National Geographic : 1954 Oct
Next to being there in person, there's nothing quite so warm and satisfying as a voice-visit by telephone. Long Dis tance service is quick, friendly and courteous. And rates are surprisingly low, especially after six o'clock every night and all day Sunday. Somewhere today there is someone who would like to hear your voice. BELL TELEPHONE SYSTEM When you call, remember to Call by Number. Long Distance Rates Are Low Here are some examples: New York to Philadelphia ... 400 Cleveland to Baltimore....... 75¢ Atlanta to Indianapolis...... 85¢ Chicago to Dallas .......... $1.20 Los Angeles to Boston ...... $2.00 These are the Station-to-Station rates for the first 3 minutes, after 6 o'clock every night and all day Sunday. They do not include the federal excise tax. It's faster.