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Further down the Societet Straat visitors requiring an)' kind of stationer)', will easily discern the extensive premises of J. M. Chs. Nijland, where Dutch and English books, stationery, post cards, pictures, fancy goods, etc., may be obtained. Mr. Nijland has for some seventeen years resided in Java and in 1902 commenced business as printer, account book manufacturer, bookseller and stationer, which has proved very successful permitting still further expansion and development. The celebrated self-filling "Conklin" fountain pen has, on account of its reliable quality, become very popular and is recommended to tourists as a handy addition to their outfit, and can be secured at this place.
The Premises of J. M. Chs. Nijland, Bookseller, Stationer, etc., Sourabaya.
Passing along the Passar Besar, the large block of buildings of Messrs. Protte! e Co. attracts immediate attention. This firm was founded in 1884 by Mr. A. H. Prottel, under whose direction the business increased rapidly, being at the present time one of the foremost of its kind in Sourabaya, the superior quality of goods gaining for them a high reputation.
The business premises, which comprise a handsome new building, built on thoroughly modern plans, are situated in Aloon Aloon Straat. With splendid window space at their disposal, the firm have apparently remarkable opportunity of tastefully displaying their many novelties. The showrooms exhibit a wide range of goods, and the various departments into which they are divided are arranged so systematically as to avoid confusion. The intending purchaser has no difficulty in finding exactly