Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

January 28, 1915: According to information given out by the local cable office, the Government has seen fit to place in service a new night letter rate, which will take effect February 1st. The new rating will help in several ways, by taking part of the load off the wires at the busy time and make the charges much cheaper, the new rate being 12 cents per word for a ten word message as to 16 cents by the present day rate. Messages can be filed at any time but will not be sent until the day work is cleared from the wires and will be delivered the...

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