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THE BUSINESS OF
 
J. M. ADAIR.
 
NEWSAGENT, STATIONER, AND

BOOKSELLER,
 
20, KING STREET, WHITEHAVEN.
IS NOW CARRIED ON AT
NO.8, KING STREET,
SIGN OF "THE BOOK."
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A Large Stock of the best NOVELS, New
Editions, at 6d each.
Good Stories for Holiday time, at a price
to suit all.
WRITING PAPERS, LEDGER, DAY and
ACCOUNT BOOKS, PENS, SEALING
WAX, DRAWING & TRACING PAPERS.
Business Envelopes in all Sizes and Quality.
Note Books and Memorandum Books.
Bibles and Prayer Books.
Newspapers & Magazines delivered by hand.
Children's Books and Annual, Coloured
Picture Books.
The Cumberland Almanac and Tide Table
for 1902. Price One Penny. Now Ready.
Any Periodical, Magazine, or Book not in
Stock, Ordered Free of Charge, and received
in Two Days.
Tissue Paper in Assorted Art Colours, both
Plain and Fancy, Holly and Berries, and
Boxes of Sparkling Frost.
GAMES for Winter Evenings.
TABLE TENNIS from 1s.
Card Games and Puzzles for Children.
Fancy Note and Envelopes in Boxes for
Party invitations.
DIARIES for 1902:--Renshaws's Diaries,
Pettitt's Diaries, Penny's Diaries,
Blackwood's Diaries, Crane's Diaries,
Eason's Diaries.
 
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THE 
               
'PIRLE'
   
   FINISH.    
 
"Indispensable for the Open-air Girl."  
 
A "PIRLE" COSTUME
DOES NOT SPOT OR COCKLE
WITH RAIN OR SEA-WATER
 
"MADGE," in "TRUTH," says:--Every
dressmaker ought to leave out a bit of
selvedge somewhere with the 'Pirle'
stamp on it, as this affords an abso-
lute guarantee for the wearer.  The
Proprietors undertake to make good
any material so stamped that has
been actually damaged by rain."
 
Obtainable from the Leading Drapers,
or full particulars from
 
E. RIPLEY & SON, LIMITED.
 
109C, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET,
LONDON, E.C.
 
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FOR THE PROTECTION OF TRADE
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STUBBS' MERCANTILE OFFICES
(STUBBS' Ltd.),
 
42, GRESHAM STREET LONDON, E.C.
 
SUBSCRIBERS, BY OBTAINING TIMELY INFOR-
MATION THROUGH
 
THE STATUS ENQUIRY DEPARTMENT
MAY AVOID MAKING BAD DEBTS.
 
EVERY TRADER SHOULD READ
STUBBS' WEEKLY GAZETTE,
With which is issued a Supplement containing
LISTS OF CREDITORS
Under all the Important Failures.
THE COMMERCIAL REGISTERS CONTAIN
MORE THAN
NINE MILLION ENTRIES.
DEBTS RECOVERED PROMPTLY AND
REMITTED TO SUBSCRIBERS ON
TUESDAY AND FRIDAY IN
EACH WEEK.
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BRANCHES at Aberdeen, Birmingham,
 Blackburn, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol,
 Belfast, Cardiff, Cork, Croydon, Dublin,
Dundee, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow,
Huddersfield, Hull, Leeds, Leicester, Liver-
pool, London (West End), Manchester,
Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Plymouth,
Postsmouth, Sheffield, Southampton,
Sunderland, Swansea, Wolverhampton.
 
SUB-OFFICES.-- Buxton, Cambridge,
Derby, Dumfries, Gloucester, Greenock
Grimsby, Halifax, Hanley, Inverness,
Ipswich, Limerick, Londonerry, Middles-
boro', Newport (Mon.), Northampton,
Oxford, Perth, Preston, Reading, Stockton-
on-Tees, Torquay, Walsall, Waterford,
Worcester, York.
 
TERMS:--£1 1s., £2 2s., £3 3s., £5 5s.,
according to requirements.

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1/-
 
FOUNTAIN PEN,

"THE POPLER.
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"THE POPLER
 
SCREW FOUNTAIN PEN
 
1/6,
 
SOLD BY
 
W. HALTON,
 
30, TANGIER STREET,
WHITEHAVEN
 
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JOHN WHITTLE & SON
 
ARE NOW EXHIBITING IN THEIR
 
LARGE SHOWROOMS
 
NEW STOCKS

IN ALL DEPARTMENTS, INCLUDING
 
FURNITURE

FOR HALL, STUDY, RECEPTION, AND
BEDROOMS.
_____
 
BEDSTEADS

IN IRON, BRASS, AND COMPOSITE.
_____
 
CARPETS AND RUGS

TURKEY, PERSIAN, INDIAN, PILE,
TAPESTRY, &c.
_____
 
LINOLEUMS

FOR FLOOR, PASSAGE, and STAIR.
_____
KITCHEN
         
                 RANGES

ALL THE BEST KNOWN. ALSO THE
"NEW CUMBERLAND."
_____
 
RECEPTION ROOM

GRATES

WITH TILE SIDES AND HEARTHS.
LARGE SELECTION.
_____
BRASS FIRE SETS

COMPRISING CURB, DOGS, & BRASSES,
VERY CHEAP.
_____
 
ELECTRO-PLATE AND

CUTLERY

OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY
AND FINISH
_____
 
TRAVELLING TRUNKS.
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ROPER STREET,

WHITEHAVEN.
 
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PRIME HOME-CURED
 
HAMS AND BACON.
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HOME RENDERED LARD
 
IN BLADDER AND TINS.
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A1 SAUSAGE & PORK.
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SHOPS SUPPLIED at LOWEST PRICES.
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NOTE THE ADDRESS:--
 
ATKINSON,

15,  TANGIER STREET,
WHITEHAVEN.
 
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WALKERS'     Self-Raising.
 
SCONE
 
TRY IT.                           
                  FLOUR.
To be had of most Grocers.         
 
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