Publisher's Letter, Jan. 16, 1956

Dear TIME-Reader:

A Midwest housewife not long ago sent "an urgent request to our Subscription Service Division in Chicago. It read:

"I hope this reaches you in time. I just found out that my husband wrote you two days ago to cancel the TIME subscription we've had for 20 years. Now Pete is a pretty nice guy and I love him, but I just can't put up with missing copies for a month or two, and waiting for him to get around to quietly asking you to put our house back on the mailing list. So please, please disregard my husband's order to...

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