Has TIME departed from its established and promised custom of limiting its size to 80 pages? This week's issue (Jan. 8) contains 68 numbered pages in addition to 20 pages of color advertising, mostly automotive. I have seen no announcement regarding a change in your policy of confining your publication to 80 pages.
HUBERT F. GROSECLOSE
In 1929 TIME, confronted with the problem of how much advertising it could handle, assured cover-to-cover readers: "Until the end of 1930 no issue of TIME will exceed 80 pages plus cover and color...