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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]

Printers, Stationers, Etc — Aitken, Wilfred Lawson,

Printers, Stationers, Etc.

Aitken, Wilfred Lawson, Bookseller and Stationer, Main Street West, Palmerston North. This business was established in the year 1903, and for a time the railway bookstall was conducted in conjunction with it. The shop carries a large stock of current literature, magazines, and newspapers, post cards, and other subsidiary lines. The stock is kept in close touch with the latest literature in British and Continental markets, Mr. Aitken was born in Nelson, in the year 1877, was educated at the Masterton public schools and the Mt. Cook school, in Wellington, and then entered the service of the New Zealand Times Company as travelling agent on the Rimutaka line. After thirteen years he transferred this position to his brothers, and settled in Palmerston North. Mr. Aitken is a member of the Order of Druids.

The Linton Public Store.

The Linton Public Store.