|Ager & Badham, Wholesale Boot and Shoe Manufacturers.In the staple industry of Rushden, a well-known house engaged in this branch of commerce is that under the proprietorship of Messrs. Ager & Badham, Wholesale Boot and Shoe Manufacturers of this town, who have been established some years, and since their commencement have grouped together a widespread connection in different parts of the country. Their works are well located, and are three stories high, modern, and built for the shoe and boot industry, on suitable lines, and in accordance with the recognised rule of the business. They comprise stock, packing, clicking, and forwarding rooms, fitted up with every convenience for the prompt execution of all orders, with best type of boot machinery, appliances, plant, etc., also a well-appointed office. The firm manufacture principally for the home trade, and their goods are well known for excellent material used, combining style and durability. Great care is taken by the members of the firm in the selection of materials used, so as to keep up the high standard of the specialities of this house. The stock of made goods and raw material is extensive. Orders are attended to with the greatest despatch under the supervision of Messrs. Ager & Badham, no goods leaving this establishment unless up to the required standard. An adequate staff of workmen is continually employed. In commercial and social circles the firm are well known for their courteous and straightforward business dealings.