National Geographic : 1937 Feb
HOW MUCH DOES THE TELEPHONE )'? It is easy to figure how much the telephone costs. It is not easy to reckon how much it saves. A single telephone call may save a life-brighten a friendship or a day-sell a bill of goods or land a job. One telephone call may be worth more to you than the cost of the service for months and years to come. The telephone saves you touch with stores and priceless hours of time each friends and office-by tele week-spares you trips phone. The cost is but a through snow and storm few cents a day. In return, these uncertain winter days. the telephone offers you in Without moving from the creasing measure of secur warmth and comfort of your ity, convenience, happiness own fireside, you are in and achievement. Every time you call a number, you use some part of a nation-wide 3 J telephone system that cost more than four billion dollars to build and employs about 300,000 people. The facilities of this entire organization are yours to command-anywhere, and at small cost. S BELL TELEPHONE SYSTEM PRESS OF JUDD & DETWEILER,INI WASHINGTON,D. C.