ii j Ast niry-tour men and sb SIX vo uucu, ami in men and i wounded. officers A. capital of 2,000,000 sterling has just been subscribed by some financiers in order to expedite the piercing of the Simplon, which great undertaking is now certain to be carried out. On the Italian side ot the mountain the geological formation is Uin-determined by small galleries. A Russian student at Duprat, who was suspected of complicity in the placarding of threatenini;-iNibilist proclamations, was arrested on the charge' and then shot himself. At his residence a quantitv ot dynamite, weapons, and a printing press were discovered, as well as letters which led to numerous arrests. It is reported from Varna that disturbance reigns throughout Albania. Committees have been formed m order to ask for an autonomous government Petitions to the same effect have been addressed to the consuls of foreign States, while others demand the execution of Article 23 of the Berlin Treaty Rioting took place at Prizrend, and it is reported that several Turkish officials were carried off as hostages by the population. The Government has sent troops. The Spanish Budget for 1 885. into the Chamber of Deputies on Saturday, shows a deficiency of receipts over expenditure of 25.500.000 pesetas. Bills for the reform of the taxation system were introduced. Decrees of expulsion have been issued by the French Prefect of Police against twenty foreigners, including sixteen Germans, two Italians, "a Pole, and a Russian, who were concerned in the recent Anarchist manifes- tation in Paris. to Paris to kdl Bayotte, who had run away with his wife. Mr. Rhodes, the Deputy Commissioner for Bechuanaland, has resigned his position, his reason tor tins step being that he considers Sir Charles Governor. We learn from New York that a novel test of human endurance ended on Saturday night in the close of a six days' roller-skating match. The winner, named Donovan, made 1,090 milesjiu 142 hours: the second made 1,025; the third, 1,022; the fourth, 1,000. Donovan is a newsboy of eighteen years of age, slender, and poorly nourished. There is great astomshment in sporting circles at the number of mik- j sc-jred. According to a report from Teheran, the encainn- I merit of the Boundary Commissioners is at Zura- bab. on Persian territory, and several members of I the Commission are staying at Meshed. The Bengal Chamber of Commerce is about to I communicate with the English Government on the I importance of opening Thibet to trade, especially as I a market for teas. The President of the Chamber I urges that Indiau native traders should be put on the same footing as the Nepaulese, and allowed to ! enter Thibet freely ; and he recommends that a delp?t the Indian Government should be sent !5ekln oLXle P"Pe of laying the whole matter The colliery disaster at Karwin, which is situated iu Austrian Silesia, and not in Moravia, as was announced on Saturday, proves to be the most terrible ever recorded in Austria. Up to Sunday evemng sixty-six bodies had been recovered, and these were buried on Monday afternoon. Fifty -seven were still missing, and their bodies were being brought up very slowly, as the afterdamp made the rescue work dangerous. Only two out of about a hundred and thirty miners who were in the pits when the explosion occurred have come up alive, and they were saved only by the accident that the miners from the neighbouring shafts, when coming up after the explosion, noticed the two lying half unconscious near the entrance. It is believed that the cause of the accident was either the incautious use of dynamite, or smoking where it was expressly forbidden. The explosion has rendered forty-three widows and seventy -nine orphans destitute, but their immediate wants are provided for by Count Larisch and by the Miners' Provident Society. Public subscriptions are being opened for their further needs. Austria has no Employers Liability Law, and the Workman's Insurance Bill has not yet passed the Committee stage. A point of considerable interest to the mining industry in this country has been raised by tne pit eusaster at ivarwm. une scientific opinion is ISfjfe e.xPlosion s the result of spontaneous combustion in the coal dust, while another hypothesis is that the disaster was closely connected with the rapid fall of the barometer last week, and it ia pointed out that explosions in coal-mines generally coincide with periods of the lowest air pressure. The incautious use of dynamite and smoking ar also mentioned as probable causes of the accident. King Milan has decreed a new amnesty in honour of the anniversary of the proclamation of Servia aa a kingdom. It extends nominally to all who took part in the recent insurrection, but excepts the principal offenders that is, military men and fugitives who have escaped punishment. Brigandage, it would appear, is not altogether extinct in Italy. The Otservator Romano announces the capture of a Signor Giovanni Moscatelli near Nazzaro, twenty-eight miles from Rome. A sum ; of 40, OOOf. was demanded for bis ransom, but the captors finally accepted o.Ooof. sent by his family The newly-formed German East African Com- pany now claims that the authority of the Sultan of Zanzibar does not extend along the whole of the coast opposite the Island of Zanzibar, but is only effective at those points where his flag has been hoisted. The company desires to purchase some of these alleged neutral stretches of the coast. A bill for regulating the sale of alcoholic liquors in Switzerland has been submitted to the Federal Assembly. The measure meets with the approval of the committee of the National Council. A rumour is current at Paris that General Briere de Lisle has been compelled to send several companies of infantry and marines to Lower Cochin China, where a serious outbreak is threatened. On Tuesday a Customs' Tariff Amendment Bill was introduced in the Austrian and Hungarian Parliaments. The main object of the measure is to protect Austro-Hungarian agriculture in view of the increase in the German and French tariffs. The Primate of Hungary, Cardinal Simor, has dedicated a princely gift of 200,000fl. to the establishment of an orphan asylum at Gran, his diocesan residence, and 200,000fl. towards the restoration and completion of the beautiful Basilica of Gran, begun in 1S21 by Cardinal Rudnay. The Hon. E. Chandos Leigh, Q.C., was somewhat better on Tuesday evening. The Prince of Wales has forwarded the Lord Mayora donation of 105 towards the Mansion House Fund for the National Memorial to General Gordon. Her Majesty has approved of Colonel E. H. Maepherson, half pay, being appointed to command the 1st Regimental District, Glencorse, in succession to Colonel E. O. Stuart, appointed Lieutenant Governor of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea. The ex-Khedive Ismail ' Pacha left London on Saturday morning by the tidal train for Paris, where he will remain a week, and then proceed to Rome. The members of the Wexford Hunt are considering what course they shall take consequent on tho poisoning of the hounds at Rosegarland, Ballinkcel, the Inland, and Upton. This winter has been one of destructive severity to feathered game in Illinois. Many prairie chickens have been frozen to death, and quails have been al most exterminated. Numbers of miners are leaving the colliery villages in South Durham for America and the colonics. Eight left Ferryhill on Friday night for I.ivoroool. en route for America. This emigration i, in consequence of the depression in the coal j trade. The health of the inhabitants of Jersey City is jeopardised by the bad condition of the sewers, ac-eonlinir to the Sanitary Commission, which states that the people are in danger of being visited with an epidemic, as the result of the foul gases that rise into their houses. The Athenwuiii says that very fair work has been done so far at Cambridge in the new special examination in modem languages. The English papers were verv satisfactorily answered. As usual French grammar was least well known by those who had been educated abroad. ' B usiness Announcements. WEBBS PURE GRASS SEEDS. GUARANTEED PURITY AND GERMINATION. lis. TO 33 s. Per Acre. 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It has a power over disease hitherto unknown in Medicine. Are you at all Weak-chested, or in-dined to be Consumptive, with just enough of Cough now and then f " Try this Wonderful medicine" Th LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG Cough and Weakness will disappear as if ton if LUNG by magic, and you will feel strength and tosip TONIC LUNG l.UNO LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG LUNG pvwer you. never nan oejore. Tn:z milt voir piitm BMJaiK A DOSE WILL RELIEVK IT. HAVE YOU A COLD i A DOSE AT BEDTIME WILL REMOVE IT. Bronchitis and Asthma it relieves . instantly. The Spasms of Coughing so dreadful in Whooping Cough become lets with each dose of the medicine. Prepared by W. T. OWBRIDGE Chemist, Hull. Sold in Bottles, Is 1i, 2s 9d, is 6d and Us, by all Chemists and Patent Medicine Vendors. Wholesale all London and Provincial Houses, 213U TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC TONIC GREAT BODILY STRENGTH follows tho use of PEPPER'S QUININE and IRON TONIC. -By enriching tha blood and strengthening the muscular system, the manifoid symptoms of weakness disappear, appetite returns, fat'gue cease, and recruited health results. Insist on having Pepper's Tonic. Sold by Chemists. Bottles Is. (id. ,j GREAT NERVE STRENGTH follows the use of PEPPER'S QUININE and IRON TONIC.-It braces up the weakened nervous system, and increases the stiength of the pulse, rapidly dispelling the depressed irritable condition resulting from prostrated nerves. Eich Bottle contains '.12 dosvs. flREAT MENTAL STRENTH follows the use of V PEPPER'S QUININE and IRON TONIC, which by ft supporting influence on the body and nerves, repairs the ravages caused by overtaking the brain power, and so eives really great mental strength. It costs about 1 M each dor-e. g GREAT DIGESTIVE STRENGTH follow, the use of PEPPKR'S QUININE and IRON TONIC, as it strengthens the stomach, stopping sinking fensations, removes indigestion, heartburn, palpitation, Ac. By its cordial bitter fl ivour Pepper's Tonic always increases the anpetite, and by its use all necessity for besr, wine, or spirit is avoided. Sold by Chemists 5 but insist on having only Pepr.er's Tonic, not a substitute. ti PEPPER'S TARAXACUM and PODOPHYLLIN. A fluid combination for derangement of the liver particularly when arising from sliaht congestion. By gently stimulating the action of the !iver and slightly movin the bowels the heavy drowsy feeling, headache, pain beneath P shoulders, at the chest after eating, unpleasant taste in the mouth, and manifold other indications of dyspepsia are removed. Taraxacum and Podophyllin is much safer than calomel or blue pill. Bottl. s 2s M and 4s 6d each sold bv all Chemists. Insist that Pepper's is supplied I S SULPHOLINK I OI IOV rJtJ DAYfj- , redness .blotches Lrf to -f ffSST!! j gj 'ZHl ' vie.StI.yl u?y . deep-seate41 -'"eterate skin affection. SULPHOLINE LOTION. Anv one. however deeply and apparently hopelessly afflicted with Skin Diseas' should apply Sulp holine as quickly as possible. In two or thre-i days the effect will become evident in a diminished appearance of tho malady, a growing tendency to fade away, and complete obliteration of tho eruption. tj SULPHOLINE LOTION.-As a Remedy for Pimples, Blotches, Kednest, l ashes, Blemishes, Spots, Roughness, Discolouration, Eczema, Rosea, Pityriasis, Scurf, and General Irritabi'ity of the skin, Sulpholine acts like a marvel. Nono of these eruptions can withstand it. The Lotion attacks them all by some depurative action, and brings the skin out clear and healthy. (j fULPHOLINE LOTION.-lf desiring: to have a clear YJ spotless skin, take c ire to try Sulpholine. ItaWeautifal fragrance and freedom from poisons commend it to al desiring an application for the sk. BotUes containing nearly half -a-pint, price 2s ld each. iold everywhere, b Vftfsunvjri , AKECA NUT TOOTH PASTE. By j using this delicious aromatic Dentifrice, the enamel of the teeth becomes white, sound, and polished like Ivory. It is exceedingly fragrant, and specially useful for removing incrustations of tartar on neglected teeth Sold by all Chemists Pots, Is and & fill each. 9 LOCKYERS SULPHER HAIR RESTORER is the safest and best. In a few days it gradually deepens grey or white hair to a perfectly natural shade. Luckyer' ur asses the effect of costly washes. Never disappointing in effect. Guaranteed harmless. Large Bottles, Is (id. Sold everywhere. i tOCKYER'S SULPHER HAIR REST RER produces A a perfectly natural colour. The gra lual change by scarcely perceptible gradations is certain for removing scurf , beautifying and cleansing the hair, causing it to grow wherever thin and patchy, so ens ring a fine Head of Hair Lockyer's is unrivalled. ti THE NEW SHIRE ST8E A.ND ALL OTHEk PENS, L N C A PEN ManufesAv.ni by EDWARD SOLD B Y VQQRSANQER, CHARLES G. BAYLEY, B 8 CROSS AND CHURCH STRJEET One ot" the Agents for Oswestry.

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