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Many a bright stenographer at the 28th Annual National Business Show in Grand Central Palace, Manhattan, last week, demanded demonstrations of the newest office mechanisms. Polite salesmen responded by giving a performance of the self-feeding typewriter, more like a player piano than a desk machine, with characters for any language except Hebrew and Chinese. Others displayed an attachment that recorded telephone messages which came while the boss was out, spoke them to him in dulcet tones on his return. Dictaphones, check writers, letter openers and folders indicated that the secretary of the future...

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