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MASTERTON, Wairarapa 100 years ago - 1913

Journal by ngairedith

MASTERTON advertising from the Wairarapa Daily Times, 2 Oct 1913

S. ALLEN, Queen street
advised he had taken over the Prince of Wales Hotel. Tariff at 6s per day

ARTS & CRAFTS DEPOT, Queen street
were agents for the 'Daisy' Vacuum Cleaner

S. M. BAIRD, Bannister street, telephone 425 & 474
Motor Engineers & agents for Cadillac, Paige and KRIT & storage for 100 cars

C. S. BALL, Queen street
was the Fashionable Tailor whose quality was a measure of merit

H. BEALE & Co. Ltd., Queen street
for hand Brushes, Hair Brooms, Stove Brushes, American Carpet Brooms

was a Tobacconist (took orders for Peter Hider the Chimney Sweep)

had Indian Runner Duck Eggs for 5s per sitting of 12

BROWNS of Queen street
Motor and Cycle Works specialised in Motor repairs, Tyres, Belts, Plugs etc

A. BUTLAND, Revolution Cycle Works - opposite J. L. Murray's
sold, hired and repaired new and second hand bicycles

James CANDY, Queen street
was an Expert Piano and Organ Tuner & Repairer with 20 years experience

Madame CARLE, 35 Queen street
for the most fashionable and stylish Millinery

J. CARPENTER, Central Shoe Store
had new spring footwear of latest models in short fronts and Cuban heels

CHAMBERLAIN Ltd, Albert street
Grain & Seed Merchants had all sorts of Grain, Grass and Clover seeds

W. B. CHENNELLS and CO., Perry street
Auctioneers, Accountants, Land, Estate, Financial and Insurance Agents

W. H. COLE & SON, 28 Chapel street (opposite LYTTLE's garage)
had paint and wallpaper to make your house prettier, cosier and more attractive

Doctor Helen COWIE of Perry street
wanted a capable general servant (no washing). Would pay 20s per week ($30)

Hermann CRASS, was proprietor of the CLUB HOTEL
late of Arcadia Hotel Wellington, the Wellington Club and Union Co., Boats

H. S. CURRIE, 23 Elizabeth street
was making brooms to order from finest quality horsehair

had roofing iron, raw & boiled oil, wallpaper, lawn mowers, bolts and nuts etc

A. T. DICKASON, Queen street, Trust Buildings near Gas Office
wished to notify the public that he had opened an Auction Mart

T. DIXON of Worksop road, phone 339 had no use for an Alfa Laval Cream Separator (26 gallons) so would take ?10 for it ($1550 today)

James ELLIOTT and Co., phone 52
had all the best Tennis Goods direct form London and Paris

J. C. EWINGTON, Engineering Works, Foundry and Coach Factory
had the 1913 INDAIN motor cycle in stock with Chain Drive, 2 speed Gear

had the Post Office Auction Mart

D. FINLAYSON and SON, Queen street
had a nice assortment of new seasons footwear for comfort & durability

FLY and YOUNG, Bannister street, phone 126
Forwarding Agents and General Carriers. Goods to any part of the world. Had Motor Lorry available for goods and passenger traffic

had Cabs, Gigs, Buggies etc on hire by the hour, day or week

GIDDINGS 'The Busy Grocer'
Ladies! ring up your grocery order, phone 112

Pryor GILBERT, phone No 6
had a new Parcel Delivery Vehicle awaiting your order

GILLESBIE and Co., Academy Building, (Church street entrance)
were Land, Labour, Insurance and General Commission Agents

J. V. GORDON, M.P.S., corner Queen & Bannister streets
was the Chemist and Pharmacist (by exam) with the best Influenza Cold Mixture

E. HALE of the Wairarapa Nurseries
had the choicest varieties of Trumpet Daffodil bulbs & pine, gum and wattle trees

P. HAMILL, opposite the Post office, Queen street
had new spring goods of Ladies and Children's Millinery

HANNAH'S, Queen street
had new spring footwear just arrived

HARCOMBE and DONALD, Saddlers, Perry street
had Portmanteaus, Brief cases, Suit Cases, ladies handbags, Polo Saddlery

R. U. HARDEN, Eton's buildings, corner of Queen and Williams streets
were Financial, Land, Insurance Agents with large farm blocks for sale

C. HAYES, in Michael street
had White Leghorn (Padman's pedigree) sitting of eggs

A. HENDERSON and CO., (established 1885)
were Jewellers, Opticians & Direct Importers

A. HENDRY (Abraham and Williams Building) Queen street
advised you order your made-to-measure suit for the upcoming Carterton Show

Peter HIDER, (1854-1922) 6 Masonic street
was a Chimney Sweep. He married Clara Heywood Harrod (nee Ludwig)

HOAR & PERMAIN, Queen street
Sanitary Undertakers phone business 11, private 318

E. HODGE, next to the W.F.C.A., Queen street
wanted to buy Bicycles, Guns, Saddles & Watches amd had a Wertheim Sewing Machine for sale

Miss HOGG, Trust Buildings, Queen Street, phone 129
Instructress in Piano Playing

HOLE, HOLLAND, Ltd., telephone 24
were running a modern, 5 seater Ford Taxi-Cab for weddings, picnics etc

advised all the quality meat was supplied from the famous Ngakonui Estate

Misses HOLMES, 55 Worksop road
were teaching the easy to learn Langer System of Dressmaking

HOOD BROS., 61 Queen street (opposite Wagg's and at Wellington and Waipawa)
had a special on one-piece dresses of all prices, colours and styles

had dainty Holland frocks, smart saxe blue tunics and children's cashmere frocks

HULME and PENISTONE, near Waipoua Bridge (lately occupied by WELCH & HOPE)
wished to notify the public they had started business as Joiners, Builders and General Contractors

G. HYDE & Co., Queen street
were Artistic Furnishers and Picture Framers

The IMPERIAL DYE WORKS, Mason's Building, 7 Bannister St (opposite Club Hotel)
advised you bring your Costumes, Furs and Boas to be cleaned, repaired or dyed

H. J. JONES and Co., 105 Chapel street
had the pick of British & Continental cars; Michigan, Fiat, Mathis

R. E. JONES, Queen street
was a Sanitary Plumber for Plumbing, Gas fitting and Drain laying

J. B. KEITH, 50 Queen street
had for lease a 5 roomed house in Gordon street, Lansdowne with wash-house, large workshop and woodshed, gas and water laid on for ?400

W. R. KEMBALL, Hon Secretary of the Wairarapa Cricket Association
announced the A.G.M. to be held in Messrs Gaswith & Logan's Office, Queen street

KRAHAGEN and CHAPMAN, Perry street
were High-Class Tailors and new how to cut a suit so that it was perfect in style

R. D. LEACH, was Manager of Masterton Farmers' Implement Co Ltd
and had a full staff of experts to look after the repairs

LEVIN & COMPANY Ltd., Chapel street
were Stock and Station Agents, Wool, Grain and Produce Brokers

J. L. MATTHEWS, Queen street, phone 27
was a Quality Butchers with reasonable prices for beef and mutton

R. P. MAXTED was the Owner in Masterton (his groom was Thomas ROSYTH in Carterton) with the Fashionably Bred Scottish Clydesdale Stallion, SCOTTISH KNIGHT

T. McCRACKEN, Queen street (opposite Wagg's)
had good quality, elegant furniture

McGRUER'S, P.O. Box 106, phone 111
said the fame of their made-to-measure suits had travelled far and wife

McLEOD and YOUNG had "the Academy" and were selling the Brinsmead Piano which had to be heard to be believed

Miss McMASTER, 57 Worksop Road
was a Dressmaker taking orders for all branches of summer work

J. L. MURRAY, Ltd., phone 35 and 399, High-Class Outfitters
had the latest straw hats with oval crowns, broad or narrow brims

J. NICOL & Co., near the Prince of Wales Hotel, Queen street, Masterton
High-class Tailor, where style and satisfaction was guaranteed

A. NORMAN, Queen street
had new seasons ladies neckwear, underclothing & blouses and children's bonnets

OGILVY and SONS, Queen street
'Record Reign Butchery' had nothing but Prime Ox and Maiden Heifer Beef

T. PETERSEN of 18 Queen street and 36 Victoria street
charged the lowest possible prices for dyeing and dry-cleaning

PINHEY BROS., Ltd phone 18
had the latest 1913, 5 seater touring car also paddocking and stabling

PICKERING BROS., Queen street
were Plumbers with the Aerogen Safety Gas light, a 40 candle power that cost only 1/10 of a penny per hour to run

R. POOK, was the Wairarapa Agents
for the L.M.C. Motor Cycle (goes to youtube), the ideal touring machine

J. and A. PRENTICE were Builders, phone 348
prepared to undertake all classes of work with prompt attention

ROBERT RUSSELL, opposite Fire Station
Second-Hand Dealer

F. J. ROBBINS, Queen street, phone 246
was a Fruiterer with Poorman Oranges for marmalade

ROBINSON and Sons, Villa street
had 100,000 Onion Plants (1s per 100) at their Nursery

C. C. ROSS & Co., Queen street
Land Agents & Share Brokers had 305 acres with house, sheds etc for ?500 cash ($77,000)

F. B. ROSSON, Hairdressing Saloon moved opposite his old shop
(lately A. E. Winsenberg) now with 3 chairs and continued with shaves, cuts etc

W. F. SHAW, next to the Gas Showroom, Queen street
sold the best watertight boots for 13s

P. SHIRLEY, of 18 Cole street
lost a set of Triumph motor cycle tools between Opaki and Mangahoe

James SILLARS of "Creoch Model Poultry Pens", 59 Cornwall street
had purebred poultry, Brown & White Leghorns mated for phenomenal egg production

E. SMITH, Butchers of Queen street
advised you buy their meat if you wanted to enjoy good health, live long and die happy

P. M. SMITH, next to Farmers Implement Company, Hall street
was a Farrier shodding horses quickly, neatly and properly

Thomas William STEEL, Queen street
was Manager of "The Talkeries" for a splendid range of Pianos, Gramaphones, Records etc
formerly run by Thomas Dwyer (see photo)

was the Agent for the North British and mercantile Insnurance Company

The Boot Palace, had the latest Spring fashion Footwear

A. TREGEA & Co., Opposite Club Hotel
Drapery, Mercery and Boots. Nursery Aprons, Gloves, Panel Skirts in Tweeds

L. WADHAM of Masterton and Ben WADHAM of Carterton
had the Fashionable Standard Bred Trotting Stallion TODD BELLS for hire (?6 6s) ($1000)

D. WALSH, Queen street - Manufacturing Jeweller & watchmaker for wedding presents, engagement rings, clocks etc

WATSON & Co., Queen street
had new spring styles in Millinery. Panama Hats, matinee Coats, Embroidered hosiery

F. P. WELCH, at A. R. Bunny's Buildings, Perry Street
were Labour, Land and Estate Agents

A. E. WILLIAMS, Hairdresser & Dermatologist, returned to Masterton
and leas the Hairdressing Saloon from Mrs CRAGG formerly conducted by Mr ALTMAN

H. T. WOOD, Queen street
was the Chemist & Optician for Iodised Sarsaparilla to restore vim and emergy

Milton R. VARNHAM, F.N.Z.I.A., Queen street (entrance Church street)
was an Architect in the Academy Buildings

Interior of `The Talkeries'
, phonograph and gramophone record sellers, Masterton circa 1909. Posters advertising the sound recording label `Pathe' are visible. The sign above the office reads: "Kindly Note: Phonograph records will be rendered on request at a charge of 2d each. Melba, Crossley and Caruso Operatic Records 6d each. In event of a purchase being made there will be no charge

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