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•f Director Gui«rel K«
**rt order Whin M|W retee cm a.
Mi of IS per tut and aneecnger
three to three ceau a wib and eto*
itotac aU tow ioeraaor would be
tocher tto|a 26 iMroato. .
Heap ctongaa and riadjmmewl .
the railroad .-atmiei*
turn am Jane ti and frviet'l unit
aw tot 86—for the eanmiHmr lode/
•eve He cppteral to the rate order
Wttboct heartaca ThU action «M
Hifuitmj.Md (a not Intended to
M ait later ceoahhli and tonnage
State railroad or rate manslaainin
hate ao authority to change tho rate*,
tha zaftnaad adarinlatealhw holda.
•tea thsogh 'May prortaluao of tho
far short haala ottfch atetos. Tho
dlrocter general today explained la a
telegram to ahalnaaa of atate eommis
tfcaa. ho wovor, that ha wOl welcome
—ggaMlnao for wadNatf of ratal
an interstate traOe aad thorn will ho
raforrod to tha tetarmalo eommerc-,
aaodulca for to eaniif iratlaa m
yaaaiac on epeeite twwylalats. 8Ut
aMMtgafoaa alaa aay enter forms!
protesta direct to tho Interstate Coas
ts ho derived from tha swaaptag ia
rressss which la sattoated at fra*
9MMWMW0 to gaoOjOtojOM.
Tho addittaaal ttoigaa aat oveaU
oally ha shsorbad in higher prices of
la aatiaaalla particularly foe coal,
brick, lumber, Mata aad grain aad
tar Mtartels ahlygid to aaiial oaly
a short diatenaa. t wall ate of tha gMr
idtitalii all wit that far hmde at
fm five to Mr arilea, partkalariy
la atetos which haw thdr awa Intra
ad la varying aaaoaats ranging from
2* to M par coat.
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Because every man knows when a Low Cut Shoe bears
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that naine^ it means America’s Best Shoes for Men.
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I have a few pairs in all styles carried ovet from last
season, which I am offering for a few days at $5.98 a
pair. 'The new price is $10.00 to $12.50.
’Mail Orders Receive Prompt Attention.
Evans’ White Front Dept. Store
Laurinburg, North Carolina
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Telephone Company Plans
To Improve Service •
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Our request of the North Carolina State Corporation Cora
mission for authority to enforce the clause in our subscribers*
contract for service which provides that we shall furnish service
for the use of (the) subscriber, subscriber’s agents and represen
, tatives only, is in the interest of improved service, conservation
of facilities and the elimination of an unnecessary burden now
borne (by the company and certain of its subscribers/
For many yean we have permitted our operators to furnish
our subsen ben an information service, such as giving the time of
the day and answering other inquiries not m any way connected
with the furnishing of telephone service.
We have alto indulged the practice of many subscriber to
business service in allowing the general public free and unre
stricted use of telephone stations in the subscriber's place of
business, with the result that this practice has developed into an
This free use of service by the general public prevails eaten
■vely in our larger dries and is noticeable in public and semi
public (daces In many of which a telephone station is provided
for the free use of the public for advertising purposes. Tele
phone stations of this class are used beyond all reasonable limits
for frivolous and unnecessary purposes and prove a burden upon
the service by requiring operators and facilities which are ur
gently needed for necessary and serious uses.
It is such stations as these that will be effected by the an
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The demands upon die operators arid facilities of tha com
pany by reason of the innumerable requests for the time of day
and other information and tt>« extensive and unauthorised use of;
the service in public and aemi-pubfic places, have grown to sndr
proportions as to seriously handicap us in our efforts to render
efficient service to our subscribers who ace paying for the service..
Coupled with this there is such an unprecedented demands
for telephone service and facilities, both for hwsinaaa sad soda!
purposes that we Mt hour duty to petition the Stela
Commission for authority to enforce our subscribers* contract*,
so that facilities now psed for frivolous and uanacemary purposes
aalgbtbt released for a more serious and legitimate oat ,
SOUTHERN SELL TELEPHONE
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY
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