Foreign News: Tolls & Nibs

In Sir Kingsley Wood Britain has found its perfect Postmaster-General. A solicitor and Member of Parliament, he has all his life stood four-square for Health, Education, Housing and Insurance. By go-getting advertising for the telephone and telegraph systems, which belong to His Majesty's Post Office, he had built up by December 1933 a record profit of £10,000,000.

Last week, to make his telephones really popular, he recklessly reduced telephone rates on the British mainland to all-time lows. The daytime price for a call from Penzance in Cornwall to Thurso in northeastern Scotland, a...

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