New Look in Printing

In a dozen U.S. cities the International Typographical Union, A.F.L. had struck newspaper plants. Once, such a walkout by the linotype operators would have paralyzed the papers. But last week most of the strikebound dailies were on the stands, thanks to a new technique in printing and, chiefly, to its sponsor, Manhattan's small (total assets: $800,000) Ralph C. Coxhead Corp. Its Vari-Typer machines, glorified typewriters which automatically set straight right-hand margins, were being used by most of the strikebound papers to by-pass the linotypers. The biggest fault that readers found with...

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