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The bell telephone system is organized to give constantly improved service... quick, accurate, easy to use What you want of the telephone ... it is our business to give An Advertisement of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company When you order a telephone, you want it put in promptly. During the last five years the average length of time needed to have a telephone installed has been cut nearly in half. You want quick and accurate service, free from trouble. Good as the service was five years ago, today there are a third less troubles per telephone. During this same period there have been marked increase in the already high percentage of perfectly transmitted conversations. When you make a toll call, you want a prompt, clear connection. Five years ago 70 per cent of all toll and long distance calls were handled while the calling person remained a the telephone. Today all but a very small per cent are handled this way. The Bell System is organized to give constantly improved service. Several thousand persons in the bell Laboratories are engaged in research that improves the material means of telephony. The Western Electric Company, with plants at CHicago, Kearny, N.J., and Baltimore, specializes in the manufacture of precision telephone equipment of the highest quality. From its warehouses all over the country, it supplies the millions of delicate parts for Bell System apparatus. The operation of the System is carried on by 24 Associated Companies, each attuned to the area it serves. The staff of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company is continually developing better methods for the use of these operating companies. Your telephone service today is better than ever before. The organized effort of the Bell System is directed toward making it even better tomorrow.
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