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BLEACHERS, DYERS AND FINISHERS
Standish Co., Limited, Worthington; Manchester office-4, Charlotte street. Pay day first Tuesday. Telegrams, "Standish Co., Standish."
COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS
William Brown and Nephews, Worsley Mesnes and Poolstock Mills; 102,728 spindles; 121/261 twist and weft at Worsley Mesnes; 308/601 twist and weft at Poolstock; 1,947 looms, grey sheetings, domestics, &c.; Manchester warehouse-23, Faulkner street. Pay day every Saturday.
Rylands and Sons, Limited, Gidlow Works; printers, shirtings and domestics; and at Gorton Mills, Manchester. Pay days Tuesday and Friday at 25, Faulkner street, Manchester. Telegrams, "Rylands, Wigan."
William Woods and Son, Trencherfield Mills, Wailgate; 48,000 spindles, 168/40, twist and weft; 420 looms, croydons, wigans and domestics; Manchester warehouse-9, George street. Pay day quarterly, third Thursday.
COTTON SPINNERS, DOUBLERS AND MANUFACTURERS
Thomas Kirkpatrick and Sons, Hindley Green Mills; 66,400 mule spindles, 14,500 doubling spindles, 508/1508 twist and weft; and Hindsford Mill, Tyldesley. Telegrams, "Kirkpatricks, Tyldesley"; "Kirkpatricks, Hindley Green."
Platt Lane Manufacturing Co., Limited; 416 looms, shirtings and printers. James Dean, secretary.