Remington Typewriters, 1888

 

Montreal Daily Star, 15 October 1888, page 2

Remington Typewriter

The Deacon’s Premonition of Old Age

“Wal, I must be getting def.  I can’t hear the first sound of the tune but that gal’s a playin’.  But – heow she does make that pianer go!”

The Testimony of the camera

In the so-called Victory (?) of the Caligraph over Remington Typewriter at type-writing contest at Toronto.

Remington, 560 words written correctly out of 579.

Caligraph, 475 words written correctly out of 646.

Remington, entire sentence written forty-nine times correctly.

Caligraph, entire sentence written twice correctly.

Remington errors mostly operator’s mistakes.

Caligraph errors almost all machine failures.

Remington copy clear and distinct.

Caligraph errors almost all machine failures.

Remington copy clear and distinct.

Caligraph copy almost illegible.

Send for photo-electrotype fac-simile of the work and judge for yourself.

J O’Flaherty, 243 St James St.

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