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CHEAP CABLE MESSAGES.

TO TUK KDITOiI. Sir. In response to the announcement in the papers that concessions w.iuhl be made re. above cables. 1 went to the q'ele-'-ra.ph Oflkv on Thursday tt> send my boy a Christmas greeting. 1 found that the rate wits 1 HA per word, and tiie message of four words which I sent- him. including address and signature, cost me. 9s 7d. Inquiring as t<> a reply-paid message, 1 was told it would cost 3s Od per word. I do think that these pricss are exorbitant, and that parents should have been allowed to send greeting to their sons e.t a moderate rate. 1 am, etc., A Motiiku. December 26. [Tho concession, is substantial. Cable messages may be sent, to the troops in Egypt at a charge of Hid a word, 'the ordinary charge is 3 s 9d a worth--Ed. E.S.j

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CHEAP CABLE MESSAGES., Evening Star, Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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CHEAP CABLE MESSAGES. Evening Star, Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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