WELCOME TO WHITCOMBE AND ! TOMBS. I The master printers of Dunedin yoslcr- * day welcomed Messrs Whitcombo and ! Tombs, Ltd., who have purchased and cii--1 tered into possession of tho long-estab-lished stationery and printing business of Mes,rs F erpusson and Mitchell, j" Mr C. If. Whitcombe, the managing I director of Mcv-rs Whitcombo and Tombs, and Mr L. Whitcombe, who has taken over tho management of the Dunedin basinets, were met by representatives of the Master Printers’ Association, and the president of tho association (Mr P. L. Ritchie) cordially welcomed the firm of Messrs Whitcombo i and Tombs into the tanks of the master ! printers of the City, and trusted that the j spirit of eut.-rpriso and progress which j characterised tho conduct of their hu.-ine ■; I in other parts of New Zealand would bo i similarly evidenced in Dunedin, arid meet | with similar success.
Mr (I. Fenwick expressed his pleasure, both personally and on behalf of the master printer- of Dunedin, that the good old linn of Messrs Fergussou and .Mitchell, whom they all regretted to see go out of bu-ir.p ,: s. was to be succeeded by so entcrnrising firm as Messrs Whitcombo and Tombs. Ho paid a tribute to (he bii.-iiiO-s capacity of Mr Whitcombe, whose friendship lie had enjoyed for many years, and trusted that tho firm would have as great a measure of prosperity ns its predecessor. Mr Whitcombe. in acknowledging the pleasure it gave him to receive Mich kindly expressions of good-will from the Master I’rintera’ Association, said ho trusted that his firm ami the members of tire association would work in harmony, and that bison, Mr L. Whitcombe, in assuming the Dunedin management, would similarly meet- with tho good-will of the Dunedin printing firms. Mr G. 11. Whitcombe left for the North thir morning.
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MASTER PRINTERS, Evening Star, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914