Filler from 1945

Here’s two bits of filler from the February 8 1945 edition of the Toronto Daily Star that prove that newspaper editors would go to great lengths to ensure that no space was left unfilled.

First, this fact about Mexico:


I guess that’s useful to know.

And here’s a bit that showed that the editor was obsessive about not leaving any white space anywhere:


Two rows of text in three columns!

If you want to learn more about Henry Douglas Wynter, his Wikipedia page is here. I could find nothing at all on the Internet about Vita-B wheat germ cereal, alas.


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