The Press: Important People

Deft-fingered compositors, rushing the August 15 issue of Forbes (For Busy Business Men) to the presses, dropped a few lines of type, picked them up not quite correctly. The bizarre but unhappy result appeared in the column: "About Important People."

"Roy O. West, of Chicago, was appointed by President Coolidge to be Secretary Tramways Company, of the Mexican Toronto, to the board and C. D. Magee, of Power Company; the Mexican Light & ted to the board of of Toronto, was elec-

"Sir Thomas White, Work.

"succeeding Hubert of the Interior to succeed the late Captain Loewenstein."

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