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Announced 20 December 1912
The Great North Western Telegraph Company of Canada announced today it will be lowering the rate on deferred cable messages between Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland effective Janaury 1, 1913. The rate will be reduced to nine cents and be delivered within 24 hours of the filing time. Further, cable letter rates will also be reduced to 75 cents for a 12 word message and five cents for each additional word. Week-end letters will be newly rated at $1.14 for a 24 word message and five cents for each addtional word. Delivery of cable letterd will be made the following day and week-end letters on Monday, in each case 24 hours earlier than on the present delivery date. The new rate changes and charges include telegraphic transmission to the cable terminal at Montreal and cable and week-end letters may also be written in plain language of the country of destination as well as origin of country. For coded messages, please contact our offices.