1927 The Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide Page: 24
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24 SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY.
Lightning strikes and several telephone
lines are out. Rain begins to fall and freeze
on the wires, a heavy wind rises and mile after
mile of sleet-weighted telephone wires are torn
Or perhaps just a few drops of water leak
through some tiny hole in a telephone cable
and several wires are short-circuited and made
When disaster or damage are reported, our
every resource is concentrated on the restor-
ation of service at the earliest possible moment.
Constant expense and increasing effort are
required to provide satisfactory and uninter-
rupted telephone service.
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1927 The Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide, book, 1927~; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123785/m1/28/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.