National Geographic : 1954 Apr
Long Distance QUIZ "They tell me Long Distance calls are mighty cheap. I How much would you say these calls would be ?" Baltimore to Philadelphia Chicago to St. Louis Washington to Detroit Answers: Baltimore to Philadelphia 40c Jacksonville to Indianapolis Boston to San Francisco See answers at bottom of page We find that most people don't realize how low Long Distance rates really are. So we put on this little telephone quiz to give you some typical rates. Small in cost, a Long Distance call can mean so much to someone who is dear but distant. Warm, familiar voices melt the miles between - and leave an extra measure of pleasure at each end of the line. Somewhere today there is someone who would like to hear your voice. SAVE TIME . . CALL BY NUMBER. When you're calling out-of-town, it will speed your call if you can give the operator the number you want. It's easier, too. BELL TELEPHONE SYSTEM Chicago to St. Louis 70c Washington to Detroit 85c Jacksonville to Indianapolis $1.10 Boston to San Francisco $2 These are 3-minute station-to-station rates, after 6 every evening and all day Sunday, not including federal excise tax.