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I know you started a theater column in the Jester. This
is sort of where we left off. I was wondering if the circulation
increased while you were editor.
The circulation was more or less fixed because the
students, as I recall, got the Jester along with some other
things for a small payment--the Jester, the Spectator, the
varsity show and things of that sort.
You weren't concerned about the financial end?
Well, we were because we had to get some advertisements
to make the magazine big enough. And my object was to
make it more of a magazine than it had been. You know, it
had been pretty slender. Also, there wasn't enough stuff
being turned in. So my object was to build the Jester up.
How did you do this? I know you showed me this when we
went upstairs. For instance, you showed me the book column,
which was new.
Yes, the book column was new. The theater column had
been thrown out years before. There had been one. The first
thing I did was to look up all the old Jesters and make notes
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