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From their house here they have two branches which receive their supplies from this establishment, one at Nelsonville underthe local supervision of James Irwin, and another at Pilot Mound, conducted by Mr. A. W. Stewart ; the-general management, how- ever, is attended to by Mr. Wm. Forsyth, the superintendent of all this firms business in Southern Manitoba, who came here early in 1880 and opened up this branch for them and has been successful in building it up to its present importance. Under his careful management, assisted by Mr. Daniel Shaw as traveling agent, and Mr. Geo. Forsyth as book—keeper, the firm’s business will doubtless grow and increase with the development of the country and remain one of the leading agricultural implement houses in Southern Manitoba.


In April, 1881, this gentleman commenced business in this city

as a Practical Watchmaker and Jeweler, and dealer in Watches, Clocks, Jewelry and Silver and Plated Goods, and during his first year has had a mixed experience of misfortune and success. His . misfortunes were confined to the burning of his premises, which did not prove a crushing calamity to him, but only brought out his latent energy, and he was soon in business again at his present stand in the Fairbanks’ block, on Main street, where he carries a well selected stock of the above enumerated goods, and gives spc-i cial attention to repair work. He has had a prosperous and fast increasing business, which comes to him from the city and sur- rounding country for a distance of 150 miles west.

Notwithstanding Mr. Doran’s past misfortunes, his business career has been altogether a successful one, and promises to‘be even more so in the future.


In the summer of 1879 this gentleman erected his present livery, feed and sale stables on Main street, and has since had an uninter-