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(1900) Our Silent Traveller Catalogue

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1900 - Stanley, Mills & Co., Ltd. (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
1900 - Stanley, Mills & Co., Ltd. (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)

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OUR
S
ILENT
1^
AVELLER
No.
24
:ll
1900
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PUBLISHED
BY
THE
LETTER
ORDER.
DEPARTMENTOF
STANLEY
MILLS
I
CO,
hAMILTON,ONT.
CANADA.
A
GREAT
NATIONAL
WAREHOUSE
 
Our
catalogues,
order
sheets
and
re
turn
envelopes
are
free
to
all
who
ask
it.
Use
our
order
sheet
always
when
filling
out
an
order,
answer
ing
each
question
on
the
list
clearly.
We
receiveBoores
of
letters,
with
money
and
ordeis,
from
persons
who
forgettogive
their
names
and
addresses.
This
always
causes
much
de
lay
and
unpleasantness,
which
we
would
gladly
avoid.
Study
this
catalogue
from
cover
to
cover,
skippingnot
a
single
item.
The
catalogue
speaks
clearly,
pictures
accur
ately,
and
is
thoroughly
reliable
and
trust
worthy.
The
quality
of
goods
we
sellis
ranch
above
the
average.
We
avoid
cheap
articles,
and
we
nrge
you,
as
you
will
see,
to
buy
the
best
andhighest
pricd
articles
you
can
afford.
When
your
order
is
cwnolete,
enclose
the
fuuda-and
mail
it
to
ua.
It
will
receive
our
immediate
attention.
Our
terms
are
positively
cashwith
theorder.
We
will
NOT
sendgoods
C.O.D.
The
cash
mustaccompany
yonr
order
if
you
wish
to
deal
with
us.
On
the
other
hand,our
prices
are
lower
than
those
of
any
other
reliable
Mail
Order
House
in
Canada.
Our
Spring
catalogue
prices
taka
effect
on
February
1st,
and
our
Fall
catalogue
prices
on
September
let
of
each
year.
To
our
cus
tomers
livingat
a
distance
we
re
commend
the
sending
of
Club
Orders.
Two
or
more
persona
ordering
to
gether
can
make
up
a
shipment
of
100
pounds
or
more,
which
will
greatly
reduce
the
trans
portation
charges.
When
ordering
in
this
way
(
uee
onr
orderforms,
and
kindly
put
theorder
for
each
person
on
a
separate
sheet,
with
name
and
address
on
each.
Always
say
to
which
person
the
gooda
are
to
beshipped.
We
parcel
and
t*g
each
separately,enclose
in
ona
or
more
cases,
and
ship
to
uue
address.
Wa
offer
the
following
induce
ments
to
bring
out
large
orders
:
Orders
of
5
to
$50
we
allow
2%
discount.
5O
to
$IOO
"
4
,
$IO
andupwards
6%
Do
not
take
off
the
discount
in
sending
your
order,
but
leave
it
for
us
to
return
to
you
with
the
invoice.
How
to
Send
Money
There
are
several
methods
of
sending
money.
1st
By
Post
Office
Order.
2nd
By
Express
Money
Order.
3rd
By
Registered
Letter.
4th
By
Bank
Draft.
5th
By
Postal
Note.
6th
Postage
Stamps
(as
large
denominations
as
possible).
Do
not
be
afraid
of
sending
too
mnch
money
with
your
order.
If
there
is
any
over
it
will
be
promptly
returned
to
you.
In
our
own
opinion,
of
course,
our
word
is
as
feood
as
a
Bank
Note,
butsuch
a
statement
will
scarcely
satisfv
a
stran
ger.
We
refer
you
therefore
to
the
tens
of
thousands
of
persons
who
may
be
found
in
all
parts
of
Canada
who
have
been,
and
who
are,
customers
of
ours.
If
vouhave
an
oppor
tunity
to
call
personally
upon
us,
pleaee
report
dir,
ct
to
the
manager
of
our
Letter
OrderDepartment,
who
will
always
beglad
to
welcome
you.
and
who
will
bepleased
to
show
you
our
abilityto
fill
orders
for
all
goods
in
this
catalogue
promptly.
One
thing
you
can
always
depend
upon,
we
will
never
sacrifice
quality
toprice.
Our
object
is
to
conduct
a
satisfactory
business
in
a
satisfactory
manner,
and
we
are
doi.ig
it.
The
descriptions
of
the
goods
we
sell,
as
given
inthis
book,
will
be
found
reliable
and
accurate,
andany
goods
we
may
have
thepleasure
ofselling
you
wil
1
open
up
to
your
expectations.
INSURANCE
If
you
T7ill
sendus
the
Bum
of
five
centa
(5c),
ourInsurance
Department
will
insure
the
s&fe
arrival
of
your
goods
(the
goods
from
the
Crockery
Department
alone
jexcepted),
We
recommend
every
one
to
take
advantage
of
this
insurance,
and
enclose5o
witheach
order
forthis
purpose.
This
applies
to
every
order,
whether
it
is
to
go
by
Freight,
or
Ex"-
press,
orMail.
In
the
case
of
club
orders,
it
applies
to
each
man
s
order.
We
are
not
re
sponsible
in
any
way
whatever
for
articles
lost
or
broken
in
transit
unless
you
take
ad
vantage
of
ourInsurance
Departmentand
enclose
witheach
ordtr
5c
to
insure.
Our
territory
for
doing
business
ia
the
C
r
eat
Dominion
of
Canada,from
ocean
to
ocean,
and,
from
all
places
in
Canada,
orders
arrive
for
our
goods.
Our
Letter
Order
Department
grows
and
grows
and
grows,
until
our
warehouse
has
be
come
a
great
national
distributing
store.
If
you
have
n
vertent
us
an
order
we
ask
you
totry
our
system
of
Shoppingby
Letter.
Hamilton
is
n<t
only
thecentre
of
>
greatnet
work
of
electric
railways,
butshe
is
the
centre
of
the
great
manufacturing
district
of
Canada.
There
are
towns
and
cities
to
the
east,
west,
north
and
south
of
us,
all
within
a
circle
of
fifty
milps
diameter,
which
together
Form
a
district
which
produces
nine-tenths
of
all
the
articles
made
in
Canada.
We
mention
thia
to
show
that
Hamil
ton,
beii
g
right
at
the
source
of
supply
of
such
a
great
number
ofdifferent
articles
ia
a
grand
centre
from
which
to
do
a
Letter
Order
Business.
If
the
goods
you
order
weigh
less
than
2
Ibs
theyshould
bes=nt
by
pust
to
you.
To
sei.d
your
goods
by
mail
we
must
prepay
the
post
age,
and
it
is
thettfore
necessary
for
you
toenclose
enough
money
with
your
order
to
cover
the
required
amount
of
utamps.
The
postage
on
all
articles
is
lo
for
each
ounce.
If
a
parcel
weighs
2
Ibs.
it
would
cost
you
32c
for
postage
and
5c
for
insurance
or
registration.
We
t>ive
the
amount
required
for
postage
on
many
articles
in
the
catalogue,
butshould
yonhave
any
doubt
what
the
postage
would
be
on
your
gojds,
then
send
plenty
of
money
and
we
will
return
the
balance
to
you.
If
you
do
not
send
enough
money
we
may
have
to
omit
some
article
or
write
for
more
money.
If
yonr
order
weigha
over
2
Ibs.
and
under
30
Ibs.,
then
Express
is
the
best
way
to
send
it.
Express
is
prompt
and
safe.
The
chargesvaryaccording
to
the
distancethe
goods
are
carried.
On
your
order
you
should
always
say
what
is
your
nearest
express
office.
Ii
there
is
no
agent
at
that
office
the
chargt
s
wouldhave
to
be
sent
to
us
to
prepay.
If
there
is
an
express
agent
then
the
transporta
tion
charges
may
be
paid
to
the
agent
when
you
get
the
goods.
HIPMENT5
Most
of
our
orders
being
large
ones,
aresent
by
freight.
It
is
slower
than
express,
but
if
the
order
weighs
100
Ibs.
or
more,
then
it
ia
by
far
thecheapest
method
of
transportation.
On
the
back
cover
page
we
give
the
freight
rates
per
100
Ibs.
from
Hamil
ton
to
many
different
stations
in
Canada.
From
these
rates
you
can
form
torn*
good
idea
of
what
the
charges
on
a
ship
ment
to
you
would
cost.
All
shipments
from
us
secure
the
very
lowest
rates.
The
lowest
charge
the
railway
companies
will
make
on
any
freight
shipment
is
the
first-class
rate
on
100
Ibs.,
and
eventhen
in
no
instance
less
than
45c.
You
should
always,
therefore,
when
you
are
making
a
freight
shipment,
gee
lhat
your
order
amounts
to
100
Ibs.
or12S
Ibs.
or
over,
then
yon
will
secure
the
best
there
is
in
the
rates.
If
you
cannot
make
this
wi
ight
with
your
own
order,
then
ask
some
friends
tojoin
you.All
tools,
hardware,
harness
and
all
other
poods
which
can
bepacked
in
boxes
secure
the
2nd-clss
rates,
also
iron
beds,
iron
pipes
and
iron
barrow
wheels
are
Snd-class.
Such
articles
as
organs,
barrel
churns,
sewing
machines,
nnpainted
carts
and
buggies
go
as
first-class
freight.
The
most
important
thing
to
remember
in
makingup
a
freight
order
is
to
see
that
it
weighs
KO
Ibs.
or
125
Ibs.
or
over.
If
you
wish
further
information
uponany
article,
write
to
STANLEY
MIMA
&
CO.,
Hamilton,
Ontario,
 
ORDER
SHEET.
To
Messrs.
STANLEY
MILLS
&
CO,,
Hamilton,
Ont.
Please
fill
the
followingorder
as
promptly
as
possible,
and
oblige.
(Write
yonr
name
and
address
very
plain.)
Mr.
91m.
Post
Office,.
Province,Freight
Station
,__
Express
Offlce,__
Upon
what
Railroad
is
yonr
nearest
station
?
it
from
your
home
?
Miles.
Has
the
Bailway
Co.
an
Agent
there
?
How
far
is
Honey
enclosed.
Cash,
$
.
Postal
Notes,
1
$
Stamps,
--
j
Post
Office
Order,
$..
Bank
Draft,
$
Express
Money
Order
TotalEnclosure,
This
order
Is
made
ap
from
Catalogue
No.
CARRIED
FORWARD

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