Art: Sign War

The lead of the Standard Oil Company of New York in moving to abolish obnoxious, vista-masking signboards from the public highways (TIME, March 24), is being followed by other potent corporations. The Chairman of the National Committee for Restriction of Outdoor Advertising (Mrs. W. L. Lawton of Glen Falls, N. Y.) has received pledges of sympathy and implied promises of aid from 15 concerns.

These friendly concerns are: Kirkman & Son (soap), The Kelly-Springfield Tire Co., the Pillsbury Flour Mills Co., Washburn-Crosby Co. (flour), The Champion Spark Plug Co., The B. F....

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