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World Communications via ITT 

ITT World Communications Inc. 
subsidiary of International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation 

Executive Headquarters 67 Broad Street New York N.Y. 10004 Telephone (212) 797-3300 
[[line]]

Private connections to our operating centers in New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. are available by telephone tie line, teleprinter, desk fax or messenger call box to anyone in those cities. In Honolulu telephone and teleprinter connections are offered. 

Those without access to private connections can reach us by telephone, TWX or Western Union Telex teleprinter as follows: 

ITT World Communications Service Numbers 
To send a telegram via ITT | telephone | TWX | To place an ITT Telex Call | TWX | W.U. Telex 
dial New York | (212) 797-3311 | 212-571-1405 | dial New York | 212-571-1000 | 0103 
Washington | (202) 296-6200 | 202-965-0277 | San Francisco | 415-393-9250 | 0303
San Francisco | (415) 421-1303 | 415-393-7600 |  |  | 
Honolulu | 52-556 |  |  |  | 

Traffic Offices 
New York NY 
(Telephone Area Code 212) 
67 Broad St 797-7522
80 Pine St 797-7690
165 Broadway 797-7685
26 West 31st St 797-7525
6 East 39th St 889-4623
708 Third Ave 797-7646
UN Secretariat Bldg 797-5123

30 Rockefeller Plaza 797-7530
641 Lexington Ave 797-7504
26 West 58th St 797-7696

San Francisco Calif. 
(Telephone Area Code 415) 
350 Mission St 421-1303 

Washington D.C. 
(Telephone Area Code 202) 
1707 L St N.W. 296-6200 

Honolulu Hawaii 
713 Bishop St 52-558 
840 Kailua Road 264374 
1296 Kapiolani Blvd 52-559 
Hilton Hawaiian Village 52-556
Moana Surfrider Hotel 52-557 
Princess Kaiulani Hotel 59-511 

If you are too far from these cities to file your international message directly with one of our offices, simply write or dictate VIA ITT after the address when you give it to the local Western Union Telegraph Co. 

Regional Sales Offices 
Boston Mass. 140 Federal St (617) LA3-3456 
Chicago Ill. 208 S. LaSalle St (312) ST2-6934
Cleveland Ohio 606 Williamson Bldg (216) 781-3528
Dallas Texas 400 Exchange Park North (214) FL7-8732
Los Angeles Calif. 541 S. Spring St (213) 626-4744

Miami Florida 125 S. E. Third Ave (305) FR9-3053
New Orleans La. 124 Camp St, (504) JA2-2071
Philadelphia Pa. Lafayette Bldg. 5th & Chestnut St (215) WA2-6935
Seattle Wash. 826 E. Gwinn Pl (208) EA4-7775
Upper Montclair N.J. P.O. Box 815 (201) PI6-3315
Detroit Mich. 1575 East Lafayette (313) 961-6433

Classes of Service
 
Full Rate Service  Full rate telegrams are subordinated in dispatch only to telegrams relating to safety of life at sea or in the air, epidemiological telegrams of the World Health Organization, government telegrams for which the sender has requested priority of transmission, meteorological telegrams and urgent press telegrams. Full rate telegrams may be expressed in plain language or secret language or both. The minimum number of chargeable words for full rate telegrams is seven. 

Letter Telegram Service  Letter telegrams are admitted at a charge per word of 50 per cent of that applicable to ordinary telegrams. The minimum number of chargeable words for letter telegrams is twenty-two. Letter telegrams must bear the indicated "LT" written immediately before the address to be counted and charged for as one word. The text of letter telegrams must be expressed wholly in plain language. The delivery of letter telegrams generally takes place the morning after the date of deposit. For further information inquire at our offices. 
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