Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on March 30, 1918 · Page 32
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 32

Oakland, California
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Saturday, March 30, 1918
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SATURDAY EVENING f.' Tribunes New Press Prints 72,000 Papers an Hour - , TV : 1 7 A r MammothHoeSextupleLatest Production of Inventive Minds In World of Newspaperdom Th TRIBUNE, with Hbtishment of the papr In its new hom, will b printed on tha mimmeth new press, buUt epcU.lly for The TR1BCNK In the4EuC The sew equipment U known as the X-pattern sextuple lijht-nlnx prens, patented by H. lioe t Co. of New York; and London. Thia machine, which ha ben in procfes of Installation for more than etz weeks, ha no equal on thia aide of the bay, either In sue. capacity or printing abater, and la one of the biget tie luxe presses between S411 rYancisco and Chicago. It la the latest product of the keenest Inventive minds In the the newspaper world, and Is the most perfect, as well as the most Intricate piece of newspaper-making- machinery ever assembled. The purchaao of the new press wae made necessary by the continued and rapid growth of The TRIBUNE and by the Increase In the number of pages resulting from the handling of the1 three great world news servloee the exclusive Associated Press service carried by Tho TRIBUNE, the United Press and the International Newt Service, together with the presentation of tho fullest and most complete local news and the growth of the advertising patronage. DIRKCTI.Y IX I'KOXT OK PLATE GLASS WINDOWS. Tho new press la placed directly in front of tho big plats (class windows on tho Franklin street side of tho new Tribune building, where tho publlo wU bo enabled to watch It In operation and readily chock Tho TRIBUNE'S - circulation. Beside It will bo erected the sextuple Boo press which has been In operation In tho old homo of The TRIBUNAL This press Is to bo dismantled Immediately, thoroughly overhauled and rebuilt by R. Hoe ft Co.. equipped with modern devices, peeded up, provided with "fudge" system and new color deck, and Installed besldo tho new press facing the .windows In tho new building. The 1 ipwf . mm -i J-EgSHh welcome (Ci 1 mwmmm . . w i1" '--LJ i'-l iljj-f - Oakland. California '' - j - -r ' S l C. J. TWOMEY 433 13th Street . Inspect my Spring Lino of Imported Eigh-Grod Woolens Cosgrave s, inc. 523 13th , Extend greetings to The Tribune and a sincere wish for contiifued growth and prosperity operatic n of tho two big psoases and tho delivery of tho papers will bo In full view from tho windows facing tho street. In shipping tho monster new proas from the ta- four freight ears were used. Tho grow weight, without tho motor equipment. Is about eighty tons. or 1(9. 009 pounds. , It occupies a space i feet in width by SO In length and standa IS feet high. LIGHTNING fcPEED IS INDICATED. The lightning apoed of tho new proso Is Indicated by tho following, showing its capacity per hour: Seventy-two thousand 4. I. II or ll-page papers. Fifty-four thousand II -pace pacers. Thlrty-sU thousand 14. 14. II. 10. 22 or 24-page tapers, composed la two collected sections. Thirty-sU thousand II. !0. II. 14 or 21-page papers, composed In two collected sections of different number of pages. 1 Eighteen thousand 21. 12. St. 41. 44, 41 or 61-pats papers, composed la two collected sections This means that T2.009 copies of a 12-page e. lit Ion, or SI. 009 copies of a 14 to 21-page edition will bo sent through the press, folded, pasted If desired, counted In bundles and dellv. ered, in one hour. Tho equipment makes possible the printing of double tho number of sections of which tho old-stylo presses are capable. Forty years ago Tho TRJBUNTE, thoa four years In existence, had a cylinder press of which It was proud. It had a capacity of about 1100 papers an hour. It would have taksn It throe days, running at full capacity, to get out one day's edition of tho present circulation of Tho TRIBUNE, with out considering tho slie of tho paper, which would have been unthinkable In those days. The new press has boon fitted with an extra half deck for oolor work and will have a reversible cylinder la one of tho units of tho top deck to make mm To The Tribnne h' dus every credit for the tmUmitei faith ihovn in Oakland's future. Welcome to 13 th Street TRIBUNE Merchant Tailor Street - y w . r- i I'll Xvf',,n-. I H fwHT: v I ; : 5 4 L' nTjr- .,r 5. ' - . : . . : ' M - - ...... , ... ...... 4 JV,,. ...v.; v:"Vf if--' - ' . . m . .Vvr-.Y - ,,'..,:f,. -V' , f . 'I..' " " . ; v ' ...... -M Mammoth ne Tribune 1 tho printing of tho oolor section finer and to onablo tho use of more colors in tho proces LAST-MINCTE NKWSL. CAN BE HANDLED. By means of a "fudge" iervlce, tho press la equipped to handle "last -minute newt,'' which can be placed la tho front page any time during tho press run of an edition, making It possible to give too publlo an Important late story which may break after tho edition has gone to pros. This late news devloo la part of tho equipment of only tho most modern presses and Is one of tho lata patent la proso construction. The locttiott of the New Home of The OAKLAND TRIBUNE on Thirteenth treet meant the dawning of a new era for the business men of that thoroughfare. It meant the definite location of tha busines center of the community, and it meant that Thirteenth ttreet will forever be the great east and wett artery of trade and travel in the City of Oakland. With the splendid Ilotel Oakland, with new buildings for offices and for trade, with bankt and financial institutions, with the probable IdcatioiTbf TTinlo and Franklin streets, it needed only the location of the finest newspaper office in the W e all extend our most hearty congratulations to and future earnest co-operation in community prosperity work The Oakland Tribune V FUEL AND FEED 353 13th Street WELC0IE TRIBUNE TO el 13TH STREET Kisich's SADDLE ROCK RESTALH4NT prtst-X-pattcrn ttxtuple Ushlitmg prtis Both presses will bo driven and con-trolled by tho Kohler system of eleo-trlo control. Tho new proso la operated by a Tt-horsepower motor direct ly coupled to tho main drive shaft of the press. Tho switchboard and control system are In a room separated from tho press by plate wire-mesh glass, which la nn added protection to tho employees working about tho pow-or plant. ( Tho open construction of tho new press, tho careful protection of the working parts, and tho equipment by which all tho adjustments can bo made from outside the proso, make for con-enlenro la handling and for tho safe e& 1 Welcome i - - Tribune HORSESHOE INN P. F. NOBLE, Prop. Oakland's newrnt rating places on Thirteenth street, near tho new Tribune Building. ' 417 13th Street OAKLAND 1 The Curtain Store 520 Thirteenth r Welcomes The Tribune Uptown 1 T 4 1H i! I If 1111 WMt ye w Mil St I. ..f- built b R. Hot & Company f New ty of pressmen. Tho press la controlled from seven 'stations' at ainereai parts, where tho touch oa a push-button will halt It oulokly If occasion demands. An electrical Indicator records any chance variation that might occur. Should tho paper, which la fed Into the rollers from Immense rolls, from IS to II Inches In width, break during tho operation of tho press, tho machine Is stopped" automatically by the operation of tho electrical braking system. Tho two presses, when therfldtr machine has been rebuilt and Improved, will greatly Increase tho capacity of tho plant, and by their speed and ca JU Welcome Tribune . "Century Electric CORNER 13TH AND CLAY STS. York and London. pacity, will provide for tho future growth of Tho TRIBUNE for some time to come They represent at present tho best mechanical equipment obtainable In America, which loads the world In press construction. THE XAST TTMK yon mimed tho last car you wished you had known what time) It left. Tho TKIBl'NK offers an np-to-date and complete) first and lost time car X'hrUulo frne to siiborribera ai the) main off loo of The) T1UB VNJC I' 18 I i- v' s5 Ks s s?'. SJ K-j N .VX .v.-' w M. Sm l. K-N Jy-. W'X -x ,vv a,- Kv v sm..a.o x vxr .v sw-i .xx West to round out and make complete the business life of Thirteenth ttheet The new TRIBUNE building meant much to Oakland, but more to that part of Oakland which hat itt business on Thirteenth street The future of this thor oughfare is assured. No other street can rival it in buildings or business, and tho location of Thirteenth ttreet on the map it now f irmly fixed. Thirteenth street cart now claim to b e one of the two great arteriet that lead right to the heart of Oakland. There isa jdawning or ajnew ersyforJlhUstreet, and that new era will be one of long duration. It will not be a short era, but 'one tiafVillarryrosperirjr with it for many yeart to come. FELICITATIONS TO TIIE CITY OF OAKLAND ON THIS OCCASION MARKING THE COMPLETION OF ANOTHER ENTERPRISE OF A MAGNITUDE COMMENSURATE WITH ITS SPIRIT OF ACHIEVEMENT (Clbfinnim Ejegbsscs Spedsdes M any of our Sovtn Storu t ! -.kluJ, Sacramento Fresno, , Stockton, Vallejo 1048 J St, Fresno 120 Geary Street and 164 Powell Street, San Francisco We "up and down" 13th street welcome you Tribune Otis Elevator Co. 333 13th Street Stereotyping r w WO minutes saved on 1 fcrm. 1 Two hours saved each day. JL Wastage cf muscle power eliminated. This la the record of the) thjw exrnlp-meet tn the stereotypic department. It ineaEa that The TRIBUNE cms) break lis own record, which was the) record ta Oak lax 1 for tho ttrno la gertisg out an extra. For this two minutes saved is saTod tn a process! that ermes In the making of a newspaper Jus before the press is started and tho edition ma off. It ta the pro eea of making the stereotype plates) for the big preesea Two minutes saved on a form means that Instead of it being six to eight minutes after the "flash has come oa a piece of news before the paper la going out on the street. It will bo only four to sis minute la tho now TRIBUNE riant. Two minutes saved means not only that The TRIBLNH can bo first on the street with tho news, but that It can outdistance tta rivals by double the time It has boea able to win by tn tho rt. SERVICE TO WIUOI FEW CAN ASPIRE. With its complete Associated Press, United Press and International New Service, this perfection of mechanical equipment means an ideal of service) tn handling the news to which tow papers ran aspire. In flashing the news to tho public news such as that of the declaration of war bv the United States, nearly a year ago. The TRIBUNE was able) by Its superior service and equipment ta be the flirt upon the street With) the 1 advantars gained by the new me inical equipment this lead will be chanlc materially Increased. The stereotyping department is ot4 of the Integral processes In the pro ductlon of a modern newspaper. Tha men who make ltp the force In thia room are skilled mechanics of the) highest type, men who must have had long experience In handling the wet matrices. In molding these with the) type forms, in drying them and la pouring the molten metal to make sk cast with a clear and perfect impression. With the old machinery, they were probably the hardest worklnff crew In the building. The pruro under which the matrices were dried, (Con. on Page 18, Cols. 4-6) 1 The Winedale Co. 373 13th Street Extends Greetings to The Tribune

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