A Crusader Against Dial Telephones

Issue 7 and Volume 93.

A Crusader Against Dial Telephones At the New York State Fire Chiefs convention at Poughkeepsie on May 22, Chief Henry F. Drake, of the Stanfordville, N. Y., Fire Department was presented with a beautiful (ten cent) dial telephone. In searching for the story behind this presentation, it was learned that for the last ten years, Chief Drake has carried on a crusade against the use of dial telephones and almost had the telephone company discarding them. However, the company has gone to a great deal of expense developing and installing these phones, and as a result nothing much can be done.

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