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The New Century.
This machine, which was to be regarded as an improved
form of Caligraph, was placed upon the market in 1898,
and the older form was thereupon withdrawn.
As will be seen, it presented a totally distinct appear-
ance, being more compact and stately in every way.
The space-bar was placed in front of the keyboard,
the latter assumed the standard arrangement, and every
regard paid to the convenience of the operators of other
machines who might suddenly be called upon to use the
An improvement 01 the highest value was made in
the system of leverage. It was pointed out that whereas
THE LEVER. SYSTEM
the length of levers varied, a uniform touch wasjmpossible,
and to surmount this difficulty a parallel bar, or inter-
mediate lever, was employed, and the levers of each bank