E. S. Jacksot, who has for a number of years
been at the head of the proofreading department of
R . M. cLean's, has left that firm to accept a posi
tion as foreman of the new composing room of the
A. N. Garrett, whose resignation as sporting
editor of the Toronto World was reported in this
paper last month, has reconsidered his decision and
is once more to be seen at the desk he has occupied
for so many years.
The premises at 93-99 Spadina Ave., formerly
occupied by Business Systems, have been taken by
Alex. Anderson. Mr. Anderson has four cylinder
presses and two folding machines and with the in-
creased floor space will be in a better position to
handle his work, which is to the trade only.
The Sentinel Press, Saturday Night building,
have installed a plant for job printing, and will in
future be in a position to turn out first-class work,
having thle latest faces of type and good presses.
They have also purchased one of the latest pattern
American Mergenthaler linotype machi?nes.
Harrv W. Jakeway, of Toronto Saturday Night,
lormerly proprietor and editor of the Stayner Sun,
and well known in local newspaper circles, was on
Novenber 27th united in marriage to Miss Marie
Wheler, daughter of George Wheler, of the Regis-
trar-Genrerals Department.. Mr. Jakeway was the
recipient of gifts from the heads of departments of
the Saturday Night Company.
The Sons of England Record, which for twelve
years has been published monthly, will in future
appear weekly. The paper has been placed upon an
entirely new basis by the Supreme Executive. It is
proposed to issue a larger paper, and the business
antl editorial management has been considerably
strengthened. A further guarantee of the character
of the new Record is supplied by the long journalis-
tic experience of H. C. Hocken, who has under-
taken the publication of the Record for the Supreme
Beginning with the first issue of January, I908,
the Canadian Engineer was edited by E. A. James,
B.A., Se. Mr. James is a graduate of the School of
Practical Science, having taken the civil engineering
course. Since graduation he has been engaged in
survey and irrigation work, and leaves the engineer-
ing staff of the Canadian Pacific Railway to take up
his new duties. While at college Mr. James was
I'resident of the Engineering Society, and some time
ago was appointed one of the representatives of the
School of Practical Science on the senate of the
I'niversity of Toronto. He is an associate mem-
ber of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers.
On Saturday, December 2ist, Albert H. Robson,
the art director of the Grip Company, Limited,
.(engravers), was made the happy recipient of a
handsomely fitted traveling case, presented by the
art department. The occasion was in honor of Mr.
Robson's marriage, which took place in St. Thomas
on December 23rd. Mr. and Mrs. Robson spent
their honeymoon in the east. Mr. Robson is well
and favorably known to the printers and publishers
Printer an Publisher
of this country, who join us in wishing him a long,
happy and prosperous life.
A fire that assumed large proportions, broke out
in the factory of the Elliott Paper Box Co., Rich-
mond Street, in the early morning of December
I5th. Damage to the extent of $I5o,oo was done,
the building and plant being a total loss. The com-
pany were insured in the sum of $I2I,OOO, forty-five
companies being involved. They have secured tem-
porary offices in the Manning Chambers, and are
still filling orders, the other local factories turning
out the work. It is the intention of the company
to build a new factory, installing the very latest
niachinery, they will not, however, build on the old
The evening of December I3th was ladies' night
with the Toronto Press Club at the St. Charles.
Mrs. Patrick Campbell and her daughter, Miss
Patrick Campbell, were the guests of th? evening.
About i50 ladies and gentlemen were present. Mrs.
Campbell warmly thanked the club for their cordial
welcome of her and her daughter, and then a de-
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Who Headed the Poll a the Rcent Muiipal Election
lightful programme was presented by Miss Mar-
garet L. Shepherd, Frank Blackford, violinist; J. D.
A. Tripp, pianist; and R. S. Pigot, with L. Mar-
shall as accompanist. Short speeches were made by
N. MacTavish, Dr. Stowe-Gullen and Joseph Clark.
Albert E. S. Smythe, president, occupied the chair.
At a meeting of the Toronto Press Club held
on January 8th in the St. Charles Hotel nomina-
tions took place for the officers for this year. The
elections will take place on January 2ist. The fol-
lowing will contest the different positions: Presi-
dent, Oliver M. Ross, of the Mail and Empire, and
Alex. C .Lewis, of the Telegram, Vice-President,
William Wallis, of the Mail and Empire, C. O.
Knowles, of the Telegram, and Fergus Kyle, of
Saturday Night; Secretary, Harry Bretz, of the
World, and John Tibbs, of the Star; Treasurer,
William Banks, sr., of the Globe, and Burnside
Robinson, of the News; Auditors, William Stewart,
of the Mail and Empire, Victor Ross, of the Globe,
Frank Smith, of the News, and F. W. Fields, of the
Monetary Times. During the meeting the chair
was occupied by Mr. A. E. S. Smythe, the retiring